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About Us 

Rodeph Sholom School, a Reform Jewish Day School based on the Upper West Side, fosters intellectual curiosity through a challenging independent school academic program in nursery school through 8th Grade. At the heart of Rodeph Sholom is a warm, vibrant community of educators and families, where students are guided by Jewish knowledge, values, and ethics to become self-confident and socially responsible leaders. Our mission is to develop each student’s love of learning and sense of responsibility to themselves and their community through meaningful experiences and intellectual exploration.

Current Openings

Early Childhood Division School Nurse

Supervisor:     Keren Schuller, Director of Academics 

Schedule:  Full-Time

Start: August 

ABOUT US 

Rodeph Sholom School, a Reform Jewish Day School based on the Upper West Side, fosters intellectual curiosity through a challenging independent school academic program in nursery school through 8th Grade. At the heart of Rodeph Sholom is a warm, vibrant community of educators and families, where students are guided by Jewish knowledge, values, and ethics to become self-confident and socially responsible leaders. Our mission is to develop each student’s love of learning and sense of responsibility to themselves and their community through meaningful experiences and intellectual exploration.

ABOUT YOU

The ideal candidate will have successful experience working with Early Childhood (Twos – Kindergarten) aged children and their families. They should be flexible, collaborative, proactive, and personable.

WORK SCHEDULE

Monday through Thursday from 7:45 am – 3:15 pm and Fridays – 7:45 am – 2:45 pm. 

JOB DESCRIPTION

RN – Healthcare

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide episodic healthcare for students and staff with illness and/or injury during the school day, including responding to emergencies on campus as a first-responder
  • Administer medications and treatments as indicated and prescribed by a healthcare provider and in accordance with NYS medication guidelines for schools
  • Utilize clinical judgment in providing case management services.
  • Update and submit to the school’s website Health Resource Board when necessary or instructed.
  • Ensure that all permission forms and doctors’ notes are received as needed and uploaded into Magnus Health.
  • Ensure all student vaccinations are received and up to date per NYC/NYS DOH requirements and communicate catch-up schedules to parents as needed
  • Complete annual state immunization survey and ensure compliance
  • Administer COVID testing as needed, report results as required by NYS/NYC regulations, and communicate with community members about COVID protocols regarding exposure and positive cases.
  • Ensure that the health office is in clean, orderly and safe condition with special attention to confidential information, inventory management, and safe disposal procedures.
  • Keep and update a binder for substitute nurses.
  • Inventory all medications and ensure that nothing is expired or recalled.
  • Provide leadership in promoting health and safety, including a healthy school environment.
  • Ensure Health Office and Emergency packs are all up to standard and stocked with supplies.
  • Attend Medical Advisory Committee meetings as requested (often held in the evening).
  • Collaborate with the school psychologists to assess students physically and emotionally and take appropriate steps to address student health needs.

Health Policies and Records

  • Maintain log to record information regarding all visits to the nurse’s office via Magnus Health.
  • Manage school health records via Magnus Health.
  • Maintain accurate medical records to assure compliance with state and city mandates and Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH),including immunizations, physical examinations, communicable diseases, and medical conditions.
  • Create and submit for review timely accident reports.
  • Ensure compliance with State and Local Governing Agencies.
  • Handle communications with staff, faculty, parents and others.
  • Coordinate testing and ensure that PPE supplies are on hand as needed.

Ability to:

  • Exercise professional judgment in making decisions.
  • Provide nursing treatment with compassion and culturally sensitive care
  • Demonstrate a genuine interest in the student population and its health needs.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity, good judgment and confidentiality in working with students, faculty, and parents.
  • Communicate appropriately and effectively with students, parents, administrators, faculty, and other school personnel.
  • Remain calm and courteous under pressure.

Skills:

  • Highly motivated with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Computer and various software applications.
  • Understand and exercise confidentiality.

QUALIFICATIONS

● Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of New York

● Current BLS certification

● Mandated Reporter Training a plus

● Infection Control Certification a plus

  • Experience in school, pediatric, or public health nursing a plus.

