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PA 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 20, 2017
 
For more information on these positions, send correspondence directly to the listed contacts. Openings listed in order of application deadline.

SUPERINTENDENT
West York Area

I.U. 12 - York Co.
To Apply: Candidates who email their cover letter and resume to Mr. Tom Templeton to start the process will receive instructions for submitting an application and other documentation.  Documents that will need to be submitted 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); and sealed university transcripts. Other instructions will follow for interested candidates. 
Deadline: 7/21/17
Contact for Information: Contact Tom Templeton at (717) 636-3238 or by Email.
About the Position:
The West York Area School District (3,000 students and a $57 million budget) is looking for the next superintendent to lead the district in its mission of "opening minds through educational excellence." Located in the suburbs of York, PA (York County), the district is seeking an outstanding educational leader with a record of successful administrative experiences. The district's high quality academic programs and stellar staff have earned the confidence and support of the West York Area School District community. The next superintendent will be charged with leading the district into the future and building upon the many accomplishments and accolades by: demonstrating effective organizational leadership abilities through effective supervision and professional development; respecting the importance of the entire educational experience, and developing the whole child through academics, athletics and the arts; demonstrating a genuine appreciation for, and commitment to, the development of all learners; developing and maintaining rapport with students, staff and parents; being driven to embed oneself into the fabric of the West York community; displaying a deep awareness of current industry trends, with strong visionary instincts; clearly and consistently communicating well with all district stakeholders; continuing to cultivate a vibrant culture of transparency, trust and respect; fortifying strong foundational systems around curriculum and instruction, as well as safety and security; displaying strong knowledge of school finance that revolves around a sustainable and cost-effective budget; collaborating with faculty and staff in creating a sound educationally appropriate system that continues to move West York toward being a leader in 21st Century Learning. West York is located in south-central Pennsylvania, within about one hour from the greater Baltimore-Washington region.  West York (www.wyasd.k12.pa.us/wyasd) most recently superintendent occupied the position for 19 years. This speaks to the position’s potential for stability. 

SUPERINTENDENT
Wyomissing Area

I.U. 14 - Berks 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 via email.
Deadline: Documents required by 7/24/17 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 Dr. Britta Barrickman, lead consultant, via email.
About the Position:
Appointment on/about fall 2017.  Enrollment approximately 1,960; grades K-12.  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.  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.  Central office experience required. EOE

ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT
Wilson

I.U. 14 - Berks Co.
To Apply: Application materials requested include cover letter, vitae, and copy of PA certificate.
Deadline: 7/31/17
Contact for Information: 

Lori Lillis
(610) 670-0180 x. 1167
Email


SUPERINTENDENT
Danville Area

I.U. 16 - Montour/Northumberland Co.
To Apply: Candidates who email their cover letter and resume to Mr. Tom Templeton to start the process will receive instructions for submitting an application and other documentation.  Documents that will need to be submitted 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); and sealed university transcripts. Other instructions will follow for interested candidates.
Deadline: 8/1/17
Contact for Information: Contact Tom Templeton at (717) 636-3238 or by Email.
About the Position:
A district of approximately 2,300 students and a $38 million budget, Danville spans two counties and is a progressive and high performing district, with a high school that recently achieved national Blue Ribbon distinction, and is currently ranked 35th among all high schools in Pennsylvania (Silver Medal rating) from the U.S. News and World Report. The district spans two counties, covering the Boroughs of Danville, Washingtonville and Cooper Township, Derry Township, Liberty Township, Mahoning Township, Mayberry Township, Valley Township and West Hemlock Township in Montour County.  In Northumberland County, it covers the Borough of Riverside and Rush Township in Northumberland County. The Board of School Directors is looking for a dynamic leader with a diversity of experiences and the ability to: effectively serve as an instructional leader who can continue the academic excellence in Danville; display proven organizational management skills; exude a passion for serving the needs of the whole student, as expressed through academics, athletics and the arts; articulate a strong background in, or understanding of, the construction planning process; oversee and effectively participate in all aspects of budgeting and school finance; work collaboratively and transparently with a board of school directors to develop an effective partnership; execute a shared set of clear, strategic goals and organization wide procedures for execution; display excellent oral, written and interpersonal abilities in order to effectively engage all district stakeholders; commit and embed oneself into the fabric of the Danville school community. Central office experience is required.

SUPERINTENDENT
Valley View

I.U. 19 – Lackawanna Co.
To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a signed cover letter and resume to Zachary Pearce, lead consultant, at zach@k12pr.com. Candidates will receive further instructions for completing the application process and should be prepared to submit a PA Letter of eligibility, Act 24 clearance, current Act 34, Act 151 clearance, and FBI fingerprints (dated within 1 year). Sealed University transcripts will also need to be ordered.
Deadline: 8/3/17 at 4 p.m.
Contact for Information: All candidate questions and/or application questions, as well as nominations of candidates should be directed to Zachary Pearce, at (845) 741-2639 or zach@k12pr.com.
About the Position: 
Seeking an educational leader with a record of success. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to facilitate and maintain positive staff and board relations, possess strong leadership and organizational skills, have the ability to engage effectively with all stakeholders, have an understanding of school finance and budgeting, support areas of focus and demonstrate the ability to meet specified goals, and demonstrate an understanding of and skills related-to, the administration of human resource functions. EOE

SUPERINTENDENT
South Fayette Township

I.U. 3 – Allegheny Co.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Mr. Tom Templeton of TEMPLETON Advantage to receive instructions for submitting an application, clearances and other documentation.
Deadline: The deadline for candidates to be assured consideration is 8/20/17.
Contact for Information: Mr. Templeton can be reached at (717) 636-3238 or by email
About the Position:
Located in the southwest corner of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania just minutes from the city of Pittsburgh and situated entirely on a beautiful 207 acre campus with outstanding facilities, 3,200 students and $57 million budget. District is among the highest-achieving and fastest growing public school districts in Pennsylvania, and enjoys consistent national recognition for student performance. Seeking a dynamic individual for the position who exhibits, among other skills and traits: proven executive organizational leadership skills and accomplishments; social strengths and abilities to facilitate effective engagement strategies with district stakeholders; unbridled drive, intelligence and commitment to the tradition of consistently establishing high expectations for staff and students; a willingness to be collaborate with staff at all levels and develop cooperative goals with other leaders in the district and the Board of School Directors; the ability to skillfully and adeptly manage periodic emergencies as the leader of the district with appropriate autonomy; the desire and ability to maintain candid and respectful relations with the professional associations in the district; the skills to build and develop leadership capacity in others; the ability and desire to passionately embrace the district’s STEAM initiative while ensuring that equal emphasis is placed on other curricular areas that address the needs of all children; a deep awareness of current educational trends, coupled with strong visionary instincts; the ability to maintain a trusting partnership with the Board of School Directors; and the strong motivation to keep the district at the forefront of academic achievement and recognition. Central office experience is required. Candidates should possess or be eligible for the Pennsylvania superintendent letter of eligibility. Appointment expected in the fall (2017). 

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