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Admissions Associate

Hannah Senesh Community Day School, a vibrant and inclusive, independent K-8 Jewish community in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, is hiring an Admissions Associate to begin August 2020.

Rooted in Jewish values and wisdom, 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 sense of self, a connection to community, and a commitment to doing good in the world.

This is an exciting time to be at Senesh as we recently celebrated our milestone 25th year and envision our bright future. The Admissions Associate is a member of the Advancement Team and will play a significant role in helping to move us forward into this next phase. This position includes two types of roles – one is working in the front office and representing the school and the other is working with the Director of Admissions to help grow recruitment and engagement.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter expressing their interest in this particular position; and a current resume to Annette Powers, Director of Admissions and Community Engagement, Hannah Senesh Community Day School at apowers@hannahsenesh.org. To learn more about the school, visit the website at www.hannahsenesh.org.

Hours: 7:30am-4pm

Responsibilities:

  • Be the welcoming face of the school by greeting guests and visitors, managing incoming telephone calls, messages and emails, and supporting and following through on parent requests.
  • Support daily operations of the school by accepting deliveries, distributing mail, and managing maintenance of copier and Pitney Bowes postage machine.
  • Be involved in growing the school. Work with the Director of Admissions to plan and manage admissions and community-wide events including, but not limited to, in-person and virtual open houses, accepted parent events, new family events, playdates, parent ambassador training, community partnerships and events, and school fairs.
  • Collect and analyze data to help determine and execute recruitment strategy.
  • Support the 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 1-3 years of professional experience in customer service, events planning, and/or Jewish organizational life.
  • Strong project management and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be flexible, organized, proactive, and have strong communications skills.
  • Understanding of Jewish non-profit and brownstone Brooklyn communities, a plus.

Middle School Math Maternity Leave Replacement (Grades 5 and 6) 

Hannah Senesh Community Day School, a progressive, independent K-8 Jewish school in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, is hiring a full-time, middle school (5th and 6th grade) math teacher maternity leave replacement for September-December. Applicants should possess a passion for math education and be creative, thoughtful, and reflective educators who value working in a progressive school setting.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Lauren Goldberg, Middle School Director, Hannah Senesh Community Day School lgoldberg@hannahsenegh.org

Responsibilities include: 

  • Facilitating math 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 through the middle school advising program 
  • 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 and/or middle school setting 
  • Experience with Singapore math program 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 
  • Experience with remote teaching and learning preferred 

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.