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If you would like us to post a vacancy for your district or organization, download the template and email it to Dio at: dmarkopoulos@capss.org  [Updated 12/12/17]

CURRENT POSTINGS

CONNECTICUT SUPERINTENDENCIES

Cooperative Educational Services, (CES) - Executive Director Colchester - Superintendent of Schools
USD No. 11 - Superintendent of Schools
New Fairfield - Superintendent of Schools
New Haven – Superintendent of Schools

OTHER CONNECTICUT POSITIONS

Office Supervisor, CAPSS
Stamford - Deputy Superintendent
Stamford - Chief Fiscal and Operations Support Officer

 

OUT–OF–STATE POSITIONS

MA, Wilmington - Superintendent of Schools
MA, Newburyport - Superintendent of Schools
MA, Acton-Boxborough - Superintendent of Schools
NJ, Montclair - Superintendent of Schools
NJ, Saddlebrook - Superintendent of Schools
NY, Greenburgh - Superintendent of Schools
NY, Nassau County - Superintendent of Schools
NY, Orange County - Superintendent of Schools
PA, Washington County - Superintendent of Schools


Connecticut Superintendencies

Cooperative Educational Services, (CES) – Executive Director

Cooperative Educational Services seeks an outstanding leader who is a highly experienced educator with some classroom experience and an extensive administrative background. A new leader is expected to assume full responsibilities of the office on or before July 1, 2018. All candidates must possess or meet Connecticut certification requirements as a school superintendent. Please view the flyer  for more information. Completed application packets are due via email to Cooperative Educational Services by Feb. 15, 2018, at 2 p.m. Application packets MUST be submitted as ONE pdf file and emailed to ExecutiveSearches@ces.k12.ct.us  Applications will be reviewed upon receipt so that initial screening interviews may be conducted prior to the application deadline.  Application Deadline: 2 p.m. Feb. 15, 2018 / Start Date: On or about July 1, 2018. To Apply Contact: Tom Jokubaitis at 203-910-5743 or tjokubaitis@snet.net  or Jim Ritchie at 203-313-9544 or jritchie4@charter.net District Website: www.ces.k12.ct.us Consultant Website: www.ces.k12.ct.us

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Colchester - Superintendent of Schools

The Colchester Board of Education seeks an inspiring educator with a passion for public education to lead its schools. This engaging individual will bring (in no particular order): Ability to foster and communicate a shared vision and serve as a champion for Colchester’s schools; Creative thinking with excellent leadership and management skills and a track record of inspiring and motivating others; Outstanding communications with a high level of personal visibility and a record of building trusting, respectful relationships with students, staff, parents, town boards, and community members; Strong, knowledgeable, and resourceful financial management; ability to develop a prudent – yet responsible – budget that supports high quality teaching and learning and facilities management; Commitment to drawing on others’ talents and expertise; Experience as successful teacher and administrator; Drive to innovate; and Commitment to Colchester. View the vacancy brochure at http://www.cabe.org/page.cfm?p=1429 Application Process: The Colchester Board of Education has engaged in the services of the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE) Search Services to conduct its search for qualified candidates. The screening process is ongoing. All applicants must provide the following by the July 7, 2017 Deadline. A CABE Search Services application http://www.cabe.org/page.cfm?p=1181 A cover letter indicating your interest in the position. A brief review of key professional accomplishments and explanation of how these will contribute to your success as Superintendent. A minimum of three recent letters of professional reference. Undergraduate and graduate transcripts and a copy of professional certification. To ensure full consideration and confidentiality, all of the above materials should be emailed to Dr. Mary Broderick at mbroderick.cabesearch@cabe.org Contact Mary Broderick at 860-608-1763. Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed as received / Start Date: TBD. To Apply Contact: CABE Search Services at www.cabe.org/page.cfm?p=253 or P.O. Box 290252, Wethersfield, CT 06129-0252 e-mail mbroderick.cabesearch@cabe.org District Website: www.colchesterct.org Consultant Website: www.cabe.org/support

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New Fairfield – Superintendent of Schools

