Head of School – Rabbi Alexander S. Gross Hebrew Academy– Miami Beach, Florida
Hebrew Academy (RASG) of Miami Beach, Florida, is currently accepting applications for the position of Head of School, to commence in Summer 2019. This is an excellent opportunity for an innovative, knowledgeable, inspiring and committed leader who is seeking to have an impact on a successful EC-12 vibrant Jewish day school.
Hebrew Academy is a Modern Orthodox Jewish day school currently serving five hundred eighty one (581) students in Early Childhood through grade 12. Located in sunny Miami Beach, Hebrew Academy serves students and families of varied levels of religious observance. We embody a community that is warm, open-minded, inclusive and diverse. Hebrew Academy is equally committed to excellence in both college preparatory curriculum and traditional Judaic religious instruction. The school is devoted to promoting a love of Torah and of Medinat Israel. Through the light of Torah and academic excellence, Hebrew Academy inspires each and every child to improve the world.
Head of School Profile
The Hebrew Academy community seeks a candidate who will be able to:
Articulate and promote the value of a Hebrew Academy education in ways that amplify the mission and motivate the Hebrew Academy community;
Steward the mission in ways that demonstrate an appreciation of the continued success and competitiveness in a region with a number of other strong educational alternatives;
Embrace and lead a process that brings faculty from all divisions together to examine the curriculum and ensure its relevance in terms of well-preparing students for the 21st century;
Set clear goals and expectations, and have honest conversations, with direct reports to maintain accountability for them being accomplished;
Provide management and oversight of the many aspects of operations and programming, in ways that are organized, efficient and cost-effective;
Build effective relationships by interacting with the school’s many stakeholders;
Cultivate and solicit major gifts;
Inspire students and parents through his/her conversations, teaching and speaking;
Generate a warm, enjoyable and committed climate for the students and employees.