Employment Opportunities

Human Resources

Administrative Staff-No openings.

Confidential Personnel-One (1) current opening.

Date of Posting: July 20, 2022

Anticipated Opening for Mental Health Preventionist

The Northwestern School District is seeking a Mental Health Preventionist to work with students who have mental health/behavioral issues. This 205-day position will be available beginning with the 2022-2023 school year, with future years contingent upon funding availability.

The chosen candidate will focus their efforts on the following:

  • Work directly and aggressively with identified students to adopt behaviors that substantially increase their academic performance

  • Promote positive behavioral interventions in which “at risk” students thrive

  • Provide individual and/or group therapy for at-risk youth

  • Act as a liaison between the school and various community/governmental agencies, in order to provide services to students and their families

  • Consult with professional staff and maintain appropriate records, following district procedures.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a four-year degree with expertise working with at-risk and/or behaviorally challenged students. A Master’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling or related field is preferred. Applicants must also possess all required clearances for public school employment.

Qualified and interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and three recommendation letters to the Northwestern School District, Attn: Mr. Gregory J. Lehman, 100 Harthan Way, Albion, PA 16401, by July 27, 2022

Professional Staff Openings

Date of Posting: August 30, 2022

Anticipated Opening for Emotional/Learning Support Teacher

Northwestern High School

Required PA Certification(s): Special Education PK-12 or Special Education N-12 or Special Education 7-12

Position available immediately

Benefits are as provided in the Collective Bargaining Agreement

Current Employee: Submit a letter of interest and current resume`.

Outside Applicants: Submit a PA Standard Teaching Application, letter of interest, resume`, Act 34 PA State Police Criminal Record Clearance, Act 151 PA Child Abuse History Clearance, FBI Fingerprint Clearance, Act 24 of 2011/Act 82 of 2012 Arrest/Conviction Report, Confidentiality Agreement, copy of certification, transcripts, three reference (less than a year old), Praxis/PECT scores, student teacher evaluation (if graduated within the past two years), and Act 168 Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release form to the Superintendent's Office, Northwestern School District, 100 Harthan Way, Albion, PA 16401. The following items will be requested upon hire: recent TB test, School Personnel Health Record, I-9 form, and Act 126 Training Certificate. Please note all clearances must be less than five (5) years old.

End of Posting: September 7, 2022

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Date of Posting: August 18, 2022

Anticipated Opening for Elementary Mental Health Interventionist/Guidance Counselor

Northwestern Elementary

Required PA Certification(s): Elementary School Counselor K-6 or Elementary and Secondary School Counselor PK-12

Position available for the 2022-2023 school year; This position may sunset with the end of Federal funding

Benefits are as provided in the Collective Bargaining Agreement

Current Employee: Submit a letter of interest and current resume`.

Outside Applicants: Submit a PA Standard Teaching Application, letter of interest, resume`, Act 34 PA State Police Criminal Record Clearance, Act 151 PA Child Abuse History Clearance, FBI Fingerprint Clearance, Act 24 of 2011/Act 82 of 2012 Arrest/Conviction Report, Confidentiality Agreement, copy of certification, transcripts, three reference (less than a year old), Praxis/PECT scores, student teacher evaluation (if graduated within the past two years), and Act 168 Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release form to the Superintendent's Office, Northwestern School District, 100 Harthan Way, Albion, PA 16401. The following items will be requested upon hire: recent TB test, School Personnel Health Record, I-9 form, and Act 126 Training Certificate. Please note all clearances must be less than five (5) years old.

End of Posting: August 24, 2022

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Support Staff Openings

Date of Posting: August 19, 2022

Cafeteria Aide (C-3) Breakfast Aide

Northwestern High School

Hours: 1.5 hours per day

Days: 180 days per school year, maximum; contingent upon student participation

Rate: $14.28 per hour to one year/$14.90 per hour after one year

Supervisor: Food Service Director

Position available immediately

Benefits are provided as in the Collective Bargaining Agreement

Current Employee: Submit a letter of interest and resume (1-2 pages) to the Superintendent's Office.

Outside Applicants: Submit a General Application for Employment, a letter of interest, resume`, Act 34 PA Criminal Record Clearance, Act 151 PA Child Abuse History Clearance, FBI Fingerprint Clearance, copy of high school diploma/GED and/or trade school diploma/college degree with transcripts, three (3) reference letters, and Act 168 Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release Form to the Superintendent's Office, Northwestern School District, 100 Harthan Way, Albion, PA 16401. The following items will be requested upon job offer/hire: recent TB tine test, School Personnel Health Record, I-9 form, Act 24 of 2011/Act/82 of 2012 Arrest/Conviction Report Form and Act 126 Mandated Child Abuse Reporter Training Certificate.

