Job description

Atlanta Jewish Academy is a college preparatory, co-educational, Newborn to twelfth grade, independent Jewish Day School, guided by modern orthodox values and principles. We embody the ideals of community, tradition, individual development, and educational innovation. AJA develops the whole person for college and life by fostering a love of Torah, Israel, and all Jewish people through an excellent secular and Judaic education within an inclusive, nurturing community.

The Judaic Studies Principal is charged with the comprehensive responsibility for activities involving 8-12th grade students, parents and faculty within the school. The Principal collaborates closely with other members of the school’s Educational Leadership Team (ELT) to ensure that the structures and systems in the school maximally support the school’s mission and vision centered on each student’s intellectual, moral, and religious growth and development. Effective communication, collaboration, proactive management, and systems thinking will be key to success in this position.

Strategic Goals

Leadership Qualities

Instructional Leader

Personal Qualities


Demonstrated leadership and management skills, strong knowledge of curriculum development and implementation, excellent oral and written skills, ability to take initiative and build consensus among groups, ability to work well with faculty, students, parents and leadership with wisdom, humility and humor.