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Bridgeport – Interim Superintendent

Bridgeport Public Schools (BPS) in Bridgeport, CT is seeking an Interim Superintendent to lead the District from mid-June 2019 to the time a permanent Superintendent is retained and takes office (anticipated to be occur or about July 1, 2020).  The selected individual would oversee the operation of Bridgeport Public Schools while the Bridgeport Board of Education retains a search firm to hire a permanent Superintendent of Schools.  Applicants must, at minimum, hold a Master’s Degree from an accredited institution and have at least 5 years of experience working in an administrative capacity within an urban public school system.  A Connecticut Superintendent of Schools Administrative Endorsement (a/k/a 093 Certification) is preferred.  Candidates not holding an 093 Certification will be considered, but are advised to review Sec. 10-157 of the Connecticut General Statutes to be aware of legal requirements if a party not holding an 093 Certification is appointed. It is anticipated this assignment will run from June 15, 2019 to June 30, 2020, although a brief extension may be sought to allow the Interim Superintendent to properly assist in onboarding the permanent Superintendent when contracted.  The individual selected as Interim Superintendent will be precluded from applying for the position on a permanent basis.  As such, the Board will entertain a contractual provision returning any current BPS employee to their prior position at the end of this assignment, if they are selected as the Interim Superintendent.  Job Description .  Candidates are cautioned that contact with Board Members, or staff performing administrative functions related to this search, which are outside of the established application process, or that are ex parte in nature, may disqualify such candidates from further consideration.  Interested parties should submit a resume with cover letter, as well as a copy of their current certification(s), via e-mail .The deadline for submission is 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, 2019.  The Search Committee will meet in closed session on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 to determine finalist candidates who will be invited for an interview.  Individual candidacy for this assignment will be kept confidential until an interview is offered, at which time finalists will be publicly announced.  Finalist candidates will be interviewed on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 commencing 6:00 p.m.  Such interviews will not be held in public, though candidates may require their interview to be held in public pursuant to Section 1-200(6) of the Connecticut General Statutes.

 

Sprague - Superintendent of Schools

2 Days Per Week | Salary Range: $55,000 - $64,000.  Job Description:  The job of the Superintendent of the Sprague Public School District is to lead and inspire all members of the district community to provide high quality education experiences for all learners in the town of Sprague. Job Qualifications:  • Hold a current CT Superintendent Certification | • Prior experience as a leader in a school district • Experience developing educational budgets | • Experience writing grants • Ability to develop long range goals and strategic plans | • Strong understanding of diverse communities • Exemplary communication skills with a variety of stakeholders.  Equal Opportunity Employer.  Start Date: 07/01/19 / Application Deadline:  06/30/19.  Please send letter of interest, resume, completed application and letters of reference to:  Sprague Board of Education, Attn:  Human Resources, 25 Scotland Road, Baltic, CT 06330-1110, Emailed application packets preferred:  hr@spraguek12.org or fax: 860-822-1347.

Stamford – Associate Superintendent for Teaching and Learning

The Associate Superintendent for Teaching & Learning is responsible for developing and overseeing the curriculum renewal system, including alignment with standards and assessments, providing content expertise and support to schools, developing content professional development that is aligned to district and school improvement plans, ensuring all students, (including EL students, students with IEPs, and enrichment) have access to high-quality instruction and supports, coaches and/or mentors and supervises approximately five (5) principals, and developing and monitoring school improvement plans.  In addition, oversee and develop system for college and career readiness. Application Deadline:  Until Filled.  Start Date:  2019-2020 School Year.  View the full posting and apply

 

Fairfield – Superintendent of Schools

The Fairfield Public School District is seeking an outstanding educational leader. Prospective applicants should have evidence based skilled experience in inclusive communication, community building and financial acumen. The schools serve 10,000 students in eleven elementary schools, three middle schools, two 9-12 high schools, a 9-12 alternative high school and an excellent pre-school program. Every student is provided with exceptional learning opportunities. Strengths of the District include a motivated student body, supportive parent community and an excellent professional staff.  Located on the shore of Long Island Sound in beautiful Fairfield County, Fairfield's close proximity to New York City offers residents easy access to world class cultural and entertainment venues. Likewise, Fairfield hosts a variety professional businesses, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield University, and outstanding shopping, fine-dining and recreational amenities.  CNN Money Magazine consistently ranks Fairfield in the top 100 best towns in which to live.  The District recently approved a comprehensive five-year District Improvement Plan.  Excellent depth and breadth of curriculum with an expanding technology and career program.  Strong community support includes high levels of parent involvement, and active community organizations.  Click here to learn more about the District The compensation package will be highly competitive.  Screening is ongoing until the District receives the slate in the end of May, 2019Apply 

