Portland Public Schools

Portland, Oregon


A Superintendent for the kids of Portland.

Portland. The heart of Oregon, and home to one of the largest and most richly diverse school districts in the Pacific Northwest, seeks its next school district leader. Portland has long been a beacon of progressive thinking and deep community engagement, where thoughtful community-members work collaboratively to find solutions to the complex challenges of our times. If you’ve ever stepped foot in this great city, you’ve likely fallen in love with it.

Our Portland Public Schools is ready to hire its next leader, and we invite highly accomplished educational leaders to consider this role. We are unabashed in our focus on eliminating systemic racism and the adverse impact it has on student learning; and our next Superintendent will continue the organization’s deep commitment to this work.

Our vacancy is currently open, and will remain open until April 19. We intend to select a superintendent in early June, and to welcome our new Superintendent this summer to the join our greatest assets: the 44,000 students and 8000 hardworking staff who make PPS the incredible organization that it is.

Confidential inquiries to Hank Harris are welcome.

Please note:  Our Next Superintendent Criteria as well as compensation information will be available starting April 10.