Superintendent of Schools
Blackstone-Millville Regional School District, Massachusetts
Application Deadline: January 3, 2018 by 3:00 pm
Starting Date: July 1, 2018
The School Committee of the Blackstone-Millville Regional School District in Massachusetts invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Superintendent of Schools.
Located in the southeastern corner of Worcester County, the towns of Blackstone (population 8,793) and Millville (population 2,999) were first settled in 1662.
The Blackstone-Millville Regional School District serves 1,747 students, has a 131-member teaching staff and is overseen by an elected eight-member School Committee, with four members from each town. The district is comprised of five schools: the Blackstone-Millville Regional High School, the Frederick W. Hartnett Middle School, the Millville Elementary School, the John F. Kennedy Elementary School, and the Augustine F. Maloney Elementary School. The FY 2018 school district budget is $22,458,471.
The Blackstone-Millville staff and community know that all students can learn and meet high standards. They expect students to be engaged in a supportive, learning-focused community. The Blackstone-Millville Regional School Committee understands that the leadership is a key element in successful schools. They seek an innovative leader who has experience developing long-range and strategic planning goals as well as developing data-driven goals and implementing curriculum focused initiatives to increase student achievement. The successful candidate will also demonstrate fiscal management skills. The successful candidate needs to lead the district through the process of integrating technology to support instruction. In addition, the candidate should be prepared to oversee several infrastructure projects in various planning stages. The successful candidate will work closely with a dedicated staff and an involved community to maintain and foster a safe, healthy, and intellectually stimulating learning environment. Developing positive relationships and maintaining open-communication with community members is imperative to the future of our district.
Minimum Qualifications include:
License or eligibility for licensure as a Superintendent of schools in Massachusetts
Master’s degree required
Minimum of five years administrative experience
Experience teaching in a K-12 system
Deep understanding of Massachusetts regional school district finance and business operations
An ability to successfully oversee the continued implementation of the Massachusetts curriculum frameworks based on the Common Core Learning Standards, the Massachusetts Educator Evaluation Program, technology integration, successful special education programs, standards-aligned formative assessment and data-driven decision making
An understanding of, and proven success dealing with issues relating to interest-based bargaining and developing partnerships to provide a 21st Century education for our students.
Citizenship, residency or Worker Visa in United States required
Preferred Qualifications include:
The Blackstone-Millville Regional School Committee is prepared to offer the successful candidate a multi-year contract with a salary in the range of $150,000-165,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications, and a competitive benefits package. Salary to be negotiated.
Applicants should electronically submit the following on or before January 3, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. to email@example.com or by mail to Erin Vinacco, Vice-Chairperson of the Blackstone-Millville Regional School District, 175 Lincoln Street, Blackstone, MA 01504.
Complete and sign application
A copy of the candidate’s Massachusetts superintendent license or evidence that the candidate is eligible for licensure as a superintendent in Massachusetts and has submitted his/her application to the Department of Education.
Personal statement describing your major educational accomplishments and the specific leadership and management skills you can bring to the superintendency of the Blackstone-Millville Regional School District.
A current resume citing education, positions held, and relevant experience
An official transcript of courses taken, degrees attained, and grades earned (unofficial are acceptable for application process but official will be required if you are offered the position).
Three current letters of reference.
It is anticipated that the review of applications will begin on January 8, 2018 with interviews scheduled shortly thereafter. The starting date is anticipated to be on or around July 1, 2018.
Interested applicants should submit materials to:
Vice-Chairperson of the Blackstone-Millville Regional School Committee
175 Lincoln Street
Blackstone, MA 01504
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Blackstone-Millville Regional School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.