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

OTHER CONNECTICUT
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Sprague – Business Manager

Valid State of Connecticut certificate as 085 School Business Administrator.  Additional qualifications as the Sprague Board of Education may find appropriate and desirable.  Reports To: Superintendent of Schools.  Start Date: 07/01/19 / Application Deadline:  06/30/19.  Please send letter of interest, resume, completed application and letters of reference to: Sprague Board of Education, Attn:  Human Resources, 25 Scotland Road, Baltic, CT 06330-1110, Emailed application packets preferred:  hr@spraguek12.org or fax: 860-822-1347

East Haven - CT Director of Operations & Fiscal Oversight

The Chief of Operations and Fiscal Oversight (COFO) reports to the Superintendent of Schools.  The COFO shall have the primary responsibility of overseeing the day-to-day business and fiscal operations of the school district and its related departments in accordance with the District Goals, strategic plan and operating and capital budgets. This position is a member of the Superintendent's Central Office Cabinet and oversees all staff who work with finances and facility operations including all buildings and grounds, custodial, maintenance, utilities, energy management systems, food service, transportation, technology, and safety/security. The individual in this position is also responsible for capital projects, long-term facilities planning, bidding and contracted services, formulating and overseeing the district budget, contract negotiations and ensuring strategic long and short-term operational, facility, financial, and budgetary objectives are met. The successful candidate must have strong collaborative and interpersonal skills and be able to explain and present complex details clearly.  The position requires an MBA in Business Administration with an Education Concentration and certification as a School Business Administration (085); a BA in Business Management or Finance is preferred. At least five years of experience in a management role with supervisory responsibilities is desired. The district is prepared to offer a regionally competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with qualifications and experience. Application deadline is June 3, 2019; start date for this position is negotiable, but preferably no later than Aug 1. Interested candidates should contact: New England School Development Council, East Haven Director of Operations and Fiscal Oversight Search, 28 Lord Road, Marlborough, MA 01752; Phone: 508-481-9444 Email: Access the application, and click on the Executive Search Tab

East Haven - Human Resource Specialist

The East Haven, Connecticut Public School District invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Human Resource Specialist. East Haven is a small shoreline community with a population of just under 30,000. It abuts New Haven to the south and small shoreline and inland communities to the north and west. The school district's current enrollment is just over 3,000 students. The Human Resource Specialist reports to the Superintendent of Schools. The successful candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or one of the following related fields: Psychology, Business Administration, Educational Administration and/or Management. A minimum of 3 years’ experience working in an educational department/office or personnel field, preferably within a board of education or municipality, is required. The successful candidate must have the ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and adjust to new tasks as priorities change. The new Human Resource Specialist must possess effective communication skills and ability to interface and collaborate well with other departments and individuals. S/he must be highly organized with a proven ability to respond in timely and confidential manner to employee or administrative inquiries, and must possess a deep understanding and use of adaptive change to put high functioning systems in place to streamline personnel related tasks and operations. The district is prepared to offer a regionally competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Application deadline is June 3, 2019; start date for this position is negotiable, but preferably no later than July 1. Interested candidates should contact: New England School Development Council, East Haven Human Resource Specialist Search, 28 Lord Road, Marlborough, MA 01752; Phone: 508-481-9444 Email: Access the application, and click on the Executive Search Tab
 

 

OUT-OF-STATE POSITIONS

(Northeast only)


