Superintendent of Schools - Taconic Hills Central School District (*SEARCH EXTENDED*)
Questar III BOCES
Location: Craryville, New York
Type: Full Time
Taconic Hills CSD is seeking an exceptional leader with a vision for the future. Our superintendent works in partnership with the Board of Education to support programs and services that reflect the diverse needs of our school community. The preferred characteristics of the successful candidate will include:
Experience as a teacher, building principal, central office administrator or superintendent (and is certified or eligible for certification as a NYS school district administrator).
Experience working in a similar school system and familiarity with Columbia County.
A demonstrated record of implementing best practices in school district leadership and operations, including raising student achievement and attracting and retaining staff.
Outstanding communication skills and the ability to collaborate, and mediate and negotiate conflict when necessary.
A strategic thinker who is approachable, outgoing, visible, and vested in the school community.
A collaborative leadership style built upon integrity, trust, and ethical decision-making.
The ability to clearly articulate the school district’s mission and goals and put students first.
A commitment to approaching situations with an open-mind and creative and innovative problem-solving.
The Board of Education will offer a competitive salary with an attractive benefits package based on professional qualifications and a record of accomplishment. Please send a letter of interest, completed application with essay, current resume, academic transcripts, and copies of administrative certification(s) to Dr. Gladys I. Cruz, District Superintendent, Questar III BOCES, 10 Empire St. Blvd., Castleton, NY 12033, or via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Questar III BOCES delivers more than 275 educational and administrative services to 23 school districts in Rensselaer, Columbia, and Greene Counties in the State of New York. Questar III also provides statewide services to more than 640 school districts across the NYS.
Questar III is an extension of local school districts and reflects the needs of its component districts. Questar III provides opportunities for districts to save money through services such as cooperative purchasing, business office support, health and safety, IT and communications. By utilizing BOCES, districts become immediately connected to a vast network of education and industry professionals. This ensures support with regional knowledge in addition to a concern for localized goals. The collaborations BOCES initiate help to close gaps in student achievement.
The Questar III Mission:
Changing lives, realizing dreams and doing together what can’t be done alone.