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Hebron - Superintendent of Schools

The Hebron Board of Education invites innovative and dedicated candidates to apply for the position of Superintendent of Schools.  The Hebron Public School District serves students in Grades PK-6 in two schools.  Gilead Hill School provides education for approximately 320 students in Grades PK-2, while Hebron Elementary School serves approximately 335 students in Grades 3-6. Both schools are conveniently located on Route 85 in Hebron. Hebron Schools have a legacy of success.  Students achieve high academic standards while enjoying a nurturing school culture and climate.  With earnest dedication to high standards of curriculum development and instructional implementation, continued success is anticipated. The small size of Hebron enables students and families to be known and connected.  A single PTA serves both schools.  The Hebron Education Foundation provides funding for many school enhancements.  The Board seeks candidates who are highly capable of inspiring the educational community to continue on its path of excellence. The Superintendent is expected to lead the District’s efforts to advance its vision. Candidates with proven records of leadership success and impeccable character are encouraged to apply for the position.  Connecticut Superintendent certification or eligibility for such is required. The Board is prepared to offer a compensation package that is competitive with similar districts and is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Application deadline: October 24, 2019; Anticipated Start Date on or about: January 2, 2020.  For more information, please contact: Dr. Elizabeth Osga, Hebron Superintendent Search, NESDEC, 28 Lord Road, Marlborough, MA 01752; Phone: 508-481-9444; Email. To access the application, please visit www.nesdec.org and click on the Executive Search tab

Norwalk - Superintendent of Schools

Norwalk Public Schools lead the state of Connecticut’s urban school districts, placing first in our district reference group according to the most recent Connecticut Next Generation Accountability Report. Located in southwestern Connecticut, in southern Fairfield County, on the northern shore of Long Island Sound, Norwalk lies within the New York metropolitan area as well as the Bridgeport metropolitan area. The district takes pride in building a student-focused culture that motivates, challenges and supports students to reach their highest levels of achievement. Over 1,500 dedicated professionals serve 11,500 students in 21 schools.  Rich in diversity, Norwalk students come from a variety of backgrounds, with 42% of students speaking a second language at home. The school system delivers a learning experience that is rich in cultural diversity and reflective of the global society in which its graduates will work and live.  Norwalk Public Schools provide comprehensive special education and bilingual education programs along with full day Kindergarten and expanded Pre-K opportunities. Before and after-school programs are available throughout the city for both elementary and secondary students. Students enjoy a full array of interscholastic athletics and extra-curricular activities that cover a full range of interests. Several programs consistently receive national recognition, including our high school marching bands and orchestras and the Center for Youth Leadership. In 2017, a comprehensive School Building Program was approved that is designed to support the city's families for years to come. A joint commitment by the City of Norwalk and Board of Education resulted in a major investment in Norwalk's school buildings including the building of several new schools and the renovation of others, as well as priority repairs and capital projects at all schools. As part of the program, construction is under way on the new K-8 Ponus Ridge STEAM Academy.  Recent results outlined in the Connecticut Next Generation Accountability Report showed significant gains across a broad set of indicators and put Norwalk in the lead of the state’s 21 city school districts. The district has been working toward six major goals in its Strategic Operating Plan. Exceptional leaders who embrace shared governance and school choice and are interested in furthering Norwalk’s vision may apply online to www.hyasearch.com by November 30.  The position is available July 1. Screening is on-going with Board interviews planned for January, 2020.  

 

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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OXFORD - Assistant Superintendent for Business, Human Resources, and Operations (POSTING 19-84)

QUALIFICATIONS:  At least 5 years successful experience as an administrator.  Administrative certification (092); Business certification (085) preferred, not required.  Doctorate Degree is preferred, not required.  Requires advanced understanding of recent business management for PK-12 education, including the principles and practices associated with budget accounting, preparation, development and oversight. Ability to prepare detailed financial reports and deliver formal presentations to large and diverse audiences.  Track record of handling contract negotiations and labor relations. Exceptional ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and direct reports.  APPLICATIONS OPEN: NOVEMBER 13 / APPLICATIONS CLOSED: NOVEMBER 27, 2019.   Applicants directed to online application at: https://www.applitrack.com/oxfordct/onlineapp/ Letter of intent and current resume required.  Three letters of reference attesting to experience.  Undergraduate and graduate transcripts.  Copy of certifications.  Job Responsibilities: Supervises the financial affairs of the District, including all funds, accounting and reporting procedures while maintaining a system for monitoring the operating budget.  Supervise payroll, accounts payable and employee benefits.  Provides executive leadership in the long-range and daily planning, direction and control of all policies, plans and procedures related to the District’s business services.  Prepares local, state, and federal financial and statistical reports.  Directs and supervises the facilities budget with the Facilities Manager to manage plant operation and maintenance. Develops and maintains appropriate procedures for recruitment, selection, assignment, and evaluation of personnel, including technical expertise to administrators.  Leads bargaining negotiations and labor relations activities. Acts as Superintendent designee when required.  A full job description can be found online at http://www.oxfordpublicschools.org and application materials can be forwarded to Michelina Cevetillo at cevetillom@oxfordpublicschools.org

