Superintendent Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
Charlotte, North Carolina
Nationally Competitive

Superintendent of Schools
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS)
Charlotte, North Carolina

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District (CMS) in Charlotte, North Carolina is the second largest school district in the state and is seeking a new Superintendent to implement solutions to accelerate student achievement, engage families and the community in student success, and continue to address the challenges to learning presented by the global pandemic. CMS educates more than 141,000 students in 181 schools working with more than 18,000 staff members. CMS is proud of its diverse mix of students who represent 184 countries and speak 204 languages and dialects.

Mecklenburg County offers a spectacular place for living. Charlotte tops the U.S. in millennial population growth and is considered the third-fastest-growing major city in the United States.

As an equal opportunity employer, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education (Board) seeks a candidate who has a solid foundation in instruction and how students learn.  Candidates must have demonstrated experience in improving outcomes and closing opportunity gaps for students of color, multilingual learners, students with disabilities, and students of diverse socio-economic backgrounds. Ideally, candidates will have experience leading and supporting a large, diverse, and distributed workforce with a keen understanding of the need to foster a positive and inclusive culture to advance student and staff success. The Board operates under a Student Outcomes Focused Governance framework.

The Board expects to offer an initial multi-year contract with an annual salary and benefits package that is nationally competitive, and commensurate with experience. The position begins Summer 2023. The application procedure and job requirements can be found on the BWP & Associates website at The application deadline is March 30, 2023.

Please, check for an updated candidate profile on the BWP website the week of March 12, 2023 for more specific details.

BWP Search Team contact:

Dr. Kevin Castner      434-531-8171
Dr. Debra Hill         847-204-0462
Dr. Percy Mack           803-730-9419


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