Principal - Darien Public Schools
Position: Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Middle School Principal
Job Location: Middlesex Middle School
Beginning: Jul 01, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Darien Public Schools
Darien, CT 06820
Telephone: 203-656-7406
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Job Description:
VACANCY:              Middlesex Middle School Principal (12 month position)

EFFECTIVE:           July 1, 2024

REPORTS TO:       Superintendent of Schools

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Connecticut certification as an Intermediate Administrator (Endorsement 092)
  • Demonstrated successful leadership experience
  • Strong understanding of curriculum and instruction
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Clear and effective communication skills
  • Ability to create and maintain a supportive school climate
  • Such additions or alternatives to the above qualifications as may be appropriate and acceptable
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:   Per Contract between the Darien Board of Education and the Darien Administrators Association

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Internal candidates (current employees of the Darien Public Schools) must submit an internal application via Applitrack, including a current resume and cover letter addressed to Marjorie Cion, Director of Human Resources. Apply at www.darienps.org, District Information, Departments, Human Resources, Employment Opportunities.
External candidates must submit an electronic application via Applitrack:  www.darienps.org, District Information, Departments, Employment Opportunities.  Supporting documentation, such as a cover letter, resume, teaching and administrator certificate(s), transcripts, and three letters of recommendation, must be uploaded to the electronic application.  Paper and emailed application materials will not be accepted from external candidates.
Applications will be reviewed as received.

Posting will close at the end of business on May 27, 2024


NONDISCRIMINATION STATEMENT
 
Darien Public Schools is committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons and equal access to Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups.  Darien Public Schools does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.  The Darien Public Schools does not unlawfully discriminate in employment and licensing against qualified persons with a prior criminal conviction. Inquiries regarding Darien Public Schools nondiscrimination policies should be directed to: Marjorie B. Cion, Director of Human Resources, mcion@darienps.org, 203-656-7406, Board of Education Offices, 35 Leroy Avenue, Darien, CT 06820.

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