The South Fayette Township School District (SFTSD) located outside of the City of Pittsburgh in southwestern Pennsylvaniais seeking an exceptional educational leader to be its next superintendent of schools.
The SFTSD Board of School Directors is seeking a dynamic and innovative leader who has a strong academic background and experience managing an administrative team. The Board seeks asuperintendent to continue the district’s national level leadership on computational thinking curriculum, leading the way on new educational model opportunities borne of the pandemic, and building on the district’s efforts to strengthen inclusivity and leverage the district’s diversity as an asset for learning.
Candidates should possess experience in planning and overseeing construction projects; demonstrate excellent communication skills and strong leadership in proactive decision-making and consensus building.
The school district comprises four schools: South Fayette High School (9-12), South Fayette Middle School (6-8), South Fayette Intermediate School (3-5) and South Fayette Elementary School (K-2). The student population for the district is approximately 3400students. The school district, which is located inMcDonald, Pennsylvania, covers an area of 21 square miles, has been the fastest-growing school district in Allegheny County for the past three years.
The mission of the South Fayette Township School District,in partnership with the community, is to cultivate academic, artistic and athletic excellence of the whole child by fostering the skills to be confident, ethical, empathetic and responsible global citizens. The SFTSD has a vision is tobe a model of excellence where students will gain knowledge, skills, dispositions and experiences to thrive in the technology-driven, and ever-changing landscape of the global workforce.
The SFTSD is offering a multiyear contract that features a regionally competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Candidates must possess, or be eligible for, a Pennsylvania Superintendent Letter of Eligibility. The target date for employment is July 1, 2021.
If you are interested in applying, please send a letter of interest and application materials to Dr. Steve Gerhard, Chester County Intermediate Unit, 455 Boot Road, Downingtown, PA 19335. Application materials can be downloaded at www.suptsearch.cciu.orgor by emailing SFTSDSuptSearch@cciu.org. For additional information, please contact Dr. Gerhard at 484-237-5010 or via SFTSDSuptSearch@cciu.org. Application screening will begin in April 2021. All applications will be kept completely confidential.We look forward to reviewing your letter of interest and application materials.
About Chester County Intermediate Unit 24
The Chester County Intermediate Unit provides services to the 12 school districts in Chester County. This includes services to nearly 86,000 public and non-public school students and over 6,000 educators. CCIU's major services include: special education and compensatory education programs; career, technical and customized education; mentor training and staff development; technology initiatives; consortia for school business operations; and curriculum services.
The Chester County Intermediate Unit is one of 29 regional educational agencies established by law in Pennsylvania in 1971. Working between the Pennsylvania State Department of Education and the local school districts, the intermediate unit's mission is to provide services that can be offered most economically at the regional level.
The Chester County Intermediate Unit is an equal opportunity employer and educator.