Hopkins County Schools
Applications due: April 19, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. CT / 1:00 p.m. ET
Hopkins County Schools: P-12 with a student population of 6,800
Contract to start: July 1, 2021
The Hopkins County, Kentucky, Board of Education is seeking a highly skilled leader to become the district’s next superintendent.He/she must be student centered, have expertise with effective teaching, learning,and assessment practices, and must demonstrate an understanding of all facets of the superintendent's role, including school finance, personnel law, healthy and safe school environments, and the ability to effectively delegate authority. In addition, this individual must demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to bring people together to serve the children and families of Hopkins County.
Hopkins County Schools, located in Western Kentucky, serves 6,817 students in kindergarten through the 12thgrade. The district has seven elementary schools, three middle schools, one P-8 school, two high schools, a career and technology center, and two alternative schools. The blended KERA preschool/Head Start program serves 267 students.
Hopkins County offers families an outstanding place to live and work. Madisonville and Hopkins County are home to Kentucky’s largest variety of outdoor recreation activities, including scenic trails, tranquil lakes, rolling grasslands and dense forests. Madisonville offers a variety of delectable dining, a state-of-the-art fine arts theatre and gallery, and a wide selection of comfortable and hospitable accommodations.
- In addition, candidates will find that Madisonville/Hopkins County provides:
- Thriving businesses, industries, and a strong entrepreneurial support network
- Excellent access to health care
- Quality education systems, from award-winning elementary schools to advanced postsecondary degrees and skills training
An eclectic arts community, including a state-of-the-art performing arts center
Unique shopping, festivals, events, and outdoor recreation.
All this plus affordable housing and easy access to cities such as Nashville, Tennessee and Evansville, Indiana makes Hopkins County a great place to continue your leadership journey.
Contract to begin no later than July 1, 2021.
Direct all inquiries to the Lead Search Consultant:
Mr. Owens Saylor
The Kentucky Association of School Administrators (KASA) is the consulting firm leading this search.