RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Applications are due June 20 for those seeking the opportunity to lead Washington County's five-school, 1,800-student public school system.
In a notice posted on the website of the North Carolina School Boards Association, the Washington County Board of Education lays out requirements for the those seeking to lead the system, whose motto is "Walking in Excellence."
"Candidates must meet the legal requirements to be licensed as a superintendent in North Carolina or be qualified to serve under the State Board of Education’s alternative guidelines," the notice reads. "Central office and building-level experience are preferred. A doctorate degree or progress toward a doctorate degree is preferred but not required.
The job posting also notes that the person chose will be required to live in the county.
Washington County has a population of approximately 13,000 and is located in northeastern North Carolina. The county seat is in Plymouth.
Applications are available from the North Carolina School Boards Association’s website at www.NCSBA.org.
Inquiries can be directed to Allison Schafer, Legal Counsel/Director of Policy, North Carolina School Boards Association, P.O. Box 97877, Raleigh, NC 27624-7877. Phone: (919) 841-4040. FAX: (919) 841-4020. E-mail:
The posting says all inquiries will be kept confidential.