Judaic Studies Elementary School Learning Center Teacher (Part-Time)

Magen David Yeshivah Brooklyn , NY 11201

Posted 2 months ago

We want all applicants to be aware that even though we are dealing with the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, we are still recruiting for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. Interviews for qualified applicants will be conducted by phone and video conferencing.

Magen David Yeshivah is looking for a Judaic Studies Elementary School Learning Center Specialist to teach Humash and Gemara classes of up to 12 students with diagnosed learning needs in grades 1-5. We offer highly competitive salaries for experienced Teachers with Master's degrees for the 2020-2021 school year.

This is a Part-Time Afternoon position from about 12-5 PM Monday through Thursday and 11-2 on Friday.


  • Teach self contained lower level classes using appropriate scaffolding and supports for struggling students,

  • Evaluate each students growth in knowledge and skills in the course being taught

  • Cultivate core Jewish values such as kindness, respect, compassion and integrity within students


  • Masters degree in Special Education, preferred

  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in Learning Disabilities.

  • Be fluent in Hebrew, and feel comfortable teaching in an Ivrit bIvrit school.

  • Ability to teach Humash, and Gemara

Why Magen David:

  • Monthly Professional Development Opportunities

  • State of the art technology in the classrooms

  • Strong work life balance

  • A supportive environment where your opinions are heard and valued

  • A warm mission driven environment, competitive salary and benefits including a 403(b) retirement plan and lunch.

  • Private transportation from Manhattan can be provided for faculty.

  • The school year is consistent with the Jewish calendar and closed during the summer.


We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer offering a wonderful mission driven environment, competitive salary and benefits including a 403(b) retirement plan and lunch. MDY is committed to an inclusive faculty therefore candidates from diverse backgrounds who want to make a real impact on the future of education are encouraged to apply.

Established in 1946, Magen David Yeshivah is a private co-ed Jewish day school that has since produced countless successful industry professionals, lawyers, physicians, rabbis, and teachers, as well as prominent leaders at the helm of numerous organizations. The growth rate of applicants to MDY is explosive, as our community recognizes the value and merit of our creative initiatives.

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