DRG Executive Search Consultants

Yeshivah of Flatbush (Head of Elementary School)

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Education Administration

• Champion the ES’s educational and operational vision and advance the school’s mission.

• Work together with YOF’s President and Board of Trustees, Board of Education and administrative teams to strengthen the vision and strategy for the Elementary School and to identify and determine priorities, areas for improvement and opportunities for institutional growth.

• Provide overall leadership and direction – both educational and operational – for the ES and its faculty and staff, in both Judaic and general studies.

• Cultivate and reinforce ongoing working relationships with the high school principals and faculty to identify core competencies and ensure a cohesive YOF vision and mission.

• Engage ES students with warmth and respect and display a genuine desire to connect with YOF parents and families.

• Be knowledgeable of current trends in education, educational administration and school management, and ensure that this information is shared with board members, faculty and staff as appropriate.

• Strive to offer the most pedagogically current and enriching Jewish educational experience to students and families.

• In conjunction with ES Principals, supervise, evaluate and innovatively implement the ES's educational curriculum and programs.

• Direct and implement all strategic, long range and tactical planning for the ES.

• Recruit, develop, mentor, supervise, evaluate and support the ES’s faculty and educational teams.

• Foster trust and maintain positive morale among all ES faculty and staff members.

• Ensure up-to-date and recurring professional development and continuing education for ES faculty and staff.

• Maintain and ensure ES accreditation and compliance with government regulations and standards.

External/Community Relations

• Act as a spokesperson and personify the religious and educational values of the school.

• Serve as a key YOF representative to the local community and to Jewish education communities across North America and in Israel

• Foster and maintain meaningful connections with all constituencies of the YOF community including teachers, students, staff, administrators, parents, board members and local community organizations as they relate to the ES’s operations and educational mission.

• Serve as a visible and involved presence during school hours and at school wide events, and maintain productive, constructive and affirmative relationships with all constituents.

• Represent the YOF ES and develop and maintain relationships in the Jewish day school community.

• Encourage transparency and communication between faculty, parents, students, and board members.

Finance and Operations

• Direct and collaborate with the Executive Director to ensure efficient fiscal management and stable financial operation of the school.

• Work with the Executive Director to prepare an annual budget and ensure the timely provision of accurate financial reports to the Board of Directors.

• Provide analysis and projections for any Board-level decisions and/or strategic planning that may have a financial impact on the school.