Jewish Day School on the Queens/Long Island border - a premier Modern Orthodox yeshiva seeks an experienced and forward-thinking educational leader to assume the position of General Studies Principal. The General Studies Principal is charged with running the day-to-day operations of the general studies program. He/she drives instruction, supervises the general studies faculty, and oversees all aspects of the GS curriculum, placement, teacher observations, and hiring. The person in this role will serve as a member of the senior administration and be a visible presence in all areas of the school. He/she considers the whole-child (academic, social-emotional, and behavior) and takes a holistic approach to resolving issues. The General Studies Principal will provide dynamic leadership for the development, alignment, and implementation of quality instruction to enhance student achievement.
Lead, evaluate, and support all general studies faculty
Review and develop curriculum that reflects current research and best practice
Collaborate with Limudei Kodesh principal on academic and programmatic plans and policies (e.g. professional development, exam schedule)
Establish a strong rapport with students and parents, prioritizing responsiveness and partnership
Delegate teaching assignments and own general studies class placement process (along with department heads)
Act as an ambassador for the school in the community, especially during the busy admissions/recruitment season