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Lower School Elementary Lead Teacher Position

Hannah Senesh Community Day School, a progressive, independent K-8 Jewish school in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, is hiring a full-time teacher to join our 2021-22 faculty.  Applicants should be creative, thoughtful, and reflective educators who value working in a progressive school setting.  

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Shelley Fogelson, Lower School Director, Hannah Senesh Community Day School sfogelson@hannahsenesh.org. To learn more about the school visit the website at www.hannahsenesh.org

Responsibilities include:  

  • Facilitating reading, writing, math, and social studies instruction through whole group, small group, and individual instruction
  • Designing hands-on, engaging learning activities that provide opportunities for students to explore and construct meaning
  • Using data from formative and summative assessments to guide instruction
  • Differentiating instruction and materials  to meet the diverse needs of learners in the classroom
  • Developing a warm, inclusive, and supportive classroom environment
  • Helping students to develop social and emotional competencies
  • Working collaboratively with grade-level team members on programs and supporting students
  • Keeping accurate documentation of student progress
  • Maintaining an ongoing dialogue with parents about student progress 

Candidates will possess the following qualifications and dispositions towards education:

  • MA degree in education
  • Three or more years experience working as a lead teacher in an elementary setting
  • Diversity/Anti-bias training
  • A “whole child” approach to teaching and learning that focuses on growth in academic, social and emotional domains
  • A progressive approach to education
  • Experience with Teachers College Reading and Writing Workshop preferred
  • Experience integrating technology into teaching practice
  • Collaborates and works successfully as an integral part of a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Substitute Teacher, Grades K-8 

    Seeking substitute teachers for General Studies, Judaic Studies, and Hebrew Language. College degree and experience working with children required. Hannah Senesh is a progressive, independent K-8 Jewish Day School in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. Email resume to: office@hannahsenesh.org

    Hannah Senesh Community Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes candidates who will add to the diversity of our school community including, but not limited to staff of any race, color, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation.