Canby School District, Oregon

Superintendent- Congratulations to Dr. Aaron Downs

Congratulations to Dr. Aaron Downs

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The base salary will be in the range of $175,000- $180,000 plus a comprehensive benefit package.  The final salary will be determined based upon the candidate's experience and meeting the Board's profile.

Superintendent search – Canby school district

Canby School District serves the greater Canby, Oregon area — a scenic area of 85 square miles where rural and urban environments meet and thrive. Canby is [a half hour south of Portland,] situated just off the I-5 freeway and along Hwy 99E in Oregon’s famous Willamette Valley. Residents and visitors alike enjoy easy year-round access to Oregon’s public beaches, Mt. Hood recreational areas, Eastern Oregon’s high desert, and a wide array of cultural opportunities in Portland, Salem and surrounding communities.

Canby is a diverse community and equity is at the center of the district’s mission: All Students. All Abilities. All Opportunities. The district serves more than 4,200 students from all backgrounds. 30% of students are Hispanic/Latino and 24% of students receive English Language Development services. 45% of all students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch.

Canby School District’s students are served by a highly dedicated and experienced staff in five K-6 schools, Carus Elementary, Eccles Elementary, Knight Elementary, Lee Elementary, and Trost Elementary, the district’s K-6 Spanish Dual Language Immersion magnet school. Ninety-One School is the district’s lone K-8 school. Baker Prairie Middle School serves about 600 students in grades 7-8, and Canby High School is home to 1,300 9-12 grade students.

The base salary will be in the range of $175,000 - $180,000 plus a comprehensive benefit package. The final salary will be determined based upon the candidate’s experience and meeting the board’s profile.

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Lead Consultant: Dr. Jim Hager


Application Deadline:

May 14, 2021

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