Madison Metropolitan School District Searching for Superintendent
The Position – The Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) continues to seek a strong educational leader who is deeply committed to equity to serve as Superintendent of Schools. The next Superintendent will have the opportunity to work with a dedicated school board, an engaged community, and a highly accomplished staff that is doing transformative work to ensure that Black children and youth thrive and every student graduates ready for college, career and community. The start date for the new Superintendent is on or before August 1, 2020. MMSD is an equal opportunity employer that strongly encourages candidates of color and women to apply.
The District – The Madison Metropolitan School District has a simple but bold vision - that every school will be a thriving school that prepares every student to graduate from high school ready for college, career and community. After making major gains and setting a strong foundation through its first strategic framework, the district is now embarking on it’s new, updated Strategic Framework, aimed at transformational change. That strategy starts with three goals: that all students achieve academically, that all students and adults thrive in positive school climates and that African American children and youth excel. We are committed to anti-racism and Black Excellence, and we are on the move to do right for all of our children.
The Madison Metropolitan School District is the second largest school district in Wisconsin. The district serves a beautifully diverse population of more than 27,000 students. More than half are students of color, and nearly half come from low income households. Nearing one third are English Language Learners and dozens of other languages are spoken. Madison schools are committed to making this district a place where every child thrives.
More information about the district is available on the BWP & Associates website at www.bwpassociates.com. Additional information is available on the district’s website, https://www.mmsd.org.
Qualifications / Licensure – The Madison Metropolitan School District School Board seeks a transformative educational leader for equity, collaborative manager, and an effective communicator who has had experience in a similar position.
Licensure – Applicants are required to hold or provide evidence of eligibility for a Wisconsin Superintendent License. Candidates are encouraged to obtain information about requirements for certification from the Wisconsin Department of Instruction at https://dpi.wi.gov/.
Application / Selection Procedure / Salary - Individuals who wish to be considered for this position should complete an online BWP Applicant Data Form at www.bwpassociates.com.
An application file must include a letter of interest, a current resume, 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 MMSD School Board.
The salary and benefits for the successful candidate will be nationally competitive, negotiated and determined upon proven experience, qualifications and meeting specific Board criteria.
The target date for the superintendent to officially assume this position is August 1, 2020.
Application Deadline May 30, 2020 - Letters of application and other required materials must be received by BWP & Associates no later than May 30, 2020. The Board expects to finalize the search by June, 2020.
BWP search team: Dr. Kevin Castner 434-531-8171 Dr. Debra Hill 847-204-0462
For more information: www.bwpassociates.com
Internal Number: MMSD 19-002
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.