Valley Beth Shalom Harold M Schulweis Day School is a K-6 co-ed school of about 200 students. The school welcomes students and families from all levels of Jewish observance. Led by an interim Head for the 2023-2024 school year, the school seeks a permanent Head of School to begin July 1, 2024.

The school is co-located on campus with Valley Beth Shalom congregation, a Conservative Jewish synagogue, as well as a thriving Early Childhood Center (ECC) run by the synagogue. The school operates with its own board to whom the Head reports. While the Early Childhood Center, VBSDS, and the synagogue are all legally one organization, the synagogue does not exercise operational control over the school. In the best of circumstances, the school and the synagogue, and the ECC will collaborate to serve their mutual constituents, reinforce mutual values and a sense of community, coordinate and avoid duplication of efforts, and share resources.

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to contact the consultant in confidence. Candidates will ultimately need to submit the following materials as separate PDF documents:
• A cover letter expressing their interest in this particular position;
• A current résumé;
• A statement of experience with and philosophy of pluralistic Jewish elementary education;
• A list of five professional references with name, relationship, phone number, and email address of each (references will not be contacted without the candidate’s permission) to:
Skip Kotkins
Senior Consultant

The full-time equivalent salary range for this position is $200,000-250,000. The starting salary is based upon, but not limited to, several factors that include years of experience, education level, and expertise.

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