Current Superintendent Searches

If you would like to be notified when superintendent positions become available, please e-mail Gina G. Patterson, executive director, at gina@vsba.org.

Important Notice: The Virginia School Boards Association is assisting the school boards below with the search process. Candidates should not make contact with individual school board members. Inquiries should be directed to Gina G. Patterson, executive director, Virginia School Boards Association, 200 Hansen Road, Charlottesville, VA 22911, 434-295-8722, or gina@vsba.org.


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To view a list of all positions that are currently accepting applications, please visit http://applitrack.com/vsba/onlineapp   Applications for specific positions are linked below when available.


Madison County Public Schools

Application will be available January 2, 2018

The School Board of Madison County (VA) Public Schools invites applications and nominations for the position of Superintendent.

THE COUNTY

Madison County is located in Central Virginia. The county was established in 1792 and is located off of Route 29, 30 miles north of Charlottesville and 90 miles south of Washington DC. A significant portion of Madison County is within the Shenandoah National Park and features hiking and biking trails as well as a wide-variety of other outdoor activities.

THE DIVISION

Mission: Madison County Public Schools, a student-centered and community-supported school division, ensures a superior education through innovative practice in a changing world.

Schools: 1 high school, 1 middle school, 2 elementary schools

Total Student Enrollment: 1795

Total Division Budget: $20,288,100

Full Time Employees:  285

On-time Graduation Rate: 96.5

Web Site: https://www2.madisonschools.k12.va.us/

QUALIFICATIONS

The board has established the following qualifications for the next superintendent of Madison County Public Schools:

  • Residency in the school division within a year is strongly preferred.
  • Experience as a classroom teacher and as a principal are required.
  • An earned doctorate is preferred.
  • Experience as a superintendent, associate/assistant superintendent, or central office administrator is preferred.

Leadership and Management Skills:  The successful candidate is a team player who is comfortable with shared decision-making and invites multiple perspectives. He or she is a decisive leader, a visionary and creative thinker who motivates and inspires those he or she leads.

Personal Characteristics:  The successful candidate is an effective communicator. He or she must be a good listener, accessible, consistent, caring, trustworthy, and enthusiastic.

Board-Superintendent Relations:  The successful candidate mediates and accommodates different perspectives, provides options and recommendations to the Board and understands differences between policy and administration and acts accordingly.

Staff Relations:  The successful candidate creates an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect, maintains open channels of communication, encourages and supports staff development, and manages staff fairly and effectively.

Community Relations:  The successful candidate advocates for the schools and communicates effectively on private and public levels.  He or she inspires community confidence through consistent presence in the schools, school activities, and the community.

School Finance:  The successful candidate lobbies for school funding on behalf of the school division, develops and explains the rationale for the budget – including areas for both increased funding and cuts – to the Board and local officials, and offers creative funding solutions.

Areas of Expertise:  The successful candidate has expertise in curriculum and instruction, school reform (e.g. strategic planning, innovation, etc.), budget, and finance.

Candidates must meet the legal requirements to be licensed or be eligible for licensure as a superintendent in Virginia. Questions concerning the eligibility requirement should be directed to Patty S. Pitts, Office of Professional Licensure, State Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120, Telephone: (804) 371-2522.

SALARY

Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The Virginia School Boards Association is assisting the Madison County School Board with the search process. Candidates should not make contact with individual school board members. Inquiries should be directed to Gina G. Patterson, executive director, Virginia School Boards Association, 200 Hansen Road, Charlottesville, VA 22911, 434-295-8722, or gina@vsba.org.


Newport News City Public Schools

Application will be available January 29, 2018

The Newport News City School Board (VA) invites applications and nominations for the position of division superintendent. The anticipated start date of the new superintendent is July 1, 2018.
 

CITY INFORMATION
The City of Newport News sits on a prime vantage point where the James River meets the Chesapeake Bay. The city runs approximately 23 miles along the James River and the Hampton Roads Harbor. Steeped in history, ours is a community of diverse trades including shipbuilding, technological research and international commerce.

