The Board of Education for the Stratford School District, Camden County, is initiating a search for its next Superintendent of School.

The Stratford School District is a community public school district that serves students in pre-kindergarten through 8th grade from Stratford in Camden County, New Jersey. Students from Laurel Springs attend the district’s schools for grades 7 and 8 as part of a sending/receiving relationship. Students from Hi-Nella attend the district for PreK-8 as part of a sending/receiving relationship, under a five-year transition that started in 2012-13, bringing in an additional 100 students to the district.

The Board has retained the New Jersey Association of School Administrators (NJASA) and Richard Stockton University as a consultant to assist in the selection of candidates to find an exceptional leader to follow in the tradition of excellence expected by the district.

Superintendent Criteria

  • Possession of or eligibility for NJ School Administrator certification
  • Central office or building principal experience preferred
  • Minimum of five years of teaching experience preferred
  • Secondary school experience and an understanding of PK-12 regional relationships
  • Earned doctorate preferred

A Successful Candidate Shall:

  • Have strong knowledge of current and emerging educational practices, trends and mandates
  • Possess strong leadership skills
  • Demonstrate ability to move the district forward in student achievement
  • Possess excellent communication skills
  • Exhibit outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Understand changing community demographics and student diversity
  • Demonstrate strong management skills

Contract and Salary

The Stratford School District Board of Education is prepared to offer a salary and benefit package based on background, experience, and State law/regulations. The contract will have a term of three-to-five years.

Application Procedure

Please email no later than August 26, 2022 to the address listed below:

  1. A detailed Letter of Application
  2. A current Resume
  3. Copies of appropriate Certifications
  4. A written work product (not a Power-Point)

Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • A report to the Board of Education on a topic relating to planning, assessment, teaching and learning, policy, etc.
  • A response to a crisis or emergency
  • A letter to the staff or community, or a member of the staff, or community, or a student.

The written work product should be dated and include any context necessary for interpretation.

Please email all materials to: cwashington@njasa.net

Telephone: (609) 599-2900 Fax: (609) 599-9359

Website:  www.njasa.net

Applicants are encouraged to visit the Stratford School District website at:

https://www.stratford.k12.nj.us/

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Applications will be received until August 26, 2022 and it is anticipated that the successful candidate will assume the position on January 1, 2023.

Job Overview

Closes:August 26, 2022
Location:Camden County
Job Title:Superintendent