Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School, a kindergarten through eighth grade school located in Palo Alto, California seeks an outstanding Director of Jewish Studies.
Founded in 1989, Hausner nurtures our students’ academic growth together with the development of their creativity and social/emotional learning within the context of a joyful and welcoming, pluralistic Jewish community.
As a member of the senior administrative team, the Director of Jewish Studies works very closely with the Head of School and the academic leadership team in developing and implementing strategic initiatives.
The Director of Jewish Studies serves as an instructional leader who directs the development of curricula, and promotes faculty’s on-going professional development especially through observing and giving timely constructive feedback to faculty.
The Director of Jewish Studies serves as a senior administrator, reporting to the Head of School. S/he is the point person for student and parents’ questions and concerns about Jewish Studies. In addition, S/he will serve as a representative of the school to the broader community. Effective communication, collaboration and proactive management is key to success in this position.
As an instructional leader, the Director of Jewish Studies is responsible for:
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Preference will be given to candidates with previous teaching and administrative experience in an independent school, with proven leadership skills, and with an advanced Jewish Studies and/or Rabbinic degree.
The salary and benefits for this position are competitive.
Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to an inclusive, welcoming community, where all are accepted and are treated with respect.Hausner does not unlawfully discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, national, or ethnic origin, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law