The Spencer-Van Etten Central School District Board of Education is seeking an outstanding educational leader to fill the position of Superintendent of Schools. This is a confidential search.
Approximately 940 pre-kindergarten through twelfth-grade students are served in Spencer-Van Etten’s three school buildings by 215 long-term, dedicated staff members (150 instructional).
Spencer-Van Etten High School had a 90 percent Regents diploma graduation rate in the 2016-17 school year. We offer more than 25 college level courses and several AP courses. Many students complete their post secondary education degrees in less time due to the credits acquired at S-VE. Spencer-Van Etten Middle School is piloting the RTI (Response to Intervention) project, as well as rolling out the PBIS program. The Spencer-Van Etten Elementary School offers grant-funded Early Pre-K and Universal Pre-K for three and four-year-old students. Our district-wide music program has been recognized at the local and state level for its outstanding musical achievements.
The district covers 144 square miles and includes parts of 10 towns and four counties. Approximately 56 percent of students qualify for free or reduced-price breakfasts and lunches.
The successful candidate must possess New York State School District Administrator or School District Leader Certification.
Application materials must be received by May 4, 2018.
The desired characteristics of the successful candidate include:
•strong leadership and human relations skills
•working knowledge of school finance
•involvement and visibility in the Spencer-Van Etten community
•a strong work ethic
•is firm, but fair
•a focus on students
•ability to build relationships with parents, families and the public
•strong collaboration skills
Additional Salary Information: The Board of Education is offering a three-year contract.