SJCS is currently seeking a part-time school counselor (0.40 FTE).
Consulting with teachers, administrators, and other staff regarding students with identified challenges affecting their academic achievement, classroom behavior, and social-emotional growth and development.
Provide support for students who need Tier 2 support in social/behavior skills.
Educating students about understanding themselves and others, including peer relationships, coping strategies, and effective social skills. Teach social skills curriculum in the classrooms.
Providing individual, small group counseling.
Providing resources to school staff and parents and making appropriate referrals to specialists and outside agencies as needed including therapy, summer school, housing/food needs, counseling, etc.
Lead the Child Study Teams which develop Individual Educational Plans (IEPs) and other support strategies for identified students and monitoring the implementation of such plans.
Supporting our teaching teams in the development and implementation of bullying and sexual harassment prevention, including a K-5 human sexuality education program that includes education on gender identity as well as problem-solving and conflict resolution strategies.
Facilitating staff training on child psychological and/or psycho-social development issues.
Supporting teachers regarding classroom management and parent/teacher communication.
Responding to emergencies involving individual students and/or their families (such as a death in the family) and working in closely with teachers in monitoring the emotional well-being of all students when concerns arise (such as a heightened reaction to safety and security training procedures).
Licensed mental health professional with a master’s degree in psychology, counseling, or social work.
Minimum of five years pertinent experience, including working as a social counselor with elementary school-age students.
SJCS has a current opening for a part-time Advancement Manager (20 hours/week) for the 2019-2020 school year. As a part of the Advancement team, this role will lead the Admissions efforts for the school.
Directs the admission process from point of inquiry through enrollment, working closely with prospective families to provide a thoughtful, well-organized, compelling introduction to SJCS.
Establishes and maintains outstanding relationships with prospective families.
Coordinates recruitment efforts, including outreach plans and admissions procedures and policies.
Conducts tours for prospective families and coordinates/attends school-based outreach events, including Open Houses.
Presents the Director of Advancement with analyses of admission data as requested.
Coordinates the prospective students assessments and spring new family orientation.
Communicates and promotes the value of SJCS and Jewish education.
Develops key messages for multiple audiences, including prospective families, current families and parent/trustee ambassadors.
Coordinates admissions communication strategies, including print, web and social media.
Manages design, purchase and distribution of promotional materials.
Exceptional attention to detail, organization and time management.
Strong and demonstrated capacity to connect positively with parents and faculty and to inspire enthusiasm in others.
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking.
Enthusiasm for brainstorming new ideas, launching initiatives and then objectively assessing the results.
Technologically fluent. SJCS uses both the Microsoft Suite and Google Suite for administrative work and Ravenna for the admissions process.
A capacity to be work independently, while also contributing positively to a collaborative administrative team and teaching staff.
Knowledge of Jewish day schools
Volunteer management experience
Elementary education admissions experience.
Salary is commensurate with experience. No phone calls, please.
Qualified candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Priority application deadline is 11/22. Interviews will begin the week of 11/25.
We are always interested in expanding our roster of substitute teachers. Teachers with experience teaching general or Judaic studies/Hebrew to students in grades K-5 are invited to send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Please include “Substitute Teacher” in the subject line.