Careers 2018-03-14T09:18:31+00:00

Careers

Solomon Schechter Academy is the leading elementary school in Montreal that develops students who are creative thinkers and future leaders with strong Jewish values. Solomon Schechter Academy lays the foundation for a lifetime of learning and instills a passion for excellence and Jewish traditions.

Members of our team embody our core values:

  • Integrity
  • Innovation
  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Excellence
  • Tikkun Olam

Assistant Head of School

SUMMARY

Solomon Schechter Academy is seeking an Assistant Head of School, to serve beginning in summer 2018. Reporting to the Head of School, the Assistant Head of School shall be responsible for all matters relating to student life, enrollment, discipline, school procedures, communications, sports teams and day-to-day operations of the school, as instructed by the Head, and shall make recommendations to the Head regarding problems or concerns relating to any such matters.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage a team responsible for student life, discipline, communications and admissions
  • Present the school to prospective students and parents, which includes systematic and efficient handling of applications, school visits and communication with parents
  • Oversee the admission office and creation of marketing materials, mailings and publications.
  • Oversee activities intended to interest parents in sending students to our school: social media, press releases on events, and oversight of the website
  • Manage the re-enrollment of current students for the succeeding year
  • Schedule and organize special programs and gatherings.
  • Oversee the network of parents, former parents and alumni to assist in the admissions program.
  • Supervise and evaluate the interschool and intramural athletics for the entire school.
  • Oversee student discipline, follow-through with correspondence recordkeeping relating to discipline and to counsel students when necessary, working closely with team members.
  • Be a visible presence in all areas of the school; to work toward a resolution of all problems – both routine and unique – as they arise; to keep the head of school informed of the general programs, activities, and problems of the school.
  • Represent the school at various government agencies, and educational and community associations relative to the role of being Assistant Head of School.
  • Attend all administrative and Board meetings as required by the Head.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s in education; graduate studies in educational leadership an asset
  • Significant previous experience in a leadership and/or administrative position in a school
  • Fluently bilingual
  • Experience managing a small team
  • Exceptional customer service skills and approach
  • Ability to work well with different personalities and a diverse student and parent body
  • The highest ethical and professional standards
  • At ease with many types of software and up to date with trends in information technology

Lunch & Recess Animator

Monday to Friday position from 11:20 AM to 5:30 PM.

The staggered lunch hours begin at 11:30 AM and end at 1:30 PM. The afternoon recess runs from 1:45 PM to 2:45 PM. The after-school program runs from 4:05 PM to 5:30 PM.

The Coordinator ensures that the students walk in appropriately, sit and eat with their lunchtime supervising staff member in a reasonable manner, and get ready to go to their lunch recess period following our timetable.

The emphasis is setting up and maintain a kind and respectful environment knowing that lunch and recess are times when students require clear structure and guidelines to follow the routines.

The individual who is best suited for this position is one who understands that routines are important, students must be respected and problems need to be solved with simplicity and understanding.

We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible.

If interested, please contact Dean of Students, Tina Roth.

Remediation Specialist

We are seeking a professional in the area of learning challenges to work with our students for 20 hours per week until June 2018. Our Resource Department works thoughtfully and collaboratively with the staff to provide our students effective strategies in the area of reading, comprehension and writing.

If you have the skills and the professionalism, we are interested in meeting you. Must be able to work well in English and French.

If interested, please contact Dean of Students, Tina Roth.