Knox County Schools Superintendent Search Information


The following information is from the Knox County Schools website. Please access all official documents here: 
Knox County Schools Superintendent Application

The Board of Education is seeking an experienced, discerning leader for the position of Superintendent. Located in Knoxville, Tenn., Knox County Schools serves approximately 60,000 students in 89 schools and was recently named an Exemplary District by the Tennessee Department of Education. The ideal candidate should have a proven passion for public education, excellent communication skills and success in managing a large organization and budget.

Candidates should have the following prerequisites:

  • Meet all requirements as set forth by the State of Tennessee for a Director of Schools.
  • Possess a current valid professional educator license.
  • Hold a Master’s degree in Education.
  • Have public education teaching experience.
  • Have experience in administration and/or a senior leadership role within a school system.
Please complete the entire application – even if it duplicates information found on your resume. Save the completed application to your computer using the following file name format  Last name First name Date.
Attach the completed application file, a resume and letter of interest to an email and send to by 4 p.m., Friday, Jan. 13, 2017.



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