We are an Independent school system located in the small town of West Point KY., situated along the Ohio River. We service approximately 145 students from preschool through 8thgrade. Our mission is to offer students a positive learning environment filled with high expectation.
NOTICE OF VACANT WEST POINT INDEPENDENT BOARD OF EDUCATION SEAT
The Kentucky Commissioner of Education is seeking applications to be considered for appointment to the West Point Independent Board of Education. You are invited to nominate yourself or someone you know who is qualified to serve on the West Point Independent Board of Education representing the district at large. This vacancy was created by a member resignation.
Under the provisions of KRS 160.290(2), this appointment is effective until the end of the elected term December 31, 2016. This is a public service position and the person appointed will not be employed by the West Point Independent Public school.
Board members must be:
At least 24 years old;
A Kentucky citizen for the last three years;
A registered voter in the district and voter precinct of the vacancy
Have a high school diploma or a GED certificate;
Must be in compliance with anti-nepotism state laws;
Cannot provide contract services for the school district.
School board members are involved primarily in the following areas:
Developing policy that governs the operation of schools;
Providing visionary leadership that establishes long-range plans and programs for the district;
Hiring the district superintendent and issuing annual evaluation reports;
Setting local tax rates and practicing vigorous stewardship to ensure that all school district funds are spent wisely.
Applications should be completed and mailed by July 5, 2016
Interviews will be scheduled approximately 6-10 working days after this date. All qualified applications received before interviews are scheduled will be considered.
Application forms for this position are available from:
West Point Independent Board of Education office at 209 N. 13th Street West Point KY 40177
The Kentucky Department of Education 502-564-4474 or KDE website at http://education.ky.gov/districts/legal/pages/default.aspx
All applications must be mailed directly to:
Commissioner of Education
1st floor, Capital Plaza Tower
500 Mero Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
The Kentucky Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.
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