Superintendent - Missouri Association of Rural Education
Position: Superintendent
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Superintendent of Schools - Wellington-Napoleon R-IX School District
Job Location: Wellington-Napoleon R-IX School District
Beginning: Jul 01, 2022
Deadline: Feb 04, 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 Wellington-Napoleon     R-IX Board of Education to conduct a search for their next Superintendent of Schools.  The district  is located in Lafayette County (Wellington) in West Central Missouri.
School District Information:
  • Elementary Schools - 1 (PK-05)
    • Certified Staff – 23
    • Student Enrollment – 186
  • High School (06-12)
  • Certified Staff - 24
  • Student Enrollment - 218
  • Annual Operating Budget – $ 5,032,656.00
  • Total Tax Levy - $4.4732 ($.8859 Debt Service included)
  • Assessed Valuation - $30,254,830.00
  • Reserve Balances – 26.55%
  • Administrators – 4
  • Support Staff – 21
  • MSIP:  Fully Accredited
  • District Contracted Transportation (Lexington Diesel)
  • District Operated Food Service
  • Other Programs:
    • Parents as Teachers Program/ECSE Program
    • FBLA, FFA, FCCLA, Esports
    • A+ Program/Dual Enrollment
    • Online Courses Offered - LAUNCH
    • PLC
    • Lex La Ray Technical Career Center
Application Time Line:
  • Applications must be received by – February 4, 2022
  • Screening to begin – Ongoing during the application period
  • Interviews Tentative Date – February 10-11, 2022
  • Anticipated Hire Date – On or before February 18, 2022
  • Contract Begins – July 1, 2022
Salary/Benefits Information:
  • Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Salary Range:  $95,000-$120,000.
  • Administrative experience required/ Central Office administrative experience preferred.
  • Missouri Superintendent’s Certificate or eligibility thereof required
  • Board paid insurance benefits including health and life. 
  • Initial multi-year contract will be offered.
  • District residency is preferred.
Application Guidelines:
  • Submit a completed application form and current resume with three letters of reference.
  • Include a cover letter directed to the Wellington-Napoleon R-IX 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 Wellington-Napoleon R-IX on MARE website (
  • Forward application (Email and hard copy!) and support materials to:
    • Wellington-Napoleon R-IX Superintendent Search
    • Attn:  Dr. Mike Jinks, Search Consultant
    • 116 Fairview Avenue
    • Warrensburg, Missouri  64093
  • Other Contact Information:
Wellington-Napoleon R-IX 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 Wellington-Napoleon R-IX 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.
**** REAP Applicants: If you want to notify the school district of your interest in this job, click here.