Superintendent - Missouri Association of Rural Education
Position: Superintendent
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Superintendent of Schools - Prairie Home R-V
Job Location: Prairie Home R-V School District
Beginning: Jul 01, 2022
Deadline: Feb 07, 2022**
District: Missouri Association of Rural Education
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Telephone: 660-747-8050
Job Description:
The Missouri Association of Rural Education has been retained by the Prairie Home R-V Board of Education to conduct a search for their next Superintendent of Schools.  Prairie Home R-V School District is located in Cooper County (Prairie Home) in West Central Missouri.
School District Information:
        • Elementary Schools - 1 (K-06)
  • Certified Staff - 8
  • Student Enrollment - 67
        • High School - 1 (07-12)
  • Certified Staff - 12
  • Student Enrollment - 81
  • Annual Operating Budget – $ 2,033,029.00
  • Total Tax Levy - $4.8439 ($ .4664 Debt Service included)
  • Assessed Valuation - $15,846,630.00
  • Reserve Balances – 67.31%
  • Administrators – 2
  • Support Staff – 14
  • MSIP:  Fully Accredited
  • District Operated Transportation
  • District Operated Food Service
  • Other Programs:
    • Parents as Teachers Program
    • BETA, STUCO, Yearbook, Leo's
    • A+ Program
    • Online Courses Offered - Edmentum
    • Dual Enrollment
    • Boonslick Technical Education Center (BTEC)
Application Time Line:
  • Applications must be received by – February 7, 2022
  • Screening to begin – Ongoing during the application period
  • Interviews Tentative Date – February 9-15, 2022
  • Anticipated Hire Date – February 16, 2022
  • Contract Begins – July 1, 2022
Salary/Benefits Information:
  • Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Salary Range:  $80,000-$95,000.
  • Administrative experience required.
  • Central Office administrative experience preferred.
  • Board paid health insurance benefits.
  • Initial two-year contract MAY be considered.
Application Guidelines:
  • Submit a completed application form and current resume with three letters of reference.
  • Include a cover letter directed to the Prairie Home R-V Board of Education – Describe reasons for interest in the position and provide a record of significant accomplishments over the past five years.
  • Provide evidence of Missouri Superintendent Certificate (copy of certificate).
  • Provide transcripts and current placement papers or credentials.
  • Include any other supporting documents that would enhance the application file.
  • Please note that the Selected finalist will provide a copy of his/her most recent background check prior to official employment.
Application Procedure:
  • Download application for Prairie Home R-V on MARE website (
  • Forward application (Email and hard copy!) and support materials to:
    • Prairie Home R-V Superintendent Search
    • Attn:  Dr. Jerry Cochran, Search Consultant
    • Post Office Box 271
    • Cole Camp, Missouri  65325
  • Other Contact Information:
Prairie Home R-V is an equal opportunity employer.  Refer to announcement for contact information.  Applicants are asked to NOT make direct contact with the board of education members. Initial applications will be kept confidential, however, all applications, letters of reference, resumes, transcripts, credentials, etc. for the purpose of this application process will, upon receipt, become the sole property of the Prairie Home R-V Board of Education, and shall remain their property indefinitely.

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