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PA District Executive Positions

This page contains a listing of superintendent, assistant superintendent and executive director vacancies in Pennsylvania's public schools and public schools out of state.  Vacancies and available positions listings are posted upon request and review.  PASA reserves the right not to publish an open position. To request a vacancy announcement posting on this web site, send a message to the Webmaster or call PASA at (717) 540-4448. Please include your phone number with your e-mail request. Information needed includes: position, entity, contact name/address, and application deadline.
 
Pennsylvania Openings
Last Update: July 9, 2018
 
For more information on these positions, send correspondence directly to the listed contacts. Openings listed in order of application deadline.

ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT
York Suburban

I.U. 12 – York Co.
To Apply: Send letter of interest and resume to individual named below.
Deadline: 7/16/18
Contact for Information:
Dr. Timothy Williams, Supt.
York Suburban School District
1800 Hollywood Drive
York, PA 17403
About the Position:
Seeking a highly motivated, collaborative administrator with strong leadership skills and experience in curriculum and instruction to serve as Assistant Superintendent. Grades K-12; enrollment – 3100.  
12-month position available immediately but will wait for selected candidate. Qualifications: PA Letter of Eligibility; strong leadership, communication and collaboration skills; knowledge of curriculum development & implementation; ability to analyze data & use to drive instructional planning; knowledge of special education; prior administrative experience.

SUPERINTENDENT
Fairfield Area

I.U. 12 – Adams Co. 
To Apply: To express an interest in the position, please email your resume and cover letter to Tom Templeton with TEMPLETON Advantage. 
Deadline: Deadline for candidates to be assured consideration is 7/18/18.
Contact for Information: Tom Templeton, (717) 636-3238n or by Email   
About the Position:
Under 1,000 students. Seeking a dynamic individual who exhibits: unquestionable integrity who will continuously seek ways to improve our educational systems; skill and experience in educational leadership, including supervision of staff, proven project management abilities, and an understanding of the best practices in teaching and learning; the drive to commit and embed oneself into the fabric of the Fairfield community; an awareness of all major district dynamics and current issues facing small rural schools; clear, consistent, and effective communication skills with all district stakeholders, and an ability to maintain an atmosphere of accountability, respect and trust; the ability to lead a system that provides students with an authentic 21st century public education, while being prudent in the procurement in use of limited resources;  the ability to maintain a transparent partnership with the Board of School Directors, characterized by clarity of communication, driving board discussions, dialoguing effectively with district leaders, and creating rapport with all staff.  Documents to be completed after expressing interest include: application; PA letter of eligibility /proof of qualifications to serve as superintendent; Act 24 clearance; current Act 34/Act 151 clearances/FBI clearance (within 1 year); sealed university transcripts. 

SUPERINTENDENT
New Hope-Solebury 

I.U. 22 – Bucks Co.
To Apply: Please access the online application at https://recruit.BucksIU.org/NewHopeSolebury. A letter of inquiry, resumé, transcript, university credentials, and three professional references should be included with your online application.  Qualified applicants will be expected to submit all required clearances including Act 24 (PDE Form 6004), Act 34,Act 114, Act 151, a PA Health Form, and TB Test.
Deadline: Application window closes on 7/20/18.  The Board reserves the right to extend this date as necessary.
Contacts for Information: Contact the Bucks County Intermediate Unit…
Dr. Mark Hoffman, Exec. Dir.
(215) 348-2940 ext. 1101
MHoffman@BucksIU.org
Karen Sandone, MSHR, PHR, Director of Human Resources
(215) 348-2940 ext. 1520
KSandone@BucksIU.org
About the Position: 
Seeking an experienced, student-centered, highly qualified leader demonstrating skills, expertise in and commitment to leadership, engagement, expertise and continuous improvement.  Position Requirements: PA Letter of Eligibility; excellent academic credentials (doctorate preferred); K-12 experience as a teacher, school leader, and central office administrator; curriculum and instructional experience at all levels of education with an expertise in how children learn. Regionally competitive salary and benefits package. 

ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT
Norristown Area

I.U. 23 – Montgomery Co.
To Apply: Send a letter of interest and resume to Dr. Joseph O’Brien, Chester County Intermediate Unit, 455 Boot Road, Downingtown, PA 19335. All applications will be kept completely confidential.
Deadline: 7/30/18 or until a successful candidates is selected
Contact for Information:
Joseph J. O’Brien, Ed.D.
Chester County Intermediate Unit
455 Boot Road, Downingtown, PA  19335
(484) 237-5010
NASDsuptsearch@cciu.org
About the Position:
Seeking an exceptional educational leader to be its next assistant superintendent of schools. Candidates should demonstrate excellent communication skills and strong leadership in proactive decision-making and consensus building. The candidate must have the ability to lead and direct multiple tasks. Experience in special education management is highly desirable. Experience working with diverse student populations and environments preferred, experience creating and implementing successful multi-tier approaches for instructional and behavioral interventions preferred, experience implementing PDE initiatives preferred. Moderately large, suburban, public school district located northwest of Philadelphia serving a wonderfully diverse population of students and families in the Norristown Borough, East Norriton and West Norriton townships. Approx. enrollment of 7,000 students supported by approx. 1,000 employees, with 11 schools: kindergarten center, five elementaries, three middle schools, one smaller alternative high school and one comprehensive high school. Offering a multi-year contract with a regionally competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Candidate must possess, or be eligible for, a Pennsylvania Superintendent Letter of Eligibility. Doctorate preferred. Review of applications will begin on or about August 1, 2018. District website: http://www.nasd.k12.pa.us

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Lincoln I.U. 12

To Apply: Send or email a letter of introduction, vita, three letters of recommendation, and documentation for the Pennsylvania Letter of Eligibility to:  Don Stevens + Associates, 109 South Heatherstone Drive, Sun Prairie, WI 53590.  A concise candidate questionnaire will be emailed to every candidate to be completed, signed and returned to Don Stevens. 
Deadline: 9/14/18; interviews in October 2018
Contact for Information: Don Stevens by email or by phone at (608) 697-3460
About the Position:
Lincoln I.U. serves 25 school districts and other educational entities in Adams, Franklin and York counties in central southern Pennsylvania, with 1,250 full and part time staff and an approximate budget of $140 million. Candidate Qualifications: The successful candidate will have demonstrated leadership experience with a complex service organization and will possess the following entrepreneurial, leadership, managerial and personal characteristics: demonstrated administrative leadership; astute understanding of the challenges and issues public school districts face and a passion for their resolution; demonstrated visionary leadership; demonstrated knowledge of the political process at the regional and state levels; demonstrated capacity to manage and lead in a data driven environment; proficiency with the power and use of technology; demonstrated sound knowledge of budgeting and finance; ability to work with business partners; understands the social enterprise (entrepreneurial and business environment); a team player and team builder; strong interpersonal and communications skills; ability to build strategic partnerships and networks; demonstrated ability to plan strategically and implement those plans. (Additional selection criteria information found here: http://bit.ly/liuattributes.)  Professional Qualifications: shall hold a Pennsylvania Letter of Eligibility – proof of qualification to serve as an Intermediate Unit Executive Director as defined by Pennsylvania Code 49.142 (out-of-state candidates, see qualifications here (http://bit.ly/liuoutofstate); shall hold an earned doctorate (preferred) or an earned Master’s + 40 hours graduate study in education (required). Compensation:  Competitive. Start Date: January 2019. 

