Monday, May 25th, 2015

Superintendent’s Opportunity Letter
Walton County Public Schools


Position Title:

Superintendent of Schools

School District:

Walton County Schools

District Location:

Monroe, Georgia

Grade Range:


Total Enrollment:




Other Benefits:


Contract Length:

Board Decision

Appointment Date:

Board Decision

Application Deadline:

January 2, 2004

Start Date:



Mandatory to have or be eligible for a Georgia Leadership Certificate at the L-6 or higher level. 

Experience and Qualifications:

The Superintendent of Schools serves as the chief executive officer of the school system and is responsible to the Board of Education for ensuring compliance with all board policies, Georgia Board of Education rules and regulations and state and federal laws.  Candidates will be evaluated on their professional merits with emphasis on the following criteria:

  • Possession of the doctorate level degree is important, though not mandatory.
  • Applicants must possess the L-6 or higher level certification. (Eligibility information is available from the Division of Certification, Professional Standards Commission, Two Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-657-9000
  • Successful experience as a principal and classroom teacher or a minimum of three years experience in business or management in the private sector.
  • A proven record of sound fiscal management, with knowledge of and experience in budgeting and educational finance.
  • Experience in planning for and managing growth.
  • Outstanding leadership skills in curriculum, instruction and personnel management, including the ablity to delegate.
  • A team building approach to educational leadership, with a commitment to maintaining open communication and fostering cooperative relations among the school district, the board of education, and community leaders and organizations.
  • A history of participation in community organizations and other community affairs.
  • An effective public speaker who has both written and oral communication skills.
  • A role model who maintains high personal standards and high expectations of students and staff.

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive compensation arrangement with a mix of salary, health benefits, travel, etc.

Application Materials

  • Applications (obtained from the Georgia School Boards Association)
  • Letter of application
  • Resume with three references
  • Copy of college transcripts

Direct Inquiries to:

Lyndol Cain, GSBA Superintendent Search Leader
Georgia School Boards Association
5120 Sugarloaf Parkway
Lawrenceville, Georgia 30043
Telephone: (800) 226-1856
Fax:  (770) 962-5392

Additional documentation/information:

  • Click HERE download a copy of a Superintendent Search Application (Adobe PDF file).
  • Click HERE to download a copy of the brochure for the Superintendent position in Walton County (Adobe PDF file).
  • Click HERE if you need to install the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software.