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CURRENT POSTINGS

CONNECTICUT SUPERINTENDENCIES

Colchester - Superintendent of Schools
Milford - Superintendent of Schools
NEASS - Executive Director
Waterbury - Superintendent of Schools

OTHER CONNECTICUT POSITIONS

Danbury - Assistant Superintendent for School and District Development

Danbury - Director of Instruction and Assessment

Ellington - Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction

Milford - Supervisor of Special Education – Elementary Level (PREK-GRADE 5)

Norwalk - Chief Academic Officer

Westport - Assistant Superintendent for Pupil Personnel Services

Windsor - Principal

 

OUT–OF–STATE POSITIONS

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

RI, Tiverton – Superintendent of Schools

 


Connecticut Superintendencies

Waterbury – Superintendent of Schools

SALARY:   $ 185,000 ~ $ 245,000 per year. FRINGE BENEFITS: Health, life and travel insurance; vacation sick, personal and bereavement leave; and other benefits such as retirement, educational stipend, travel allowance and etc. are negotiable.  Applications must be received by Ray & Associates no later than 4:50 pm on April 23, 2018. APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED by visiting our website at www.waterburyct.org or at the Civil Service Office, Chase Municipal Building, 236 Grand St., Waterbury, CT  06702. APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO:  Ray & Associates - - (Please Note: Applications sent to any other address will not be considered) c/o Waterbury Superintendent Search, 4403 1st Ave. SE #407, Cedar Rapids IA 52402-3221, (319) 393-3115.  NOTE:  Applicants must also complete the Ray & Associates on line application at www.rayassoc.com.  IMPORTANT:  Veterans – Veteran’s points will be awarded in accordance with the Connecticut State Statute. Five (5) for non-disabled veterans, ten (10) for disabled veterans. Proper documentation must be submitted to the Personnel Director before the date of the examination.  Residents – Five (5) Residency points shall be added in accordance with the amendment to the Civil Service Rules and Regulations. Proper documentation (Civil Service Office Request for Residency Points) must be submitted with application of employment.

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Colchester - Superintendent of Schools

The Colchester Board of Education seeks an inspiring educator with a passion for public education to lead its schools. This engaging individual will bring (in no particular order): Ability to foster and communicate a shared vision and serve as a champion for Colchester’s schools; Creative thinking with excellent leadership and management skills and a track record of inspiring and motivating others; Outstanding communications with a high level of personal visibility and a record of building trusting, respectful relationships with students, staff, parents, town boards, and community members; Strong, knowledgeable, and resourceful financial management; ability to develop a prudent – yet responsible – budget that supports high quality teaching and learning and facilities management; Commitment to drawing on others’ talents and expertise; Experience as successful teacher and administrator; Drive to innovate; and Commitment to Colchester. View the vacancy brochure at http://www.cabe.org/page.cfm?p=1429 Application Process: The Colchester 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 7, 2017 Deadline. A CABE Search Services application http://www.cabe.org/page.cfm?p=1181 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. Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed as received / Start Date: TBD. To Apply Contact: CABE Search Services at www.cabe.org/page.cfm?p=253 or P.O. Box 290252, Wethersfield, CT 06129-0252 e-mail mbroderick.cabesearch@cabe.org District Website: www.colchesterct.org Consultant Website: www.cabe.org/support

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Milford – Superintendent of Schools

The Milford 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 or about August 1, 2018.  All candidates must possess or meet Connecticut certification requirements as a school superintendent. Please view the flyer at for more information. Completed application packets are due via email to Cooperative Educational Services by April 19, 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 so that initial screening interviews may be conducted prior to the application deadline.  Application Deadline: 2 p.m. April 19, 2018 / Start Date: On or about August 1, 2018.  To Apply Contact: Dr. Evan Pitkoff, 203-365-8803, pitkoffe@ces.k12.ct.us  District Website Consultant Website

 

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Ellington - Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction

The Ellington Board of Education invites interested candidates to apply for the position of Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction with a start date of July 1, 2018. The Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction is a 12-month position with regionally competitive salary and benefits. The successful candidate is responsible to the Superintendent of Schools. He/She is charged with providing leadership in all areas of student and professional learning, including curriculum, assessment, instruction, and the evaluation, revision and development of programs.  Primary Responsibilities: Board Relations, Community Relations, Staff Relations, Business and Fiscal Management, Curriculum and Instructional Leadership, Professional Development.
Deadline: April 20, 2018 / Start Date: July 1, 2018. Interested candidates must include in their completed online application: Letter of interest, current resume, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, proof of Connecticut Intermediate Administrator and Supervisor certification (CT 092), and three current letters of reference.  All applications must be completed online by April 20, 2018. Screening interviews may occur prior to that deadline. Candidates are welcome to contact Dr. Scott V. Nicol, Superintendent of Schools, for further information. District Website

