Employment Opportunities

Professional Staff-Four (4) ANTICIPATED openings.

Date of ANTICIPATED Posting: February 12, 2019

One (1) Mathematics Teacher at Northwestern Middle School

Required Certification: Mathematics 7-12 or Middle Level Mathematics 7-9 or Grades 4-8 (All Subjects 4-6, Mathematics 7-8)

Position Available: 2019-2020 school year

Benefits are as provided in the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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

Outside Applicants: Submit a PA Standard Teaching Application, a letter of interest, resume`, Act 34 PA 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, college transcripts, three letter of reference (less than a year old), Praxis scores, student teacher evaluation (if graduated within the past two years), recent TB test, School Personnel Health Record, I-9 form, Act 126 Training Certificate, and Act 168 Disclosure Release forms to the Superintendent's Office, Northwestern School District, 100 Harthan Way, Albion, PA 16401. Forms are available for download below.

End of Posting: February 26, 2019

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Date of ANTICIPATED Posting: February 12, 2019

Special Note: This position may be filled by a long-term substitute for the remainder of the 2018-2019 school year with the potential for permanent hire in the 2019-2020 school year.

One (1) Kindergarten Intervention Specialist at Northwestern Elementary School

Required Certification: Grades PK-4 or Elementary K-6 or Early Childhood N-3 AND Special Education PK-8 or Special Education N-12

Preferred Certification: Reading Specialist PK-12

Position Available: Immediately for the remainder of the 2018-2019 school year and 2019-2020 school year(potential permanent placement)

Benefits are as provided in the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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

Outside Applicants: Submit a PA Standard Teaching Application, a letter of interest, resume`, Act 34 PA 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, college transcripts, three letter of reference (less than a year old), Praxis scores, student teacher evaluation (if graduated within the past two years), recent TB test, School Personnel Health Record, I-9 form, Act 126 Training Certificate, and Act 168 Disclosure Release forms to the Superintendent's Office, Northwestern School District, 100 Harthan Way, Albion, PA 16401. Forms are available for download below.

End of Posting: February 26, 2019

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Date of ANTICIPATED Posting: February 12, 2019

One (1) Third Grade Teacher at Northwestern Elementary School

Required Certification: Grades PK-4 or Elementary K-6 or Early Childhood N-3

Position Available: 2019-2020 school year

Benefits are as provided in the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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

Outside Applicants: Submit a PA Standard Teaching Application, a letter of interest, resume`, Act 34 PA 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, college transcripts, three letter of reference (less than a year old), Praxis scores, student teacher evaluation (if graduated within the past two years), recent TB test, School Personnel Health Record, I-9 form, Act 126 Training Certificate, and Act 168 Disclosure Release forms to the Superintendent's Office, Northwestern School District, 100 Harthan Way, Albion, PA 16401. Forms are available for download below.

End of Posting: February 26, 2019

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Date of Posting: January 23, 2019

STEM & Career Pathways Educator at Northwestern High School

Northwestern High School in Albion, PA is looking for a passionate, engaging, student-oriented teacher to be part of an exciting shift in our district's curriculum. Creative, "outside the box" thinking educators, preferably with experience in Career Education and STEM fields (coding, engineering, robotics, etc.) are ideal candidates. If you want to make a difference and help guide the lives of young adults, Northwestern High School is the place for you!

Certification(s) preferred but not limited to: Physics 7-12 (8470), Business, Computers, Information Technology (1603)

Position Available: 2019-2020 school year

Benefits are as provided in the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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

Outside Applicants: Submit a PA Standard Teaching Application, a letter of interest, resume`, Act 34 PA 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, college transcripts, three letter of reference (less than a year old), Praxis scores, student teacher evaluation (if graduated within the past two years), recent TB test, School Personnel Health Record, I-9 form, Act 126 Training Certificate, and Act 168 Disclosure Release forms to the Superintendent's Office, Northwestern School District, 100 Harthan Way, Albion, PA 16401. Forms are available for download below.

End of Posting: February 28, 2019

Support Staff-Two (2) ANTICIPATED openings.

