Certified UPK Teacher
Early Childhood Center in South Brooklyn is seeking an NYS certified Early Childhood teacher for our UPK class. Our preschool offers a warm environment, progressive educational approach, supportive administration, beautiful classrooms and small class sizes.
Mazel Day School is a Jewish community day school located in South Brooklyn, NY, with early childhood, lower school and middle school divisions. Our Mission is to provide child-centered, values-oriented educational experiences that are characterized by academic excellence and Jewish heritage. Our motto is “Instilling a Love for Learning and the Joys of Judaism”. Our close-knit community of parents, teachers and students offers a warm and professional working environment to its members. The school embraces a culture of collaboration with a genuine commitment to professional development enabling our students and staff to be lifelong learners.
Summary of Teacher Job Description:
Facilitate a progressive and child-centered classroom environment.
Implement appropriate grade-level curricula at a high level.
Cultivate core values such as kindness, respect, compassion and integrity within students.
BA or Masters degree in education
Three or more years classroom teaching experience
Mastery in content subject area
The Ideal candidate would demonstrate: an enthusiastic attitude, a lifelong commitment to professional development, a warm and caring personality, a strong ability to communicate and build effective relationships within the school community, a progressive, passionate and articulate educational vision, a love of learning, and a life imbued with core Jewish values, a sensitivity and openness to the diversity of Jewish practice in our school community and the pluralistic nature of our student and parent populations, strong organizational skills, ability to think creatively and strategically, maintain an open mind, and inspire the creative ideas of students, experience with and knowledge of curriculum standards and developmental stages of children in their grade level, experience in a student-centered educational model.
Salary: Commensurate with experience and education
Hours: Full-Time (8:30am-4:15pm), Part-Time (dependent on position)
We also offer full-time teachers:
Flexible health care and dependent care spending accounts
Company paid basic life insurance
Ongoing support and guidance from a team of educational experts
Week-long orientation prior to working in a classroom
Two Annual Professional Development days
Advancement opportunities into leadership positions
Paid personal sick days