Assistant Teachers: Judaic & General Studies (Lower School)

July 21, 2021


SAR Academy, a Modern Orthodox, co-educational day school in Riverdale, NY, is looking for Assistant Teachers in the Lower School (grades 1-5).

Assist head teacher with the planning of learning units, curriculum and teaching
Lead small group activities
Support head teacher with preparation for conferences and written reports
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
Prior teaching experience preferred

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

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.

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