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Edgefield County School District

General Information


Job title: Superintendent
Job location: Edgefield, SC 29824 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 03/02/12
Job type: Contract

Job Description

Job description:
The Edgefield County School District has retained the South Carolina School Boards Association to assist in the search for the new superintendent. The Board of Trustees of the Edgefield County School District invites applications and nominations for the position. The anticipated date of hire is on or before July 1, 2012.

The Search
All candidates should be able to demonstrate a proven record of exceptional leadership with the following additional qualifications.
• A leader with a vision of educational excellence, who will work cooperatively wit the Board of Trustees to build relationships with students, staff, parents and the community to achieve academic excellence for all students.
• A leader who has the ability to analyze current situations, initiate appropriate action, inform the Board of Trustees when advisable, and who will provide leadership in the development of short-and long-term goals for the district.
• A visible, accessible, approachable leader who is committed to building mutual respect and trust and serving as a model and mentor among staff.
• An articulate communicator with strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to work creatively, effectively, and visibly with board members, staff, students, parents and the community.
• A person who understands the complexities of school finance, has the ability to interpret educational and financial data, and who will maximize the use of resources in support of the educational programs of the district.
• An administrator with a thorough knowledge of and successful experience in school district management including information technology, staff development, program assessment, accountability measures and school improvement.

The Application
Candidates are requested to submit all of the following:
• A letter of application indicating interest in this position
• A current resume
• Three recent letters of reference within the last six months

Send application materials and direct all inquiries to:

Walter L. Tobin, Consultants, Inc.
Edgefield County School District
P.O. Box 608
Edgefield, SC 29824
(803) 275-4601

Applicants must have a Specialist degree or higher in education with an emphasis on school administration from an accredited college or university; doctorate preferred. Applicants must be eligible for certification as a superintendent in South Carolina. If you do not hold a South Carolina superintendent’s certificate, please contact: The Division of Teacher Quality, South Carolina Department of Education, 3700 Forest Drive, Columbia, SC 29201. 803.734-9929. Applicants will be required to demonstrate their ability to meet all certification requirements prior to interviews being conducted.

Job Requirements

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