PETERSBURG CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS Petersburg, Virginia Excellent Virginia School Division Searching for Outstanding Superintendent
The position - The School Board of Petersburg City Schools seeks an outstanding educational leader to serve as Superintendent of Petersburg City Public Schools. The start date for the new superintendent will be on or before July 1, 2019. PCPS is an equal opportunity employer.
The city – Petersburg is a small but very diverse, historical city located twenty miles south of Richmond. Our school division has a rich history and tradition well known for innovative programs. Out of that tradition, exciting and engaging activities abound in our schools every day. Our school division serves approximately 4,300 students with a staff of more than 600 employees. Petersburg City Public Schools is a changing school system in order to become a beacon of hope in a community where education offers a path to a better life. Our community takes great pride in our schools and fosters partnerships that ensure students achieve at their highest potential.
Petersburg’s next superintendent has a great opportunity to work with a visionary School Board, a highly qualified staff, and a supportive community to provide an educational program that enables all students to learn, grow, and prepare for success in a complex and changing world. More information about the district is available at www.petersburg.k12.va.us and on the BWP & Associates' website at www.bwpassociates.com.
Qualifications – The Petersburg City School Board seeks a forward-thinking, dynamic instructional leader who can lead the continued implementation of our Innovate 2022 Strategic Plan. The successful candidate will be known for a commitment to collaboration with the School Board, staff and community, will be visible throughout the schools and community, taking advantage of a positive working relationship between the School Board, City Council and a supportive and engaged community.
Application / selection procedure / salary / licensure - Individuals who wish to be considered for this position will complete an online BWP Applicant Data Form at www.bwpassociates.com. An application file must include a letter of interest indicating reasons for interest in the position, a current résumé, and three letters of reference. Candidates must send these materials electronically with the online Applicant Data Form. Official transcripts will be required from candidates who are invited to interview with the School Board.
Salary for the successful candidate will be regionally competitive. The final salary and benefits for the successful candidate will be negotiated and determined based upon proven experience, qualifications and meeting Board criteria. Applicants are required to hold or provide evidence of eligibility for the Virginia Division Superintendent License. Candidates are encouraged to obtain information about requirements for licensure from the Virginia Department of Education at www.doe.virginia.gov.
Application Deadline – April 26, 2019 - Letters of application and other required materials must be received by BWP & Associates no later than April 26, 2019. The Board expects to finalize the search by May 15, 2019. The new superintendent will officially assume this position on or before July 1, 2019.
BWP search team: Dr. Kevin Castner 434-531-8171 Dr. Wayne Harris 540-761-1488
For more information: www.bwpassociates.com
Internal Number: PET 19-001
About BWP & Associates, Ltd.
BWP & Associates was formed when three successful search firms (Harold Webb & Associates, PNR Associates, and The Bickert Group, Ltd.) merged to offer clients a large national network of experienced consultants. They have conducted over 800 successful executive searches.