Hannah Senesh Community Day School, a progressive, independent K-8 Jewish school in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, is hiring a half time Director of High School Outplacement to join our 2019-20 faculty.Full time or part-time dependent on experience and interest. The Director of High School Placement has overall responsibility for guiding eighth grade students and parents through the successful transition to high school. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Sarah kay, Middle School Director, Hannah Senesh Community Day School email@example.com. To learn more about the school visit the website at www.hannahsenesh.org.
Building relationships with independent and public high schools and with middle school students and families
Building out and overseeing the high school application process for the middle school ensuring that families and teachers meet all deadlines related to the high school admissions process
Supporting families to understand different high school options, and to track the timeline and application process through workshops, info sessions, and individual meetings
Meeting regularly with individual families and students to navigate school choice, applications, essays, tours, recommendations, financial aid, and other information
Coordinating test prep and test administration throughout middle school
Overseeing the faculty writing of recommendations
Managing student records and transcripts for high school admissions; including middle school portfolios, review of 7th grade progress reports, and attendance
Document and analyze statistical data on high school placement
Establish and maintain ongoing relationships with high school admission officers
Take advantage of opportunities to regularly visit high schools and attend important conferences
Work with director of communications on annual publications and oversee maintenance of the college counseling portion of the school's website
Master’s and/or counseling degree preferred
Prior New York City high school placement experience
Proven knowledge base of both public and independent schools in NYC
Strong communication skills; both oral and written
Extraordinary interpersonal and organizational skills
High level of initiative
Commitment to excellence and ability to work both independently and in a collaborative environment
About Hannah Senesh Community Day School
Hannah Senesh Community Day School is a progressive, independent K-8 Jewish school in brownstone Brooklyn. We teach our students to:
SEEK MEANING. Drawing from the rich traditions of Jewish inquiry and secular scholarship, our students learn to think deeply and realize their highest academic, intellectual, and ethical potential.
BUILD COMMUNITY. Our students and families cultivate meaningful connections within the school, with Israel, and in the wider world. We share a commitment to global citizenship and social responsibility.
LEARN JOYFULLY. We approach every day with creativity, passion, and joy, and celebrate Jewish learning and life.
Our values, which are deeply rooted in Jewish teachings, guide us in all that we do at Senesh.
Kindness – Chesed
We treat each other with respect and strive to demonstrate compassion and empathy.
Openness – Elu v’Elu
We seek to understand diverse perspectives and accept those with different ideas.
Responsibility – Areivut
We take responsibility to support the well-being of others in our community and the world around us.
Perseverance – Hatmadah
We apply ourselves in all we do and earn the satisfaction of seeing thin...gs through, especially when the challenge is great.
Journey – Masa
We embrace life as a continuous journey of learning and growing.