The Board of Trustees of Mountain Valley Unified School District invites qualified, successful leaders to apply for the position of District Superintendent/Principal. The ideal candidate will be someone who has appreciation for rural education and the benefits of living in a remote community. They should also have strong leadership skills, be an excellent communicator, and have good interpersonal skills. Someone with a strong background in Multi-Tiered Systems of Support and alternative discipline is preferred. The successful candidate will need to understand that he/she will wear many hats, as is the case in a small, rural school district.
All applicants must mail the following items to arrive by the closing date, Friday, February 21, 2020, (5:00 p.m.), to be considered.
A completed Application Information Form. (Please complete as instructed: do not complete by stating “see attached resume”. The Application Form and Brochure may be downloaded from our website, www.mvusd.us/superintendent.
A personal letter of application stating the reasons for interest in the Mountain Valley Unified School District Superintendent/Principal position.
A resume providing biographical background information about educational preparation, experience, and achievements.
A placement file and/or three (3) current letters of professional references.
SALARY: Competitive and Negotiable. Based on qualifications and experience, but not less than $105,000 plus fringe benefit package.
All application packets are sent to:
Mountain Valley Unified School District Debbie Miller, Superintendent P.O. Box 339 Hayfork, CA 96041
About Mountain Valley Unified School District
Mountain Valley Unified School District is located in Trinity County in the northwest part of California. The district is located 105 miles inland from Eureka and is 63 miles west of Redding. The Mountain Valley Unified School District serves approximately 292 students from Kindergarten through Adult Education. The district is comprised of three sites: a K-8 elementary (Hayfork Elementary-200 students), a 9-12 necessary small high school (Hayfork High-81 students), and a continuation high school (Valley High- 8 students), in addition to a small adult education program. The District covers 650 square miles and is the second largest school district in Trinity County. 80% of our students are on the free and/or reduced lunch program. The District’s ethnic breakdown is 57% White; 3.5% Native American Indian; 9% Hispanic; 20% Asian; and 10% two or more races. Homeless students total 14%, English Learners are 14% and Special Education is 10%. The current general budget is approximately $5.5 million.
The District emphasizes a rigorous and relevant curriculum. The “standards-based education” focuses on defined expectations at each grade level in each subject area. The district staff is committed to pursuing excellence in education with a challenging curriculum for all students.