by Bill Cleary
(CNBNEWS.NET) Gloucester City School Superintendent Paul Spaventa, photo, was notified last night at the Board of Education meeting that he will have to look for a new job at the end of the next school year. Spaventa is in the third year of a four year agreement with the district. The vote was 5-3 in favor of not renewing his contract.
Spaventa assumed control of the City school district on January 1, 2008 replacing Mary Stansky. His starting salary was $145,000. His salary for the 2011-2012 school year would be around $172,000. Prior to coming to Gloucester City he was the superintendent of the Mt. Holly School District. Spaventa is a former superintendent in Clementon, a former vice principal in Gloucester Township and at Gateway Regional and a former teacher in Collingswood.