Superintendent - Missouri Association of Rural Education
Position: Superintendent
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Superintendent of Schools - Rock Port R-II
Job Location: Rock Port R-II School District
Beginning: Jul 01, 2023
Deadline: Dec 28, 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 Rock Port R-II Board of Education to conduct a search for their next Superintendent of Schools.  Rock Port R-II School District is located in Atchison County (Rock Port) in Northwest Missouri.
School District Information:
  • Elementary School - (PK-06)
    • Certified Staff – 27
    • Student Enrollment – 199
  • High School (07-12)
  • Certified Staff - 21
  • Student Enrollment – 160
  • Annual Operating Budget – $ 4,949,599.00
  • Total Tax Levy - $4.9202 (Includes DS of $.8625)
  • Assessed Valuation - $63,701,394.00
  • Reserve Balances – 45.91%
  • Administrators – 3
  • Support Staff – 22
  • MSIP:  Fully Accredited
  • District Operated Transportation
  • District Contracted Food Service – Opaa! Food Management
  • Other Programs:
    • MARE Outstanding Rural School District – 2022-2023
    • Elementary School – National Blue Ribbon School – 2017
    • 4 Day School Week
    • A+ Program/Dual Credit through NWMSU, UMKC & MWSU
    • 1:1 Technology Initiative
    • Project Lead the Way – Distinguished School 2019 & 2021
Application Time Line:
  • Applications must be received by – Wednesday, December 28, 2022
  • Screening to begin – Ongoing during the application period
  • Interviews Tentative Date – January 4th & 5th, 2023
  • Anticipated Hire Date – No later than January 12, 2023
  • Contract Begins – July 1, 2023
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 health insurance and life insurance benefits.
  • Initial multi-year contract will be considered
  • District residency is required within 18 months. 
Application Guidelines:
  • Submit a completed application form and current resume with three letters of reference.
  • Include a cover letter directed to the Rock Port R-II 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 Rock Port R-II on MARE website (
  • Forward application (Email and hard copy!) and support materials to:
    • Rock Port R-II Superintendent Search
    • Attn:  Dr. Michael Jinks, Search Consultant
    • 116 Fairview Avenue
    • Warrensburg, Missouri 64093
  • Other Contact Information:
Rock Port R-II 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 Rock Port R-II 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.