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Henry County Public Schools



IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: School Board of Henry County

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under the oversight of the School Board, the superintendent is responsible for the instruction, personnel, financial planning and management, assessment and accountability, community relations and communication, and decision-making and management of the public school division. The superintendent communicates a clear vision of educational excellence and continuous improvement consistent with the goals of the School Board’s Strategic Plan. The superintendent promotes a healthy organizational climate characterized by mutual trust, respect and open communication. The superintendent ensures that school division practices, activities, and decisions are lawful, prudent and ethical.Essential FunctionsAs chief executive officer of the School Board, the superintendent

  • attends School Board meetings,
  • implements School Board policies and ensures that they are posted on the division’s website,
  • reports to the School Board about the status of programs, personnel and operations of the school division,
  • recommends actions to the School Board,
  • facilitates communication between the School Board and school division personnel,
  • assists the chairman in developing the agenda of meetings of the School Board, and develops regulations as directed by the School Board.

As the educational leader of the Board, the superintendent

  • supervises the principals and assistant superintendents,
  • oversees planning and evaluation of curriculum and instruction,
  • develops procedures for adopting textbooks and other instructional materials,
  • visits schools on a regular basis, and
  • maintains a current knowledge of developments in curriculum and instruction.

The superintendent enforces school laws and regulations, including by

  • observing directions and regulations prescribed by the Superintendent of Public Instruction or Board of Education,
  • reporting information to the Superintendent of Public Instruction as required,
  • promptly distributing all reports, forms, laws and regulations received from the Superintendent of Public Instruction,
  • enforcing school laws, regulations and decisions of the Superintendent of Public Instruction and of the Board of Education, and
  • developing and maintaining procedures, guidelines and regulations to implement School Board policy.

The superintendent oversees staff personnel management, including by

  • organizing recruitment of personnel,
  • reassigning personnel in accordance with School Board policy,
  • administering personnel policies and programs,
  • upon request of the School Board, surveying the school division at least annually to identify critical shortage of teachers and administrative personnel by subject matter and school bus drivers and reporting such critical shortages to the School Board, the Superintendent of Public Instruction, and the Virginia Retirement System;
  • supervising evaluation of personnel, and
  • providing for maintenance of up-to-date job descriptions for all personnel.

The superintendent oversees facility management, including by

  • preparing long- and short-range plans for facilities and sites,
  • providing for the maintenance of school property and safety of personnel and property,
  • inspecting, or providing for the inspection of, school property on a regular basis,
  • overseeing the utilization of school property,
  • monitoring any construction, renovation and demolition of school facilities,
  • representing the school division before local or state agencies which control building requirements or provide financing for buildings, and
  • closing public school buildings which appear to be unfit for occupancy.

The superintendent oversees financial management by

  • preparing the budget for School Board approval,
  • ensuring that expenditures are within the limits approved by the School Board,
  • reporting to the School Board on the financial condition of the division,
  • establishing procedures for procurement of equipment and supplies, and
  • ensuring that an accurate record of all receipts and disbursements of school funds is kept.

The superintendent directs community relations activities, including by

  • articulating educational programs and needs to the community,
  • responding to concerns expressed in the community,
  • maintaining contact with the news media,
  • participating in community affairs, and
  • involving the community in planning and problem solving for the school division.

The superintendent oversees pupil personnel services by

  • monitoring pupil personnel services,
  • providing for an adequate pupil record system,
  • implementing policies and programs relating to behavior and discipline of pupils,
  • maintaining programs for the health and safety of pupils, and
  • facilitating communication between the school division and community agencies.

Education And ExperienceThe superintendent performs other duties as required.

  • Has or is able to attain a Postgraduate Professional License with an endorsement in Administration and Supervision PreK-12 and a Division Superintendent License.
  • Minimum of three (3) years successful experience as a building-level administrator in a public school system and five (5) years successful experience in teaching.
  • Experience working as a central office administrator and additional studies beyond the master’s degree in curriculum or school administration is preferred.
  • Doctorate degree in educational administration or educational leadership preferred.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.This is light work requiring the exertion of up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects, and some light work requiring the exertion of up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Work requires reaching, pushing, and pulling, use of hands to grasp, handle or feel, fine manipulation, and repetitive motions. Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels. Visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operation of office equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities. The worker is not subject to adverse environmental conditions.


DISCLAIMER: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required to employees to this job.This position will be posted until filled.Henry County Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Due to limited funds, Henry County Public Schools is unable to sponsor Visas.

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