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Superintendent of Schools

Laurel School District | Laurel MS 39441 USA | Full Time - 12 Month | Revised: 09/15/2017

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The Laurel School District seeks a forward-thinking, enthusiastic, and proven leader to guide the district to new levels of high student achievement. The Superintendent of Schools serves as the chief executive officer of the school district and is responsible to the Board of Trustees for ensuring compliance with all board policies, Mississippi State Board of Education rules and regulations, and state and federal laws.

All applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on October 13, 2017. The successful candidate will assume leadership of the Laurel School District on or before January 1, 2018.

The Superintendent of Schools serves as the chief executive officer of the school district and is responsible to the Board of Trustees for ensuring compliance with all board policies, Mississippi State Board of Education rules and regulations, and state and federal laws. Candidates will be evaluated on their professional merits, with emphasis on the following criteria:

  • Holds a valid Mississippi administrative license or eligibility to obtain one
  • Has classroom or administrative experience of not less than six years which shall include at least three years of administrative experience as a school building principal (1) in a school with an “A” or “B” accountability rating, (2) in a school that increased its accountability rating by a letter grade during the period in which the candidate was employed as principal at the school, (3) in a school with comparable accountability rating or improvement in another state which shall be verified by the Mississippi Department of Education, or (4) served as a superintendent or assistant superintendent within the last five years.
  • Uses a team management approach
  • Values community input and has the ability to develop and sustain the support and trust of the community.
  • Can delegate wisely
  • Demonstrates concern for students
  • Is goal oriented
  • Has experience in long-range strategic planning
  • Is able to select and evaluate staff
  • Demonstrates good communication skills
  • Can develop a climate of trust and openness
  • Is able to develop a vision of where the school district should be in the future and can articulate the vision to all stakeholders
  • Has a proven track record of moving a district forward academically

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Location Laurel, MS, United States
Categories CEO/Superintendent/President
Organization Type Public School

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