Runge ISD - Superintendent

Job Details

Region: 3
School District/Employer: Runge ISD
District Category/Employer: Superintendent
Position: Superintendent
Assignment Level: Level
  • Alternative School
  • Early Childhood
  • Elementary
  • High School
  • Middle School
Job Title: Superintendent
School: Runge ISD
Campus Description:
Date Posted: 10/20/2020
Deadline: 11/27/2020
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: Runge Independent School District
Superintendent Search Calendar (tentative)

October 22, 2020…Post Superintendent Vacancy
November 27, 2020…Candidate Application Deadline
November 30, 2020…Review Applications
December 7-9, 2020…First Round of Interviews
December 14-16, 2020…Second Round of Interviews
December 17, 2020…Name Lone Finalist (By law…20 day wait)
January 7, 2021…Hire new Superintendent
February 1, 2021…New Superintendent on Duty (Negotiable)

Please complete the online application at
Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS:

Working knowledge and familiarity with Lone Star Governance

Vision of improving student outcome goals, methods to communicate local values, and effective local accountability

5-8 years of teaching experience

Principal experience

Preferred assistant superintendent experience

Able to relocate and reside in the district

A person may not be employed as a superintendent unless the person holds an appropriate certificate or permit.

The Commissioner may waive the requirement for certification of a superintendent if requested by a district as provided by Education Code 7.056 [see BF]. The Commissioner may limit the waiver of certification in any manner the Commissioner determines is appropriate.

A person who is not certified as a superintendent may not be employed by a district as the superintendent before the person has received a waiver of certification from the Commissioner. A person may be designated to act as a temporary or interim superintendent for a district, but the district may not employ the person under a contract as superintendent unless the person has been certified or a waiver has been granted. Education Code 21.003

A superintendent is the educational leader and chief executive officer of a district. Education Code 11.201(a)

Knowledge of Lone Star Governance


The duties of a superintendent include:

1. Assuming administrative responsibility and leadership for the planning, organization, operation, supervision, and evaluation of the education programs, services, and facilities of a district and for the annual performance appraisal of the district’s staff.

2. Except as provided by Education Code 11.202 (duties of principal) [see DK and DP], assuming administrative authority and responsibility for the assignment, supervision, and evaluation of all personnel of a district other than the superintendent.

3. Overseeing compliance with the standards for school facilities. [See CS]
4. Initiating the termination or suspension of an employee or the

non renewal of an employee’s term contract. [See DF series]
5. Managing the day-to-day operations of a district as its administrative manager, including implementing and monitoring plans, procedures, programs, and systems to achieve clearly defined and desired results in major areas of district operations.

6. Preparing and submitting to a board a proposed budget and administering the budget.

7. Preparing recommendations for policies to be adopted by a board and overseeing the implementation of adopted policies.

8. Developing or causing to be developed appropriate administrative regulations to implement policies established by a board.

9. Providing leadership for the attainment and, if necessary, improvement of student performance in a district based on the state’s student achievement and quality of learning indicators and other indicators as may be adopted by the Commissioner or the board. [See AIA]

10. Organizing a district’s central administration.

11. Consulting with the district-level committee. [See BQA]

12. Ensuring:

A. Adoption of a Student Code of Conduct [see FO] and enforcement of that Code of Conduct; and

B. Adoption and enforcement of other student disciplinary rules and procedures as necessary.

13. Submitting reports as required by state or federal law, rule, or regulation, and ensuring that a copy of any report required by federal law, rule, or regulation is also delivered to TEA.

14. Providing joint leadership with a board to ensure that the responsibilities of the board and superintendent team are carried out; and

15. Performing any other duties assigned by action of a board. Education Code 11.201(d)

In addition, a superintendent shall, on a day-to-day basis, ensure the implementation of the policies created by the board. Education Code 11.1512(a)


A board and a superintendent shall work together to:

1. Advocate for the high achievement of all district students;

2. Create and support connections with community organizations to provide community-wide support for the high achievement of all district students;

3. Provide educational leadership for a district, including leadership in developing the district vision statement and long-range educational plan [see AE];

4. Establish district-wide policies and annual goals that are tied directly to the district’s vision statement and long-range educational plan;

5. Support the professional development of principals, teachers, and other staff; and

6. Periodically evaluate board and superintendent leadership, governance, and teamwork.

Salary Range:
How To Apply:

Contact Person:

Name: Linda Bettin
Address: P.O. Box 158
City: Runge
State: TX
Zip: 78151-0158
Phone: (830) 239-4315
Fax: (830) 239-4816