The Forest Grove School District Board of Directors is seeking a highly qualified, outstanding educational leader to serve as superintendent. The successful candidate must have proven leadership skills, demonstrated success as an administrator/instructional leader, excellent communication and fiscal skills and also exhibit a high level of personal and professional integrity.
Forest Grove School District is a growing school district educating nearly 6,000 students from pre-school through 12th grade. There are six elementary schools, one upper elementary school, one middle school and one high school. Forest Grove School District enjoys a positive, strong working relationship with more than 600 full- and part-time staff members. As a minority-majority district, with approximately 52 percent Hispanic students, FGSD celebrates diversity.
Students can find just about anything they are excited about among the many opportunities the district offers: Fully 1:1 with digital devices; Dual credit opportunities through Willamette Promise; 28 Advanced Placement courses (seventh to 12th grade); Opportunity to graduate with a minor in Spanish through AP Spanish track; and, a rapidly growing Career and Technical Education program, highlighted by the award-winning Viking House Program (ninth- to 12th-grade students build and sell a home).
The school district serves the diverse, multi-cultural communities of Forest Grove, Cornelius, Dilley and Gales Creek, covering about 200 square miles. Located in Washington County in scenic northwest Oregon, an area of hills, forests and vineyards, Forest Grove is home to more than 24,000 people and growing. Forest Grove is also the home of Pacific University which was the first university west of the Mississippi. It is a wonderful place to live with an abundance of nearby recreational opportunities: golf, hiking, fishing, cycling, 40 minutes to downtown Portland and just an hour to the Oregon coast.
The successful candidate must hold or qualify for an Oregon administrator’s license. For more information on the opening and/or to apply for the position, visit www.osba.org/execjobs and click on the Forest Grove School District job posting.
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