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Trumbull - Superintendent of Schools

The Trumbull Board of Education has begun its search for a new Superintendent of Schools.  The Trumbull Public School District educates approximately 6,840 students in Grades PK-12 in nine schools and an early childhood education center.  An Agriscience-Biotechnology program enhances the comprehensive programming at Trumbull High School. Trumbull is an accomplished and celebrated district. All nine of its schools have been recognized as Schools of Distinction by the Connecticut State Department of Education within the last five years. Performance on standardized tests and other measures of student and school performance consistently show growth and high rankings among and beyond the District’s DRG (District Reference Group).  Students at all levels compete in and contribute to numerous academic teams and civic groups. The District prizes positive participation in society as well as academic success. The foundation of past success poises the District well to propel to new levels of innovation, challenge and accomplishment.  Changing needs in special education and student demographics require ongoing and dynamic decision-making. The District looks forward to team building with the Board and District Leadership Team. Wonderful opportunities await the new Superintendent. The Board invites talented individuals with records of successful leadership to apply.  Experience as a superintendent or assistant superintendent is preferred.  A doctorate degree is desirable. Compensation will be based on the qualifications and experience of the selected individual.  Deadline: February 26, 2020; Anticipated start date: July 1, 2020.  For more information, please contact: Dr. Elizabeth Osga, Trumbull Superintendent Search, NESDEC, 28 Lord Road, Marlborough, MA 01752; Phone: 508-481-9444; Email: search@nesdec.org To access the application, please visit www.nesdec.org and click on the Executive Search tab or follow this link: https://www.nesdec.org/executive_search/currentsearches.aspx

Westport – Superintendent of Schools

The Westport Board of Education will hire a strong, motivated, visionary administrator to lead its schools.  Defining attributes of this individual must include:  Demonstrated instructional leadership experience that will guide and enhance teaching and learning in an elite performing Pk-12 district; The financial background which will strategically help build, recommend, and implement a fiscal plan that benefits all learners; The ability to inspire a hard-working faculty and staff presently employed by the Westport Board of Education; The daily practice and demonstration of high moral and ethical behavior; and A genuine desire to make a difference in the life of every student within the Westport Public Schools. Application Deadline:  February 21, 2020. Please direct all questions to the Westport Board of Education search consultant, Dr. Joseph Erardi, at 571-480-0313 or erardij@gmail.com  Completed application packets must include: A signed cover letter detailing readiness for the position.  A copy of the applicants Connecticut superintendent’s certificate.  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 an application form specific to the Westport Board of Education. The Westport Board of Education will preference applicants with central office experience; however, all administrators in exceptional standing are encouraged to apply.  All applications must be postmarked on or before February 19, 2020 and mailed to JE Consulting:  Attention To:  Dr. Joseph V. Erardi, Jr., 322 Northfield Road.  Litchfield, CT 06759.

East Granby - Superintendent of Schools

The East Granby Board of Education seeks an inspiring leader with a passion for public education to lead its schools. East Granby Public Schools’ mission is to create high impact learning opportunities, implement educational programs that integrate and support diverse teaching and learning strategies, stimulate personal growth, and promote the development of technologically and intellectual agile learners.  East Granby’s small size is key to its great community spirit. The East Granby school district (enrollment 864) is the smallest PK-12 district in the state. The student body includes 50 students through Open Choice.  The East Granby Board of Education has engaged 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 January 24, 2020 DEADLINE. A CABE Search Services application (https://www.cabe.org/page.cfm?p=1181) A current resume. A cover letter indicating highlights 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 of your application, all of the above materials should be emailed to Dr. Mary Broderick.  A competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.  Applications will be reviewed as received and the application deadline is January 24 2020.   To Apply Contact: CABE Search Services:  District Website: Consultant Website

Greenwich – Superintendent of Schools

Greenwich Public Schools (GPS) consist of eleven neighborhood elementary schools, three middle schools (6-8), and one high school (9-12). Students are assigned to elementary and middle schools based on residential attendance areas. Four of the elementary schools and one middle school serve as partial magnet schools, offering programmatic choice for families.  More Information. To apply, send cover letter and resume to: Kathleen Stowe, Chair of Superintendent Search Committee, kathleen_stowe@greenwich.k12.ct.us Applicant screening will be conducted in partnership with Ray & Associates

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Granby - Principal of Granby Memorial Middle School

