Prince William County, Virginia  

School Division Searching for a Superintendent  

The Position – The Prince William County School Board seeks an educational leader to serve as  Superintendent of Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS). The next Superintendent will have the  opportunity to work with a dedicated School Board, a highly accomplished staff, and a supportive and engaged  community to advance the work of our nationally recognized school division and provide an educational  program that prepares all students for success. The start date for the new Superintendent will be July 1, 2021.  PWCS is an equal opportunity employer. 

The Division Prince William County Public Schools is located 35 miles southwest of Washington, DC  and 80 miles north of Richmond, Virginia. PWCS enrollment is approximately 89,000 students, drawn from a  diverse school community, making PWCS the second largest of 138 school divisions in the Commonwealth of  Virginia and the 35th largest in the nation. The School Division has a history of growing on average by 2,000  students per year. There are currently 61 elementary schools, 16 middle schools, 13 high schools, 2 traditional  schools, 5 special education schools, 2 alternative schools, and 2 Governor’s Schools attended by PWCS  students. A new high school and a new middle school are scheduled to open for the 2021-22 school year.  PWCS also offers a wide range of specialty and career and technical education programs.  

The governing body of PWCS is the School Board, comprised of eight School Board members who are elected  for four-year terms. One member represents each of the School Division’s seven magisterial districts, and one  member serves as a Chairman At-Large. More information about PWCS and the position is available on the  BWP & Associates website at www.bwpassociates.com and on the PWCS website at  https://www.pwcs.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=340225&pageId=44146461 

Qualifications / Licensure – The School Board seeks an educational leader with the  qualifications and skills needed to implement the Division’s commitment to “Provide a World Class Education”  for ALL of our students. The successful candidate will be known for integrity and character and will be  respected as a leader who can successfully engage, motivate, and manage a diverse and progressive system  that is growing at a rapid pace. Applicants are required to hold or provide evidence of eligibility for a Virginia  Division Superintendent License. Candidates are encouraged to obtain information about requirements for  certification from the Virginia Department of Education.  

Application / Selection Procedure / Salary – Individuals who wish to be considered for  this position must complete an online BWP Applicant Data Form at www.bwpassociates.com. An application  file must include a letter of interest indicating reasons for interest in the position, a current résumé, and three  letters of reference. Candidates must send these materials electronically with the online Applicant Data Form.  Official transcripts will be required from candidates who are invited to interview with the School Board.  

The salary and benefits for the successful candidate will be nationally competitive and determined upon proven  experience, qualifications, and fulfillment of school board criteria. The new Superintendent will assume the  position on July 1, 2020.  

Application Deadline: January 27, 2021 – Letters of interest and other required materials  must be received by BWP no later than January 27, 2021. The School Board expects to finalize the search by  early March, 2021.  

BWP search team: Dr. Kevin Castner 434-531-8171 For more information: www.bwpassociates.com  Dr. Wayne Harris 540-761-1488