East Grand Rapids Public Schools is located in the heart of a small neighborhood community in West Michigan. Three elementary schools, a middle school, and a high school provide approximately 3000 students with rigorous academic programs, excellent opportunities in the arts, and co-curricular activities that meet the developmental needs of the whole child. The High School also has an International Baccalaureate program, offering both diplomas and certificates to its students. The district stands out as a model of public school success and has received many local, state and national accolades, honors, and awards including being ranked the #1 public school district in the Grand Rapids metro area. East Grand Rapids was selected as one of Ten Great Cities to Raise Your Kids by Kiplinger, 2017’s Best Places to Live in Michigan by Niche, and 2017’s Best Places to Raise a Family in Michigan by Wallet Hub. The EGR motto of "A Tradition of Excellence" is a commitment, a challenge, and an expectation.
The Board of Education of East Grand Rapids Public Schools seeks a superintendent who is a strong leader, has an extensive background in K-12 education, and will be an effective communicator with staff and community. This educational leader will actively work with the Board and community to set and reach goals. The new Superintendent should be an instructional leader, innovative, and a creative problem solver. This educational leader should be friendly, honest, and ethical.
Salary and Contract Information
The district will offer a competitive wage and benefit package (salary range will be listed soon) that reflects the experience and education of the candidate chosen as the next superintendent.
Qualified candidates should complete and submit an online application by clicking on the here.
No “hard copy,” fax or emailed copies accepted.
IF requested by the candidate, materials will be treated confidentially through the screening process. Candidate names will become public at the time an interview is scheduled.
Questions and further information concerning the Superintendent Search Process is available from Dr. Rodney Green, Search Consultant, Michigan Association of School Boards: email@example.com, 810-852-1189.