Superintendent of Schools-Akron Central School District
Castallo & Silky LLC
Location: Akron, New York
Type: Full Time
The Board of Education of the Akron Central School District is accepting applications for the position of Superintendent of Schools.
The district is seeking an experienced educational leader committed to leading the district in continued attainment of excellence. The following qualifications and characteristics have been identified as vital for the new Superintendent:
Possesses a valid New York State certificate as a School District Administrator or School District Leader
Primarily and passionately focuses on student learning and achievement, making decisions that are in the students’ best interests
Exudes confidence rather than arrogance; not unduly swayed by internal or external forces and who can be aggressive when appropriate
Possesses strong leadership skills and empowers others
Believes in educating the whole child; one who will strive to provide such in core curricula, including music and fine arts, and through co-curricular opportunities including athletics
Possesses an approachable, welcoming, outgoing, and empathetic demeanor
Behaves in an open-minded, fair, trustworthy, and patient manner, and who is genuinely respectful of others
Practices transparency, communicates with clarity, and actively listens to others
Is interested in becoming an active member of the Akron community
Akron Central School is located in the charming village of Akron, New York, in the northeast corner of Erie County. The footprint of the district is expansive, encompassing nearly 90 square miles with a population of approximately 11,000 residents, including families from two neighboring counties. The Tonawanda Indian Reservation is located adjacent to district boundaries. Native American children have attended Akron Central School since the 1930’s. Akron is only a 45-minute drive to Western New York’s major cultural or sporting event venues, or any of the three bridges to Ontario, Canada.
September 23, 2023 - Deadline for submission of application and all supporting materials
November 2023 - First round candidate interviews
December 2023 - Finalist candidate interviews
January 2024 - Appointment of new Superintendent
March 1, 2024 - Anticipated start date
Interested individuals are invited to submit a letter of interest, resume, application, professional placement file and/or three current letters of recommendation, and NYS SDA/SDL certification.
The brochure and application may be accessed by going to www.castalloandsilky.com and clicking on Forms and Documentation.
Please mail application materials to:
Mr. Alan D. Pole, Educational Consultant 4514 Whistler Circle Manlius, NY 13104
Please contact Mr. Pole at (607)427-9681 with any questions related to the search. All communications related to this search will be handled through the consultant. Applicants are requested not to contact any member of the Board of Education.
Castallo & Silky LLC is an educational consulting firm that provides a variety of services to school districts and other educational organizations in New York State. The company is based in Syracuse, N.Y.