1600 W. Lexington Avenue
Applications due: June 25, 2021, by 12:00 p.m. EST
Preliminary Timeline: listed below, or you may click here
Clark County Schools: P-12 with a student enrollment of 5,475
Contract begins July 1, 2021
District website: www2.clarkschools.net
The Clark County Board of Education, Winchester, Kentucky, is seeking a highly skilled leader to become the district’s next superintendent. He/she must be student centered, have expertise with effective teaching, learning and assessment practices, and must demonstrate an understanding of all facets of the superintendent’s role, including school finance, personnel law, healthy and safe school environments, and the ability to effectively delegate authority. In addition, this individual must demonstrate excellent communication skills and ability to bring people together to serve the children and families of Clark County.
Clark County Schools, located in the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky, serves 5,475 students in preschool through 12th grade. The district is comprised of nine schools: Clark Co. Preschool, Strode Station Elementary, Shearer Elementary, Justice Elementary, Conkwright Elementary, Baker Intermediate, Campbell Junior High, Phoenix Academy, GRC High School and the Area Technology Center.
Clark County is a beautiful community surrounded by the rolling farmlands, historic sites, and is home to the Winchester Campus of Bluegrass Community and Technical College.
Clark County is part of the Lexington-Fayette Kentucky metropolitan area, providing multiple entertainment and recreational opportunities.
The Kentucky Association of School Administrators is leading the search process. For all questions, please contact Kathy Fields, Search Consultant, 859-338-3123
May 24 Board Orientation:
Job posting approved
May 25 Job posted: KDE, KASA, Clark Co. websites
May 27 Community survey link posted on school and district websites
June 2 Minority election ends
June 7 Community survey closes
June 14 Screening Committee Orientation
June 14 Special Called Board work session (review survey results, establish qualities, designate number of applicants expected to interview)
June 25 Application closes (12:00pm)
July 6 Screening Committee meets to review applications
July 12 Screening Committee meets to recommend applicants
July 12 Special Called Board meeting:
Receive Screening Committee recommendations
Add or delete applicants
Formulate interview questions and strategy for interview
Set interview dates
July 13-16 Finalist for interviews complete Gallup Strength Finder
July 19 Strength Finder results to Board
July 19-30 Interviews (follow up as needed); Finalist Showcase; contract negotiations
Aug. 2-13 Special Called Board meeting to announce new superintendent