Superintendent Search

The Darlington County Board of Education invites applications and nominations for the position of Superintendent of Education.

District Superintendent.

Download the Superintendent Recruitment Brochure here.


Qualifications
The Board of Education has established the following qualifications for the next Superintendent of Darlington County School District. 

The Board of Education has established the
following qualifications for the next superintendent of Darlington County School District. 

  • An earned doctorate is preferred. 
  • Experience as a superintendent or associate/assistant superintendent is preferred. 
  • Teaching and public school administration experience in South Carolina is preferred.

The successful candidate...

  • is a visionary, creative thinker, and decisive leader (Leadership & Management Skills)
  • is a good listener, communicates well, is accessible and is consistent (Personal Characteristics)
  • understands differences between policy and administration and acts accordingly and effectively mediates and accommodates different perspectives (School Board Superintendent Relations)
  • maintains open channels of communication to and from staff and creates an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect (Staff Relations)
  • relates well to a variety of community groups and effectively advocates school issues and needs (Community Relations)
  • closely supervises budget development and procedures, and develops and explains the rationale for the budget to the board and local officials (School Finance)
  • has expertise in curriculum and instruction, budget and finance and school reform (e.g. strategic planning, total quality management, etc.) (Areas of Expertise)

Candidates must meet the legal requirements to be licensed or be eligible for licensure as a superintendent in South Carolina. Candidates must agree to reside within Darlington County.

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Interested candidates should contact Dr. Rainey Knight, search consultant, at raineyhk@gmail.com.

 

Apply OnlineClick here to apply for the position of Superintendent of Education

 

Interested candidates should contact Dr. Rainey Knight, search consultant for the Darlington County Board of Education, at raineyhk@gmail.com or
843-230-6360 to receive an application.

Application period: Nov. 1 - Dec. 15. Completed
applications are due by Dec. 15, 2017.

 

Click here to download our Superintendent Search Brochure.

  • Experience as a superintendent or associate/
assistant superintendent is preferred. 

  • Teaching and public school administration 
experience in South Carolina is preferred.