The Long Hill Township Board of Education is initiating a search for a Chief School Administrator to assume full authority for all aspects of school operations within the Board’s policies and regulations. The Board seeks an innovative, creative leader with a vision for the future of our children, district and community.
Long Hill Township, ranked as the #5 best place to live for young families by NJMonthly, is located in the southern tip of Morris County and consists of four communities: Gillette, Millington, Stirling, and Meyersville. The district is supported by a $19 million budget and has approximately 890 students and 110 staff members spread over 3 schools – Gillette (PreK-1), Millington (Gr 2-5), and Central (Gr 6-8). Our high school students attend Watchung Hills Regional High School.
The district is fortunate to have staff who give selflessly to maintain high student achievement levels and ensure the educational and operational needs of the district are met. These efforts are supported by the PTO and education foundation through their volunteerism and financial contributions.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated skills in staff development, knowledge of curriculum and program standards, and a background in facility management and strategic/long-range planning. Personal traits valued are professionalism, integrity, assertiveness, decisiveness, trustworthiness, perseverance/follow-through, excellent communication skills, a sense of humor, and a passion for the job.
- NJ School Administrator Certificate or Certificate of Eligibility required
- Experience as a Superintendent, central office administrator or principal required
- An earned Doctorate preferred
- Experience in finance and budget management preferred
- Experience in contract management and negotiations preferred
- Proven ability to lead the continued expansion of the use of technology in instruction and administration preferred
Salary commensurate with experience and subject to NJ State guidelines.
Position available October 15, 2020. Application deadline: 5:00 PM, August 10, 2020.
New Jersey School Boards Association
Superintendent Search– Long Hill Township
Charlene Peterson, Search Consultant
Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer