Excellent Virginia District
Searching for a Superintendent
The Position: The School Board of Goochland County Public Schools seeks an outstanding educational leader to serve as superintendent of Goochland County Public Schools. The start date for the new superintendent will be on or before August 1, 2023. Goochland County Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer.
The District: Goochland County is strategically located between Richmond and Charlottesville, north of the James River in central Virginia, and is conveniently located within minutes of major East Coast transportation systems. The school division is comprised of five schools, which are all Fully Accredited by the Commonwealth of Virginia. The curriculum emphasizes the core subjects of language arts, math, science and social studies with high emphasis on the use of the latest instructional technology. The division has one high school, one middle school, and three elementary schools. Goochland County Public Schools has a student enrollment of 2,600 supported by 488 employees, of which 234 are teachers. Goochland's next superintendent has a great opportunity to work with a dedicated school board, an excellent staff, and a supportive community to provide an educational program that enables all students to grow, learn, and prepare for success in a complex and changing world. More information about the district is available on the BWP & Associates' website at www.bwpassociates.com. Additional information is available at the system’s website.
Qualifications: The Goochland School Board seeks a forward-thinking, dynamic instructional leader. The successful candidate will be known for a commitment to collaboration with the School Board, staff and community, will be visible throughout the schools and community, taking advantage of a positive working relationship between the School Board, Board of Supervisors, County Administration, and a supportive and engaged community. The new Superintendent will facilitate and engage staff and community to refresh the strategic plan, which outlines a vision for students’ future success.
Application / Selection Procedure / Salary / Licensure: Individuals who wish to be considered for this position will complete an online BWP Applicant Data Form at www.bwpassociates.com. An application file must include a letter of interest indicating reasons for interest in the position, a current resume, and three letters of reference. Candidates must send these materials electronically with the online Applicant Data Form. Official transcripts will be required from candidates who are invited to interview with the school board.
Salary for the successful candidate will be regionally competitive. The final salary and benefits for the successful candidate will be negotiated and determined based upon proven experience, qualifications and meeting Board criteria.
Applicants are required to hold or provide evidence of eligibility for the Virginia Superintendent Certificate. Candidates are encouraged to obtain information about requirements for certification from the State Department of Education at www.doe.virginia.gov.
Application Deadline - May 22, 2023: Letters of application and other required materials must be received by BWP & Associates no later than May 22, 2023. The Board expects to finalize the search by June, 2023. The new superintendent will officially assume this position on August 1 or as soon thereafter as possible.
BWP search team:
Dr. Kevin Castner 434-531-8171
Dr. Wayne Harris 540-761-1488
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