The Greater Essex County District School Board is looking for a new director of education.

Warren Kennedy announced his resignation on March 21.

He has been the director since March 2009 and has been involved in public education for 35 years.

“I am confident that our trustees, superintendents, administrators and staff will provide my successor with the support required to carry on the standards of excellence that I hope I have preserved in my time with this incredible organization,” says Kennedy.

Kennedy’s last day with the board will be Aug. 30.

The job posting states Candidates must possess Ontario Supervisory Officer certification or equivalency and successful experience in a senior administrative/leadership role in a school board. The application is available on the board’s website.

The application deadline in May 31.