Hannah Senesh Community Day School, a progressive, independent K-8 Jewish school in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, is hiring a full time lower school lead teacher to join our 2019-20 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about the school visit the website at www.hannahsenesh.org.
Facilitating reading, writing, math and social studies 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 varied 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:
MA degree in education
Three or more years experience working as a lead teacher in an elementary setting
Experience with Teachers College Reading and Writing Workshop and Singapore math 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
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Hannah Senesh Community Day School
Hannah Senesh Community Day School is a progressive, independent K-8 Jewish school in brownstone Brooklyn. We teach our students to:
SEEK MEANING. Drawing from the rich traditions of Jewish inquiry and secular scholarship, our students learn to think deeply and realize their highest academic, intellectual, and ethical potential.
BUILD COMMUNITY. Our students and families cultivate meaningful connections within the school, with Israel, and in the wider world. We share a commitment to global citizenship and social responsibility.
LEARN JOYFULLY. We approach every day with creativity, passion, and joy, and celebrate Jewish learning and life.
Our values, which are deeply rooted in Jewish teachings, guide us in all that we do at Senesh.
Kindness – Chesed
We treat each other with respect and strive to demonstrate compassion and empathy.
Openness – Elu v’Elu
We seek to understand diverse perspectives and accept those with different ideas.
Responsibility – Areivut
We take responsibility to support the well-being of others in our community and the world around us.
Perseverance – Hatmadah
We apply ourselves in all we do and earn the satisfaction of seeing thin...gs through, especially when the challenge is great.
Journey – Masa
We embrace life as a continuous journey of learning and growing.