Superintendent
River Grove District 85.5
River Grove, IL

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Position Available:
Superintendent of Schools
River Grove District 85.5

 

Address:
2650 N. Thatcher Avenue
River Grove, IL 60171

 

Communities Served:
Portions of River Grove, IL

 

Qualifications:
Hold or be eligible for the Illinois Superintendent’s Endorsement
Successful and significant administrative experience

 

Advisor Assisting the Board:
Dr. Kathryn Robbins

 

Highlights:

  • The district offers progressive academic programs and a wide variety of co-curricular activities to meet the needs and interests of all students
  • The district is financially sound
  • The district enjoys strong stakeholder support
  • The district has 1:1 Chromebook in 3rd– 8th grade and significant technology available for grades K-2nd
  • Considerable facilities improvements have been made in the past 3 years.
  • An active River Grove School Education Foundation funds classroom grants
  • The district has a stable, well-functioning Board of Education
  • River Grove is a community of 10,000 people located in west Cook County approximately 15 miles west of downtown Chicago

 

Fast Facts:

  • Nearly 700 students, K-8
  • 50% Caucasian, 45% Hispanic, 2% Black, 68% Low Income, 24% ELL, 12% IEP, 10% Mobility
  • One building, River Grove Elementary School

 

Budget:
2015-2016 Budget
Total Budget: $7.2 million

 

Union Affiliation:       
Certified staff members are represented by the IEA/NEA.

 

Teachers’ Contract Status:     
The teachers’ contract is in the first year of a four-year contract.

 

Salary Offered:
Regionally Competitive

 

District Website:
www.rivergroveschool.org

 

Search Calendar: (The Board reserves the right to extend all dates.)

  • Accepting Applications Through: March 1, 2017
  • Names of Selected Candidates Taken to the Board: March 14, 2017
  • Superintendent Named: April 11, 2017
  • Superintendent Start: July 1, 2017

 

Application Process:

  • Apply for the position through this Website if you are interested in this position.
  • Please submit the required credentials through this Website.