THE SCHOOL DIVISION
Our Mission: Ensuring that all students graduate college, career and citizen-ready.

Core Values: Our belief system encompasses our core values: Our promise to make every student college, career and citizen-ready, our belief that smart is something you become, and our commitment to STAND together for Youth Development

Student Population: 29,197

Division’s Budget for 2017-2018: $305.7M

Total Number of Employees: 5,268

Student Per Pupil Expenditure as budgeted for FY18: $11,503

5 Early Childhood Centers

24 Elementary Schools

7 Middle Schools

1 Middle/High Combination School

5 High Schools

Magnet & Specialty Programs at the elementary, middle and high school level with focuses in areas such as, environmental science, communication and performing arts, aviation, global studies, math and science, and technology and engineering.

  • 5 elementary magnet programs
  • 3 middle school magnet programs
  • 5 high school magnet programs
  • 3 specialty programs (An Achievable Dream, Point Option and IB Program at Warwick HS)

Number of Advanced Placement Courses Offered: All students have open access to 37 courses in 22 subject areas

Teacher Population: 2,096

Elementary school teachers with Master’s Degrees & Higher: 617

Middle school teachers with Master’s Degrees & Higher: 221

 High school teachers with Master’s Degrees & Higher: 319

Curriculum & Instruction Coaches & Specialists:  12

National Board Certified Teachers: 53

Web Site: http://sbo.nn.k12.va.us/

The VSBA is assisting the Newport News City School Board with the search process. Candidates should not make personal contact with members of the School Board. Inquiries about the position should be directed to Gina Patterson, executive director, Virginia School Boards Association, at 434-295-8722 or gina@vsba.org


Manassas City Public Schools

Application will be available January 22, 2018

The Manassas City School Board (VA) invites applications and nominations for the position of division superintendent. The anticipated start date of the new superintendent is July 1, 2018.


CITY INFORMATION
Manassas City is an independent city in Northern Virginia thirty miles west of Washington, DC. Manassas City is known for its history, museums, art, and vibrant downtown. Manassas is located off I-66 and US 29 and covers 9.9 square miles. 

THE SCHOOL DIVISION
Manassas City Public Schools, in collaboration with families, employees, and community members, provides a safe and innovative learning environment that inspires, engages, and challenges all students.

Schools:  1 high school, 1 middle school, 2 Intermediate Schools and 5 elementary schools

Specialty programs:

Osbourn High School – The Governor’s School @ Innovation Park; Governor’s STEM Academy@OHS

Elementary Theme Schools

Weems Elementary School – Talents and Gifts Program (TAG)

Haydon Elementary – Spanish Dual Immersion School

Baldwin Elementary – Project Lead the Way STEM School

Osbourn High School and Metz Middle School are 1:1 blended learning environments

Total Student Enrollment: 7,776

Full Time Employees: 958   Division Employees: 1055

On-time Graduation Rate: 78.4

Web Site: http://www.mcpsva.org

The VSBA is assisting the Manassas City School Board with the search process. Candidates should not make personal contact with members of the School Board. Inquiries about the position should be directed to Gina Patterson, executive director, Virginia School Boards Association, at 434-295-8722 or gina@vsba.org. 


To be notified when Superintendent Searches are available, please contact Samantha Bosserman, director of communications and board development at samantha@vsba.org or 1-800-446-8722. 


Eligibility Requirements for Virginia Superintendents
IMPORTANT NOTE: To be appointed as a superintendent in VIRGINIA, one must be listed on the "Eligible List of Division Superintendents" approved by the Virginia Board of Education or possess necessary qualifications for certification. For information regarding this list, contact Ms. Patty Pitts, Office of Professional Licensure, State Dept. of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120, telephone (804) 225-2022.

Guidelines for Uniform Performance Standards and Evaluation Criteria for Superintendents


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