Lower School Head Teachers: General Studies

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

-Cultivate a warm and caring classroom community
-Develop lessons, unit plans, and curricular materials in collaboration with teaching team
-Lead and facilitate learning experiences 
-Monitor and assess student progress around learning objectives, and differentiate instruction to address individual needs
-Manage the class effectively 
-Maintain open communication with students, parents and administrators

-Strong ability to connect with students and develop an atmosphere of empathy, respect, and belonging
-Understanding of social, emotional and cognitive development
-Knowledge of best practices and ability to teach Language Arts, Math and Social Studies
-Experience with differentiated instruction within a heterogeneous classroom setting
-Use of educational technology to maximize student engagement
-Ability to problem-solve in a positive, creative and encouraging manner
-Creative, flexible, and open-minded approach to teaching

Salary range: $60,000 - $80,000 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.