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Shalom School, the Sacramento region’s Jewish community day school, seeks an accomplished and innovative educational leader to be its next Head of School. 
Founded in 1978, Shalom School offers a comprehensive educational program from preschool through 6th grade that instills a love of learning and prepares students to thrive in middle school and beyond.  Shalom School’s rigorous program is enriched by instruction in Hebrew and Judaic Studies, as well as a state-of-the-art Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) laboratory and curriculum.  
Located in the desirable Arden-Arcade area of Sacramento, California, Shalom School is a pluralistic community school that serves families from the area’s synagogues as well as unaffiliated and non-Jewish families. 
Annual enrollment at Shalom School averages approximately 200 students. The new Head of School must be an excellent communicator and a superb manager who is committed to educational excellence, inclusiveness, and community leadership. The ideal candidate will offer a record of success in Jewish education, recruitment, development, and community outreach. Building on years of success and growth under its current Head of School, Shalom School presents an exciting opportunity for an educator who will embrace the school’s Jewish values and traditions while positioning Shalom School to excel in an increasingly competitive environment. The position will begin July 1, 2021.  The Opportunity Statement providing details about this position and the application process and timeline can be found at here.

Applications should be submitted ASAP and by October 23, 2021to

Click here to read Shalom School's Opportunity Statement.


Shalom School is actively recruiting a talented educational leader who possesses the skills, experience,
and personal qualities necessary to meet the demands of this challenging and rewarding Head of School position. Prospective candidates and those wishing to offer nominations are invited to contact Board of Trustees President Andrew Bluth at

Sat, October 24 2020 6 Cheshvan 5781