Part-Time Superintendent of Schools
School Union #103

Jonesport and Beals, Maine

START DATE: July 1, 2024 (preferred)

Moosabec Community School District / School Union #103 is located on the beautiful Bold Coast of Maine in the small commercial fishing communities of Jonesport and Beals Island. Our quaint area offers a welcomed retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life, with a combined two town population of about 1,700 people.

Moosabec Community School District / School Union #103 is seeking a part-time Superintendent of Schools who is a proven educational leader that demonstrates a commitment to educational excellence. Further qualifications for the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Effective collaboration and communication with the School Committee, staff, students, and the community about educational trends, curriculum needs, assessment and use of data, practical policy and regulation revision / development / presentation / implementation, and instructional programs

  • Preferred but not required, a background in Special Education

  • Outstanding and demonstrated leadership abilities

  • Hold strong aptitudes for continued development and support of school improvement, community relations, curriculum, and school finance / budgeting

  • Proven experience as a School and District Administrator

  • Commitment to / interest in the recruitment, retention, and support of high-quality educators

  • Must hold a Maine Department of Education Certification as a Superintendent (#010) or the ability to attain

Moosabec Community School District / School Union #103 serve two elementary schools (grades PreK-8) and a high school (grades 9-12) with a total enrollment across the three schools of approximately 220 students. Salary and benefits to be negotiated with the Board.

Position preferably to start July 1, 2024

If interested, an application for the superintendent position can be obtained at:

Please submit your application, letter of interest, resume, transcripts, certifications, and 3 letters of professional reference  to:
Joint Board Subcommittee Chair- Rebecca Stanwood at or you may mail all documents to:
School Union #103, Attn: Joint Board Subcommittee Chair, 127 Snare Creek Lane, Jonesport, ME 04649


Interim Superintendent of Schools

Brooks, Freedom, Jackson, Knox, Liberty, Monroe, Montville, Thorndike, Troy, Unity and Waldo, Maine

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found
START DATE: September 18, 2023, or as mutually agreed upon

RSU 3 is searching for an interim Superintendent for the 2023-2024 school year effective September 18, 2023, or as mutually agreed, until June 30, 2024.

  • Maine state Superintendent certification (010) or conditional certificate required

  • Per diem rate commensurate with qualifications and experience

Interested candidates should submit the following materials:

  • Letter of application

  • Completed application

  • Current resume

  • Three current references

  • Proof of Certification 010, or the ability to secure a conditional 010

Request application materials via email:

Maine School Management Association
c/o RSU 3 Interim Superintendent Search
49 Community Drive
Augusta, ME  04330

Tel: (207) 622-3473


Part-Time Superintendent
Northport School Department

Northport, Maine

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found
START DATE: As negotiated with the successful candidate

Northport School Department seeks qualified applicants for the position of part-time (80 days) Superintendent. 

The Town of Northport is located on the mid-coast of Maine, between the towns of Belfast and Lincolnville.  Northport is about four hours by car from Boston, one hour south of Bangor, one hour east of Augusta and about two hours north of Portland.

Students in Northport attend the Edna Drinkwater School for kindergarten through grade 8 and the school has an enrollment of approximately 105.  High school students may attend Belfast Area High School or tuition agreements are available for other local high schools.

For more information about the Northport School Department and Edna Drinkwater School, click here.

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The Position:

  • Maine State Superintendent Certification (010) or eligibility for the same;

  • Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience;

  • Competitive Benefits

Application Process:

Interested candidates should contact Maine School Management Association to request application materials.

Phone: (207) 622-3473


If your school unit is interested in having administrative vacancies listed on this site, please email notice to Steven Bailey.



Maine School Management Association
Augusta, ME

MSMA is seeking a full-time Property Casualty/Workers’ Compensation Insurance Specialist who will oversee claims management, be a liaison for school district contacts, actively market and implement strategies to retain/regain members, focus on property casualty/workers’ compensation insurance trends and make recommendations when appropriate to assist districts with higher than average claims.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge and expertise of property casualty and workers’ compensation insurance and display an ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with program members, injured employees and other parties involved in our programs.  Experience with school districts in particular and a thorough knowledge of the Maine Workers’ Compensation Act and the practices of the Workers’ Compensation Board - licensed adjuster will be a plus.  MSMA offers a competitive salary based on experience as well as a competitive fringe benefits package.

Application Deadline:  Until a Suitable Candidate is Found

Please submit a letter of application and resume, including three recent letters of reference to:

Maine School Management Association
49 Community Drive
Augusta, ME 04330
(207) 622-3473


Business Manager
Baxter Academy

Portland, ME

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and the position will remain open until filled.
START DATE: Immediate Opening

Baxter Academy for Technology and Science is one of Maine’s ten public charter schools, designed to bring innovation to the education sector in Maine.

Our Vision is for students to: choose work that inspires their imaginations, persevere through setbacks, and innovate with curiosity, conscience, and creativity. We want students to solve real-world problems that matter not only for our school but for the strong future of Maine.

Our Mission states: Inquiry leads learning at Baxter Academy for Technology and Science, a public charter high school free to Maine students. Our project-based STEM curriculum emphasizes real-world problem solving and is paired with a humanities program that connects ideas across disciplines and cultivates strong communication skills. Students design innovative projects through Flex Friday, a unique program requiring initiative, perseverance, and collaboration, as well as reflection on the work and its impact in the community.

Baxter Academy is seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented Business Manager to lead the financial, operational, and administrative functions of the school. The Business Manager will collaborate with the school's leadership team to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the academy, enabling an optimal learning environment for both students and staff. The successful candidate will have a strong background in financial management, operations, and compliance, along with excellent interpersonal skills and a passion for education.


