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Lebanon - Superintendent of Schools

The Lebanon Board seeks an inspiring superintendent who will: Serve as an exceptional instructional leader. Share overarching vision of excellence and innovative instruction. Collaborate effectively with school board, staff, and stakeholders to build a high-performing district. Empower and inspire the growth of students and staff. Communicate effectively and transparently in schools and community. Possess strong budget and finance knowledge and skills. Inspire students to return to Lebanon schools and recruit students and families. Be accessible, approachable, responsive, and visible in schools and community. Demonstrate decisive, confident, objective problem-solving, using good judgement and common sense. Become a part of Lebanon. The Lebanon 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 March 19, 2021 DEADLINE. A CABE Search Services application (https://www.cabe.org/page.cfm?p=1181) A current resume. A cover letter including 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. (092 required). To ensure full consideration and confidentiality of your application, all of the above materials should be emailed to Dr. Mary Broderick at mbroderick.cabesearch@cabe.org

 

GOODWIN UNIVERSITY MAGNET SCHOOLS – SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

Goodwin University seeks an innovative, entrepreneurial and visionary leader to continue its successful operation, growth and development of its Magnet Schools located in East Hartford, CT. The Superintendent will be responsible for the broad oversight of GU’s two schools, Riverside Magnet (Grades PK-5) and CT River Academy (Grades 6-12). The GU Magnet Schools are integrated into the fabric of Goodwin University to advance Career Pathways and Early College Education programming. The ideal candidate will have school and district leadership experience and be skilled in communication and collaboration with a track record of building effective partnerships with school districts, Regional Education Service Centers, colleges and universities. This includes GU’s long-standing association and partnership with LEARN. An Executive Leader, who has knowledge and a track record in developing career and college pathways and integrating early college experiences into high school programs and coursework would be perfectly suited for this position. A highly qualified candidate would also be able to develop a strong relationship with the Goodwin University President and vice-President and would be open to build and expand upon Goodwin’s new partnership in operating the University of Bridgeport. A competitive compensation and benefit package is available to the selected candidate. Interested professionals should submit a Letter of Intent, updated resume’ or Curriculum Vitae, three current professional references, a copy of 093 Superintendent Certificate or verified eligibility of such and a copy of undergraduate and graduate degree transcripts. All application materials should be sent to https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=26246&clientkey=0F2F5B7B8E3C2F2F93009F1336266E36  For more information, please contact Freeman Burr, Interim Superintendent, Goodwin Magnet Schools; fburr@goodwin.edu .

 

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Milford - Principal - The Academy

Valid Connecticut Certification, endorsement #092 required. Salary and benefits are per contract. SUMMARY/GOAL OF POSITION: The Academy provides an alternative program for approximately 80-100 Milford Public School students. The program serves students in 9th to 12th grade who have not met with success in a comprehensive high school setting and would benefit from a smaller, more personalized learning environment. The Academy is a program of choice where students have to apply and be interviewed to be admitted. Candidates for this position must possess dynamic interpersonal and leadership skills with proven success at supporting the academic and social needs of at-risk learners while at the same time holding students to high expectations to be career and college ready. Candidates must have experience in implementing non-traditional strategies to provide alternative and creative learning opportunities for those students who demonstrate difficulty in the traditional learning environment. ESSENTIAL TASKS OF THE POSITION are listed in the complete job posting on our website. Deadline to apply is April 1, 2021   Start date is July 1, 2021. Interested applicants must apply online through the job posting on our website at www.milforded.org in order to be considered for the position. No phone calls please.

Horace W. Porter School - Principal

The Horace W. Porter School seeks an exceptional, compassionate leader who will demonstrate: Track record of excellence in instructional leadership. Eagerness to envision, crate, and promote opportunities to engage students deeply in their learning. High expectations that show students and staff their potential. Kind, respectful, caring, decisive leadership. Collaborative guidance that inspires and empowers staff to lead. Love of and commitment to students. Determination to keep students the focus of decisions. Knowledge of PK-8 experience and curriculum. The Horace W. Porter School and Columbia 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 March 12, 2021. A CABE Search Services application (https://www.cabe.org/page.cfm?p=1181). A current resume. A cover letter including highlights of key professional accomplishments and explanation of how these will contribute to your success as Principal. A minimum of three recent letters of professional reference. Undergraduate and graduate transcripts and a copy of professional certification. (092 required). To ensure full consideration and confidentiality of your application, all of the above materials should be emailed to Dr. Mary Broderick at mbroderick.cabesearch@cabe.org

