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Job Title: State School Department Head (35 Hour)
Location: Bridgeport, CT, Cheshire, CT, East Lyme, CT, Enfie, CT United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 04/03/2024
Expire Date: 05/03/2024
Job Categories: Education
Job Description
State School Department Head (35 Hour)
Location Bridgeport, CT, Brooklyn, CT, Cheshire, CT, East Lyme, CT, Enfield, CT, Hartford, CT, Montville, CT, New Haven, CT, Newtown, CT, Somers, CT, Suffield, CT
Date Opened: 4/2/2024 9:30 AM
Salary: $86,736 - $121,886/year
Job Type: Open to the Public
Close Date: 4/12/2024 11:59 PM

The State of Connecticut, Department of Correction (DOC) Unified School District #1 is recruiting for a State School Department Head.

Candidates new to state service will start at step one of the pay plan ($86,736), unless the candidate has their sixth year, in which case they will be placed on step three ($94,046).

What we can offer you
-We take part in a competitive benefits plan which includes:
-Generous paid time off (vacation, sick and personal);
-A Platinum Healthcare Plan, the nation’s best for state employees and dependents, according to a report by Georgetown’s Center on Health Insurance Reform and article by Ellen Andrews, Ph.D.;
-Option to maintain State of Connecticut Teacher Retirement Plan or enroll in the State Employee Retirement System or enroll in the State Employee Retirement System;
-Tuition reimbursement;
-Eligibility to apply for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program meaning you may be eligible to have qualifying student loans forgiven after 10 years of service. Click here for more information.

In addition, the State puts an emphasis on:
-Providing limitless opportunities;
-Hiring for diversity and fresh perspectives;
-Performing meaningful work and;
-Encouraging a healthy work/life balance!

Position Highlights
Unified School District (USD) #1 follows a 12-month school calendar.

The USD #1 is the largest school district in the State; come be a part of something truly exciting and profoundly meaningful. Our USD #1 motto is "Non Sum Qualis Eram" translates into English as, "I am not, what I once was." The belief is that through education, incarcerated individuals will be provided with some of the core tools required to change their path in life.

The State School Department Head is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Education program(s) within one or more Correctional Facilities under the direction of a Principal. He or she will be responsible for:
-Evaluating and supervising staff, programs, and students;
-Promoting a positive school climate and culture;
-Implementing professional development; and
-Building the capacity of others.

This is a full-time position, 35 hours, Monday- Friday. The current vacancies are located at Bridgeport Correctional Institution. This recruitment may also be used to fill future vacancies at facilities across Connecticut:
Bridgeport Correctional Center – Bridgeport, CT
Brooklyn Correctional Institution – Brooklyn, CT
Cheshire Correctional Center - Cheshire, CT
Corrigan Correctional Center - Montville, CT
Cybulski Community Reintegration Center - Enfield, CT
Garner Correctional Institution - Newtown, CT
Hartford Correctional Center - Hartford, CT
MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution - Suffield, CT
Manson Youth Institution - Cheshire, CT
New Haven Correctional Center - New Haven, CT
Osborn Correctional Institution - Somers, CT
Robinson Correctional Institution - Enfield, CT
York Correctional Institution - East Lyme, CT
Qualifications & Requirements
A Master's degree in education or related field plus eighteen (18) semester hours of graduate credit and completion of fifty (50) school months of successful teaching or service employment as identified in State of Connecticut, Regulation of State Board of Education, Sec. 10-145d-574(a - f).

Incumbents are required to possess and retain a Connecticut State Board of Education certification as an Intermediate Administrator/Supervisor.
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The State of Connecticut – Executive Branch employs thousands of dedicated professionals, committed to providing a safe and thriving environment for our community, and visitors. As a small state, we have so much to offer – education, employment, culture, travel, nature, history and recreation - each of these opportunities positively impact our citizens and businesses. While Hartford is Connecticut’s state capital and home to many of our agency offices, we are proud to offer positions located throughout the state. Some of our most popular work sites are located in Bridgeport, Enfield, Middletown, New Haven, Torrington, and with a higher demand throughout the Fairfield County. We are seeking to hire employees for locations statewide who find inspiration in our culture and values, specifically: - Committed to making an impact - Serving the public through meaningful work - Seeking limitless opportunities to grow - Enjoy a work/life balance (with competitive benefits) - Interested in diversity and fresh perspectives If you can see yourself contributing to our vision, we encourage you to apply to join us!
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