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Employment Opportunities

Accepting applications for the following anticipated opening:

      • Appointment Spring 2023 and Starting Summer 2023
 The Chestnut Ridge School District, located in Bedford County, Pennsylvania, with an approximate enrollment of 1240 students, in grades Pre-kindergarten – 12, is currently accepting application packets for the Superintendent position. The District has three buildings: a high school, a middle school, and an elementary building.
We are searching for a unique individual who is a strong leader with the ability to interact effectively with all staff members and demonstrate a sincere interest in the education of all students; must be skilled in motivating and evaluating staff; be knowledgeable on trends in education and technology; have strong analytical and communication skills; have grant writing experience; demonstrate the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously; and identify and solve problems. Salary is negotiable and competitive, based on training and experience, qualifications, and meeting Board criteria, including but not limited to skills listed above.
All Interested candidates should send a cover letter, detailed resume, and the following materials: official transcripts, application, copies of relevant certifications, current (within one year) Acts 34, 114, and 151 clearances, and at least four current letters of reference. In addition, a Pennsylvania letter of eligibility is required. Central office experience preferred.
Complete packets should be emailed to Dennis Shaffer, Board Secretary, at ([email protected]).  The subject line should be “Superintendent Search” c/o Dennis Shaffer, Board Secretary, Chestnut Ridge School District, 3281 Valley Road, Fishertown, PA 15539-9998. Candidates shall provide a secure email address. If there are any questions regarding this position, candidates may contact Dennis Shaffer by email ([email protected]).  The deadline to apply is Friday, March 31, 2023. EOE.
    • None at this time



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    • Aides
      • 6.5 hour Life Skills Aide
      • 5 hour Life Skills Aide
        • Requirements:
          • Central Elementary Life Skill Aides (additional $.50 per hour) GED or High School Diploma required.  A letter of interest, application, resume and three letters of reference should be submitted to Dr. Mark J. Kudlawiec, Superintendent, Chestnut Ridge School District, 3281 Valley Road, Fishertown, PA  15539, telephone (814) 839-4195, extension 2010.  Deadline: 3:00 on March 24, 2023. EOE 
    • Athletics
      • Junior High Girls Volleyball Head Coach
      • Assistant Junior High Football


  • Other Opportunities
    • Day by Day substitute nurses, CSN, RN or LPN License required.  

Valid Pennsylvania Certification Required.  Please send a letter of interest, resume, copy of certificate, ACT 34, 151 and FBI Clearances to Dr. Mark J. Kudlawiec, Superintendent, at [email protected], telephone (814) 839-4195, extension 2010.    EOE


All applicants for non-instructional positions should complete the Chestnut Ridge Employment Application linked below.  Paper copies can be picked up at the district administration office. 

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