Successor Superintendent: Verona, NJ
The Verona Public Schools seeks an outstanding educational leader to serve as successor Superintendent of Schools beginning on or before April 1, 2022.
Located in Essex County, NJ, the Township of Verona is known as a great place for commerce and to raise a family. Incorporated in 1907, Verona is located in the valley between the First and Second Watchung Mountains. One of the most striking features of the town is Verona Park. The 54-acre park was originally designed by the Olmstead Brothers, and features twin lakes, a picturesque bridge, boathouse, event center, trails, and many playgrounds.
The Verona Public Schools serve approximately 2,300 students in grades pre-K - 12 in 6 schools. The key values of the Verona Public School Community include integrity, accountability, respect, teamwork, creativity, resilience, passion, and wellness. The Board, staff, and community are committed to acting in the best interest of all students, respecting the individuality of students, developing long-term financial plans, making data-informed decisions, favoring action, and rejecting mediocrity.
The schools in Verona are highly ranked on every list relating to quality education, including academics, school safety, and quality arts and athletic programming. The board members are looking for an innovative leader who will partner with the supportive community to inspire students to be creative, critical thinkers, and compassionate global citizens.
The Board is seeking an experienced, transparent, and collaborative executive level educator with exemplary K-12 leadership experience and unifying skills. For specific leadership skills please refer to the Desired Successor Superintendent Characteristics for the Verona Township Public Schools. The successful candidate must possess a New Jersey School Administrator Certificate or be immediately eligible for the same.
A multi-year contract will be offered with a salary in the range of $217,000 per annum subject to negotiation based on qualifications and experience. All interested candidates should apply through the link on this website. Applications will be received through January 7, 2022.