The St. John the Baptist Parish School Board seeks to appoint a proven leader with a track record of success as its next Superintendent of Schools. The successful candidate will be tasked with successfully leading 10 schools, 3 program sites and nearly 6,000 students. Applications for the position are currently being accepted, and it is the hope of the Board to hire the successful candidate by January 1, 2020.
Applicants must be certified (or eligible for immediate certification) by the Louisiana Department of Education to serve as a school superintendent in Louisiana. The Board will offer a comprehensive, multi-year contract. Compensation will be commensurate with experience of the successful candidate and requirements of the position. A minimum base salary range of $165,000 has been established for the position. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to earn additional compensation for successful performance.
The deadline to apply for the position is September 23, 2019. Interested persons may obtain the job application by visiting our website at www.stjohn.k12.la.us. Completed applications with a cover letter must be mailed to: St. John Superintendent Search, P.O. Drawer 526, Reserve, Louisiana 70084. The cover letter should explain why the applicant is the ideal candidate for the position. Only applications received by mail at the post office drawer and postmarked by September 23, 2019 will be considered. Please note that applications for this position are considered public records in Louisiana and are subject to release upon request to the media or other interested parties.
About St. John the Baptist Public Schools
St. John the Baptist Parish is the “Heart of the River Parishes,” those communities located along the Mississippi River between New Orleans and Baton Rouge. It’s an area rich in culture, history and industry. Our school district prides itself on being an important part of this community and a leader in the education of all children in St. John the Baptist Parish. We have truly adopted the motto “As One” and see educating every child as a partnership between educators, parents and the entire community. The St. John the Baptist Parish Public School District is the parish’s largest employer, providing more than 900 jobs, and educates approximately 6,000 students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade on 11 campuses. We further partner with a network of local childcare centers to ensure children in St. John the Baptist Parish are getting the care and education they need beginning as early as infants.