Shorewood schools will welcome three new teachers to its classrooms next year with officials approving their hires Tuesday night.
The School Board also gave the go-ahead to begin locating candidates for numerous other teaching and administrative positions.
The hires include new math teacher Steven Andris, family and consumer education teacher Heather Clancy — both at the high school — and district theater teacher Joe King.
King will take over Shorewood's renowned theater department in the wake of .
Officials gave the OK to start the search process for several other positions, including:
- Full-time director of instruction
- Full-time high school campus supervisor aide
- Full-time high school academic laboratory aide
- Part-time elementary orchestra teacher
- Two full-time high school teachers
- Full-time sixth-grade teacher
- Two full-time K5 instructional aides
A preliminary budget called for a salary of $110,000 salary and $35,700 benefits package for the director of instruction position, $32,869 for a campus supervisor aide and tutor hall aide and $53,390 to add staff for the district’s growing orchestra program.
Several principals currently share the role of director of instruction.
The board had to pass a resolution supporting the search process for these positions because the .
Not approved Tuesday were searches for two other proposed positions included in the delayed preliminary budget — a full-time development/marketing director at a cost of $75,000, and a computer technician at $70,000.
The retirement of special education teacher Sandy Strande was also approved. from Shorewood earlier this year. .
Shorewood expects to save $257,615, not including Strande's retirement, due to staff turnover.