The purpose of the Piedmont Governor’s School for Mathematics, Science, and Technology (PGSMST) is to provide a regional math, science and technology educational program for highly motivated, high achieving and gifted students to supplement the educational programs of Henry and Pittsylvania Counties and the cities of Danville and Martinsville. The Governing Board of the Governor’s School appoints a Director, who serves as the chief administrative officer of the Governor’s School.


JOB TITLE: Director - Piedmont Governor’s School for Mathematics, Science, and Technology (PGSMST)


JOB LOCATION: Supervision of 2 Sites, IALR in Danville/Pittsylvania County and PHCC in Martinsville/Henry County. The selected candidate is expected to spend equal time at both sites during the week in order to supervise both programs.  


IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Executive Committee (consisting of superintendents or designee from all 4 school divisions).  




Under the direction of the Executive Committee, the Director serves as the school’s primary instructional leader and is responsible for the administration and supervision of the Governor’s School and its multitude of instructional, non-instructional and extracurricular programs.





Thorough knowledge of the practices, methods and techniques used in the administration and supervision of all facets of the Governor’s School program; thorough knowledge of curriculum design, implementation, evaluation and refinement; thorough knowledge of prescribed policies and procedures; knowledge and understanding of student growth and development; knowledge and understanding of the conditions and dynamics of the diverse school community; skill in oral and written communications; ability to motivate others to reach their fullest potential; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Governing Board and Executive Committee members, students, parents, teachers, support staff, associates and the community; ability to plan and supervise the work of others; ability to set expectations, build capacity, model learning, lead symbolically, manage effectively, and respond to constituent groups and the community.




Master’s Degree in education administration and considerable public school administrative and educational experience.  Postgraduate Professional License with an endorsement in Administration and Supervision.


Position will be posted until filled.


Henry County Public Schools serves as the fiscal administrator for this regional program. Equal Opportunity Employer.