Upper Elementary English Language Arts Teacher

Luria Academy of Brooklyn
Luria Academy of Brooklyn
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Brooklyn, NY, USA
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Upper Elementary English Language Arts Teacher

For Fall 2022

At Luria Academy of Brooklyn (www.luria-academy.org), we are inspiring a new generation of leaders, creators, thinkers and engaged citizens. Our two campuses serve 300 students in preschool through 8th grade. Luria offers a sophisticated Jewish day school education in a progressive environment. Our students come from a wide range of religious and economic backgrounds. At Luria, students are encouraged to be curious, to embrace one another’s differences and to engage in respectful dialogue. At Luria, we focus on the whole child; as such, our educators develop learning experiences that support and challenge each student. We track student progress using standards based assessment and grading practices.

We are seeking a passionate and collaborative language arts teacher to join our Upper Elementary General Studies team. Essential duties include: (1) planning and preparation of materials, classroom instruction with an eye towards differentiated and progressive practices with ongoing student assessment and feedback; (2) regular communication with parents (3) active participation in curriculum development, pedagogy, and best practices.

Successful candidates will possess a growth mindset, emotional intelligence, self-motivation, curiosity and openness to new ideas, excellent oral and written communication skills, and comfort in a school setting where children’s learning and experiences are central to educational decisions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Teach a combination of general studies topics, including elementary language arts and social studies
  • Collaborate with a team of teachers to create classroom systems, facilitate team meetings, and liaise with parents
  • Differentiate instruction for a diverse group of learners in a progressive setting
  • Design and deliver curriculum using backward design
  • Assess student learning and create evidence-based goals


  • Master’s Degree
  • Experience working with students with disabilities
  • Training in Orton-Gillingham preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of teaching experience
  • Strong pedagogical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Creative and dynamic educator

Please send a resume and cover letter that outlines your experience and interest in joining the Luria community to: Dana Keil, Lower School Director, danak@luria-academy.org

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