All Other Positions - Hartford Public Schools
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Job Title: Chief Performance Officer
Job Location: The Office of Performance and Accountability
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Hartford Public Schools
Hartford, CT 06103
Telephone: 860-695-8606
Job Description:
The Chief Performance Officer (CPO) will report to the Superintendent and will provide strategic vision, leadership, and direction that enables the district to understand and communicate the student outcomes achieved, the impact of core district strategies, and implications for continued improvement. The CPO will play a vital function by providing data to help inform improvements for students, developing systems and tools to track progress towards district goals and providing the analysis that enables district leaders to have a deeper understanding of the current state, to challenge current assumptions, and to spur reflective dialogue and innovative thinking that move efforts forward more effectively. 

In order to be successful in this role, candidates must demonstrate the following:
  • Proven track record of developing dashboards and data tools for non-technical audiences
  • Five to seven years of management experience in curriculum development, assessment and implementation with significant data analysis and statistical analysis experience or equivalent that proves the required knowledge and skills
  • Significant experience in leading, supervising, and managing comprehensive assessment/ evaluation systems and office administrative leadership experience preferred; school or central office based administrative experience preferred
  • MA or PhD (preferred) in Education Research, Assessment, Measurement, Curriculum Evaluation, or a related field
CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Connecticut Intermediate Administration or Supervision certification (092) is required.
SALARY AND TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  12-Month work year.  Non-Bargaining Grid.  Salary by individual employment contract.
The screening process for highly qualified candidates is immediate, and interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.  To be considered, all internal and external applicants must fully complete a Hartford Public Schools’ online application, which includes the Educator’s Professional Inventory (EPI) assessment.  All candidates must upload requested documents, including:  cover letter, current resume, and three (3) letters of professional reference that were prepared within the last three years.  For internal candidates, one of the three letters of reference is required to be from the applicant’s current principal and/or executive director of school leadership.  To apply, please visit and follow the appropriate link. 

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