Exceptional Educator Sought To Lead Amity Regional School District No. 5

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Jan 312013

The Amity Regional School District #5 Board of Education has reopened the search for a new superintendent as Dr. John Brady will be retiring this June after several years of exemplary leadership.  The Board has asked the CT Association of Boards of Education (CABE) to again assist with the facilitation of the search.

Much of the information gathered last spring will be used to prepare vacancy notices, inform candidates and advertise.  The vacancy has been posted with an application deadline of March 10, 2013.

Updates about the search will be posted on the Superintendent’s Search link on the Amity website.

Dr. Jacqueline Jacoby, CABE Senior Search Consultant will be working closely with the Amity Board.

Superintendent Qualifications

The Amity Board of Education seeks a Superintendent that values the input and participation of families and communities in decision making and is passionate about educational excellence in learning, teaching and service to its families.

Strong emphasis will be placed on the following qualifications and attributes: an intelligent, skillful communicator who can build relationships with all constituents; a progressive instruction leader; an individual who can maintain a high level of personal accessibility and visibility; an educator who will uphold the district mission to educate and enable every student while fostering a climate of accountability and high standards for all; and an adept financial manager with knowledge and experience in complex regional budgeting.

All candidates must possess or meet Connecticut certification requirements as a school superintendent. Compensation will be competitive.

Screening begins early February and the application deadline is March 10, 2013.

For additional information and to apply, go to Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE) at www.cabe.org/support or Dr. Jacqueline Jacoby, CABE Senior Search Consultant at jjacoby.cabesearch@cabe.org.