Superintendent – Cedar Grove, WI

February 2, 2024
Application ends: March 22, 2024
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Job Description

Cedar Grove, WI

The Cedar Grove-Belgium Area School District is seeking a superintendent beginning on July 1, 2024, with a base salary range expected to be $140,000-$180,000 (based on experience); other benefits to be negotiated. Located along the shores of Lake Michigan, the Cedar Grove-Belgium School District includes one of the northernmost communities in the Milwaukee metropolitan area and one of the most southernmost communities in Sheboygan County. Serving over 900 students, and with a student teacher ratio of 12:1, the district is committed to a focus on educational excellence for its students, professional staff and entire community. The Cedar Grove-Belgium School District consists of a little over 38 square miles. The District has 151 employees, and a general fund budget of $13 million. The Cedar Grove-Belgium Area School District is a highly rated, public school district located in the charming village of Cedar Grove, WI.

The Cedar Grove-Belgium Area School District serves students from early childhood through grade 12 at three public schools and a new tuition-free public technology charter school, The Rocket Academy. The middle school houses an auditorium and swim facilities. The high school (grades 9-12) houses the district office and the fitness center. Their beautiful athletic facilities on campus include a new turf football and soccer stadium, baseball and softball diamonds and a new track and field.

In spring of 2023, the Cedar Grove-Belgium Area School District passed a $21.5 million dollar referendum to significantly upgrade all three of their buildings. Some of the larger projects include a complete renovation of the pool and auditorium. The school district proudly significantly exceeds expectations with 86.1% on the Wisconsin State Report Card. Cedar Grove-Belgium is also ranked 5th on the Wisconsin School Report Card, in addition to being home to the 2023/2024 Wisconsin State Teacher of the Year.

Cedar Grove-Belgium consists of two villages in Wisconsin, where you can enjoy the beauty and history of Lake Michigan. A short drive gets you to Kohler-Andre State Park or Harrington State Park, two of the most beautiful and well operated state parks in WI. They boast wooded trails, campgrounds and beaches. World class golf courses, such as Whistling Straits, are also nearby. The Kettle Moraine State Forest is located to the west where hiking and horse trails are available. Conveniently situated off I43, we are within easy reach of sporting events such as the Milwaukee Bucks and the Milwaukee Brewers, as well as the Green Bay Packers.
What truly sets Cedar Grove-Belgium apart is its strong emphasis on family values. The community prides itself on fostering close-knit relationships and creating a supportive environment for families to thrive for generations to come.

The Cedar Grove-Belgium Area School District is dedicated to continuous learning, growth, and the ongoing quest for improved ways to offer the best foundational life experience for the District’s children. This is a community where students actively contribute to success both within and beyond the classroom. As the district looks ahead, it seeks a leader who aligns with its values and shares a commitment to preserving the traditional principles that have made Cedar Grove-Belgium a unique and cherished educational community.

Visit the Cedar Grove-Belgium Website for more information:  Home | Cedar Grove-Belgium School District (cgbrockets.com)

Qualifications:

  • Central Office and/or building administrative experience preferred
  • Previous superintendent experience preferred
  • K-12 classroom teaching experience preferred
  • Eligible for WI Superintendent License

   
PLEASE INCLUDE IN YOUR FRONTLINE APPLICATION:

  1. Cover letter (stating interest and unique qualifications for the position) – be sure to save the name of the district in the document title
  2. Full resume/vitae
  3. Three current letters of recommendation
  4. Contact information of three additional references different than the reference letters
Search Timeline – All Application Materials Due By: March 22, 2024

Week of April 1, 2024
Week of April 8, 2024
Week of April 15, 2024
Week of April 22, 2024
By early-May 2024
July 1, 2024

Slate of candidates presented to the Board
Board first-round interviews
Finalists Day in the District
Board conducts final interviews
Superintendent’s hiring approved and announced
Superintendent contract formally begins

 

For any questions regarding the Cedar Grove-Belgium School District Superintendent search contact either HYA associate, do not contact School Board members:

Mike Richie, Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates
Scott Winch, Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates
Email: mikerichie@hyasearch.com
Email: scottwinch@hyasearch.com

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