The superintendent of schools shall be the chief executive officer of the Board of Education and the administrative head of all divisions and departments of the Advance R-IV School District.  The superintendent shall be responsible to the Board for the execution of its policies and regulations.  The superintendent shall be the Board's representative and the channel through which all directives from the Board to its employees or students shall be communicated.  The superintendent may also give directives for the management of the school district to employees and students on points not covered by the adopted Board policies and regulations.  Such directives shall be valid unless disapproved by the Board.


The superintendent is charged with creating, implementing and maintaining written administrative procedures to provide guidance on policy implementation to the district.  Administrative procedures must be consistent with the adopted policies of the Board in every respect.  While the Board may wish to periodically review these procedures, the administration has the authority to make modifications to procedures without Board approval, unless otherwise instructed by the Board.


The superintendent shall be held accountable to the Board for all aspects of school district administration.  The execution of all decisions made by the Board concerning the internal operation of the school district shall be delegated to the superintendent.  The superintendent shall then be responsible for the delegation of responsibility and authority for the operation of the various functions of the district.


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Note:   The reader is encouraged to check the index located at the beginning of this section for other pertinent policies and to review administrative procedures and/or forms for related information.


Adopted:         12/14/00


Revised:          09/12/15


Legal Refs:     '' 168.191, .201, RSMo.


Advance R-IV School District, Advance, Missouri