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Yaldaynu (“our children”) is a welcoming neighborhood preschool that provides quality early childhood education. Yaldaynu is a place where excellent education, grounded in the Reggio Emilia and constructivist approach, is seamlessly combined with Jewish values and cultures. We inspire and motivate the children in our school to become caring individuals and confident learners. Yaldaynu strives to instill a true love for learning and Jewish identity. We desire to build a family centered community that imbues learning, curiosity and joy in all that we do. 

Preschool Teachers


Yaldaynu is excited to invite new and experienced teachers to apply for full-time classroom teacher positions for the 2020-2021 school year.  Our classrooms serve children aged 2-5 years old. Teachers work in teams of two to three and will be supported by the Program Director and an educational consultant. We are looking for responsible, passionate and creative teachers who are lifelong learners with a positive attitude and a love for children. 

Job Description: 

  • Plan, execute, and collaborate with other teachers on emergent curriculum 

  • Support and encourage the social, emotional and intellectual growth of all students 

  • Manage classroom to maintain a positive and nurturing environment, as well as providing meaningful learning experiences suited to each child 

  • Collaborate with your teaching team, as well as the Program Director, educational consultant, families, caregivers, and support service staff 

  • Document and reflect on children’s work and progress throughout the school year 

  • Communicate with families about the daily activities in the classroom , make learning visible and accessible 


Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field

  • NYS Early Childhood Certification or enrollment in an Early Education Degree Program

  • Successful completion of background check and fingerprinting with NYC Department of Investigations 

  • Familiarity with progressive educational philosophies, such as Reggio Emilia 

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with Jewish tradition, practice and culture 

  • Patience and flexibility; ability to relate to young children and communicate with parents 


Benefits of Teaching at Yaldaynu: 

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and generous benefits package 

  • Small school and tight-knit caring community 

  • Culture of excellence working together toward a common vision 

  • We proudly offer opportunities for professional development and school leadership. 

  • A fun, family-centered environment which informs all that we do 

  • We support and work with teachers who are working while attending graduate school, so that they can meet any graduate course requirements 


Please send cover letter and resume, with subject heading: “Name, Full Time Teaching Position” to Menucha Goldstein, Program Director, at menucha@yaldaynu.org

Substitute Preschool Teachers

 

Yaldaynu is currently looking for substitute teachers for the 2019-2020 school year, who will help support our full-time classroom teachers.  We are looking for responsible, passionate and creative teachers who have a positive attitude and a love for children.

Hours for substitute teachers are 8:00 am - 12:30 pm.

 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field

  • Successful completion of background check and fingerprinting with NYC Department of Investigations

  • Experience with young children 

Not Required But a Plus: 

  • Familiarity with progressive educational philosophies, such as Reggio Emilia

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with Jewish tradition, practice and culture

Please send cover letter and resume, with subject heading: "Name, Substitute Teaching Position" to Yaldaynu's school office at office@yaldaynu.org.

Address

251 West 100th Street

New York, New York 10025

Contact Us

Tel: 212-866-4993

Email: office@yaldaynu.org

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