Executive Director of Secondary Education

Rockwood School District

The Rockwood School District is seeking an outstanding administrator for the position of Executive Director of Secondary Education.


  • Works with, supervises and evaluates Grades 6-12 building principals and works toward accomplishment of Board of Education Goals and MSIP Standards.
  • Responsible for working with, supervising and evaluating all building lead principals (6-12).
  • Facilitates the work of Activity Directors.
  • Conducts Discipline Hearings, enforces Board Policy and Procedures dealing with Student Code of Conduct, leads annual review and provides training on discipline. 
  • Supports principals on major discipline cases.
  • Assists 6-12 building principals with the effective operation of their schools.
  • Visits schools and classrooms and evaluates learning climate.
  • Assists 6-12 building principals with the district’s school improvement process.




  1. Doctorate required, district leadership, and experience with curriculum, instruction and assessment, continuous improvement, professional learning communities, assessment, and professional development.
  2. Missouri certificate as a Secondary School Principal.
  3. Three to five years’ experience involving educational leadership, decision-making, management, and long-range planning.
  4. Knowledge of best educational practices and current research in the field of education. 
  5. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and communication skills with staff, parents, and patrons.
  6. Successful school administration and supervision with experience at the secondary level (multiple-level experiences preferred).
  7. Special education knowledge and experience are preferred.
  8. Experience with designing and implementing professional development.


Competitive salary and benefits

Starting Date:  July 1, 2023

260 Day Contract

Screening to begin:  November 29, 2022


All applicants need to complete an administrative online application at:  https://rockwood.ted.peopleadmin.com/hire/index.aspx


External applicants need to attach the following to your online application:  a letter of interest stating salary expectations, resume, and a copy of your current certification. 


Internal to Rockwood applicants need to attach the following to your online application:  letter of interest and resume.

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