5655 Thompson Rd. DeWitt, NY 13214

General Studies Teachers (full-time and part-time)

Syracuse Hebrew Day School seeks dynamic and passionate teachers to join our team for the 2024-2025 school year. The ideal candidates will have a strong background in teaching a variety of subjects within the general studies curriculum, including English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. Our mission is to nurture innovative minds and compassionate hearts through academic excellence and Jewish values, and our vision is to empower students to lead lives of significance and transform our world.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to info@shds.org. In your cover letter, please include a brief statement outlining your teaching philosophy.


  • Plan and deliver differentiated lessons that align with curriculum standards and meet the needs of all learners
  • Create a positive and inclusive classroom environment conducive to learning
  • Assess student progress regularly and provide timely feedback to students and parents
  • Collaborate with colleagues to design interdisciplinary projects and units of study
  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues


  • Bachelor’s degree in education (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Previous experience teaching general studies
  • Strong knowledge of curriculum standards and instructional best practices
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Compensation and benefits:

  • $40-50K/annually
  • PTO, including most Jewish holidays and many school breaks
  • STD, LTD, Life Insurance (employer paid)
  • FSA: Health Care and Dependent Care
  • Vision and Dental plan (50% of individuals’ premiums are employer paid)
  • Medical plan (50% of individuals’ premiums are employer paid)


Substitute Teachers

Syracuse Hebrew Day School seeks dynamic and passionate educators to fill occasional absences as Substitute Teachers from K to 5th grade–in both General studies and Judaic Studies. We desire candidates with teaching experience in an elementary school setting. Education degree is preferred.

Substitute teachers will be responsible for:

  • Demonstrating an engaging teaching style and strong problem-solving skills
  • Managing a classroom effectively
  • Communicating effectively with students, other teachers, and the school administration
  • Implement a teacher’s plans to achieve lesson goals
  • Complying with school policies and procedures
  • Active supervision of students, if assigned, during recess and lunch
  • Taking attendance and preparing a report for the teacher


The Syracuse Hebrew Day School is a joyful and warm learning environment with a close-knit, collaborative, and diverse community. Students benefit from a rigorous dual-curricular program that also teaches decision-making and social responsibility. Submit your cover letter and resume to info@shds.org.