Magen David Yeshivah Early Childhood Center, a prominent Jewish Preschool located in Brooklyn, is looking for an Early Childhood Instructional Leader. This is a great entry level opportunity for an individual who is pursuing a Master’s degree and plans a career in education. We are a Reggio-inspired school.

Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

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 competitive salary will be based on education and experience
Comprehensive benefits package
A 403(b) retirement plan with a 5% company match (starting with the 2022-23 school year.)
Tuition Reimbursement
School paid lunch.
Continuous school-wide Professional Development
The school year is consistent with the Jewish calendar and closed during the summer.
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Contact Email:lookstein@mdyschool.org

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