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CURRENT POSTINGS

CONNECTICUT SUPERINTENDENCIES

Columbia - Superintendent of Schools
Region 14 - Superintendent of Schools

OTHER CONNECTICUT POSITIONS

Danbury - Assistant Superintendent for School and District Development

Danbury - Director of Instruction and Assessment

Griswold – School Business Manager 

Norwalk - Chief Academic Officer

Stamford - Assistant Director of Special Education and Related Services

Stamford - Labor Relations Specialist

Windsor - Principal

Wallingford - Elementary School Principal

 

OUT–OF–STATE POSITIONS

MA - Randolph Public Schools - Interim Superintendent of Schools

MA, Randolph Public Schools – Director of Finance & Operations
NJ, Montclair - Superintendent of Schools
NY, Greenburgh - Superintendent of Schools
NY, Nassau County - Superintendent of Schools
NY, Orange County - Superintendent of Schools
NY, Westchester County – Superintendent of Schools


Connecticut Superintendencies

Columbia - Superintendent of Schools

The Columbia Board of Education seeks an exceptional, forward-thinking, experienced leader with a passion for building community to lead its small district.  Strong emphasis will be placed on: successful experience as a teacher and superintendent; track record of excellence in curriculum, instruction, and assessment; PK-8 experience and commitment; experience tuitioning out high school students (preferred); exceptional communication skills and diplomacy; collaborative leadership with ability to inspire and empower others; understanding of challenges facing a small district; budgetary knowledge of financial acumen; and CT 093 certification.  Application Process: The Columbia Board of Education has engaged in 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 July 20, 2018 Deadline. A CABE Search Services application; A cover letter indicating your interest in the position; A brief review 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, all of the above materials should be emailed to Dr. Mary Broderick at mbroderick.cabesearch@cabe.org Contact Mary Broderick at 860-608-1763.  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 July 20, 2018 / Start Date: TBD.  To Apply Contact: CABE Search Services: mbroderick.cabesearch@cabe.org District Website: www.hwporter.org

 

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Region 14 – Superintendent of Schools

The Region 14 (Bethlehem, Woodbury) Board of Education will hire a strong visionary leader to guide its schools.  Defining attributes of this individual must include:  The ability to oversee and enhance teaching and learning in an emerging PK-12 district; The daily practice and demonstration of high moral and ethical character traits which will enhance school culture and climate for student success; A communication skillset which will engage multiple community stakeholders; A genuine desire to make a difference in the life of every Region 14 Public School student.  Application Deadline: August 17, 2018 / Start Time: To Be Negotiated.  How to Apply: Completed application packets must include: A signed cover letter which details readiness for the position. A copy of the credentials needed for the position (093 certification). 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 the application form specific to the Region 14 Public Schools. Please direct all questions to the Region 14 Public School search consultant, Dr. Joseph Erardi, at 203-598-6986 or erardij@gmail.com All applications must be postmarked on or before August 17, 2018 and mailed to: Dr. Joseph V. Erardi, Jr., 36 Bellemeadow Drive, Watertown, CT. 06795. 

 

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Other Connecticut Positions

Danbury - Assistant Superintendent for School and District Development

The Assistant Superintendent for School and District Development will plan, coordinate, and supervise the Pre-K-12 instructional program and personnel with an emphasis on improving student academic achievement and the effective preparation of every student for life, learning and work beyond school.  The Assistant Superintendent leads the development of effective teaching, learning, and assessment practices within the construct of the district’s mission, beliefs, theory of action and the district coherence plan.  Additionally, this position manages compliance with state and federal requirements and monitors programmatic and policy effectiveness.  For a full job description and to apply, please visit our website.  Application Deadline: June 30, 2018.

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Danbury - Director of Instruction and Assessment

The Director of Instruction and Assessment  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 have access to high-quality instruction and supports.  Additionally, this position is responsible for the development, planning, organization, and administration of the following: Supervision of principals and district curriculum coordinators as assigned by the Superintendent; Scientific Research Based Interventions (SRBI) planning, implementation and monitoring.  Collaborate with the Assistant Superintendent for School and District Development in the identification of alternative funding sources and grant opportunities, including oversight and implementation of awards.  Full job description.  Application Deadline: June 30, 2018.

