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ELC - Assistant Teacher

SAR Academy, a Modern Orthodox, co-educational day school in Riverdale, NY, is now accepting resumes for Assistant Teachers in the Early Learning Center (Nursery-Kindergarten).

Qualifications:

  • Strong ability to build connections with children and to develop an atmosphere of mutual respect

  • Problem-solving and collaborative skills

  • Understanding of principles of social, emotional and cognitive development

  • Creative, flexible and open-minded approach to teaching

  • Background in Early Childhood current practice

  • Working knowledge of educational technology tools to maximize parent communication, student engagement and to differentiate instruction

Responsibilities:

  • Assists head teacher with the planning of learning units, curriculum and teaching

  • Leads small group activities

  • Supports head teacher with preparation for conferences and written reports

  • Works actively and collaboratively with teaching team on daily activities and special programs

  • Assumes responsibilities outside of the classroom, such as lunch and recess duty

ELC - Special Education Teacher

SAR Academy, a Modern Orthodox, co-educational day school in Riverdale, NY, is now accepting resumes for a Special Education Teacher in the Early Learning Center (Nursery-Kindergarten).

Qualifications:

  • Strong ability to build connections with children and to develop an atmosphere of mutual respect

  • Problem-solving and collaborative skills

  • Understanding of social, emotional and cognitive development, and range of learning differences.

  • Creative, flexible and open-minded approach to teaching

  • Knowledge of and ability to teach language arts, math and social studies

  • Proficiency use of educational technology tools to maximize student engagement and differentiate instruction

Responsibilities:

  • Develops, adapts and differentiates curricular materials in collaboration with teaching team

  • Provides small group and individual instruction

  • Integrates various teaching strategies and methodologies to accommodate different learners.

  • Develops and implements individualized learning plans

  • Assesses and monitors student progress toward learning goals, and adapts instruction to address evolving needs.  

  • Communicates with parents about student progress and goals  

 

AC - ELC - Hebrew Immersion Teachers

SAR Academy, a Modern Orthodox, co-educational day school in Riverdale, NY, is now accepting resumes for Hebrew Immersion Teachers in the Early Learning Center (ELC)

Qualifications:

  • Illustrates proficiency in Hebrew; native Hebrew speaker preferred
  • Understands Israeli preschool culture, including familiarity with Hebrew songs sung in Israeli preschool classrooms
  • Displays effective collaborative skills
  • Exhibits strong ability to build connections with children and to develop an atmosphere of mutual respect
  • Approaches problem-solving in a positive, creative, and encouraging manner
  • Understands principles of social, emotional and cognitive development
  • Demonstrates an ability to differentiate instruction within a heterogeneous classroom setting
  • Demonstrates a creative, flexible and open-minded approach to teaching

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares curriculum, lessons and activities in collaboration with co-teacher
  • Teaches students in a fair, warm and open-minded environment with differentiated learning
  • Creates interactive lessons about chagim and Jewish values
  • Manages classroom effectively 
  • Maintains open communication with students, parents and administrators about students’ progress
  • Assumes responsibilities outside of the classroom, such as arrival, lunch, and dismissal duty

AC - Lower School - Special Ed. Maternity Leave Coverage

Come join us for a March opening at SAR Academy, a Modern Orthodox school in Riverdale, NY.

We are  looking for a dynamic and talented learning specialist/special education teacher to cover a maternity leave beginning in March. Responsibilities include providing direct academic and organizational support to a group of students in the lower school, actively coordinating with classroom teachers, and communicating with parents.

Ideal candidates will cover the full time position of both General Studies and Judaic Studies. NYS Certification in Special Education preferred.

To apply, please visit  www.saracademy.org/careers

AC - Lower School - Judaic Studies Assistant Teachers

SAR Academy, a Modern Orthodox, co-educational day school in Riverdale, NY, is now accepting resumes for Judaic Studies Assistant Teachers in the Lower School (Grades 1-5). 

Qualifications:

  • Strong ability to build connections with children and to develop an atmosphere of mutual respect
  • Problem-solving and collaborative skills
  • Understanding of principles of social, emotional and cognitive development
  • Creative, flexible and open-minded approach to teaching
  • Knowledge of and ability to teach textual skills in an Ivrit b’Ivrit environment and to transmit a love of Torah and mitzvot
  • Working knowledge of educational technology tools to maximize student engagement and to differentiate instruction

Responsibilities:

  • Assists head teacher with the planning of learning units, curriculum and teaching
  • Leads small group learning groups 
  • Supports head teacher with preparation for conferences and written reports
  • Works actively and collaboratively with teaching team on daily activities and special programs 

AC - Lower School - General Studies Assistant Teachers

General Studies Assistant Teachers (Lower School)

SAR Academy, a Modern Orthodox, co-educational day school in Riverdale, NY, is now accepting resumes for General Studies Assistant Teachers in the Lower School (Grades 1-5).

