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Executive Search & Transition

Our nationwide team possesses a wealth of experience and a vast network of personal and professional relationships within the education sector, uniquely positioning us to assist Boards and school leaders in filling critical positions effectively.

Recognizing the sensitive nature of roles like Superintendent and Head of School, our seasoned team of former superintendents brings invaluable insights and expertise to ensure a discreet and confidential search process. Their firsthand experience navigating the complexities of these high-stakes positions ensures that candidates are vetted thoroughly and selected with utmost care. Additionally, for specialized roles such as Director of Special Education and Finance, which present distinct challenges in recruitment, our extensive connections with state and national organizations prove invaluable.

By leveraging these strategic partnerships, we can tap into a pool of highly qualified candidates, ensuring that your school or district secure leaders with the specialized skills and expertise required to drive success in these critical areas.

Selecting Zeal Education Group for your superintendent or key personnel search unlocks a wealth of advantages anchored in unparalleled expertise, expansive network connectivity, and bespoke solutions tailored to your institution's distinct needs and values. Leveraging decades of industry insight and a deep-rooted understanding of educational dynamics, we specialize in orchestrating confidential, thorough searches that resonate with your organization's ethos and objectives. Our robust network and strategic alliances grant us access to a diverse and exceptional talent pool, streamlining the recruitment and vetting journey.

Moreover, our steadfast commitment extends beyond the recruitment phase, encompassing ongoing support, professional development, and meticulously crafted entry and strategic plans to facilitate seamless leadership transitions and ensure sustained organizational excellence.

Highlighted below are some key features and benefits encapsulated within our service offerings:

  • Community Engagement: Collaborative efforts to identify and prioritize desired leadership characteristics through stakeholder engagement.

  • Candidate Recruitment & Vetting: Comprehensive recruitment processes, including rigorous vetting to identify the most suitable candidates.

  • Interview Facilitation: Seamless coordination and facilitation of interviews and selection processes.

  • Contract Negotiation Assistance: Expert guidance in drafting employment contracts and facilitating salary negotiations, if required.

  • Customized Entry Plan: Design and delivery of tailored entry plans to expedite leadership integration and impact.

  • Strategic Planning Collaboration: Collaborative development and implementation of comprehensive strategic plans aligned with organizational goals.

  • Executive Coaching: Up to 24 months of personalized executive coaching to nurture leadership capabilities and effectiveness.

  • Unlimited Leadership Support: Access to continuous leadership support services, ensuring ongoing growth, alignment, and success.

By entrusting Zeal Education Group with your leadership recruitment needs, you position your institution for transformative leadership, sustainable growth, and enduring success in an ever-evolving educational landscape.


We understand that our clients are not just districts and schools, but ultimately the students that they are designed to serve. As fellow educators, we are committed to acting with integrity, honesty, and transparency.

Zeal is unlike any other consulting firm because we guarantee complete and total satisfaction on any service we provide, or we will start over.

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