Canton - Assistant to the Superintendent for Financial Affairs

The Canton Board of Education is seeking a business official with outstanding financial and leadership abilities to administer the business affairs of the District in a manner that provides the best possible educational services with the financial resources available. Qualifications: Successful individual should have skills in budgeting, financial analysis, ability to prepare financial and statistical summaries or reports; ability to work effectively with persons at all levels; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; knowledge and experience with state and federal statues and regulations concerning school business affairs and school finance; and ability to oversee operations and maintenance of facilities.  Candidates should have a degree in business management, school administration, finance or accounting and hold or be eligible for the 085 Connecticut School Business Administrator Certificate. Key Responsibilities: Financial Planning & Budgeting, Accounting & Reporting, Operations & Maintenance of Facilities, Purchasing, Information Technology, Grant Budgets & Reporting, Food Service, Employee Benefits, Transportation, Assist with Collective Bargaining, Knowledge of Infinite Visions Financial Software. Reports to:  Superintendent of Schools. Apply Online at www.cantonschools.org under employment. Position Open Until Filled

Regional School District No. 4: FINANCE DIRECTOR

Regional School District No. 4  |  Chester ♦ Deep River ♦ Essex

Invites Exceptional Experienced Business Leaders to apply for the position of

Finance Director
    
For more information and application instructions please visit

www.reg4.k12.ct.us (click on employment link)

Start date:  July 1, 2020

Closing date for submitting applications:  Open until filled


The Chester, Deep River, Essex, Region #4, and Supervision District Boards of Education are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers. The Chester, Deep River, Essex, Region #4, and Supervision District Boards of Education do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.  Questions or complaints related to Title IX should be directed Kristina Martineau, Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent, 1 Winthrop Road, Deep River, CT 06417 or by phone at 860-526-2417 or by email kmartineau@reg4.k12.ct.us; questions or complaints related to disabilities, should be directed to Sarah Smalley, Director of Pupil Services, 1 Winthrop Road, Deep River, CT 06417 or by phone at 860-526-2417 or by email ssmalley@reg4.k12.ct.us.
 

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. 

OUT-OF-STATE POSITIONS

(Northeast only)


VT, LAMOILLE SOUTH UNIFIED UNION – Superintendent of Schools

The School Board of the Lamoille South Unified Union (LSUU), VT invites highly qualified and forward- thinking candidates to apply for the position of Superintendent of Schools. With a combined population of about 11,000 residents, three towns in Lamoille County, Vermont (Elmore, Morristown and Stowe) make up the Lamoille South Unified Union. LSUU is located in the lush Green Mountain area of northern Vermont approximately 45 miles east of Burlington. The towns make the most of their natural setting and are considered a premier four-season destination. They are renowned for their alpine recreation, mountain biking, hiking, festivals, shopping and dining opportunities. Lamoille South Unified Union has a proud and well-deserved reputation for excellence in public education. LSUU is a comprehensive PreK-12 system that serves 1,653 students and comprises seven public schools: Stowe Elementary School, Morristown Elementary School, Stowe Middle School, Peoples Academy Middle Level, Stowe High School, Peoples Academy, and the Elmore School, Vermont’s last one-room schoolhouse.  Each is dedicated to providing a rigorous, well-rounded educational experience for every student. The FY21 school district operating budget is $32 million. Qualifications of the new Superintendent: Vermont Superintendent certification. Strong, collaborative leadership skills. Proven focus on academic excellence and whole child education. Demonstrated support for every learner to achieve his or her full potential. Strong community outreach and communication skills. A visible presence in the schools and community. A commitment to advancing equity in education. The Lamoille South Unified Union School Board is prepared to offer a contract with a regionally competitive salary, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The deadline for submitting applications is March 26, 2021, with preliminary interviews scheduled thereafter. The start date for this position is July 1, 2021. Interested candidates should contact: Dr. Carolyn Burke, Lamoille South Unified Union Superintendent Search, New England School Development Council, 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 go to: https://www.nesdec.org/executive_search/currentsearches.aspx

 

