Current Searches & Position Descriptions

Below you will find information about current searches being conducted by Leadership Associates. Links are provided to resources related to specific searches including an email link to request application materials and instructions.  All application communication is confidential. When you e-mail us to request an application, the assigned search consultants will be notified. Thank you for visiting our website.



NEW  Summerville Union High School District  (Tuolumne County) Enrollment 1,122

Opening Date: April 19, 2018
Closing Date: May 21, 2018
Interview Date: (TBA)
New Superintendent Begins: (TBA)

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Executive Assistant, Becky Banning, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Superintendent, Summerville Union High School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: https://www.summbears.k12.ca.us/
Position Description: Check back for position description
Consultant: Sally Frazier, Ed.D.


NEW  UCLA Pre K-12 Schools – Senior Director  (Los Angeles County) Enrollment approximately 950

Opening Date: April 9, 2018
Closing Date: May 14, 2018
Interview Date: Early to Mid June (TBA)
Senior Director Begins: July 1, 2018 (or as mutually agreed upon)

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Executive Assistant, Becky Banning, and request that application submittal instructions for the position of Senior Director, UCLA Pre K-12 Schools be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request. Your application must be completed and submitted by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

UCLA Pre K-12 School Information: https://ece.ucla.edu/ •  https://www.labschool.ucla.edu/  •   https://geffenacademy.ucla.edu/
Position Information Flyer: Check back for flyer
Consultants: Kent Bechler, Ph.D.  and Rich Thome


NEW  Duarte Unified School District  (Los Angeles County) Enrollment 3,733

Opening Date: April 9, 2018
Closing Date: May 14, 2018
Interview Date: TBA
New Superintendent Begins: July 1, 2018 (or as mutually agreed upon)

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Executive Assistant, Becky Banning, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Superintendent, Duarte Unified School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: https://www.duarteusd.org/
Position Description: Check back for position description
Consultants: Kent Bechler, Ph.D. and  Rich Thome


NEW  City Heights Prep Charter School – School Director  (San Diego County) Enrollment 168

Opening Date: April 5, 2018
Closing Date: May 7, 2018
Interview Date: June 1 or 2, 2018 (TBA)
New School Director Begins: July 15, 2018

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Executive Assistant, Becky Banning, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of School Director, City Heights Prep Charter School be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: http://www.cityheightsprep.org/
Position Description: Get position description
Consultants: Rich Thome and Sandy Sanchez-Thorstenson


NEW  Emery Unified School District (Alameda County) Enrollment 687

Opening Date: April 4, 2018
Closing Date: May 7, 2018
(Rescheduled) Interview Date: June 9, 2018
New Superintendent Begins: July 1, 2018

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Executive Assistant, Becky Banning, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Superintendent, Emery Unified School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: https://emeryusd.k12.ca.us/
Position Description: Check back for position description
Consultants: Richard J. Fischer, and Eric Andrew, Ed.D.


NEW  Guadalupe Union School District (Santa Barbara County) Enrollment 1,280, K-8

Opening Date: April 3, 2018
Closing Date: May 11, 2018
Interview Date: June 1, 2, or 3, 2018 (TBA)
New Superintendent Begins: July 1, 2018

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Executive Assistant, Becky Banning, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Superintendent, Guadalupe Union School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: http://www.guadusd.com/
Position Description: Check back for position description
Consultant: David Verdugo, Ed.D.


NEW  Wilsona School District (Los Angeles County) Enrollment 1,315, K-8

Opening Date: March 21, 2018
Closing Date: May 4, 2018
Interview Date: June 2, 2018
New Superintendent Begins: July 1, 2018 or as mutually agreed

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Executive Assistant, Becky Banning, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Superintendent, Wilsona School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: http://www.wilsonasd.net/
Position Description: Check back for position description
Consultant: Dennis Smith, Ed.D.


Wheatland Union High School District – Superintendent/Principal (Yuba County) Enrollment 739

Opening Date: March 16, 2018
Closed: April 16, 2018
Interview Date: May 9-10, 2018
New Superintendent/Principal Begins: July 1, 2018

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Executive Assistant, Becky Banning, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Superintendent/Principal, Wheatland Union High School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: https://www.wheatlandhigh.org
Position Description: Get position description
Consultant: Richard J. Fischer


Modesto City Schools (Stanislaus County) Enrollment 30,718

Opening Date: March 7, 2018
Closed: April 17, 2018
Interview Date: May 18-19, 2018
New Superintendent Begins: July 1, 2018

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Executive Assistant, Becky Banning, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Superintendent, Modesto City Schools be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: https://www.mcs4kids.com/district
Position Description: Get position description
Consultants: Sally Frazier, Ed.D.Juan Garza, and Eric Andrew, Ed.D.


