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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 10/13/17]

CURRENT POSTINGS

CONNECTICUT SUPERINTENDENCIES

CAPSS - Staff Associate for Public Policy & Business Partnerships
Avon - Superintendent of Schools
Colchester - Superintendent of Schools
USD No. 11 - Superintendent of Schools
New Haven – Superintendent of Schools

OTHER CONNECTICUT POSITIONS

Norwalk - Chief Academic Officer

OUT–OF–STATE POSITIONS

NH, Hampton SAU #21 - Superintendent of Schools
NJ, Montclair - Superintendent of Schools
NY, Nassau County - Superintendent of Schools
NY, Orange County - Superintendent of Schools
PA, Blair County - Superintendent of Schools
 


Connecticut Superintendencies

CAPSS – Staff Associate for Public Policy & Business Partnerships

Relationship With-In the Organization:  The Staff Associate for Public Policy & Business Partnerships is responsible to the Executive Director of the CT Association of Public School Superintendents.  Specific Responsibilities: The Staff Associate for Public Policy & Business Partnerships will: Facilitate the public policy and legislative advocacy work of the organization.  Specifically, the Staff Associate will: Facilitate the development of the organization’s annual public policy agenda. Prepare testimony and written responses as needed before, during and after legislative sessions. Provide support to the organization’s State and Federal Legislative Committee. Prepare the organization’s communications with members of the Legislature. Arrange for the provisions of in-person testimony by members of the organization. Assist the liaison of the organization’s public policy lobbying firm. Design, implement and monitor the CAPSS Business Partners’ Program. Identify and recruit business partners for the organization. Maintain relationships with established business partners.  Perform other duties as assigned. Compensation: The Staff Associate for Public Policy’s compensation is determined annually by the CAPSS Board of Directors.  This position will be approximately 100 days per year in alignment with the legislative session. The closing date for applications will be November 1, 2017. A letter of intent and resume should be sent to Dio Markopoulos at dmarkopoulos@capss.org .

 

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Avon - Superintendent of Schools

The Avon Board of Education will hire a strong visionary leader to guide its schools. Defining attributes of this individual must include: The ability to oversee and enhance teaching and learning in a high performing PK-12 district; The daily practice and demonstration of high moral and ethical character traits which will enhance school culture and climate for student success; A communication skillset which will engage multiple community stakeholders; A genuine desire to make a difference in the life of every Avon Public School student. Application Deadline: November 1, 2017 / Start Time: To Be Negotiated. How to Apply: Completed application packets must include: A signed cover letter which details readiness for the position; A copy of the credentials needed for the position (093 certification); An up-to-date resume and three current letters of reference; A copy of undergraduate and advanced degree transcripts. Candidates selected to be interviewed will also be required to fill out the application form specific to the Avon Public Schools. Please direct all questions to the Avon Public School search consultant, Dr. Joseph Erardi, at 860-417-3111 or erardij@gmail.com . All applications must be postmarked on or before November 1, 2017 and mailed to: Dr. Joseph V. Erardi, Jr., 36 Bellemeadow Drive, Watertown, CT. 06795.

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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 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

Norwalk – Chief Academic Officer

Responsible for managing and coordinating the curriculum, instruction, assessment, and professional development in the schools and programs across the District.  This position provides the system oversight, consistency, and vision for a majority of the activities related to teaching and learning processes, and facilitates implementation of the district’s mission and goals.  The Assistant Superintendent supervises Curriculum Coordinators; develops systematic approaches to improving student achievement based on testing and observation; works with outside agencies to meet all students’ needs; and assists in implementing federal and state educational mandates. Acts as a key member of the Superintendent’s leadership team.  REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Previous teaching experience and progressively responsible experience in public school administration and management including curriculum and standards, preferably in a diverse urban environment; Knowledge of the philosophies, principles, and practices public school administration; state and federal curriculum standards/guidelines; current literature, trends, and developments in the fields of curriculum, instruction, assessment, and professional development. Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, professional development standards, and program implementation processes.  Thorough knowledge of curriculum design and implementation for diverse populations and models of curriculum integration/differentiation for all subjects. Experience in developing and overseeing grants.  Application Deadline October 30, 2017/Start Date – Immediately.  To Apply visit: https://www.applitrack.com/norwalk - Chief/onlineapp/default.aspx  District Website: www.norwalkps.org

 

Out-Of-State Positions

 

NH, Hampton SAU #21 – Superintendent of Schools

SAU 21 invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Superintendent of Schools. SAU 21 serves students in Hampton (9-12), Hampton Falls, North Hampton, South Hampton (K-8) and Seabrook. The communities enjoy desirable coastal living and the best that New England has to offer, providing easy access to metropolitan areas such as Boston, Portland, Manchester, and Portsmouth. The beautiful open spaces and coastal areas attract a number of business and career professionals who value quality of life and strongly support the school districts. The communities educate students in grades PreK-8; Winnacunnet Cooperative District serves grades 9-12. Active involvement and strong community support are hallmarks of SAU 21. Exciting program opportunities result in a tradition of nurturing students to their fullest potential. The successful candidate must have proven experience as a teacher and school administrator, including central office responsibilities. An advanced degree is required, and a doctorate is preferred. New Hampshire certification or eligibility for certification as a school superintendent is necessary. The School Board offers a multi-year contract with a competitive salary and benefits package for the region, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Screening of applications will begin on or about November 27, 2017 with a starting date of July 1, 2018. Interested applicants should contact: Dr. Ken DeBenedictis, SAU 21 (Hampton, New Hampshire) 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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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, Blair County - Superintendent of Schools

Appointment on/or about fall 2017. Enrollment approximately 825; grades K-12. Successful candidate will be a visionary leader with a strong focus on student achievement, committed to continuous improvement for staff, administrators and students with the capacity to engage and effectively communicate with all district stakeholders. Must possess a high standard of ethics with the proven ability to maintain positive staff and board relations; be experienced in creating, developing, and aligning curricula based on state standards through instructional strategies and individualized learning; be knowledgeable in educational trends, current technology, research and innovative practices including grant opportunities; and have ability to establish a culture of professional and academic excellence. 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. Application Deadline: September 13, 2017. Please direct questions to Karen Devine, lead consultant, at 717-506-2450, ext. 3322 or karen.devine@psba.org. 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 one 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.orgDocuments required by September 13, 2017 to assure a review by the Board are, cover letter, resume and application. All other required documents must be submitted or “in process”. EOE District Website: http://www.cksdbulldogs.com/ Consultant Website: https://careergateway.psba.org

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