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Griswold – School Business Manager 

The Griswold Public School district seeks a skilled team player for our vacancy for a new Business Manager.  Candidates must be committed to a focus on student achievement and educating for excellence, collaborating with our administrative team, and working constructively with the Griswold Board of Education.  Candidates must have an (#085 – School Business Administrator) certificate or be eligible for an (#085) certificate. Candidates with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in education, business management, accounting or other appropriate major are encouraged to apply.  While we are seeking candidates who have strong professional experiences in accounting management, human resources, grants management, technology and experience in a school district, candidates who have similar experiences in private industry are also strongly encouraged to apply. Twelve (12) month position.  The new school business manager’s salary will be negotiated and outlined in a non-affiliated conditions of employment contract, with generous benefits to include vacation, sick and personal days, holidays, and health insurance.  Start Date:  July 1, 2018 / Closing Date:  Until Filled.  Interested internal candidates (current employees of the Griswold Public Schools), please apply online at:  www.griswoldpublicschools.org, click on departments, human resources, job postings and online applications, internal applicants, and complete an application for employment.  Please upload and include a current resume and three reference names with contact information.  Interested external candidates, please apply online at:  www.griswoldpublicschools.org, click on departments, human resources, job postings and online applications, external applicants, and start an application for employment.  Please upload and include a cover letter, resume, three letters of reference, copies of transcripts, and evidence of certification, if available, for consideration.

 

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Norwalk - Chief Academic Officer

The Norwalk Public Schools is conducting a search for the full-time (12-month) position of Chief Academic Officer at Norwalk Public Schools.  The ideal candidate will possess extensive experiences working in a public school district in an administrative position within curriculum and/or instruction or a related area.  The highly qualified candidate can demonstrate:  Excellent leadership skills; Successful engagement with boards of education, administrators, staff, families and the community; Effective strategic planning for improving and maintaining high academic performance and creating academic equity for all students. All qualified applicants, including candidates of color, culturally, and linguistically diverse backgrounds and candidates with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.  Application review is ongoing and the position will remain open until filled.  Under the direction of the Superintendent of Schools, the Chief Academic Officer will provide vision, leadership, and direction for the District’s academic programs including; instruction, assessment and curriculum development, and develop focus plans for improving student achievement while narrowing the disparities between the highest and lowest performing students.  The Chief Academic Officer will provide oversight for the implementation of the District’s PreK-12 curricula, and deliver highly effective academic programs and services ensuring a culture of high expectations in which every student has equitable access to high quality and culturally relevant instruction. More Information.

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Stamford - Assistant Director of Special Education and Related Services

The Assistant Director of Special Education and Related Services is responsible for managing special education programs and related services throughout the school district.  The Assistant Director of Special Education and Related Services reports to the Director of Special Education and Related Services.  Application Deadline:  Until Filled.  Start Date:  07/01/2018.  View the full posting and apply online. 

 

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Stamford - Labor Relations Specialist

The Labor Relations Specialist – Board of Education is responsible for supporting the BOE Human Resources department in assisting with labor relations functions including, but not limited to, administration of policies, contract interpretation, pre-negotiation preparations, investigations, progressive discipline grievances, and legal compliance.  The Labor Relations Specialist – Board of Education reports to the Executive Director of Human Resources and Talent Development with an indirect report to the Director of Legal Affairs.  Application Deadline:  Until Filled / Start Date:  07/01/2018.  View full posting. District Website.

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Wallingford - Special Education Coordinator

Intermediate administrator’s certification and experience as a special education teacher and/or administrator preferred.  Application Deadline:  June 14, 2018 / Start Date:  On or about July 1, 2018. To Apply Contact:  Apply on-line

 

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Windsor - Principal

Under the general supervision of the Superintendent of Schools, to provide leadership and supervision in administering the educational program of a Middle School in order to promote the educational development and achievement of students in accordance with Board of Education policies, administrative procedures, rules and regulations, and applicable law. To provide leadership in program development and improvement, as well as in professional staff development.  Essential Functions: Provides leadership and direction to staff with regard to the ongoing evaluation and improvement of educational programs, including curricular and extra-curricular activities. Promotes a school environment that is safe and conducive to individualized instruction. Ensures that Board policies and procedures are implemented and followed at the school. Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings. Encourages staff to continue to grow professionally and to experiment with new approaches or strategies to teaching. Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping and reporting for all student activities, attendance and records as required by law. Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning, and works with teaching staff to modify instructional methods to fit students’ needs, including students with special needs. Coordinates with the central office in recruitment and selection of employees, the proper maintenance of employee personnel files, the administration of collective bargaining agreements, corrective action, and other human resource issues. Encourages parental involvement in students’ education and ensures effective communication with students and parents. Organizes and manages the budgetary and financial affairs of the school consistent with school district policies. Salary Range:  $138,999 - $150,027 (Benefits based on the Administrator's contract). Apply Online. www.windsorct.org

