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.** Prior to starting employment within the District, all applicants must have above information turned into the Superintendent’s Office.
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.
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)
You must obtain an FBI Clearance under the PA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION. No other FBI Clearance will be accepted (Dept. of Welfare, Dept. of Banking, etc.). You must log onto to www.pa.cogentid.com and get a Registration ID (which starts with PAE). After registering, you can contact 724-463-5300 to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. ($25.75 Fee Required)
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.
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)