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. 

Part-Time Program Administrator

We are looking for a highly professional individual, who is very well organized, detail-oriented and articulate, to provide administrative support to the Director and Teaching Staff.  Candidate must be able to prepare documents and newsletters, manage files, and handle the daily banking requirements.


  • Admissions: Work with the director and prospective families, scheduling appointments and processing applications 

  • Finance: assists the accountant/bookkeeper with billing, contracts and receivables

  • Provide general administrative assistance and support to the Director and staff

  • Draft, photocopy, scan and fax documents

  • Organization of the day to day school routines and communications

  • Communicate with parents via phone and email, write weekly newsletter, maintain website & social media

  • Maintain office and school supplies and place orders when required

  • Coordinate and organize family/fundraising events with the Director

  • Interact with the school’s Board of Directors and organize parent volunteers




  • Handle inquiries professionally and expeditiously

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines in a professional manner

  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to establish and maintain collaborative - working relationships with other employees and the parents and caregivers



  • EDUCATION: College diploma, B.A. 

  • Background check and fingerprinting through the Department of Investigations

* Judaic Background Preferred

The ideal candidate must:

Have a command of Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, and Google Applications

Possess considerable independence, discretion, judgment and initiative

Be flexible and willing to support teachers and administration with various tasks


Takes pride in his/her work and our organization

Has a sense of humor





Please send your resume to Menucha Goldstein, Director: Email –

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.



  • 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

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