Qualifications:

  • Strong ability to build connections with children and to develop an atmosphere of mutual respect

  • Problem-solving and collaborative skills

  • Understanding of principles of social, emotional and cognitive development

  • Creative, flexible and open-minded approach to teaching

  • Knowledge of and ability to teach language arts, math and social studies curricula

  • Working knowledge of educational technology tools to maximize student engagement and to differentiate instruction

Responsibilities:

  • Assists head teacher with the planning of learning units, curriculum and teaching

  • Leads small group activities

  • Supports head teacher with preparation for conferences and written reports

  • Works actively and collaboratively with teaching team on daily activities and special programs

  • Assumes responsibilities outside of the classroom, such as lunch, dismissal, and recess duty

AC - Lower School - Judaic Studies Head Teacher

SAR Academy, a Modern Orthodox, co-educational day school in Riverdale, NY, is now accepting resumes for Judaic Studies Head Teachers in the Lower School (Grades 1-5). 

Qualifications:

  • Exhibits strong ability to build connections with students, to develop an atmosphere of respect and empathy, and to build a classroom community
  • Displays effective collaborative skills
  • Understands principles of social, emotional and cognitive development
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and ability to teach textual skills in an Ivrit b’Ivrit environment and to transmit a love of Torah and mitzvot
  • Demonstrates an ability to differentiate instruction within a heterogeneous classroom setting
  • Uses educational technology to maximize student engagement
  • Approaches problem-solving in a positive, creative and encouraging manner

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares curriculum, lessons and activities 
  • Teaches students in a fair, warm and open-minded environment with differentiated learning
  • Manages classroom effectively 
  • Maintains open communication with students, parents and administrators about students’ progress
  • Works collaboratively with teaching team to plan and facilitate daily activities and special programs 
  • Assumes responsibilities outside of the classroom, such as tefillah, lunch duty and recess duty

AC - Lower School - General Studies Head Teacher

Lower School General Studies Head Teacher

SAR Academy, a Modern Orthodox, co-educational day school in Riverdale, NY, is now accepting resumes for General Studies Head Teachers in the Lower School (Grades 1-5).

Qualifications:

  • Exhibits strong ability to build connections with students, to develop an atmosphere of respect and empathy, and to build a classroom community

  • Displays effective collaborative skills

  • Understands principles of social, emotional and cognitive development

  • Demonstrates knowledge of and ability to teach language arts, math and social studies curricula

  • Demonstrates an ability to differentiate writing instruction within a heterogeneous classroom setting

  • Uses educational technology to maximize student engagement

  • Approaches problem-solving in a positive, creative and encouraging manner

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares curriculum, lessons and activities

  • Teaches students in a fair, warm and open-minded environment with differentiated learning

  • Manages classroom effectively

  • Maintains open communication with students, parents and administrators about students’ progress

  • Works collaboratively with teaching team to plan and facilitate daily activities and special programs

  • Assumes responsibilities outside of the classroom, such as tefillah, lunch duty and recess duty

AC - Middle School - Judaic Studies Teachers

SAR Academy, a Modern Orthodox, co-educational day school in Riverdale, NY, is now seeking experienced Tanach and Gemara teachers in the Middle School (Grades 6-8) who can effectively teach in an Ivrit b’Ivrit environment.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates a mastery of the subject (Tanach or Gemara) and an ability to teach Middle School students in an Ivrit b’Ivrit environment 
  • Exhibits a strong level of experience in the classroom with excellent instructional and classroom management skills as well as an ability to build connections with Middle School students and to develop an atmosphere of mutual respect
  • Displays effective collaborative skills and works effectively with colleagues, students, teachers and community members
  • Understands principles of social, emotional and cognitive development
  • Uses educational technology to maximize student engagement and to differentiate instruction
  • Approaches problem-solving in a positive, creative and encouraging manner
  • Exhibits professionalism, responsibility, a positive attitude and a drive for personal excellence

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares curriculum, lessons and activities 
  • Teaches students in a fair, warm, and open-minded environment with differentiated learning
  • Manages classroom effectively 
  • Maintains open communication with students, parents, and administrators about the students’ progress
  • Works collaboratively with teaching team to plan and facilitate daily activities and special programs 
  • Assumes responsibilities outside of the classroom such as tefillah, lunch duty, and recess duty

AC - Middle School - Ivrit Teachers

SAR Academy, a Modern Orthodox, co-educational day school in Riverdale, NY, is now seeking experienced Ivrit Teachers in the Middle School (Grades 6-8).

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates ability to teach Ivrit to Middle School students
  • Exhibits a strong level of experience in the classroom with excellent instructional and classroom management skills as well as an ability to build connections with Middle School students and to develop an atmosphere of mutual respect
  • Displays effective collaborative skills and works effectively with colleagues, students, teachers and community members
  • Understands principles of social, emotional and cognitive development
  • Uses educational technology to maximize student engagement and to differentiate instruction
  • Approaches problem-solving in a positive, creative and encouraging manner
  • Exhibits professionalism, responsibility, a positive attitude and a drive for personal excellence

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares curriculum, lessons and activities 
  • Teaches students in a fair, warm and open-minded environment with differentiated learning
  • Manages classroom effectively 
  • Maintains open communication with students, parents and administrators about the students’ progress
  • Works collaboratively with teaching team to plan and facilitate daily activities and special programs 
  • Assumes responsibilities outside of the classroom, such as tefillah, lunch duty and recess duty