Newhall School District (Los Angeles County) Enrollment 6,706

Opening Date: February 20, 2018
Closed: April 13, 2018
Interview Date: May 12, 2018
New Superintendent Begins: July 1, 2018

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Executive Assistant, Becky Banning, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Superintendent, Newhall School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: https://www.newhallschooldistrict.com/
Position Description: Get position description
Consultants: Dennis Smith, Ed.D. and Peggy Lynch, Ed.D.


Galt Joint Union High School District (Sacramento County) Enrollment 2,191

Opening Date: February 20, 2018
Closed: April 2, 2018
Interview Date: April 14, 2018
New Superintendent Begins: July 1, 2018

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Executive Assistant, Becky Banning, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Superintendent, Galt Union Joint High School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: https://www.ghsd.us/
Position Description: Get position description
Consultants: Rich Thome and Richard J. Fischer


Orange Unified School District, Assistant Superintendent, Business Services (Orange County) Enrollment 28,522

Opening Date: February 19, 2018
Closed: March 12, 2018
Interview Date: March 29, 2018
New Assistant Superintendent Begins: Upon mutual agreement

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Executive Assistant, Becky Banning, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Assistant Superintendent, Business Services, Orange Unified School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: https://www.orangeusd.org/
Position Description: Get position description
Consultant: Peggy Lynch, Ed.D.


Pacifica School District (San Mateo County) Enrollment 3,150, K-8

Opening Date: February 13, 2018
Closed: March 21, 2018
Interview Date: April 23-24, 2018
New Superintendent Begins: July 1, 2018

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Executive Assistant, Becky Banning, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Superintendent, Pacifica School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: http://www.pacificasd.org/
Position Description: Get position description
Consultants: Eric Andrew, Ed.D., and Juan Garza


Woodlake Unified School District (Tulare County) Enrollment 2,192

Opening Date: February 13, 2018
Closed: March 23, 2018
(Rescheduled) Interview Date: April 22, 2018
New Superintendent Begins: July 1, 2018

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Executive Assistant, Becky Banning, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Superintendent, Woodlake Unified School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: http://www.w-usd.org/
Position Description: Get position description
Consultant: Juan Garza


California Collaborative for Educational Excellence – Executive Director

Opening Date: February 2, 2018
Closed: April 9, 2018
Interview Date: May 24-25, 2018
New Executive Director Begins: July 1, 2018

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Executive Assistant, Becky Banning, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Executive Director, California Collaborative for Educational Excellence be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

CCEE website: http://ccee-ca.org/
Position Description: Get position description
Consultants: Sally Frazier, Ed.D.James R. (Jim) Brown, and Sandy Sanchez-Thorstenson


Banta Elementary School District (San Joaquin County) Enrollment 770, K-8

Opening Date: January 28, 2018
Closed: April 2, 2018
Interview Date: May 8, 2018
New Superintendent Begins: July 1, 2018

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Executive Assistant, Becky Banning, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Superintendent, Banta Elementary School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: https://bantaesd.sharpschool.net/
Position Description: Get position description
Consultant: Juan Garza


Oroville City Elementary School District (Butte County) Enrollment 2,696, K-8

Opening Date: January 26, 2018
Closed: March 19, 2018
Interview Date: May 2-4, 2018
New Superintendent Begins: July 1, 2018

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Executive Assistant, Becky Banning, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Superintendent, Oroville City Elementary School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: http://www.ocesd.org/
Position Description: Get position description
Consultant: Richard J. Fischer


Stockton Unified School District (San Joaquin County) Enrollment 40,984

Opening Date: January 19, 2018
Closed: March 19, 2018
Interview Date: April 28-29, 2018
New Superintendent Begins: July 1, 2018

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Executive Assistant, Becky Banning, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Superintendent, Stockton Unified School District be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: https://www.stocktonusd.net/
Position Description: Get position description
Consultants: Sally Frazier, Ed.D., Eric Andrew, Ed.D., and Juan Garza


Oxford Preparatory Academy Executive Director (Orange County) Enrollment 1,400, K-8

Opening Date: January 12, 2018
Closed: March 16, 2018
Interview Date: April 14, 2018
New Executive Director Begins: July 1, 2018

If you are interested in this position please send an email to Executive Assistant, Becky Banning, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Executive Director, Oxford Preparatory Academy be emailed to you. Please be sure to include your name, current position, current employer, contact phone number, and preferred email in your request. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website: https://oxfordpreparatoryacademy.com/
Position Description: Get position description
Consultants: Peggy Lynch, Ed.D. and Dennis Smith, Ed.D.