Magen David Elementary school is an Orthodox Jewish day school serving the needs of the Sephardic community. There are currently over 1500 students in the school from preschool through eighth grade. Magen David is committed to ensuring that each student receives a comprehensive dual-curriculum education, rooted in Sephardic tradition, and emphasizing academic excellence, creativity and intellectual curiosity. The staff operates with a growth mindset that is rooted in data collection and analysis.
The guidance team of psychologists and social workers collaborate on implementing best practices within our school setting. Our biweekly team meetings offer opportunities for case conferencing, vision and goal setting, evaluating and building upon tools and resources, and provide a forum for collegial support and professional development.
Consultation and collaboration with teachers, faculty, parents, and outside providers to address student academic, social, emotional and behavioral needs
Regular attendance at case conferences with administrators and other faculty
Functional analysis of student behavior leading to intervention planning and implementation
Scoring and interpretation of rating scales and other screening/evaluation measures
Short-term counseling to assess and address student needs and/or build relevant skills; data collection and analysis at the systemic level to aid with program planning and evaluation
Possible opportunities to co-develop and facilitate parent or teacher workshops
Crisis intervention at the student and school-wide level as necessary
Training and Supervision:
Biweekly guidance team meetings
Biweekly supervision with director of guidance
Internal professional development and opportunities to attend additional trainings
Certified as a school psychologist
Experience with behavior planning, teacher and parent consultation, and counseling; experience administering and interpreting evaluations
Strong interpersonal skills
Collaborates and works well with a team
Experience with program planning a plus
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer offering a wonderful mission driven environment, competitive salary and benefits including a 403(b) retirement plan and lunch. MDY is committed to an inclusive faculty therefore candidates from diverse backgrounds who want to make a real impact on the future of education are encouraged to apply.
About Magen David Yeshivah Celia Esses High School
Established in 1946, Magen David Yeshivah is a private co-ed Jewish day school that has since produced countless successful industry professionals, lawyers, physicians, rabbis, and teachers, as well as prominent leaders at the helm of numerous organizations. We are committed to ensuring that each student receives a comprehensive dual-curriculum education, rooted in Sephardic tradition, and emphasizing academic excellence, creativity and intellectual curiosity.