Westchester Day School, a Modern Orthodox day school in Westchester, NY is seeking a 5th Grade General Studies educator for the 2023 – 2024 school year.

Westchester Day School’s 26-acre campus is located on the Long Island Sound and includes wooded areas and a gorgeous beach. It is a unique setting that inspires many hands-on learning opportunities.

Candidates should be experienced individuals who are well-versed in current teaching pedagogy and demonstrate a passion for elementary school education. Candidates should be responsible, professional, and energetic; and work well with children and adults. WDS educators create a nurturing and collaborative environment that cultivates a love of learning and provides space for each individual to grow.


Support learners academically, socially, and emotionally

Plan and implement lessons and activities that are developmentally and grade appropriate

Use a wide variety of teaching strategies to differentiate instruction to support a range of learners

Create a positive and supportive classroom community

Communicate effectively and positively with parents and members of the school

Work as part of a cooperative and diverse team of educators and administrators to carry out the mission of Westchester Day School

Adhere to administration policies and rules

Remain open to learning and growing personally and professionally

Experience and Preferred Qualifications


Candidates should have a minimum of three years of elementary teaching experience and a Master’s degree is preferred. Candidates for all positions should demonstrate a positive and professional demeanor, exhibit organizational skills to maintain daily responsibilities, communicate effectively with others, and be open to feedback from supervisors.


All positions are full-time. Westchester Day School runs on an academic year, beginning in late August and ending in mid June. Our school day is from 8:00-4:00. Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

To learn more about Westchester Day School and to read our mission statement, please visit www.westchesterday.org.

Contact Email:tbenjamin@westchesterday.org