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Allentown School District

Current Vacancies

This page maintained by Janelle Haseley & Danielle Trevorah
 
NOTE: The majority of our support staff positions are union positions. For all current vacancies, priority selection may be assigned to current employees, based on the terms of existing collective bargaining agreements.  If no positions appear under the specific job categories, then no current vacancies exist.  The Allentown School District reserves unto itself the right to add or delete any posted positions.
 
For both internal and external candidates, FastTrack is the preferred and recommended method to submit employment applications.  Please log on to FastTrack to view the full details of these and additional positions, including Teacher positions, and their associated job descriptions and required documents.  Use FastTrack to create a profile and apply for each position of interest.  For current District employees only, you may submit the respective unit's Declaration of Interest form when applying for each position of interest.  Completed forms may be faxed to Human Resources at (484) 765-4140, or sent electronically to humanresources@allentownsd.org.

Paper applications should be returned to:

Allentown School District, Attn: Human Resources, 31 S. Penn Street - P.O. Box 328, Allentown, PA 18105; or faxed to the Human Resources department at (484) 765-4140.
 
SUBSTITUTES
Perhaps you have been following news about the shortage of teachers across the country and wondered how you can make a difference. Substitute teachers play an important role in providing continuous educational support to students. Across our district, there are many opportunities to serve.Since 2015, ASD has partnered with Substitute Teacher Service, Inc. (STS) as its primary source of qualified staff to fill teacher vacancies across the district.  To learn how you can make a difference, or to register as a substitute teacher, visit www.thesubservice.com or call (800) 357-SUBS (7827) today. Visit the STS website to view specific substitute teaching opportunities.
 
The shortage of teachers has created an opportunity for retired educators to return to service without jeopardizing their retirement benefits.  As of this year, retired educators can return to service as ASD employees.  If you are a retired educator and want to learn more about returning to service as a substitute teacher and as an ASD employee, contact Human Resources at (484) 765-4128, or send a message to humanresources@allentownsd.org.
 
ADMINISTRATION
This classification includes exempt positions such as Principal, Assistant Principal, Supervisor of Instruction, and select positions within the Administration Center.
 

Supervisor of Instruction - South Mountain Middle School

Supervisor of Instruction - Trexler Middle School

Assistant Director of Special Ed. - District Wide

Assistant School Leader - Building 21

Assistant Principal - Union Terrace Elementary 

Director of Communications - Administration Center

Executive Director of Human Resources - Please contact AllentownSearch@cliu.org for more information about the position.

The Allentown School District in Allentown, PA, an urban school district of 17,087 students with 2,292 employees, is seeking an Executive Director of Human Resources.  Requirements include Master’s Degree, in Human Resources or Industrial Relations preferred, coupled with five plus years of leadership experience at a Director or Executive level.  Must have strong organizational, communication, interpersonal skills; ability to manage complex roles/responsibilities, support district mission and vision; experience working with diverse organization and community. Responsibilities: Direct  efforts of human resources team to provide exceptional customer service to internal and external constituents; support educational performance and financial stability of the District, provide leadership, vision, and strategic direction for District’s recruitment, selection, and performance management initiatives; extensive labor relations and negotiations liaison; employee relations and investigations; interview and recommend the employment and training of staff; address complaints and resolve problems; serve as liaison between district solicitor for legal matters pertaining to employees. Email AllentownSearch@cliu.org for an application packet or if you have a question.  

PROFESSIONAL

This classification includes Teachers, Salaried Substitutes, School Counselors, School Nurses, and other Licensed or Non-Licensed positions.
 
Title: Teachers (click "Teachers" to access FastTrack; create account/log in; click "Search Current Job Openings")

Building 21 - School Year 17-18 Openings

School Year 17-18 Openings

SALARIED SUBS:

​SPECIAL EDUCATION:

 

​​Title: Substitute School Nurse 

Location: District-wide

Due to ongoing staffing needs, the District is accepting applications for the Substitute Nurse position on a rolling basis.  District-wide positions are available.  Actual building assignments will be based on staffing needs.  Substitute Nurses must possess an active Pennsylvania RN or LPN license and previous experience in assisting with the delivery of health services.  Ideal candidates will have previous experience as a school nurse, or extensive experience in supporting the delivery of health services in a school health room setting.  Compensation starts at $85/day and increases to a maximum of $105/day, based on days of service completed.

Interested persons who meet the qualifications should begin the application process by completing the standard Support Staff application and indicating "Substitute Nurse" as the desired position.
 

SUPPORT STAFF (CLASSIFIED)
This classification includes Child Nutrition/Foods Services, Clerical, Coaching, Custodial/Maintenance, Paraprofessionals, and Security positions.
 
CHILD NUTRITION:
The District’s Child Nutrition Services Department has an acute need for Substitute Cafeteria Workers, which is an entry level position.  Substitute employees work under the supervision of more experienced and specialized food service personnel to assist with preparing and serving food menu items in our school buildings.  Duties also include kitchen clean-up and sanitation and serving as a cashier.
Substitute cafeteria workers report to work on an as needed basis.  Total compensation ($10/hour) is based on actual hours worked.  Successful candidates must possess a secondary (i.e., high school) school diploma or GED, a valid PA Driver’s License in good standing, and access to reliable transportation. 
   
