Assistant Superintendent - Springfield R-XII
Position: Assistant Superintendent
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Deputy Superintendent of Academics
Job Location: Springfield R-12 Public Schools
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Springfield R-XII
Springfield, MO 65802
Telephone: 417-523-4647
Job Description:
Deputy Superintendent - Academics
Job Title:  Deputy Superintendent - Academics
Reports to:  Superintendent
Work Schedule/FLSA Status:  Exempt, per contract agreement
Social Security Contribution:  Ineligible
Salary:  $160,000-$200,000
Purpose Statement
The Springfield, Missouri Public School District is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Deputy Superintendent - Academics.  The Springfield School District is Missouri’s largest public school district and has built a reputation of academic excellence based on the outstanding performance of our students and schools. About 25,000 students attend 36 elementary schools, an intermediate school, 9 middle schools, 5 high schools, and a variety of alternative education and choice programs.
The Deputy Superintendent - Academics is responsible for supporting the execution of the district’s vision and direction for improving instructional quality for all students by developing engaging learning experiences for all students. Lead the aligned integration of the district’s curriculum and instruction, assessment, professional learning, and language and cultural services teams with the goal of developing powerful and engaging experiences for all students. Support schools by developing instructional programs designed to improve achievement and ensuring high quality instructional tools and systems are available to teachers and school leaders. 

Education and Experience
  • Master’s degree in job-related area, required;
  • Doctorate degree in job-related area, preferred.
Five years’ of recent and relevant school leadership experience within a specialized field with increasing levels of responsibility is required, with proven experience leading effective teams, individuals, managing organizational change and initiating key innovations.
Miscellaneous Requirements
  • Background clearance, the results of which must be satisfactory to the District, required
Certificates and Licenses
  • Educator Certification as required by the MO Department of Education, required. 

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.