Jun 07

Vacancy Announcement: Superintendent of Schools

Elkin City Schools
Elkin, NC

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The Elkin City Board of Education is seeking applications for the position of Superintendent of Schools. Located in the foothill region of North Carolina in Surry County, the Elkin City Schools has 1,200 students served by an elementary school, a middle school, and a high school. The school system has approximately 217 employees and operates on a budget of approximately 14 million dollars. To learn more about the Elkin City Schools, please visit the school system’s website at www.elkin.k12.nc.us


  • A doctorate degree or progress toward a doctorate degree is preferred.
  • Hold or be qualified to hold a superintendent license in North Carolina;
  • Demonstrate ability and success in the following:  visionary educational leadership; curriculum and instruction; goal setting and monitoring achievement; fostering community and intergovernmental partnerships; administration and organization of short-term and long-term strategic planning, budgeting, personnel, and facility management; strong communication and effective team-building skills; procuring additional funding; visibility and involvement in community activities; leadership in maintaining safe and orderly school environments;  planning and funding of school facilities; and decision making, delegation, and follow-through.
  • A general and broad knowledge of all areas of school system operations.

Candidates should be prepared to take office not later than January 1, 2017. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

You may request an application form by email to fjohnson@ncschoolatty.com or by telephone at (336) 786 – 2401.

All inquiries, applications and supporting documents are to be directed to Fredrick G. Johnson, attorney for the Elkin City Schools. Applicants are requested not to contact individual members of the Board of Education. Each application is confidential and will be reviewed by the Elkin City Board of Education.

Applications will be accepted through Friday, July 15, 2016 and should be mailed/delivered to one of the following addresses:

Fredrick G. Johnson
Faw, Folger & Johnson, P.C.
P.O. Drawer 512
Mount Airy, NC 27030


Fredrick G. Johnson
Faw, Folger & Johnson, P.C
619 North Main Street
Mount Airy, NC  27030

Telephone:   (336) 786 – 2401

The Elkin City Board of Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not and will not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, national origin, age, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or disability, and accommodates the needs of individuals with disabilities.