Secondary Principal (7-12) / Activities Director

Due to retirement, Summerland Public School District is seeking applications for the position of Secondary Principal (grades 7-12) and Activities Director for the 2023-2024 school year. A valid Nebraska certificate with appropriate endorsement is required for this position. Summerland Public School is a PK-12 district (competing in Class C-2 NSAA activities this year) with approximately 420 students (172 for grades 7-12). 


Summerland is a newly formed school district of the villages of Clearwater, Ewing, and Orchard. The district opened a $34.4 million state-of-the-art facility on August 30, 2021. The building is centrally located between the three communities at the intersection of the Clearwater-Orchard Road and Summerland Road. Summerland is located approximately 50 miles west of Norfolk and 30 miles east of O’Neill. 


The district is a 1:1 digital device school district: Students in grades 3-12 have access to Chromebooks and PK-2 students are 1:1 with iPads. The district employs a technology director from ESU 8 four days a week. Teachers are provided with a Chromebook, SmartBoards in every classroom, as well and ample instructional resources in the classroom. The new building boosts a unique CTE area and green room for media communications class, as well as new integrations into the traditional classroom.


Though the district is new, the district has a historic past of academic excellence and strong extra-curricular activities. Summerland has an exceptional staff that leads students through the district’s vision statement: Engage, Educate, Empower Every Child, Every Day.

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Additional Information

Interested applicants should forward a letter of application, resume, transcripts, and references via US Mail or email to: Kyle Finke, Superintendent, Summerland Public School; 51293 857th Road, Ewing, NE 68735 or

The district offers a competitive salary along with full family and employee dental insurance. 

Successful candidate will begin last week of July 2023

Contact Information

Summerland Public School
51293 857th Road
Ewing, NE 68735

Kyle Finke
(p) (402) 626-7534 4207
(f) (402) 626-7602

How to Apply

Send letter of application, resume, transcripts, and current references via US Mail or Email to:

Kyle Finke, Superintendent

Summerland Public School

51293 857th Road

Ewing, NE 68735

402-626-7534; ext. 4207