Principal / School Director

HGA | Beverly Hills, CA, United States

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Posted Date 5/24/2023

Job Description

Role: Principal / School Director for Harkham GAON Academy

Start Date: July 2023

Reports To: Board of Directors and Principal Support and Evaluation Committee

Mentored By: Consultant

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Benefits: Paid time off: Others TBD


The Principal is responsible for the overall leadership and management of the non-profit school. The

candidate is empowered to implement the school's strategic plan.



  • Implementing the vision and direction of the school as outlined in the mission and the ethos of the school, as directed by the Board
  • Ensuring that the school meets all state and federal requirements as well as
  • WASC and BJE expectations
  • Hiring and supervising staff
  • Managing the school budget
  • Overseeing the curriculum and instruction
  • Communicating with parents and the community
  • Representing the school at public events
  • Ensure the vision and direction of the school are maintained by developing and implementing a school strategic and improvement plan
  • Ensure the school meets all state and federal requirements by following all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Maintain the requirements as expected by WASC and BJE
  • Hire and supervise staff based on a faculty member's profile by interviewing and
  • Create a profile of a faculty member at Harkham Gaon Academy
  • Hiring teachers and other staff members and providing them with training and support
  • Manage the school budget by creating and implementing a budget and monitoring spending with the Finance Committee and Business Office
  • Oversee the curriculum and instruction by overseeing the curriculum's development and evaluation and implementing the curriculum's teaching while providing teachers with professional development opportunities.
  • Communicate with parents and the community by holding regular parent-teacher conferences and providing information about the school through newsletters and other communication channels.
  • Represent the school at public events by speaking at board meetings and attending community events.


  • Master's degree in education or a related field or comprabale levels of experience 
  • Three to five years of experience in education
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work with a diverse population
  • Commitment to Professional development and growth
  • Profile of the Ideal Harkham Gaon Academy Principal
  • Leads by example
  • Humble
  • Positive personality
  • Values religious Zionist culture
  • Motivator
  • Seeks to grow as a professional
  • Dedicated hard worker
  • Believes in excellence in education
  • Promotes positive Judaism
  • Community Builder
Full Time
Director | Principal
Organization Type
Education & Schools
Leave Early for Shabbat | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Sick Days
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