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SUPERINTENDENT POSITIONS

Superintendent of Schools - MSAD 49

Albion, Benton, Clinton and Fairfield, MAINE

Application Deadline: Open until a suitable candidate is found

Start Date: July 1, 2020

The School Board of the Maine School Administrative District 49 (MSAD 49) seeks an experienced and visionary school leader to oversee its PreK-12 educational programs in the district. The district has 2,074 students and 416 staff. Schools in the district include the Fairfield Primary School (PreK-K), three elementary schools (Albion, Clinton, Benton), Lawrence Junior High School and Lawrence High School. Students also have the opportunity to attend the Mid-Maine Technical Center in Waterville.

The district strives to inspire and promote a positive learning environment. In this environment students learn to become both critical and creative thinkers so that they can engage with the larger world with thoughtfulness and empathy.

MSAD 49’s Next Educational Leader Will Demonstrate:

  • Proven leadership skills in both the academic and operations realms
  • Exemplary communication skills (verbal and written)
  • A passion for enhancing student achievement, as well as promoting and supporting professional development for educators in the district
  • Proven expertise in developing and implementing curriculum, programs, and educational practices that improve teaching and learning in K-12 environments
  • Well-developed skills in operations and financial management- strong working knowledge of budget development and management
  • Ability to forge positive working relations with students, staff, parents, and the general public
  • Strong working knowledge of state and federal educational policies, programs and laws
  • Proven experience handling personnel and labor relations
  • Ability to both develop and work closely with educational management/leadership team
  • Experience with the development and execution of short and long-term maintenance plans for school buildings and grounds
  • Best practices in School Board and Superintendent relations
  • Ability to lead district through new school construction process
  • Passion for life-long learning and self-improvement as a leader
  • High level of Emotional Intelligence

Qualifications:

  • Experience, as well as a positive track record as a Superintendent of Schools
  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in educational administration or equivalent in a related field
  • Must hold an active Maine State Superintendent certification (010)

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Key job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Providing effective leadership in the academic and operations realms
  • Creating, implementing and maintaining positive, comprehensive and productive educational programs
  • Building and maintaining a positive culture for students and employees
  • Personnel Management
  • School Finance/Budgeting
  • School Facilities Management

Interested candidates should submit the following materials:

  • Current Resume - Curricula Vitae accepted in addition to resume
  • Letter of Interest - Addressed to MSAD49 School Board
  • Statement on philosophy of educational leadership
  • Three written recommendations
  • Copy of active Maine State Superintendent certification (010)

Completed MSAD 49 employment application available at:

https://tinyurl.com/msad49jobs

No incomplete applications will be considered.

Mail or email applications to:

MSAD 49
Board Chair – Superintendent Search
8 School Street
Fairfield, ME 04937

OR

amber.lafrance@msad49.org

Equal Opportunity Employer

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SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS – WINTHROP Public Schools
WINTHROP, Maine

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted through January 10, 2020, or until a suitable candidate is found.
Start Date: July 1, 2020

The Winthrop School Committee seeks a Superintendent of Schools to provide the best possible educational programs and services for the students of Winthrop. The new superintendent will maintain the established standards of educational excellence and inspire every member of the administrative, instructional and support services teams. This individual must be able to communicate clearly with staff, parents, students and community both verbally and in writing. The Winthrop School Committee recognizes the vital importance of both stimulating and reflecting community needs/wants regarding education and seeks a leader who has demonstrated ability to involve the community in developing and implementing goals. The right individual will motivate, lead, guide and direct people and will be committed to implementing the Vision and Mission of the Winthrop School District. The successful candidate will supervise and evaluate all district programs in the spirit of continuous improvement. The School Committee strongly believes that the staff and community must be involved in plans to improve the educational program.

Qualifications:

  • Experience as a Superintendent of Schools or district experience preferred
  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree In educational administration or equivalent in a related field
  • Must possess or be eligible for Maine Certification with endorsement 010-Superintendent of Schools
  • Must hold an approved Maine CHRC

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Personnel Management: The Superintendent leads a highly effective central office team and must have a demonstrated ability to attract and retain high quality staff. The Superintendent is responsible for continuing a hiring process that ensures compliance with applicable State and Federal laws.

Labor Relations: The Superintendent serves as the advisor to the Winthrop School Committee for all aspects of labor relations, including negotiations, employee grievances, and ensures compliance with all meet and consult requirements on educational policy issues. The Superintendent manages and interprets all collective bargaining agreements.

School Facilities: The Superintendent is the Director of Buildings and Grounds for the Winthrop School District. It is essential that the candidate have a solid understanding of facilities management, including the development of short and long-term maintenance plans for school buildings and grounds. The School Committee will give strong preference to those candidates familiar with the Maine Capital School Construction program.

School Finance/Budgeting: The Superintendent is the Business Manager for the Winthrop School District. It is imperative that the candidate have a strong working knowledge of the EDU 279, budget development and management. The candidate must have a demonstrated ability to perform effective short and long-term financial planning. The Superintendent conducts all financial operations within School Committee policies, approves and monitors requisitions and purchases, approves and reviews all warrants, and is the liaison with the auditors.

Technology: The Superintendent is the Technology Director for the Winthrop School District.

Please click here to view informational brochure.

Application Available At:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=185lE1uLbRpS3a3Zmp8xqyNzEr4BON-I8

Completed application packets may be sent by:

EMAIL:
csouza@winthropschools.org Attn: Chairperson Geyer

MAIL:  
Winthrop Public Schools
17A Highland Avenue
Winthrop, ME 04364
Attn: Chairperson Geyer

EOE

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OUT OF STATE ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

Superintendent of Schools - Harrisburg School District, Harrisburg, Arkansas

Application Deadline:  January 7, 2020
Date Available:  July 1, 2020

For more information please click here.

EOE

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Superintendent of Schools – Riverview School District
Searcy, Arkansas

Application Deadline: December 17, 2019
Date Available: July 1, 2020

For more information please click here.

EOE

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Superintendent of Schools – Alisal Union School District, Salinas, California

Application Deadline: January 16, 2020
Date Available: July 1, 2020

For more information please click here.

EOE

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executive director – colorado association of school executives (CASE)

Denver, Colorado

Application Deadline: January 6, 2020
Date Available: July 1, 2020

For more information please click here.

EOE

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SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS – eddyville-blakesburg-fremont csd, eddyville, iowa

Application Deadline: December 26, 2019
Date Available: July 1, 2020

For more information please click here.

EOE

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SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS – Cedar Grove-Belgium School District, Cedar Grove, Wisconsin

Application Deadline: January 9, 2020
Date Available: July 1, 2020

For more information please click here.

EOE

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