Elementary School Director, [email protected]

SINAI Schools | Livingston, NJ, United States

Posted Date 10/27/2022

SINAI Schools seeks a School Director for SINAI at JKHA, its special education elementary school which partners with Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy (JKHA), located in Livingston, NJ. SINAI at JKHA serves students in grades 1-8 who have a range of special needs, and boasts a professional-to-student ratio of 1:1.2.  


About the Position

The Director will serve as the lead educational executive at [email protected], inspiring and leading a highly collaborative professional team of experienced teachers, therapists (SLP, OT, PT, Psychologist, Art Therapist) and administrators. Multiple times during the week, the Director will facilitate formal 1:1 and team meetings to support and stretch staff in their work with students. SINAI will equip the Director with the resources and bandwidth to focus on the individual profiles of each of the students, and to implement what is needed to help each one grow academically, socially, emotionally and spiritually. A unique aspect of this position is that the Director will benefit from being part of a professional cohort of Directors of all 8 SINAI Schools, through which he or she will have the opportunity to collaborate, inspire and be inspired. The Director will report to the Dean of SINAI Schools, who will provide guidance and support.

Responsibilities include those typically expected of a school principal, including creation and oversight of curriculum and IEPs; oversight of admissions; staff supervision, development and evaluation; collaboration with partner school personnel; and parent communication and programming.

Successful candidates will have an advanced degree; experience in the field of special education; strong supervisory experience and administrative skills; and excellent communication and organization skills.  They also will have the skill to develop, motivate, and supervise their faculty of approximately 35 individuals, which includes teachers, assistant teachers, therapists, curriculum specialists and administrators, as well as support staff.


Position to begin no later than July 2023.


Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.


SINAI Schools invites candidates to submit letters of interest and resumes to:

Rabbi Dr. Yisrael Rothwachs, Dean

[email protected]



For more information, please visit www.sinaischools.org/careers.

Qualified minorities and/or women are encouraged to apply; EEO.


About SINAI Schools

Widely regarded as a leader in special education, SINAI operates 8 schools for individuals ages 5-21, with a wide range of learning and developmental disabilities as well as other special needs. We focus on maximizing each student’s academic, emotional, and social potential, while developing a strong knowledge and love of his or her traditional Jewish heritage. We teach our students skills that promote success in mainstream academic, social and vocational settings, and empower them to become productive and confident members of the community. Each of SINAI’s schools is integrated within a regular education partner Jewish Elementary or High School, creating an inclusion experience that is personalized for every single child. 

Full Time
Director | Education - Other
Organization Type
Education & Schools | Yeshiva
Retirement Plans | Dental | Leave Early for Shabbat | Medical Insurance | Paid Vacation | Sick Days | Vision
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