Date Posted: 10/18/2017
Location: Central Office (Confidential)
Date of Availability: ASAP
Date Closing: Until Filled
New London, Connecticut is a small, vibrant community located on the Connecticut Shoreline. The city encompasses approximately 6 square miles and has a population of just over 25,000 residents.
New London Public Schools is an urban district of approximately 3,700 students with plans to expand to roughly 4,600 students by 2025. The demographics are 50% Hispanic/Latino, 20% Black, 20%White, 10% representing the other reporting categories.
New London Public Schools is in the final phase of its transformation to the first, and only, all-magnet school district in Connecticut. The district design includes four K-12 Magnet pathways serving all New London students and attracting students from over 40 surrounding communities. This transformation includes redesigning academic programs around the four themes: STEM, Arts, Leadership, and Language Culture (including dual language and international programming) magnet programs.
Capital improvement projects are underway. New London Public Schools has four elementary buildings including two recently renovated K-5 campuses. The district will be transitioning to two campuses for grades 6-12 and is embarking on the construction of those middle-high school facilities: a north campus project at $98 million and south campus at $49 million.
Qualifications and Characteristics:
The Board of Education is seeking a leader who can continue the district’s work of transforming to an All-Magnet School district while addressing educational achievement for all students.
The following qualifications are required:
The Following Qualifications are Desired:
Date: October 2017
New London Public Schools
New London, Connecticut
New London Public School District is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Candidates from diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Raise the level of performance consistent throughout school districts nationwide and creates a platform from which all magnet schools can flourish. Magnet Schools of America’s national certification process is designed to recognize the hard work of the best magnet schools in the nation and to help them as they grow.