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1600 W. Lexington Avenue
Winchester, Kentucky

Applications due: June 25, 2021, by 12:00 p.m. EST

Preliminary Timeline: listed below, or you may click here

Link to Apply:

Clark County Schools: P-12 with a student enrollment of 5,475

Contract begins July 1, 2021

District website:

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.

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The Kentucky Association of School Administrators is leading the search process. For all questions, please contact Kathy Fields, Search Consultant, 859-338-3123

Preliminary Timeline

May 24             Board Orientation:

                          Timeline established

                          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