Perth Amboy Public Schools
The Perth Amboy Board of Education has a vacancy for the following position: High School Principal (Effective July 1, 2019)
The Perth Amboy Board of Education is seeking an outstanding educator and leader for the position of High School Principal. Perth Amboy is an urban community located in Middlesex County. Perth Amboy High School has a student population of about 1800 total students. Our High School is in the midst of a transformative period that includes:
An increase in graduation rate from 64% to 80%.
A total of 114 students earning the distinguished Seal of Biliteracy in 2017-2018.
A brand new state of the art Media Center and Guidance Suite.
The creation of one of a kind Communication Academy, with plans to open a Health Sciences Academy in 2019-2020.
The building of a brand new 250-million-dollar High School set to open in 2024.
The successful candidate shall possess:
NJ Principal's certification or certificate of eligibility;
Previous experience as a High School Principal with a proven background and understanding of 9-12 curriculum. Doctorate degree preferred;
Demonstrate leadership and the ability to facilitate a climate of teamwork and innovation;
Proven skills in communication, interpersonal relations, school safety and building management;
Proven record of working effectively with students, staff, parents and community.
Salary and Benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience.
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer