Superintendent - Center School District #58
Position: Superintendent
Subject Area: (none)
Job Location: Center School District- Kansas City, MO
Beginning: Nov 20, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Center School District #58
Kansas City, MO 64131
Telephone: 816-349-3352
Job Description:
The Center School District seeks a new superintendent who is passionate about serving  a small urban public school district that enjoys extensive community support as evidenced by a $48 million dollar bond issue that passed with overwhelming voter approval.  The district is nestled in a diverse community and serves 2600 students in seven schools.  Center School District is located entirely within the boundaries of Kansas City, Missouri, and has ready access to the rich culture and broad resources of the city.   Center’s community is very active with deep historical ties to the district’s schools.
Center School District has a long tradition of providing all students with challenging academics, full extracurricular offerings and other experiences to enhance the quality of the education and the lives of the students in the district.  Their pathways programs are exemplary and the high school has been recognized as one of America’s Best High Schools (bronze) by U.S. News and World Report.   Because of the diversity of our community, we seek candidates with strong cultural competencies, who will authentically value the full humanity of all of our community members.
The successful candidate will have a strategic vision and the ability to create an environment that respects, inspires and supports the academic, social and emotional development of our students.   Our superintendent must have a proven track record of student academic growth and achievement and the ability to direct and inspire the leaders of our district  to work collaboratively with staff, students, and the community.  Leadership experience in an urban setting is highly preferred.  The successful candidate must have or be eligible for the Missouri superintendent certificate and agree to reside in the district within the first year of employment.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, initial screening begins in early December.  To apply send your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Warletta Brookins at

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