Superintendent of Schools Westbury Union Free School District Westbury, New York
The Westbury Union Free School District (https://www.westburyschools.org) is searching for a Superintendent of Schools. The Board, which consists of 7 members, seeks an innovative and visionary leader to lead the district and be a champion for our student scholars in reaching their maximum potential. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to building a culturally diverse workforce. Over the last three years the District’s hiring of minority teachers has exceeded statewide averages.
The District is located on Long Island in Westbury, New York (https://www.villageofwestbury.org), just 25 miles east of NYC, and serves the needs of nearly 5,000 students in grades PreK – 12. The student body is 75% Hispanic, 21% black and 4% Asian or other ethnic groups. The district has 6 schools (1 pre-k/k facility, 3 elementary schools serving grades 1-5, 1 middle school and 1 high school) and 780 fulltime employees. All schools have received Good Standing designations, NYS’s highest designation. It has been recognized for having one of the 10 highest rates of graduation of boys of color in the state. The District has a supportive community which has voted to approve 9 consecutive annual budgets in addition to a $58 million bond referendum to expand two of its schools. It enjoys the best financial indicator assessment given by the state and maintains reserves well in excess of the recommended minimums.
The Board expects to offer an initial multi-year contract with an annual salary and benefits package that is regionally competitive, commensurate with experience. The position begins July 1, 2021. The application procedure and job requirements can be found on the BWP & Associates website at www.bwpassociates.com. The application deadline is Friday, April 16, 2021.
Please, check for an updated candidate profile on the BWP website the week of March 23 for more specific details.
BWP Search Team contact:
Dr. Debra Hill (847.204.0462) Dr. Kathleen Williams (630.795.9994)
Internal Number: WUFSD 21-001
About B.W.P. & Associates LTD
BWP & Associates grew from the merger of three nationally known search firms: Harold Webb Associates, PNR Associates, and The Bickert Group, Ltd. BWP traces its oldest roots to Harold Webb Associates that, in 1977, became the first nationwide superintendent search firm in the country. PNR Associates conducted leadership searches in educational and national non-profit organizations since 1984. The Bickert Group, Ltd., incorporated in 1992, served predominately Midwest school districts. Through the merger into BWP & Associates, these three firms significantly expanded their connections and consultant base. BWP’s corporate office is located in Libertyville, Illinois.