The Madison school district's outgoing director of curriculum and instruction will be an elementary school principal in Randolph next year.
Lee Nittel was appointed principal of Ironia Elementary School by the Randolph Board of Education Tuesday night, according to an announcement on the district's website.
Nittel's hiring in Randolph, where he previously worked as a vice principal, comes after the Madison Board of Education opted not to reappoint him in a split vote in May.
Nittel was vice principal at Randolph Middle School from 2005 to 2008, then worked in Roxbury as principal at Eisenhower Middle School. He was picked to be the director of curriculum and instruction by Madison Superintendent Dr. Michael Rossi in 2011 after they had worked together in Roxbury.
"Mr. Nittel returns to the district as the new principal of Ironia School after several successful years as a principal and curriculum director, and I am thrilled that he is coming back to Randolph," Randolph Schools Superintendent Dr. David M. Browne said in the announcement. "His vast experience as a building and district leader will be an asset to our entire district."
Nittel has a master’s degree in educational administration from Rider University and a bachelor’s degree in music education from Rowan University. He starts the new job July 1.