Erdenheim Elementary Principal

18 Days Ago School District of Springfield Township Glenside, Pennsylvania, United States

Erdenheim Elementary Principal

School District of Springfield Township

Job Salary Range (in USD)
Job Category
Education Teaching
Job Type : Full-time
Zipcode : 19038
Spoken English Required : Fluent
Written English Required : Fluent
Spoken Spanish Required : Minimal
Written Spanish Required : Minimal
Posted : 2023-05-18
Minimum Education : None
Career Level : Manager
Travel Required : Not required

The School District of Springfield Township (SDST) in Montgomery County, PA borders Philadelphia and is incredibly accessible to surrounding areas by just a short drive.  A cornerstone of our district is providing the best free and public education to the students in Springfield Township. We deeply value and respect the employees who are committed to helping us provide an inclusive environment for all students and staff. Members of our team enjoy competitive salaries, great benefits, PTO and more! View more information about our Equity Initiative here.

The School District of Springfield Township, located in Montgomery County, PA serves approximately 2550 students in 4 schools.  Erdenheim Elementary School is a progressive elementary school serving students in grades 3 through 5 with a 2022-2023 enrollment of approximately 590 students.  The district is now seeking candidates to fill the opening for the Principal of Erdenheim Elementary School.


Terms of employment:     

Administrative position to be determined in accordance with the terms and conditions of Act 93 compensation plan.  Position to begin on or before July 1, 2023.


If you are an external candidate and you are offered a position with the School District of Springfield Township, please be advised that the following information will be required before you are able to begin working:


State Police Clearance (Act 34)
Child Abuse Clearance (Act 151)
FBI Fingerprints (Act 114)
School Health Record - includes physical & tb test from within a year
Act 24 (PDE Form 6004) - Arrest/Conviction Report
PA Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release- A separate form must be completed for:
     1. Current employer; and
     2. All former employers that were school entities; and
     3. All former employers where you were in a position that involved direct contact with children.
To find more information about how to complete these documents go to the district Employment Opportunities website.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Master's/Doctorate degree in education or related field
  • Active and valid PA Principal K-12 certification 
  • Minimum of 5 years working in a professional elementary capacity as a teacher or counselor
  • Minimum 3 years of administrative experience as a Principal
  • Experience as an elementary school administrator preferred

Desired Characteristics:

  • Understands the connection between social-emotional health and academic achievement
  • Acts with integrity, fairness and in an ethical manner
  • Possesses the ability to create a positive school culture and climate of trust
  • Communicates regularly and consistently with staff and families
  • Embraces a belief in the importance of equal access and opportunity for all students
  • Demonstrated leadership in curriculum, instruction and technology
  • Possesses the ability to multitask and meet challenging deadlines
  • Conveys a strong knowledge of PA state standards
  • Holds a strong focus on academic achievement with the ability to drive progress through the interpretation of student data
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with the ability to engage in positive relationships with staff, parents, students and community
  • Demonstrates collaborative and team-oriented leadership when working with administrative colleagues, staff and community
Job Location
Glenside, Pennsylvania, United States
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