We are Beth Yeshurun Day School in Houston. We are a dynamic, faith-based, state-of-the-art, private Early Childhood through 5th Grade school that combines Jewish tradition with academic innovation, creating an extraordinary program. Our faculty and administration guide and develop each child academically, socially, and spiritually in an environment that is safe, warm and nurturing.
We are seeking an Elementary School Principal to join our community beginning July 2020. The Principal works on a collaborative team and is responsible for overseeing the curriculum, program, and staff for Pre-Kindergarten through Fifth grade.
Who are we?
At Beth Yeshurun Day School we are committed to fostering confidence, leadership, a love of learning, and a sense of responsibility in students by honoring individual strengths in an environment dedicated to academic excellence, Jewish teachings, and the continuity of Jewish values.
Who are you?
You are a lifelong learner who understands best practices in education, and you use your expertise and leadership to implement innovative programs, curriculum, and professional development. You are a natural collaborator who values the opinions and knowledge of your colleagues, faculty, and community.
You are well versed in 21st century learning, differentiated instruction, and curriculum development for optimum student achievement and performance
You monitor, review, and update the school’s educational goals and objectives
You successfully hire, guide, coach, and evaluate faculty
You effectively communicate with faculty, colleagues, students, and parents
You provide leadership and opportunity for effective parent and community participation in the school
You facilitate professional growth for your faculty and build staff morale
You embrace the diversity of the Houston Jewish community
You support the school’s mission and vision both from a secular and Jewish perspective
You build strong relationships between and among parents and faculty
You are a visible presence in the community
You balance a strong academic program and a nurturing community
You have a master’s degree or higher in Administration, Education, or related field
You have 5+ years administrative experience, preferably in a Jewish day school, along with prior classroom teaching experience
You have worked with ISAS, NAIS, and Prizmah
If you are ready to make a difference doing something you are passionate about and can see yourself building a future in a growing school and welcoming community, please send a resume and cover letter to Jennifer LeVine, Head of School, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BYDS is proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.
About Beth Yeshurun Day School
Founded in 1948, BYDS is the oldest Jewish day school in Texas and surrounding areas. The mission of Beth Yeshurun Day School is to foster confidence, leadership, a love of learning, and a sense of responsibility in students by honoring individual strengths in an environment dedicated to academic excellence, Jewish teachings, and the continuity of Jewish values. Housed on the Caress campus of Congregation Beth Yeshurun, the largest Conservative synagogue in the United States, BYDS serves students from 15 months old through fifth grade in Southwest Houston. BYDS is an equal opportunity employer.