NJ, Edison Township – Superintendent of Schools

The Edison Township Public Schools (NJ) is seeking an experienced, community-focused, student-centered visionary and collaborative leader to head its diverse school district.  The district serves over 16,000 students in 17 schools with a current annual budget of more than $260 million. Edison’s two high schools had a total of 28 National Merit Scholars. Students at John P. Stevens High School earned an average of 1165 for combined verbal and math on the SAT.  At Edison High School, 81% of students who took Advanced Placement exams scored a 3 or better. Located in the heart of NJ, with rail access to all major cities in the northeast corridor, Edison Township has been rated one of America’s Best Places to Live by Money Magazine. Over 100,000 residents live in this township of 32 square miles, featuring diverse cuisines and shopping as well as multiple professional establishments and proximity to Rutgers University and Middlesex County Community College. The successful candidate will demonstrate: Experience as a superintendent or assistant superintendent (minimum 3 years). Cultural competence that spans respecting multiple cultural perspectives, strengthening cultural awareness, and working towards equity and equality in opportunity. Success in developing a positive relationship with municipal, county, and state officials. Support of community initiatives, projects, and programs. Fiscal acumen in budget development and funding advocacy. Proven success in leading continuous growth in student achievement. Support of the use of technology to drive 21st Century skills in delivering administrative practices and classroom instruction that is interactive, engaging, and individualized. Excellent and enthusiastic communication skills. Fresh and unique ideas to invigorate students, staff, and parents. Evidence of implementing policies and procedures to provide a safe environment for learning. Ability to recruit and maintain an excellent staff. Screening is on-going.  The application process will close upon slate presentation to the Board (Sept 30, 2019). Applications may be submitted to HYA at: https://hyasearch.com/browse-jobs Visit https://www.edison.k12.nj.us/ to learn more about the Edison Township Public Schools.  The Edison Township Public Schools is and Equal Opportunity Employer.  Edison Public Schools does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.  All employment is decided based upon qualifications, merit, and school district need.

MA, Marblehead Public Schools - Director of Business and Finance

Marblehead Public Schools invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Director of Business and Finance.  Marblehead is a high-performing, top-tier district, focusing on academic achievement, social-emotional learning and personal growth. Marblehead’s FY 2020 budget is $40 million. The Director of Business and Finance will administer all aspects of the school district’s business and finance operations. The primary responsibilities will include managing a municipal financial accounting system; preparing the annual budget and monitoring expenditures; and preparing and analyzing strategic and long-range planning projections. Among the qualifications for this position: MA license as a School Business Administrator; a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Education, Accounting, or related field; successful administrative leadership experience and demonstrated successful leadership skills in an education setting; excellent communication skills; a proven ability to work collaboratively and build partnerships within the schools, the community, and with town officials; administrative experience as a Director of Finance, School Principal or one of comparable leadership responsibilities; knowledge and understanding of MA General Law and ESE policies and procedures; demonstrated understanding and application of Massachusetts procurement law; exemplary performance and demonstrated leadership in business and finance and municipal financial management. Salary in the range of $120,000 to $135,000 per year and benefits package commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Deadline is May 28, 2019; start date on or before August, 2019.  Interested candidates should contact: New England School Development Council, 28 Lord Road, Marlborough, MA 01752, Phone: 508-481-9444; Email: search@nesdec.org, Attn: Marblehead Director of Business and Finance Search.  Access the application and click on the Executive Search tab. https://www.nesdec.org/executive_search/currentsearches.aspx

 

Superintendent Position Available - NJ Shore Area

RUMSON-FAIR HAVEN REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT  

The Rumson-Fair Haven Board of Education invites visionary candidates with proven leadership and management skills, high integrity and strong moral character to apply for the position of Superintendent, a position available due to the retirement of its long-term, regarded leader in education.

Located in northern Monmouth County on a scenic peninsula bounded by the Navesink and Shrewsbury Rivers and the Atlantic Ocean, RFH receives students from the middle schools of Rumson and Fair Haven as well as select local private schools. This picturesque school serves as a community hub, enjoying strong school spirit and generous community support. Its well-regarded faculty are dedicated to teaching and learning. Proud of its rigorous, comprehensive program, RFH serves the wide-array of academic, social and athletic needs and interests of its 1000 students.
 
Consistently ranked high by numerous publications, RFH is considered among the finest public high schools in the nation. In 2017, it was listed by the Washington Post in its top quartile of “America’s Most Challenging High Schools”. The vast majority of its highly-motivated student population participate in athletics and extracurricular activities and more than 95% attend college.

The Mission of Rumson-Fair Haven High School is to empower all of our students with the tools to find their passions and thrive as knowledgeable, confident, resilient, creative, and compassionate citizens of a global community.

Eligibility for NJ certification as superintendent and secondary school experience are required. For additional information regarding the desired characteristics that the Board of Education has established and for information about the district, visit its website at:  https://www.rumsonfairhaven.org/

Position Available July 1, 2019.  Apply by December 4 online at: www.hyasearch.com. Screening is on-going.  Salary negotiable to NJ Cap of $169,689 plus high school stipend of $5K and performance bonus options.