Published: April 10, 2021
Location: Houston, Texas
Category: Superintendent
Job Type: Contract


JG Consulting has engaged with the Houston Independent School District school to recruit candidates to serve as the Superintendent.

The Superintendent must be an effective communicator who is willing to defend and make difficult decisions on behalf of the district.  The district leader shall demonstrate expertise and knowledge in academic policy and pedagogy and its impact on student academic achievement. Additionally, the Superintendent must provide evidence of successfully seeking and implementing best practices to maximize the success of the entire organization with an emphasis on raising the academic achievement of all students.

The Houston Independent School District is the largest school district in Texas and the seventh-largest in the United States. It serves approximately 209,000 students across 280 campuses and is one of the largest employers in Houston (approximately 27,000 team members). The Houston Independent School District (Houston ISD) Board of Education is seeking a highly qualified and committed educational leader to serve as the Superintendent. HISD is the first two-time winner of the award, which recognizes the public school system that has made the most substantial gains in student achievement. Voters in 2012 approved the largest school construction bond in Texas history.