Northwest Yeshiva High School is a dual-curriculum college preparatory
high school in Seattle, Washington. Catering to the Jewish community
in the greater Seattle area, we believe education should not exist
simply to transmit knowledge, but rather to empower students to
develop a love of learning, thinking, and giving. At NYHS, students
thrive in our warm and friendly environment that urges students to ask
questions and develop both as critical and creative learners.
The school was founded in 1974 and is a co-educational, Modern
Orthodox high school, educating teens from a wide geographic area and
diverse religious backgrounds.
We seek a head of school to lead NYHS beginning July 1, 2017. We will
partner with you to help you accomplish the following goals:
You set a “tone at the top” that infuses a positive environment of
happiness, enthusiasm for learning, warm relationships, and fun. You
employ a flexible, “can-do” customer-service attitude that always
seeks to find solutions.
You increase the breadth, depth and quality of academic offerings.
You create and implement new marketing messages about the school.
You reach out into the community to establish positive relationships
with clergy, feeder schools, congregations, unaffiliated Jewish
prospect students, and other influential community parties.
You empower current partners to spread the word about their own
positive experience at NYHS and become ambassadors for the school.
You examine creative ways to bring the student:faculty ratio to a more
financially sustainable level.
You grow our faculty and staff, holding them to high expectations.
We believe that:
You have an engaging personality that connects with all school
constituents and students in particular.
You have a track record as a bridge-builder who will craft warm
relationships with individuals and organizations in the broader
You are a contemporary educator, knowledgeable in effective pedagogy
in the digital age.
You have become a financially literate leader who understands school
budgets and can find bold solutions to revenue generation and
optimization of expenditures.
You live a modern orthodox Jewish life that models practice and values
for our students and the school community.
We offer a strong compensation package commensurate with experience.
Our benefits include paid time off, medical insurance, retirement
plan, relocation, full tuition benefits for any high-school children
eligible for NYHS, financial assistance at local day schools for
younger children, and more.
We are 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.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Please apply
as soon as possible and no later than Nov 15, 2016.