Superintendent  Searches

Carlisle Area School District

  • The Carlisle Area School District (CASD), located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania is seeking an exceptional educational leader to be its next superintendent of schools. 

    The CASD Board of School Directors is seeking a well-qualified, dynamic, and innovative leader who has a strong academic background and experience managing an administrative team. Candidates should possess excellent communication and leadership skills, be able to demonstrate proactive decision-making and consensus building, and have the ability to lead and direct multiple projects and teams.

    The Carlisle Area School District is a suburban public school district in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. It covers approximately 77 square miles and serves the boroughs of Carlisle and Mount Holly Springs and the townships of Dickinson and North Middleton. The school district is comprised of eleven schools: one high school, two middle schools, seven elementary schools and one virtual academy. Rather unique to the district is that CASD has its own career and technical education program. The student population for the entire district is approximately 5,000 students. In addition, the CASD is located within 12 miles of the Carlisle Barracks/US Army War College, thereby serving approximately 400 children of military families. Dickinson College and Penn State Dickinson Law School are also located in Carlisle and the district serves many of the children of the college and law school faculty and staff. 

    The mission of the Carlisle Area School District is to provide all students with educational and leadership opportunities to meet life’s challenges, and enable them to become contributing members in our diverse society. The school district will excel in student achievement, community engagement, and financial stewardship.

    The CASD 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, 2022.

    If you are interested in applying, please send a letter of interest and application materials to Dr. Steven Gerhard, Chester County Intermediate Unit, 455 Boot Road, Downingtown, PA 19335. For more information, please contact CarlisleASDSuptSearch@cciu.org or Dr. Gerhard at 484-237-5301.

    CASD Superintendent Application *the deadline for applications is February 25, 2022. 

    Application screening will begin in February 2022. All applications will be kept completely confidential. We look forward to reviewing your letter of interest and application materials.

    Dr. Steven Gerhard, Assistant Executive Director
    Chester County Intermediate Unit 
    455 Boot Road, Downingtown, PA 19335 
    (484) 237-5301CarlisleASDSuptSearch@cciu.org



Downingtown Area School District Superintendent Search

  • The Downingtown Area School District (DASD) Board of Directors seeks an outstanding educational leader to apply to be its next superintendent of schools. The board, staff and community are looking for a visionary leader to engage the hearts and minds of all of our students through relevant high-quality learning experiences that prepare them to be active 21st century citizens in a global society and to promote a community of encouragement and a culture of excellence.

    Set in the heart of Chester County, Downingtown Area School District is a twenty-first-century district with the idealistic warmth and charm of a small town. It covers approximately 81 square miles and serves the borough of Downingtown and the townships of East Brandywine, East Caln, Upper Uwchlan, Uwchlan, Wallace, West Bradford and West Pikeland. As a close-knit yet diverse community of over 13,000 students, and as the seventh-largest in PA, DASD students are challenged, engaged and inspired through a multitude of academic opportunities, passionate educators and innovative teaching methods. The school district comprises 17 schools: ten elementary schools, one sixth grade center, two middle schools, three high schools and one cyber academy. The district employs 1,817 staff members and has an annual operating budget of nearly $244 million.

    The mission of the Downingtown Area School District, proud of our tradition of excellence, is to educate all students to meet the challenges of a global society by providing an individually responsive learning environment characterized by outstanding academic and personal achievements in partnership with family, students and the community.             

    The DASD Board of Directors is seeking a dynamic and innovative leader who has a strong academic background and experience managing a large administrative team. Candidates should demonstrate excellent communication skills and strong leadership in proactive decision-making and consensus-building. Candidates must have a strong desire to continue improving diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the district. The candidate must have the ability to lead and direct multiple tasks.

    The DASD 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, 2022. 

    If you are interested in applying, please send a letter of interest and application materials to Dr. George F. Fiore, Chester County Intermediate Unit, 455 Boot Road, Downingtown, PA 19335. For more information, please contact DASDSuptSearch@cciu.org or Dr. Fiore at 484-237-5101.

    DASD Superintendent Application *the deadline for applications is March 10, 2022.

    Please see the DASD Invitation to Apply for additional information.

    Application screening will begin in Mid-March 2022. All applications will be kept completely confidential. We look forward to reviewing your letter of interest and application materials.

    Dr. George F. Fiore, Executive Director
    Chester County Intermediate Unit 
    455 Boot Road, Downingtown, PA 19335 
    (484) 237-5101 | DASDSuptSearch@cciu.org


York Suburban School District Superintendent Search

  • The York Suburban School District (YSSD), located in York County, Pennsylvania is seeking an exceptional educational leader to be its next superintendent of schools. 

    The YSSD Board of School Directors is seeking a well-qualified, dynamic, and innovative leader who has a strong academic background and experience managing an administrative team. Candidates should possess excellent communication and leadership skills, be able to demonstrate proactive decision-making and consensus building, and have the ability to lead and direct multiple projects and teams.

    The York Suburban School District is a mid-sized, suburban, public school district located in York County, Pennsylvania. It encompasses approximately 14 square miles and serves a resident population of 21,067 people. 

    The York Suburban School District operates six schools and a virtual academy for 3,000 students. The school buildings include Yorkshire Elementary School, Valley View Elementary School, East York Elementary School, Indian Rock Elementary School, York Suburban Middle School, and York Suburban Senior High School. Valley View Elementary and Yorkshire Elementary consist of grades K-2. Indian Rock Elementary and East York Elementary both consist of grades 3-5. York Suburban Middle School consists of grades 6-8. York Suburban Senior High School consists of grades 9-12. York Suburban’s School District’s virtual academy, Lincoln EDGE, consists of grades K-12. The district employs 300 staff members and has an annual operating budget of nearly $63 million.

    York Suburban School District is located in the beautiful and historic York County in central Pennsylvania. York County is known for its many outdoor activities and numerous historical sites. York's attractions are plentiful and include farm-fresh dining, a vibrant arts scene, rolling hills, picturesque river shorelines and a bustling central downtown with all the amenities of a big city but with a small-town atmosphere.

    The YSSD 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, 2022.

    If you are interested in applying, please send a letter of interest and application materials to Dr. Steven Gerhard, Chester County Intermediate Unit, 455 Boot Road, Downingtown, PA 19335. For more information, please contact YSSDSuptSearch@cciu.org or Dr. Gerhard at 484-237-5301.

    YSSD Superintendent Application *the deadline for applications is February 25, 2022. 

    Application screening will begin in February 2022. All applications will be kept completely confidential. We look forward to reviewing your letter of interest and application materials.

    Dr. Steven Gerhard, Assistant Executive Director
    Chester County Intermediate Unit 
    455 Boot Road, Downingtown, PA 19335 
    (484) 237-5301 | YSSDSuptSearch@cciu.org