ESC Region 15 - Sonora ISD Superintendent

Job Details

Region: 15
School District/Employer: ESC Region 15
District Category/Employer: Superintendent
Position: Superintendent
Assignment Level: Level
  • Early Childhood
  • Elementary
  • High School
  • Middle School
Job Title: Sonora ISD Superintendent
School: Sonora ISD
Campus Description: Sonora ISD is a high achieving PK – 12th grade school system that currently serves 695 students. Striving for academic excellence is an ongoing expectation for every student and staff member on both of our campuses, as evident in our District’s “A” State Accountability Rating. Our close-knit community takes tremendous pride in keeping Bronco tradition alive within our little town. Although Sonora is small in size, the community involvement has a huge impact on our lives. It is comforting to know you can still rely on your neighbors and trust that the community will come together to ensure Sonora continues to thrive.
Sonora and Sutton County provide ample hunting opportunities and has some of the best native and exotic hunting in the state of Texas. Sonora is located just a few hours from San Antonio and Austin, and one hour from San Angelo. The quiet neighborhoods and unique scenery of rolling hills intertwined with West Texas Charm offers an ideal place to call home.
Date Posted: 1/6/2021
Deadline: 02/26/2021
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: The Sonora ISD Board of Trustees is seeking an educational leader to serve as the Superintendent of Schools. Sonora ISD recognizes the complex challenge of empowering students to succeed in a world of rapid change and is committed to meeting the ever-changing demands of 21st-century education. We are a family, a community, a team; we dedicate ourselves and our resources to provide every child with every opportunity to become more tomorrow than can be imagined today.
Sonora ISD
“Met Standard” 7 Consecutive Years – 2014 through 2020
2017-2018 – District Rating “B” 87
2018-2019 – District Rating “A” 94
2018-2019 – Sonora Middle School “All 7 Distinction Designations”
2018-2019 – Sonora ISD Scored 100% in “Closing the Achievement Gap Domain”
Student Enrollment 695
Attendance Rate 96.4%
Student Ethnicity
Hispanic 74.3%
White 24.7%
Other 1%
Economically Disadvantaged 61.8%
Total Employees 121
Teachers 69
Aides 21
Campus Admn 3
Central Office 1
Professional Support 8
Support Staff 21
2020-2021 Local Budget $10,607,984
2020-2021 Tax Rate M&O - $0.931 I&S - $0.0545
2020-2021 Net Value $648,500,000
General Fund Balance $13,287,571
Unassigned Fund Balance $7,287,571
Qualifications: The successful candidate must possess the following qualifications:
o Texas superintendent certified
o Superintendent experience preferred
o Experience working in Texas schools
o Central Office and/or Principal experience preferred
o Must be willing to live in the district
Salary Range: Negotiable
Benefits: Negotiable
How To Apply: Application Package must include:
•Letter of Interest
•Current Resume
1.Include Educational Experience
2.Include Description of Major Accomplishments in Career
3.Include Educational Philosophy
List of 5 References and Contact Information
College/University Transcripts
Copies of Teaching Certifications
Criminal Background Check
Application packets must be completed in Education Service Center Region 15’s Superintendent Career Portal by clicking on the link below or copying and pasting the link into your browser search bar.

https://region15.careerportal.net/JobPortal/Home/Home.aspx

All applications will be treated confidentially and only the Lone Finalist will be revealed. Applicants are not to contact any members of the Board of Trustees. The final selection and appointment is the sole responsibility of the Board of Trustees. All personnel of Sonora Independent School District shall be employed without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, or national origin.

Contact Person:

Name: Casey Callahan
Email: casey.callahan@esc15.net
Address: 612 S. Irene
City: San Angelo
State: TX
Zip: 76903
Phone: (325) 658-6571
Fax: (325) 655-4823