Westchester Day School, a thoughtful education community, is seeking a growth-minded, energetic, compassionate, and collaborative mensch to join our team as a full time Kindergarten teacher. Candidates should have strong curricular and pedagogical knowledge, excellent interpersonal skills, humility, drive and a commitment to supporting students’ learning. Please take advantage of this opportunity to join our dedicated and dynamic staff.
ABOUT THE SCHOOL
Established in 1948 in Mamaroneck, NY, Westchester Day School, a Modern Orthodox, co-educational, dual curriculum Jewish elementary school (2-year-olds through 8th grade), prepares students to live as mensches and lifelong learners and inspires them to impact the world around them by cultivating a commitment to Torah, midot, community and academic rigor.
To learn more about Westchester Day School and to read our new mission statement, please visit www.westchesterday.com
Developing curriculum and units of study that span across content areas and integrate learning in a meaningful way.
Promoting play-based learning that incorporates skill building.
Supporting learners academically, socially, and emotionally.
Using a wide variety of teaching strategies to differentiate instruction to support a range of learners.
Engaging in professional development opportunities in school and beyond.
Creating a positive and supportive classroom community that gives students voice and choice.
Communicating and collaborating with other classroom teachers, Director, School Psychologist, and Social Worker.
Observing, assessing, and analyzing data on student performance and keeping records on students’ progress.
Communicating with parents regularly about curricular goals and student progress.
EXPERIENCE AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Finds joy in working with children and participating in school life, is kind and possesses a healthy sense of humor
Knowledgeable about current evidence-based teaching practices and assessment methods
Organizational skills to maintain daily schedules and classroom documentation
Skilled in communications and interpersonal relations with children and adults
Comfortable using technology in the classroom
Knowledge of Jewish practice preferred
Masters degree in education preferred
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary is commensurate with experience. All employees receive health benefits and tuition benefits.