Katz Yeshiva High School of South Florida is Florida’s largest Modern Orthodox high school, serving the many Jewish communities of the region. With near to 400 students and over 70 faculty members, our school community is actively engaged in the process of learning and character development. At Katz Yeshiva High School (KYHS) we are committed to inspiring our students to make a lifelong commitment to Jewish values, learning, and observance, and to view all disciplines and pursuits through the prism of Torah. We challenge our students with an excellent Judaic and General Studies program that engages the heart and mind, builds character, and develops knowledgeable and thoughtful young men and women who will continue the journey of learning.
Requirements: Extensive college guidance and/or college admissions experience of at least five years and proven expertise specifically in college counseling and/or selective college admissions. Master’s degree or higher preferred.
The ideal candidate will have:
-the ability to effectively manage and lead an energetic team, work with students of varying abilities, handle concerns of parents, collaborate with teachers and administrators, and interact with admissions officers
-strong interpersonal, communication, writing, public speaking, organizational, and management skills
-in-depth knowledge of universities and colleges, admission policies, application procedures and timelines, and college admissions/standardized testing
-familiarity with academic accommodations, pre-college and other summer programs, and financial aid
-familiarity with the goals and mission of an independent and/or religious school; ideally, familiarity with the unique needs of observant Jewish students as they navigate the path to college
-exemplary writing skills with prior experience writing/editing/evaluating letters of recommendation and college essays
-strong technology skills and familiarity with Naviance
-eagerness to collaborate and work with students, parents, teachers, counselors, and admissions officers
-patience and a sense of humor