Superintendent - Perry Local Schools - Allen County

Superintendent - Perry Local Schools - Allen County


The Perry Local School District is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Superintendent.

The Board has identified the following qualifications as having particular importance for the position of Superintendent:

  • Must hold or qualify for an Ohio superintendent certificate. All candidates are expected to possess a strong administrative background in public schools.

  • Experience as a school administrator with superintendent experience preferred.

  • A comprehensive understanding of Ohio school law, finance and regulations, and financial reporting.

  • Keen business management skills in the areas of long-range planning, fiscal forecasting, personnel management, collective bargaining and insurance management.

  • The ability to work as an articulate, straightforward communicator with strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work tactfully, creatively and visibly with school board members, administrators, staff, students, parents, the community and state elected officials.

  • Visionary and strong multi-tasking skills, with the ability to organize and synthesize information efficiently which produces short and long-range plans for continuous improvement.

  • Personal integrity, as well as a record of being loyal, positive, enthusiastic and organized with a strong work ethic.

  • Ability to be a curriculum visionary at all educational levels.

  • Commitment to the highest personal and professional standards.

The tentative timetable is as follows:

Application Deadline: February 19, 2020 Decision Rendered: March 10, 2020

Interviews Begin: February 24, 2020 Contract to begin: June 18, 2020


Mr. Craig Kupferberg, Superintendent of the Allen County Educational Service Center, is assisting the Board of Education in its search. All interested parties should submit the following: a letter of interest outlining qualifications and reason for interest in the position; copy of current Ohio School Superintendent Certificate/License or evidence that one is obtainable; updated resume; credentials and transcripts; three current letters of professional reference; and a sample communication to staff, community or Board of Education.

 Contact: Craig Kupferberg, Superintendent
Allen County Educational Service Center

1920 Slabtown Road
Lima, OH 45801

 Email: supt@allencountyesc.org
Phone: 419-222-1836, ext. 104

The Perry Local Schools District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee, prospective employee/applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, age or other protected categories in respect to hiring, work assignment, compensation and advancement or promotion.