SALARY & BENEFITS 

  • Salary ranges from $70,000-$85,000.
  • Generous paid time off (e.g., sick and personal days, holidays, school breaks).
  • Competitive benefits (medical, dental, vision, retirement matching, complimentary lunch, etc.)  

VACCINATION POLICY 

  • All staff must be fully vaccinated, including booster shots. Proof of vaccination required at the start of employment.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY

Rodeph Sholom School encourages applications from individuals who are passionate about our mission, vision, values, and commitments and commitments as articulated here, including those from underrepresented groups in Jewish education. Rodeph Sholom School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of the school not to discriminate on the basis of any category prohibited by applicable federal, New York State and/or New York City laws/regulations. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment process, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation/benefits, performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, training, working conditions, layoff, and termination. 

CONTACT:

If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to Keren Schuller, Director of Academics.

kschuller@rssnyc.org

Elementary Associate Teacher for Grades 1-4

Supervisor:      Rebecca Hammerman, Head of Elementary Division

Schedule:  Full-time   

Start: September 1, 2023 

ABOUT YOU

The ideal candidate will have successful experience working with elementary aged children and their families. They should be adaptable, collaborative, proactive, personable and warm.

WORK SCHEDULE

Working hours are generally 8:00 AM  to 3:30 PM; additional hours may be required in the evenings.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Elementary Associate Teachers are responsible for working with the Head Teacher in overseeing the experiences of students in their classroom. While there are broad guidelines for curriculum, given the ages and developmental levels of the students, teachers are given significant latitude to adapt the curriculum to meet the needs of their particular students. 

The duties of an Associate Classroom teacher include:

  • Supporting the Head Teacher in managing all aspects of classroom life, including curriculum planning, group times, weekly newsletters, report writing and parent conferences.
  • Supervising and interacting with students during outdoor and indoor gross motor play times.
  • Arriving on time to set up the classroom and staying after the school day to clean the classroom and work on planning for the next day.
  • Working with the rest of the grade level team to share ideas and resources to promote consistency within the program.
  • Participating in all aspects of school life, including attending team and staff meetings and community events.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Has experience and enjoys working with elementary aged children
  • Supports the mission, vision, values and commitments as outlined on our “About” website page
  • Shows an appreciation for the craft of teaching
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice
  • Demonstrates flexibility and ability to take initiative and follow through on projects
  • Possesses good judgment

SALARY & BENEFITS 

  • *Salary range: $44,000-$50,000; commensurate with experience. *Base faculty salaries do not reflect additional compensation based on degree level and stipends.
  • Generous paid time off (e.g., sick and personal days, holidays, school breaks, summer vacation). 

VACCINATION POLICY 

  • All staff must be fully vaccinated, including booster shots. Proof of vaccination required at the start of employment.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY

Rodeph Sholom School encourages applications from individuals who are passionate about our mission, vision, values, and commitments and commitments as articulated here, including those from underrepresented groups in Jewish education. Rodeph Sholom School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of the school not to discriminate on the basis of any category prohibited by applicable federal, New York State and/or New York City laws/regulations. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment process, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation/benefits, performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, training, working conditions, layoff, and termination. 

CONTACT:

If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to Rebecca Hammerman, Head of Elementary  Division, at rhammerman@rssnyc.org.

Elementary Head Teacher

Supervisor:      Rebecca Hammerman, Head of Elementary Division

Schedule:  Full-time   

Start: September 1, 2023 

ABOUT YOU

The ideal candidate will have successful experience working with elementary aged children and their families. They should be adaptable, collaborative, proactive, personable and warm.

WORK SCHEDULE

Working hours are generally 7:45 AM  to 3:30 PM; additional hours may be required in the evenings.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Elementary Head Teachers are responsible for the students’ education and safety in the classroom. While there are broad guidelines for curriculum, given the ages and developmental levels of the students, teachers are given significant latitude to adapt the curriculum to meet the needs of their particular students. 