Griswold - Principal

LOCATION: Guilford High School.  RESPONSIBLE TO:    Superintendent.  SUMMARY:  Provides instructional leadership to staff including: curriculum planning, review and implementation; and professional development.  Responsible for day-to-day school administration and the safety and welfare of students, staff and activities. Ensures a safe, pleasant and effective educational atmosphere, provides discipline as necessary and enforces school and related district policy.  The position requires an exceptional leader: With a minimum of five years teaching experience; administrative experience preferred; with International Baccalaureate (IB) programs experience preferred; with Connecticut Certification for Intermediate Administration and Supervision (092); with effective interpersonal skills in working with high school students, their parents, and school staff; with strong planning, organizational and technology skills specific to administrative tasks; with an academic background in secondary education, which includes study in the area of educational administration and teacher evaluation/supervision; who manifests collaborative decision-making within a professional learning community.  REQUIRED: 092 Intermediate Administration or Supervision Endorsement.  SALARY: $163,342 - $176,586. WORKING PERIOD: Full year.  STARTING DATE: July 1, 2020 / FILING DATE: November 8, 2019 Complete application online at www.guilfordschools.org/employment  

 

Old Lyme - Director of Facilities and Technology

The Director of Facilities and Technology is responsible for the development and improvement to facilities and technology including, but not limited to, student and staff health and safety standards, energy efficiency, building security, building, grounds and athletic field operation, maintenance and repair, and supporting the evolution of digital learning.  This position reports to the Superintendent of Schools and has administrative oversight of facilities and technology. Staff reporting to the Director of Facilities and Technology include: Assistant Director of Facilities; Maintenance Staff; Facilities Administrative Assistant; Custodial Staff; District Technology Coordinator; Network Administrator; Technology Facilitators; and Security Staff.  Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, architecture or related field; advanced degree desirable; at least five years’ experience in plant and facility management and maintenance oversight; experience with school or municipal construction projects preferred; strong technology background; excellent communication skills required. Responsibilities:  Determine short- and long-term facility and technology needs.  Develop and administer preventive maintenance and equipment replacement programs. Prioritize and coordinate facilities and technology projects.  Prepare and administer the annual facilities and technology budget. Administer the bid and hiring process for professional services, contractors, equipment and supplies.  School liaison for Board of Education to professional services, architectural, construction, equipment and supply firms.  Oversee building projects and act as the primary contact to architects, contractors and Connecticut’s Office of School Construction Grants & Review.  Serve as ex-officio member of the Building, Technology and Facilities Committees.  Develop, implement and evaluate policies regarding buildings, grounds, technology and equipment, and safety.  Ensure compliance with local and state fire codes, building codes, OSHA and other regulations. Supervise, recommend for hire, evaluate and train maintenance, technology and custodial staff. Communicate facility and technology conditions and needs to the Superintendent, Board of Education and associated committees as required in a timely manner. Twelve-month work year with vacations established by the Board of Education.  Salary will be determined annually by the Board of Education. Evaluation: At least annually in written form by Superintendent of Schools.  Application Deadline: December 31, 2019 / Start Date: March 1, 2020.  Salary commensurate with experience in the range of $140,000-$160,000.  Application Procedure:  Go to https://www.region18.org/district-information/employment-opportunities and fill out online application.  Please do not mail, email or deliver application materials. Applications are only accepted online.

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. 

Cromwell - High School Physics/Forensics Teacher (POSTING # 15-694)

Location:  Cromwell High School.  Requirements:  Appropriate CT Certification in Science.  Compensation: Per EAC contract.  Start Date:  August 26, 2019.  Deadline for Application:  Open until filled.  Date of Posting:  August 19, 2019.  Apply to:  Mrs. Frances DiFiore, Principal.  Cromwell High School. Cromwell, CT 06416.  https://www.applitrack.com/cromwellschools/onlineapp/default.aspx  

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PA, Palmerton Area School District, Carbon County - Superintendent

Appointment on/about Spring 2020. Enrollment approximately 1,950; grades K-12. Successful candidate will maintain a high standard of ethics; have proven ability to maintain positive staff and board relations; effectively communicate with all district stakeholders; and promote a collaborative environment. 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. PA letter of eligibility required. Please direct questions to Shane Pagnotti, lead consultant, shane.pagnotti@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 1 year). Sealed university transcripts will need to be ordered and mailed to PSBA Member 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 are required by January 6, 2020 to assure a review by the Board are, cover letter, resume and application. All other required documents must be submitted or “in process”. EOE

