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Superintendent of Schools – Shade-Central City School District

School District / Company
Shade-Central City School District


203 Mcgregor Avenue
Cairnbrook, PA


Position Title
Superintendent of Schools – Shade-Central City School District


Number of Openings


Position Type
Administrative – Superintendent of Schools


Start Date


The following attributes were the top selected characteristics the board is seeking in their next superintendent:

– Possess insight and experience to identify current, relevant and forward-thinking best practices in education that align with the mission, vision and philosophy of the school district, while equipping students with the necessary skills for future education or employment.

– Assess areas of district improvement in all support service areas, and then oversee major district initiatives – both educationally and operationally – and address the challenges, issues and needs inherent in such projects.

– Speak knowledgeably on general aspects of school district budgeting and know where to go for advice and assistance; describe how to supervise purchasing, payroll and other fiscal matters.

– Oversee districtwide technology infrastructure for the enhancement of student learning and efficient district operations.

– Encourage a collaborative environment of close cooperation between parents, teachers and other school district staff.

– Confidently evaluate and reorganize staff, revise procedures, and implement policy changes to improve efficiency.

– Participate in staff and community decision-making; use participatory decision-making processes where appropriate.

– Provide recommendations for the board and accept and implement board directives while also supporting annual areas of focus and initiatives adopted by the board.

– Demonstrate skills in supervising employees at all levels and in developing programs for staff evaluation and corrective action plans, new staff orientation, and staff recruitment.

– Exhibit a strong commitment to continuous improvement for teachers and administrators.

Application Procedure

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, Noah Showers, 400 Bent Creek Blvd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050.


Experience Required
PA letter of eligibility


Wage or Salary
Salary is negotiable and will be competitive, based on training and experience, qualifications and meeting board criteria including but not limited to the skills listed above.


Approximate Work Hours or Days


How to Apply
To complete the application process and upload required documents go to PSBA’s Career Gateway at and begin by creating a profile. Career Gateway questions can be directed to Noah Showers at 717-506-2450 ext. 3419 or Documents required by March 4, 2024, to assure a review by the Board are cover letter, resume and application. All other required documents must be submitted or “in process”. EOE


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