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DARIEN - Superintendent of Schools:The Darien, Connecticut Board of Education invites exceptional candidates to apply for the position of Superintendent of Schools.The position offers: A legacy of educational excellence; Students primed by enriched family experiences; Distinguished faculty and staff; Enlightened and engaged parents and citizens; High expectations; Generous support and funding from the community, including the Sydnor and Miriam Reiss Teachers’ Fund for Further Study and the Barbara Harrington Fund; The opportunity to lift greatness to its ultimate pinnacle. The position requires: Proven leadership in a high-performing district; Effective communication skills that include speaking, writing and electronic media; Collaborative management style to build consensus with school and community stakeholders; Demonstrated knowledge and success in curricular improvement, assessment and instructional leadership; Resolute decision-making based on data and knowledge of best practices; Budget development experience with a record of fiscal responsibility; Ability to inspire fervent commitment to programs and shared ideals; Vision and innovation in spurring on the success of all served by the Darien Public Schools.Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on October 24, 2014. Start Date:Review of applications will begin on October 24 and will continue until the position is filled. The intent of the Board is to name a new superintendent in January 2015.To Apply Contact: Dr. Joseph Wood or Dr. Elizabeth Osga, Darien Superintendent Search, NESDEC, 28 Lord Road, Marlborough, MA 01752; Phone: 508-481-9444; Email: search@nesdec.orgDistrict Website: http://www.darienps.org/ Consultant Website: Todownloadanapplication,go totheNESDECwebsite: http://www.nesdec.org/executive_search/currentsearches.htm

EAST LYME - Superintendent of Schools: The successful candidate’s work will: Ensure that the Common Core State Standards, SBAC testing and other mandated programs are thoughtfully implemented so as to benefit students without compromising district values; Advance technology use to enhance student learning and operations; Support global experiences in the educational program; Promote use of data in planning and decision making; Place high priority on effective professional development; Build and maintain strong relationships with community leaders; Develop and sustain an outstanding team of administrators; Provide leadership necessary to create and implement a well-designed plan to address elementary school demographics and facility needs. The East Lyme Board of Education is prepared to offer a regionally competitive salary and contract that recognizes excellent credentials, accomplishments and promise. The well-matched candidate for this position will: Have a record of leadership success; Embrace collaboration; Combine both creative and practical thinking in planning, problem solving and decision making; Understand and act on the superintendent’s role as an educational leader; Be a systems thinker who can manage resources efficiently and effectively; Communicate fluently through print, presentation and electronic media; Inspire students, staff and the community in the realization of strong educational vision, mission and goals. Review of applications will begin on October 10, 2014 / Start Date:The intent of the Board is to name a new Superintendent in December 2014.The successful candidate will begin work on January 1, 2015 or at a mutually agreeable date not later than July 1, 2015.To Apply Contact: Dr. Elizabeth Osga, East Lyme Superintendent Search, NESDEC, 28 Lord Road, Marlborough, MA 01752; Phone: 508-481-9444; Email: search@nesdec.org. District Website: www.eastlymeschools.org Todownloadanapplication,go totheNESDECwebsite: http://www.nesdec.org/executive_search/currentsearches.htm

LITCHFIELD – Superintendent of Schools
:The Litchfield, Connecticut Board of Education extends an invitation to qualified candidates to apply for the position of Superintendent of Schools. The successful candidate will enjoy leading an outstanding small PreK-12 school system and will possess the skills to work effectively and in partnership with a professional staff, and active parent and community constituencies. The new superintendent must possess the attributes to advance the district to increased excellence. Must possess Connecticut 093 certification. The salary range is $150,000-$190,000, depending upon experience and qualifications. A three year contract with benefits will be offered. Outstanding superintendents, central office personnel and principals are encouraged to apply. Litchfield’s outstanding and high performing school district is comprised of four academic levels (PreK-3; 4-6; 7-8; 9-12) housed in three buildings. Center School has an enrollment of 267 students in grades PreK-3; the Intermediate School has an enrollment of 245 students in grades 4-6; and Litchfield Middle School/High School has an enrollment of 471 students. The district employs 7 administrators, 107 certified staff, and 44 support staff. The projected per pupil cost in 2014-2015 is $16,972. The deadline for applications is October 10, 2014, interviews begin September 29, and the start date is January 1, 2015. Applicants should contact Herb Pandiscio, Avon Educational Search Consultants, LLC at 860-673-9616 and AvonEdSearch@comcast.net


NEWTOWN - Project Recovery Director (Federal Grant): This is a unique opportunity to lead the recovery program that has enabled an outstanding school district to continue to move forward. Candidates should possess a strong background in working with traumatized populations in an educational setting and strong administrative skills. Compensation and Fringe Benefits: Salary Range:$110,000 - $120,000 plus benefits package. Position Requirements: Oversees general operational management of the grant, all program and administration functions; plans, implements and supervises the grant initiatives; works in partnership with school personnel and mental health providers. Application Deadline: Open until filled / Start Date: September 2014.To Apply Contact: Please apply on line through the following link: www.applitrack.com/newtown/onlineapp/District Website:www.newtown.k12.ct.us

WINDHAM - Director of Bilingual/ESOL &World Languages
: Dynamic, experienced individual to provide educational and administrative leadership and supervision for the Bilingual/ESOL and World Language Programs and services for English language learners and world language students in regards to identification, placement, instruction, and implementation of services in compliance with federal and state mandates.Compensation and Fringe Benefits: Competitive salary & comprehensive benefit package including:Paid vacation (25/yr) and sick days (20/yr); 15 paid holidays; Health, Prescription, Dental and Life Insurance; Section 125 plan; 403B/ 457B Plans, plus more.Position Requirements: Intermediate Administrator and supervision Certificate (092) are required.Also, a minimum of five (5) years experience and "other" related experience in the field of Bilingual/ESOL, public education, experience coordinating instructional programs for ELL's and such alternatives to the previous qualifications as the administration may find appropriate and acceptable.Salary range: $110,690-$120,955. Application Deadline: Until Filled / Start Date: ASAP. To Apply Contact: Online applications accepted Job ID # 1828 / District Website: www.windham.k12.ct.us



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