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SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS - MSAD #60

North Berwick, Berwick and Lebanon, MAINE

Application Deadline: February 14, 2020

Start Date: July 1, 2020

The MSAD 60 Board of Directors seeks dynamic, innovative candidates for its Superintendent of Schools position.

Maine School Administrative District #60 (MSAD 60) is a regional, rural school district serving 3,100 students in Berwick, North Berwick, and Lebanon, Maine with a total population of residents of approx. 18,000. MSAD #60 has a rich legacy of leadership, mission-driven accomplishments, and innovation for our students in grades K-12. The district is comprised of 5 elementary schools: Vivian Hussey School, K-3 (Berwick); Eric L. Knowlton School, 4-5 (Berwick); Hanson Elementary School, K-3 (Lebanon); Lebanon Elementary School, 4-5 (Lebanon); and North Berwick Elementary School, K-5 (North Berwick). The students from the three towns come together in grades 6 and 7 at Noble Middle School in Berwick. Noble High School, in North Berwick, serves approx. 1,150 students in grades 8-12. The Mary Hurd Academy, a special purpose school for grade 6-12 students with specific behavioral and emotional needs, is also an integral part of the MSAD 60 programming.

For the last twenty-five years, MSAD 60 has continually found innovative, effective ways to organize and deliver instruction in increasingly personalized, student-centered structures and methodologies. With a 2019-2020 budget of $42 million dollars, the District is overseen by a nine-member elected Board of Directors. The board has full authority to set the budget and bring it to a community vote. The community is consistently financially supportive of the MSAD 60 public schools. The District is focused on education from the ground up, with strong staff involvement in curriculum development, and an educational philosophy that embraces personalization, inclusion, heterogeneity, and rigor. The district is also committed to supporting its students' social-emotional well-being through such approaches as Responsive Classroom and Second Step.

The Superintendent is supported by several district-wide staff members, including Assistant Superintendent, Director of Teaching and Learning, and Business Administrator.

The position offers the opportunity to join a faculty, staff, and administration that is focused on continuous improvement; lead the district's smooth transition to new construction focused on each of our three town’s elementary schools; work with an engaged and supportive community, and support and implement best practices across the district.

Qualified candidates will possess:

●an attitude that reflects that s/he is “In the Kid Business;”
●strong administrative leadership skills;
●high ethical standards in all aspects of his/her work;
●an understanding of the demands and needs of today’s environment (social-emotional, trauma-informed) for both students and staff;
●excellent communication skills;
●excellent professional relationships with faculty, staff, administration and community partners;
●success in fiscal and personnel management, and
●involvement at the state level to advocate for and remain current with relevant legislation and policy.

An advanced graduate degree is preferred and a Master's Degree is required. This position offers a regionally competitive salary and benefits package.

Review of applications will begin on February 14, 2020. The expected start date for the new Superintendent is July 1, 2020.

For more information, please contact:

Ms. Astrida Schaeffer and Ms. Susan Austin
MSAD 60 Superintendent Search
P.O. Box 819
North Berwick, Maine 03906
Phone: 207 676 2234
Email:  hr@msad60.org

EOE

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SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS - MAINE INDIAN EDUCATION

Calais, MAINE

Application Deadline: Friday, March 6, 2020 at Noon

Start Date: July 1, 2020

To serve the three Native American school communities in Maine.

  • State of Maine Superintendent (010) certification required.
  • Salary and benefits are regionally competitive.

MIE is comprised of three K-8 schools located at the Indian Township Passamaquoddy Reservation, the Pleasant Point Passamaquoddy Reservation (both in Washington County) and Penobscot Indian Nation (Penobscot County).

The Central Office of Maine Indian Education is located in Calais, Maine at the Wabanaki Culture Center.

High schools students are tuitioned to area high schools.

MIE and its three schools receive funding through the Bureau of Indian Education and Maine Department of Education and is responsible for meeting federal and state accountability measures.

Maine Indian Education is seeking a knowledgeable and culturally-aware Superintendent to:

  • Provide leadership in developing and maintaining the best possible
  • educational programs and services for the students of our school system.
  • This person will lead, guide, and direct every member of the administrative,
  • instructional, and support services teams in setting and achieving the highest standards of excellence in educational programs and operating systems and will be responsible for a system of supervision and evaluation for all staff designed to meet the goals of the school system.
  • The Superintendent will also oversee and administer the use of all facilities, property, and funds in the best interests of students and the school system.

  • The successful candidate must submit to substance abuse testing as required by the 
    School Committee.

    Only completed applications will be considered. 

    Apply to:

    Search Committee
    Maine Indian Education
    39A Union Street
    Calais, ME 04619

    Tel: 207-454-2126

    Contact: Wanda.Barlow@bie.edu

    MIE Administrative Application available at: http://www.mie.bie.edu/

    Native American Preference/EOE

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    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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    OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

    PRINCIPAL – RSU 21, kENNEBUNK hIGH sCHOOL - kENNEBUNK, mAINE

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 10, 2020
    DATE AVAILABLE: JULY 1, 2020

    Bring a love for what you do and your expertise to Kennebunk High School as our next principal, where you will deliver measurable results in leadership, student achievement, and staff engagement. Kennebunk High School consistently ranks as one of the best high schools in Maine, and as principal you will continue to amplify and strengthen our mission to:

    • Develop Productive Global Citizens with innovative learning like our International Baccalaureate program (the first in Maine), internships, and community service requirements.
    • Build Student Knowledge by embracing our multiple pathways model,including IB/AP/STEM, Career and Technical Education, dual enrollment choices, project-based learning opportunities, and school-to-work transition programs.
    • Build Student Character by celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion with an engaged and dynamic student population.

