Rapides Parish School Board
Superintendent Application Form

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The Rapides Parish School Board thanks you for your interest in this position. By providing as much information as possible, you will allow us to assess your qualifications in a timely and efficient manner. Please allow us to provide you with important information. We ask that you read the application form and all attachments carefully and that you provided complete and accurate information. Your signature certifies that you have done so and that all information provided is true, complete and correct.

Notice, Conditions, and Directions

  1. Completed applications, with all attachments, should be forwarded to Rapides Parish School Superintendent Search, Rapides Parish P.O Box 7028 Alexandria, LA 71306
  1. In addition, you should include your resume and a copy of your Louisiana teaching credentials/certificate evidencing certification for the position. If you are not certified in Louisiana, your application must be accompanied by written confirmation from the Louisiana Department of Education that you are eligible for immediate certification as a school superintendent upon employment by the Rapides Parish School Board. Information regarding the requirements for Louisiana certification may be obtained by contacting the Louisiana Department of Education at 1-877-453-2721.
  1. Applicants are asked not to contact Rapides Parish School Board members. You may contact Donna Basco at (318) -449-3102 with any questions regarding your application or the completion of the same.
  1. Please type all the information and fill in all blanks.
  1. To be considered, applications must be received no later than June 6, 2019. Delivery and proof of receipt is the obligation of the applicant. Accordingly, the use of certified mail is strongly encouraged.
  2. Please note that the Louisiana law provides that all applications for superintendents are public records subject to release to the media, press or to any person requesting a copy. Accordingly, the fact that you have applied and the content of your application may become public knowledge.
  1. Louisiana law requires the Board to request certain information relative to your current or prior employment and you must authorize such persons or entities to release such information to the Board. Any offer of employment, vote to employ or actual employment is conditioned upon the results of this review. Any adverse information, conviction or plea which impacts your eligibility or fitness for the position shall vindicate the Board’s offer of employment, vote to employ or contract. See attached forms and releases
  1. If hired, you must also submit fingerprints for background check in accordance with La.R.S. 17:15 and La.R.S. 15:587.1. Such background check will reveal all criminal convictions and pleas, including those which may have been expunged. Any offer of employment, vote to employ or contract is conditioned upon the results of this review. Any conviction or plea which impacts your eligibility or fitness for the position shall vindicate the Board’s offer of employment, vote to employ or contract. See attached forms and releases.
  1. Applicants selected for interviews will be notified as to time and place of interviews. Any expenses incurred by applicants in connection with the application or for travel to/from interviews shall be borne by the applicant.
  1. The Rapides Parish School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, gender, national origin, religion, disability or membership or any other protected classification.

 

Download Application Packet here