The Board of Directors at Nittany Christian School (NCS) is currently seeking an experienced, student-centered, highly qualified leader to fill the position of Principal. 

Nittany Christian School serves approximately 140 students in Kindergarten through 8th grade. We employ 23 full and part-time teachers and staff. Our students thrive from the personal attention of our caring teachers and staff who are dedicated to each child’s success. We combine excellent academic instruction and character development from a biblical perspective. At NCS, we care about who each student is and who they are becoming. 

An ideal candidate would have the following:

  • A Master's Degree or equivalent in Education, or comparable work experience

  • Classroom teaching experience required

  • A strong belief in the connection between Christian values and education


The principal of NCS reports to the Board of Directors and serves as the chief school administrator.  This position provides leadership in all areas of school development.  A brief summary of responsibilities includes:

  1. Develops and implements short and long-term goals for the organization

  2. Provides leadership to all NCS staff

  3. Ensures the quality of the overall education for our students

  4. Hires, supervises, evaluates, and manages all NCS teachers and personnel

  5. Assists the teachers with developing and implementing curricula and programs

  6. Holds responsibility for managing all aspects of NCS finances

  7. Represents NCS in the broader community and develops avenues for securing enrollment

  8. Maintains a strong established relationship between school and families in regard to discipline and character



 A regionally competitive salary and benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate.

to apply for the above position, Please create an application
packet which includes:

  • Cover Letter

  • Resumé

  • Completed Statement of Faith Form (available below)


Send completed application to the address below

Nittany Christian School
Attn: Search Committee
1221 W. Whitehall Road
State College, PA 16801

or email to

Posted March 1, 2019