VERMONT – PRINCIPAL STOWE HIGH SCHOOL

The Superintendent and School Board of the Lamoille South Unified Union, Vermont are actively seeking a dynamic and visionary educational leader to serve as Stowe High School Principal, effective July 1, 2021. Stowe, a world-class mountain resort town in north-central Vermont, is located about 10 miles north of I-89 and just 45 minutes east of Burlington, the state's largest city. The towns of Morristown, Elmore and Stowe make up the Lamoille South Unified Union. Three of the union’s public schools are located in the town of Stowe: Stowe Elementary School, Stowe Middle School, and Stowe High School. The mission of the Lamoille South Unified Union is to support students as effective communicators, thinkers, problem-solvers, and responsible citizens as they learn in the classroom, community and beyond. Strong school-community partnerships are fundamental to the success of the students, schools and vibrant communities.  Students benefit from a range of opportunities including experiences with cultural arts and outdoor programs. Stowe High School (Grades 9-12, enrollment 228) recognizes that each student is an individual, that all students are creative, and that all students need to succeed. Stowe High School fosters a caring and creative environment and emphasizes the social, emotional, physical, and intellectual development of each student. Through strong school-community partnerships, Stowe High School students can access a broad array of opportunities. Stowe High School’s rigorous educational program boasts innovative programs and contributes to numerous accomplishments, including: #1 Public High School in Vermont and Top 500 National Ranked High School in U.S. (U.S. News and World Report: 2017, 2018 & 2019) AP Honor Roll Award 2015-2017. State Championship Athletic teams. ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS FOR THE NEW PRINCIPAL: Licensure or eligibility for a license as a Principal in Vermont, An innovative educational leader and experienced high school leader, Experienced with recruitment, selection, supervision, and evaluation of faculty and staff, Experienced with secondary school scheduling and resource management, Substantial knowledge of special education, 504, and other educational laws and requirements, Experience using student performance and other data to improve student outcomes, Great interpersonal and communication skills, and technologically proficient, Will ensure a safe, successful, and diverse learning community, Leads the effort to provide fort the social, emotional, intellectual and physical needs of every student, Works with the broader community to ensure that students develop lifelong skills enabling them to be contributing and productive members of society. The Lamoille South Unified Union offers a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin on March 8, 2021. The expected start date for the new Principal is July 1, 2021. For more information, please contact: Dr. Carolyn Burke, Stowe 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 visit: https://www.nesdec.org/executive_search/currentsearches.aspx    

MA, Oxford Public Schools - SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

The School Committee of Oxford, MA invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Superintendent of Schools. The Town of Oxford, with a population of 12,200, is located in Worcester County, Massachusetts, approximately 11 miles south of Worcester, MA. The Oxford School District is a comprehensive Pre-K to 12 system serving approximately 1,458 students. The district comprises four schools: one PreK-Grade 1 elementary school, one Grades 2-4 elementary school, one middle school, and a high school. Oxford has a proud and well-deserved reputation for excellence in public education. It is the vision of the Oxford Public Schools that through implementation of best educational practices, utilizing technology, and rigorous curriculum, its students will lead and shape the future. The FY 2021 school district operating budget is $18 million which represents 50% of the town’s operating budget allocated to the schools.  The successful candidate must demonstrate strong leadership skills, focus on academic excellence, and support every learner to achieve their full potential. This outstanding leader should have a record of successful administrative experience and the ability to collaborate with all stakeholders. Candidates should have strong experience in team building and a proven ability to develop a positive school climate. This dynamic leader must possess strong communication skills and demonstrate a commitment to being a visible presence in the schools. 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 and subsequent implementation and oversight, and a strong understanding of school finance and budgets, contract negotiations (collective bargaining agreements), policy and Human Resources management. An advanced graduate degree is preferred, and a master’s degree is required. A Massachusetts superintendent license or eligibility for license is necessary. The Oxford School Committee is prepared to offer a contract with a regionally competitive salary, commensurate with qualifications and experience, along with a generous benefits package. The deadline for submitting applications is March 1, 2021, with preliminary interviews scheduled thereafter. The start date for this position is July 1, 2021. Interested candidates should contact: Dr. Randall Collins, Oxford Superintendent Search, New England School Development Council, 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 go to: https://www.nesdec.org/executive_search/currentsearches.aspx

 

