Head Teacher – Yeshivat Shalshelet

Organization: Yeshivat Shalshelet

Date Posted: 3/25/2024

Closing Date: 6/30/2024

Yeshivat Shalshelet is a Yeshiva day school located in Tenafly, NJ, serving children in grades 2-7 with language based learning differences. Our program is designed to produce strong self advocates who can navigate the academic landscape, empowered by their knowledge and self-awareness. Our mission is to produce students who are poised for academic, spiritual and social-emotional success in a mainstream educational environment.

Yeshivat Shalshelet seeks full-time lead teachers for grades 2-7 to join our collaborative and innovative educational team for the 2024-2025 school year.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Teach class in whole group and small group instruction
  • Teach a variety of subjects, which may include reading, writing, math, social studies and Judaic studies
  • Apply a multisensory, diagnostic and prescriptive approach to academic instruction
  • Develop, customize and deliver curriculum in instructional subject areas
  • Assess and monitor student learning
  • Manage classroom routines and behaviors
  • Develop positive, collaborative working relationships with colleagues, administration, students and parents
  • Participate in team meetings
  • Communicate regularly with families 


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • NJ Special Education certification or eligibility
  • Ability to teach using multi-sensory education methods
  • Willingness to be trained in highly specialized approaches to teaching students with language-based learning differences
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching experience preferred

We seek candidates who are flexible, committed to lifelong learning and thrive in a collaborative work environment. Ideal candidates will value being part of a community of motivated, innovative, compassionate and highly engaged educators.  Interested candidates should send their resume and a cover letter to jobs@shalsheletnj.org