Aytan is a pedagogic mentor in the Revivim Honors Teacher-Training Program in Jewish Studies in the Faculty of Humanities at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has a B.A. degree in history from Columbia University and an M.A. degree in the History of the Jewish People from Yeshiva University. He was ordained as a Rabbi at Yeshivat Har Etzion through the Israeli Rabbinate. Aytan has been teaching Jewish Studies and working in administrative roles in integrated high schools for religious and secular students in Kfar Adummim and at the Keshet High School in Jerusalem for over fifteen years. He is currently researching the interface of text-based and project-based learning.