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CURRENT POSTINGS

CONNECTICUT SUPERINTENDENCIES

Eastford - Part-Time Superintendent of Schools Greenwich - Superintendent of Schools
Region #5 - Superintendent of Schools
Region 14 - Superintendent of Schools
Windsor Locks - Superintendent of Schools

OTHER CONNECTICUT POSITIONS

Griswold – School Business Manager
Hartford - Payroll Manager

Milford - Supervisor of English/Language Arts (PreK-12)
Norwalk - Chief Academic Officer

Stamford – Coordinator of Talent Acquisition and Development
Windsor - Principal

OUT–OF–STATE POSITIONS

MA, Swampscott Public Schools – Superintendent
NJ, Montclair - Superintendent of Schools
NY, Nassau County - Superintendent of Schools
NY, Orange County - Superintendent of Schools
NY, Westchester County – Superintendent of Schools
PA, Greater Johnstown – Superintendent of Schools

 


Connecticut Superintendencies

Eastford - Part-Time Superintendent of Schools

The Eastford Board of Education seeks an individual with a passion for service to lead the district. The successful candidate will: Inspire excellence in student learning; Relate exceptionally well to others and foster community relations; Be a creative and innovative problem-solver; Mentor and coach staff; Draw on others’ expertise; Build consensus; Have some special education expertise; Understand challenges facing a tiny district; Demonstrate knowledgeable financial acumen; Hold CT 093 certification. Application Process: The Eastford 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 September 4, 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. Applications will be reviewed as received and the application deadline is September 4, 2018 / Start Date: TBD.

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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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Region 5 (Bethany, Orange, Woodbridge) - Superintendent of Schools

The Region 5 (Bethany, Orange, Woodbridge) 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 a high performing 7-12 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 5 Public School student. Application Deadline: August 10, 2018 / Start Time: To Be Negotiated. 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 5 Public Schools. Please direct all questions to the Region 5 Public School search consultant, Dr. Joseph Erardi, at 203-598-6986 or erardij@gmail.com  All applications must be postmarked on or before August 10, 2018 and mailed to: Dr. Joseph V. Erardi, Jr., 36 Bellemeadow Drive, Watertown, CT. 06795.

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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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Windsor Locks – Superintendent of Schools

The Windsor Locks 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 be elected in October and will assume full responsibilities of the superintendency on or about Jan. 1, 2019.  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 Sept. 13, 2018, 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. Sept. 13, 2018 / Start Date: On or about Jan. 1, 2019.  To Apply Contact: C.E.S. Executive Director Dr. Charles Dumais (203-365-8801 or dumaisc@ces.k12.ct.us). District Website Consultant Website

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Stamford – Coordinator of Talent Acquisition and Development

The Coordinator of Talent Acquisition and Development is responsible for managing talent recruitment, selection and tenure processes and procedures; creating job descriptions; managing employee orientation and on-boarding; developing and coordinating the professional development plan and calendar and monitoring the effectiveness of the plan; overseeing the implementation of evaluation plans for all employees; managing the stakeholder feedback process; establishing systems for succession planning; and induction and mentoring programs.  The Coordinator of Talent Acquisition and Development reports to the Executive Director of Human Resources and Talent Development. Application Deadline:  Until Filled.  Start Date:  2018-2019 School Year.  View the full posting and apply online.

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Other Connecticut Positions

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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Hartford -  Payroll Manager

The Payroll Manager oversees all BOE payroll operations and processes, and works in conjunction with management to develop, implement and maintain policies and procedures consistent with current best practices related to payroll operations, workflows and security administration.  Supports all payroll related functions in the Finance Department, Office of Talent Management (Human Resources) and Labor & Legal Services Department.  Works cooperatively with the City’s Payroll Department and the City Treasurer’s Office.  Supervises, evaluates, and develops payroll staff. SALARY AND TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  Twelve-Month work year.  Salary in accordance with Hartford Schools Support Supervisors Association - Salary Grid:  C735 ($90,688 - $109,366). UNION AFFILIATION:  HSSSA (Hartford Schools Support Supervisors Association) Local 78, AFSA, AFL-CIO.  APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  The screening process for highly qualified candidates is immediate and ongoing. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.  To be considered, all internal and external applicants must fully complete a Hartford Public Schools’ online application.  All candidates must upload requested documents, including; cover letter, current resume, and three (3) letters of professional reference that were prepared within the last three years.  To apply, click here  and follow the appropriate link. 

