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Our client is Magen David Yeshivah  www.magendavidyeshivah.org They seek an Assistant Principal to assist the Principal in the leadership, direction and supervision of the Middle School program.

Performance Responsibilities:

Instructional Leadership

  • Assist the Principal in the development, implementation, improvement, and evaluation of the instructional program conforming to the school mission statement.
  • Provide instructional leadership by keeping current in instructional techniques and technology.
  • Work as part of a collaborative leadership team in school administration
  • Assist in evaluation of student academic performance and provide leadership to improve this performance.
  • Conduct parent and student meetings and attend all school activities

Staff Personnel

  • Supervise the instructional programs of the school, evaluating lesson plans and observing classes (teaching, as duties allow) on a regular basis to encourage the use of a variety of instructional strategies and materials consistent with research on learning and child growth and development.
  • Assist in screening, interviewing, and recommending employment and contractual status of staff.
  • Mentor, assess and assist in the evaluation and supervision of teachers.
  • Help maintain high staff morale.

Curriculum Development

  • Assist in coordination and development of the curriculum.
  • Work with the principal in implementing new programs into the curriculum.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of program and curriculum.

Pupil Personnel

  • Partner with parents in working to provide children with optimal levels of challenge
  • Collaborate with the Dean, counsel and instruct students for behavioral change.
  • Assists staff to develop appropriate responses to student behavior.

Public Relations

  • Support the school/community organizations.
  • Develop and maintain positive communication with the community.

Resource Management

  • Assist in the efficient management of resources.
  • Meet with teachers to evaluate textbook needs and orders.

Qualifications:

  • Must have Rabbinical Ordination and/or a Masters degree or higher, preferably in a major concentration in educational administration
  • At least five years of successful highly qualified teaching experience in education is required.
  • Strong skills in culturally relevant education and a demonstrated ability to work with teachers, staff, and the community to maximize student achievement.
  • Ability to implement policy based progressive discipline with students and staff with consistent and equitable conflict resolution skills.
  • Effective communication skills to support staff evaluation, school-wide strategic planning, and professional development activities.

 

 

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