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Sunnybrook School District 171 |  IL 60001 USA | Full Time - 12 Month | Revised: 11/09/2012

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The Board of Education for Sunnybrook School District 171 seeks a dynamic educational leader for a diverse community located in the south suburbs of Chicago covering two villages, Lansing and Lynwood, Illinois. Sunnybrook is an elementary district with two schools; Nathan Hale (Early Childhood-Grade 4) and Heritage Middle School (Grades 5-8). The school district has 1047 students and an approved balanced budget for the 2012-13 school year. The district seeks a leader possessing the following characteristics:

An engaged community collaborator who:
• Values the benefits of a diverse community and student population
• Understands the needs and interests of the communities served by the District
• Seeks to communicate with and involve all stakeholder groups regarding decisions impacting the District
• Is a consensus builder with the staff, parents, and community organizations in order to move the District forward in the best interests of the children it serves

A knowledgeable instructional leader who:
• Is an advocate of all children and seeks to improve student performance across all subgroups
• Understands the specific needs of minority and ELL students with a desire to provide the services and programs to meet their unique needs
• Is aware of the changes in instructional practice and assessment approaches being required by the Common Core Standards
• Values the use of instructional technology to meet the needs of students

A competent financial manager who:
• Understands Illinois fiscal and budgetary requirements
• Can plan for the long-term financial health of the District
• Guides the support services required for the smooth daily operation of the District
• Can be decisive, when needed

With regard to leadership experiences and accomplishments, the successful candidate should:
• Be certified or eligible to be certified as a superintendent in the State of Illinois
• Have teaching and leadership experience in a district with similar demographics
• Have proven track record of success in improving student learning
• Possess unquestionable integrity and ethics

The position begins on July 1, 2013. Competitive compensation. Screening of applications in mid-January, 2013. For application information or to apply visit
Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates
HYA Executive Search Division, ECRA Group, Inc.
5600 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
An Equal Opportunity Employer

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Location IL, United States
Categories CEO/Superintendent/President
Organization Type Public School

Location Maptop

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