Superintendent Vacancy Posting

Position: Superintendent of Schools

District: Carlisle Area School District

Intermediate Unit: Capital Area Intermediate Unit 15

Dr. Steven Gerhard, Assistant Executive Director
Chester County Intermediate Unit
455 Boot Road, Downingtown, PA 19335
(484) 237-5301 | [email protected]

Deadline for Applications is February 25 or until position is filled.

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 additional information, please contact Dr. Gerhard at 484-237-5301 or email him at [email protected]. All applications will be kept completely confidential.

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