The Board of Education of Gorham-Middlesex Central School District, also known as Marcus Whitman, located in Rushville, New York, is seeking a highly qualified educational leader to fill the position of Superintendent of Schools. The district is located on beautiful Canandaigua Lake in the Finger Lakes region.
The Marcus Whitman School District is seeking an educational leader with a proven record of achievement. Candidates are encouraged to submit documentation that provides such a record of achievement and continuous academic improvement. The successful candidate should have the capacity to build trust and maintain confidence with the Board, staff, and community. Key to this person’s success will be the ability to lead and motivate staff and students to higher levels of achievement.
The Board of Education has identified the following as the most desirable characteristics of the new superintendent.
Demonstrated involvement in their current community, willingness to be involved in our community and understanding of the importance of being visible
Strong commitment to student achievement who believes in high standards along with accountability
An individual of unquestionable integrity
Can build a cohesive team; energizes and motivates others; commands the respect of others, while welcoming differing opinions
Reflective thinker who is transparent and honest
A humble, approachable leader who believes in the power of relationships and conversations
A strong leader who can build a cohesive team, mentor and grow others, delegate responsibility, and inspire others
Embraces the Marcus Whitman vision and can lead us forward
Possesses strong oral and written communication skills
Believes in the power of relationships and conversations
A leader with the ability to engage in courageous conversations and make courageous decisions
Interested and qualified individuals are encouraged to submit a compelling letter of interest, resume, academic transcripts, and copies of their appropriate New York State certification to Mike Ford at firstname.lastname@example.org. Letters of recommendation are not necessary.
Valid New York State Superintendent as a School District Leader or School District Administrator
About Marcus-Whitman School District
The Warner School at the University of Rochester engages in successful search processes for educational organizations. We use a comprehensive process grounded in research based principles, including behavioral based interview questions and data driven candidate rating.