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Lower School Elementary Lead Teacher

Hannah Senesh Community Day School, a progressive, independent K-8 Jewish school in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, is hiring a full time lower school lead teacher to join our 2020-21 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. 

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
  • 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
  • Experience with Teachers College Reading and Writing Workshop preferred
  • A “whole child” approach to teaching and learning that focuses on growth in academic, social and emotional domains
  • A progressive approach to education
  • Experience integrating technology into teaching practice
  • Collaborates and works successfully as an integral part of a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Middle School Humanities Teacher

Hannah Senesh Community Day School, a progressive, independent K-8 Jewish day school in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, is hiring a full time middle school humanities teacher to join our 2020-2021 faculty. Applicants should be creative, thoughtful and reflective educators who value working in a progressive school setting. Responsibilities include teaching English and History, developing a warm, inclusive and supportive classroom environment, and working collaboratively with grade level team members on programs and supporting students.Additional responsibilities include advisory, clubs, and participating in an overnight trip. Education degree and experience working with pre-adolescent and adolescent students required. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Sarah Kay, Middle School Director, Hannah Senesh Community Day School skay@hannahsenesh.org. 

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 a middle school
  • Experience with Teachers College Reading and Writing Workshop preferred
  • A “whole child” approach to teaching and learning that focuses on growth in academic, social and emotional domains
  • A progressive approach to education; including differentiating instruction
  • Experience integrating technology into teaching practice
  • Collaborates and works successfully as an integral part of a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Associate Director of Admissions and Community Engagement

Hannah Senesh Community Day School, a progressive, independent K-8 Jewish school in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, is hiring an Associate Director of Admissions and Community Engagement to begin August 2020.

Rooted in Jewish values and traditions, Senesh fosters a love of learning guided by intellectual curiosity and social responsibility. We are home to a diverse community of students who achieve their highest academic potential while developing a strong moral compass to change and challenge the world.

This is an exciting time to be at Senesh as we celebrate our milestone 25th year and envision our bright future.The Associate Director of Admissions and Community Engagement will lead Senesh’s community outreach and engagement initiatives in order to support the advancement efforts of the school.

The Associate Director of Admissions and Community Engagement should be an enthusiastic and motivated professional who has demonstrated experience developing key relationships with multiple stakeholders. They will report to the Director of Admissions and Community Engagement and collaborate with the school’s Advancement Team to facilitate events and programs to increase brand awareness and deepen community relationships to support Senesh’s advancement efforts.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Annette Powers, Director of Admissions and Community Engagement, at apowers@hannahsenesh.org. Hannah Senesh Community Day School is a progressive, independent K-8 Jewish school in Carroll Gardens Brooklyn. 

Responsibilities:

  • Convey Senesh’s brand and mission to the larger Brooklyn and Jewish communities.
  • Develop strategic partnerships and relationships with organizations and individuals to build a broader communications network.
  • Plan and manage community programs including, but not limited to, Conversations@Senesh, Sundays@Senesh, Senesh holiday events, and salon-style events.
  • Plan and manage admissions events including, but not limited to, open houses, accepted parent events, new family events, playdates, and parent ambassador training.
  • Collect and analyze data to evaluate the impact of partnerships and events.
  • Support admissions process from inquiry to enrollment to onboarding of new families including managing inquiries, communicating with prospective parents, coordinating tours and student visits, following up on application steps, supporting onboarding of new families, and more.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 3-5 years of professional experience in building strategic partnerships, events planning, and/or Jewish organizational life.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Must be flexible, organized, proactive, and good at interpersonal communications.
  • Understanding of Jewish non-profit and brownstone Brooklyn communities, a plus.

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.