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Principal Search Re-Opened (Grades K-4)
Jess Lewis
Monday, March 18, 2019

Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School Principal (Grades K-4)

The Ellsworth School Department is accepting applications for an outstanding leadership opportunity.

We are seeking candidates who:

  • Demonstrate commitment to excellence in education and in meeting the needs of all students;
  • Have previous successful elementary school leadership experience;
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead and inspire students and staff to high levels of achievement;
  • Demonstrate a commitment to student-centered proficiency-based education;
  • Have successful experience in effective staff evaluation practices; (Familiarity with the Marshall model a plus);
  • Demonstrate the ability to inspire trust and confidence in students, staff, and community;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of effective instruction, and assessment practices;
  • Demonstrate knowledge and successful experience in data-driven decision-making;
  • Demonstrate the ability to work as a member of a strong leadership team; and
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop appropriate and respectful professional relationships with all stakeholders

The successful candidate will hold current Maine Department of Education certification 040.

The Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School is a PK -8 public school with a combined enrollment of approximately 840 students and staff of approximately 110.  In addition to the K-4 Principal position, EEMS also has a Supervising Principal for grades 5-8 and an Assistant Principal-Athletic Director for grades K-8.  The school is located in the city of Ellsworth, a vibrant and growing community, located at the crossroads of Downeast Maine.  The Ellsworth School Department also operates Ellsworth High School, Hancock County Technical Center, and the Ellsworth Adult Education Program

An application is may be obtained by contacting:

Teresa Austin, Administrative Assistant at or at (207) 664-7100

Or at our website at

Completed packets should be returned to:

Office of the Superintendent 

66 Main Street, Suite 201

Ellsworth, ME  04605

Tel (207) 664-7100


Closing date for Applications:  April 4th, 2019

The Ellsworth School Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.