Acton Boxborough Regional School District

Acton , Massachusetts

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The Acton-Boxborough Regional School District invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Superintendent of Schools.

The Acton-Boxborough Regional School District is a comprehensive, PreK-12 school system serving the communities of Acton and Boxborough, which are located about 20 miles north-west of Boston. The towns of Acton and Boxborough are deliberate choices for residents and educators seeking the best educational opportunities. The Acton and Boxborough communities strongly support excellence in public education and are truly dedicated to instilling a passion for learning.

The Acton-Boxborough mission is to develop engaged, well-balanced learners through collaborative, caring relationships. The District prioritizes students’ social and emotional well-being while supporting them to excel academically and through extensive and diverse extra-curricular opportunities. Serving approximately 5,700 students, the district is comprised of nine schools: an Early Childhood Program, six elementary schools, one junior high school, and one high school. The FY 2018 school district budget is $86 million.

Qualifications: Licensed as a superintendent of schools in Massachusetts or eligibility for licensure is required; Master’s degree required, Doctorate preferred; previous elementary or secondary teaching experience and central office or building based administrative experience required. A commitment to continuing a strong culture of transparency, trust and respect is required. A comprehensive understanding of, and proven success in, issues relating to special education, school finance, curriculum development, and interest-based bargaining is expected. The successful candidate will develop a vision that includes technology and partnerships in a progressive school system.

The Acton-Boxborough Regional School Committee is prepared to offer a competitive contract, regionally competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, along with a generous benefits package. The deadline for submitting applications is January 19, 2018. Preliminary interviews begin on or about February 1, 2018. The start date for this position is on or around July 1, 2018.

Interested candidates should contact: Dr. Sally Dias/Dr. Anthony Bent, Acton-Boxborough RSD Superintendent Search, New England School Development Council, 28 Lord Road, Marlborough, MA 01752
Phone: 508-481-9444; Email:

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