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Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in education, educational administration or a related field.
  • Seven years of full-time, paid, educational experience, at least three of which have been in a school-based administrative or supervisory capacity.
  • All work experience related to the position must be included on the resume.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Demonstrated knowledge of:

  • the principles of educational administration.
  • research-based school improvement designs and current issues facing urban public education.
  • governmental statues and regulations relating to instruction and curriculum.
  • state and national trends that impact development and improvements in curriculum design.
  • standards and current curriculum frameworks.
  • curriculum development and implementation, as well as authentic assessment practices.
  • implementing differentiated instructional methods and techniques.
  • leading and implementing broad-based initiatives and programs.


Demonstrated ability to:

  • coordinate, facilitate and implement diversified interdisciplinary programs.
  • coordinate and oversee the work of staff and attain effective results.
  • formulate and implement professional development for adult learners.
  • effectively represent the District in a professional manner and serve in a liaison capacity.
  • evaluate data and prepare cogent recommendations.
  • use a personal computer to develop presentations, documents, spreadsheets and analyses.
  • communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • provide leadership in organizational or school change.
  • improve student outcomes.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.



The School District of Philadelphia provides to all persons equal access to all categories of employment in this District, regardless of race, color, age, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, ancestry, national origin or handicap/disability, gender identity, or genetic information. Please refer to Board Policy 104 for further information regarding the District's commitment to Nondiscrimination in Employment Practices.



  • Valid Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility.

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