Magen David Yeshivah Early Childhood Center, a Jewish Preschool located in Brooklyn, is looking for experienced Pre-Playgroup Teachers, Age 2 for the 2018 – 2019school year. Moving toward actively creating a constructivist approach to education, we are becoming a Reggio-inspired school bringing in new staff and new leadership. Our teachers participate in school-wide Professional Development programs as well as courses and conferences of individual interest. Our faculty is a true Community of Learners and teachers thrive in an environment of support and growth. Now is an exciting time to join us!
The school day will run Monday – Friday from 8:30am – 12:30pm. The school year is consistent with the Jewish calendar and closed during the summer.
In a classroom environment, Teachers will plan and supervise a warm, nurturing developmentally appropriate environment for the development of the whole child while integrating a program of both Limudei Hol and Limudei Kodesh under Magen David Yeshivah’s high level of care and educational standards.
Head Teacher will design and maintain a classroom environment that facilitates active, hands-on learning, group management, self-expression and choice, and inclusion of all children, parents, volunteers and staff.
Cultivate core Jewish values such as kindness, respect, compassion and integrity within students
Head teacher should have a Master’s degree in Education or be in near completion and at least 2-3 years experience working in a progressive early childhood environment.
Hold certification and/or license in Early Childhood Education.
All candidates should be warm, nurturing, creative, engaging, and have a passion for working with young children
Knowledge of the Jewish Holidays
Experience in emergent curriculum is a plus
A background in constructivist- play based settings is 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.
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About Magen David Yeshivah
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.