Lower School Head Teachers: Judaic Studies

New York
SAR Academy – Judaic Studies - Elementary School /
Full-Time /
SAR Academy, a Modern Orthodox, co-educational day school in Riverdale, NY, is now accepting resumes for Judaic Studies Head Teachers for the 2024-2025 school year in the Lower School (Grades 1 - 5).

-Prepares curriculum, lessons and activities 
-Teaches students in a 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

-Exhibits strong ability to build connections with young students and to develop an atmosphere of mutual respect
-Displays effective problem-solving and collaborative skills
-Understands principles of social, emotional and cognitive development
-Teaches textual skills b’Ivrit and transmits a love of Torah and mitzvot
-Creative, flexible, and open-minded approach to teaching
-Working knowledge of educational technology tools to maximize student engagement and to differentiate instruction
-Approaches problem-solving in a positive, creative and encouraging manner
-Native Hebrew spearkers preferred

$60,000 - $80,000 a year
Salary commensurate with experience.

About SAR:
SAR Academy is a Modern Orthodox co-educational nursery through grade 8 day school located in Riverdale, NY.  We are dedicated to the belief that every child possesses a divine spark, has unique worth as an individual and should be encouraged to achieve according to his or her ability. Our warm environment promotes confidence, creativity and enthusiasm for learning. In our approach to academics, we nurture students to develop intellectual curiosity, critical thinking skills and a lifelong love of both Torah and Secular studies.