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Thank you for interest in substituting in our District. Please feel free to submit an application for Substitute Teacher, Substitute Aide, Substitute Secretary, Substitute Nurse, or Substitute Custodian.

When bringing an application package to the District, please bring along your ORIGINAL clearances and PA Certificate.

Please submit an application, Act 24 Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form, Act 34 Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check Clearance, Act 114 FBI Background Clearance, Act 151 Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Act 126 Mandated Child Reporting Training Certificate, Act 168 Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release Forms, and current TB results (dated within the last three months). **Please read the Board Policies located under Quick Links on the main webpage (Yearly Policy Review Presentation); and acknowledge that you have read them.** United requires that clearances cannot be more than one (1) year old at the time of hire. Prior to starting employment within the District, all applicants must have above information turned into the Superintendent’s Office.
 
Submit completed application packages to:
Dr. Barbara L. Parkins, Superintendent
United School District
10780 Route 56 Highway East
Armagh, PA 15920
bparkins@unitedsd.net
EOE

Only complete applications packages will be accepted. Applications must be postmarked before the deadline date of position posted to be eligible for acceptance of materials.

United School District and PDE require all four pre-employment clearances. Clearances must be less than one year old at the time of hire. Original clearances must be presented, although our office will only maintain a copy. Prior to starting employment within the District, all applicants must have Act 24 Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form, Act 34 Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check Clearance, Act 151 Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Act 114 FBI Background Clearance Check, Act 126 Mandated Child Reporting Training, Act 168 Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release Forms completed for your current employer and any previous employment where you would have been responsible for a child's welfare or having direct contact with children, have a current TB test (dated within the last three months), and three letters of reference.

EOE
 Act 24 Arrest and Conviction Form

This form can be obtained from this site or the Central Office. Form needs completed by applicant and then submitted directly to our Central Office. (No cost for form)
 Act 34 Form (PA Criminal Record Check)

Apply online at http://epatch.state.pa.us or click on site to download a paper application. ($8.00 Fee Required)
 Act 151 Form (PA Child Abuse History Clearance)

Act 151 Clearances are now available online. You must create an account at http://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home Once an account is created, you will be emailed a temporary password. Use this password to log in to the system and click "Access My Clearances". After reading the instructions, click "Continue" on the bottom right of the screen and then choose "Create Clearance Application". Prospective employees will need to use their own credit/debit card information to pay for the clearance ($8.00 fee is required). Or download a paper application from this site. Allow 3 - 4 weeks for processing of a paper application.
 Act 168 Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release

Each candidate must fill out a Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure form for both their current employer AND any former employers where the candidate had direct contact with children. Section I of the forms must be filled out with current/former employer information and turned into Central Office. (There is no cost for form)
Act 126 Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting Training
 
There is a requirement to update this training every five years.  
To volunteer you are not required to complete this training.
Applications
I-9 Form
 
Form I-9 is used for verifying the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired for employment in the United States. All U.S. employers must ensure proper completion of Form I-9 for each individual they hire for employment in the United States. 
Act 114 (Federal Criminal History Background Checks)

 

 

Contact Us

Dr. Barbara L. Parkins
Superintendent
bparkins@unitedsd.net
(814) 446-5615 Ext. 3301
FAX (814) 446-6615

Barbara Turner
Secretary to Superintendent
bturner@unitedsd.net
(814) 446-5615 Ext. 3301
FAX (814) 446-6615