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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.  Vacancies and available positions listings are posted upon request and review.  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. For more information on these positions, send correspondence directly to the listed contacts. Openings listed in order of application deadline. PASA reserves the right not to publish an open position and/or edit submitted vacancy descriptions
Last Update: January 15, 2019

Brookville Area 

I.U. 6 (Jefferson Co)
To Apply: Interested candidates must submit a complete application packet in accordance with the directions provided on the district website: http://www.basd.us.
Deadline: 4:00 p.m. on 1/25/19. Position open until filled.
Contact for Information:
Mr. Rodney L. Green, BASD Search Consultant 
(814) 515-8623
Email: rodney511@atlanticbb.net 
About the Position:
Seeking a dynamic individual with integrity, visionary leadership, and outstanding management ability to lead the district, effective July 1, 2019. The district has approximately 1,500 students with a $26.2 million budget. The candidate must possess: excellent communication skills, experience in achieving high academic performance, experience in creating academic equity, and sound school finance and business management. Experience with curriculum development and implementation, knowledge of educational and innovative technology best practices, and school construction is required.  In addition, success with facilitating community engagement activities is highly desirable.  Prior central office experiences as superintendent or assistant superintendent desired with PA superintendent letter of eligibility required at time of employment.  Doctorate desirable. EOE

Upper Perkiomen

I.U. 23 – Montgomery Co.
To Apply: The search process is being coordinated by the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit. To apply, please visit: www.mciu.org/jobs.  
Deadline: 1/31/19
Contact for Information: 
Dr. John George, Executive Director
Montgomery County IU #23
(610) 755-9302 
About the Position:
Seeking a dynamic, collaborative, relationship-oriented individual with integrity, visionary leadership, superior communication skills, and outstanding, transparent administrative ability to lead a diverse district of approximately 3,380 students and $62 million budget, effective July 1, 2019. The desired candidate must possess experience in achieving high academic performance, creating academic equity, and sound school finance and business management; excellent verbal and written communication and leadership skills; experience with development and implementation of curriculum; knowledge of educational and technological best practices; and success in community engagement and involvement. Minimum requirements: licensed or eligible for licensure as a superintendent of schools in Pennsylvania; significant experience in public education; central office administrative experience preferred; doctorate preferred; excellent academic credentials. 

Westmont Hilltop

I.U. 8 - Cambria Co.
To Apply: Candidates who email their cover letter and resume to Mr. Templeton to start the process will receive instructions for submitting an application and other documentation. (See below for documents necessary to the application.)
Deadline: 1/31/19
Contact for Information:
Tom Templeton, Search Consultant
(717) 636-3238
About the Position:
Seeking a superintendent who will empower conscientious and skilled faculty, administrators and staff to effectively educate the district’s approximately 1,500 students.  By demonstrating a genuine commitment to the Westmont community and its stakeholders, the district is looking for a leader with the following leadership skills and strategic competencies, including but not limited to:  the skills to execute the mission, vision and core values of WHSD; the experience to incorporate proven educational leadership practices and trends that will continue to drive the achievement and readiness of students;  excellent oral and written communication skills that will inform and appropriately influence district stakeholders, including administrators, faculty, staff, students and the community; effective interpersonal abilities to engage administrators, faculty, staff, students and the community in the school buildings and at school/community events;  a systematic approach that prioritizes a shared set of clear, strategic goals and organization-wide procedures for execution; a solid understanding of, and appropriate experience in school finance, human resource management, facilities, safety and security and school law; the ability to effectively implement Board-approved policies and procedures, and partner well with the entire Board as the 10th non-voting member;  experience and/or a comprehensive understanding of the dynamics of a school district community and environment like Westmont Hilltop; a demonstrated history of living values such as respect, accountability, trust and integrity;  and a situational and dynamic leadership style that emphasizes thoughtful collaboration with others.  Documents to be submitted upon receiving application instructions 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. Other instructions will follow for interested candidates.

Kane Area

I.U. 9 – McKean Co.
To Apply: Send cover letter, PA Standard Application, educational resume, PA letter of eligibility, college transcripts, three current letters of reference (within one year.), and current Acts 34, 114 & 151 clearances to Jeff Kepler, Superintendent, Kane Area School District, 400 W. Hemlock Ave., Kane, PA 16735. 
Deadline: 2/13/19
About the Position:
Beginning July 1, 2019.  Successful candidate will be a strong leader with the ability to interact effectively with all staff members and demonstrate a sincere interest in the education of all students.  Must be skilled in motivating and evaluating staff; be knowledgeable on educational trends; have a record of fiscal responsibility; and ability to establish a culture of professional and academic excellence.  PA letter of eligibility required and Central office experience preferred.  Salary negotiable and will be competitive, based on training and experience, qualifications, and meeting board criteria including but not limited to the skills listed above.  EOE

Jim Thorpe Area

I.U. 21 – Carbon Co.
To Apply: Interested candidates will need to provide a signed cover letter, two-page resume, Application, PA letter of eligibility, Act 24 clearance, current Act 34 and Act 151 clearances and FBI fingerprints (dated within 1 year). Sealed university transcripts will need to be ordered and mailed to PSBA Member Services, attention, Michelle Kunkel, 400 Bent Creek Blvd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050. To complete the application process and upload required documents, go to PSBA’s Career Gateway and begin by creating a profile. Career Gateway questions can be directed to Michelle Kunkel at 717-506-2450 ext. 3365 or michelle.kunkel@psba.org
Deadline: Documents required by 2/18/19 to assure a review by the Board are cover letter, resume and application. All other required documents (see above) must be submitted or “in process.”
Contact for Information: Please direct questions to Shane Pagnotti, lead consultant, shane.pagnotti@psba.org.
About the Position:
Appointment on/about May 1, 2019.  Enrollment approximately 2,241; grades K-12.  Successful candidate will maintain a high standard of ethics; apply proven ability maintaining positive staff and board relations; possess sincere interest in the education and personal development of young people; and convey experience in school finance, budgeting, and cost-effectiveness strategies.  Central office experience is required. Salary is negotiable and will be competitive, based on training and experience, qualifications and meeting board criteria including but not limited to the skills listed above. EOE

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