Superintendent Search

The Homewood-Flossmoor High School District 233 Board of Education approved a contract with The Alma Advisory Group to complete a national search process for the next Superintendent for Homewood-Flossmoor High School District 233. The Board expects to fill the position before the end of the calendar year, allowing for a smooth transition in leadership in July 2025.

Homewood-Flossmoor High School Superintendent Dr. Scott Wakeley announced his retirement during a faculty meeting in April. Effective at the end of the 2024-25 school year, Dr. Wakeley will conclude his education career that spans 34 years, including 20 years as a superintendent, with four of those leading Homewood-Flossmoor High School District 233.

At its April meeting, the Board selected The Alma Advisory Group for many reasons including its clear focus on equity and diversity in hiring through a competency-based approach at all phases of the process. The process also includes inclusive and authentic community engagement to assure the candidates meet the community’s vision for its school. The Alma Advisory Group will partner with the Board of Education in each step of the search and hiring process, assuring a smooth transition in leadership.


Job Posting

Apply NowWe’re looking for a dynamic and outcomes-driven leader to join Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School District 233 as Superintendent. The next Superintendent will lead this proud award-winning high school district in implementing its five-year strategic plan. The district serves nearly 3,000 students and is located in the Cook County suburb of Flossmoor, Ill., approximately 25 miles south of downtown Chicago. If you or someone you know is interested in this role, check out the full position announcement at this link.



Community Survey




To engage as many people as possible, the Board launched a community survey. All students, staff, families and community members were invited to complete the survey. The survey is now closed.




Community Gathering

Community gathering


To support this effort, the Board held a community gathering in the high school’s Performing Arts Center on May 20, 2024.







Focus Groups

Focus Groups


In addition, the Board held a number of focus groups for teachers, staff, administrators and students with the Alma Advisory Group to share their perspectives about the future of the district. Community members engaged directly with representatives of the Alma team and shared their hopes and expectations for district leadership moving forward.




Stay Informed




Stay up to date on the Superintendent search on this designated webpage. The Board will provide updates throughout the process.