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Post a single job or choose from a variety of job packages. Visit for a complete description of your options. SUPERINTENDENT DIRECTOR OF SCHOOLS (SUPERINTENDENT) Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools Nashville, TN | Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) seeks a dynamic and inspirational leader as its new Director of Schools (Superintendent). MNPS, which is the 2nd largest school district in Tennessee and the 42nd largest in the country, has an operating budget of over $800 Million. More than 10,000 staff members serve the diverse needs of over 86,000 students (with more than 120 different primary languages) in 157 schools - 3 Pre-K Centers, 71 elementary, 32 middle, 23 high, 1 adult, 4 alternative, 4 exceptional education centers and 19 charter schools. The Board seeks a collaborative leader with exceptional communication skills, who will provide leadership within an environment of high expectations for a dedicated staff and supportive community, improve the academic achievement of all students while continuing to close the gap between student groups, and ful�ill the District's vision of providing every student with education and skills enabling them to successfully transition from school to work and adulthood. The selected individual will be expected to begin leading the District on July 1, 2015, or as soon thereafter as available. The District offers a competitive compensation package. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by May 27th. SUPERINTENDENT GREENBURGH CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT Ha r t sda l e (We s tche s te r County ) , NY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS This 1,900-student school district, adjacent to White Plains and North of New York City, serves a diverse ethnic, religious, racial and socio-economic population. The schools, Pre-K through Grade 12, are organized based on the Princeton Plan. All K-8 schools participate in the International Baccalaureate program. The entire teaching staff is centered around the model of Professional Learning Communities, using data to inform and improve instruction. The Board of Education has determined that the successful candidate will be: * An accessible, visible, transparent leader with superior communication skills who is able to build trust and support among the district's stakeholders. * An educational leader, preferably with superintendent experience, who has strong background in strategic planning, curriculum and instruction, budget, finance, facilities, and collective bargaining. * An experienced, transformational district leader who has a track record of good management and successfully projecting a positive image of the school district to the community. * A career educator who, if successful, is willing to make a long-term commitment to the Greenburgh Central Schools. * A leader with superior people skills which show respect and appreciation for all members of the school community. The Board is offering a regionally-competitive compensation. New York State Certification as a School District Leader (SDL) or School District Administrator (SDA) is required. Only on-line applications will be accepted, which must be submitted no later than May 22, 2015. Candidates should go to the School Leadership, LLC Web Site: and click on the "Current Vacancies" link, and then complete the online application, attaching a current resume as well as a letter outlining how they meet the Board's specifications. Applicants are encouraged to go to for information about the District. An Equal Opportunity Employer PRINCIPALS/ Brevard Public Schools SUPERINTENDENT Brevard Public Schools, located in Florida, seeks an individual with visionary leadership and strong administrative skills to lead a district of over 73,000 students. The salary will be in the range of $225,000 plus an excellent comprehensive benefits package. The final salary for the successful candidate will be negotiated and determined based upon proven experience, qualifications and meeting Board criteria. Interested candidates may apply online at Ray and Associates, Inc. Ph: 319/393-3115 E-mail: Application Deadline: May 24, 2015 Please do not contact the Board or District directly. High School Principal Yarmouth High School Yarmouth, Maine [SEARCH EXTENDED] The Yarmouth School Department seeks a highly skilled and experienced school administrator to lead its high-performing, 500-student high school. The successful candidate will be a collaborative, innovative educational leader with excellent communication skills, the ability to build consensus, an engaging personality, and a love of learning. Applicants must view a comprehensive listing including an essay question at Deadline: Until Suitable Applicant Found The Yarmouth School Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer. HEAD OF SCHOOL For additional information and an online application visit An Equal Opportunity Employer East Coast 101 Hudson St., Suite 2100, Jersey City, NJ 07302 Home Office 5600 N. River Rd., Suite 180, Rosemont, IL 60018 201.633.6522 | West Coast 530 Lytton Ave., 2nd Fl., Palo Alto, CA 94301 831.295.0982 p. 847.318.0072 f. 847-318-6751 26 | EDUCATION WEEK | May 20, 2015 |

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Education Week - May 20, 2015
Gifted Programs Miss Disadvantaged Students
Army of Scorers Tackles Common-Core Tests
Groups Aim to Smooth Student-Police Relations
U.S. Senate Proposal Puts Spotlight On ‘Open Educational Resources’
Civil Rights Data Detail Increase In Complaints
News in Brief
Report Roundup
Accountability Measures for Traits Like ‘Grit’ Questioned
Long-Term Gains Seen for Kids Who Move Out of Poverty
Blogs of the Week
Selective Public Schools Struggle to Diversify Enrollments
Illinois Policymakers Scramble After Pension Law Struck Down
Student-Data Use a Key Issue In Debates Over Privacy Bills
Blogs of the Week
Why Not Practice What We Preached?
Education Has to Be a ‘Human Business’
TopSchoolJobs Recruitment Marketplace
Making the Right Commitment to Student-Data Privacy
Is the Public Ever Really Private?

Education Week - May 20, 2015