Kindergarten – First Grade Elementary Lead Teachers

Hannah Senesh Community Day School

Hannah Senesh Community Day School

Brooklyn, NY, USA
65,000 – 75,000 USD per year
Posted on Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Hannah Senesh Community Day School, a progressive, independent K-8 Jewish school in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, is hiring a lead teacher for early elementary grades to join our 2023-24 faculty. Applicants should be creative, thoughtful, and reflective educators who value working in a progressive school setting. The salary range for this position is $65-$75,000, commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Shelley Fogelson, Lower School Director, Hannah Senesh Community Day School at

About the School

Guided by our core values, Hannah Senesh Community Day School is an open and inclusive Jewish Day School committed to the rich mosaic of Jewish life. Our community reflects the great diversity of the modern Jewish people who find a warm and welcoming Jewish home at Senesh. Senesh teachers strive to achieve purposeful learning, active engagement, and meaningful connections with students, families, and colleagues. To learn more about the school visit our website at

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching 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 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 and an openness to a diversity of Jewish thought and practice
Hannah Senesh Community Day School is an equal opportunity employer.

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