Superintendent of Schools - Missouri City #56

Missouri City #56 School District

The Missouri Association of Rural Education has been retained by the Missouri City #56  Board of Education to conduct a search for their next Superintendent of Schools.  Missouri City #56 School District is located in Clay County (Missouri City) in Northwest Missouri. 

School District Information:

  • Elementary Schools - 1 (PK-08)
    • Certified Staff – 7
    • Student Enrollment – 25
  • Annual Operating Budget – $ 600,438.00
  • Total Tax Levy - $4.0352
  • Assessed Valuation - $7,904,484.00
  • Reserve Balances – 84.67%
  • Administrators – 1
  • Support Staff – 15
  • MSIP:  Fully Accredited
  • District Contracted Transportation  
  • District Operated Food Service
  • Other Programs:
    • Parents as Teachers Program
    • Parents Educating Responsible Choices (PERC)
    • MARE & MO K-8 Association Membership
    • Clay County Children's Service Fund Grant
    • Transportation to Liberty or Excelsior Springs High School


Application Time Line:

  • Applications must be received by – Friday, December 18, 2020
  • Screening to begin – Ongoing during the application period
  • Interviews Tentative Date – December 28 & 29, 2020
  • Anticipated Hire Date – Prior to January 15, 2021
  • Contract Begins – July 1, 2021

Salary/Benefits Information:

  • Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Salary Range:  Minimum of $60,000.00
  • Administrative experience preferred.
  • Possess a Missouri Superintendent Certificate or be eligible to receive this certificate.
  • Multi-year contract will be considered. 



Application Guidelines:

  • Submit a completed application form and current resume with three letters of reference.
  • Include a cover letter directed to the Missouri City #56  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 Missouri City #56 on MARE website (
  • Forward application (Please do not email materials!) and support materials to:
    • Missouri City #56 Superintendent Search
    • Attn:  Dr. Mike Jinks, Search Consultant
    • 116 Fairview Avenue
    • Warrensburg, Missouri  64093
  • Other Contact Information:

Missouri City #56  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 Missouri City #56 Board of Education, and shall remain their property indefinitely.

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