Employment

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS

If you have previously submitted a random application when there were no positions advertised or posted, your application will not automatically be pulled and considered.  Please submit a new application packet for the specific position to the attention of  Tresa Britch, Board Secretary; Southern Columbia Area School District, 800 Southern Drive; Catawissa, PA  17820.
Act 168 Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release (This form must be submitted with any application for employment.  One form must be submitted for your current employer(s) regardless of type of work, and one form must be submitted for any previous employment that were school entitities and/or where the applicant had direct contact with children.)
Declaration of Relationship (This form must be completed when applying for a full- or part-time position)
 
Important
  • Submit all applications to Tresa Britch - Board  Secretary, Southern Columbia Area School District, 800 Southern Drive, Catawissa, PA  17820 (unless otherwise indicated).
  • Submit required Act 168 Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Discolure Release(s) with all applications.
  • Negative Tuberculosis test administered within the past three (3) months and Acts 34, 114 and 151 clearances are required prior to employment for all positions.  
 
 
The Southern Columbia Area School District is currently accepting applications for the following positions:
 

3RD GRADE TEACHER -Full-time position available immediately.  Valid PA PK-4 or Elementary K-6 certification required.  Submit stardared PA teaching applicaiton, resume, copeis of certificate, Acts 34, 114, 151 & 168 clearances and minimium of 3 letters of prefessional reference to Tresa Britch, Board Secretary, Southern Columbia Area School District, 800 Southern Drive, Catawissa, PA  17820.  Application deadline:  Friday, August 25, 2017.

(2) FULL-TIME SPECIAL EDUCATION PARAPROFESSIONALS - Associates Degree or Highly Qualified status required.  Full-time position working under the supervision of Special Education Teacher.  $9.00 per hour,181 days per year, benefits per the Collective Bargaining Agreement.  Application deadline:  Wednesday, August 23, 2017.

(1) FULL-TIME LIBRARY MANAGER/ACADEMIC TUTOR - Associates Degree or Highly Qualified status required. Bachelor's Degree preferred.  Requires the use of general principles and techniques of clerical practices, including word processing, data input, and database application skills. Full-time position working under the supervision of the High School Principal.  Application deadline:  Wednesday, August 23, 2017.

LITERACY SPECIALIST (LITERACY COACH)-  Full-time position available for the 2017-2018 school year. The Literacy Specialist's primary responsibility will be to provide direct instruction in the areas of reading and writing to K-4 students as part of the Elementary School's "specials schedule." The Literacy Specialist will support District-wide efforts to increase literacy achievement for all K-12 student populations by collaborating with and coaching teachers on the use of assessment data to plan instruction; analyze school literacy data and plan for future literacy needs. The Literacy Specialist will also provide oversight of the District's K-12 Library services. Requirements include 5+ years teaching experience, deep knowledge of reading, writing and literacy development, knowledge of data analysis, outstanding presentation, facilitation, and interpersonal skills (communication, problem solving, conflict management, collaboration). ELA or Reading Specialist with elementary teacher certification preferred. Submit state standard teaching application, resume, copies of certificate and Acts 34, 114, 151 and 168 clearances, and a minimum of two letters of professional reference.  Application deadline:  Friday, August 18, 2017.

HEAD COOK - HIGH SCHOOL CAFETERIA - Anticipated opneing for a full-time position available October 2017.  7 hours per day - 185 days per year (follows student schedule).  Current shift is 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (subject to change).  Salary based on experience, with benefits.  Click here for job description. Submit Non-instructional application (above) with references, Acts 34, 114, 151 and 168 clearances.  Application deadline:  Friday, August 4, 2017.

9TH GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL COACH - submit Athletic Application with references (above), Acts 34, 114, 151 and 168 clearances.  Applications will be accpeted until the position is filled.

3-HOUR CAFETERIA WORKER.  Position available immediately.  $9 per hour.  3 hours per day - 10:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.  Submit Non-intructional Application, Acts 34/114/151 and 168 clearances - Applications accepted until position is filled.                            

SUBSTITUTE PARAPROFESSIONALS - $8.00/hour .  Submit Non-Instructional application including references and Act 168 form(s) (see links above) , copies of Acts 34, 114 and 151 clearances (If you do not have current clearances at the time of application, please submit your application without the clearances.  Clearances would be required prior to first date of employment.)  Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

DAY-TO-DAY SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS.  If you are a certified teacher in the state of Pennsylvania and are interested in being placed on our Instructional Substitute List for the current school year, please submit a Standard Teaching Application (above), resume, copy of certificate, Acts 34, 114, 151 and 168 clearances and 2 letters of professional reference.

SUBSTITUTE CUSTODIAL WORKERS. - $7.25/hour (plus shift differential).  Submit Non-Instructional application including references and Act 168 form(s) (see links above) , copies of Acts 34, 114 and 151 clearances (If you do not have current clearances at the time of application, please submit your application without the clearances.  Clearances would be required prior to first date of employment.)  Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. 
 

SUBSTITUTE CAFETERIA WORKERS - Substitute Cafeteria Workers - $7.51/hour.  Submit Non-Instructional application including references and Act 168 form(s) (see links above) , copies of Acts 34, 114 and 151 clearances (If you do not have current clearances at the time of application, please submit your application without the clearances.  Clearances would be required prior to first date of employment.)  Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.  (Contact Kathy Holleran, Food Services Director, at 570-356-3505 or kholleran@scasd.us if you have questions regarding Cafeteria positions.)

SUBSTITUTE TRANSPORTATION AIDES - to assist with the transportation of special needs students on an as needed basis.  Must have ability to maintain discipline and assist driver with students’ needs.  Hours of employment will vary, but will coinside with various morning and/or afternoon bus and/or van runs - $7.50/hour.  (For questions regarding the Transportation Aide positions, please contact Jennifer Snyder, Director of Special Education, at 570-356-3510 orjsnyder@scasd.us).  Submit Non-Instructional Application (above), Acts 34, 114 and 151. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.