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Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities


SJCS is currently seeking a part-time school counselor (0.40 FTE). 

Responsibilities include: 

  • 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.
  • Jewishly knowledgeable and sensitive

Please send resume and cover letter to


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.

Responsibilities include:


  • 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.

Required Qualifications

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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 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 Please include “Substitute Teacher” in the subject line.