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SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS - Maine Regional School Unit 21

Arundel, Kennebunk and Kennebunkport, MAINE

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  May 1, 2020

Position starts: JULY, 2020

Bring your love for public education and leadership experience as our next Superintendent. You will deliver measurable results in district leadership, student achievement, staff engagement, financial and budget management, operations excellence, risk management, stakeholder relations, and board collaboration.

Our PreK-12 schools consistently rank as top performers in Maine, and as Superintendent you will continue to amplify and strengthen our educational mission for 2,400 students to:

  • Develop Productive Global Citizens, by inspiring and supporting innovative teaching and learning, with programs like PreK, Universal Design for Learning, Restorative Practices, and our International Baccalaureate high school program (the first in Maine).
  • Build Knowledge, by nurturing a range of PreK-12 learning experiences, including K-6 world languages, special services, innovative curriculum design and instructional strategy, IB/AP/STEM, and Career and Technical Education, among others.
  • Build Character, by being a welcoming learning community built upon respect, responsibility, and perseverance. We are working hard to ensure diversity, equity, and inclusion, with accountability for shared values, vocabulary, behaviors, and outcomes.

The Superintendent’s responsibilities include:

  • District Leadership. Make an impact, knowing when to lead, when to listen, and when to collaborate. Make informed decisions. Embody the district’s mission and pilot our Strategic Plan and its results. Articulate a vision. Foster positive school climate and culture. Be present and active with our schools and communities. Drive inclusion through cultural fluency.
  • Student Achievement. Put students first, and nurture their academic, social, and emotional growth. Inspire innovative educational curriculum and programs, including special services. Tackle equity issues and strive for increased equality.
  • Staff Engagement. Champion our talented and dedicated team of 600 teachers, administrators, and staff. Mentor a leadership team of key administrators and principals. Guide the hiring, bargaining, onboarding, engagement, professional development, evaluation, and retention of our district’s top asset--our people.
  • Financial & Budget Management. Bring confidence with numeracy, with experience in creating budgets, getting them approved, and managing expenses. Demonstrate acumen in accounting and finance systems.
  • Operations Excellence. Lead a team responsible for supporting a $50MM educational enterprise, including Facilities, Human Resources, Technology, Transportation, Health, Safety, and Nutrition Services.
  • Risk Management. Understand and incorporate risk management principles in the decision-making process, overseeing the governance of policy, code of ethics, conflict of interest, investigations, compliance, procurement, audit, and controls. Work wisely with our district legal counsel. 
  • Stakeholder Relations. Forge collaborative relationships and communicate effectively with stakeholders, including students, families, teachers, administrators, staff, collective bargaining associations, professional networks, community members, community organizations, legislative advocates, and the media. 
  • Board Collaboration. Contribute to a healthy and productive working relationship with the RSU21 Board of Directors, to whom you will report. Create SMART performance goals and deliver measurable results, with support from the Board.

Qualifications include Maine Superintendent Certification or Eligibility*. Maine School Management Association will be happy to help guide you through this process.

Welcome to our communities of Arundel, Kennebunk, and Kennebunkport, Maine. We are three tight-knit small towns with approximately 18,000 residents. Our seaside and rural landscapes welcome visitors from around the world, and we have a great quality of life. We have more natural, cultural, and historical amenities than you typically find in towns our size. We love where we live, and invite you to get to know us.

RSU21 is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to be a welcoming and inclusive community that supports the safety and well-being of all of our students and staff. We are committed to implementing programs and practices that support diversity, equity, and inclusion. As a part of this commitment, we welcome all applicants. RSU21 does not discriminate based on race, color, gender, gender identity, orientation, disability, religion, age, national origin, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. If you are a person of color, LGBTQ+, disabled, or belong to any protected class, we encourage you to apply. Our diversity strengthens our mission to produce global citizens.

Check us out online: www.rsu21.net. We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to RSU21!

Click here to view the informational brochure.

Contact Maine School Management Association for an application and with any questions. Submit a completed application, resume, and proof of (or eligibility for) Maine Superintendent Certification.

Apply by May 1:

Maine RSU21 Superintendent Search
c/o Maine School Management Association
49 Community Drive, Augusta, ME 04330
(207) 622-3473 | Email: msma@msmaweb.com

* You can earn your Maine Superintendent Certification, called Certificate 010, or a Conditional Certificate through one of several flexible pathways: master’s degree or higher, with three years teaching experience and three years of administrative experience, plus other coursework, and approval of a one-year internship prior to the issuance of the Conditional Certificate. Or, special consideration can also be given to a leader without those credentials who submits a portfolio of professional development and relevant experience, or a one-year mentorship approved by the Maine Certification Office. Contact Maine School Management Association for further guidance.


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SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS - HERMON SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

HERMON, MAINE

APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 10, 2020

START DATE: JULY 1, 2020

The Hermon School Department is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic superintendent to assume leadership of its three schools as of July 1, 2020, or as negotiated.

Located in Penobscot County, Hermon is a growing community west of Bangor.

The successful candidate must be committed to student success, high academic standards and knowledgeable in proficiency-based education.

Candidates must have demonstrated experience as a strong organizational, instructional, and fiscal leader who is able to provide vision, inspiration, and commitment focused on providing students with quality education in wholesome environments. It is expected that the candidates will also demonstrate experience relevant to supporting the Hermon’s mission of partnering with families and the community to inspire and empower all learners with the knowledge, skills, and experience essential for success in college, career and community.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • State of Maine certification with a 010 endorsement
  • Excellent educational leadership skills
  • Demonstrated leadership experience with budget, finance, and human resources
  • Experience with Pre-K - grade 12 curriculum and programming
  • Experience with the development and execution of short and long-term maintenance plans for school buildings and grounds preferred
  • Experience with specialized programs (Special Education, G&T, dual enrollment etc.)
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

Job Description

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

To request an application contact Maine School Management Association via email: msma@msmaweb.com or tel: (207) 622-3473.

