Elementary Principal

Jewish Cooperative School | Hollywood, FL, United States

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Posted Date 3/08/2023


Our Mission:

The Jewish Cooperative School is a community of students, teachers, and parents who are dedicated to creating a diverse and nurturing environment where children flourish intellectually and where they develop exceptional social skills along with a deep sense of community responsibility and Jewish Identity. 


About Our School:


We are an Orthodox elementary school located in Hollywood, Florida. The school is comprised of families from across the Torah-observant spectrum and is a true representation of South Florida’s diverse Jewish community.  Our current enrollment is 95 students and growing. Our program attracts families seeking a warm“home like” learning environment in combination with rigorous general academics, strong connection to Israel, and in-depth Torah study.  Our team of teachers (Judaic and secular), administrators, and support staff are committed to the vision, values and students of our school. 


The Position:

We seek a dynamic, experienced, growth-oriented educational leader, with excellent interpersonal skills and a forward-thinking approach, to serve as Principal, beginning July 1st, 2023. 

The Principal will join our leadership team, and will report to our Head of School. The Principal will be responsible for leading the day-to-day operations of the school and will be the primary administrative contact for both staff, students and parents alike.  He/She will work collaboratively with teachers, curriculum specialists, school counselors, activities coordinator, office staff and members of the parent body to further enhance the Co-op’s academic program and overall mission. 

As part of the school’s operations, the Principal will be responsible for intervening in student behavioral/discipline matters as they arise and will coordinate with the school counselor and parents to develop plans of action as needed. Additionally, the Principal will collaborate with The Head of School on HR and recruitment and will be responsible for ensuring the school is adequately staffed with competent resources. 

He or she should embody the school’s religious values and serve as a role model in the ideology of Torah Umadda, in philosophy and practice.

The ideal candidate should also possess:

– Proven track record as an educational leader and administrator with outstanding organizational skills and ability to delegate to and manage teams.

– Extensive knowledge of, and personal commitment to, Orthodox Jewish ideals, values, and practice, with an ability to consistently represent our school’s mission through a Torah lens.

– Open and collaborative management and leadership style with the ability to solicit input from others and make decisions effectively, and confidently.

– Ability to identify, recruit and develop top talent. 

– Experience in elementary level (K-5) curriculum, knowledge of best practices and research-based approaches to learning and student development.

– Excellent written and oral communication skills, who can effectively serve as an ambassador and spokesperson for the school to the wider community and who can connect to and inspire students, faculty and parents alike.

– Advanced degree in Education, Educational Administration, or other related field.

Benefits include competitive salary, moving assistance for out-of-state candidates,  generous paid time off, paid holidays (chagim and secular), paid professional development and training, and a supportive and positive work environment.

Interested candidates should send email resume and cover letter to Sara Raskind at: [email protected]


Full Time
Lower School Principal | Principal
Organization Type
Education & Schools
Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Relocation Available | Sick Days
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