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Out-Of-State Positions

MA - Randolph Public Schools - Interim Superintendent of Schools

The Randolph Public School system invites dynamic educational leaders to apply for Interim Superintendent of Schools. The District has four K-5 elementary schools, one 6-8 middle school, and one 9-12 high school with a total district enrollment of approximately 3,000 students. The Interim Superintendent is supported by several district-wide staff members, including:  Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning, a Business Administrator, an ELA Director, and Directors of English Language Learners, Special Education and Family & Community Relations. Qualified candidates must have strong central office experience combined with a background in diverse learning environments, building administration, and instructional technology. The ability to work effectively with local government officials and a capacity to collaboratively connect with and involve all stakeholders are desirable attributes.  This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to make a difference in a school district by enriching the program, inspiring instructional excellence and engaging community support. Applicants must meet the following requirements: Experience leading a PreK-12 Public School district in Massachusetts; Demonstrated leadership in budgets, curriculum, administration and education; and Massachusetts certification as Superintendent.  Apps reviewed beginning June 18, 2018.  Start date July 1, 2018; start date prior to July 1st for transition preferred.  Interested candidates should contact: NESDEC Search Office; Randolph Interim Superintendent Search; New England School Development Council; 28 Lord Road; Marlborough, MA 01752; 508-481-9444 (phone); 508-481-5655 (fax); search@nesdec.org (email) To access the application, please visit www.nesdec.org  (http://www.nesdec.org/executive_search/currentsearches.aspx)

 

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MA, Randolph Public Schools – Director of Finance & Operations

The Randolph Public School system invites dynamic educational leaders to apply for the position of Director of Finance & Operations.  The Randolph Public Schools Director of Finance & Operations is a member of the Central Administration Leadership Team and is responsible for the development, implementation and supervision of the budget process, intergovernmental operation, delivery of materials, all grants, building operations and construction, transportation, and food services in conformance with policies established by the School Committee and with the ultimate purpose of providing support to the educational program to the maximum extent possible. The District has four K-5 elementary schools, one 6-8 middle school, and one 9-12 high school with a total district enrollment of approximately 3,000 students. Salary Range: $115,000 to $125,000. Applicants must meet the following requirements: Experience leading a PreK-12 Public School district in Massachusetts; Demonstrated leadership in budgets, curriculum, administration and education; Massachusetts certification as a School Business Manager or eligible for license; Master’s Degree preferred; General understanding of Massachusetts school finance laws.  Applications reviewed beginning June 15, 2018 / Start date on or about July 1, 2018.  Interested candidates should contact: NESDEC Search Office; Randolph Director of Finance and Operations Search; New England School Development Council; 28 Lord Road; Marlborough, MA 01752; 508-481-9444 (phone); 508-481-5655 (fax); search@nesdec.org (email) Online application   http://www.nesdec.org/executive_search/currentsearches.aspx

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NJ, Montclair – Superintendent of Schools

This exceptional, high achieving K-12 district of 6,500 students is recognized nationally for its inclusivity and commitment to closing the achievement gap for its diverse population. Its seven elementary schools and three middle schools provide choice through a variety of long-standing, award-winning magnet programs. MHS takes pride in its challenging and rich curriculum, its extensive clubs and activities, and its highly competitive athletic program. Located near New York City, Montclair offers residents easy access to world class cultural and entertainment venues. This vibrant community is host to many businesses, cultural and recreational amenities, restaurants, a major hospital and Montclair State University. Its diverse mix of residents is supportive and actively involved in community and school life. The Board of Education seeks a dynamic superintendent with experience in a high achieving, diverse school system. The successful candidate will prove able to channel the resources of the district and community through authentic leadership and a vision of excellence based on inclusivity, engagement, and professionalism. Salary is subject to NJ Cap limits of $196,584 plus bonuses and annual increases as permitted by law. Applicants must have or be eligible for NJ certification as a School Administrator. Start on or before July 1, 2018. Screening is ongoing. Apply online at www.hyasearch.com

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NY, Greenburgh-Graham Union Free School District – Superintendent of Schools

The Greenburgh-Graham School District provides a structured nurturing therapeutic environment with ongoing assessment and data-driven targeted intervention as well as instruction that serves and supports the growth of over 300 students to overcome significant challenges, so they can learn and thrive in school and life.  Located less than 5 miles from New York City, Greenburgh-Graham is an accredited day and residential NYS public school district for students aged 5 to 21 years. The program is designed to support students with academic and emotional/behavioral challenges.  Student referrals are usually made by a local school district’s Committee on Special Education (CSE) or the local Department of Social Services.  The Greenburgh-Graham elementary, middle and high schools are staffed with dedicated professionals – trained in state-of-the-art instructional strategies – who provide quality instruction and support to their students.  Elementary through middle school students receive intensive specialized instruction in reading, writing and spelling through a language-based learning program.  This program uses research-based, structured, systematic, multi-sensory approaches. The High School program offers a variety of classes to meet a student’s needs at all levels of instruction.  Through an individualized approach, the District prepares each student for the achievement of the required New York State assessments and a successful career pathway.  The goal is for each student to achieve a high school diploma and either go on to pursue college studies or vocational training to become productive adults. The District staff holds every student to a very high standard and provides the support to achieve it.  Each student is given needed assistance, instructional strategies and accommodations to motivate improved academic achievement.  Students are encouraged to take positive risks and to develop self-confidence. Through the generous support of Hewlett Packard the High School has a state of the art technology program that supports the High School curriculum in creative and far reaching ways. Screening is ongoing. Compensation is competitive with superintendent packages in this area.  Start date no later than July 1, 2018. Click here for more information and to apply for this position.

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NY, Nassau County – Superintendent of Schools

The Garden City Union Free School District is located in the heart of Nassau County, New York and serves the children who reside in Garden City, an incorporated Village of 22,500 residents, which is nearly coterminous with the school district. Approximately 20 miles east of New York City, on Long Island, the school/community boasts close proximity to some of the finest educational, cultural and recreational opportunities in the world. A high performing school district, the District enrolls approximately 3900 students in seven schools: a high school, a middle school, two elementary schools (grades 2-5) and three primary schools (grades K-1). The Leadership Opportunity: The Board of Education is seeking a visionary educational leader for the position of Superintendent of Schools, effective July 1, 2018. The ideal candidate should have high expectations for all students and staff, a commitment to continuous improvement, and the leadership skills to guide the school community in preparing its young people to successfully meet the challenges of college, career and citizenship in the 21st century. Candidates should possess, or be eligible for, certification in New York State as a Superintendent of Schools and have Central Office experience. For additional information about this position and/or to apply online, go to www.hyasearch.com

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NY, Orange County – Superintendent of Schools

The Greenwood Lake Union Free School District is a school district located in Orange County, NY, approximately 50 miles from Midtown Manhattan, NYC. The community (Greenwood Lake, NY) shares the interstate lake, Greenwood Lake, with West Milford, NJ. The Greenwood Lake School District directly serves approximately 550 K-8 students in two schools, the Greenwood Lake Elementary School and the Greenwood Lake Middle School. High School students within the Greenwood Lake School District have a choice to attend high school in either the Chester Union Free School District or the Warwick Valley Central School District. The Greenwood Lake School District is characterized by: Highly motivated and involved students; Broadly educated and talented faculty and staff members; Actively involved parents; A supportive community which in 2016 approved capital projects valued at more than $7 million. The Board of Education is seeking a distinguished educational leader for the position of Superintendent of Schools, effective January 2018, or as soon thereafter as possible, but no later than July 1, 2018. The ideal candidate should have high expectations for all students, the leadership skills to guide the school community in presenting its students with outstanding educational experiences and a distinguished record of educational leadership experiences. Candidates should possess, or be eligible for, certification in New York State as a Superintendent of Schools. For additional information about this position and/or to apply online, go to www.hyasearch.com

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NY, Westchester County – Superintendent of Schools

Located in the heart of Westchester County, New York, the district encompasses the hamlets of Thornwood and Hawthorne and portions of Pleasantville and Valhalla.  A large percentage of the residents are professionals who commute to New York City, which is approximately 35 miles to the south.  The Mount Pleasant Central School District serves approximately 2000 students in grades K-12 who attend four schools:  Hawthorne Elementary (K-2), Columbus Elementary (3-5), Westlake Middle School (6-8) and Westlake High School (9-12).  The middle school and high school share the same campus along with the District Office.  The District is a member of the Tri-State Consortium of high-performing school districts.  The Board of Education is seeking an accomplished educational leader for the position of Superintendent of Schools, effective July 1, 2018, or as soon thereafter as possible.  The ideal candidate should have high expectations for all students, strong leadership skills and a distinguished record of educational leadership experiences.  Candidates should possess, or be eligible for, certification in New York State as a Superintendent of Schools.  For additional information about this position and/or to apply online

 

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