Date of Posting: February 15, 2019

Paraprofessional Aide (A-1) at Northwestern Elementary School

Hours: 6.5 hours per day; 181 days per school year

Rates: New Employee-$12.79 per hour; Current Employee-$13.39 per hour

Supervisor: Building Principal

Position Available Immediately

Benefits are as provided 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 Regulations AND meet a rigorous standard of quality through a State or local assessment under ESSA
  • Possess an associate's degree/two years of study from a post-secondary institution

Successful candidate must comply with all professional development requirements including First Aid, CPR and all levels of Handle with Care training.

Special Education Testing and Assessment Testing under ESSA is available by contacting Stephanie Hajec, Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit at 814-734-8411

Current Employee: Submit a letter of interest and resume`(1-2 pages).

Outside Applicants: Submit a Support Staff Application, a letter of interest, resume`, Act 34 PA 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 high school diploma/GED, copy of trade school diploma/college degree with transcripts, three (3) references, recent TB test, School Personnel Health Record, I-9 form, Act 126 Training Certificate, and Act 168 Disclosure Release forms to the Superintendent's Office, Northwestern School District, 100 Harthan Way, Albion, PA 16401. Forms are available for download below.

End of Posting: March 1, 2019

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Date of Posting: February 15, 2019

Paraprofessional Aide (A-1) at Northwestern Middle School

Hours: 6.5 hours per day; 181 days per school year

Rates: New Employee-$12.79 per hour; Current Employee-$13.39 per hour

Supervisor: Building Principal

Position Available Immediately

Benefits are as provided 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 Regulations
  • Possess an associate's degree/two years of study from a post-secondary institution

Successful candidate must comply with all professional development requirements including First Aid, CPR and all levels of Handle with Care training.

Special Education Testing and Assessment Testing under ESSA is available by contacting Stephanie Hajec, Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit at 814-734-8411

Current Employee: Submit a letter of interest and resume`(1-2 pages).

Outside Applicants: Submit a Support Staff Application, a letter of interest, resume`, Act 34 PA 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 high school diploma/GED, copy of trade school diploma/college degree with transcripts, three (3) references, recent TB test, School Personnel Health Record, I-9 form, Act 126 Training Certificate, and Act 168 Disclosure Release forms to the Superintendent's Office, Northwestern School District, 100 Harthan Way, Albion, PA 16401. Forms are available for download below.

End of Posting: March 1, 2019

Extra-Curricular-One (1) current opening.

Date of Posting: February 4, 2019

HS Assistant (JV) Volleyball Coach-Girls for the 2019-2020 school year

Location: Northwestern High School

Rate: As provided in the Professional Contract.

Current Employee: Send a letter of interest to the Superintendent's Office.

Outside Applicants: Submit a Coaching Application, a letter of interest and resume, Act 34 PA Criminal Record Clearance, Act 151 PA Child Abuse History Clearance, FBI Fingerprint Clearance, Act 24 of 2011/Act 82 of 2012 Arrest/Conviction Report, copy of high school diploma/GED, copy of trade school diploma/college degree with transcripts if applicable, three (3) references, recent TB test, School Personnel Health Record, I-9 form, Act 126 Mandated Child Abuse Reporter Training certificate, and Act 168 Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release form to the Superintendent's Office, Northwestern School District, 100 Harthan Way, Albion, PA 16401.

End of Posting: February 15, 2019


Substitute Teachers

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 Kelly Educational Staffing, at (814) 350-2192. For more information on Kelly Educational Staffing, 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.

Kelly Educational Staffing

Substitute-Support Staff

Applicants must submit the following items:

General Application; Act 34 PA Criminal Record Clearance; Act 151 PA Child Abuse History Clearance; FBI Fingerprint Clearance; Act 24 of 2011and Act 82 of 2012 Arrest/Conviction Report; Confidentiality Agreement; Copy of high school diploma or GED; Copy of trade school diploma or college degree with transcripts; 3 References (less than a year old); Recent TB tine test or PPD test; School Personnel Health Record; I-9 Form; and Act 168 Disclosure Release

Please be aware that all clearances must be less than five (5) years old to be considered for a position. All forms are available for download at the bottom of the page.

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 and Northwestern High School.

Please visit their website for more information, http://www.petersonspropmaint.com/employment 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