Superintendent of Schools

LaGrange, IL

Lyons Township High School District 204 (LTHS) is seeking an educational leader to serve as superintendent following the retirement of Dr. Kilrea, who has served with distinction the last twelve years. The district has been the focal point of the eleven communities it serves for more than a century and currently enrolls approximately 4000 students on its two campuses.  LTHS is stocked with innovative leaders, dedicated teachers (83% with Masters Degrees), motivated students, and engaged parents.

Driven by its mission that pledges “to foster the full intellectual, physical, moral, and aesthetic growth of all students and affirm our century-old motto, Vita Plena, the quest for the fulfilling life,” the district is dedicated to meaningful teaching and learning and committed to ensuring all students attain their fullest potential.

The new leader will need to sustain and strengthen a long tradition of academic excellence, robust co-curricular programming, and thoughtful innovation.  Additionally, the candidate should have recent and relevant experience in improving the depth and breadth of belonging and connection to school for all students and their families as well as addressing students’ social-emotional health.

Applicants should submit the following via email with LTHS SEARCH in the subject line:

  • Full resume
  • Cover letter stating why they are seeking the job and why they will be an excellent fit for the district
  • Contact information for three references
  • A one page written response to this prompt: Identify a challenge you have faced and  share how you resolved it.

The deadline for applications is January 4, 2021.