Lead in Seattle
2023-24 School Leadership Openings
There are no school leader positions open at this time. We will be accepting applications for the 2023-24 School Leader Pools in December 2023.
Why Lead in Seattle
At Seattle Public Schools (Seattle Public Schools), we are working to dramatically improve academic and life outcomes for Students of Color by disrupting the legacies of racism in our educational system. Seattle Public Schools is committed to developing a culturally responsive workforce so teachers, leaders, and staff can effectively support students and families. Learn more about the SPS Strategic Plan and workforce goals.
We value, support, and have the highest expectations of our school leaders. School leadership is second only to teaching and its impact on student learning. Because we believe students, teachers, and parents are worthy of highly skilled and effective school leaders, Seattle Public Schools recruits and invests in school leadership with the expectation that leaders improve and support the performance of adults in service of student learning.
Prospective school leadership applicants will demonstrate the following Seattle Public Schools Leadership Attributes:
- Champions and Acts on a Vision of Equity
- Prioritizes Collaboration based data
- Cultivates Instructional Expertise
- Aligns Resources for Equity
- Builds strong, strategic partnerships
- We expect our leaders to be guided, demonstrate, and be committed to the following professional standards: Equity, Adult Learning, Respect, Relationships, Excellence, and Reflection and Action.
We will be accepting applications for the 2023-24 School Leader Pools in December 2023.
If you are interested in becoming a School Leader here at Seattle Public Schools, you must first apply via our School Leader Pools. The School Leader Pool is the first step in determining if an applicant is eligible to apply for Site-Based Leader openings at Seattle Public Schools.