Superintendent: Canby School District, Canby Oregon



Administrative Position Posting

Position Title: Superintendent

Closing Date for Applications: February 9, 2015

Canby School District is seeking a leader with an outstanding record in the field of education to serve as superintendent beginning July 1, 2015. The successful candidate will join staff, students, parents, and community as an integral partner to develop, communicate, and strategically implement comprehensive learning opportunities that ensure excellence in education for all students. The School Board anticipates a base salary range from $130,000 to $145,000 plus benefits package for the position. 

  • Approximately 4,750 students
  • Schools:
    o Five K-6 elementary schools
    o One K-8 rural school
    o One 7-8 middle school
    o One 9-12 high school

The district provides educational services to diverse populations and geographic attendance areas. Trost Elementary is a dual-language immersion magnet school (Spanish & English). Another campus, Ackerman Center, houses many programs, both for the district and for the Canby community at large. Canby's educators continue to focus on increasing students' achievement while responding to higher academic standards, tight fiscal constraints, and mandated student assessments. Improvement in these areas continues as quality educational experiences are provided in clean, safe, and updated state-of-the-art facilities accessible to the community for public use. For more information visit the district’s website:

Canby School District is situated in the heart of Clackamas County, 25 miles from both Portland and Salem on Highway 99E with quick access to both I-5 and I-205 freeways. In addition to city of Canby students, the district also serves rural segments of Carus, Oregon City, Wilsonville, and Hubbard. Canby is a growing community of 15,000 residents, offering the amenities of a larger city while maintaining a rural ‘hometown’ sense of community. Canby is home to the Clackamas County Fairgrounds, which has hosted the annual county fair and rodeo since 1907. In addition, Canby has a swim center, movie theatre, winter and summer concerts, and performances in the Richard R. Brown Fine Arts Center on the Canby High School campus. 

The Application Requirements are:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Completed Application Form
  • Current Resume
  • Copy of Oregon Administrator License or other state current license
  • Statement of Educational Philosophy (1 page)
  • Completed Mentor Questionnaire
  • Letters of Recommendation (3-5 preferred within last 3 years)
  • Other information demonstrating success in education

For additional information regarding the position, please contact:

Greg McKenzie, Search Consultant
Window to Leadership, LLC
1470 Rosemont Road
West Linn, Oregon 97068
Phone: 503-752-2438
Email:  or

Canby School District is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer and Actively Seeks Minority Applicants