General Studies Teacher- 4th/5th grade

Gesher Jewish Day School is seeking a 4th/5th Grade General Studies teacher to join our team this year!

We are a warm, PK-8 Jewish community school dedicated to nurturing a growth mindset and cultivating joy. A caring classroom environment with high standards and hands-on learning experiences are hallmarks of Gesher JDS. We are located on a large wooded campus with a garden, hiking trails, vernal pond, and a meadow.

Teachers at Gesher are expected to:

  • Promote development of students’ abilities and skills

  • Adapt and differentiate instruction to meet students’ individual learning needs and learning styles

  • Plan and execute activities that encourage observation, questioning, and investigation

  • Instruct students individually and in groups

  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons and communicates those objectives

  • Use a multitude of formats to assess students

  • Incorporate a variety of materials for students to explore, manipulate, and use

  • Communicate regularly and effectively with teaching team and parents/guardians

  • Collaborate with teachers, specialists and administrators

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, MAT/M.Ed preferred

  • Experience in the classroom

  • Math/Science background is preferred

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Demonstrated leadership

  • Organizational skills

  • Proficiency in the use of technology

  • Strong consideration for those with Singapore Math experience

  • Strong consideration for those trained in Responsive Classroom

Gesher Jewish Day School is committed to equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis including but not limited to: veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, and physical or mental disability, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, and local law.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $45,000.00 – $60,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)

  • 401(k) matching

  • Dental insurance

  • Employee discount

  • Flexible spending account

  • Health insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Parental leave

  • Professional development assistance

Experience:

  • Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)

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