Employment Opportunities

Director of Development

Hannah Senesh Community Day School, an independent K-8 Jewish school in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn seeks a Director of Development who will work closely with the Head of School, the Development Committee, and the Board of Trustees to lead and oversee the school’s development program.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to: Nicole Nash, nnash@hannahsenesh.org.


  • Minimum five years in field
  • Expertise in setting development goals and devising strategies for achieving them
  • Effective at collaborating with teams including: trustees, faculty, and external constituencies
  • Strong fundamental experience with donor identification, cultivation, stewardship and relationship building
  • Documented success in planning and managing fundraising campaigns
  • Excellent writing, verbal, and communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, and organizational skills
  • Ability to plan, set priorities, and implement work in a disciplined manner, and to keep multiple projects progressing to completion simultaneously with minimal direction and attention to detail
  • Ability to operate advancement software, in particular Raiser’s Edge


  • Design and implement a long-term advancement structure and plan in order to significantly enhance philanthropic giving
  • Coordinate prospect identification, create, oversee and grow formal major gift cultivation and stewardship activities
  • Ensure effective, useful, and thoughtful enhancements of systems, analytics, processes, and measurements to monitor, project, and guide engagement activities and fundraising results
  • Provide regular reports, recommendations, analysis, projections, and other data to inform strategic processes
  • Lead endowment campaign and implement campaign initiatives
  • Advance comprehensive legacy program including post-campaign transition plan
  • Oversee the annual fund, annual benefit and all events in conjunction with Development Officer
  • Establish intra and inter-office policies and procedures for information management
  • Oversee communications director’s effective marketing and promotions of all fundraising efforts
  • Supervise Development Officer and Director of Alumni Relations, serve as the primary staff support for the Development Committee of the Board of Trustees, and contribute to other board committees as needed

Middle School- Fifth Grade Humanities Teacher

Hannah Senesh Community Day School is hiring a fifth grade humanities teacher to begin in December 2017. Responsibilities include teaching reading, writing, and history. Applicants should be committed to working in a collaborative professional environment and differentiating curriculum to meet students’ diverse needs.Qualified candidates will have a related degree and experience teaching middle school. Interested applicants should submit cover letter and resume to Casey Cohen, Middle School Director at ccohen@hannahsenesh.org

Substitute Teacher, grades K-8 

Seeking substitute teachers for General Studies, Judaic Studies, and Hebrew Language for Fall 2017. College degree and experience working with children required.  Hannah Senesh is a progressive, independent K-8 Jewish Day School in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. Email resume to: office@hannahsenesh.org

Hannah Senesh Community Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes candidates who will add to the diversity of our school community.