Seeking Superintendent - Lake Wales Charter School District, Lake Wales, Florida. The Lake Wales Charter School District is seeking a visionary individual to lead their innovative PK-Post Secondary Charter School District. Located within the South-Central part of Florida, in the city of Lake Wales, the physical location benefits from its prominence in fast growing Polk County, Florida. This unique Pre-K-Post Secondary Charter School District has seven schools and serves over 5500 students. Tremendous support and commitment from the local community propels the Lake Wales Charter School system to excel! Parents, business partners, and concerned citizens donate countless volunteer hours and significant monetary contributions to create schools that provide unique opportunities with an emphasis on individual success. For more information on the district visit: http://www.lwcharterschools.com . The seven-member Board of Trustees is seeking Superintendent candidates with the following qualifications: • Master's degree or higher from an accredited educational institution, education-related degree preferred • Minimum of Ten (10) years of successful administrative experience, with at least seven (7) years in leadership and administration in public schools preferred • Knowledge of federal legislation and Florida Statutes as they apply to charter schools, including Florida Education Finance Program (FEFP), budgeting, fiscal planning, the Florida Administrative Procedures Act, the Sunshine Law, and Florida assessment and accountability • Must maintain domicile/homestead residence in the greater Lake Wales area, within six (6) months of employment and possess a valid drivers' license • Qualifications may vary from the above requirements to such a degree as the Board determines necessary and appropriate Candidates selected as finalists must be available for on-site interviews during the week of February 7, 2022, The Board of Trustees is prepared to offer a three (3) year contract with a salary range of $150,000 - $175,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications, plus competitive benefits. The anticipated position start date, following the week of finalists’ interviews, is to be determined subject to contract negotiations. Application Process and Deadline: To apply, candidates must submit the following: • A resume with a signed cover letter • A maximum of three letters of professional recommendation • Documents verifying current certifications, and a copy of college transcripts reflecting the highest degree held (copies of transcript are acceptable but official transcripts are required prior to employment) All application materials referenced above must be emailed to [email protected] and received no later than the application deadline of midnight on November 12, 2021. For additional information contact: Andrea Messina, Exec. Dir. Dr. Bill Vogel John Reichert FL School Board Assoc/FSBA FSBA Consultant FSBA Consultant 850.414.2578; Cell - 850.566.1860 321.299.2452 321.363.7909 [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] Important Notice-All resumes, applications and other materials submitted for this position are subject to the Florida Public Records Act and “Government in the Sunshine” provisions of Florida law. The names of applicants, resumes, and other materials submitted cannot be held in confidence and are open to the public once received. Applicants who are selected as finalists will be interviewed by the Board of Trustees in the public.
Contact: Dr. Bill Vogel