INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

Public Schools of Brookline

Brookline Public Schools

Brookline, MA ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3250684
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : March 20, 2020

Job Description

District Profile

The Public Schools of Brookline, with a staff of approximately 1600, supported by $115M budget, provide an extraordinary education for every child.  Eight K-8 schools feed into one comprehensive high school.  Brookline’s Pre K-8 system provides distinct advantages for children.  Each child’s unique path to achievement is supported in academically exciting and programmatically rich environments.  A dynamic, diverse community of teaching professionals works collaboratively, innovating and inspiring each other and their students.  Staff gets to know students intellectually, developmentally and culturally.  For more information about The Public Schools of Brookline please visit our website at www.brookline.k12.ma.us

Job Details

The Public Schools of Brookline invite qualified candidates to apply for the position of Interim Superintendent for the 2020-2021 school year.

 

The successful candidate for the position should:

  • Be appropriately MA DESE licensed or licensed eligible
  • Have 5 years of prior experience as a Superintendent of Schools
  • Be familiar with the current short-term and long-term initiatives in Brookline;
  • Have demonstrated ability to lead our schools and move our long-term initiatives forward from day one;
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have a Master’s degree; advanced degree preferred.
  • Have experience and knowledge of school finance and budget development and management. Experience with curriculum and school based technology.
  • Possess knowledge of collective bargaining issues, including an ability to recruit, develop, and retain high quality staff
  • Possess knowledge of state and town government functions

 

The Interim Superintendent will not be considered as a candidate for the permanent Superintendent role.

 

The School Committee offers a contract and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Applicants should include a letter of interest, résumé, 3 current references, and appropriate MA DESE licensure to lisa_richardson@psbma.org  The posting will remain open until the position is filled, though the Screening Committee intends to begin review of applications on April 9, 2020 and begin interviews the week of April 13, 2020. 

 

The Screening Committee is committed to helping in the fight to slow the spread of COVID-19 and will therefore likely conduct all interviews virtually. 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Brookline Public Schools 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.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Administrator > Superintendent
  • Welcome to Public Schools of Brookline!

    The Public Schools of Brookline provide education to PreK through Grade 12 students in eight elementary schools , one comprehensive high school, and three Early Childhood Education sites with vision that guides education in all our schools. Brookline provides an extraordinary education for every child. Each child’s unique path to achievement is supported in academically exciting and programmatically rich environments. A dynamic, diverse community of teaching professionals works collaboratively, innovating and inspiring each other and their students. Staff gets to know students intellectually, developmentally and culturally. Students are encouraged to question and challenge ideas and participate as active citizens. Schools use a variety of assessments to get the fullest picture of student learning and growth over time. These data are shared regularly with the community, and they form the basis of how we understand and improve student, teacher and administrator performance. Parents are partners with the schools in supporting their children’s education, and schools communicate effectively so that parents are confident of the response to their child’s circumstances and needs. The community, well informed and involved in the schools, supports these efforts that continue a tradition of challenging ourselves to do better, efforts that ensure the enduring value of a Brookline education. Learn more about us...


    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Brookline Public Schools 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.

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    Contact Information

    • Jill Lawrence , Human Resources Manager
    • 333 Washington Street
    • Brookline, Massachusetts 02445

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