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Ridgefield - Superintendent of Schools

The Ridgefield Public Schools Board of Education is seeking a Superintendent who will work collaboratively with the Board to create an effective partnership that leads the school district toward a shared vision. It is anticipated that the new superintendent will assume full responsibilities of the superintendency on the earliest mutually convenient date and no later than July 1, 2020.  All candidates must possess or meet Connecticut certification requirements as a school superintendent. Please view the flyer for more information. Completed application packets are due via email to Cooperative Educational Services by Oct. 31, 2019, at 2 p.m. Application packets MUST be submitted as ONE pdf file and emailed to ExecutiveSearches@ces.k12.ct.us. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and interviews may be conducted on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted until a candidate is selected, but no later than the deadline above.  Application Deadline: 2 p.m. Oct. 31, 2019 / Start Date: No later than July 1, 2020.  To Apply Contact: Tom Jokubaitis (203-910-5743 or tjokubaitis@snet.net) or Jim Ritchie (203-313-9544 or jritchie4@charter.net) District Website Consultant Website

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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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  

Elementary School Principal, Milford Public Schools

Elementary School Principal needed in the Milford Public Schools to serve as the instructional leader at Pumpkin Delight Elementary School.

Position available July 1, 2019.

CT Certification (#092) required.

Anticipated first round of interviewing scheduled for Wednesday, June 26th with the finalist round tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 1st.

Salary and benefits per contract.

Contract can be found here

Deadline to apply: June 23, 2019

Start Date:  July 1, 2019

How to Apply:  All candidates must apply online through the job posting on our website in order to be considered for the position.

No phone calls please.

OUT-OF-STATE POSITIONS

(Northeast only)


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

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.

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.