Yeshivat Noam

Opportunity Statement

Principal of Elementary School

The Opening:

Yeshivat Noam is looking for a Principal of our Elementary School, Grades 1-5, to begin in July 2018.

Who We Are?

Yeshivat Noam is an Orthodox, Zionistic, Yeshiva Day school located in Bergen County, NJ. At the core of our beliefs is the belief that every student is an individual, that every student has the capacity to learn and grow, and that we are laying the foundational blocks for our students' future success. We place a primary emphasis on midot tovot, we nurture a deep love of Torah in our students, and we are committed to academic excellence, providing our students with dynamic, challenging and engaging learning. Yeshivat Noam is a nurturing, caring environment, Yeshivat Noam is a family.

Who Are You?

  • You recognize that children can only thrive in an environment infused with warmth and love. You place a priority on children's social and emotional growth. You create a student culture of respect and kindness. You listen to children and respect them.
  • You recognize that teachers can only thrive in an environment of trust and appreciation. You place a priority on supporting and developing teachers. You create a faculty culture of positive energy and professional growth. You listen to teachers and respect them
  • You recognize that partnering with parents is essential to a child's growth. You place a priority on communicating and collaborating with parents. You create a parent culture of cooperation and positive ambassadorship. You listen to parents and respect them.
  • You have a deep love of Torah and are comfortable with Hebrew. You are familiar with best practices of education including technology, blended learning, data use, and individualized learning. You know when to be firm and when to be flexible in order to create a positive culture of enthusiasm along with clear discipline expectations. You are an effective communicator both in person and in writing. You are willing to go the extra mile. You are dedicated to the growth of each and every child and will be innovative and organized to ensure it occurs. You are a LEADER!

What are the basics of the job?

The Principal will be the head of the elementary school, the leader of a talented and dynamic group of administrators and teachers. The Principal will supervise the Judaic and General Studies and Support administration and synthesize all aspects of each student's development in order to ensure each child's success. The Principal will report directly to the Head of School. The Principal will oversee the entire Elementary School, direct its day-to-day functioning, and be responsible for student growth: social, behavioral, and academic.

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact our search consultant at Prizmah: Center for Jewish Day Schools, Rabbi Maccabee Avishur (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) to confidentially discuss the opportunity and the process.

Candidates who are ready to apply should submit the following materials to Rabbi Avishur:

  • A cover letter indicating why they are particularly interested in serving as lower school principal at Yeshivat Noam
  • A current résumé

These materials should be transmitted as PDFs via email attachment to Rabbi Avishur at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..