Superintendent of Schools
The mission of the Berkshire Local Schools is to maximize each student's potential as an individual and as a responsible citizen. About 77% of the graduating class attend either a 2 or a 4 year college and the district is a member of the Auburn Career Center, they offer College Credit Plus to grades 7-12, advance placement and honors courses 16 varsity sports teams and 31 extra curricular activities. The district is financialy solvent with a 1% community income tax.
This superintendent position is being created by the retirement of Doug DeLong. Berkshire district serves about 1224 students in the communities of
Burton, Claridon, Montville, Thompson, and Troy, Ohio. Located in Geauga County, Burton is about 35 minutes east of Cleveland and encompasses about 70 square miles. About one year ago Berkshire absorbed a neighboring school district, Ledgemont, which added about 350 students. The Board of Education is seeking candidates that have prior administrative experience; is knowledgeable about curriculum, instruction and special education; is very creative and visionary; has good speaking skills; is a good leader, mentor and guide for staff members and has good community relations skills. The salary is competitive for the area and the starting date is August 1, 2017 or before.
Interested applicants can contact Paul Pendleton at 216-225-2787 or firstname.lastname@example.org.