ABOUT THE JOB
Magen David Yeshivah Early Childhood Center, a Jewish Preschool located in Brooklyn, is looking for experienced Early Childhood Lead Teachers for the 2020-2021 school year. Moving toward actively creating a constructivist approach to education, we are becoming a Reggio-inspired school bringing in new staff and new leadership. Our teachers participate in school-wide Professional Development programs as well as courses and conferences of individual interest. Our faculty is a true Community of Learners and teachers thrive in an environment of support and growth. Now is an exciting time to join us!
In a classroom environment, Teachers will plan and supervise a warm, nurturing developmentally appropriate environment for the development of the whole child while integrating a program of both Limudei Hol and Limudei Kodesh under Magen David Yeshivah’s high level of care and educational standards.
Head Teacher will design and maintain a classroom environment that facilitates active, hands-on learning, group management, self-expression and choice, and inclusion of all children, parents, volunteers and staff.
Cultivate core Jewish values such as kindness, respect, compassion and integrity within students
Lead teacher should have a Master’s degree or be in near completion and at least 2-3 years experience working in a progressive early childhood environment.
Hold certification and/or license in Early Childhood Education.
All candidates should be warm, nurturing, creative, engaging, and have a passion for working with young children
Knowledge of the Jewish Holidays
Experience in emergent curriculum is a plus
A background in constructivist- play based settings is a plus
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer offering a wonderful mission driven environment, competitive salary and benefits including a 403(b) retirement plan and lunch. The school year is consistent with the Jewish calendar and closed during the summer.
Unfortunately due to the number of submissions, Magen David Yeshivah will only respond to candidates under consideration for an interview or job offer.