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The Board of School Directors for the Pennridge School District, located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, is seeking an experienced, student-centered, highly qualified leader to fill the position of Superintendent of Schools. Applications must be submitted on or before Monday, March 12, 2018 with the successful candidate to start on July 1, 2018.

We are seeking a Superintendent of Schools who will embrace, drive, and expand the vision and mission of the district to ensure Pennridge’s excellence in education for all students.

It is paramount that our students graduate with knowledge of their talents, passions and what is necessary for them to remain life-long learners and productive citizens. These objectives need to be accomplished in a community-oriented environment that is safe, welcoming, nurturing, student-centered and respectful of all. As such, the mission of the Pennridge School District is as follows: 

Pennridge School District strives to provide all students with a well-rounded educational experience where they acquire the 21st century skills necessary for a successful future.

Our Community:

The Pennridge School District is located approximately 30 miles north of Philadelphia in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The district encompasses approximately 95 square miles with a total population of 45,000.

The school district includes 7 elementary schools (K-5 with 3,167 students), 3 middle schools (6-8 with 1,758 students) and 1 high school (9-12 with 2,313 students). The district employs approximately 490 teachers, 74 percent of which have advanced degrees, and approximately 445 additional staff members, including part-time personnel.

Position Requirements:

  • PA Letter of Eligibility

  • A demonstrated record of educational leadership

  • Excellent academic credentials (Doctorate preferred)

  • Strong management and financial skills

  • Curriculum and instructional experience at all levels of education

Candidate Characteristics:

Instructional Leadership - The student-centered work experience of our new Superintendent should clearly demonstrate instructional leadership from the classroom through supervisory positions with increasing levels of responsibility.

Communications - The communication style of our new Superintendent should encourage new ideas and discussions from the community, staff, and students, while being strongly grounded in honesty and transparency.

Community - Our new educational leader must be an experienced professional who embraces his/her role as a highly visible representative of our district and who welcomes every opportunity to cultivate strong ties within our community.

Fiscal/Business Management - Our new Superintendent must have a visionary and innovative approach to school operations, balanced against a solid business sense and proven track record of fiscal responsibility.

Compensation:

A regionally competitive salary and benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate.

To Apply:

Please access the online application at: https://recruit.bucksiu.org/pennridge

A letter of inquiry, resume, transcripts, university credentials, Act 24 (PDE Form 6004), Act 34, Act 114, Act 151 clearances, and PA Health Form and TB Test should be included with the on-line application. Finalist candidates will be expected to complete the required Act 168 form(s).

Click here to learn more about the required clearances

Should You Have Any Questions, Please Contact:

Dr. Mark Hoffman                                                       

Executive Director

Bucks County Intermediate Unit

215-348-2940 Ext. 1101

MHoffman@BucksIU.org

JoAnn Perotti

Director of Strategic Services

Bucks County Intermediate Unit

215-348-2940 Ext. 1120

JPerotti@BucksIU.org

Category: Administration - K-12 Schools
Posted: 02/23/2018
Category: Higher Education Faculty
Posted: 02/21/2018
Category: Administration - K-12 Schools
Posted: 02/15/2018

Our company is looking for an enthusiastic individual to work one on one with a child diagnosed with ASD in a home & community setting. The ideal candidate will be able to effectively apply the principles of ABA to teach academic skills, collect and record data. The candidate must be self motivated, able to follow IEP goals, SDI's, and provide progress reports. 

Qualifications
• Minimum 1 year of experience working with individuals with Autism using principles of ABA, or in current educational field/study.
• Patient, caring, dedicated, motivated, creative and enthusiastic in instruction.
• Preferred but not required -Current RBT credential, or currently enrolled in either an RBT or graduate level ABA program
• Ability to follow the learner's motivation to keep student engaged, and learning
• Current clearances (FBI, PA Criminal, and Child Abuse)
• Must be dependable, on time, use time wisely.

Additional information
• 15 hours per week, M-F 1:00-4:00
• Up to $30/hr. depending on experience

CONTACT:  TricountyLearningConnection@gmail.com or 215-651-2713

Posted: 02/14/2018

See attached flyer

Posted: 01/26/2018

We’re recruiting a postdoctoral research fellow to work with Dr. Laura Shapiro (Aston University), Dr. Jessie Ricketts (Royal Holloway, University of London) and Professor Adrian Burgess (Aston University) on a Nuffield Foundation funded project to examine how reading ability and reading practice influence vocabulary growth. They will be based at Aston University (Birmingham, UK) and would need to be willing to travel to Royal Holloway, University of London, for team meetings.

The successful applicant will help to train and supervise a team of Research Assistants in collecting data from children participating in the Aston Literacy Project (a large longitudinal study of reading from school-entry) during the transition to secondary school. They will also help to train and supervise Research Assistants in conducting an intervention study to test ways to increase the amount of reading children do.

Deadline: Friday 5th January

Details here: https://jobs.aston.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=R170572

Please contact us informally if you’re interested/ have questions: L.R.Shapiro@aston.ac.uk , Jessie.Ricketts@rhul.ac.uk

Category: Higher Education Faculty
Posted: 12/07/2017
Posted: 12/04/2017

Location: Northampton Area Middle School

Position Title: Anticipated LTS Special Education Teacher

Requirements:
Valid PA Certification in Special Education required.
Highly Qualified in English and Mathematics preferred.
Acts 34, 151 & 114 FBI clearances dated within the past 12 months.
Act 168 Disclosure

Description:
Anticipated LTS Special Education Teacher position available at the Middle School.  Position effective on or about 11/21/17,  for the remainder of the 2017-2018 school year; no benefits.  

Application Procedure:

Submit letter of interest, state standard application, resume, copies of PA certificate, clearances, Act 168 Disclosure and any other credentials to:

Personnel Office
Northampton Area School District
2014 Laubach Avenue
Northampton PA 18067

 

Any interested students can also contact me.

 

I appreciate your assistance.

 

Thank you,

Patrice

 

Patrice M. Turner

Principal

Northampton Area Middle School

1617 Laubach Avenue

Northampton,  PA  18067

610-262-7817

turnerp@nasdschools.org

Category: Middle School Teaching
Posted: 12/04/2017

ASD will be opening an Elementary Newcomer Academy in January. Currently we are looking for teacher candidates with the following certifications:

  • Elementary Ed & ESL
  • Spanish K-12 & ESL
  • Special Ed & ESL

Bilingual candidates are preferred.

Katie Gill

Director of ESOL & World Languages

Newcomer Academy Principal

31 S. Penn Street

Allentown, Pa. 18105

484-765-4159

Category: Elementary School Teaching
Posted: 11/21/2017
Category: Administration - K-12 Schools, Category: Counseling psychology
Posted: 11/06/2017