NASET News Alert


December 03, 2018

Brooklyn, NY


St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf is seeking a committed, inspirational and highly effective manager as its next Director.  Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Director will provide leadership in developing and maintaining the best possible educational programs and services for the benefit of the students. The Director will lead, guide, and direct members of the senior administration and faculty in setting and achieving the highest standards of excellence in the educational programs and operating systems. This individual will oversee and administer the use of facilities, property, and funds in the best interest of the school. 


  • Master’s Degree required
  • Minimum of seven (7) or more years as a school director, principal and/or senior administrator
  • Experience working with deaf and/or special needs students 
  • State certification or evidence of readiness for state certification 
  • Sign Language Proficiency, preferred 
  • Special Needs Experience, preferred 
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, which includes effectively managing and motivating a team to achieve goals 
  • Outstanding organizational skills; capacity to manage multiple responsibilities and competing demands 
  • Strong strategic thinking, problem solving and implementation skills 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal, relationship-building and networking skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a calm and respectful manner; commitment to fostering a collaborative, professional, and respectful work environment. 

To Apply:

Dr. Jane Herzog, Director, Educational Leadership
Harris Rand Lusk

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