Application Procedure: A complete application packet for any instructional position or substitute position includes the Standard Pennsylvania Teaching Application, copies of transcript listing student teaching grade, PA teaching certificate, three clearances (Child Abuse, Criminal and Fingerprint) that are current within one year, a certificate of completion for Act 126 Training, and the newest Act 168 Form (Directions/Procedures), the required Health and TB Form, and letters of recommendation or credential packet. Complete packets should be mailed to:

    Pottsville Area School District

    Howard S. Fernsler Academic Center
    1501 W. Laurel Boulevard
    Pottsville PA 17901

    Securing proper clearances is part of any positions application process. Currently three clearances are required, a Criminal Background Check, a Child Abuse Clearance and aFBI Fingerprint Clearance  (through the Department of Education only). Applicants must also complete the Act 168 Form. Qualified applicants for any instructional, non-instructional or supplemental position should submit a letter of intent specifying the position and addressing qualifications, as well as the standard application, clearances, Act 126 Certificate, Act 168 Sexual Misconduct-Abuse the(Directions/Procedures), references and the required Health and TB Form. Applications must be received or postmarked no later than the indicated deadline date.  

    PA Standard Teaching Application are also available at the Howard S. Fernsler Academic Center.

    To apply for a substitute position: ESS Substitute Teacher Program