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CURRENT POSTINGS

CONNECTICUT SUPERINTENDENCIES

Colchester - Superintendent of Schools
Middletown - Superintendent of Schools
USD No. 11 - Superintendent of Schools
New Haven – Superintendent of Schools

OTHER CONNECTICUT POSITIONS

Adelbrook
Intensive Education Academy - Director of Education
Shelton - Director of Finance and Business Services
Stamford – Davenport Ridge Elementary School – Interim Assistant Principal

Windham - Director of Bilingual/ESOL & World Languages

OUT–OF–STATE POSITIONS

MA, Lowell - High School Principal
NY, Beacon City School District

NY, Chappaqua Central – Superintendent of Schools
NY, Manhasset - Superintendent of Schools
NY, Rye City - Superintendent of Schools
NY, Valhalla – Superintendent of School


Connecticut Superintendencies

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 June 23, 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 and the application deadline is June 23, 2017 / 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 broderick.cabesearch@cabe.org District Website: www.colchesterct.org Consultant Website: www.cabe.org/support

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Middletown – Superintendent of Schools

The Middletown Board of Education invites outstanding educational leaders to apply for the position of Superintendent of Schools. The successful candidate must be: A highly experienced educator possessive of an extensive classroom and administrative background; an excellent communicator, energetic, visible and an exemplary representative of the school system and the Middletown community; capable of building a team based upon a clear vision that is supported throughout the Middletown community; a skilled team-builder; knowledgeable in current curriculum design; able to facilitate an educational environment in Middletown reflective of the “improvement initiatives” being created by policy change and evolving Common Core Standards; able to create a leadership team based upon mutual trust and support; able to gain the support of the educational community, the political establishment, and the public at large in Middletown; personable, trustworthy, have a sense of humor, have courage in their convictions, be respectful of all parties and have strong ethical values; visible in the community; able to easily relate to the people of Middletown. Please view the flyer at www.ces.k12.ct.us/uploaded/Middletown_Superintender_flyer_060917.pdf for more information. The Board of Education expects to offer a three-year contract with a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications, experience and comparably situated school districts. Completed application packets are compromised of the following: Cover letter outlining qualifications for position and interest in this specific position; copy of updated, complete resume which includes a chronology of work history and educational background and a preferred email address and phone contact; copy of Connecticut 093 certification or evidence of eligibility; copies of transcripts for all degrees held from all granting colleges/universities (Finalist candidates will be required to supply official transcripts.); three signed letters of reference from current or former employers and professional contacts. (Please limit reference letters to three letters written within the past two years.). Completed application packets are due via email to Cooperative Educational Services by 2 p.m. on August 3. 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. All inquiries related to the open position should be directed to: Tom Jokubaitis (203-910-5743 or tjokubaitis@snet.net) or Jim Ritchie (203-313-9544 or jritchie4@charter.net). The Middletown Board of Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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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

Adelbrook

Responsible for maintaining the budgeted census of the Day School at the Learning Center, including oversight of pre-placements, referrals, and communication with all interested parties. Using the Positive Behavior Support system, oversees management of student behavior, including resolution of disciplinary issues. Assists in the development of educational and vocational programs, ensuring relevancy and effectiveness in serving the needs of students.  Oversees the supervision and performance evaluation of Learning Center staff and with other programs/projects, as requested. Reports directly to the Vice President for Education. This is a full time, exempt position. Education, Experience and Other Qualifications: Master’s degree in Education and/or School Administration.  Minimum three (3) years related experience in special education or a related service.  Must hold Connecticut Department of Education, Intermediate Administrator Certification (092), as well as, Special Education or Related Service endorsement; excellent written and oral communication skills; Demonstrated ability to foster inclusion and cohesion within the framework of a diverse community. Experience managing adults, including goal-setting, providing meaningful feedback and setting professional development plans; Demonstrated ability to motivate and empower staff, recognize success and promote accountability; Demonstrated ability to effectively analyze and utilize data to drive instruction, operations and organizational decision-making; Ability and eagerness to champion young people in their ability to learn using various methods of differentiated instruction; commitment to the vision, mission, values and goals of Ädelbrook. Skills in the following areas are highly desirable: curriculum development, administration, budget management, instructional leadership, and group dynamics.  Knowledge of effective behavior management systems, including Positive Behavior Support, and the ability to impart such knowledge to others. Strong knowledge with state and federal education laws and regulations, including Connecticut Department of Education performance evaluation system (SEED).

