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M.S.A.D. #4 – Special Education Director – Grades K to 12
Abbot, Cambridge, Guilford, Parkman, Sangerville, and Wellington, Maine

Immediate Opening

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

Must have or be able to get Maine Certification #030

(Interested candidates should send letter of application, SAD #4 application, transcripts, resume, current certification, and three written references)

Please call for an application (207) 876-3444 or get one from our website at

SAD #4/RSU #80
31 High Street, Suite C
Guilford, ME 04443
(207) 876-3444



Director of Distance Education – Maine School of Science & Mathematics
Limestone, Maine

Director of Distance Education: The Director of Distance Education will oversee all aspects of administration and programming for MSSM’s statewide distance education outreach program. This initiative is funded through a grant from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. Responsibilities include strategic planning, budgeting, communications, program development, implementation and sustainability. A successful Director of Distance Education will be an independent, self-starter, and knowledgeable about best practices in both distance education and middle school pedagogy.

Qualifications: A successful candidate must have an advanced degree and training/experience with Gifted & Talented education. Candidates should be proficient in technology use, including the use of excel, Microsoft office, google applications, and Canvas. Experience teaching, especially with gifted & talented students is helpful. Successful leadership experience in starting, implementing and sustaining a distance education program is ideal. Some travel to Limestone will be required.

Director of Distance Education Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
Develop and implement a sustainable business model for the delivery of distance education as outreach effort from the Maine School of Science and Mathematics

  • Recruit and collaborate with interested educators to create distance education courses
  • Coordinate with schools, organizations to encourage their participation in distance education program
  • Develop professional development opportunities for Maine Educators
  • Seek support from MSSM administrative team when needed
  • Secure funding to continue the program into the 2018-2019 school year
  • Develop and implement STEM enrichment courses for middle schools
  • Complete and submit all necessary grant reports

Application Deadline:
October 10, 2017 or until a successful candidate is found

Start Date:
As soon as possible

This is a full time, year round position. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Group health insurance and benefits included.

For application (non-teaching), you may visit our website at: or email to request an application. Kindly send along with cover letter, resume and three (3) letters of recommendation (optional).

MSSM is an equal opportunity employer.

Executive Director – Maine School of Science & Mathematics
Limestone, Maine

The Maine School of Science and Mathematics (MSSM) is an all-residential magnet high school located in Limestone, Maine.

MSSM serves students from all over the state of Maine, as well as youth from other states and international students. It is a high school for students in grades 9–12, and has a summer program for boys and girls from grades 5–9. A residential community committed to the pursuit of academic excellence, MSSM provides an extensive and challenging curriculum in science, mathematics, technology, and the arts and humanities.

After the announcement that Loring Air Force Base would be closed, funding from the Defense Reauthorization Bill provided for the creation of the Maine School of Science and Mathematics at the site of Limestone High School, which was poised to lose many of its students upon the closure of the base. The town’s elementary school was eventually converted into dormitories for the school, as they are located on the same property.

Chartered and funded by the Maine State Legislature, MSSM opened with a pioneer class in 1995. At that time, it was only the eleventh statewide residential magnet school specializing in mathematics and science education in the United States and the only school of its kind in New England. Both remain true today. It is the only magnet school currently operating in Maine. Since its founding the school continues to expand its outreach and programming for distance education to serve the entire state of Maine and beyond.

MSSM is a member of the National Consortium of Secondary STEM Schools.

The Board of Trustees seeks a permanent Executive Director to begin July 1, 2018. This is an ideal opportunity for an energetic, principled leader who will embrace the school’s mission and strategic direction. Experience in a senior leadership position, a willingness to work closely with State government and outstanding personal qualities are required. An advanced degree is preferred.

Candidates interested in this position are asked to submit the following materials to Doug Cummings, Partner, Educators’ Collaborative, LLC (email: by December 1, 2017:

  • EC Candidate Summary Sheet (contact Doug Cummings for that document)
  • Cover letter addressed to the Search Committee
  • Resume
  • Statement of educational philosophy
  • A list of five or more references with contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses)
  • Up to three letters of reference (optional)

School Details
Name: Maine School of Science & Mathematics
Founded: 1995
Type of School: Co-ed, Boarding School
Grades: 9th – 12th
Students: 152

School Profile
95 High St.
Limestone, ME 04750
Co-ed Boarding school
152 students, Grades 9th – 12th
Executive Director for July 1, 2018


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