The New Fairfield Board of Education is seeking a Superintendent who will work collaboratively with the Board to create an effective partnership that leads the school district toward a shared vision. It is anticipated that the new superintendent will assume full responsibilities of the superintendency on or about July 1, 2018. All candidates must possess or meet Connecticut certification requirements as a school superintendent. Please view the flyer for more information. Completed application packets are due via email to Cooperative Educational Services by Jan. 25, 2018, at 2 p.m. Application packets MUST be submitted as ONE pdf file and emailed to ExecutiveSearches@ces.k12.ct.us  Applications will be reviewed upon receipt so that initial screening interviews may be conducted prior to the application deadline. Application Deadline: 2 p.m. Jan. 25, 2018 / Start Date: On or about July 1, 2018. To Apply Contact: Dr. Evan Pitkoff, 203-365-8803, pitkoffe@ces.k12.ct.us District Website: www.newfairfieldschools.org Consultant Website: www.ces.k12.ct.us

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New Haven – Superintendent of Schools

The New Haven Public Schools Board of Education is seeking an extraordinary, innovative superintendent to lead the school system as it continues its pursuit of excellence. The board is committed to collaboration, equity, growth and innovation. The ideal candidate should have high expectations for all students, the leadership skills to guide the school community in preparing its young people to become contributing citizens of the nation and the world, and a distinguished record of educational leadership experiences. New Haven Public Schools has 3,200 full-time employees, an annual operating budget of over $370 million, and a nine-member school board that includes the Mayor of New Haven, 4 appointed members, 2 elected members, and 2 student representatives. NHPS has been innovative in its reforms as evidenced by the New Haven School Change Initiative. The vision for New Haven School Change is comprehensive, collaborative and persistent reform and its three primary goals are: • Eliminate the achievement gap by raising test scores to at least the state average. • Cut the high school dropout rate in half. • Make sure every student is academically prepared and financially able to go to college. Please visit www.nhps.net to learn more about the District. Screening is ongoing. To apply: visit www.hyasearch.com.

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USD No.11 – Superintendent of Schools

The Department of Children and Families invites outstanding educational leaders to apply for the position of Superintendent of Schools for Unified School District #2. The successful candidate will serve as the head of the Department of Children and Families Education Division and work collaboratively with the Department of Children and Families Commissioner, Facility Superintendents, and Regional Directors to promote an effective partnership that leads the school district toward a shared vision of continued excellence. The Superintendent of Schools reports to the Deputy Commissioner for Operations and serves as a member of the Senior Administrators Team. Application Deadline: Open until filled / Start Date: TBD. More Information

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Other Connecticut Positions

 

Office Supervisor, CAPSS

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. For the Executive Director

  • Coordinates all Executive Director appointments and schedules recurring appointments in advance.
  • Executes all Executive Director correspondence as needed and refers inquiries to the appropriate staff.
  • Facilitates all Executive Director travel.
  • Corresponds for Executive Director as requested.

2. For Committees

  • Ensures that the schedule for committee meetings is established as soon as possible in the new year and that no conflicts exist for the use of the conference rooms.
  • Oversees posting of committee agendas and minutes.
  • Ensures that all notices for committee meetings are sent in a timely manner.

3. For Meetings

  • Schedules all Board phone calls and meeting dates by August 1st of each year.
  • Ensures that video equipment is in place and functioning for each meeting.
  • Plans AASA events during AASA convention.
  • Assists in the planning and running of the CABE/CAPSS Conference.
  • Prepares agendas and minutes for Board meetings as well as Executive Committee meetings.

4. For General Office

  • Ensures that all supplies for the office are adequate each day.
  • Submits all vouchers to CFO for expenses.
  • Communicates with security, computer, telephone and cleaning staff as needed.
  • Ensures that all phone calls and email correspondence is answered in a timely manner.
  • Oversees updating and accuracy of all databases.

5. Assists all CAPSS staff as needed

REPORTS TO:

The office supervisor reports to the Executive Director.

COMPENSATION:

Compensation is comprised of salary and payment in lieu of health benefits and is determined annually by the CAPSS Executive Director and the Board of Directors.

