Kindergarten-Grade 2 Elementary Teacher

Lehrman Community Day School | Miami Beach, FL, United States

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Posted Date 2/01/2023

Kindergarten-Grade 2 Elementary Teacher (Lehrman Community Day School, Miami Beach, FL)

School Mission:

Lehrman provides a dynamic general and Judaic curriculum within a pluralistic Jewish environment for students 18 months through grade 5, nurturing each child’s potential, social confidence and spirituality through engaging experiential opportunities.

About Us:

Lehrman Community Day School is a pluralistic Jewish Day School located in Miami Beach, FL, just south of the Bal Harbour, Bay Harbor, and Surfside communities.  Lehrman Community Day School was founded in 1960 by Rabbi Irving Lehrman and is the only pluralistic Jewish day school in Miami Beach.  Our school is open to children from preschool through the fifth grade, committed to academic excellence and Jewish values in a caring and nurturing Jewish environment. Now in our second half century, Lehrman has educated generations of Jewish children; many of our current students are the children of alumni, an endorsement of the school and its dedicated and talented teachers.

Job Description

We are looking for a dynamic, energetic elementary teacher for our lower elementary school. The ideal candidate will love children, understanding and develop the whole child and be comfortable and willing to teach all general studies subjects: math, reading, writing workshop, Fundations (phonics instruction), social studies and science. Experience in writing workshop (Lucy Calkin’s model) and Fundations is preferred.

This is a full time position and the hours are from 7:50-3:30.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Teach all general studies subjects (math, reading, writing workshop, Fundations, social studies and science)
  • Plan lessons ahead of time and share them with the
  •  Director of Education
  • Work with a variety of abilities within general studies classroom
  • Collaborate with team members 
  • Communicate with parents in a respectful, professional and appropriate manner

Required Qualifications:  

The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years of experience as an elementary teacher and be comfortable working in a Jewish day school. as well as demonstrate a commitment to Lehrman’s mission, values, and philosophy.  In addition, he or she will have:

  • Commitment to collaboration and a deep understanding of young children and appropriate educational pedagogy.
  • An engaging way and the ability to capture the hearts and minds of young children.
  • The ability and desire to connect meaningfully with parents and students from diverse backgrounds.
  • A diverse skills set and the ability to bring in different activities and games that will strengthen students’ fine and gross motor skills.
  • A masters degree in a related field.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, kindness, approachability, and a strong work ethic.
  • Punctuality and the ability to be present in school during school hours.
  • Desire for growth and constant self-improvement.
Full Time
Education - Other | Teacher (Classroom)
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