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Intensive Education Academy - Director of Education

Intensive Education Academy in West Hartford is seeking a Director of Education who will plan, direct or coordinate the academic, administrative and auxiliary activities of elementary and secondary level school for students with special needs. The Director of Education will assist the Executive Director by focusing on curriculum and individualized program development. This is a supervisory position, overseeing an Assistant Director of Education, teachers, teachers’ assistants and other educational personnel. Candidates must have a Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and Connecticut certification 092 and Connecticut Certification in Special Education or related clinical services. See the flyer at www.ces.k12.ct.us/uploaded/IEA_director_of_education_flyer_060817.pdf for more details. Application Deadline: 2 p.m. July 6, 2017. To Apply Contact: Jill O’Donnell, IEA Head of School, 860-236-2049 or jodonnell@ie-academy.org District Website: www.ie-academy.org Consultant Website: www.ces.k12.ct.us

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Shelton - Director of Finance and Business Services

The Shelton Public Schools has an anticipated vacancy for a Director of Finance and Business Services: Position Responsibilities:  Anticipated starting date:  July 1, 2017. Supervises finance, budget, including capital budget requests, accounting and reporting, special funds fiscal management and reporting, accounts payable, procurement, revenue management, fringe benefits reporting and accounts receivable and payable. SALARY/WORK YEAR:  As negotiated, Position Requirements: State of CT School Business Admin Cert (085), Bachelor’s degree required, Master's degree preferred, Minimum five years of increasing responsibility (finance, accounting, business) Thorough knowledge of principles, practices of accounting, finance, public administration, Demonstrated knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations which concern school business administration. Anticipated start date: July 1, 2017 start, open until filled. For more information or to apply, please visit our website: www.sheltonpublicschools.org JOB ID: 983. District Website: www.sheltonpublicschools.org

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Stamford – Davenport Ridge Elementary School – Interim Assistant Principal

The Assistant Principal – Elementary School assists the principal in the administration of the school and promotes the educational growth of each student in the school. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Assists the principal in the administration and supervision of the school and its instructional program. Assists the principal in aspects of the screening and selection of all school personnel as delegated by the principal. Assists the principal in aspects of the supervision and evaluation of all school personnel as delegated by the principal. Assists in preparation and administration of the school budget. Supports and disseminates information regarding school, district and Board of Education programs, policies and procedures to the school community. Serves in the place of the principal whenever the principal must be absent. Provides coordinated leadership in the areas of assigned responsibility. Assumes, as delegated, a share of the responsibility for the implementation of the teacher assessment program. Performs additional administrative duties as delegated by the principal. Application Deadline: 06/16/2017; Start Date: 07/01/2017. Apply online at: www.stamfordpublicschools.org/careers

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Windham - Director of Bilingual/ESOL & World Languages

Position Responsibilities: The Director will provide supervision of 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 in an urban setting. Comprehensive benefit package including: Paid vacation (25/yr) and sick days (20/yr); 15 paid holidays; Health, Prescription, Dental and Life Insurance; ability to participate in Section 125 plan; 403B and/or 457B Plan plus other benefits. Position Requirements: CT Administrator Certification 092 (or must be 092 eligible), Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university, A minimum of three years successful experience as an administrator, Prior Central Office experience in a diverse district is highly preferred, Bilingual skills (English/Spanish)are preferred. Application Deadline: 07/01/2017 / Start Date: flexible. To Apply Contact: http://www.windhamps.org / District Website: www.windhamps.org

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Out-Of-State Positions

MA, Lowell – High School Principal

The Lowell, Massachusetts Public Schools is seeking an experienced and proven educational leader to serve in an interim capacity as a High School Principal. The Principal of Lowell High School must have student performance and development as a primary focus and must be able to inspire and lead the excellent faculty and staff. He or she should have a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with all stakeholders, including staff, parents, parent organizations, businesses and community members; involving them in decision-making to advance the best interest of all students. A Master’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university is required (Doctorate preferred). Teaching experience is preferred. Current licensure by MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education as Principal/Assistant Principal (9-12), and a minimum of five years successful administrative experience, are necessary. The Lowell School District is prepared to offer a salary commensurate with education and experience and as negotiated. Review of applications will begin on July 10, 2017. The expected start date will be August 1, 2017. For more information, please contact: NESDEC Search Office, Lowell High School Interim High School Principal Search, New England School Development Council, 28 Lord Road, Marlborough, MA 01752; telephone: 508-481-9444, email: search@nesdec.org. To download the application, please visit: http://www.nesdec.org/executive_search/currentsearches.aspx District Website: http://lhs.lowell.k12.ma.us/pages/Lowell_High Consultant Website: www.nesdec.org

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NY, Beacon City School District