The duties of a Head Classroom teacher include:

  • Planning and preparing of lessons
  • Evaluating students’ progress and writing and sending out written progress reports for each student
  • Mentoring the Associate Teacher
  • Preparing and leading parent-teacher conferences twice a year
  • Supervising and interacting with students during lunch and recess 
  • Arriving on time to set up the classroom and staying after the school day to clean the classroom and work on planning for the next day.
  • Working with the rest of the grade level team to share ideas and resources to promote consistency within the program.
  • Participating in all aspects of school life, including attending team and staff meetings and community events.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Has experience and enjoys working with elementary aged children
  • Supports the mission, vision, values and commitments as outlined on our “About” website page
  • Shows an appreciation for the craft of teaching
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice
  • Demonstrates flexibility and ability to take initiative and follow through on projects
  • Possesses good judgment

SALARY & BENEFITS 

  • *Salary range: $60,000-$90,000; commensurate with experience. *Base faculty salaries do not reflect additional compensation based on degree level and stipends.
  • Generous paid time off (e.g., sick and personal days, holidays, school breaks, summer vacation). 

VACCINATION POLICY 

  • All staff must be fully vaccinated, including booster shots. Proof of vaccination required at the start of employment.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY

Rodeph Sholom School encourages applications from individuals who are passionate about our mission, vision, values, and commitments and commitments as articulated here, including those from underrepresented groups in Jewish education. Rodeph Sholom School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of the school not to discriminate on the basis of any category prohibited by applicable federal, New York State and/or New York City laws/regulations. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment process, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation/benefits, performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, training, working conditions, layoff, and termination. 

CONTACT:

If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to Rebecca Hammerman, Head of Elementary  Division, at rhammerman@rssnyc.org.

Physical Education Teacher and Coach for Grades 1-8

Supervisor:      Brendan Oswald, Director of Athletics

Schedule:  Full-time   

Start: September 1, 2023 

ABOUT US 

Rodeph Sholom School, a Reform Jewish Day School based on the Upper West Side, fosters intellectual curiosity through a challenging independent school academic program in nursery school through 8th Grade. At the heart of Rodeph Sholom is a warm, vibrant community of educators and families, where students are guided by Jewish knowledge, values, and ethics to become self-confident and socially responsible leaders. Our mission is to develop each student’s love of learning and sense of responsibility to themselves and their community through meaningful experiences and intellectual exploration.

ABOUT YOU

The ideal candidate will have experience teaching PE and coaching, designing PE curriculum, and have successful experience working with children and their families. They should be adaptable, collaborative, proactive, personable and warm.

WORK SCHEDULE

Working hours are generally 7:45 AM  to 3:30 PM; not including coaching hours which are generally 3:30-5:30 PM.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Teach physical education to children in early elementary and middle school divisions
  • Work collaboratively with PE department, and other teaching teams
  • Support organizational work of the PE department, including website management, and team uniform inventory
  • Coach three seasons of athletic teams
  • Plan divisional field days
  • Additional responsibilities, as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Enjoys working with children, working closely with colleagues and being involved in other aspects of school life
  • Shows an appreciation for the craft of teaching, along with a passion for and knowledge of PE
  • Communicates with clarity both orally and in writing
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills
  • Is kind and possesses a healthy sense of humor
  • Demonstrates commitment to equity and inclusion
  • Demonstrates flexibility and ability to take initiative and follow through on projects
  • Possesses good judgment
  • Advanced degree or equivalent experience

SALARY & BENEFITS 

  • *Salary range: $60,000-$90,000; commensurate with experience. *Base faculty salaries do not reflect additional compensation based on degree level and stipends.
  • Generous paid time off (e.g., sick and personal days, holidays, school breaks, summer vacation). 

VACCINATION POLICY 

  • All staff must be fully vaccinated, including booster shots. Proof of vaccination required at the start of employment.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY

Rodeph Sholom School encourages applications from individuals who are passionate about our mission, vision, values, and commitments and commitments as articulated here, including those from underrepresented groups in Jewish education. Rodeph Sholom School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of the school not to discriminate on the basis of any category prohibited by applicable federal, New York State and/or New York City laws/regulations. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment process, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation/benefits, performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, training, working conditions, layoff, and termination. 

