The students, staff and parents of Savanna Oaks Middle school in the Verona Area School District are looking for an exceptional leader to serve as their next principal. Savanna Oaks Middle school is a 6-8 attendance area school located within the City of Fitchburg, Wisconsin and is part of the Verona Area School District. There are many reasons why Savanna Oaks is an incredible school. One of those reasons is the diversity of the students that call Savanna Oaks their school. Of the 564 students. who attend Savanna Oaks, 37% are students of color, 13% are students who are linguistically diverse, 10% are students with special needs and 28% are students whose families receive assistance with meal costs.
The Savanna Oaks principalship is an awesome opportunity for the right person with a demonstrated ability to ensure equitable outcomes for all students. Savanna Oaks serves students from geographically separated areas of our District drawing from parts of nearby neighborhoods as well from the City of Verona and other rural areas. Nearly 85% of the Savanna Oaks students are eligible to ride the bus. The dedicated, well-trained and hard-working staff is a mix of highly experienced and those new to the profession who are eager to work collaboratively with each other and their next principal.
How to Apply: Apply online at www.verona.k12.wi.us by completing the WECAN application; attaching a resume, cover letter and three (3) letters of recommendation that are no more than two years old. Additionally, you must submit a personal purpose statement of no more than 150 words as a separate attachment included with your application materials. Failure to provide a complete application will eliminate you from consideration.
Contact Administrator: Laurie Burgos, Assistant Superintendent for Academic Services, 608-845-4312 or at email@example.com
Deadline: 5 p.m., Sunday, February 16, 2020
The Verona Area School District is an Equal Opportunity Educator/Employer. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
If you want to be considered for this position, you must have and be able to demonstrate the following dispositions:
Exceptional Service to clients (all students, staff, parents)
Understanding the critical importance of effective communication including a commitment to listening
Commitment to distributed leadership
Commitment to collaboration
Commitment to equity
Commitment to continuous improvement
Commitment to personalized learning for all students
Commitment to exceptional outcomes for all students
Commitment to professional development of self and staff
Additionally, you must be able to demonstrate you have provided leadership that resulted in action and deliverables in the following areas: (this means if you are chosen for an interview, you will need to provide us evidence of results in the following areas)
Increases in achievement for each student;
Removing barriers to learning for historically underserved students;
Equitable learning experiences for students, staff and parents;
Effective use of processes related to student behavior;
Collaboration with staff and parents;
Effective communication, listening, collaboration and relationship building skills;
Designing and providing professional staff development;
Strategic thinking and planning;
Use of data to drive decisions of process and practice
Problem finding and solving; and
Bilingual skills are highly valued but not a requirement for this position.
Additional Salary Information: Salary, Benefits, Length of Contract: This position works a 260-day (12 month) contract with starting compensation that is negotiable but will be no less than $123,076 with an exceptional benefits package.
About Verona Area School District
The Verona Area School District, a community of learners, values and supports educational excellence. To foster the joy of learning and to prepare students for future challenges, we set rigorous academic and creative expectations for each student. Students, in turn, must show they meet these expectations.