Dover Public Schools | Dover, NJ


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Posted Date 9/21/2022
Expiration Date10/30/2022

The Dover Public Schools located in Morris County, NJ, a PK-12 grade school district serving 3600 students, is seeking a motivated and dedicated individual for the full-time position of Elementary School Principal. 
This is a 12-month position with an available start date of November 1, 2022 or sooner. 

The successful candidate will possess a vision of opportunity for all students and a leadership philosophy that supports school staff in their work of providing such opportunities for each young learner.  Critical to this position is an ability to assess changing needs and promote a culture of responsiveness both programmatically and in relationships with both students and staff.  

Communication, passion, drive, authenticity, community-building, and reflection all are hallmarks and critical attributes of the incoming Elementary School educational leader who is ready to make change and affect the lives of the students, parents, and teachers this leader will serve.




Must hold a NJ Principal Certification or CE

Experience in an elementary learning environment

Previous successful administrative experience, at the building level, preferred

Knowledge in the areas of bilingual and special education instruction

Knowledge of student support services

Prior Title I management and oversight

Experience with the development of school budgets and school schedules

Proficient in use of technology & able to provide instructional technology support to staff

Possess strong human relations, problem solving, decision-making & communication skills

Possess a strong ability to lead in a collaborative team environment

Start Date: 
November 1, 2022 or sooner

Application Procedure:

Applications are ONLY being accepted via   

No phone calls, email, or fax applications are accepted. Please address your cover letter to Dr. James McLaughlin, Superintendent.

Dover Public Schools in an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.


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