Hannah Senesh Community Day School, a progressive, independent K-8 Jewish day school in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, is hiring a full-time fifth grade Humanities maternity leave replacement teacher to begin January 4, 2021.
Applicants should be creative, thoughtful, and reflective educators who value working in a progressive school setting.
Responsibilities include teaching English and History, being part of the fifth grade advising team, and developing a warm, inclusive, and supportive classroom environment.
Education degree and experience working with pre-adolescent and adolescent students required.
The Hannah Senesh middle school is currently following a hybrid teaching schedule. To learn more about the school and our COVID health and safety protocols, please visit the Hannah Senesh website: www.hannahsenesh.org.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Lauren Goldberg, Middle School Director (email@example.com).
Candidates will possess the following qualifications and dispositions towards education:
MA degree in education
Experience working as a lead teacher in a middle school or upper elementary classroom
Confidence with remote teaching and experience integrating technology into teaching practice
A “whole child” approach to teaching and learning that focuses on growth in academic, social, and emotional domains
A progressive approach to education, including differentiating instruction
Appreciation for collaboration
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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.