Superintendent - Licking R-VIII School District
Position: Superintendent
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Superintendent
Job Location: Licking R-VIII School District
Beginning: Jul 01, 2023
Deadline: Nov 14, 2022**
District: Licking R-VIII School District
Licking, MO 65542
Telephone: 573-674-4064
Job Description:
Licking R-VIII School District is seeking applications for Superintendent of Schools for the 2023-2024 school year. Licking R-VIII School District is in Licking, MO, approximately 35 miles south of Rolla, and approximately 35 miles east of St. Robert. Licking is in Texas County and has a population of 2,612, according to the 2020 census. The largest employers in the community are Licking R-VIII School District, South Central Correctional Center, and Intercounty Electric Cooperative. The district is supported by many local small businesses.

Licking R-VIII School District has an approximate enrollment of 850 students, grades PreK-12. The district employs approximately 135 people, with approximately 70 of those as classroom teachers. The district’s assessed valuation is $52,823,387. The district has a budget just over $9 million. The district's transportation fleet consists of 17 buses, covering10 bus routes, and three school vehicles. Licking R-VIII School District is proud of its rich tradition of progressive educational opportunities, exceptional extra-curricular programs, beautiful natural scenery, and small town comforts.

Position Information:
Salary Range: $95,000-$110,000
Initial Contract: Negotiable
Superintendent Certification or Proof of Eligibility of Certification Required
District Residency Required

Applications Must Include:
Completed Application
Copies of all University Transcripts
Documentation of Missouri Superintendent’s Certification or Eligibility of Certification
Minimum of Three Letters of Recommendation
Other information as deemed appropriate by candidate

Application Submission:
Applications found at must be submitted to Superintendent Cristina Wright.
Postal Mail --125 College Avenue, Licking, MO 65542
Email –
Questions regarding the position or submission of applications should be directed to Superintendent Cristina Wright at (573) 674-2911.

Search Timeline:
Application Deadline: Week of November 14, 2022
Interviews: Week of November 28, 2022
Date of Board Action for Employment: December 12, 2022
Contract Beginning Date: July 1, 2023
Licking R-VIII School District is an equal opportunity employer.

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