Nestled between the Hudson River and Mount Beacon, 65 miles north of New York City, the Beacon City School District is a small city school district composed of 4 elementary schools, a middle school and a high school. Dedicated teachers and staff serve our diverse student body of 2,900 students. The city of Beacon has a rich history with a recently revitalized Main Street and a vibrant arts community. Strong community support for school budgets which pass every year. District objective to strengthen and support academic success for all students. State of the art high school; well-maintained facilities as a result of community support for capital projects. Curricula innovations and enhancements to both the core subjects and extra-curricular activities through several community partnerships. Please visit www.beaconk12.org to learn more about the district. Compensation – regionally competitive. Screening begins immediately. Open until filled. Position available no later than July 1, 2017.   To apply visit www.hyasearch.com District Website: www.beaconk12.org Consultant Website: www.hyasearch.com

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NY, Chappaqua Central – Superintendent of Schools

The Chappaqua Central School District is a nationally renowned school system where close to 4.000 students attend three K-4 elementary schools, two middle schools for grades 5-8, and a 9-12 high school. Highly motivated students, a broadly educated and talented staff, and an actively involved parent community characterize the District. During the 2015-16 school year at Horace Greely High School (1,347 students): There were18 Advanced Placement Courses offered and 533 students took 1,242 AP exams; 17 National AP Scholars and 100 AP Scholars with Distinction; 96% of the Class of 2016 went on to higher education; The Class of 2016 had 11 National Merit Recipients. The Board of Education is seeking a distinguished educational leader for the position of Superintendent of Schools, effective July 1, 2017,or as soon thereafter as possible. 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. 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 HYA Executive Search. An Equal Opportunity Employer

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NY, Manhasset – Superintendent of Schools

The Board of Education of the Manhasset Union Free School District is seeking a superior educational leader for the position of Superintendent of Schools, effective July 1, 2017. The District serves approximately 3400 students, K-12, in two elementary schools and one secondary school. The ideal candidate will be: A collaborative leader committed to focusing on students’ needs first and achieving excellence in all endeavors. One who inspires learning for both students and staff and supports each student to achieve to his/her fullest potential. A good listener who possesses excellent people skills. Visible and approachable and will actively engage the community. One who possesses the utmost integrity and respect for others, and one who is able to build trust. Able to put the Manhasset District first and build on the past to make a brighter future for the schools.   Willing to make a long term commitment to the Manhasset Schools. The Manhasset School District has: A long history as a high performing school district. An outstanding, highly motivated and caring faculty, staff and administration committed to addressing problems collaboratively. Motivated, talented, respectful students committed to learning and achieving to their fullest. A comprehensive, challenging, vibrant curriculum with opportunities for students in the “4-A’s”- academics, the arts, athletics and activities, including Advanced Placement courses at the high school. Approximately 95% of graduating students consistently attend four year top tier colleges. Outstanding and engaged parent and community support for and pride in the schools and the ongoing commitment to excellence. Candidates should have experience as an accomplished administrator and 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 District Website: www.manhassetschools.org/

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NY, Rye City – Superintendent of Schools

The Rye City School District is located in the heart of Westchester County, New York and serves students who reside in the City of Rye, NY. Approximately 25 miles north of New York City, the school/community boasts close proximity to some of the finest educational, cultural and recreational opportunities in the world. Considered a high performing school district, the District enrolls approximately 3500 students in six schools, (a high school, an alternative high school, a middle school and three elementary schools). The Board of Education is seeking a superior educational leader for the position of Superintendent of Schools, effective July 1, 2017. The ideal candidate should have high expectations for all students and the leadership skills to guide the school community in preparing its young people to become high achieving and contributing citizens of the nation and the world. Application Deadline: Open until filled. For additional information about this position and/or to apply online, go to www.hyasearch.com District Website: www.ryeschools.org  Consultant Website: www.hyasearch.com

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Valhalla, NY – Superintendent of School

Valhalla is a vibrant and diverse suburban community with long history of enthusiastic support for public education. The district is located in central Westchester, approximately 30 miles from New York City. The 1,500 students are served by four schools: Virginia Road School (K-2), Kensico School (3-5), Valhalla Middle School (6-8) and Valhalla High School (9-12). The District as a strong financial plan with overwhelming community support for a sustainable and cost-effective budget. The District is committed to celebrating diversity and promising equity, excellence and access to all students. The District fosters an encouraging learning environment focused on the whole child that produces thoughtful students who excel academically, athletically, artistically and socially. The District is a leader in 21st Century Learning, global citizenship, computer science, and technology integration. The District has progressive and extremely qualified faculty and staff who spend significant time on professional development, continuously enhancing their own learning to provide research-based instructional strategies for all students. Screening isngoing, regionally competitive compensation package.  Start date of August 2017 or as soon thereafter as possible. For additional information and/or to apply online, go to www.hyasearch.com

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