MASSACHUSETTS, SHARON - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR THE SHARON COOPERATIVE SCHOOL

The Sharon Cooperative School Board of Directors invites well-qualified candidates to apply for the position of Executive Director. It is imperative that the new Executive Director possess strong facilitation and organizational skills, and excel in early childhood planning, communication, decision-making, problem solving and informational management. Candidates must demonstrate a collaborative leadership style and be committed to a hands-on approach to leading a non-profit organization with a focus on student centered activities, family support, and nature education. Candidates must also be capable of facilitating the implementation of The Sharon Cooperative School strategic plan linked to early childhood program development, marketing, fiscal management, facilities management and staff development. Desired Core Competencies: Proactive educational leader possessing visionary skills and a passion for person-centered excellence, early childhood learning, and nature education. An appreciation and advocacy for diversity and an understanding of the developmental and social-emotional needs of young children and their families. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to utilize/develop relationships throughout The Cooperative School and the Nature School communities to ensure that distinct program cultures operate in a complementary and collaborative manner. Demonstrated financial background with an emphasis on organizational fundraising and grant writing. Experience with early childhood local, state, and national resources and agencies, particularly with the EEC and NAEYC. Demonstrated skills in leading strategic-planning initiatives with a commitment to implementing the mission and vision of the two cooperative schools. Exhibits qualities, high standards and values associated with innovation and ability to lead constituents and staff to action. Demonstrated problem-solving, team building, and decision-making strategies. Skills and flexibility in effecting change to meet the evolving needs and services required of young children and their families. Desired Qualifications: Demonstrated education leadership with vision and entrepreneurial spirit committed to organizational strategic plans and initiatives. Demonstrated awareness and understanding of diverse cultures. Demonstrated awareness of and passion for nature education. Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree (preferred) in Early Childhood Education or related field. Director II certification by the Massachusetts EEC (required or evidence of eligibility). Five or more years in education or nature -based education with at least three years of professional management experience; preschool teaching experience considered an asset. Ability to promote trust and confidence through integrity-based leadership. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Awareness of and attentiveness toward emerging educational trends and EEC program development. Strong fiscal management skills with knowledge and fiduciary understanding of private non-profit organizational operations. Strong personnel management experience with demonstrated ability and insight to recruit and retain high-quality staff; ability to lead, guide, motivate and direct staff. The application due date is March 5, 2021. Screening of applications will begin in late February/early March 2021 and preliminary interviews will be scheduled thereafter. The anticipated start date for the new Executive Director is July 1, 2021. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact: Dr. Michael Palladino/Dr. Arthur Bettencourt, The Sharon Cooperative School Executive Director Search, New England School Development Council, 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 go to: https://www.nesdec.org/executive_search/currentsearches.aspx
I look forward to your application or your nomination of a qualified applicant.  All inquiries and nominations are considered confidential and should be made to the NESDEC office.  Thank you in advance for your consideration.

 

NY, HARRISON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT - Assistant Superintendent for Business

The Harrison Central School District is seeking a talented and visionary leader with extensive experience in all facets of school finance to become the Assistant Superintendent for Business and build on a tradition of educational innovation and strategic financial management. Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Superintendent for Business, the business operations of the Harrison Central School District have been consistently recognized to be among the best in New York State. In addition to successfully passing budgets every year for more than twenty years and earning public support for a $46.5 Million bond project, the District has received a AAA rating from Standard & Poor's every year for more than twelve years and the business office has been awarded the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting by GFOA and ASBO International for eleven consecutive years. Responsibilities include overseeing all financial, facilities, transportation, and food service operations of the District including but not limited to:  Reports to superintendent and Board and Education. Preparing and administering the District budget and presentations.  Facilitating the Budget Advisory Committee with the Board Budget Chairperson.  Coordinating and overseeing all audits (e.g., annual, internal, claims, OSC, or other).  Preparing all necessary responses and corrective action plans to governmental agencies. Overseeing all accounting operations including receivables, payables, payroll, general ledger, and internal control procedures.  Preparing periodic updates of Fund Balance projections for the Board (critical during budget preparation) and preparing monthly reports and comments on financial position. Working closely with the Superintendent to strategically plan the most beneficial outcome for the budget using the tax levy cap formula.  Working closely with Human Resources to monitor staff hiring to budget plan, and with the Special Education Department. on high cost placements and STAC filings. Serving as co-lead negotiator during the collective bargaining process.  Working closely with the Director of Facilities on facility/grounds needs, and on budget development. Image Coordinating Facility Committee meetings as needed.  Overseeing the district's student transportation operation with the assistance of the Transportation Coordinator.  Managing the contractual and financial operation of the food service program, as well as all State reporting requirements. Participate in monthly meetings with Aramark. Nationally and regionally competitive salary and fringe benefits. Start date July 1, 2021. Screening ongoing. https://hyasearch.com/job/assistant-superintendent-for-business-harrison-ny/