 

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NEASS (New England Association of School Superintendents) - Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the New England Association of School Superintendents (NEASS) is seeking an Executive Director. Founded in 1868, the New England Association of School Superintendents (NEASS) is the oldest regional school administrator organization in the country. This unifying association is composed of school administrators from each of the six New England states.  The new Executive Director of NEASS will provide high quality organizational leadership and administrative support for NEASS; promote highly effective school district leadership throughout New England; identify major educational issues and opportunities in the region; and advocate, communicate and lead strategies on behalf of the Board and NEASS to address these issues and opportunities.  Qualifications for this outstanding leadership opportunity include at least five years of successful central office or similar experience, preferably as a Superintendent of Schools in New England; a Master’s Degree or higher in educational administration or related field required (doctoral degree preferred); and experience serving on professional and/or not-for-profit boards. This is a part-time position with a starting annual salary of $12,000 to $15,000 with no benefits. However, finances permitting and based upon performance, the Board is prepared to offer, in addition to salary, up to a $5,000 annual bonus payable as salary or other form of compensation.  Moreover, depending on the Executive Director’s ability to generate additional revenue, the Board is prepared to consider increasing compensation in future years. Deadline April 9, 2018; interviews May 2018; start Spring 2019, with a transition period Summer or Fall 2018 (negot.).  Interested candidates should contact: NESDEC Search Office; NEASS Executive Director 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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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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Milford - Supervisor of Special Education – Elementary Level (PREK-GRADE 5)

Supervisor of Special Education needed for the Milford Public Schools to provide leadership, direction and evaluation to the elementary Special Education Program and to coordinate programs and services with regular education programs. The students served range from preschool to grade 5, attend one of the eight district elementary schools or participate in a state approved out-of-district placement.  The successful candidate for this position must have: - Knowledge of special education laws, regulations and procedures. - Strong human relations and communication skills. - Commitment to developing effective collaboration with all stakeholders. - Connecticut certification as an intermediate administrator (092). - A minimum of five years of experience in special education--administrative and elementary school (including preschool age students) experience strongly preferred. - A leadership style characterized by vision, initiative, collaboration, and decisiveness. Salary and benefits per contract.  Deadline to apply is April 15, 2018.  Position is available on or around August 1, 2018.  Interested applicants must apply online through the job posting on our website in order to be considered for the position. No phone calls please.

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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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Westport - Assistant Superintendent for Pupil Personnel Services

The Westport Board of Education is seeking an Assistant Superintendent for Pupil Personnel Services. This is a senior-level position of executive leadership that will coordinate all matters relating to Special Education and Pupil Personnel Services. Cooperative Educational Services Executive Searches will facilitate the search on behalf of the Board of Education. A review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the new Assistant Superintendent is chosen.  Compensation is commensurate with the new assistant superintendent’s qualifications, credentials, and experience, and competitive for the region.  Successful candidate must possess, or be eligible for CT certification (092), along with appropriate advanced degree (Doctorate preferred).  Additionally, administrative experience is desired, especially at the level of Central Office. View flyer .  Completed application packets are due via email to Cooperative Educational Services by April 26 at 2 p.m. Application packets MUST be submitted as ONE pdf file and emailed to ExecutiveSearches@ces.k12.ct.us .  Application Deadline: 2 p.m. April 26, 2018.  To Apply Contact: Dr. Evan Pitkoff, 203-365-8803, pitkoffe@ces.k12.ct.us District Website  Consultant Website

 

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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

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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RI, Tiverton – Superintendent of Schools

The Tiverton 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 highly regarded 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 Tiverton Public School student. Application Deadline:  March 16, 2018. Please direct all questions to the Tiverton Public School search consultant, Dr. Joseph Erardi, at 203-598-6986 or erardij@gmail.com Completed application packets must include: A signed cover letter which details readiness for the position. A copy of the credentials needed for the position of Rhode Island superintendent. 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 Tiverton Public Schools.  The Tiverton Board of Education will preference applicants with central office experience; however, all administrators in good standing are encouraged to apply. All applications must be postmarked on or before March 16, 2018 and mailed to: Dr. Joseph V. Erardi, Jr., 36 Bellemeadow Drive, Watertown, CT. 06795.

 

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