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BOARD OF EDUCATION VACANCY

posted Mar 19, 2017, 5:46 PM by Leslie Koller   [ updated Mar 30, 2017, 10:13 AM ]
The Position:  
The Mount Ephraim Board of Education is seeking a qualified candidate for membership to the Board.  The Board, within the powers delegated to it by law, is the policy-making legislative branch of the school district. 

This term will run until December 31, 2017.  

If the person appointed to this position wishes to serve after this date, he or she will have to register with Camden County Board of Elections to run for the remainder of this three-year term through December 31, 2018. Deadline for filing to be included in the November 2017 election is July 31, 2017.

Qualifications:
To become a member of a local board of education in New Jersey, you must—
  • Be able to read and write
  • Hold U.S. citizenship
  • Be a resident of Mount Ephraim municipality for at least (1) year preceding the date of appointment
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be registered to vote in the distric
  • Have no interest in any contract with, or claim against, the board
  • Not hold office as mayor or member of the municipal governing body or, in the case of county school districts, the county governing body
  • Not simultaneously hold two elective offices
  • Not be disqualified from membership for the conviction of certain crimes. (Within 30 days of election or appointment to the board, a member must undergo a criminal history background investigation through the state Department of Education.)
To Apply: 
Any qualified Mount Ephraim resident interested in serving the children of our school district should submit a letter of interest to:

Mount Ephraim Board of Education
William Gerson - Board Secretary
225 West Kings Highway
Mount Ephraim, NJ  08059

Letters of application will be accepted through Friday, March 31, 2017 until 4:00 p.m.

The Board of Education will review all qualifying applicants and will be conducting personal interviews the evening of Monday, April 10, 2017.

EOE
(This posting will be included on the District website, Facebook, and in two local papers per statute.)

Information about what being a BOE Member entails can be found by clicking HERE.