        Title: Substitute Cafeteria Workers
        Location: District-wide
 
 
Interested persons who meet the qualifications should begin the application process by completing the standard Support Staff application.
 
CLERICAL
The District has ongoing needs for Substitute Clerical staff to fill our Clerical Pool.  Clerical pool employees fill work needs on an on-call, as needed basis.  Total compensation ($10.00 per hour) is based on actual hours worked.  Successful candidates must possess a secondary (i.e., high school) school diploma or GED, a valid PA Driver’s License in good standing, and access to reliable transportation.
 
         Location: Administration Center
         Job Posting
         Job Description
 
         Title: Health Room Assistant
         Location: Dieruff High School
         Job Posting
         Job Description
 
Location: Maintenance Warehouse
 
Location:  Harrison Morton Middle School
               
Location:  South Mountain Middle School
               
Title: Substitute Clerical (Clerical Pool)

Location: District-wide

Interested persons who meet the qualifications should begin the application process by completing the standard Support Staff application.
 
 
COACHING
 
Title:   Head Softball Coach
Location:  Allen High School
Deadline:  September 19, 2017
 
Title:   Soccer Coach
Location:  South Mountain Middle School
Deadline:  September 25, 2017
 
Title:   Girls Basketball Coach
Location: South Mountain Middle School
Deadline:  September 25, 2017
 
FACILITIES SERVICES - CUSTODIAL/MAINTENANCE
As an alternative to FastTrack, current District employees can complete the “Notice of Bid for Custodial/Maintenance Vacancy” form, which are available from each building's Head Custodian, I.M.C.A. Local Officers, or the Facilities Services office.  Copies of the completed form must be forwarded to Human Resources and the appropriate Facilities Services supervisory staff before the close of the expiration date.
The District has ongoing needs for Substitute Custodial/Maintenance staff.  This position fills work needs on an on-call, as needed basis. Total compensation ($10.00 per hour) is based on actual hours worked.  Successful candidates must possess a secondary (i.e., high school) school diploma or GED, a valid PA Driver’s License in good standing, and access to reliable transportation.
 
 
Title: Substitute Custodian
Location: District-wide
Interested persons who meet the qualifications should begin the application process by completing the standard Support Staff application.
 
 
OPEN MECHANIC POSITIONS:  To apply for these positions electronically, click on the link to the FastTrack application.  To complete and submit a paper application, download the Support Staff Application.
 

PLUMBER

ELECTRICIAN (2 positions)

 


PARAPROFESSIONALS AND INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT
The District has acute needs for qualified special education paraprofessionals to assist with instructional delivery to students in special needs areas, including, autistic support, personal care (PCA), life skills, multiple disabilities, and emotional support.  Interested individuals are strongly encouraged to submit applications in anticipation of position openings. Applicants will be notified of consideration status based on review of credentials and the availability of positions.
 
Instructional paraprofessionals, including special education paraprofessionals, assist with classroom instructional delivery.  Non-instructional paraprofessionals (e.g., cafeteria) do work in a classroom or support instructional delivery.  All instructional paraprofessional candidates must satisfy Highly Qualified (HQ) requirements in order to be considered for an instructional positions. The minimum Highly Qualified requirements include the following: (1) possession of an Associates or Bachelors degree, OR (2) completion of two years of college (minimum of 60 credits), OR (2) passage of the Paraprofessional Knowledge Test in reading, writing, and mathematics.
If you are interested in taking the Paraprofessional Knowledge Test, please contact Doris Yurchak at yurchakd@allentownsd.org or at 484-765-4124 to confirm attendance at an upcoming test date.
 
The Substitute Paraprofessional position fills work needs on an on-call, as needed basis.  Total compensation ($10/hour) is based on actual hours worked.  In addition to meeting the Highly Qualified credentials (see above), instructional substitutes must have access to reliable transportation.  Non-instructional substitutes should possess a high school diploma or GED and must also have access to reliable transportation.
 
Title: Substitute Paraprofessional 
Location: District-wide
Interested persons who meet the qualifications should begin the application process by completing the standard Support Staff application.
 
SECURITY OFFICER
Previous law enforcement or related security experience, or an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice, preferred. The District has a limited number of Substitute Security Officer positions available.  Substitutes report to work on an as needed basis.  Total compensation ($10/hour) is based on actual hours worked.  Successful candidates must possess a secondary (i.e., high school) school diploma or GED, and have access to reliable transportation.
 
 
Title:  Permanent Security Officer
Location: District-wide
Interested persons who meet the qualifications should begin the application process by completing the standard Support Staff application..
 
Title: Substitute Security Officer
Location: District-wide
Interested persons who meet the qualifications should begin the application process by completing the standard Support Staff application.
 
Title:  Security Officer
Location:  Raub Middle School
Deadline:  September 26, 2017
 
The Allentown School Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, ancestry or place of birth, or any other legally protected status in the provision of employment, educational services, programs, or activities. The District Equity Coordinator is designated as the responsible person (Compliance Officer) regarding assurances of nondiscrimination. Any complaint alleging discrimination should be directed to the District Equity Coordinator who may be contacted at: 31 S. Penn St., P.O. Box 328, Allentown, PA 18105; telephone (484) 765-4109. The Allentown School Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer.