District: 
Mexico 59 School District

The Missouri Association of Rural Education has been retained by the Mexico 59 Board of Education to conduct a search for their next Superintendent of Schools.  Mexico 59 School District is located in Audrain County in Northeast Missouri.

School District Information:

  • Early Learning Center (PK-K)
  • Certified Staff - 24
  • Student Enrollment - 376
  • Elementary (1-5) - 2 Schools
    • Certified Staff – 69
    • Student Enrollment – 850
  • Middle School (6-8)
  • Certified Staff - 39
  • Student Enrollment - 541
  • High School (9-12)
  • Certified Staff - 50
  • Student Enrollment - 695
  • Career Center
  • Certified Staff - 16
  • Student Enrollment - Shared with High School
  • Annual Operating Budget – $26,112,009.00
  • Total Tax Levy - $4.4087 ($.8691 Debt Service included)
  • Assessed Valuation - $214,289,064.00
  • Reserve Balances – 40.17%
  • Administrators – 21
  • Support Staff – 145
  • MSIP:  Fully Accredited
  • District Operated Transportation
  • District Operated Food Service
  • Other Programs:
    • Parents as Teachers Program
    • PK Program
    • FBLA, SkillsUSA, Project Lead the Way, FFA, eSports Programs
    • A+ Program
    • Dual Credit - MACC
    • Mexico Education Center - Davis H. Hart Career Center

 

 

Application Time Line:

  • Applications must be received by – January 31, 2020
  • Screening to begin – Ongoing during the application period
  • Interviews Tentative Date – Week of February 10-14, 2020
  • Anticipated Hire Date – Mid-February
  • Contract Begins – July 1, 2020

 

Salary/Benefits Information:

  • Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Range -  $125,000-$150,000.
  • Administrative experience preferred.
  • Missouri Superintendent’s Certificate required.
  • Board paid insurance benefits including health and life. 
  • Two-year contract will be offered. 
  • Living in the district is required. 

 

Application Guidelines:

  • Submit a completed application form and current resume with three letters of reference.
  • Include a cover letter directed to the Mexico 59 Board of Education – Describe reasons for interest in the position and provide a record of significant accomplishments over the past five years.
  • Provide evidence of Missouri Superintendent Certificate (copy of certificate).
  • Provide transcripts and current placement papers or credentials.
  • Include any other supporting documents that would enhance the application file.
  • Please note that the Selected finalist will provide a copy of his/her most recent background check prior to official employment.

Application Procedure:

  • Download application for Mexico 59 on MARE website (www.moare.com)
  • Forward application (Please do not email materials!) and support materials to:
    • Mexico 59 Superintendent Search
    • Attn:  Dr. Mike Jinks, Search Consultant
    • 116 Fairview Avenue
    • Warrensburg, Missouri 64093
  • Other Contact Information:

Mexico 59 School District is an equal opportunity employer.  Refer to announcement for contact information.  Applicants are asked to NOT make direct contact with the board of education members. Initial applications will be kept confidential, however, all applications, letters of reference, resumes, transcripts, credentials, etc. for the purpose of this application process will, upon receipt, become the sole property of the Mexico 59 Board of Education, and shall remain their property indefinitely.

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