Career Opportunities

About Yeshivat Shalshelet:

Yeshivat Shalshelet is a yeshiva day school located in Tenafly, NJ, serving children in grades 2-6 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. 

Position Summary: 

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


Principal Responsibilities: 

  • Support whole group and small group instruction

  • Support classes in 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

  • Support development and delivery of curriculum in instructional subject areas

  • Support social-emotional development of students

  • Assist in the assessment and monitoring of student learning

  • Support management of classroom routines and behaviors

  • Develop positive, collaborative working relationships with colleagues, administration, students and parents

  • Participate in team meetings


  • Bachelor's degree

  • 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

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, who possess energy and excitement about building a new program.  

Compensation and Benefits 

Yeshivat Shalshelet is an equal opportunity employer that offers competitive salaries and benefits, including robust professional development programming. 

Interested candidates should send their resume and a cover letter to