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Lower School Elementary Lead Teacher Position

Hannah Senesh Community Day School is hiring a full-time second-grade math and science 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 at sfogelson@hannahsenesh.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
  • 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:

  • Degree in education
  • Two or more years of experience working as a teacher in an elementary 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
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Communications Manager

Hannah Senesh Community Day School is hiring a full-time Communications Manager. The Communications Manager is a member of the Advancement Team and plays a significant role in telling the story of the school.

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


  • Act as creative director and lead editor for marketing materials produced both in-house and in collaboration with external designers. Marketing materials include emails, web content, social media, signage, brochures, posters, postcards, etc.
  • Develop, create, and edit original photo and video content to tell the story of the school for website, emails, social media, etc.
  • Create, edit, and send school news, parent communications, and teacher blog posts
  • Manage, edit, and update website content, improving website readability, accessibility, and SEO. 
  • Manage and update Facebook, Instagram, and any other social media channels daily.
  • Manage all public relations outreach including press release development and pitches to media.
  • Support admissions and development communications.
  • Manage all school calendars – public and internal.
  • Manage constant contact email software and Google groups. 
  • Manage external staff recruitment through job postings/advertisements.
  • Oversee creation of materials of and update school bulletin boards.


  • Bachelor’s degree, with at least 3-5 years of professional experience in communications, marketing, public relations and/or Jewish organizational life.
  • Strong project management and interpersonal skills.
  • Skilled writer and editor.
  • Ability to multitask and be nimble.
  • Must be flexible, organized, proactive, and have strong communications skills.
  • 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.