Contact frabinowitz@capss.org with letter of interest and resume. Application deadline: December 15, 2017

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Stamford - Deputy Superintendent

The Deputy Superintendent is responsible for the overseeing the development and implementation of the district’s strategic plan, integrating knowledge derived from research, coordinating enterprise management, overseeing all principal evaluations, and specifically coaching and/or mentoring approximately five (5) principals.  The position also has accountability for district academic performance, including monitoring student achievement growth, and for coordinating strategy for continuous improvement of teaching and learning based on a variety of performance indicators and the district strategic plan. The Deputy Superintendent reports to the Superintendent of Schools. Application Deadline:  12/17/2017.  Start Date:  07/01/2018. To view the full posting and to apply online

 

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Stamford - Chief Fiscal and Operations Support Officer

The Chief Fiscal and Operations Support Officer (CFOSO) is responsible for managing all district operations, serving as a liaison between the district and City in all operational matters.  The CFOSO is responsible for the oversight of facilities, enterprise technology, food services, transportation and security.  The Chief Fiscal and Operations Support Officer reports to the Superintendent of Schools. Application Deadline:  12/17/2017.  Start Date:  07/01/2018. To view the full posting and to apply  

 

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Out-Of-State Positions

MA, Wilmington – Superintendent of Schools

The Wilmington School Committee invites exceptional candidates to apply for the position of Superintendent of Schools.  Wilmington, Massachusetts, a town with a population of slightly over 22,000 residents, is located approximately 15 miles north of Boston.  The District recently completed construction of a new High School; classes began in the new school in February of 2015.  Wilmington configures its schools with the goal of enabling students the opportunity to know and be known by their fellow students, their teachers and the community. The District educates approximately 3,400 students in eight schools. The position offers the opportunity to join a distinguished faculty and staff, engaged parents and citizens, high expectations, a culture of teamwork and goal setting, and an atmosphere of optimism and positive problem-solving.  The Wilmington School Committee is prepared to offer a regionally competitive salary and contract that recognize exceptional credentials, accomplishments and promise.  Review of applications will begin on December 14, 2017; the starting date is on or around July 1, 2018.  Interested applicants should contact:  Dr. Arthur L. Bettencourt, Wilmington Superintendent Search, New England School Development Council, 28 Lord Road, Marlborough, MA 01752, Phone: 508-481-9444; Email: search@nesdec.org; Web: www.nesdec.org To access the online application, please visit www.nesdec.org

(http://www.nesdec.org/executive_search/currentsearches.aspx)   

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MA, Newburyport – Superintendent of Schools

The School Committee and the community of Newburyport, Massachusetts invite dynamic, creative and innovative candidates to apply for the position of Superintendent of Schools.  The successful candidate will thrive while partnering with the community and the schools as both a visible, progressive educational leader and a reflective and approachable listener; someone who interacts well within the school district and whose actions demonstrate educational leadership that reinforces the values of the district.  The FY 2018 budget is $64 million, with $29 million allocated to Education (excluding benefits and capital). Qualifications: License or eligibility for licensure as a superintendent of schools in Massachusetts is required; Master's Degree is required, doctorate preferred; minimum of five years of administrative experience and minimum of five years teaching experience in a K-12 system; central office experience preferred.  A comprehensive understanding of and proven success in issues relating to special education, school finance, curriculum development, interest-based bargaining and development of a vision that includes the technology and partnerships that a 21st Century school system is expected. The Newburyport School Committee is prepared to offer an initial three-year contract with a regionally competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  A benefits package is negotiable. Screening of applications will begin on or about January 5, 2018 with a starting date of July 1, 2018. Interested applicants should contact:  Dr. Arthur L. Bettencourt/Dr. Carolyn Burke, Newburyport Superintendent Search, New England School Development Council, 28 Lord Road, Marlborough, MA 01752, Phone: 508-481-9444; Email: search@nesdec.org; Web: www.nesdec.org To access the online application, please visit www.nesdec.org (http://www.nesdec.org/executive_search/currentsearches.aspx)   

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MA, Acton-Boxborough Regional School District – Superintendent of Schools

