Early Childhood Center Instructional Leader

April 8, 2021


We are looking for a passionate, thoughtful, forward thinking Instructional Leader to join our educational leadership team.

Serve as a hands on instructional support coaching teaching teams in and out of the classroom environment
Guiding practice within an age-appropriate emergent curriculum incorporating the development of skills for math, science, literacy, and social/emotional functioning
Modeling best practice in instruction as it relates to classroom expectations, time management, use of language and materials in a responsive classroom
Lead teaching teams in the areas of planning, instruction and classroom management including the review of lessons plans and implementation of curricular goals
Collaborate closely with supervisors
Be a consumer of research and generate ideas rooted in best practice in early childhood education
Engage in ongoing professional development
Provide ongoing feedback to teaching teams within the framework of a growth mindset
Implement assigned administrative duties


The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of and experience within a progressive early childhood philosophy (constructivist; emergent; Reggio-Emilia) looking to join a school with opportunities for growth
Experienced early childhood teacher with great instincts and is solutions oriented
Communicates effectively both orally and in writing
Eager to share effective skills and practices with colleagues and has a “toolbox” of ideas and strategies
Collaborator by nature, strong leadership skills and enjoys working as part of a team
Knowledge of Jewish customs and practices
Minimum of 3 years as a lead teacher with a progressive background
Master’s degree required
Strong computer skills and ability to learn new skills quickly
Experience in early childhood Judaic studies is required

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer offering a wonderful mission driven environment, competitive salary and benefits including a 403(b) retirement plan and lunch. The school year is consistent with the Jewish calendar and closed during the summer.

Magen David Yeshivah is an Early Childhood through Grade 12 Jewish day school rooted in the Sephardic tradition and dedicated to academic excellence, creativity, and intellectual curiosity. Learn more and watch a video about working at Magen David Yeshivah. – vimeo.com/magendavidyeshivah

For more information, contact: https://mdyschool.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/d11024b8-b7d2-efa1-ebcd-7b8c7cc70682/apply?source=1491692-CS-39442