New Chackbay Elementary School

The new Chackbay Elementary School opened its doors to students on August 9, 2018. From beginning to end, the construction took 508 days to complete at a cost to taxpayers of $10,795,534.77. The school will serve approximately 370 PreK-5th grade students. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held in late October.




Administrative Vacancies

Director of Human Resources

Length of Employment:  240 days (239 days/2018-2019)

Salary Range:  $73,893 - $92,076


Supervisor of Curriculum (Middle Schools/Accountability)

Length of Employment:  240 days (239 days/2018-2019)

Salary Range:  $67,661 - $84,311


The deadline for the receipt of the complete application packet in the superintendent's office for the above-listed positions has been set at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 29, 2018; any applications received after this deadline will not be considered.  The application packet must  be submitted to me (Jo Ann Matthews, Superintendent of Schools, P. O. Box 879, Thibodaux, LA 70302) in an envelope marked "Application for Administrative Position" and shall contain the following:  (1) Application for Administrative Position; (2) resume; (3) copy of applicant's latest teaching certificate (or letter from the Louisiana Department of Education verifying eligibility for certification as an administrator); (4) copies of applicant's last two years' evaluation for the position presently held; and (5) Release of Information Form (titled Request for Information on Present/Former School Employee) completed by the central office staff member who is the supervisor of personnel -- required if the applicant is presently employed or was previously employed by another district.


Applicants must possess certification as Principal or Educational Leader or be eligible for certification as verified by the Louisiana Department of Education.


Director of Human Resources - Job Description

Curriculum Supervisor - Job Description 

Application for Administrative Position 

CGD Employment of Administrative Personnel

Request for Information Form

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To report child abuse and neglect, call the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) child protection hotline at

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Custodian of Records - Jo Ann Matthews, Ed.D. - Superintendent

Title IX Coordinator - Chris M. Kimball

Section 504 Coordinator - Daphne Jones

Phone - (985) 446-5631

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