Superintendent, Bellevue Community Schools

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Bellevue Community Schools/MASB
Position Details: 

The Board of Education for Bellevue Community Schools is in search of a new superintendent. 
Bellevue Community Schools is a small rural school located in the southwest corner of Eaton County. The District is located 15 miles northeast of Battle Creek, 38 miles southwest of Lansing, 42 Miles northeast of Kalamazoo, 48 miles northwest of Jackson.  Bellevue Community Schools is associated with and serviced by Calhoun County ISD and our students are enrolled in the Battle Creek Area Math and Science Center, Calhoun County Area Career Center, and Kellogg Community College for post-secondary enrollment. We are in our third year of being involved in the MiExcel process through the Michigan Department of Education. 
Bellevue Community School had 606 students in attendance in Pre-School through 12th grade during its fall 2018 count cycle with an average class size of 1 to 18.  Of the 606, 64% of the students were eligible for free or reduced lunches as determined by federal guidelines. Our population consists of 96% white non-Hispanic, 2% African American and the remaining being from other ethnic backgrounds. 

Application Procedure
The Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) has the privilege of facilitating the search process. After garnering stakeholder input, the Board of Education will provide a detailed profile of the ideal candidate. The Board has established a base salary range of $90,000 to $100,000 for the first year of a 3-year contract. The negotiated salary and benefits package will be commensurate with the chosen candidate’s experience and qualifications.
After the candidate profile is posted, on or about May 10, interested candidates should click the here. Completed online applications must be submitted no later than 4:00 pm on May 21, 2019. No “hard copy,” faxed or emailed copies will be accepted. If requested by the candidate, materials will be treated confidentially through the screening process. Candidate names will become public at the time an interview is scheduled.
All questions regarding the search should be directed to Charles Dumas, Consultant, MASB, at 517.526.0439 or Prospective candidates are respectfully asked to refrain from directly contacting any member of the Bellevue Community Schools Board of Education in this regard.
Search Timeline             

Action Date
Application deadline  May 21
Selection of candidates to interview  June 3
First round interviews  June 11 & June 12
Second round interviews  June 15
Site visit  TBD
Selection of superintendent  June 15
Start date  July 1

Bellevue Community Schools, as an Equal Opportunity Institution, complies with federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination and harassment. It is the policy that no person, based on race, sex, height, weight, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, disability, or veteran status, shall be discriminated against in educational programs and activities, employment and admission.    

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