SUPERINTENDENT
West Perry

I.U. 15 – Perry Co.
To Apply: Interested candidates should send a signed cover letter, curriculum vitae, PA letter of eligibility (copy), sealed university transcripts, act 24 clearance, Act 34 clearance, Act 126 (Child Abuse) clearance, Act 151 clearance and Act 114 FBI fingerprints (dated within 1 year) to 113 Stone Hedge Court, Lebanon, Pa 17042 attention Dr. Edward Albert. Please provide a secure e-mail address.
Deadline: 10/1/18
Contact for Information: Dr. Edward Albert at ealbert@parss.org or call (717) 587-3521 
About the Position:
Anticipated appointment on or about January, 2019. Approximately 2648. students with an annual budget of nearly $39 M. Looking for an accomplished leader with proven success in raising student achievement and a commitment to providing a dynamic 21st century learning environment where all students, including those with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, can achieve their full potential. Successful candidate will be a strong leader with a communication style that promotes close cooperation between parents, teachers, other school district staff and the community in a collaborative, child-centered environment. Successful candidate will be: skilled in selecting, motivating and evaluating highly qualified staff;  have the ability to delegate responsibility;   an interpreter of data with a consistent focus on team building and team effectiveness;  knowledgeable on educational trends, research and innovative practices; experienced in school finance, budgeting, grant writing and cost effectiveness strategies while maximizing human and financial resources. Ideally, the successful candidate will have proven experience as a teacher and school administrator, including central office experience as well as successful experiences with community involvement and proven leadership skills.  S/he will be a person with a high standard of ethics. Salary range will be from $130,000 to $145,000. Qualifications will meet board criteria, including but not limited to the skills listed above. PA letter of eligibility required. EOE


SUPERINTENDENT
South Allegheny 
I.U. 3 – Allegheny Co.
To Apply: For details about the district, the Superintendent position, and how to apply, please go to http://www.aiu3.net/sasdsuperintendent.
Deadline: until filled
About the Position:
Seeking an experienced Superintendent to provide leadership in developing and maintaining comprehensive educational programs and services that advance the mission of the district.  The Superintendent oversees and administers the school district’s day to day business, educational and personnel operations, in accordance with general policies and strategic guidance adopted by the school board in consultation with the Superintendent. Qualifications: Superintendent PA Letter of Eligibility Certification or ability to meet PDE requirements for position of Superintendent K-12; advanced degree in business, finance, management or an advanced degree in education, special education, counseling, psychology or related field; ten (10) years’ experience in multiple areas of public education required, including elementary, middle or secondary school instruction and experience in central office preferred; at least five (5) years of experience in administration preferred; knowledge of K-12 curriculum, instruction and assessment, school organization and management, school district policy, and PA school law; demonstrated success with the application of strategic planning, program design and development as well as grant writing. Salary and Benefits: Competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a multi-year contract.  Annualized salary is subject to negotiation and based upon transferrable qualifications and experience. District currently has an interim superintendent in place while the selection process takes place. The school board will work with the Allegheny Intermediate Unit Executive Search Team over the next few months to complete the process.


ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT FOR CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION
Springfield Township

I.U. 23 – Montgomery Co.
To Apply: Interested applicants should submit their application directly to the posting of interest via the district Employment Opportunities website.
Deadline: Open until filled
Contact for Information:
Emily Kehr, Human Resources Dir.
Springfield Twp. SD
1901 E Paper Mill Road
Oreland, PA 19075
Email 
(215) 233-6000 ext 1011
About the Position:
District serves approx. 2500 students in four schools.  12-month position that reports to the Superintendent. The Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction is the chief academic officer for the school district, who will have oversight for the district's curricular and instructional program. Successful candidate must have: Master's or Doctoral degree; valid PA Superintendent Letter of Eligibility; minimum of five (5) years of successful teaching experience; minimum of three (3) years of building level or central office experience is required; demonstrated leadership in the organization, administration, supervision, and evaluation of K-12 academic and curricular programs; strong focus on academic achievement with ability to drive progress through interpretation of student data; experience working with and analyzing student data including but not limited to PVAAS, Keystones, PSSAs, PASAs; understanding of the PA Educator Effectiveness model and its implications for teaching and learning in the classroom; experience planning, coordinating and delivering Professional Development; experience as a leader in research and instructional practices; excellent organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with ability to engage in positive relationships with administrators, staff, parents, students and community; ability to multitask and meet challenging deadlines; strong knowledge of PA state standards and their application in the classroom. EOE

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