The Acton-Boxborough Regional School District invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Superintendent of Schools.  The Acton-Boxborough Regional School District is a comprehensive, PreK-12 school system serving the communities of Acton and Boxborough, which are located about 20 miles north-west of Boston.  Serving approximately 5,700 students, the district is comprised of nine schools:  an Early Childhood Program, six elementary schools, one junior high school, and one high school.  The FY 2018 school district budget is $86 million. Qualifications:  Licensed as a superintendent of schools in Massachusetts or eligibility for licensure is required; Master’s degree required, Doctorate preferred; previous elementary or secondary teaching experience and central office or building based administrative experience required. A commitment to continuing a strong culture of transparency, trust and respect is required. A comprehensive understanding of, and proven success in, issues relating to special education, school finance, curriculum development, and interest-based bargaining is expected. The successful candidate will develop a vision that includes technology and partnerships in a progressive school system.  The Acton-Boxborough Regional School Committee is prepared to offer a competitive contract, regionally competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, along with a generous benefits package.  The deadline for submitting applications is January 19, 2018. Start date is on or around July 1, 2018. Interested applicants should contact:  Dr. Sally Dias/Dr. Anthony Bent, Acton-Boxborough RSD Superintendent Search, New England School Development Council, 28 Lord Road, Marlborough, MA 01752, Phone: 508-481-9444; Email: search@nesdec.org; Web: www.nesdec.org To access the online application, please visit www.nesdec.org

(http://www.nesdec.org/executive_search/currentsearches.aspx)     

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NJ, Montclair – Superintendent of Schools

This exceptional, high achieving K-12 district of 6,500 students is recognized nationally for its inclusivity and commitment to closing the achievement gap for its diverse population. Its seven elementary schools and three middle schools provide choice through a variety of long-standing, award-winning magnet programs. MHS takes pride in its challenging and rich curriculum, its extensive clubs and activities, and its highly competitive athletic program. Located near New York City, Montclair offers residents easy access to world class cultural and entertainment venues. This vibrant community is host to many businesses, cultural and recreational amenities, restaurants, a major hospital and Montclair State University. Its diverse mix of residents is supportive and actively involved in community and school life. The Board of Education seeks a dynamic superintendent with experience in a high achieving, diverse school system. The successful candidate will prove able to channel the resources of the district and community through authentic leadership and a vision of excellence based on inclusivity, engagement, and professionalism. Salary is subject to NJ Cap limits of $196,584 plus bonuses and annual increases as permitted by law. Applicants must have or be eligible for NJ certification as a School Administrator. Start on or before July 1, 2018. Screening is ongoing. Apply online at www.hyasearch.com

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NJ, Saddle Brook – Superintendent of Schools

A small friendly town of 2.7 square miles, our K-12 public school district serves 1,750+ students in 5 buildings supported by a $32M budget, involved parents, a community of 13,600 and a dedicated staff.  The Board is seeking an involved, visible and committed educational leader with demonstrated successes in supporting our goals that include: advancing strong instructional programs and citizenship demonstrated through multiple & meaningful assessments, data driven decision making that involve stakeholders, the leveraging of technology that supports multiple district successes, fiscal responsibility and promoting higher levels of Board, community and parental involvement and communication.  The final candidate must hold NJ Chief School Administrator Certification and will be offered a highly competitive salary package commensurate with experience and state guidelines. Application deadline: December 14, 2017. Send letter of interest & resume w/NJ certification evidence to:  R-Pat Solutions, LLC, Saddle Brook Search Consultants, 809 Larch Street, Roselle Park, NJ 07204 - Or email same to:  rpatsolutions@verizon.net

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NY, Greenburgh-Graham Union Free School District – Superintendent of Schools

The Greenburgh-Graham School District provides a structured nurturing therapeutic environment with ongoing assessment and data-driven targeted intervention as well as instruction that serves and supports the growth of over 300 students to overcome significant challenges, so they can learn and thrive in school and life.  Located less than 5 miles from New York City, Greenburgh-Graham is an accredited day and residential NYS public school district for students aged 5 to 21 years. The program is designed to support students with academic and emotional/behavioral challenges.  Student referrals are usually made by a local school district’s Committee on Special Education (CSE) or the local Department of Social Services.  The Greenburgh-Graham elementary, middle and high schools are staffed with dedicated professionals – trained in state-of-the-art instructional strategies – who provide quality instruction and support to their students.  Elementary through middle school students receive intensive specialized instruction in reading, writing and spelling through a language-based learning program.  This program uses research-based, structured, systematic, multi-sensory approaches. The High School program offers a variety of classes to meet a student’s needs at all levels of instruction.  Through an individualized approach, the District prepares each student for the achievement of the required New York State assessments and a successful career pathway.  The goal is for each student to achieve a high school diploma and either go on to pursue college studies or vocational training to become productive adults. The District staff holds every student to a very high standard and provides the support to achieve it.  Each student is given needed assistance, instructional strategies and accommodations to motivate improved academic achievement.  Students are encouraged to take positive risks and to develop self-confidence. Through the generous support of Hewlett Packard the High School has a state of the art technology program that supports the High School curriculum in creative and far reaching ways. Screening is ongoing. Compensation is competitive with superintendent packages in this area.  Start date no later than July 1, 2018. Click here for more information and to apply for this position.

