Principal - Ridgefield Public Schools
Position: Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Elementary Principal
Job Location: Farmingville Elementary
Beginning: Jan 19, 2021
Deadline: Jul 01, 2021**
District: Ridgefield Public Schools
Ridgefield, CT 06877
Telephone: 203-894-5550 EXT 1207
Job Description:
The Ridgefield Public Schools is seeking an experienced, collaborative instructional leader to serve as Principal of Farmingville Elementary School effective July 1, 2021.
The successful candidate will possess:
  • strong collaborative leadership skills to lead teachers, parents and community members in improving student learning outcomes;
  • ability to create shared vision of success for all learners;
  • demonstrated leadership experience focused in capacity building, collaboration, innovation and continuous improvement;
  • commitment to excellence in instructional leadership with content knowledge of best practices in literacy, numeracy, digital fluency, and intervention strategies;
  • high expectations for all students and staff to prepare students for success in global society.
  • Eligibility for Connecticut certification as an Intermediate Administrator. Endorsement 092.
  • A record of superior performance as a teacher and evidence of successful leadership in elementary school.
  • A strong academic record, both undergraduate and graduate.
  • Substantial knowledge of elementary curriculum and instruction, intellectual curiosity, an extensive background in reading and writing, strength in staff development, a respect for children and a love of learning.
  • Experience in assessing student performance, in using data to improve teaching and learning and in using technology as a tool for school management and learning.
  • Ability to take a leadership role in some area of elementary curriculum.
  • Ability to work effectively with students, teachers, parents, administrators and the community.
Twelve-month work year. Annual rate, based on academic preparation and experience, from $158,009 to $181,580.  Added $2,000 for a doctorate.

The Ridgefield Public Schools are committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons.  The District 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. 
An Equal Opportunity -Affirmative Action Employer
Karen Dewing, Title IX Coordinator                                              Dr. Elizabeth Hannaway, Section 504 Coordinator                                                        

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