The North Penn School District Board of Directors seeks an outstanding educational leader to serve as Superintendent of Schools beginning on July 1, 2022.
The North Penn School District is located in Southeastern Pennsylvania, approximately 20 miles north of Philadelphia in Montgomery County. The district encompasses 42 square miles and has a total population of more than 98,000 residents. These residents reside in Hatfield, Lansdale and North Wales boroughs, Hatfield, Montgomery, Towamencin, and Upper Gwynedd townships, and the village of Line Lexington. The district consists of 13 elementary schools, three middle schools, one high school, and one credit recovery school. NPSD employs approximately 2,000 staff members. Approximately 13,000 students attend North Penn schools each school year.*
The vision of NPSD is to be a school system that is student-centered with a focus on academic challenge, meaningful experiences and personal responsibility. North Penn has a reputation in the region, state and nationwide as fulfilling this promise to its students and helping them develop into future leaders. NPSD’ s student achievement, as measured by the PSSA, continues to improve and closing the achievement gap is a priority. In 2019, North Penn School District was ranked as the 17th best school district in Pennsylvania by Niche K-12. Year after year, North Penn High School has ranked as one of the top schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report.*
The board members are looking for an innovative educator who will lead the effective, student-centered organization to help students become independent, adaptable, lifelong learners who use knowledge to create deeper understanding of concepts; who will foster creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking within the organization; who will help all students achieve to their highest potential in order to live as positive, responsible, and contributing citizens in a global society; and, who will inspire all within the school community to respect diversity and appreciate human differences.**
Specific desired leadership characteristics and qualifications are expected to be available and posted on or around April 20, 2022. Candidates must possess the PA Department of Education Letter of Eligibility 90 (Superintendent, IU Executive Director) or be immediately eligible to obtain the same. A multi-year contract will be offered with a salary in the range of $290,000 per annum subject to negotiations, based on qualifications and experience. Applications will be received through May 6, 2022.