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Allentown School District

Employment Opportunities

Substitute teachers play an important role in providing continuous educational support to students, especially during the current teacher shortage. Find out how to become a substitute, click the icon:
 
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In addition to our regular job postings, the District has ongoing needs for paraprofessional and clerical pool staff.  If you are interested in either of these positions, please submit an application, even if a specific job vacancy is not listed.
 

Employment Instructions

FastTrack is the District's new Applicant Tracking System.  All vacancies will be posted on FastTrack.  With this system, you can view and apply for positions electronically.  Using FastTrack, you can also monitor the status of your application. To get started with FastTrack, watch the brief introductory video below.  Then click here to launch the system, view open positions, and create your profile.

 
 

REQUIRED FORMS PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT:

In accordance with PA Department of Human Services guidelines, all prospective employees must be able to provide following documents before starting employment in the District.  Once employed, all employees are required to submit updated copies of each document every three (3) years:

PA State Criminal Record Check (Section 1-111 of the Pennsylvania School Code – Act 34) - This form can be accessed from the PA State Police website at https://epatch.state.pa.us. COST: $10.00

Child Abuse Clearance (Sections 6354-6358 of the Public Welfare Code – Act 151)This form can be accessed from the PA Department of Human Services website at https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home. COST: $10.00

FBI Federal Criminal Background – To initiate this background check, applicants must register online at https://www.pa.cogentid.com/index_pde.htm under the PA Department of Education.  No other agency registration, such as the Department of Welfare, will be accepted. COST: $28.75

Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release – This information and form applies to prospective school entity employees and independent contractors who work with them.  All applicants who will have direct contact with children must complete this form.  It must be completed by the following organizations:

(1) The applicant’s current employer (regardless of whether the employer was a school entity and/or where the applicant had direct contact with children);
(2) All former employers of the applicant that were school entities; and
(3) All former employers where the applicant was employed in a position where he or she had direct contact with children.

Separate Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release forms must be submitted for each previous employer that falls within the categories above.  Under Act 168, the hiring entity