Principal - New Milford Public Schools
Position: Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Elementary Principal
Job Location: Hill and Plain School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Jan 31, 2019**
District: New Milford Public Schools
New Milford, CT 06776
Telephone: 860-210-2200 EXT 15
Job Description:
The New Milford Public School system is seeking a well qualified educational leader to serve as elementary school principal at Hill and Plain School (Grades PK-2).  This position calls for someone knowledgeable in elementary education and possessing excellent organizational and leadership skills.  The ideal candidate shall demonstrate expertise in scheduling, budgeting and elementary instructional practices and curriculum.  Candidates should also demonstrate an appreciation of the fine and performing arts. 
Go to to complete an online application.  Candidates will need to upload at least 3 signed, current and dated letters of reference (no later than 2016), resume, cover letter, copy of your Connecticut administrative certificate, copies of both your undergraduate and graduate transcripts.  Connecticut certification as an Intermediate Administrator and Supervisor (092)  is necessary for this position.  If you are not currently certified in Connecticut you may go to for more information.  

The Principal reports to the Superintendent, and is responsible for the general operation and leadership of the school.  Major duties include: 
  • coordinate, evaluate and improve the instructional program for all students in the school;
  • supervise and evaluate all certified personnel in the school, and promote the improvement of teacher performance through a systematic program of professional development;
  • promote positive relationships between the school, the parents of its students and the general community; and
  • develop the annual budget request for the school, and manage financial resources as provided through the budget of the Board of Education. 
The successful candidate will be a thoughtful, experienced, educator who demonstrates the following qualities:
  • A personal commitment to public education as an important part of American life;
  • An understanding of the process of human growth and development and the ways in which early childhood education can enhance that process;
  • An appreciation for the qualities of an outstanding teacher;
  • The ability to evaluate and improve educational programs;
  • The ability to resolve conflict;
  • The ability to lead and motivate others;
  • The ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing;
  • The ability to plan and conduct complex activities successfully;
  • Certification (or certifiable) as an elementary school principal in Connecticut (092); and
  • At least five years of successful experience as a teacher is required, along with demonstrated effectiveness as an educational supervisor or administrator.
 Salary:  Salary based on current contract schedule.


** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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