    Drive our student success further by attracting, supporting, empowering, and developing our amazing team of dedicated teachers and staff. Demonstrate your results in delivering on a vision, managing stakeholder relations, and inspiring positive student outcomes. Share your point of view, openness, and join our ongoing work on Universal Design for Learning, social-emotional learning, and Restorative Practices, among other educational innovations.

    RSU 21 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. RSU 21 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.

    Our newly renovated school serves 750 students and 100 staff members for the communities of Arundel, Kennebunk, and Kennebunkport. Our scenic coastal location offers a great quality of life, rich in cultural, natural, and economic opportunities. Check us out online: www.rsu21.net, Instagram: @rsu21 or #iamrsu21, Twitter: @PhilPotenziano, @KennebunkHS

    By February 10, 2020, submit a complete application, resume, and proof of (or eligibility for) ME certification.

    Print: Superintendent of Schools Office
    177 Alewive Road
    Kennebunk, ME 04043
    Email pdf: sallen@rsu21.net

    Apply here:

    https://www.rsu21.net/khs-principal-opening

    EOE

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    BUSINESS MANAGER – SANFORD SCHOOL DEPARTMENT - SANFORD, MAINE

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: JOB WILL BE POSTED UNTIL FILLED
    DATE AVAILABLE: JANUARY 2020

    The Sanford School Department is conducting a search for a Business Administrator who will oversee all business and accounting functions of the School Department, including payroll and benefits, accounts payable and receivable, procurement, reconciliations, grant programs, budget preparation, state and federal reporting, and school construction projects.

    Ideal applicants will possess skills and experience in:

    • School Business Management: Federal and State Reporting, Fund Accounting Processes, Effective Communications, Strategic Planning, Budgeting
    • Cash Management: Cash Collection and Disbursement, Cash Flow Analysis, Reconciliation Processes, Student Activity Accounts
    • School Construction: Request for Proposals and Bidding, construction funding and SRRFs
    • School Organization and Operations: School committees, City governance, Analyzing Economic Factors, Liaison with City Financial Personnel, Developing procedures for cost-effectiveness
    • Insurance and Risk Management: Workers Compensation, Property/Casualty and Liability insurance, Health insurance, Cafeteria Plans, Errors and Omission Insurance, Methods of Risk Management
    • Labor Relations & Employment Law: Collective Bargaining, Wage and hour, Discrimination, COBRA, FMLA, Federal & State Retirement Issues
    • Payroll & Related Personnel Issues: State and Federal payroll laws and regulations, Tax regulations, Employee retirement plans, Aspects of completing payroll and direct deposits
    • Revenue, Expenditures and Budgeting: Maine's Essential Program and Services (State Aid), Federal and State Programs, Forecasting, Accounting Manuals, Fund Accounting, Journal Entries, external audit, internal controls
    • Purchasing: Bidding, Reviewing Contracts, Lease Purchases, Bonding, Borrowing and Investing, Arbitrage
    • Support Services: Transportation, Facilities, Food Service, Technology, Performing Arts Center
    • Technology Skills: Experience with ADS ProFund software systems, Maine Department of Education MEDMS/NEO software, Microsoft Office software are highly desirable.
    • Fundraising: Manage separate non-profit 501c3 and serve as donor liaison.
    • Public speaking: Board presentations, public hearings, district PD on insurance and health

    Position Type: Full-Time

    Job Requirements:

    • Preferred candidate would hold or be eligible for Maine Association of School Business Officials "School Business Official lll, Certification."
    • Active CPA license required
    • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in supervisory role
    • Experience in auditing and financial reporting, non-profit organization preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work Visa required

    Apply for this job online at: http://www.schoolspring.com/job?3209609

    Contact Information:

    Matt Nelson, Superintendent
    917 Main Street, Suite 200
    Sanford, ME 04073
    Phone: (207) 324-2810
    Fax: (207) 324-5742

    EOE

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    OUT OF STATE ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

    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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    SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS – North Gem School District, Bancroft, Idaho

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 20, 2020
    DATE AVAILABLE: JULY 1, 2020

    FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK HERE.

    EOE

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    SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS – Montgomery County R-II School District, Montgomery City, Missouri

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 17, 2020
    DATE AVAILABLE: JULY 1, 2020

    FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK HERE.

    EOE

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    SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS – SAU 84, Littleton School District, Littleton, NEW HAMPSHIRE

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 7, 2020
    DATE AVAILABLE: JULY 1, 2020

    FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK HERE.

    EOE

    Assistant SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS – SAU 70, Hanover and Norwich SCHOOL DISTRICT, Hanover, New Hampshire and Norwich, Vermont

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 31, 2020
    DATE AVAILABLE: JULY 1, 2020

    FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK HERE.

    EOE

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    SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS – Sag Harbor Union Free School District, NEw York

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 2, 2020
    DATE AVAILABLE: JULY 1, 2020

    FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK HERE.

    EOE

    Superintendent of Schools– smithtown central SCHOOL DISTRICT, on Long Island, western suffolk county,
    NEW YORK

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 7, 2020
    DATE AVAILABLE: JULY 1, 2020

    FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK HERE.

    EOE

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    SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS – North Wasco County School District 21, The Dalles, Oregon

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 3, 2020
    DATE AVAILABLE: JULY 1, 2020

    FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK HERE.

    EOE

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    SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS – Quileute Tribal School, La Push, Washington

    Application Deadline: February 20, 2020
    Date Available: July 1, 2020

    For more information please click here.

    EOE

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    SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS – School District of La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin

    Application Deadline: January 20, 2020
    Date Available: July 1, 2020

    For more information please click here.

    EOE


    SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS – School District of Sheboygan Falls, Sheboygan Falls, WISCONSIN

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

    For more information please click here.

    EOE

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