The Plainfield Board of Education is searching for an outstanding education leader with a vision for academic excellence and commitment to providing a dynamic 21st century learning environment in which all students can achieve their potential. The successful candidate will have documented success in the areas of curriculum and instruction, resource management and community engagement, as well as a demonstrated track record of innovation and strong organizational and leadership skills.  Our diverse PreK to 12 district is composed of (9) elementary schools, (2) middle schools, (1) high school and (1) academy-grades 7-12, which currently serve 7800 students supported by 1,180 staff and a budget of $198 million dollars.


  • NJ School Administrator or Certificate of Eligibility required
  • Experience as a superintendent, assistant superintendent or central office position required
  • Earned doctorate preferred
  • Experience in a similar district preferred
  • Leadership skill in building collaboration with all stakeholders

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications; subject to NJ regulations

Completed Applications due by 5:00 PM, March 27, 2019

New Jersey School Boards Association

Phone: 609-695-7600   E-mail:
Gwen Thornton, Search Consultant


Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

Union County

Job Overview

Closes:March 27, 2019
Location:Union County
Job Title:Superintendent