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Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Education

The State College Area School District (State College, PA) is searching for an Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Education who is an educational leader in an acclaimed district of 6,800 students, with an approximately $164 million budget, within a vibrant education-focused community. This role oversees grades 6-12 in two middle schools, one high school and our Delta Program. The Assistant Superintendent provides leadership in the areas of instructional administration; supervision and staff development; budget development; staffing planning; curriculum, instruction and assessment; policy development; and systematic program evaluation. In addition, the Assistant Superintendent participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of District initiatives. This requires an understanding of the overall mission, goals, and strategic priorities of the District and community. 

The successful candidate must be skilled and experienced in instructional and organizational leadership; understand best practices in student learning, professional development, supervision and evaluation, and conflict resolution; and show expertise in developing budgets and master scheduling.
Other essential duties of the position include the ability to:
  • Promote a culture of collaboration, trust, and high expectations that support learning;
  • Further the development of a shared plan to attain the District’s strategic goals;
  • Understand how curriculum, instruction, and assessment are used to support student learning;
  • Ensure that every member of our diverse student population experiences equitable academic and social-emotional growth;
  • Manage resources and operations to efficiently optimize student learning;
  • Think strategically, plan and prioritize effectively;
  • Manage several complex projects simultaneously to meet deadlines;
  • Utilize analytical/problem solving abilities and excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Display personal effectiveness/credibility and make sound judgments;
  • Communicate and present information effectively both orally and in writing.
Applicants must hold a Master’s degree, provide a letter of eligibility and have successful experience as an educational administrator. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. If you desire to serve in this important leadership role, then please provide your cover letter, resume, and certification online at Credentials will be reviewed beginning April 15, 2021.