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Director of Educational Technology

Hannah Senesh Community Day School, a progressive, independent K-8 Jewish day school in
Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, is hiring a Director of Educational Technology. Start date is
February- August 2022 depending on candidates availability.

Senesh is an open and inclusive Jewish Day School committed to the rich mosaic of Jewish life.
Our community reflects the great diversity of the modern Jewish people who find a warm and
welcoming Jewish home at Senesh. Our core Jewish values guide our work in building a school
where every Jewish child is included and has a strong sense of belonging, where every voice
and every story matters. Applicants should be creative, thoughtful, and 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@hannahsenesh.org. To
learn more about the school visit the website at www.hannahsenesh.org.

Job Summary

The director of educational technology reports to the middle school director. They are
responsible for all curricular issues relating to technology at the school and assist the faculty in
integrating appropriate and innovative technologies to support, enhance, and extend learning.
They collaborate closely with the IT department to ensure timely resolution of tech support
issues, software updates, and device maintenance. The director of educational technology
collaborates with division directors and the lower school science and technology educator.

Teaching responsibilities include: middle school digital essentials, a technology elective, and an
enrichment class. In addition, the director of educational technology supervises the middle
school math and science teachers including evaluation and supporting curricular development.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Program evaluation

  • Evaluate and reset our technology program to educate students with digital literacy skills
    and digital citizenship while balancing a healthy relationship with technology as critical
    consumers and producers
  • Evaluate and enhance our technology program to meet the goal of improving teaching
    effectiveness and student proficiency in a tech-enabled world.
  • Spearhead educational technology initiatives that support teaching and learning.
  • Research and evaluate new and emerging educational technologies.

Faculty technology proficiency

  • Evaluate educational technology use across K-8 to ensure consistency and
    coordination.
  • Determine a baseline of technology skills for faculty and implement teacher training and
    implementation, including on-boarding new faculty.
  • Establish systems for educators to access, preview, or receive training in hardware
    usage and software applications.

Education technology

  • Collaborate with teachers, educational leaders, the LS science and technology teacher
    and the IT team on specific needs and growth opportunities.
  • Support and oversee the deployment and integration of age-/grade-appropriate,
    best-practices in educational technology applications across the school.
  • Remain current with educational technological knowledge and skill through networking,
    membership in technology associations, and pursuing professional development
    opportunities.
  • Collaborate with the IT department to ensure timely resolution of tech support issues,
    software updates, and device maintenance.
    Teaching responsibilities
  • Develop and teach a digital essentials scope and sequence (grades 5-8) including
    technology skills and digital citizenship.
  • Develop and teach technology electives in the middle school, including coding.
  • Once per week, teach a lower school after-school technology class.

Supervisor duties

  • Evaluate math and science teachers through regular observations, goal-setting, weekly
    meetings, and feedback related to teacher instruction and student learning.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of math and science curriculum.
  • Make recommendations to the middle school director regarding hiring, retention, and
    assignment of faculty.

Additional duties

  • Collaborate with the division directors on spending of government funds for technology.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the head of school and division directors.

Requirements

  • MA degree in education or a related field
  • Three or more years experience working in the field of education and technology;
    including experience working with pre-adolescent and adolescent students.
  • Leadership and supervision experience.
  • Significant training and a strong interest in diversity, equity, and belonging work.

Middle School Judaics Lead Teacher Position

Hannah Senesh Community Day School, a progressive, independent K-8 Jewish school in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, is hiring a Middle School Judaics teacher for our 2022-23 school year.   

Senesh is an open and inclusive Jewish Day School committed to the rich mosaic of Jewish life. Our community reflects the great diversity of the modern Jewish people who find a warm and welcoming Jewish home at Senesh. Our core Jewish values guide our work in building a school where every Jewish child is included and has a strong sense of belonging, where every voice and every story matters. Applicants should be creative, thoughtful, and reflective educators who value working in a progressive school setting. 

The salary for this position is $60-70,000 commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Phyllis Sussman, Judaics Coordinator, Hannah Senesh Community Day School psussman@hannahsenesh.org. To learn more about the school visit the website at www.hannahsenesh.org.

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching tefila, Chumash, Jewish holidays and Israel through a hands on, inquiry, and values based approach
  • Differentiating instruction and materials to meet the diverse needs of learners in the classroom
  • Developing a warm, inclusive, and supportive classroom environment
  • Working collaboratively with grade-level team members on programs and supporting students
  • Building partnerships with parents to support student progress 

Candidates will possess the following qualifications and dispositions towards education:

  • MA degree in education or a related field
  • Three or more years experience working as a lead teacher in an elementary setting
  • A “whole child” approach to teaching and learning that focuses on growth in academic, social and emotional domains
  • A progressive approach to education, including differentiated instruction
  • Diversity/Anti-bias training and an openness to a diversity of Jewish thought and practice

Part-Time Middle School Technology Teacher

January – June 2022

Hannah Senesh Community Day School, a progressive, independent K-8 Jewish day school in
Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, is hiring a part-time middle school technology teacher for
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from mid-January through mid-June of 2022. The
technology curriculum includes tech-related skills, digital citizenship and healthy tech habits.
The technology-related electives have included film production and coding.

Senesh is an open and inclusive Jewish Day School committed to the rich mosaic of Jewish life.
Our community reflects the great diversity of the modern Jewish people who find a warm and
welcoming Jewish home at Senesh. Our core Jewish values guide our work in building a school
where every Jewish child is included and has a strong sense of belonging, where every voice
and every story matters.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Lauren Goldberg Middle
School Director, Hannah Senesh Community Day School lgoldberg@hannahsenesh.org. To
learn more about the school visit the website at www.hannahsenesh.org.

Responsibilities for this position include the following:

  • Teach a general technology class for grades 5-8, which is a once-per-week class taught
    in half-grade groupings for a total of eight classes per week.
  • Teach two technology-related elective classes for 7th and 8th grade students.
  • Developing a warm, inclusive, and supportive classroom environment, and working
    collaboratively with other faculty members.
  • Some non-teaching responsibilities, including outdoor lunch duty.

Requirements

  • MA degree in education or a related field.
  • Three or more years experience teaching technology classes; including experience
    working with pre-adolescent and adolescent students.
  • Significant training and a strong interest in diversity, equity, and belonging work.

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.