Employment Opportunities

  • POTTSVILLE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT is currently seeking applicants for the following positions available for the 2019-2020 school year:

    **Long -Term High School Art Substitute Position- available March 2020 until the last day of school tentatively June 1, 2020. Please send an application packet consisting of a letter of interest, PA standard teaching application; resume; transcripts; copy of PA certification; Acts 34; 114; 151 clearances and Act 168 Sexual Misconduct Disclosure form, to Dr. Jeffrey S. Zwiebel, Superintendent, Pottsville Area School District, 1501 West Laurel Boulevard, Pottsville, PA   17901. EOE. Deadline to apply until filled.

    **Elementary K-4 Long-Term Music Substitute Position Available
    POTTSVILLE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT is currently seeking applicants for an Elementary (K-4) Long-Term Substitute Music Teacher for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.  Potential candidates should send a letter of interest, PA standard application, PA cert., Acts 34, 114, 151 and 168 clearances, resume and transcripts to Dr. Jeffrey S. Zwiebel, Superintendent, Pottsville Area School District, 1501 W. Laurel Blvd., Pottsville, PA 17901.    EOE

    **Middle School Psychologist- PA Psychology cert. required; knowledge of PA Special Ed. Chapter 14, 15, and 16 regs; previous school psychology exp. preferred.  Send letter of interest, application, resume; copy of cert., transcripts; Acts 34; 114; 151 clearances and Act 168 Sexual Misconduct Disclosure form to Dr. Jeffrey S. Zwiebel, Superintendent, Pottsville Area School District, 1501 West Laurel Blvd., Pottsville, PA 17901.  EOE.

     

    Permanent Positions: ** New postings
     
    **Speech Therapist - Full-time position available for the 2019-2020 school year. Grades K-12. Master’s level with speech and language certification.  Send letter of interest, application, resume, transcripts, certifications, and Act 34, 114 and 151 clearances to Dr. Jeffrey S. Zwiebel, Superintendent, Pottsville Area School District, 1501 West Laurel Blvd., Pottsville, PA 17901. Deadline to apply – until filled.  EOE.
     

    **School  Police Officers
    The Pottsville Area School District is seeking current Act 120 certified police officers and/or recently retired police officers to fill security positions in the Pottsville Area School District buildings.  Successful candidates are required to have a current Act 235 certification along with a current Act 120 certificate if not retired. Successful candidates will be Act 67 trained or have received the required Act 67 training in the time period prescribed by law.

    Compensation: $18.00 per hour

    Please submit a letter of application or proposal, resume, copy of the Act 120 certificate, Act 235 certificate and Act 34/151 and FBI clearances to Dr. Jeffrey S. Zwiebel, Superintendent, Pottsville Area School District, 1501 W. Laurel Boulevard, Pottsville PA 17901. 

    Deadline for applications is Tuesday, October 1, 2019.

    To be considered, the following criteria must be met:

    • Be at least 21 years of age
    • Act 120 Certification if not retired police officer
    • Act 235 Certification
    • Independent Contractor (Position is not a district employee)
     
    Athletics:

    **POSITION: Head Junior High Track & Field Coach

    EFFECTIVE: 2020-2021 School Year

    BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION:  To provide instruction regarding the knowledge and skills while participating in an activity of this kind.  To provide the necessary supervision/direction for the participating students, both individually and as a group for school and athletic events throughout the year.

    REQUIREMENTS:  Should possess the knowledge and skills associated with which to coach boys’ soccer.  Should possess the ability to direct/supervise a program of this kind.  In addition, please refer to the attached page for the requirements when applying for a position.

    SALARY: $2,400

    APPLY IN WRITING TO: Mr. Eric Rismiller, Athletic Director, Pottsville Area High School, 16th & Elk Avenue,Pottsville, PA 17901, Telephone: (570) 621-2977 erismiller@pottsville.k12.pa.us    APPLICATIONS DUE: February 21, 2020

     

     Nurse:

     Substitute School Nurses-Grades K-12 Send substitute application, copy of your registered nursing license; Act 34, 114, 151 clearances to: Dr. Jeffrey S. Zwiebel, 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
     
    Academic Center: None
     
     
    Temporary Positions / Support Staff Positions
     

    Food Service:


    Food Service **Substitute Positions Available**– John S. Clarke Elementary Center Substitute Lunch Aides needed. Please submit your applications to: Lisa Eckley, Food Service Director, Food Service Director, Pottsville Area School District 1501 West Laurel Boulevard, Pottsville, Pennsylvania 17901
     
    **Substitute Positions Available ** – Pottsville Area School District Substitute Cafeteria Workers needed. Please submit your applications to: Lisa Eckley, Food Service Director Pottsville Area School District 1501 West Laurel Boulevard, Pottsville, Pennsylvania 17901

    Custodial Vacancy**-Full-Time Custodial Position, Pottsville Area High School, Application on Pottsville Area School District Website. Satisfactory Clearances according to School Policies Apply in writing to: Brian Manning, Business Manager, Pottsville Area School District, 1501 West Laurel Boulevard Pottsville, PA   17901

     

    Paraprofessional Postion:

     
    Subject to Assignment, Application on Website. Please submit your applications to Kelly A. Brennan, Director of MS Special Education, 1501 West Laurel Blvd., Pottsville, PA 17901 Part-time Learning Support Aides in multiple classrooms throughout the district. Applicants must have current Acts 34; 114, and 151 clearances. Please submit your applications to Kelly A. Brennan, Director of MS 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 MS Special Education, 1501 West Laurel Blvd., Pottsville, PA 17901
     
     
    Transportation:
     
    ** Part Time Bus/Van Drivers- Bus/Van Driver Application  **Willing to train for CDL
     
    **TRANSPORTATION AIDES-Assist Bus Driver with Student Management 180 Days Per Year, 4 to 5 hours per day – a.m. and p.m. shift, $10.00 per hour.  Must have clearances prior to employment. Application on website – www.pottsville.k12.pa.us
     
    **Crossing Guards ** Paid positions available for school bus stop crossing guards in the City of Pottsville for the 2019-2020 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.