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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: November 16, 2018
For more information on these positions, send correspondence directly to the listed contacts. Openings listed in order of application deadline.

Spring Grove Area

I.U. 12 – York Co.
To Apply: Online (necessary documents listed below) 
Deadline: 11/18/18
Contact for Information:  Mrs. AnJie Doll at (717) 225-4731, ext. 3038, or by email at dolla@sgasd.org
About the Position:
Seeking an accomplished leader with proven success to serve as its next Superintendent.  Anticipated appointment is to begin on or about July 2, 2019. District encompasses about 92 square miles. Total enrollment approx. 4,300 students; three elementary schools (K-4), an intermediate school (5-6), a middle school (7-8) and a high school (9-12). Total approx. staff of 500. Successful candidate demonstrates commitment to providing a dynamic 21st-century learning environment where all students can attain their full potential and experience in raising student achievement. Essential skills and abilities: commitment to positive, dynamic learning environment; engaging communication style; experience in administration of school resources; keen knowledge of/experience with school finance, business, law and HR management; demonstrated commitment to equal treatment for all; ability to delegate responsibility; team focus; knowledgeable on trends, research and innovative practices; ability to interpret data in decision-making; proven success in administration, preferably both as a school building and central office administration. PA Supt. Letter of Eligibility or Commission Qualification Letter required; doctorate in education preferred. Interested candidates should submit an online application including the following: cover letter; resume/curriculum vitae; PA Certificate/Letter of Eligibility; college/university transcripts; current (within 1 year) - Act 34 PA State Clearance, Act 151 Child Abuse Clearance, Act 114 Federal Fingerprint. CLICK HERE to read more about responsibilities. To learn more about the district, CLICK HERE. EOE

Marple Newtown

I.U. 25 – Delaware Co.
To Apply: Interested candidates should submit an online application via the Marple Newtown School District Human Resources Employment Opportunities page on the MNSD website at www.mnsd.org.
Deadline: 12/1/18
About the Position:
Seeking an outstanding, accomplished individual with a strong leadership background and experience managing an administrative team,  a leader with vision and initiative who can effectively manage a team and promote a collaborative culture, and one who will work to foster positive learning outcomes for an increasingly diverse student body, all while maintaining fiscal discipline.  Approximately 3,500 students in six schools, with over 300 teachers plus a workforce of over 380 support staff.  Annual budget of approximately $85M. Candidates should demonstrate leadership qualities that include, but are not limited to, excellent communication skills, strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, sound financial management and a solutions approach to planning and decision-making.  Candidates should also have a willingness to work with district stakeholders and make decisions in a manner exemplified by trust and integrity. Competitive salary plus a benefits package and a multi-year contract.  Candidates must possess a Pennsylvania superintendent letter of eligibility.  A candidate with a doctorate degree, central office and/or building-level administrative experience is strongly preferred.  The target employment date is July 1, 2019. AA/EOE

Rose Tree Media

I.U. 25 – Delaware Co.
To Apply: Please submit an application, resume and letter of interest via this link
Deadline: 12/7/18
About the Position:
Anticipated start date: July 1, 2019. Seeking an outstanding educational leader who will continue to build capacity for student and staff success in the district’s K-12 school system of six schools serving 3,700 pupils. Rose Tree Media’s students thrive academically and are served by a talented and dedicated staff, an innovative curriculum and strong community resources. Upon high school graduation, they are well prepared for four year competitive colleges and universities. The District is consistently ranked among the best in the state.  The following leadership qualities are highly valued: ability to build partnerships and work collaboratively; ability to clearly communicate the goals and the strategic work of the district; ability to deepen learning for all students K-12; ability to inspire others to fully commit to the highest standards of the district. PA certification as a School Administrator is required; Doctorate preferred. A competitive salary and benefit package will be offered. EOE

Cumberland Valley

I.U. 15 - Cumberland Co.
To Apply: Online (Job opening/position #1003)
Deadline: 12/10/18
Contact for Information: Michelle Zettlemoyer, Dir. of Human Resources, at 717-697-8261 or email
About the Position: 
Responsible for overseeing all aspects of the district's elementary program and to assist with articulating, aligning and infusing critical aspects of the elementary curriculum, programs and instructional practices into the district's middle schools. Candidates must possess a Principal certification (K-12, elementary or secondary), a Master's Degree, and a Superintendent's Letter of Eligibility. A Doctorate or work toward a doctorate degree is preferred. Successful candidate must have both experience as a building principal and a strong background in curriculum and supervision, as well as instructional leadership. Required clearances: criminal record check (less than one year old), child abuse history clearance (less than one year old) and FBI fingerprint clearance (less than one year old). Click here for more information on this position. AA/EOE

Upper Darby

I.U. 25 – Delaware Co.
Deadline: 1/10/19
Contact for Information: For additional information, contact Dr. Maria Edelberg, Executive Director, Delaware County Intermediate Unit, at 610-938-9000 ext. 2056 or at medelberg@dciu.org.
About the Position:
Seeking a knowledgeable, experienced, and highly effective leader. Qualities desired: visionary with long term commitment to the mission, values, and beliefs of the UDSD and to fostering a positive learning experience for all children and staff; commitment to the interests of all stakeholders in the community including residents, parents, students, and staff; strong foundation in a systems approach to operations, curriculum, instruction and assessment, educational best practices, and creating climates of respect and safe schools; courageous innovator and strong educational leader with a positive attitude who strives to build collaboration, trust, and consensus among all internal and external stakeholders; understands the needs of a very diverse district serving very diverse communities; keen knowledge of, and experience with, school finance, business management, school law, and human resource management; excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to develop and cultivate relationships through all channels of communication; experience leading the management of aging facilities; prior experience as a Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent for a large district in a diverse community, with a proven history of success and longevity; PA Superintendent Letter of Eligibility (Out of State - Eligible for PA Letter); Doctorate in Education preferred. Total compensation package is competitive and negotiable. To learn more information about the Upper Darby School District, visit www.upperdarbysd.org

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