Completed application packets should be sent to:

Hermon Superintendent Search
c/o Maine School Management Association
49 Community Drive
Augusta, ME 04330

Candidates should not make contact with Hermon school committee members.


EOE


SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS - AOS 90

BAILEYVILLE, CARROLL PLT., COOPER, DREW PLT., EAST RANGE CSD, GRAND LAKE STREAM, MACWAHOC PLT., MEDDYBEMPS, MSAD 30, PRINCETON, REED PLT., TALMADGE, LAKEVILLE, AND WAITE, MAINE

APPLICATION DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL A SUITABLE CANDIDATE IS FOUND

START DATE: JULY 1, 2020

The School Board of the A.O.S. #90 seeks an experienced and visionary school leader to oversee its PreK-12 educational programs in one half of the district. This section of district includes: Cooper, Meddybemps, Grand lake Stream, Waite, Talmadge, and has schools in the district which include the Woodland Elementary School (PreK-6) the Princeton Elementary School (Pk-8) The East Range II School (K-8) and Woodland High School (7-12) schools. Students also have the opportunity to attend the Calais Technical Center in Calais.

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.

AOS 90’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 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 school construction process

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 A.O.S. #90 School Board, P.O. Box 580, Baileyville, Maine 04694
  • Statement on philosophy of educational leadership
  • Three written recommendations
  • Copy of active Maine State Superintendent certification (010)

EOE


OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

Maine School Management Association - 
Workers' Compensation Customer Service Representative, Augusta, MAINE

Application Deadline:  April 30, 2020

MSMA is seeking a full-time Workers’ Compensation Customer Service Representative. The ideal candidate for this position is very detail-oriented, has exceptional time management skills, excellent written and verbal communication, outstanding organization, and has the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment. The job will require knowledge of the workers’ compensation medical fee schedules, as well as an understanding of the medical bill review process. High-level computer skills are essential. Experience with ATS workers' compensation claim software is a plus. General knowledge of medical coding (CPT/ICD-10), Workers’ Compensation Board forms, and basic claims procedures also preferred. MSMA offers a competitive hourly rate and fringe benefits package.

Please submit a letter of application and resume, including names and phone numbers of three recent references to:

Maine School Management Association
49 Community Drive
Augusta, ME 04330
(207) 622-3473
msma@msmaweb.com

EOE


Central Office K-12 Special education administrator, York, Maine

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Position open until filled
DATE AVAILABLE: JULY 1, 2020

The York School Department is seeking an experienced Special Education Administrator to begin on or about July 1, 2020. A sophisticated understanding of state and federal special education laws and regulations, in-district and out-of-district student programs, school budgets, and supervision of personnel. Must have proven accomplishments in building positive working relationships with parents. The school department has strong educational programs for students.

This is a key central office position supported by a knowledgeable and student-focused school committee, a superintendent with extensive special education experience, an assistant superintendent with curriculum, assessment and instruction expertise, strong administrative and building level teams, as well as an outstanding business office. Very competitive salary and benefits package for the Portsmouth-Maine, Portland, and Boston metropolitan areas. To learn more about the school department go to: www.yorkschools.org.

Apply at www.schoolspring.com. Position open until filled.

EOE


OUT OF STATE ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS – Cedar Ridge School District, Newark, Arkansas

APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 7, 2020

DATE AVAILABLE: JULY 1, 2020

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK HERE.

EOE

SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS – Gurdon Public School District, Gurdon, ARKANSAS

APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 16, 2020

DATE AVAILABLE: JULY 1, 2020

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK HERE.

EOE


SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS – Newark Unified SCHOOL DISTRICT, Newark, CALIFORNIA

APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 21, 2020

DATE AVAILABLE: JULY 1, 2020

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK HERE.

EOE

SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS – Hacienda La Puente Unified SCHOOL DISTRICT, City of Industry, CALIFORNIA

APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 30, 2020

DATE AVAILABLE: JULY 1, 2020

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK HERE.

EOE

SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS – SONORA UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT, SONORA, CALIFORNIA

APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 14, 2020

DATE AVAILABLE: JULY 1, 2020

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK HERE.

EOE


SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS – summit SCHOOL DISTRICT, frisco, Colorado

APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 13, 2020

DATE AVAILABLE: JULY 1, 2020

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK HERE.

EOE


SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS – SAU 7, CLARKSVILLE, COLEBROOK, COLUMBIA, PITTSBURG, AND STEWARTSTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICTS, GREAT NORTH WOODS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

APPLICATION DEADLINE: JOB WILL BE POSTED UNTIL FILLED

DATE AVAILABLE: JULY 1, 2020

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK HERE.

EOE

SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS – SAU 84, Littleton, NEW HAMPSHIRE

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 26, 2020

DATE AVAILABLE: JULY 1, 2020

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK HERE.

EOE


SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS – East Rochester Union FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT, East rochester, NEW YORK

APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 17, 2020

DATE AVAILABLE: JULY 1, 2020

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK HERE.

EOE

SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS – SOUTHOLD UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT, SOUTHOLD, NEW YORK

APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 8, 2020

DATE AVAILABLE: JULY 1, 2020

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK HERE.

EOE


SUPERINTENDENT/principal  – north river SCHOOL DISTRICT, cosmopolis, washington

APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 6, 2020 (11:30 p.m. central time)

DATE AVAILABLE: JULY 1, 2020

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK HERE.

EOE


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