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Superintendent of Schools
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North Plainfield Public Schools

Superintendent of Schools

Located 25 miles from Manhattan in Somerset County, NJ, the North Plainfield School District is a diverse, progressive community with approximately 3300 students In Pre-K through Grade 12 and a current budget of approximately $60 million. The district has three elementary schools, an intermediate school (grades 5-6), a middle school (grades 7-8), and a high school. Each school has its own unique academic programs and electives designed to promote the development of each student's individual potential. All school goals are directly linked to North Plainfield's overall vision for the development and growth of our students.

The Board of Education seeks an exceptional leader with excellent collaborative skills and a proven track record of being able to partner openly and effectively with other school administrators, staff, parents, and the community. The ideal candidate must be able to lead effectively within a collaborative, inclusive, multicultural school and community environment, and be dedicated to continuing progressive growth of the district.

Experience as a Superintendent is strongly preferred, but more essential is the candidate's track record of being a leader who is a visible presence in the schools and partners well with staff, school administrators, and the Board of Education. He or she must also have a passion for demonstrating the ability to nurture productive relationships with all stakeholder groups and the community as a whole.


  • NJ School Administrative Certification or Certification of Eligibility
  • Minimum of 5 years combined experience as a Superintendent and/or Building Principal, preferred
  • Classroom teaching experience
  • An earned doctorate is desirable

Salary commensurate with education and experience, subject to New Jersey state regulations.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action

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