Executive Director

Governor Baxter School for the Deaf | Falmouth, ME

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Posted Date 3/18/2020

The Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing/Governor Baxter School for the Deaf (MECDHH/GBSD) with early intervention programs and offices on Mackworth Island (located outside of Portland ME) is charged with the provision of statewide services to individuals who are Deaf and hard of hearing from birth through age twenty. We are seeking an experienced educational leader with a strong commitment to our vision and mission. This leader must have strong communication skills, and support bilingual and bimodal programs as part of a continuum of services.

Responsibilities include:

−To provide leadership in developing and maintaining statewide educational programming and services

−To lead, guide, and direct every member of the administrative, instructional and support services teams

−To be responsible for a system of supervision and evaluation for all staff

−To oversee and administer the use of all facilities, property, and budget

Minimum Qualifications:

−A Master's degree in Deaf Education or a related field with coursework in school administration

−10 years of experience in education (Preschool through Grade12) with at least 5 years in administration and an excellent documented record of effectiveness in leadership

-Such alternatives to the qualifications listed above as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable

A competitive salary and benefits package, including medical/dental insurance, Maine Public Employees Retirement System and paid sick/personal/vacation time, is offered. Position to begin January 1, 2021.

If interested in applying for this position please click the APPLY link next to the Executive Director listing on our Career Opportunities website page. A complete job description is linked to the application.


For questions please email edsearch@mecdhh.org.

PLEASE NOTE: Employment CANNOT be finalized until the applicant has completed requirements for background checks and fingerprinting as required by Maine state statute.

We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings.

Job Type
Administration | Superintendent / Asst. Superintendent
Job Location (County)

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