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Milford - Supervisor of English/Language Arts (PreK-12)

To provide leadership in literacy such that students will become competent readers and writers able to interpret, analyze and respond to text; conduct research across multiple and varied types of source material; think deeply about and evaluate critically various literary genres; and construct and communicate ideas and viable arguments.  Please see tasks and responsibilities of the position in the job posting on our website.  PAY GRADE: Supervisor. UNION: MASA. Salary and benefits per MASA contract. CT Certification (092) required. ASSIGNMENT: Central Office. REPORTS TO:  Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning.  Application Deadline to apply is August 8, 2018 / Start date is ASAP.  Apply online through the job posting on our website.

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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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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, Swampscott Public Schools – Superintendent of Schools

The Superintendent of Swampscott Public Schools invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of School Business Administrator.  Swampscott is a community of about 14,000 residents located in the North Shore region of Massachusetts, about 14 miles northeast of Boston; offers a comprehensive educational program to approximately 2,300 students in Grades Pre-K-12; FY 2019 budget is $31 million.  Responsible for the assessment and effectiveness of all financial and business operations, including budget development (both capital and operating), implementation and supervision.  Oversees long-range planning, fund accounting, and internal/external audits.  Prepares statistical and narrative reports, including financial statements, for the Superintendent and the School Committee, as well as for all state and federal reports. A Massachusetts School Business Administrator License and a minimum of three years related experience, as well as a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a finance related field, are required.  Must have strong collaborative and interpersonal skills, and be able to explain and present complex details clearly.  Knowledge of the functions and demands of a public educational institution, personnel administration, and state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to schools and school finance required.  Salary range between $120,000 to $140,000 per year, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  A generous benefits package will be offered. Application Deadline: 8/20/18, and screening shortly thereafter.  Start date negotiable, but preferably prior to 12/31/18.  Interested candidates should contact: Swampscott School Business Administrator Search, New England School Development Council, 28 Lord Road, Marlborough, MA 01752, Phone: 508-481-9444, Email: search@nesdec.org To access the application, Click here

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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, 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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PA, Greater Johnstown – Superintendent of Schools

Successful candidate will possess leadership experience in a high poverty, urban setting and be an advocate for the poor and disadvantaged. Must maintain a high standard of ethics; have a record of fiscal responsibility and knowledge of fair funding requirements; and be skilled in compliance with state mandates such as the Right-to-Know Law and the Sunshine Act. The candidate must have a proven ability to maintain positive staff and board relations while fostering a collaborative environment and effectively communicating with and engaging all district stakeholders, with the ability to maximize human and financial resources. Must be skilled in the use of instructional technology; selecting, motivating, and evaluating highly qualified staff; be knowledgeable of educational trends, research, innovative practices, and in providing equal educational opportunities for a diversified student body. Successful candidate will have a proven record in community engagement with strong public relations skills and a demonstrated commitment to visiting schools to monitor school climate, effectiveness of programs, classroom instruction, and student learning. Focus will be on research-based instructional models and learning designs that will promote student collaboration, communication, creativity, and achievement. 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 Karen Devine, lead consultant at karen.devine@psba.org or 717-506-2450 ext. 3322.  Application Deadline date – 8/27/18 – Start date – Winter 2018.  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 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 required by Aug. 27, 2018 to assure a review by the Board are, cover letter, resume and application. All other required documents must be submitted or “in process”. EOE District Website

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