SUPERINTENDENT JOB DESCRIPTION
In keeping with the mission statement of South Adams Schools, the Superintendent oversees the district operations, working closely with administrators at each school, to create and implement school policies, supervise employment of staff, and divide resources, all in the interest of student success.
Areas in which the Superintendent’s direct involvement is necessary include budget development and fiscal management, contract negotiation, student achievement evaluation, instructional program review, facility management, and regular communication with the Board.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Superintendent is directly responsible to the Board for the performance of the following assigned duties and responsibilities:
- Keep the Board informed of school operation by preparing monthly Board agendas, providing oral and written communication, scheduling management team committee meetings, and requesting special Board meetings that become necessary to keep the Board properly informed
- Ensure that all aspects of Corporation comply with State laws and rules/regulations, as well as Board contracts and policies
- Establish and maintain a written educational plan required by law and consistent with the educational goals adopted by the Board
- Ensure proper implementation of the current Corporation-wide instructional plan as it applies to each building
- Strive to increase the efficient use of Corporation resources in the daily operations of the schools
- Enforce the school attendance laws
- Assign staff to achieve the maximum benefit toward the attainment of educational goals
- Analyze the results of instructional program development as it applies to the Board’s educational goals
- Recommend changes in instructional or staffing patterns based on an analysis of staff and program progress
- Develop personal capabilities in personnel strategies and facility management
- Work cooperatively with the Board and administrative staff
- Strive toward the highest standards of personal conduct
- Perform such other duties as the Board may direct
• Valid Indiana Superintendent License, equivalent, or proven ability to qualify for a State License
• Doctoral Degree preferred, but not required
• Teaching experience, preferably in more than one grade level.
• Administration experience, preferably both as a school building and central office administrator.
Application can be found at: