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Springfield Public Schools
Springfield, Massachusetts

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The Springfield Public Schools Committee seeks a collaborative, motivated leader who:

  • Demonstrates excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Shows experience with the development and implementation of curriculum.

  • Demonstrates success in community engagement and involvement.

  • Demonstrates skills in budget development and implementation.

  • Understands and recognizes quality teaching.

  • Demonstrates the ability to develop both short-term and long-term goals.

  • Demonstrates success with technology and digital learning.

  • Shows experience in staff relations, evaluation, and goal setting.

  • Demonstrates the ability to understand the needs of students and staff in a multi-ethnic, multi-racial community with a diverse socio-economic makeup through the lens of equity in decision-making and planning.

  • Possesses knowledge of the collective bargaining process and procedures.

  • Shows familiarity with vocational education.

  • Possesses knowledge of federal and state education laws.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of special education.

  • Shows the ability to build business and educational partnerships.

Salary: Salary for this integral leadership position is commensurate with proven experience and entails an initial three-year term with optional extensions. In addition, a comprehensive benefit package will be included in the ultimate offer for the identified sole finalist. The Springfield Public Schools Committee looks forward to discussing further salary details as the interview process progresses.

Application Qualifications:

  • Licensed or eligible for licensure as a Superintendent of Schools in Massachusetts.

  • Minimum of 10 years in education, including teaching, school building, and central office administrative experience.

  • Master’s degree required; advanced degree preferred (CAGS, PhD, EdD).

  • Demonstrated senior management administrative success in a district-wide position in an urban setting.

  • Applicant agrees to reside in Springfield within one year of hire date.

Qualified candidates may apply for the position of Superintendent of Springfield Public Schools by:

4:30 pm on March 29th, 2024. To begin the application process, visit: and click on Springfield School Committee Search for Superintendent of Schools

For further information, please contact Mr. Glenn Koocher, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Association of School Committees.


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