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NY, Nassau County – Superintendent of Schools

The Garden City Union Free School District is located in the heart of Nassau County, New York and serves the children who reside in Garden City, an incorporated Village of 22,500 residents, which is nearly coterminous with the school district. Approximately 20 miles east of New York City, on Long Island, the school/community boasts close proximity to some of the finest educational, cultural and recreational opportunities in the world. A high performing school district, the District enrolls approximately 3900 students in seven schools: a high school, a middle school, two elementary schools (grades 2-5) and three primary schools (grades K-1). The Leadership Opportunity: The Board of Education is seeking a visionary educational leader for the position of Superintendent of Schools, effective July 1, 2018. The ideal candidate should have high expectations for all students and staff, a commitment to continuous improvement, and the leadership skills to guide the school community in preparing its young people to successfully meet the challenges of college, career and citizenship in the 21st century. Candidates should possess, or be eligible for, certification in New York State as a Superintendent of Schools and have Central Office experience. For additional information about this position and/or to apply online, go to www.hyasearch.com

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NY, Orange County – Superintendent of Schools

The Greenwood Lake Union Free School District is a school district located in Orange County, NY, approximately 50 miles from Midtown Manhattan, NYC. The community (Greenwood Lake, NY) shares the interstate lake, Greenwood Lake, with West Milford, NJ. The Greenwood Lake School District directly serves approximately 550 K-8 students in two schools, the Greenwood Lake Elementary School and the Greenwood Lake Middle School. High School students within the Greenwood Lake School District have a choice to attend high school in either the Chester Union Free School District or the Warwick Valley Central School District. The Greenwood Lake School District is characterized by: Highly motivated and involved students; Broadly educated and talented faculty and staff members; Actively involved parents; A supportive community which in 2016 approved capital projects valued at more than $7 million. The Board of Education is seeking a distinguished educational leader for the position of Superintendent of Schools, effective January 2018, or as soon thereafter as possible, but no later than July 1, 2018. The ideal candidate should have high expectations for all students, the leadership skills to guide the school community in presenting its students with outstanding educational experiences and a distinguished record of educational leadership experiences. Candidates should possess, or be eligible for, certification in New York State as a Superintendent of Schools. For additional information about this position and/or to apply online, go to www.hyasearch.com

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PA, Washington County – Superintendent of Schools

Appointment on/about Spring 2018.  Enrollment approximately 3,100; grades K-12.  Successful candidate will be skilled in selecting, motivating, and evaluating highly qualified staff. Effectively communicates with and engages all district stakeholders and ability to increase student academic achievement. Demonstrated commitment to visiting schools to monitor school climate, effectiveness of programs, classroom instruction, and student learning. Salary negotiable and will be competitive, based on training and experience, qualifications and meeting board criteria including but not limited to the skills listed above.   Please direct questions to Anthony Piscioneri lead consultant at anthony.piscioneri@psba.org   deadline date – January 8, 2018. Interested candidates will need to provide a signed cover letter, two-page resume, Application, PA letter of eligibility, Act 24 clearance, current Act 34 and Act 151 clearances and FBI fingerprints (dated within 1 year). Sealed university transcripts will need to be ordered and mailed to PSBA School Services, attention, Michelle Kunkel, 400 Bent Creek Blvd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050. To complete the application process and upload required documents go to PSBA’s Career Gateway at https://careergateway.psba.org and begin by creating a profile. Career Gateway questions can be directed to Michelle Kunkel at 717-506-2450 ext. 3365 or michelle.kunkel@psba.org.  Documents required by January 8, 2018 to assure a review by the Board are, cover letter, resume and application. All other required documents must be submitted or “in process”. EOE

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