Kindergarten Lead Teacher

Hannah Senesh Community Day School | Brooklyn, NY, United States

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Posted Date 3/12/2024

Hannah Senesh Community Day School, a progressive, independent K-8 Jewish school in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, is hiring a Kindergarten lead teacher to join our 2024-25 faculty. Applicants should be creative, thoughtful, and reflective educators who value working in a progressive school setting. The salary for this position is $70,000-80,000 commensurate with experience.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Shelley Fogelson, Lower School Director, Hannah Senesh Community Day School at [email protected]

About the School 

Hannah Senesh is a progressive Jewish day school where students grow into curious, kind, and confident people. Senesh cultivates intellectual curiosity in a rigorous and joyful academic environment that teaches the whole child. Students are guided by Jewish values and challenged to be agents of change toward a more just world.  Students, parents, and staff together create a welcoming and vibrant home at Senesh, offering a place of belonging for diverse Jewish families. To learn more about the school visit our website at

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching reading, writing, math, science, 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 diverse needs of learners in the classroom
  • Helping students to develop social and emotional competencies
  • Keeping accurate documentation of student progress
  • Developing a warm, inclusive, and supportive classroom environment
  • Working collaboratively with grade-level team members on programs and supporting students
  • Building partnerships with parents to support student progress 

Qualifications include:

  • MA degree in education
  • Three or more years experience working as a lead teacher in an elementary setting
  • Experience with structured literacy and Singapore math preferred
  • A “whole child” approach to teaching and learning that focuses on growth in academic, social, and emotional domains
  • Collaborates and works successfully as an integral part of a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An ability to incorporate technology as a tool to promote learning
  • Diversity/Anti-bias training 
Salary70,000.00 - 80,000.00 Annual
Full Time
Teacher (Classroom)
Organization Type
Retirement Plans | FSA | Leave Early for Shabbat | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Sick Days | Mass Transit
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