CONTACT:

If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to Brendan Oswald, boswald@rssnyc.org.

UPDATED March 2023

Early Childhood Associate Teacher

Supervisor:      Suzie Newman, Head of Early Childhood Division

Schedule:  Full-time   

Start: September 1, 2023 

ABOUT YOU

The ideal candidate will have successful experience working with early childhood aged children and their families. They should be adaptable, collaborative, proactive, personable and warm.

WORK SCHEDULE

Working hours are generally 8:00 AM  to 3:30 PM; additional hours may be required in the evenings.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Early Childhood Associate Teachers are responsible for working with the Head Teacher in overseeing the experiences of students in their classroom. While there are broad guidelines for curriculum, given the ages and developmental levels of the students, teachers are given significant latitude to adapt the curriculum to meet the needs of their particular students. 

The duties of an Associate Classroom teacher include:

  • Supporting the Head Teacher in managing all aspects of classroom life, including curriculum planning, group times, weekly newsletters, report writing and parent conferences.
  • Interacting with children in all areas of the classroom, including the rug area, block area, pretend, and art projects.
  • Supervising and interacting with students during outdoor and indoor gross motor play times.
  • Doing whatever is necessary to help students feel safe and supported in the school environment, including accompanying children to the bathroom, changing diapers if necessary, and comforting and holding upset children, 
  • Arriving on time to set up the classroom and staying after the school day to clean the classroom and work on planning for the next day.
  • Working with the rest of the grade level team to share ideas and resources to promote consistency within the program.
  • Participating in all aspects of school life, including attending team and staff meetings and community events.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Has experience and enjoys working with early childhood aged children
  • Supports the mission, vision, values and commitments as outlined on our “About” website page
  • Shows an appreciation for the craft of teaching
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice
  • Demonstrates flexibility and ability to take initiative and follow through on projects
  • Possesses good judgment

SALARY & BENEFITS 

  • *Salary range: $44,000-$50,000; commensurate with experience. *Base faculty salaries do not reflect additional compensation based on degree level and stipends.
  • Generous paid time off (e.g., sick and personal days, holidays, school breaks, summer vacation). 

VACCINATION POLICY 

  • All staff must be fully vaccinated, including booster shots. Proof of vaccination required at the start of employment.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY

Rodeph Sholom School encourages applications from individuals who are passionate about our mission, vision, values, and commitments and commitments as articulated here, including those from underrepresented groups in Jewish education. Rodeph Sholom School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of the school not to discriminate on the basis of any category prohibited by applicable federal, New York State and/or New York City laws/regulations. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment process, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation/benefits, performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, training, working conditions, layoff, and termination. 

CONTACT:

If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to Marco Davila, Early Childhood Division Assistant, at mdavila@rssnyc.org.

UPDATED February 2023

Middle School Volleyball Coach

Position: Volleyball Coach    

Supervisor: Brendan Oswald      

Schedule: Part-Time

Start: September 7, 2023  

ABOUT YOU

The ideal candidate will have experience teaching volleyball, and have successful experience working with middle school aged children and their families. They should be adaptable, collaborative, proactive, personable and warm.

WORK SCHEDULE

  • Monday – Thursday 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • The Rodeph Sholom School Athletics department is seeking a dynamic assistant coach to help lead the 2023 fall volleyball program.  The role of the volleyball coach is to teach our student-athletes the fundamental skills and strategy of the game.  You will be required to lead practice sessions, attend all scheduled matches and required athletic meetings. The coach will also be responsible for maintaining and managing the equipment.  

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Relevant teaching and/or coaching experience
  • Relevant playing experience 
  • Ability to work well with student-athletes, parents, faculty/staff, and the athletics department
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification, or ability to get training before the season commences
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

SALARY & BENEFITS 

  • $150-$200 per session

VACCINATION POLICY 

  • All staff must be fully vaccinated, including booster shots. Proof of vaccination required at the start of employment.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY

Rodeph Sholom School encourages applications from individuals who are passionate about our mission, vision, values, and commitments and commitments as articulated here, including those from underrepresented groups in Jewish education. Rodeph Sholom School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of the school not to discriminate on the basis of any category prohibited by applicable federal, New York State and/or New York City laws/regulations. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment process, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation/benefits, performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, training, working conditions, layoff, and termination. 

