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Our Mission

Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County is a warm, inclusive Jewish Day School that educates children from Early Childhood through Eighth Grade with a vigorous dual curriculum in General and Judaic studies.

We inspire our students to be engaged, independent learners who embrace Jewish values and practices and strive with confidence and compassion to better the world.

Career Opportunities

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  • Administrative Assistant

    The front office Administrative Assistant is part of the Operations Team and will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer. This position will support the administrative and operational end of the school front office. This position will primarily serve as receptionist for parents, guests and visitors with a high degree of professionalism and customer service. In addition, this role will support the Chief Operations Officer in all areas related to the running of the school from business office- including but not limited to- school busing, lunch and after school programs registration, attendance and student transportation & text book services.

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Assist in overall day to day activities of the School Front Office including answering phones and welcoming guests 
    • Manage daily attendance for all students and employees
    • Transportation:
      • Manage daily transportation/dismissal (bus and carpool) for all students
      • Coordinate busing with various towns and bus companies        
      • Manage NJ State transportation forms
    • Liaison between faculty and maintenance staff
    • Manage students dismissal for afterschool programs 

    QUALIFICATIONS
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Minimum two years’ experience in a front office position
    • Self-starter, with ability to problem-solve and multi-task
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and Google Docs and Sheets
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
    • Experience working as part of a collaborative team
    • Hebrew speaker, a plus
     
    About Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County 
    Located nine miles from the George Washington Bridge, Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County is a warm, inclusive Jewish Day School that educates children from Early Childhood through Eighth Grade with a vigorous dual curriculum in General and Judaic studies. We inspire our students to be engaged, independent learners who embrace Jewish values and practices and strive with confidence and compassion to better the world.

    To Apply:
    Please send a cover letter and resume to humanresources@ssdsbergen.org with the subject “Administrative Assistant.”
  • Early Childhood Assistant Teacher

    Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County is a warm, inclusive Jewish Day School that educates children from Early Childhood through Eighth Grade with a vigorous dual curriculum in General and Judaic studies. We inspire our students to be engaged, independent learners who embrace Jewish values and practices and strive with confidence and compassion to better the world.

    Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County is looking for an Early Childhood Assistant Teacher to work in a collaborative, dual curriculum, Reggio Emilia inspired Early Childhood classroom. The assistant teacher is an energetic, warm, creative, and skillful individual who is responsible for assisting the teacher in all areas of the curriculum and of the students’ day. Candidates with an interest in further pursuing a career in Early Childhood education are encouraged. Hebrew language is a plus.

    Graduate students encouraged to apply.

    Application Instructions
    Please submit resume and cover letter to Gena Khelemsky, Director of Early Childhood, at gkhelemsky@ssdsbergen.org. Please indicate "Early Childhood Assistant Teacher" in the subject line.
  • Middle School Hebrew Language Teacher

    Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County is a warm, inclusive Jewish day school that educates children from Early Childhood through Eighth Grade with a vigorous dual curriculum in general and Judaic studies. We inspire our students to be engaged, independent learners who embrace Jewish values and practices and strive with confidence and compassion to better the world. We are seeking a full time passionate Middle School Hebrew language teacher to work Monday – Thursday in a collaborative, warm, academic environment beginning August 2022.

    Responsibilities
    :
    • Teach Hebrew language.
    • Maintain a warm, well-organized, safe, classroom environment.
    • Develop a positive relationship with each child and promote the development of self-esteem and independence.
    • Collaborate with teachers to support differentiation and modify assignments as needed for students.
    • Support student growth to foster student development of language skills.
    Familiarity with Neta/Bishvil Ha’Ivrit Curriculum preferred. Candidates should send a resume, cover letter and references to Ricky Stamler-Goldberg, Director of Education and Judaic Studies, at rgoldberg@ssdsbergen.org with Middle School Hebrew Language Teacher in the subject line. No phone calls, please.
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