Policy CBC: Superintendent of Schools: Appointment and Responsibilities

The Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee and the Amherst andPelham School Committees, the latter two cooperatively through the Union#26 School Committee, shall jointly appoint a Superintendent ofSchools. Such appointment shall be confirmed in a written Contract ofEmployment which shall include terms and conditions of employment.

The Superintendent of Schools shall serve as:

  • The executive officer of the Committees
  • The chief educational advisor to the Committees
  • The accountable officer for all personnel in the school districts
  • The liaison officer between the Committees and all personnel of the school districts, state agencies and local community groups or agencies
  • A written job description, outlining the qualifications andresponsibilities of the Superintendent of Schools will be developed bythe School Committees and periodically reviewed by them.

    The Superintendent is designated a managerial and confidentialemployee in regards to collective bargaining as defined in Chapter 150Eof Mass. legislation.


    MGL 71:59 , 72:3

    Region Voted to Approve: 12/21/82
    Amherst Voted to Approve: 2/1/83
    Pelham Voted to Approve: 2/8/83
    Effective Date: 12/21/82