End of Posting: August 26, 2022

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Date of Posting: August 18, 2022

Anticipated Vacancy for Paraprofessional Aide (A-1)

Northwestern Middle School, Life Skills Support classroom

Hours: 6.5 hours per day; 182 days per school year

Rate: $14.59 per hour to one year/$15.19 per hour after one year

Supervisor: Building Principal and Special Education Supervisor

Position available beginning with 2022-2023SY

Benefits are provided as in the Collective Bargaining Agreement

Candidate must meet one (1) of the following requirements:

  • Must pass (or have passed) the highly qualified Special Education testing under the Chapter 14 regulation

  • Possess an associate's degree/two years of study from a post-secondary institution

Special Education Testing is available by contacting the Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit at 814-734-8411.

Current Employee: Submit a letter of interest and resume (1-2 pages) to the Superintendent's Office.

Outside Applicants: Submit a General Application for Employment, a letter of interest, resume`, Act 34 PA Criminal Record Clearance, Act 151 PA Child Abuse History Clearance, FBI Fingerprint Clearance, copy of high school diploma/GED and/or trade school diploma/college degree with transcripts, three (3) reference letters, and Act 168 Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release Form to the Superintendent's Office, Northwestern School District, 100 Harthan Way, Albion, PA 16401. The following items will be requested upon job offer/hire: recent TB tine test, School Personnel Health Record, I-9 form, Act 24 of 2011/Act/82 of 2012 Arrest/Conviction Report Form and Act 126 Mandated Child Abuse Reporter Training Certificate.

End of Posting: August 24, 2022

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Date of Posting: June 22, 2022

Cafeteria Cook (C-2), Dinner Program

Springfield Elementary

Schedule: Hours and days will be determined as needed, depending on student activities

Rate: $15.28 per hour to one year/$15.90 per hour after one year

Supervisor: Food Service Director

Position available beginning with 2022-2023SY

Benefits are provided as in the Collective Bargaining Agreement

Current Employee: Submit a letter of interest and resume (1-2 pages) to the Superintendent's Office.

Outside Applicants: Submit a General Application for Employment, a letter of interest, resume`, Act 34 PA Criminal Record Clearance, Act 151 PA Child Abuse History Clearance, FBI Fingerprint Clearance, copy of high school diploma/GED and/or trade school diploma/college degree with transcripts, three (3) reference letters, and Act 168 Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release Form to the Superintendent's Office, Northwestern School District, 100 Harthan Way, Albion, PA 16401. The following items will be requested upon job offer/hire: recent TB tine test, School Personnel Health Record, I-9 form, Act 24 of 2011/Act/82 of 2012 Arrest/Conviction Report Form and Act 126 Mandated Child Abuse Reporter Training Certificate.

End of Posting: July 6, 2022

Extra-Curricular Openings (none at this time)

Annual Tutor Posting - No current openings.

Substitute Teachers (CONTINUOUS OPENINGS)-Daily Rate is $125.00 per day

Certified Day-to-Day Teacher and Emergency Certified Substitutes

If you are interested in working as a substitute teacher for Northwestern School District, please contact ESS Northeast LLC, at (814)-569-8462 or email Matthew Briggs at mbriggs@ESS.com.

For more information about ESS, please see the link below to their website.

The Northwestern School District utilizes substitute teachers in all certification areas from candidates with a Pennsylvania teaching certificate. If you do not have a teaching certificate but have a minimum of a bachelor's degree, you may be eligible to be an emergency certified substitute teacher. You will need proof of a bachelor's degree in any field from an accredited college or university.

How to apply? Visit this link, jobs.willsubplus.com/jobs?districtIds=1618

Who is ESS? Find out more by clicking here, ess.com/about/who-we-are/

Substitute-Support Staff (CONTINUOUS OPENINGS)-Rate Increased to $10.00 per hour (eff. 10/19/21)

If you are interested in working as a substitute support staff employee for Northwestern School District, please contact ESS Northeast LLC, at (814)-569-8462 or email Matthew Briggs at mbriggs@ESS.com.

For more information about ESS, please see the link below to their website.

How to apply? Visit this link, jobs.willsubplus.com/jobs?districtIds=1618

Who is ESS? Find out more by clicking here, ess.com/about/who-we-are/

AmeriCorps National Service Opportunities

Please visit the website for more information, https://www.smilesamericorps.org/.

Custodial Services

Custodial services are subcontracted through Peterson's Property Maintenance for Northwestern Elementary, Northwestern Middle School, Northwestern High School and Springfield Elementary.

Please visit their website for more information, Peterson's Property Maintenance OR visit Indeed at the following link https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?t=part+time+cleaner&jk=888cb0d2ba1d4a78&_ga=2.215339669.383095549.1531745526-103154041.1530896836