The School Community
    The Upper Saddle River School District is located in Bergen County, about 25 miles north of New York City, and neighbors the towns of Saddle River, Allendale, Ho-Ho-Kus, and Ramsey. Upper Saddle River is known for its excellent school system for PreK through 8th grade, and its students attend Northern Highlands Regional High School, one of the state’s most highly regarded high schools. The USR school community cultivates a positive and supportive atmosphere where creativity is encouraged, ideas are explored and developed, and lifelong learning is highly valued. The Board of Education is committed to further enhancing the exemplary education provided for all district students and requires a candidate who:

    • Exhibits strong, visionary leadership with a proven track record as a results-driven administrator;
    • Possesses  exceptionally strong interpersonal and communication skills;
    • Brings building-level administrative experience and a successful background in teaching or a related field;
    • Demonstrates the ability to work collaboratively while fostering a culture of mutual respect and trust with students, staff, parents, and community; and
    • Recognizes and effectively manages the complexities of a high-expectation community.


    A complete profile of the desired characteristics of the successful candidate as well as a timeline for the search process can be found at https//www.usrschoolsk8.com. All candidates must be eligible for a New Jersey Department of Education School Administrator certification. The final candidate will be offered a competitive compensation package commensurate with experience and NJ State guidelines.

    All candidates are asked to send a cover letter describing how they meet the above criteria, together with their resume by:
     9 PM Thursday, June 6, 2024, to:

    Strategic Educational Advantage
    Attn: Dr. Michael Kuchar and Dr. Frank Auriemma

    The Upper Saddle River Public School District is an EEO employer