Education Week - October 24, 2012 - (Page 28)

28 Education WEEK n octobEr 24, 2012 n RECRuitmEnt mARkEtplACE tO ADVERtiSE (888) 329-2373 superintendent SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS Southern Berkshire Regional School District Sheffield, Massachusetts The Southern Berkshire Regional School Committee is seeking an accomplished educator to become its superintendent of schools. Qualifications: Licensed or eligible for licensure as a superintendent of schools in Massachusetts; Master’s degree required, advanced degree preferred; minimum of 10-15 years in education, including 3 years central office and/or administrative experience and 5 years teaching experience; successful experience in school finance and business management; familiarity with school-based technology; successful experience in curriculum development and instruction; strong leadership, communications and public relations skills. Salary : up to $140K, 3-year contract, benefits negotiable. Application deadline: December 7, 2012 Appointment: on/about February 14, 2013. Anticipated starting date: July 1, 2013. For information/application: Pat Correira, MASC Southern Berkshire Reg. Search Massachusetts Association of School Committees One McKinley Square, Boston, MA 02109 (617) 523-8454; FAX (617) 742-4125 e-mail: SHOWCASE AD Announcement of Administrative Vacancy Grayslake Community High School District 127 ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT FOR PERSONNEL SERVICES EOE       Mt. Horeb Area School District, located in the Dane County/Madison, Wisconsin area, seeks a Superintendent to assume duties July 1, 2013. A regionally competitive compensation package will be offered. Application deadline is November 16, 2012. Please apply online at and electronically attach a resume, letter of interest, 4-6 letters of recommendation, and college/university transcripts. BWP & Associates, Ltd. 872 S. Milwaukee Ave, #221 Libertyville, IL 60048 708-361-4997 To contact the BWP Search Team: Dr. Mark Friedman 847-975-8393 Dr. Anne Noland 630-624-3336 Dr. Karl Hertz 262-242-1201 Dr. Kathleen Williams 630-416-6087 An equal opportunity employer Position Posted: October 10, 2012 Grayslake Community High School District 127 is seeking an Assistant Superintendent for Personnel Services to begin July 1, 2013. This cabinet level position reports directly to the Superintendent. District 127 is located in Grayslake, Illinois. The district serves approximately 3000 students in grades 9-12 in two high schools with more than 300 certified and educational support staff members. The successful candidate for this position should be able to: • Motivate, develop, and support a high performing, high quality team, and holding all accountable for improved student achievement. • Use effective oral and written communication skills. • Develop and strengthen media and community relations programs and outreach. • Be a visible presence in the schools and develop position relationships to strengthen teaching and learning goals. • Develop and maintain positive and productive relationship with union and actively participate in contract negotiations • Actively support and supervise all personnel practices and services, including: o Staff selection, induction and retention programs o Staff evaluation process, including PERA and SB7 requirements o Staff certification and recertification process o Professional development programs and offerings o Facilitate Board of Education Program, Policy and Personnel Committee Qualifications: • Type 75 Certification • Strong, proven leadership, supervision and administrative skills • Demonstrated professionalism • Administrative experience at the high school level • Demonstrated ability to work with people in a way that facilitates positive growth in both students and staff • Strong, proven communication skills • Strong, proven teacher evaluation skills Salary and Benefits: A regionally competitive salary with excellent employment benefits based on the qualifications and employment history of the candidate. Application Process: Applications are considered complete when all required materials are submitted including the following: 1) an online application for administrative staff at, 2) a letter of interest in the position, 3) unofficial copies of all college or university transcripts, 4) three recent letters of recommendation from past or current professional employment, and 5) copies of teaching and administrative certificates. The application and all required documents should be attached to the on-line application. Inquiries from qualified candidates should be addressed to the Assistant Superintendent for Personnel Services or the Superintendent of Schools. Positions Available Education/Alamo Navajo School Board has the following job openings at Alamo, NM: 1) Special Education Teachers: teach middle school students with various learning disabilities; 2) Middle School Teacher: teach language arts. Resume to Alamo Navajo School Board, P.O.Box 5907, Alamo, NM 87825. Attn: HR Special Education Teacher: teach students with moderate/severe learning disabilities. resume to Monterey County Office of Education, 901 Blanco Circle, Salinas, CA 93912. Attn: HR. GEt F R E E carEEr coach Education WEEk’s nEWslEttEr by rEgistEring at

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Education Week - October 24, 2012
‘Smart Pills’ Promising, Problematic
At S.C. School, Behavior Is One of the Basics
Obama Finding Teacher Support Secure, if Tepid
Focus On: Curriculum: Calif. Laws Shift Gears on Algebra, Textbooks
Table of Contents
News in Brief
Report Roundup
‘Value Added’ Use at Secondary Level Questioned
National Board Seeks to Revive Impact on Profession
Industry & Innovation
Blogs of the Week
Debates Push Fate of NCLB Waivers to Fore
Policy Menu Varies in State School Board Elections
Policy Brief
The Election: Debating Education
Genevieve LaFleur & Scott Poland: Schools Can Be the Difference in Preventing Suicide
Kenneth Wesson: From STEM to ST2REAM: Reassembling Our Disaggregated Curriculum
Top School Jobs Recruitment Marketplace
Erica Frankenberg & Gary Orfield: Diversity or Resegregation? Why Suburban Schools Need a Plan

Education Week - October 24, 2012