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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: May 21, 2018
 
For more information on these positions, send correspondence directly to the listed contacts. Openings listed in order of application deadline.

SUPERINTENDENT
Tuscarora

I.U. 12 – Franklin 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 at https://careergateway.psba.org 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 5/21/18 to assure a review by the Board are, cover letter, resume and application. All other required documents must be submitted or “in process.”
Contact for Information: Please direct questions to Karen Devine, lead consultant at karen.devine@psba.org or 717-506-2450 ext. 3322.
About the Position:
Appointment on/about June 15, 2018. Position available on/about July 1, 2018. Enrollment approximately 2,500; grades K-12. Successful candidate will be committed to the pursuit of becoming a community of highly effective educators who are Focused on Learning, who work to build and sustain a Collaborative Culture within the district, and who are Results Oriented to assure All Students Achieve at High Levels. Must have a proven ability to maintain positive staff and board relations while fostering a collaborative environment and engaging all district stakeholders; have an ability to maximize human and financial resources. Must be skilled in the use of instructional technology; selecting, motivating, and evaluating highly qualified staff; be knowledgeable of educational trends, research and innovative practices. Successful candidate will have experience in school finance, budgeting, and cost-effectiveness strategies and a demonstrated commitment to visiting schools to monitor school climate, effectiveness of programs, classroom instruction, and student learning. 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. PA letter of eligibility required. EOE

SUPERINTENDENT
Lower Moreland 

I.U. 23 – Montgomery Co.
To Apply: To request an application packet, please email superintendentsearch@lmtsd.org
Deadline: Completed applications are due by 5/25/18. 
About the Position:
Anticipated Start Date: September 1, 2018. Seeking an outstanding educational leader who will continue to build capacity for student and staff success in K-12 school system of three schools serving 2,300 pupils. Lower Moreland’s students thrive in student-centered schools 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 and also lead the state in co-curricular achievements. 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 our students K-12; ability to lead the district with a focus on innovation to serve the future needs of all learners; 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

SUPERINTENDENT
Purchase Line

I.U. 28 – Indiana 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.  Documents to be completed upon 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 will need to be ordered and hand delivered to Mr. Templeton if selected for an interview. Note:  There is no need to send all clearances and transcripts to Mr. Templeton.  Please keep them in your possession until given additional instructions.  
Deadline: Deadline to be assured consideration is 6/1/18.
Contact for Information: Tom Templeton, (717) 636-3238 or by email at tomtempleton@embarqmail.com
About the Position:
The Purchase Line School District (approx. 850 students; $19 million budget) is searching for the district’s next superintendent.  The district is located in Indiana and Clearfield Counties.  Purchase Line enjoys a close-knit community characterized by a strong work ethic.  The district is pursuing a candidate with the ability to execute the statutory and executive obligations of a school superintendent, with particular emphasis on:  demonstrated ability to facilitate the development of new ideas and employ rigorous standards to improve the readiness and academic achievement of students; skills and knowledge to balance the budgetary needs of the district with appropriate investment in measures to drive student progress; experience and/or understanding of school budgeting and finance, to include the pursuit of alternative sources of revenue such as grants; ability to build a cooperative leadership team that cultivates a culture of optimism, respect and accountability for all staff and students; a passion for – and experience in -- interacting with the entire school community through a consistent presence at school and community events; effective communication skills to enhance district-wide collaboration efforts, promote success stories, and authentically address district challenges; and sufficient leadership experience to be an educational leader that can lead and mentor others well.  

SUPERINTENDENT
Greensburg Salem

I.U. 7 – Westmoreland Co.
To Apply: Interested candidates will need to provide a signed cover letter, two-page resume, Application, PA letter of eligibility if applicable, 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 School 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 at https://careergateway.psba.org 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 6/4/18 to assure a review by the Board are, cover letter, resume and application. All other required documents must be submitted or “in process.”
Contact for Information: Please direct questions to Anthony Piscioneri, lead consultant anthony.piscioneri@psba.org.  
About the Position:
Appointment on/about Summer, 2018. Enrollment approximately 2,800; grades K-12.  Successful candidate will be able to maintain a high standard of ethics, have a sincere interest in the education and personal development of young people; knowledge of educational trends, research and innovative practices; and the ability to administer school code, policies and administrative procedures. 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

 
SUPERINTENDENT
Connellsville Area

I.U. 1 – Fayette 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 at https://careergateway.psba.org 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 6/11/18 to assure a review by the Board are, cover letter, resume and application. All other required documents must be submitted or “in process.”
Contact for Information: Please direct questions to Jim Summerville (jim.summerville@psba.org) or Anthony Piscioneri, (anthony.piscioneri@psba.org), lead consultants.
About the Position:
Appointment on/about fall 2018. Enrollment approximately 4,300; grades K-12.  Successful candidate will maintain a high standard of ethics, demonstrate ability to maintain positive staff and board relations, have a sincere interest in education and personal development of young people and effectively communicate with and engage all district stakeholders. 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

SUPERINTENDENT
Halifax Area

I.U. 15 – Dauphin 
To Apply: The lead consultant is Tom Templeton, Founder of TEMPLETON Advantage.  Candidates who email their cover letter and resume to Mr. Templeton (tomtempleton@embarqmail.com) will receive instructions for submitting an application, clearances and other documentation.  
Deadline: The deadline for candidates to be assured consideration is 6/15/18.  
Contact for Information: Mr. Templeton can be reached at (717) 636-3238. 
About the Position:  
Located in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania in the state’s capitol region.  Halifax is a small rural school district characterized by a tight-knit community (under 1000 students; approx. $22 million budget)with deep pride.  In addition to the statutory requirements and job duties as outlined in the superintendent’s job description, the successful candidate must: understand and be willing to promote the components of a strong character education program; have knowledge of (and some experience with) district budgeting and finance, with an appreciation for a prudent approach to expenditures; display the temperament and skills to build a productive partnership with the Board of School Directors; drive effective building level supervision and excellent classroom teaching to advance the achievement of students; display excellent communication and engagement skills in order to collaborates and interact with all staff and district stakeholders; have experience in and/or knowledge of strategies to maximize the full utilization of all district resources; have a strong work ethic that will drive the consistent effort to be visible, accessible and involved in many functions within a small district environment. Candidates should possess or be eligible for the Pennsylvania superintendent letter of eligibility. Appointment expected in summer 2018.

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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