The Cato-Meridian Board of Education is seeking a community- oriented leader with a wide range of experiences, skills and competencies to fill the position of Superintendent of Schools effective on or about January 2018.
Have a thorough understanding, and experience in educational administration, including public school finance and education law.
Have a proven track record of implementing positive organizational management and instructional leadership.
Demonstrate the ability to communicate complex information that engages the community in proactive dialogue.
Hold or be eligible for a New York State School District Administrator’s Certificate.
Be committed to a philosophy of high personal expectations that transmits to administration, faculty, staff, and all students.
Possess strong communication skills, particularly with the school staff, community and Board of Education.
Demonstrate critical problem-solving skills based on a foundation of integrity.
Have the ability to coalesce and build consensus from disparate points of views.
Be energetic, a positive thinker and possess a good sense of humor.
Demonstrate an affection for rural communities and be willing to engage in a long-term commitment to the school district.
Demonstrate strong participation in school and community activities.
Remain focused on our main purpose: to educate children.
Residency is preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Residency is preferred.