Granby Public Schools is an award-winning district located in a rural town in Northern Hartford County.  The school system consists of one primary school, one intermediate school, one middle school, and one high school.  Granby Memorial Middle School has 413 students in grades 6-8. The School offers a comprehensive curriculum and its goal is to encourage students to be powerful thinkers, effective collaborators, and compassionate contributors in preparation for success in a dynamic, interdependent world.  The Middle School Principal will administer and supervise his/her school in accordance with the policies and regulations prescribed by the Board of Education and the Superintendent of Schools and be responsible for the development and improvement of the educational and operational programs of the school.  He/she shall direct and evaluate the personnel of the school toward the satisfactory fulfillment of the duties assigned to them.  The Superintendent of Schools invites individuals who possess strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills and successful experiences working with students, staff, parents/guardians, administrators, and community members to apply.  Intermediate Administration or Supervision (#092) endorsement is required.  Granby Public Schools offers a regionally competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with qualifications and experience. The application deadline is February 14, 2020. Screening of applicants will begin on February 19. Candidates of interest can anticipate invitations to initial interviews in mid-March. The expected start date for the new principal is on July 1, 2020. Applicants should apply at the following link:  https://www.applitrack.com/granby/onlineapp/default.aspxa.  Link can also found by accessing the Granby Public Schools website (www.granby.k12.ct.us) and clicking on the “Employment Opportunities and Online Application” link under Human Resources.

 

South Windsor - Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction


South Windsor Public Schools in looking for a dynamic and innovative instructional leader to serve in the position of Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction. This position reports directly to the Superintendent of Schools, and is responsible for directing the administration of the district’s K-12 program of instruction. In addition to refining and developing a rigorous and engaging curriculum that ensures all students are college and career ready, this person will also be responsible for implementing the pro- gram of professional development for faculty and staff that is aligned with the district’s strategic plan.  South Windsor is an educational community that values diversity and has worked to create a districtwide culture of equity and social consciousness. The Office of Curriculum & Instruction leads the district’s efforts to cultivate and support culturally responsive classrooms and learning communities. The ongoing work of our teachers and staff includes the creation of enriching experiences that expand the depth of knowledge for students beyond today’s classroom. If you are someone who believes in the power of a high quality education, who champions equity and inclusion, and who is ready to be part of an exceptional team working to prepare students to achieve their own personal excellence in a complex global society, then we hope you’ll consider joining the administrative team at South Windsor Public Schools.  Maximum Qualifications: Master’s Degree, Connecticut 092 Endorsement in Intermediate Administration and Supervision, At least five (5) years of school-based or district level administrative experience.  How to Apply:  Interested candidates should apply online at: www.southwindsorschools.org/humanresources Select “Employment Opportunities and Online Application” at the bottom of the page. Please include all materials requested, including: Cover Letter, Resume, Three (3) signed Letters of Recommendation, Copies of transcripts for all degrees from granting colleges/ universities, Proof of Certification, Written references must match those listed on the application.  Questions? Additional information regarding South Windsor Public Schools and the application process is available on our website. You may also contact our Human Resources office at (860) 291-1218.

Canterbury - Director of Pupil Services

The Canterbury Board of Education is seeking a Director of Pupil Services. Qualifications:  Intermediate Administrator and Supervisor, the candidate must hold the following certification(s) (092 & 165 or 092 & 265).  Minimum of five years’ experience as a classroom teacher; minimum of five years’ experience as a Director of Pupil Services/Special Education; outstanding communications and interpersonal skills, proven organizational abilities; and technology expertise.  Salary and benefits in accordance with Canterbury Administrators Contract.  Knowledge of Special Education regulations and due process procedures.  Application packets must include a letter of intent, current certification(s) current resume, the letters of recommendation, and transcripts.  In addition, please access our job application on our website and attach competed application along with all documentation to:  James A. Connelly, Interim Superintendent of Schools, Canterbury Public Schools, 45 Westminster Road, Canterbury, CT 06331.  Email applications will be accepted provided all documents are scanned and included in the email.  Email address for submission is: dhorn@canterburypublicschools.org   Closing date:  Opened until filled

Woodbridge - Principal Beecher Road School (PK-6)

The Woodbridge Board of Education has engaged 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 January 24, 2020 DEADLINE.  A CABE Search Services application. A current resume. A cover letter that summarizes your key accomplishments and explains how these will contribute to your success as a principal of this unique school. 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 of your application, all of the above materials should be emailed to Dr. Mary Broderick. A competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.  Applications will be reviewed as received and the application deadline is January 24 2020. To Apply Contact: CABE Search Services:   District Website

