The students, staff and parents of Country View Elementary School in the Verona Area School District are looking for an exceptional leader to serve as their next principal. Country View Elementary school is a K-5 attendance area school located within the City of Verona, Wisconsin and is part of the Verona Area School District. Country View Elementary school is an incredible school for so many reasons. One of those reasons is the diversity of children that call Country View their school. Of the 503 students who attend; 40% are students of color, 11% are students are linguistically diverse, 6% are students with special needs and 30% are students whose families receive assistance with meal costs. Additionally, 20% of our School District’s children who are experiencing homelessness attend Country View. There are so many opportunities for the future principal of Country View to enrich the lives of our students.
The Country View principalship is an awesome opportunity for the right person with a demonstrated ability to ensure equitable outcomes for all students. Country View serves students from geographically separated areas of our District drawing from parts of Fitchburg as well as nearby neighborhoods. Many incoming kindergartners are already readers; many incoming kindergartners struggle with letter recognition. 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. Finally, many Country View parents are highly engaged and desiring a partnership with 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 an attachment to your application materials. Failure to provide a complete application will eliminate you from consideration.
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 children
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 $117,295 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.