Special Education Assistant Teacher, Kindergarten and Lower School

New York /
SAR Academy – Pisgah - Elementary School /
/ On-site
SAR Academy, a Modern Orthodox, co-educational day school in Riverdale, NY is now accepting resumes for Assistant Teachers in the Pisgah Program for the 2023-2024 school year in Kindergarten or Lower School (grades 1-5). 

About Pisgah
Pisgah is SAR’s integrated support program, which combines the need for intensive support with the benefits of learning as part of the whole school community. Pisgah offers children the support of a full-time Special Education teacher, along with related providers, while also allowing them to learn in a General Education classroom. This hybrid approach allows for strong peer models as well as the intensive support a student may need. Pisgah is the Hebrew word for summit, and reflects SAR’s commitment to ensuring that students are given the support they need to climb their own personal mountain and reach their own personal summit in an educationally and socially supportive community environment.

-Develop and differentiate curricular materials in collaboration with teaching teams to better meet the needs of all the students in the cohort
-Lead small group activities 
-Work actively and collaboratively with teaching team on daily activities and special programs 
-Assume responsibilities outside of the classroom, such as lunch, dismissal, and recess duty

-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

Salary range $30,000-$40,000 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.