Employment Opportunities

  • POTTSVILLE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT is currently seeking applicants for the following positions:
    ** Benefits Specialist/Bookkeeper

    Position Type:

    12 Month Position Working With Payroll, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable
    And Assistant Business Manager

    Position Definition: This position will consolidate many functions that have been split
    between the Payroll Manager, Accounts Payable Manager, Accounts Receivable Manager and Assistant Business Manager
    Apply in writing or email application to: Mrs. Stacy Stair, Business Manager, Pottsville Area School District, 1501 West Laurel Boulevard
    Pottsville, PA 17901.

     **2 Part-Time School Police Officers 

    School Police Officers (SPO) will be sworn police officers with the power to arrest as defined and limited in the Pennsylvania Code.   Community-oriented policing background preferred.

    Applicants must possess the following minimum qualification:  basic training required for municipal police departments, or graduated from the Pennsylvania State Policy Academy, have been employed as a state trooper and separated in good standing.

    SPOs will complete the Basic School Resource Officer Course of Instruction offered by the National Association of School Resources Officers or equivalent training approved by the commission and have annual in-service training approved by the Municipal Police Officers' Education and Training Commission.

    Successful candidates will work closely with administration, staff, faculty, students and the community as a mentor, educator and law enforcement officer.  Responsibilities of this position may include emergency response, general security, oversight of arrival and dismissal, school safety drills/professional development, extra-curricular activities, residency investigations and assisting with attendance/truancy.

    Send letter of interest, resume, certification(s), 3 current letters of recommendation and Act 34, 114 and 151 clearances to Dr. Sarah Yoder, Superintendent; Pottsville Area School District; 1501 West Laurel Blvd.; Pottsville, PA 17901 or email an application packet to: dkalovcak@pottsville.k12.pa.us. Background checks will be completed before hire.  EOE

     **Part-Time Paraprofessional positions         

    Subject to Assignment, Application on Website. Applicants must have current Acts 34; 114, and 151 clearances. Please submit your application to Kelly A. Brennan, Director of Special Education, 1501 West Laurel Blvd., Pottsville, PA 17901

    Substitute Positions Available -  Special Education/ Regular Education Substitute Paraprofessionals needed. Please submit your applications to: Kelly A. Brennan, Director of Special Education, 1501 West Laurel Blvd., Pottsville, PA 17901

    **Full-Time Custodian positions available at Pottsville Area School District.  Salary $19,000.00 per year.  The normal work week for custodial employees is five (5) days from Monday through Friday, inclusive.  Comprehensive benefits package includes 2 weeks of paid vacation after 1 year of employment, 11 paid holidays, medical insurance, dental insurance, prescription insurance, optical/vision insurance, and group life insurance.  Day and night shift hours are required on a rotating basis.

    Act 34, 114 and 151 clearances required.

    Please submit your application to Donald Ditzler, Supervisor of Facilities and Grounds, 1501 West Laurel Blvd., Pottsville, PA 17901 

    **Long Term and Daily Substitute Teaching Positions Available 

    If you are interested in filling one of these positions, please contact ESS Recruiter Carly Warner at CWarner@ESS.com to apply.

    Bachelor's Degree needed; teaching certification not required.

    **Substitute School Nurses - Grades K-12

    Send substitute application, copy of your registered nursing license; Act 34, 114, 151 clearances to: Dr. Sarah Yoder, Superintendent, Pottsville Area School District, 1501 West Laurel Blvd., Pottsville, PA 17901.  Application and clearance forms are available on our website under Employment. Please direct any questions to (570) 621-2908. EOE

    **Cafeteria Positions
    5.5 Hour Part Time Cafeteria Position- Pottsville Area High School
    2.5 Hour Lunch Aide Positions - John S. Clarke Elementary School
    **Substitute Positions Available ** – Pottsville Area School District Substitute Cafeteria Workers needed.

    Please submit your cafeteria applications to: Lisa Eckley, Food Service Director Pottsville Area School District 1501 West Laurel Boulevard, Pottsville, Pennsylvania 17901

    **Transportation Positions
    Part Time Bus/Van Drivers- Bus/Van Driver Application  **Willing to train for CDL

    Transportation Aide positions available.  Please submit your applications to Deniece Krater, Transportation Supervisor, 1501 West Laurel Blvd., Pottsville, PA 17901
    **Crossing Guards ** Paid positions available for school bus stop crossing guards in the City of Pottsville for the 2021-2022 school year.  Average time required is less than two (2) hours per weekday.  Applications available in the office of the City Clerk, Pottsville City Hall, 401 N. Centre Street, Pottsville.