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11/23/2021

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Contact Dana Keil
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Luria Academy of Brooklyn
Maternity Leave Position:
Elementary General Studies Team Lead
January 3-March 25, 2022 with the potential to extend

At Luria Academy of Brooklyn (www.luria-academy.org), we are inspiring a new generation of leaders, creators, thinkers and engaged citizens. Our two campuses serve 300 students in preschool through 8th grade. Luria offers a sophisticated Jewish day school education in a progressive environment. Our students come from a wide range of religious and economic backgrounds. At Luria, students are encouraged to be curious, to embrace one another’s differences and to engage in respectful dialogue. At Luria, we focus on the whole child; as such, our educators develop learning experiences that support and challenge each student. We track student progress using standards based assessment and grading practices.

We are seeking a passionate and collaborative teacher to join our Elementary General Studies team. Essential duties include: (1) executing maternity leave lessons and preparation of materials, (2) classroom instruction with an eye towards differentiated and progressive practices with ongoing student assessment and feedback; (3) regular communication with parents (4) active participation in pedagogy and best practices.

Successful candidates will possess a growth mindset, emotional intelligence, self-motivation, curiosity and openness to new ideas, excellent oral and written communication skills, and comfort in a school setting where children’s learning and experiences are central to educational decisions.

Key Responsibilities
Teach Kindergarten and First Grade math and language arts
Differentiate instruction for a diverse group of learners in a progressive setting
Deliver curriculum using backward design
Assess student learning and create evidence-based goals

Qualifications
Master’s Degree or in process of
Training in Special Education preferred
Minimum 3 years of teaching experience
Strong pedagogical skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Creative and dynamic educator

Please send a resume and cover letter that outlines your experience and interest in joining the Luria community to: Dana Keil, Lower School Director of Teaching and Learning, dana@luria-academy.org
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