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

Tulpehocken Area

I.U. 14 – Berks Co.
To Apply: Application, resume, credentials, and three current reference letters may be submitted on-line or submit to…
Dr. Jill M. Hackman
Berks County IU
1111 Commons Blvd.
P.O. Box 16050
Reading, PA 19612-6050
Deadline: 2/19/18
About the Position:

Seeking a dynamic individual with integrity, visionary leadership, superior communication skills, and outstanding administrative ability to lead a district of over 1,400 students and $30.7 million budget, effective July 1, 2018.  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; understanding of special education and advocacy, and success in community engagement and involvement. Minimum of 10 years in education; central office or building administrative experience required. EOE

East Pennsboro 

I.U. 15 – Cumberland Co.
To Apply: Initial application may be made by submitting a Letter of Interest, a current educational vitae’, credentials (letter of eligibility, certification), and three (3) current (within 1 year) letters of reference.  Documents should be emailed to Dr. Linda J. Bigos, Search Consultant, epasdsearch@comcast.net. Applicants who are contacted for an Interview will be expected to complete an Application, provide current Act 34, 114, and 151 clearances, college transcripts and to comply with district policies. Confidentiality of the applicants seeking this position will be maintained during the initial phases of the application/search process.
Deadline: Deadline for acceptance of the Letter of Interest and accompanying documents is 2/21/18.
Contact for Information: Visit the district website. Consultant Contact Information: lbigos@epasd.org 
About the Position:
Seeking a dynamic educational leader with excellent communication skills; a proven track record of improved student achievement; collaborative relationships with faculty, parents and community; fiscal leadership; understanding of and commitment to the district; a focus on equity for all students; integrity, and visionary leadership.  The new superintendent will exemplify the District’s vision: World Class Performers and Productive Citizens. Central office experience is preferred. Approx. 2,700 students K-12 in two elementary, one middle and one high school. Socially and economically diverse district (20,000+) over 12 square miles. $40.3 M budget in 2017-18. Appointment expected by mid-April 2018. EOE

Indiana Area

I.U. 28 – Indiana Co.
To Apply: Interested candidates must submit a complete application packet in accordance with the directions provided on the district website
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on 2/22/18. Position open until filled.
Contact for Information: 
Mr. Rodney L. Green, IASD Search Consultant 
(814) 515-8623
About the Position:
Seeking a dynamic individual with integrity, visionary leadership, superior communication skills, and outstanding management ability to lead a district of approximately 2,800 students with a $55 million budget, effective September 1, 2018.  The candidate must possess experience in achieving high academic performance, creating academic equity, and sound school finance and business management.  In addition, candidate must have excellent communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse cultural constituent groups. Additional experience with curriculum development and implementation, knowledge of educational and innovative technology best practices, and success in community engagement is desirable. Prior central office experiences as superintendent or assistant superintendent desired or graduate degree in business, finance, management, or law, with PA superintendent letter of eligibility required at time of employment. Doctorate desirable. EOE


I.U. 22 – Bucks Co.
To Apply: CLICK HERE to access the online application.  
Deadline: All applications materials must be received on or before 3/16/18.
Contact for Information: With questions, contact the individuals listed below (from Bucks County Intermediate Unit 22)…
Dr. Mark Hoffman, Exec. Dir.
(215) 348-2940 ext. 1101
JoAnn Perotti, Dir. of Strategic Services
(215) 348-2940 ext. 1120
About the Position: 
Seeking a Superintendent of Schools who will embrace, drive, and expand the vision and mission of the district to ensure Morrisville’s excellence in education for all students. Term begins July 1, 2018. Requirements: PA Letter of Eligibility; demonstrated record of educational leadership; excellent academic credentials (Doctorate preferred); curriculum and instruction expertise; and strong management and financial skills. (Central office experience preferred). Salary Range negotiable to $155,000.00. Interested candidates will need to provide a letter of inquiry, resume, transcripts, university credentials, Act 24 (PDE Form 6004), current Act 34, Act 114 and Act 151 clearances, PA Health Form and TB Test should be included with the online application. EOE

Quaker Valley 

I.U. 3- Allegheny Co.
To Apply: For additional details about the Quaker Valley School District, the Superintendent position, and how to apply, please go to www.aiu3.net/qvsdsuperintendent.
Deadline: 3/23/18 or until filled; intent to hire by 5/8/18
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, as well as the vision for continued growth of student achievement at all education levels. About the District: Quaker Valley is a pillar in the community, with a proud tradition of academic excellence and extra-curricular success.  An innovative curriculum challenges all students to excel as independent thinkers and learners.  Its success is proven as all four of the district's schools have earned National Blue Ribbon Awards of Excellence. Qualifications: Superintendent PA Letter of Eligibility Certification or ability to meet PDE requirements for position of Superintendent K-12; advanced degree from an accredited college or university in education, educational administration or a related field required; ten (10) years’ experience in multiple areas of public education required, including elementary, middle or secondary school instruction; at least five (5) years of central office administrative experience required; experience in project management related to school district construction is highly preferred; ability to develop and monitor a $41 million budget and make decisions to assure fiscal accountability; experience in school finance, budgeting and cost-effectiveness strategies with the capacity to maximize human and financial resources; knowledge of K-12 curriculum, instruction and assessment, school organization and management, school district policy, and PA school law. Salary & Benefits: competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a multi-year contract. Salary is subject to negotiation and based upon transferrable qualifications and experience. Position to begin at the start of the 2018-2019 school year.  

Upper Dublin

I.U. 23 – Montgomery Co.
To Apply: Send a letter of interest and application materials to Dr. Joseph O’Brien (address below). Contact Dr. O’Brien with questions. All applications will be kept completely confidential.
Deadline: 3/30/18 or until position is filled
Contact for Information:
Dr. Joseph J. O’Brien, Executive Director
Chester County Intermediate Unit
455 Boot Road, Downingtown, PA 19335
(484) 237-5010 
About the Position:
Seeking a visionary, strategic and decisive leader to be their next superintendent of schools. About the District: District is approximately 20 miles north of downtown Philadelphia and operates four K-5 elementary schools, one 6-8 middle school and one 9-12 high school, serving around 4,200 students total. 2017-18 operating budget: approx.  $100 million. Successfully passed a front-end referendum to build a new $119 million high school. Full-day Kindergarten is in operation at all elementary schools. Rich and varied academic program of studies is offered to all students. District strongly supports academics, the arts and athletics. All district schools accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, with graduation rate of 99.4 percent and more than 90 percent of the class of 2017 enrolled in a two- or four-year college or university. Approx. eight percent of seniors from the class of 2018 are National Merit Finalists and Commended Scholars. Requirements: Candidates should be student-centered and demonstrate leadership qualities marked by superior communication, problem-solving and financial management abilities; an ability to build teams and maintain trust; and good judgment in planning and decision-making. The candidates should also demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively with all district stakeholders in a manner exemplified by honesty and integrity. Offering a highly competitive salary plus a benefits package and a multi-year contract. A minimum of five years’ experience and an advanced degree/doctorate are preferred. Candidates should possess or be eligible for the Pennsylvania superintendent letter of eligibility and preferably have building-level administrative experience. The target employment date is July 1, 2018. Review of applications will begin in March 2018.

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
(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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