Director Search

The Weakley County Board of Education is seeking a visionary leader that is highly qualified with significant experience as its next Director of Schools. The person chosen by the Board will assume the role on or before July 1, 2023.

Minimum qualifications: Master's degree, Ed. S., Ed. D., or Ph.D. in education required. Professional educator’s license and three years of successful experience in education leadership also required.

Other qualifications: Must have experience in education administration. Significant experience in curriculum, school operations, and community relations is required. Must have effective written and verbal communication skills. Must have the ability to develop positive relationships with others within and outside of the school community, including but not limited to members of the Weakley County School Board, school employees, students, State and local officials with oversight over public education, and other stakeholders. Must be able to effectively work as part of a team, exhibit professionalism at all times when carrying out the duties of the Superintendent, and demonstrate the attributes and qualities of a positive role model. 

Get an understanding of the role, the selection process, qualifications and duties of the role, selection criteria, and more by visiting the links provided below. 


Completed applications will be reviewed by the Search Committee.  The group will determine the applicants that will be invited to a preliminary interview. Candidates will be narrowed until final applicants are selected for a live interview that will be open to the public. Dates and times of live interviews will be communicated as they become available.

Questions about the process? Email Patricia Adams, School Board Secretary, at [email protected], or call (731) 364-2247.


The Weakley County Board of Education is seeking feedback from the community regarding the next Weakley County Director of Schools. Please complete the survey below to voice your opinion.

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