Qualities and Qualifications

Rotary Student of Month FB-1Dover Area School District is seeking a highly effective leader to serve as the next Superintendent. The ideal candidate will be an outstanding collaborator and communicator, engaging with all stakeholders, focused on improving academic performance and enhancing co/extra-curricular programs.

The successful candidate must:

  • Be a visionary and student-centered educational leader.
  • Possess outstanding interpersonal communicative skills.
  • Promote a positive and collaborative work environment.
  • Make student success the highest priority.
  • Relate to people from varying backgrounds.
  • Interact with various stakeholder groups on a regular basis.

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Timeline & Process

Robotics FBThe successful candidate is anticipated to be selected in fall 2020 with a start date to be mutually determined between the candidate and Dover Area School District.

Application Requirements:

  • An understanding of school administration and the duties of a superintendent.
  • Eligibility to hold a valid Superintendent's certificate as issued by the Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, or ten (10) years of prior related school district experience, preferred
  • Such alternatives to the above qualification as the Board may find acceptable and reasonable.
  • Experience in programs associated with high levels of diversity in the student body a plus.

Applications will only be accepted electronically and must include:

  • Completed application.  
  • Cover letter, outlining qualifications, experiences and reason for interest
  • 2-3 letters of recommendation
  • Current resume
  • Complete transcripts and current valid professional certifications (Unofficial transcripts are sufficient during application process, but official transcripts will be required prior to 2nd Round Interviews.)

Application Deadline: 10/23/20 EOE.

Please submit application materials to: Mr. Flip Steinour, Director of Human Resources, Lancaster-Lebanon IU13, 1020 New Holland Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17601 (flip_steinour@iu13.org).