CONTACT:

If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to Brendan Oswald at boswald@rssnyc.org 

Summer Camp Staff

At Rodeph Sholom School Day Camp, we carefully select our staff which is comprised of Rodeph Sholom School teachers and alumni, educational professionals, college students, and others who we see as outstanding camp role models.

Our staff sings, hugs, cheers, cares, nurtures, listens, learns, leads, understands, and upholds the Rodeph Sholom School Day Camp and Rodeph Sholom School standards and values. We seek dedicated individuals who want to help make each camper’s time at Rodeph Sholom School Day Camp the best it can possibly be. We spend our summers not only enriching our campers’ lives, but the lives of our staff as well. Camp positions run the duration of camp (June through August), and all staff are expected to participate fully in the program.

Working at Rodeph Sholom School Day Camp offers the opportunity to make life-long friends, develop personal and life skills, and participate in what we know can become one of the best summer experiences of your life.

If you are interested in joining the Rodeph Sholom Day Camp team, please fill out the application below. Email us at camp@rssnyc.org or call 646-438-8688 for more information.

Middle School Math Teacher for Grades 5 – 8

Supervisor:      Head of Middle School
Schedule:         Full-time
Start:          September 1, 2023

ABOUT YOU
The ideal candidate will have experience teaching middle school Math, implementing the Math curriculum, and have successful experience working with middle school aged children and their families. They should be adaptable, collaborative, proactive, personable and warm.

WORK SCHEDULE
Working hours are generally 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM; additional hours may be required in the evenings.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Teach regular and honors math to middle school students
  • Work collaboratively with math department, and other teaching teams on initiatives around pedagogy and curriculum
  • Serve as a middle school advisor
  • Additional responsibilities, as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Enjoys working with middle school aged children, working closely with colleagues and being involved in other aspects of school life
  • Shows an appreciation for the craft of teaching, along with a passion for and knowledge of 5-8th grade Math
  • Communicates with clarity both orally and in writing
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Is kind and possesses a healthy sense of humor
  • Demonstrates commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice
  • Demonstrates flexibility and ability to take initiative and follow through on projects
  • Possesses good judgment
  • Advanced degree or equivalent experience

SALARY & BENEFITS

  • *Salary range: $60,000-$90,000; commensurate with experience. *Base faculty salaries do not reflect additional compensation based on degree level and stipends.
  • Generous paid time off (e.g., sick and personal days, holidays, school breaks, summer vacation).

VACCINATION POLICY

  • All staff must be fully vaccinated, including booster shots. Proof of vaccination required at the start of employment.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY
Rodeph Sholom School encourages applications from individuals who are passionate about our mission, vision, values, and commitments and commitments as articulated here, including those from underrepresented groups in Jewish education. Rodeph Sholom School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of the school not to discriminate on the basis of any category prohibited by applicable federal, New York State and/or New York City laws/regulations.

This policy applies to all aspects of the employment process, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation/benefits, performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, training, working conditions, layoff, and termination.

CONTACT
If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to Marielle Clark, Middle School Assistant, at mclark@rssnyc.org.

Non-Discrimination Policy:

Rodeph Sholom School does not unlawfully discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of one’s actual or perceived race; color; religion; sex/gender (including gender identity); creed; sexual orientation; marital status; pregnancy; ethnicity; national origin; ancestry; age; disability; alienage/citizenship status;  arrest or conviction record (consistent with the provisions of New York State’s Corrections Law); partnership status; familial status; military service; status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offenses; veteran status; genetic predisposition or carrier status; or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Employment decisions at CRS are made in a non-discriminatory manner and are based on qualifications, abilities, and merit.  CRS also prohibits, and will not tolerate, any form of retaliation or reprisal against any employee who reasonably and in good faith complains of discrimination or harassment or provides information in connection with any such complaint.