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The Board of Education of Lebanon Community Unit School District No. 9, Lebanon, Illinois is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Superintendent of Schools.

POSITION:   Superintendent of Schools

DISTRICT INFORMATION:  PreK-12 with approximately 530 students and 100 teachers and staff.

COMPENSATION PACKAGE :  A regionally competitive compensation package that will be based on successful administrative experience and education.  Actual salary, benefits, and contractual terms/conditions will be discussed with the final candidate.

QUALIFICATIONS/ CERTIFICATION:  As set forth by the State of Illinois Certification requirements.  Substantial teaching, principal, and district level experience are preferred.


TIMELINE:  Finalists will be invited to an interview by the Board of Education between the dates of June 3 to June 11.

START DATE:  July 1, 2024


To apply please send:

1.  Formal letter of application indicating desire to be a candidate for the position.

2.  Formal resume that includes a summary of achievements/awards in all educational positions, a complete chronological employment history, and educational history.

3.  Copies of up-to-date credentials, transcripts and ELIS information including proof showing qualifications to be a superintendent in the state of Illinois.

4.  Four references who know your professional work and qualifications (not family).

5.  Written approval from you allowing us to contact your references or any other references deemed necessary to ascertain the merits of your candidacy for this position; holding the Lebanon School District harmless for providing and/or utilizing any information requested and/or provided.

6.  Application packets should be addressed to:  Dr. Allison Gaubatz, Board President, at on or before May 30, 2024.


Lebanon School District No. 9

Profile of the Desired New Superintendent

The new superintendent should be a person who:

1. Is highly visible, personable, approachable, open-minded, genuine, and confident.

2. Becomes vested in the District and community; attends school and community events, and works to develop positive working relationships with all stakeholders.

3. Is a visionary leader who is forward-thinking and can inspire and empower others; monitors the District’s strategic plan to maintain a high level of academic and operational success while protecting the financial health of the District.

4. Creates opportunities for innovative, alternative and/or more efficient delivery methods when appropriate, while respecting tradition.

5. Is a team builder with high expectations who hires well and delegates effectively; is supportive and collaborative without micromanaging.

6. Possesses a strong academic background; is knowledgeable about curriculum, instruction and how students learn, and is dedicated to the education of the whole child; seeks to provide a wide variety of opportunities for all students to ensure readiness for college and/or career.

7. Is technology literate; supports technology integration and 21st Century learning skills.

8. Understands school finance and makes wise, equitable decisions regarding the allocation of limited resources; is creative and thinks outside the box; seeks grant-funded opportunities.

9. Is an excellent communicator who listens actively, writes well, speaks articulately, and can deliver clear, consistent messages to both internal and external audiences utilizing a variety of methods.

10. Models high standards and holds others accountable in a fair and consistent manner; enforces school and District policies and makes tough decisions, even when not popular.

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