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Employment Opportunities
To Request an application or Information about Grapeland Independent School District:
Telephone:   (936 687 4619
Fax:            (936) 687 4624
Email:         krichmond@grapelandisd.net
Mail:           Grapeland ISD      P.O. Box 249     Grapeland, Texas 75844

Current Openings:

Applications for the position of superintendent will be accepted in accordance with the information contained in this vacancy announcement.


Application Process

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for this position.

Applicants should submit a letter of intent, up-to-date resume, list of all relevant certifications, copy of appropriate transcripts verifying highest degree held and a list of references.  References should include addresses, job description, and a daytime phone number.  

Applications packets should be addressed to:


Grapeland ISD

P.O. Box 249

Grapeland, Texas 75844


or emailed to Kathy Richmond: krichmond@grapelandisd.net

All applicants will remain confidential until the naming of a Lone Finalist.  Only the Lone Finalist will be made public.



        Application deadline by 3:30                           March 10th  

        First round of interviews                                To Be Determined

        Interview finalists                                         To Be Determined

        Board selects superintendent                          To Be Determined

        Preferred starting date                                   To Be Determined


Conditions of Employment 

Salary                                                      Negotiable 

Fringe Benefits                                           District Policy

Contract Length                                          Negotiable

Travel                                                       Negotiable

Professional Dues                                        Reasonable Dues

Moving Expenses                                         Negotiable

Criminal History Check/Fingerprinting              Required

Background Check                                        Required



·         Demonstrates the ability to be an open, effective communicator with staff, community, and the board

·         Supportive of staff and listens to community concerns, is approachable and highly visible in the community and district

·         Ability to make decisions for the best interest of the students, staff and community

·         Strong leader with integrity, trustworthiness, honor, high moral standards and values

·         Excellent planner who manages district finances efficiently and provides a  clean, safe environment for learning and working

·         Improving the quality of education available to students while responding to the challenges of a diversified instructional program and seeks partnerships with area businesses, colleges and universities

·         Is a collaborative yet decisive decision maker who seeks to build consensus in a climate of openness and trust

·         Has experience managing fluctuating student enrollment and building construction

·         Must hold a Texas Superintendent Certificate

·         Superintendent experience and/or successful experience as a principal or central office administrator and public school teaching experience is required

·         Working knowledge of accounting, tax collections and bond issues/facility construction

·         Working knowledge of TEA regulation, UIL rules, and Human Resources


Grapeland ISD does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, or disability in providing education services, activities, and programs, including vocational programs, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title XI of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.