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Margaretville Vacancy Announcement

                                                                      Margaretville Central School District
                                                                  Superintendent Vacancy Announcement

The Margaretville Central School District (NY) Board of Education is seeking an educational leader with a strong record of accomplishments as an administrator and teacher.

The Board and stakeholders have identified the following as the most desirable traits, skills, and characteristics for the next Superintendent:
  Experience as a leader and teacher in rural school district
Visible, engaged and invested in the schools and community
  Effective, proactive communicator
  Focused on the “whole student” and willing to meet students “where they are”
  Team player and inclusive decision-maker
  Financial experience
  Open-minded and fair
  Committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  Innovative leader
  NYS SDA/SDL certificate required

The Board and stakeholders have identified the following as priorities for the next Superintendent:
  Challenges presented by declining enrollment
  Long-term capital needs
  Continue to develop strong academic (college and career), extracurricular, and social-emotional opportunities/programs for students
  Build an effective Board and Superintendent governance team
  Attract and retain a strong workforce
  Develop collaborative relationships with parents, staff and the community

The Margaretville CSD is located in the Catskill mountains, between Kingston and Oneonta on the Route 28 corridor. The District is comprised of a single PK-12 school with a current enrollment of 344 students. Recently, the District began implementing AP courses with a five-year goal of providing students access to the Capstone Diploma. A summer enrichment program allows students in grades 5-12 to complete hands-on learning experiences with interest-based topics including: crochet, macrame, cooking, environmental science, music, drama, fitness, and hiking. Students participate in a variety of arts programming, extracurricular activities, and interscholastic sports. With a high school graduation rate that is consistently 90% or higher, Margaretville has earned a “bronze” rating from US News and World Reports for excellent schools with similar demographics. The region provides a wide array of cultural and recreational opportunities.

Salary: Regionally competitive depending on experience and qualifications

Anticipated Start Date: On or about September 1, 2022

Application Process: The application and disclosure form can be found here. A completed application, current resume, cover letter highlighting qualifications in relation to the vacancy notice, five letters of recommendation, five letters of reference and evidence of NYSED SDA/SDL certification are required. Applications close at 3:00 pm on July 1, 2022. Please send all documents as PDFs to [email protected] All candidates will be notified upon receipt of their application.

Inquiries: Interested candidates are encouraged to contact the consultants in advance of applying. Dr. Thomas Ramming, [email protected]; Dr. Teresa Lawrence, PMP, [email protected]
General inquiries should be sent to: [email protected]
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