Superintendent Vacancy – Announcement

125 Stewart Avenue
Gray, Georgia 31032
The Jones County Board of Education is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Superintendent of Schools. Applications will be accepted through 3:00pm, March 12, 2021.
Please include 5 copies of your portfolio.
The Superintendent of Schools serves as the chief executive officer of the school system and is responsible to the Board of Education for ensuring compliance with all board policies, Georgia Board of Education rules and regulations, and state and federal laws. Candidates will be evaluated on their professional merits.
The following qualifications are mandatory:
  • Holds a current and valid Georgia Leadership Certificate at the L-6 level or higher
  • Has school administrative/leadership experience in a position that requires leadership certification
  • Holds high expectations of students in the areas of academics, discipline, and extracurricular involvement
  • Exhibits good moral character, not convicted of any crime involving moral turpitude
  • Has experience as a classroom teacher, as a principal and/or central office administrator.

The following qualifications are preferred:

  • Resides or will reside in Jones County
  • Has previous experience as a principal and/or central office administrator
  • Possesses outstanding leadership skills in administration, curriculum, instruction, and personnel management
  • Has a record of sound fiscal management, including budgeting and educational finance
  • Maintains high expectations of personnel in the areas of leadership, professional conduct, and support of the school system
  • Is recognized as a good communicator and public speaker with good oral and written communication skills
  • Is active and visible in the school system and the community
  • Possesses the ability to delegate
A current vita and letter of interest must be addressed and sent, via certified mail, to:
Superintendent Search, Jones County Schools
c/o Mr. Charles Newberry, Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 844Gray, GA 31032
The letter of interest should include specific skills, qualifications, and experiences that address the areas as listed above. The deadline for submission is 3:00pm, March 12, 2021.
Deadline for receipt of application documents –March 12, 2021. Applications will reside with Mr. Charles Newberry until 4:00pm that day.
New Superintendent appointed –Board decision
New Superintendent assumes office –June 1, 2021(tentative and negotiable)

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