Hartford - Chief Financial Officer

The Hartford Public Schools is a pleased to announce the search for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to oversee our Office of Finance & Budget Operations, who has demonstrated experience in implementing new financial management information systems for an organization of significant size.  Extensive (over 10 years) relevant work experience, and knowledge of all aspects of corporate accounting, taxation, and financial management, as well as, a bachelor’s degree in finance or related area, and a School Business Administrator certification (085) or eligibility to apply for and attain certification is required. Our new CFO will have a deep understanding of the urban school system environment and a laser focused commitment to improving student achievement.  Working directly with the Superintendent, the CFO will develop strategic projects and planning relevant to enrollment growth, data analysis, research and evaluation, and strategic leadership.  The selected candidate will passionately believe that all students can achieve at high levels and demonstrate cultural competence with a deep understanding of, and empathy for, issues facing urban families.  The CFO will have a service orientation toward supporting schools, the Superintendent, and the City of Hartford, and will work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders at all levels, including district personnel, students, families, communities, and advocacy groups.  The ideal candidate thrives in an achievement-oriented and fast-paced environment, while skillfully navigating existing political structures and systems.  He/she will use their strong execution and project management skills to take initiative and solve problems.  The CFO will be an articulate and persuasive communicator, both orally and in writing, and have excellent interpersonal, leadership, and organizational skills, which are vital to success in this role.  He/she will be a born leader skilled at re-envisioning, building, and managing a team, while also providing guidance, direction, and feedback for growth.  The CFO will have the ability to train, supervise, and evaluate staff from different cultural backgrounds and skill sets, and also be able to build consensus among peer professionals unfamiliar with financial management.  The CFO will lead, inspire, and move other adults to action to achieve the ambitious goals of the district.  The screening process for this position is immediate, and the deadline to apply is October 15, 2019.  Interested and highly qualified candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, as only strong candidates will be contacted.  For complete posting details, job description and requirements, and/or to apply, click here . Additional inquiries may be directed to Nancy Williams, Senior Talent Recruiter. 

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NY, Chappaqua Central School District - Assistant Superintendent of Pupil Personnel Services

The Chappaqua Central School District is a nationally renowned, award winning public school system characterized by highly motivated students, a broadly educated and talented staff, and an actively involved parent community. Our community maintains one priority - always do what is in the best interest of our students!  Chappaqua CSD is looking for a dynamic and innovative educator to serve in the probationary position of Assistant Superintendent for Pupil Personnel Services.  Position Purpose:  Under the general supervision of the Superintendent of Schools, to implement, administer and maintain the school district's pupil service programs and services in the areas of special education, psychology, related services, nurses, guidance, and social work in conformance with district policies and state objectives; as well as applicable law to promote a school environment conducive to individualized instruction, cooperative curriculum development, and student learning.  To provide leadership in program development and improvement, as well as in professional learning opportunities in all pupil services areas.  Qualifications Profile:  Certification/License: Required: NYS SDA Certification.  Doctorate Preferred.  Experience as a building leader preferred.  Experience as a special education teacher or school psychologist preferred.  Other Relevant Information:  Highly Competitive Salary between $225,000 and $235,000 reflective of experience. Interested individuals must apply at www.hyasearch.com  All applications must be submitted by Feb. 1, 2020.  Starting as soon as Apr. 1, 2020 but no later than July 1, 2020

MA, Norwell High School - Principal

The Norwell, Massachusetts Public Schools is seeking dynamic and visionary educational leader to serve as its High School Principal.  Norwell Public Schools is a high performing district of approximately 2,200 students. Norwell High School (Grades 9-12; enrollment 674) is a state-of-the-art facility with a high performing and engaged student body, a talented and nurturing faculty, and a rigorous and challenging program of studies, located in a community that values and supports public education.  Providing a college preparatory curriculum for all students, NHS is an academically rigorous secondary school accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.  The Clipper Community Complex, featuring a stadium turf field and all-purpose athletic turf field, was completed in the summer of 2014 thanks to the support of many Norwell committees, community members, and donors. Candidates must have the following qualifications pertaining to administrative and instructional leadership, student management, and community relationships: 1. Certification as a high school principal in Massachusetts; 2. Minimum of five years teaching experience; 3. Demonstrated leadership in staff and curriculum development; 4. Minimum of a master’s degree with specialization in educational administration or curriculum and supervision; 5. Administrative and/or supervisory experience; and 6. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent or School Committee may find appropriate and acceptable.  Deadline: February 14, 2020; Anticipated start date: on or about July 1, 2020.  For more information, please contact: NESDEC Search Office, Norwell High School Principal Search, NESDEC, 28 Lord Road, Marlborough, MA 01752; Phone: 508-481-9444; Email: search@nesdec.org To access the application, please visit www.nesdec.org and click on the Executive Search tab or follow this link: https://www.nesdec.org/executive_search/currentsearches.aspx

MA, Pelham Elementary School - Principal

The Superintendent of Amherst-Pelham Regional Public Schools invites highly-qualified candidates to apply for the position of Principal of Pelham Elementary School.  Pelham Elementary School is a comprehensive, K-6 school serving the town of Pelham with a student enrollment of 141. The School offers a comprehensive curriculum and its goal is to encourage students to be lifelong learners, skillful communicators, creative thinkers, and responsible citizens. Pelham Elementary School is dedicated to the belief that students, parents, and educators are all involved in children’s education in a responsible, nurturing, and supportive way, and operates under the belief that all children learn at different paces, possess unique learning styles, and can develop lifelong learning skills. The successful candidate should possess strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.  Classroom experience is desirable, and at least three years of experience as a school administrator is preferred. A valid Massachusetts license as an elementary principal and a master’s degree in education or related field are required. Amherst-Pelham Regional School District offers a regionally competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Deadline: February 28, 2020; Anticipated start date: on or about July 1, 2020.  For more information, please contact: NESDEC Search Office, Pelham Elementary School Principal Search, NESDEC, 28 Lord Road, Marlborough, MA 01752; Phone: 508-481-9444; Email: search@nesdec.org To access the application, please visit www.nesdec.org and click on the Executive Search tab or follow this link: https://www.nesdec.org/executive_search/currentsearches.aspx

MA, Amherst-Pelham Regional Middle School - Principal

The Superintendent of Amherst-Pelham Regional Public Schools invites highly-qualified candidates to apply for the position of Principal of Amherst-Pelham Regional Middle School. Amherst-Pelham Regional Middle School (ARMS) is a two-year regional school serving the towns of Amherst, Pelham, Leverett, and Shutesbury, Massachusetts. Grade 7-8 enrollment is 416. The School offers a comprehensive curriculum and its goal is to encourage students to be lifelong learners, skillful communicators, creative thinkers, and responsible citizens.  ARMS is dedicated to the belief that students, parents, and educators are all involved in children’s education in a responsible, nurturing, and supportive way, and operates under the belief that all children learn at different paces, possess unique learning styles, and can develop lifelong learning skills. The district is currently considering whether 6th Grade students should be moved to the Middle School, and, as such, a candidate should have a vision for Middle Level Education that can contribute to that dialogue. The successful candidate should possess strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.  Classroom experience is desirable, and at least three years of experience as a school administrator is preferred. A valid Massachusetts license as a Principal (preferably in the middle grades) and a master’s degree in education or related field are required. Amherst-Pelham Regional School District offers a regionally competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Deadline: February 28, 2020; Anticipated start date: on or about July 1, 2020.  For more information, please contact: NESDEC Search Office, Amherst-Pelham RSD Middle School Principal Search, NESDEC, 28 Lord Road, Marlborough, MA 01752; Phone: 508-481-9444; Email: search@nesdec.org To access the application, please visit www.nesdec.org and click on the Executive Search tab or follow this link: https://www.nesdec.org/executive_search/currentsearches.aspx

MA, Brookline - Superintendent of Schools

The Public Schools of Brookline, Massachusetts invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Superintendent of Schools. Brookline is a vibrant and socioeconomically diverse community of approximately 59,000 residents just four miles from downtown Boston.  Brookline’s citizens are highly educated, civically engaged and committed to high-quality public education. The Public Schools of Brookline (PSB) serves over 7,800 students in pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12, in eight elementary (K-8) schools and one high school.  The FY 2020 school district budget is approximately $120 million.  The ideal candidate will have proven experience in equitably responding to opportunities and challenges presented by an ethnically and culturally diverse community and the diverse needs of its students.  The ability to successfully collaborate with all stakeholders and cultivate a positive school climate and culture is essential. Qualified candidates must have successful school administrative experience combined with a background in teaching. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills, experience in strategic planning, implementation and oversight, ability to solve complex problems and a strong understanding of school finance and budgets. An advanced graduate degree is preferred and a Master’s Degree is required.  A Massachusetts Superintendent license or eligibility for license is necessary. The Public Schools of Brookline is prepared to provide a multi-year contract with competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Deadline: January 24, 2020; Anticipated start date: on or about July 1, 2020.  For more information, please contact: Dr. Sally Dias or Dr. Art Bettencourt, Brookline Superintendent Search, NESDEC, 28 Lord Road, Marlborough, MA 01752; Phone: 508-481-9444; Email: search@nesdec.org To access the application, please visit www.nesdec.org and click on the Executive Search tab or follow this link: https://www.nesdec.org/executive_search/currentsearches.aspx