  • Financial Management:

o   Develop and manage the annual budget in collaboration with the school's leadership team, ensuring alignment with the academy's strategic goals and objectives.

o   Monitor and analyze financial performance, providing regular reports and recommendations to the school's administration and Board of Directors.

o   Oversee accounts payable and receivable, payroll, purchasing, and financial recordkeeping.

o   Implement effective financial controls and procedures to safeguard the academy's assets and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

o   Assumes responsibility for business decisions related to operating budget, purchasing, capital planning, budgeting, and auditing.

o   Manage insurance benefits, retirement programs, and subscriptions.

  • Compliance and Reporting:

o   Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations, as well as charter school requirements.

o   Prepares all financial reports, in an accurate and timely manner, as required by the Department of Education

o   Participate in audits and reviews to ensure financial and operational integrity.

o   Track all Title I, II, IV funding reporting in collaboration with the leadership team.

  • Strategic Planning and Collaboration:

o   Contribute to the development and execution of the academy's strategic plans, aligning financial and operational strategies with educational objectives.

o   Collaborate with the leadership team to identify opportunities for efficiency improvements and cost-saving initiatives.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or a related field; or equivalent experience. Master's degree preferred.

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in financial management, operations, or a related role, preferably in an educational or non-profit setting.

  • Advanced Excel/spreadsheet knowledge

  • Advanced financial software knowledge (Quickbooks or Financial Edge)

  • Strong knowledge of principles regarding school finance, education budgeting, and accounting practices.

  • Proficiency in using financial software, spreadsheets, and data analysis tools.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal abilities.

  • Detail-oriented, with strong organizational and problem-solving skills.

  • Familiarity with education and charter school regulations is a plus.

  • Fingerprint certification through the Maine Department of Education

Annual salary to be determined based on experience. Range $65-$75K.

Benefit Highlights:

  • Medical Insurances available first of the month following date of hire:

o   Health with Prescription Coverage HSA & PPO Options - employee only covered 100%

  • Dental - employee only covered 50%

  • Vision - available at low cost to employees

  • Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS) in lieu of Social Security[; 403(b) retirement plan

  • Up to 12-Weeks of Paid Maternity/Paternity leave for FMLA qualified employees

  • Professional Development opportunities

  • A collaborative and supportive professional community

  • Convenient Portland location with parking provided.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume, a cover letter detailing their relevant experience and interest in the position, and contact information for three professional references here. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and the position will remain open until filled.

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Baxter Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Director of Finance
South Portland School Department

South Portland, ME

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Posted until filled
START DATE: Summer of 2023

The South Portland School Department (SPSD) is seeking a knowledgeable, energetic and organized individual to lead all finance and human resource functions for the School District.  This position works closely with the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent of Schools to establish and monitor the District’s budget and federal grants, to address human resource and collective bargaining issues for 700 employees, and to provide guidance, as assigned by the Superintendent, for specific operational areas.  This position also works with the District’s 20+ team of administrators and provides assistance when necessary to ensure these professionals have the resources necessary to educate 3,000 students.

The responsibilities of this position include the following:

Financial Management:

  • Budgeting – Prepare and administer the Superintendent’s annual budget as approved by the Board of Education.

  • Fiscal Planning – Forecast anticipated revenue and expenditures to ensure sound financial operations.

  • Accounting – Ensure prudent use of funds by providing adequate control and accounting of the District’s financial and physical resources and overseeing the District’s General Journal.

  • Auditing – Direct completion of an annual external audit.

  • Purchasing and Accounts Payroll – Approve all expenditures of funds and ensure compliance with the City purchasing ordinance.

  • Financial Reporting – Provide consistent and timely financial reports to communicate adequately the financial state of the District.

  • Risk Management – Manage the District’s insurance policies and interface with the appropriate carrier when necessary.

  • Cash Receipts – Oversee the receipt and deposit of all non-tax cash receipts.

  • Grant Management – Manage the financial reporting for the various federal and other grants the District receives.

  • Capital Projects – Assist in the development and oversight of major capital projects throughout the District.

Personnel Administration:

  • Oversee the benefits provided to District employees and ensure proper withholding and payment of all benefits.

  • Assist in the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements, preparing financial analyses, reports, and proposals as needed.

  • Assist in the training and professional development of District staff, including compliance with OSHA and other state and federal agencies.

  • Assist in the investigation of staff allegations of misconduct and recommend disciplinary action when warranted.


  • Provide guidance and oversight to key operational areas in the district as assigned by the Superintendent.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • A minimum of three years' experience overseeing the financial and operational activities of a business or educational/governmental agency.  Experience in a school district in Maine is preferred.

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree and related experience in any of the following areas: Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or Educational Administration.  An MBA and/or CPA is preferred.

  • Demonstrated aptitude in the use of technology and computer applications, particularly Microsoft Excel. Experience with Munis is preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability in advising and directing subordinates in the performance of their work and in the development of their abilities.

  • An ability to work effectively with all members of a culturally and linguistically diverse school community, including administrators, teachers, staff, parents and the community.

The selected candidate must have or be able to obtain CHRC approval from the Maine Department of Education.  Please submit all application materials via School Spring (

The School Department offers a competitive salary that will be based upon the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications.  The School Department also offers a comprehensive benefits package (call 207-871-0555 for more details).

This position will remain open until filled.  Applications will be reviewed immediately with an anticipated start date during the summer of 2023.

If your school unit is interested in having administrative vacancies listed on this site, please email notice to Steven Bailey.



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If your school unit is interested in having administrative vacancies listed on this site, please email notice to Steven Bailey.