Section 230.321, Florida Statutes 2001
230.321 Superintendents employed under Art. IX, State Constitution.--
(1) In every district authorized to employ a superintendent of schools under Art. IX of the State Constitution, the superintendent shall be the executive officer of the school board and shall not be subject to the provisions of law, either general or special, relating to tenure of employment or contracts of other school personnel. The superintendent's duties relating to the district school system shall be as provided by law and rules of the State Board of Education and of the Commissioner of Education.
(2) The school board of each of such districts shall enter into contracts of employment with the superintendent of schools and shall adopt rules and regulations relating to his or her appointment.
(3) The school board of each such district shall pay to the superintendent of schools a reasonable annual salary. In determining the amount of compensation to be paid, the board shall take into account such factors as:
(a) The population of the district;
(b) The rate and character of population growth;
(c) The size and composition of the student body to be served;
(d) The geographic extent of the district;
(e) The number and character of the schools to be supervised; and
(f) The educational qualifications, professional experience, and age of the candidate for the position of superintendent.
History.--ss. 1, 2, ch. 57-308; s. 29, ch. 65-239; s. 1, ch. 67-341; ss. 10, 21, ch. 69-216; portions of (2) formerly s. 6A, Art. VIII of the Constitution of 1885 as amended; converted to statutory law by s. 10, Art. XII of the Constitution as revised in 1968; s. 1, ch. 69-300; s. 1, ch. 70-190; s. 1, ch. 82-242; s. 1237, ch. 95-147; s. 111, ch. 97-190.