Galena, Kansas

                                        NOTICE OF SUPERINTENDENCY VACANCY


            Galena Unified School District No. 499, Galena Kansas Board of Education is seeking a highly qualified and fully licensed Superintendent of Schools. The Board wishes to have the successful candidate assume the responsibilities July1, 2019.

Enrollment – 850

Location –Extreme Southeast Kansas ; Five miles West of Joplin, Missouri ; 110 miles East of Tulsa, Oklahoma ; 80 miles West of Springfield, Missouri ; and 150 miles South of Kansas City.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria –

  • A visionary leader with a commitment to excellence and the expertise to motivate others to pursue district goals that achieve high standards of education.
  • A visionary leader who takes pride in their school and has a proven, successful K-12 leadership experience in the education of all students.
  • A moral and ethical leader who is fair, open-minded, and dedicated to high standards of personal conduct for self and district team members.
  • An approachable leader who is visible in the district and community, has an open door policy to all stakeholders, and possesses strong skills in listening, verbal and written communication.
  • A proven business leader with sound financial stewardship of district resources who has experience in creating and administering an educational budget.

Search Timeline –

  • Closing Date for Applications – January 11, 2019
  • Board selects Finalists to interview – January 28, 2019
  • Interviews with Stakeholders and Board – February 4-7, 2019
  • Announce New Galena 499 Superintendent – February 11, 2019

On-Line Application Packet -


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