MA, Marblehead - Superintendent of Schools

The Marblehead School Committee invites forward-thinking, highly skilled candidates to apply for the position of Superintendent of Schools.  The Town of Marblehead is located on the North Shore of Massachusetts along Massachusetts Bay and Salem Harbor. Marblehead is a high-performing, top-tier district, centering on academic achievement, social-emotional learning and personal growth, with a focus on inclusion for special education. Marblehead’s FY 2020 budget is $40 million. The Marblehead Public Schools educates approximately 3,200 students in six public schools PreK through Grade 12. Construction of a new 450 student K-3 elementary school is expected to begin in Spring 2020.  The next Superintendent of the Marblehead Public Schools must have the ability to successfully work with local government officials and a capacity to collaborate with all stakeholders. Qualified candidates must have successful public school administrative experience combined with a background in teaching. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills, experience recruiting and building an administrative team 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 Marblehead School District is prepared to provide a multi-year contract with a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Application Deadline: November 22, 2019; Anticipated start date: July 1, 2020.  For more information, please contact: Dr. Arthur Bettencourt or Dr. Carolyn Burke, Marblehead Superintendent Search, NESDEC, 28 Lord Road, Marlborough, MA 01752; Phone: 508-481-9444; Email: Access the application, please visit and click on the Executive Search tab

 

NY, Rockville Centre – Superintendent of Schools

The Rockville Centre School District, located on the South Shore of Long Island in New York, is seeking an outstanding educational leader to serve as Superintendent of Schools. Rockville Centre is a K-12 school district serving approximately 3,600 students in 5 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school.   Rockville Centre has a tight knit community with supportive families.  It is a top performing district in New York State and the Country, recognized Nationwide for advancing excellence and equity for all.   More than 50% of all graduating seniors fulfill the rigorous International Baccalaureate Diploma requirement.  The District has built upon the philosophy that all children can achieve when given appropriate supports and prides itself on its inclusive curriculum. Districtwide programs include an alternative off-campus high school, and special programs for disabled students which challenge each student to reach their potential in a general education setting. We are looking for a dynamic, visionary leader to continue our growth and mission, and to educate and empower each and every one of our students to meet the challenges of tomorrow's world. The deadline for applications is Nov. 30 and the compensation is regionally competitive.  The start date is July 1, 2020. Apply

MA, Bourne - Superintendent of Schools

The Bourne School Committee invites exceptional candidates to apply for the position of Superintendent of Schools.  Bourne is a beautiful coastal community located on Buzzards Bay in the northwest section of Cape Cod. With a budget of over $32,000,000, Bourne Public Schools educates 1,945 students in four schools.  The Bourne Public Schools has just transitioned to the following grade spans and schools: Bourne High School (BHS), Grades 9-12; Bourne Middle School (BMS), Grades 6-8; Bourne Intermediate School (BIS), Grades 3-5; and Bournedale Elementary School (BES), Grades PreK-2. Bourne is proud to announce that it will provide all day kindergarten at no charge beginning this year. Additionally, a brand new school, Bourne Intermediate School, just opened its doors for the current school year. The new school had strong community support from the beginning, and the facility was completed on time and under budget. One of the main district goals is “to implement fundamental practices across the district that support the maximum academic, social and emotional growth of students.” The position offers the opportunity to join a faculty, staff, and administration that is focused on continuous improvement; lead the district’s smooth transition to new grade configurations; work with an engaged and supportive community; and support and implement best practices across the district. The Bourne School Committee stands ready to offer a contract and regionally competitive compensation package that will attract and retain a highly-qualified superintendent.  Deadline: November 4, 2019; Anticipated start date: July 1, 2020.  For more information, please contact: Dr. Arthur Bettencourt or Dr. Carolyn Burke, Bourne Superintendent Search, NESDEC, 28 Lord Road, Marlborough, MA 01752; Phone: 508-481-9444; Email.  access the application, visit and click on the Executive Search tab

MA , Maynard - Superintendent of Schools

The Maynard School Committee invites innovative and dedicated candidates to apply for the position of Superintendent of Schools. Maynard, with a population of 10,500, is a diverse and vibrant community that celebrates its unique character defined by its New England aesthetic, rich mill heritage and cultural creativity. The Maynard School District (Grades Prek-12) houses approximately 1,350 students in three buildings: Green Meadow Elementary School (Grades PreK-3), Fowler School (Grades 4-8) and Maynard High School (Grades 9-12).  The 2019-2020 budget is $19,576,952.  The community is consistently financially supportive of the Maynard Public Schools.  The next Superintendent of the Maynard Public Schools must have student performance and development for all students as a primary focus.  The ability to successfully work with local government officials and a capacity to collaboratively connect with and involve all stakeholders are also essential attributes.  Qualified candidates must have strong central office experience combined with a background in teaching.  An advanced graduate degree is preferred and a Master’s Degree is required.  A Massachusetts Superintendent license or eligibility for license is necessary. The Maynard School District is prepared to provide a multi-year contract with a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Deadline: October 28, 2019; Application Review starting November 1, 2019; Anticipated start date: July 1, 2020.  For more information, please contact: Dr. Arthur Bettencourt or Dr. Carolyn Burke, Maynard 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