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PA District Executive Positions

This page contains a listing of Commissioned Officer vacancies (superintendent, assistant superintendent and executive director )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 (to include location by IU and county), contact name/address, and application deadline. For more information on these positions, send correspondence directly to the listed contacts. NOTE: PASA reserves the right not to publish an open position and/or edit submitted vacancy descriptions. School entities whose submitted notices include an open and unspecified close-date are responsible for notifying PASA when the posting can be removed.
Last Update: June 3, 2020
Openings listed in order of application deadline. 

Ferndale Area

I.U. 8 – Cambria Co.
To Apply: Candidates who email their cover letter and resume to Mr. Templeton will receive instructions for submitting an application, clearances and other documentation.  
Deadline: 7/10/20
Contact for Information: Lead consultant - Tom Templeton, Founder and Creative Director of TEMPLETON Advantage, LLC.   (717) 636-3238. Email: tomtempleton@embarqmail.com
About the Position:
District has 631 students, $13,000,000 budget, an elementary building (K4-6) and a junior-senior high school (7-12).  Four boroughs and one township, encompassing six square miles. The district’s motto is Big Enough to Challenge, Small Enough to Care! and is committed to providing every student a quality education in partnership with the entire school community.  The successful candidate must demonstrate experience in, and understanding of: the dynamics of an effective, highly productive board-superintendent partnership; thoughtful planning with, and supervision of, district administrators and staff; persuasive and articulate communication skills;  how to deliver academic and extracurricular programs through outstanding teaching and building level leadership; the skills to hold others accountable for defined results and high ethical standards; a mindset that invites collaboration with stakeholders and an intentional approach to synthesizing the voices of others into the direction of the district; strategies to inspire a school community through articulating visionary leadership, strategic planning and effective interpersonal engagement; prioritizing rigorous methods for school budgeting, the stewardship of all taxpayer-sponsored resources, and the procurement of alternative sources of revenue; and, the utilization of current technology that will drive student achievement and readiness. Central office experience is preferred. Candidates should possess or be eligible for the Pennsylvania superintendent letter of eligibility. 

Carbondale Area

Location: I.U. 19 – Lackawanna Co.
To Apply: Interested candidates should send cover letter, detailed resume/CV, transcripts reflecting each conferred degree along with any other university credentials, completed Teaching Application and the following materials:  PA Letter of Eligibility, transcripts, current (within one year), Act 24 (PDE 6004 Form), 34, 114, 126, 151, and 168 clearances, and four reference letters to: Dr. Gary M. Smedley, Board President, Superintendent Search, Carbondale Area SD, 101 Brooklyn Street, Business Route 6, Carbondale, PA 18407.
Deadline: until filled
About the Position:
Appointment is anticipated during the 2019-2020 School Year.  Educational services provided for approximately 1,600 students in Pre-K to 12 grades. The successful candidate should possess or be eligible for the Pennsylvania Letter of Eligibility and should maintain the following requirements: strong leader able to inspire excellence in all aspects of education; ability to maintain strong staff relations; be a collaborative team builder and have strong management skills; outstanding communication and responsiveness to the needs of students, community and staff; sincere interest in growth and achievement of all students; ability to foster positive learning environment that is dedicated to student development; current on relevant and timely educational trends in pre-k, early childhood, elementary and secondary settings; committed to fiscal responsibility; ability to establish a culture of professional and academic excellence. Regionally competitive salary and benefit package, based upon training and level of experience. EOE

Troy Area

Location: I.U. 17 – Bradford Co.
To Apply: Interested candidates must submit a complete application packet in accordance with the directions provided on the district website. 
Deadline: until filled
Contact for Information: Mrs. Gyla Hoose, Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent, (570) 297-1608, email: ghoose@troyareasd.org
About the Position:
Seeking a dynamic individual with integrity, visionary leadership, and outstanding management ability to lead a district of approximately 1,470 students with an annual budget of approx. $26.2 million. The candidate must possess: excellent verbal and written communication skills, experience in achieving high academic performance, experience in creating academic equity, and sound school finance and business management. Preferred qualifications include: licensed or eligible for licensure as a superintendent of schools in PA; central office administrative experience; Doctoral degree earned or in process; curriculum development/implementation experience; K-12 administrative experience; knowledge of educational technology best practices; experience in community engagement activities; verbal and written communication. PA superintendent letter of eligibility required at time of employment.  Salary will be regionally competitive depending on qualifications and experience. EOE