Superintendent- Thornton Fractional High school District 215 - Lansing, IL

Post Date: 02/02/2018

Announcement of Vacancy




Thornton Fractional High School District 215

Lansing, Illinois


The Thornton Fractional High School District 215 Board of Education announces the opening of a search for a new Superintendent due to the retirement of their Superintendent of 11 years, Dr. Creg E. Williams on June 30, 2018. The position offers an outstanding opportunity for a strong, committed individual to lead this diverse premier high school district, beginning July 1, 2018.


Thornton Fractional High School District serves more than 3,400 students from the communities of Burnham, Calumet City, Lansing, and Lynwood. Students are serviced in four highly maintained high schools, Thornton Fractional North, Thornton Fractional South, Thornton Fractional Center for Academics and Technology, and Thornton Fractional Center for Alternative Learning.  The district is located about 25 miles south of downtown Chicago.


With a commitment to rigor and student involvement, the district offers high quality academic courses and an array of clubs and activities.  These offerings are designed to provide the diverse populations of students with a wide variety of opportunities to prepare them for a seamless transition to successful post high school experiences. 


Thornton Fractional High School District is served by a highly qualified, talented faculty and a committed Board of Education, with strong support from its parents and community.  A regionally competitive salary and benefit package will be offered.  Additional information about Thornton Fractional High School District 215 may be found at, or contact one of the BWP consultants listed below.


Application Procedure:  Interested candidates need to complete the online application process at Application deadline is February 28, 2018.


An application requires: a completed online Applicant Data Form; a letter of application indicating reasons for interest in the position; a current resume; a brief description of major professional accomplishments; College/university transcripts; 3 to 5 letters of recommendation; and, eligible to serve as a Superintendent in Illinois (Illinois grants reciprocity).


All of the required materials should be submitted online at Application materials will be treated confidentially. Applicants are directed not to contact members of the Board of Education.


Each candidate will be informed of the Board’s selection and appointment of the new Superintendent. The final selection and appointment is the sole responsibility of the Board of Education.


For additional information, please contact one of the BWP & Associates’ search consultants: Dr. Sheila Harrison-Williams, 708-935-0471; Dr. Anne Noland, 630-624-3336; or Dr. Philip Ehrhardt, 630-514-7003.


An equal opportunity employer