Hoosic Valley CSD is seeking a superintendent eager to work with the Board of Education and larger community to raise academic achievement and to support programs and services that reflect the needs of our school community. Located in northern Rensselaer County, the school district serves 940 students in two buildings.
Our superintendent must be able to:
clearly articulate a strategic vision for the future of our school district;
meet the challenges facing small, rural school districts with ingenuity, optimism and energy;
harvest the opportunities provided by a small, rural school district by embracing the “smallness” of our school community and leveraging internal/external resources to increase academic achievement and to unleash innovation and creativity;
build and guide a strong, cohesive teaching and administrative team and motivate them to achieve the district’s vision and goals;
explore, implement and sustain creative approaches and ideas that expand academic opportunities for our students, including the enhanced use of technology;
provide instructional and ethical leadership that supports a student-centered environment that engages all learners;
lead by example through effective communications, high visibility and a willingness to invest in our community; and,
implement best practices in curriculum, instruction, assessment, data analysis, professional development, school finance, human resources, capital projects and strategic planning.
Please send a letter of interest, completed application, essay, current resume, placement folder, academic transcripts and copies of administrative certificate(s) to Dr. Gladys I. Cruz, District Superintendent, Questar III, 10 Empire State Blvd., Castleton, NY 12033. The application and brochure are available on the school district’s website at https://www.hoosicvalley.k12.ny.us/district/superintendent_search. The deadline for applications is December 3, 2018. An Equal Opportunity Employer.