Skip to main content

Windber AreaSchool District

Mobile Menu Toggle
Human Resources » WASD SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH

WASD SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH

 

Superintendent - Windber Area School District (WASD)Logo

 

Administrative Position - Superintendent of Schools - Windber Area School District

 Address:       Windber Area School District

2301 Graham Ave

Windber, PA 15963

 Description:

The Windber Area School District is a rural, public school district in Somerset County, Pennsylvania and Cambria County, Pennsylvania. It is centered in the borough of Windber, and also serves Paint Boro, Paint Township, and Ogle Township in Somerset County, plus Scalp Level Borough in Cambria

County. Windber Area School District covers 69 square miles (180 km2). There are approximately 1210 students enrolled and a staff of around 175 members.

 

The Windber Area School District is seeking an educational leader who is qualified and has prior experience in education as its next Superintendent of Schools. The strong visionary leader must demonstrate clear and concise verbal and written communication skills, research proven strategies to increase student learning, a commitment to ensure student and staff safety, and the ability to build strong community partnerships. The person chosen by the Board will assume the role no later than July 1, 2023.

 

Required Qualifications and Skills::

  • Masters degree in education with a preference for a doctorate degree in Educational Leadership or related field of study
  • Ten years of full-time public school educational experience
  • At least three years of which were as a classroom teacher
  • At least three years in a school-based administrative or supervisory capacity within the past three
  • A commitment to improving academic excellence
  • The ability to communicate and implement a clear vision to move the school district to a higher level in all areas related to student growth
  • The ability to implement research based instructional strategies for improving student learning
  • To demonstrate knowledge and skills in long term financial planning and school based budgeting
  • Committed to the growth and development of an exemplary school district that supports family and community partnerships
  • To lead the school district and staff by example by treating all staff with dignity and respect at all times
  • To provide the Board of Directors with ongoing comprehensive and detailed information regarding all agenda items for the purpose of supporting decisions made at each Board

 

Thank you for your interest in the position of Superintendent of the Windber Area School District.

 To apply:   Please include the following items listed below in your application packet:

 

  • Letter of interest
  • Detailed educational vitae’/resume
  • Completion of standard application. This application is available below and can be filled out online or printed and completed in writing.  The application must be included with your packet. 
  • Proof of qualification (valid Pennsylvania Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility and Superintendent Certification)
  • Original transcripts
  • All required clearances ; Act 34 Child Abuse, 114 Federal Criminal History Background Check, 151 Child Abuse Clearance
  • Three (3) current (within 1 year) letters of recommendation

 

Please note that your completed application must be mailed to the address above along with the other required documentation and received by January 4, 2023No email applications will be accepted.     (If you drop your application off in person, be advised that our offices are closed when school is not in session.)

 

Dr. P. Emery D’Arcangelo, Superintendent Search Consultant

Windber Area School District

Pam Gyurik-Executive Assistant

2301 Graham Avenue

Windber, PA 15963

 

Please direct all questions to Dr. D'Arcangelo at:  [email protected]  or by telephone at 814-442-6320