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Now Accepting Applications for Superintendent of Schools
Wednesday, September 6, 2023 8:00 AM

Minneapolis Public Schools now accepting applications for new Superintendent of Schools

Applications are now being accepted for Minneapolis Public Schools’ (MPS) new Superintendent of Schools. Executive search firm BWP & Associates has posted the position on its website and is currently conducting candidate outreach and recruitment.
The ideal candidate will be a visionary instructional leader, effective communicator, and collaborative manager, with a strong record of accomplishments as a school district leader.
Additionally, the next MPS superintendent must be able to: 
  • Foster unity with the community and serve as a healing presence; 
  • Maintain a visible and active presence in the community, engaging with stakeholders and seeking their input; 
  • Value the community’s role in decision-making and respects their perspectives, always remembering that the MPS are the community’s schools; 
  • Remain connected and engaged with staff to understand the administrative and teaching challenges affecting student learning; 
  • Champion diversity, equity, and inclusion, addressing inequities and racism in policies, programs, services, facilities, and curriculum; and 
  • Build strong teams, act with integrity, and relentlessly advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the MPS organization.
Those interested in applying must submit a resume, letter of interest, three up-to-date letters of reference, proof of appropriate licensure and complete copies of transcripts on the BWP & Associates website.
Applications will be accepted until November 5, 2023.
More information about the superintendent search process can be found on the MPS superintendent search website.