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About RSU #56:
Nestled in the Western Maine Foothills, RSU #56 is dedicated to empowering our students with the requisite knowledge, attitude and skills to become responsible citizens and contributors in our changing world. Serving four rural Maine towns (Canton, Carthage, Dixfield, Peru), our vision is to create a supportive learning community where every child is known, challenged and inspired. With a total enrollment of 793 students and 175 committed professional and support staff, students receive the individual attention required to excel.
The district is comprised of three schools: Dirigo Elementary School (Pre-K – 5), T. W. Kelly Dirigo Middle School (6-8), and Dirigo High School (9-12). Each school provides comprehensive educational opportunities for their students, focused on core academic programs, enrichment opportunities and extracurricular offerings to enhance each student’s education.
The Dirigo community has a tradition of academic and extracurricular excellence. The schools are the heart of the community, serving important roles for the students, families and towns.
Dirigo Elementary School:
Our modern facility sits atop a hill overlooking the Androscoggin River. Dirigo Elementary School officially opened its doors in August of 2008 bringing together Dixfield Elementary School and Peru Elementary School. We currently have approximately 365 students Pre-K to grade five.
Our teaching staff includes twenty full-time classroom teachers, four specials teachers (PE, Art, Music, Library), three full-time special education teachers, three full-time literacy specialists, and eleven education technicians.
Our student- to- staff ratio is approximately 17:1, which offers our students an incredible opportunity for direct instruction and individualized attention.
T. W. Kelly Dirigo Middle School:
We have approximately 168 students in grades 6 through 8, with 25 staff who operate under the middle school philosophy. Students not only take classes in math, science, social studies, and language arts, but they also enjoy music, physical education, health, art, and industrial arts. Additional staff members offer special education, gifted education, guidance, and library services.
Dirigo High School:
We are a small high school of approximately 260 students and 40 staff, and we are a member of the Mountain Valley Conference.
In the classroom, we strive to offer a diverse and rigorous curriculum that challenges all of our students. Outside of the classroom, Dirigo High School offers an array of co-curricular activities in the form of clubs and athletics, as well as music and drama, that provide for another diverse set of learning experiences. We have tremendous school spirit here at Dirigo High School. Our staff and students are always ready to showcase their “Cougar Pride”!
About the position:
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Competitive benefits. Maine certifiable.
Application deadline: May 1, 2017
Start date: July 1 or as soon thereafter as possible
To request an application, contact:
RSU 56 Superintendent Search
c/o Maine School Management Association
49 Community Drive
Augusta, ME 04330
RSU 1 is seeking an outstanding educational leader to serve as Assistant Superintendent of Schools.
Start Date: August 1, 2017
Application Deadline: April 28, 2017
The successful candidate will demonstrate:
Interested applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, resume, RSU 1 Application for Employment (available at www.rsu1.org), transcripts, three letters of reference and copy of certificate with CHRC approval to:
Patrick Manuel, Superintendent
34 Wing Farm Parkway
Bath, ME 04530
Maine School Management Association (MSMA) is seeking a full-time Receptionist/Administrative Assistant. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
MSMA is the service organization for the Maine School Boards Association and the Maine School Superintendents Association.
The successful candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills; be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook); have the ability to work with members of a team as well as work independently; possess excellent organizational skills; be detail oriented; and must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing excellent customer service in person and over the phone, operating a multi-line phone system, taking incoming messages, processing incoming mail, scheduling meeting rooms, maintaining office calendars, word processing, and data entry. In addition, the individual may assist on special projects or other duties as assigned.
MSMA offers a competitive wage and benefits package.
Accepting applications until a suitable candidate is found.
Please submit a letter of application and resume, including the names and phone numbers of three recent references to:
Maine School Management Association
49 Community Drive
Augusta, ME 04330
The Scarborough School District seeks a proven leader to join a dynamic K-2 Leadership Team as a building principal and phase level instructional leader. In collaboration with other building principals, the Principal/K-2 Improvement Strategist will focus on developing a culture of data-driven instruction that will enhance the student-centered learning system across all K-2 programs.
The ideal candidate will bring building leadership experience, demonstrated success in building a data culture that increases and ensures more equitable student achievement, and commitment to school transformation through adult professional learning. This role requires an individual with curriculum and assessment knowledge, a commitment to growth and change, and the ability to collaborate across all levels of the organization.
SCARBOROUGH PUBLIC SCHOOLS
TITLE: Primary School Principal/K-2 Improvement Strategist
REPORTS TO: Superintendent of Schools
SUPERVISES: All professional and support staff members
JOB GOAL: To use leadership, supervisory, and administrative skills to develop, achieve and maintain the best possible educational program for the students and support the mission, vision and beliefs of Scarborough Public Schools.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Per negotiated Scarborough Public Schools Administrators Association agreement.
The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully completed and the extent to which yearly job goals are met. The Superintendent will perform the evaluation.
NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 10, 2017
EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2017
To apply online click here: https://www.applitrack.com/scarborough/onlineapp/
Ideal candidate will be self-motivated, self-directed, and organized. He or she will work under the overall direction of the Secretary and the Chair of the MSSM Foundation Board. While the MSSM Foundation office is located in Limestone, we will consider candidates who can only work remotely, and demonstrate the clear ability to do so. Having the right person is more important than the right location.
Contract position: Estimated at 15-20 hours/week for three months, with the possibility that might be extended.
Compensation: Flexible depending on qualifications. We are looking for the right person.
Candidates are encouraged to forward their resumes along with three references to: Danielle B. Deschaine, Executive Assistant to Executive Director and Foundation Board at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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