The board shall employ building principals and other administrators as needed, in addition to the superintendent, to assist in the daily operations of the school district.


The board shall consider applicants who meet or exceed the standards set by the Nebraska Department of Education and the qualifications established in the job description for the position.  In employing an administrator, the board shall consider the qualifications, credentials and records of the applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability. The board will look closely at the training, experience, skill and demonstrated competence of qualified applicants in making its final decision.  Candidates must have had at least three years teaching experience in an accredited school system or have had general administrative experience with a direct responsibility for supervision of an elementary or secondary school.


In choosing an administrator, the board shall also consider the school district's educational philosophy, financial condition, organizational structure, education programs, and other factors deemed relevant by the board.


It shall be the responsibility of the superintendent to make a recommendation to the board for filling an administrative position, based on the requirements stated in this policy.  The board shall act only on the superintendent's recommendation.


The board may contract for assistance in the search for administrators.



















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