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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2900176
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : March 2, 2018

Job Description

Portland Chrisitian Schools is seeking candidates for our open Superintendent positon.  We will be accepting applications until the position is filled. 


About the School


The school district is a K-12 with separate elementary and secondary campuses. It includes an Early Childhood Education program and a high school International Student Program. Portland Christian Schools (PCS) serves approximately 550 students K-12. PCS is independently supported by a society of parents and is not affiliated with any denomination or church organization.


PCS District’s education system, while maintaining flexibility in adapting to ever-changing learning requirements, is dedicated to the personal development of each student to his/her potential through a sequentially-coordinated curriculum that allows for individual differences, rigorous standards and opportunity to succeed within a Christian-aligned system and community. As students develop abilities, they are expected to acquire proficiency in the skill subjects, attain efficient and satisfying work habits, acquire wholesome interests, responsibly direct their lives in a Christian manner, develop desirable social attitudes, assume citizenship responsibilities, practice compassion and grace, learn to be “salt and light” in a global society, cultivate intellectual interests, mature physically, morally, and spiritually.


Our close-knit school community, Christian educational system, and commitment to our students make PCS an exceptional place to work.


Qualities and Characteristics

Portland Christian School District is seeking an education leader who:



  • Is a born-again Christian with a growing relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Agrees with PCS’ mission, statement of faith and core values (see:
  • Is committed to a local church community and uphold biblical standards and lifestyle
  • Demonstrates an unwavering spiritual commitment to a Bible-based curriculum and a Christ-honoring culture
  • Demonstrates an awareness of the spiritual needs of the school district and an ability to meet those needs through staff and program development



  • Exhibits the biblical model of a leader with a servant’s heart
  • Demonstrates instructional leadership, excellent organizational skills, and an understanding of curriculum, instruction, and assessment
  • Is able to lead processes for school and staff improvement and development
  • Is an innovative thinker
  • Demonstrates sound financial management skills, as well as a commitment to creating systems that provide long-range sustainability
  • Participates in ongoing professional development
  • Effectively communicates with all stakeholders in the education of our children— including parents, children, staff, and community
  • Demands instructional excellence of staff, successful achievement of students, and life-long learning for everyone



  • Has at least 5 years of administrative experience at the building or district level
  • Has a master’s degree in education or school administration with administrative credentials
  • Understands the challenges and opportunities of educating students in a rigorous, Christian educational system


  • Execute board policies
  • Provide supervision for the total operation of the school
  • Keep the Board aware of current trends and issues in education
  • Plan and implement all aspects of the school’s curriculum in collaboration with school principals
  • Write and implement a strategic plan approved by the Board
  • Oversee the preparation of an annual budget for approval by the Board
  • Oversee developmental programs in curriculum, staff, buildings, and equipment as part of a long-range plan for the total school
  • Attend all board meetings unless excused by board chair
  • Keep the Board abreast of finances, enrollment, personnel, curriculum, and accreditation
  • Recommend policies for the further development of the school
  • Work with administrators to interview, evaluate, and recommend candidates to be hired
  • Oversee the lifecycle of student engagement, from admissions to graduation
  • Ensure all ACSI requirements are met to maintain the school's accreditation
  • Work with the high school principal and senior class advisors in planning the commencement program
  • Promote fundraising opportunities and develop key relationships
  • Serve as the school’s spokesperson
  • Represent the school to the community, active in community organizations most relevant to advancing the mission of the school




The compensation package is $70,000 – 80,000 per annum depending on experience plus a benefits package including full PCS tuition discounts.


Timeline and Expectations


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


All PCS employees are expected to fully engage in the stated mission of the school, "to educate students in the truth of God's word in every area of instruction and activity, so that their lives may be transformed by the renewing of their minds." Must pass a background check and be willing to sign the PCS Statement of Faith and Declaration of Moral Integrity.



  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Administrator > Superintendent
  • Contact Information

    • Vonn Luby , Administrator
    • 12425 NE San Rafael St.
    • Portland, Oregon 97230

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