Kindergarten Judaic Studies Teacher

New England Jewish Academy | West Hartford, CT, United States

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Posted Date 5/17/2023

Kindergarten Judaic Studies Teacher 


New England Jewish Academy in West Hartford is seeking a  kindergarten Judaic Studies Teacher for the 2023-2024 school year. Ideal candidates will have a degree in Early Childhood Education or related field, and at least one year teaching experience in an ECE program.   The candidate will possess clear communication skills, verbally and in written form, and have a basic proficiency with computers. Familiarity with the Reggio Emilia educational philosophy is preferred. A willingness to learn more is required.  In addition the ideal candidate will:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the developmental stages and needs of young children and support them in a gentle and nurturing manner; 
  • Plan, supervise, and implement child directed classroom programs that are emergent and inquiry based as well as in accordance with the policies of the school and the requirements of licensing agencies. 
  • Promote a love for Torah and Israel and supervise age-appropriate tefillah
  • Engage in ongoing evaluation and assessment procedures needed to assess children’s developmental levels and support curriculum planning.
  • Maintain ordered arrangement, appearance, decor, and learning environment of the classroom, with a clear focus on documentation of the children’s work.
  • Value parents as important partners in the work of the school by maintaining frequent contact and have the ability to work with parents in the classroom;
  • Participate in recommended training programs, conferences, courses, and other aspects of professional growth. 
  • Work in full collaboration with the Kindergarten lead teacher and participate in all team meetings
  • Support the mission and values of NEJA.


Competitive salary plus benefits, commensurate with experience.


New England Jewish Academy is a caring, nurturing and forward-thinking school. The work environment is collaborative with teacher input playing a significant role in all aspects of the school.  The school provides solid training, mentorship and progressive professional development for our teachers.  Please email resumes to [email protected]

Full Time
Early Childhood Judaic Studies Teacher | Hebrew | Lower School Teacher | Teacher (Classroom)
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Education & Schools
Retirement Plans | Dental | Leave Early for Shabbat | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Sick Days
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