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Employment Opportunities

The Pottstown School District has moved to a paperless application process with the goal of becoming more efficient and "green." You must now apply for each position of interest individually. All applications will need to be submitted through our website. Thank you for your cooperation.

If you are a current Pottstown School District employee, you can create an internal account to apply for positions. To create an internal account click on Search Available Positions above. At the top right of the screen, click on "Internal." Then create an internal account and you will be able to submit your interest, resume and cover letter for each position as an internal employee.

All external applicants, please create an account in the School Recruiter system as an external applicant. You can then submit your application for each position of interest.

If you are offered a position with the Pottstown School District, please be advised that the following information will be required. All of the information below must be within one year of your hire date of employment.

  • Act 34: PA State Police Clearance
    • You can apply online and you will receive results immediately and you can print and retain the receipt containing the control number (this starts with the letter "R").
    • The cost of this clearance is $10 paid by credit card on the website.
    • This clearance needs to be dated within one year of proposed hire date.
  • Act 151: Child Abuse Clearance
    • Fill out, print and send this form directly to the Department of Public Welfare.
    • You will need to include a $10 money order with your form (you should retain your money order receipt until you receive your official clearance).
    • This clearance will be mailed back to the address you provide on the form.
    • This clearance takes, at a minimum, 2-3 weeks to be returned (you can overnight the form to help speed up the process).
    • This clearance needs to be dated within one year of proposed hire date (the employer will need to see the original and retain a verified copy).
  • Act 114: FBI Fingerprint
    • You must register on the Cogent website prior to visiting a fingerprint site.
    • You can pay by credit card on the website or by money order at the time of fingerprint appointment
    • This clearance needs to be dated within one year of proposed hire date (the employer will need the receipt containing the registration number starting with the letters "PAE").
Employment Requirements
Administrative Positions
Requirements for Administrative Positions

When applying for a certificated or non-certificated administrative position
within the Pottstown School District, please apply through SchoolRecruiter.

NOTE:

To check the status of:

Request for Criminal Record Check, please call (717) 783-9973
Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, please call (717) 783-6211

Teaching Positions
Requirements for Teaching Positions

When applying for a teaching position within the Pottstown School District, please apply through SchoolRecruiter.

NOTE:

To check the status of:

Request for Criminal Record Check, please call (717) 783-9973
Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, please call (717) 783-6211

Requirements for Support Staff Positions

Support staff positions include:

  • Classroom Assistant
  • Cook
  • Custodian
  • Data Processing
  • Food Service
  • Grounds
  • Housekeeper
  • Maintenance
  • Nurse
  • Secretary
  • Student Proctor
  • Student Service Coordinator

When applying for a support staff position within the Pottstown School District, please apply through SchoolRecruiter.

NOTE:
To check the status of:
Request for Criminal Record Check, please call (717) 783-9973
Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, please call (717) 783-6211

Substitute Teachers

Candidates interested in working as a substitute teacher for Pottstown School District may follow the link below to sign up with STS-Substitute Teacher Service, our contracted substitute teacher and substitute classroom assistant provider:

http://thesubservice.com/

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