Substitute Positions

*IMPORTANT DEADLINES:

The Substitute List is now open for the current school year. Please refer to the checklist for documents required and be certain to secure all the required paperwork BEFORE calling or an appointment will not be able to be scheduled at that time. Last day to call for appointments is Friday, November 7, 2014. Thank You.

NURSES/LPN’S NEEDED FOR DAY-TO-DAY SUBSTITUTE POSITIONS.

Please visit our website under “Substitute Opportunities” for our application process. Please call Human Resources at (610) 351-5530 with any questions.

Professional Personnel Rates

1 – 20 days = $105.00
21 – 50 days = $ 115.00
51 + days = $ 138.00

Support Personnel Rates

Paraprofessional = $15.98
Teaching Assistants = $15.39
Clerical = $13.27
Health Room Aide = $16.00
Playground Aide = $12.13
Hall Monitor = $11.73

Documents Required From Substitute Teachers: Printable Checklist

1. APPLICATION – All substitute teachers must have an application on file in the human resources office.

2. PENNSYLVANIA CERTIFICATION – All substitute teachers must provide a valid copy of their Pennsylvania Department of Education professional certificate.

3. CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD – All new substitute teachers must provide school officials an opportunity to personally verify the completed, ORIGINAL Request For Criminal History Record Clearance, which must be current within one year of submission date. Form is available on  PA Dept. of Public Welfare site .

4. PENNSYLVANIA CHILD ABUSE HISTORY CLEARANCE – All new substitute teachers must provide school officials an opportunity to personally verify the completed, ORIGINAL Child Abuse History Clearance, which must be current within one year of submission date.  Form is available on PA Dept. of Public Welfare site .

5. FBI BACKGROUND CHECK (Fingerprinting Results) – All new substitute teachers must provide school officials with the Cogent Reg. ID number in order to verify fingerprinting results, which must be current within one year of submission date.  Please select Dept. of Education for fingerprinting. DO NOT select Dept. of Welfare or Dept. of Banking.  For further information please log on to www.pa.cogentid.com .

6. MEDICAL EXAMINATION/TB Test – All substitute teachers must obtain, at their own expense, a medical examination and tuberculin test by a physician of their choice legally qualified to practice medicine and surgery or osteopathy in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  The physical must be current within the last year. Your TB test can be no more than 3 months old at the time of employment.  The test can be read no sooner than 48 hours after administration or later than 72 hours after administration.  If a test is read sooner than 48 hours or later than 72 hours, it will be invalid and you will be required to get another test.  The medical form must be signed and dated by the physician and signed by you.  (NOTE:  No substitute teacher, regardless of the years of previous experience, may be employed without submission of a completed medical examination form prescribed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. This document will be required only once, as long as you remain on the district’s substitute list.)  Medical Examination form

7. LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION – Two letters of recommendation are required from previous employers or supervisors. Letters must be written within the last year.

8. IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  Applicants must present ORIGINAL identification which
must include a valid driver’s license AND social security card OR a current passport.

9. SUBSTITUTE TEACHER INFORMATION SURVEY FORM -  A survey card designed to provide the district with pertinent information regarding your status as a substitute teacher.

10.   MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO SUBMIT PAPERWORK – All substitutes must submit completed documentation in person. When you have completed items 1-9, please contact the Human Resources Office, at 610-351-5530 to make an appointment.

For clarification of the above information, copies of the required forms, or any information pertaining to substituting, please call 610-351-5530 any weekday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  The human resources office is located in the Parkland School District Administration Center, 1210 Springhouse Road, Allentown, PA  18104.


Documents Required From Support Personnel Substitutes: Printable Checklist

The following documents are required to become a support substitute in the Parkland School District:

1. APPLICATION – All substitutes must have an application on file in the human resources office.

2. CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD – All new substitutes must provide school officials an opportunity to personally verify the completed, ORIGINAL Request for Criminal History Record Information Clearance, which must be current within one year of submission date. Form is available on PA Dept. of Public Welfare site.

3. PENNSYLVANIA CHILD ABUSE HISTORY CLEARANCE – All new substitutes must provide school officials an opportunity to personally verify the completed, ORIGINAL Child Abuse History Clearance, which must be current within one year of submission date.  Form is available on PA Dept. of Public Welfare site .

4. FBI BACKGROUND CHECK (FINGERPRINTING RESULTS) – All new substitutes must provide school officials with the Cogent Reg ID number in order to verify fingerprinting results, which must be current within one year of submission date.  Please select Dept. of Education for fingerprinting. DO NOT select Dept. of Welfare or Dept. of Banking.  For further information please log on to www.pa.cogentid.com .

5.  MEDICAL EXAMINATION/TB Test – All substitutes must obtain, at their own expense, a medical examination and tuberculin test by a physician of their choice legally qualified to practice medicine and surgery or osteopathy in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  Your TB test can be no more than 3 months old at the time of employment.  The test can be read no sooner than 48 hours after administration or later than 72 hours after administration.  If a test is read sooner than 48 hours or later than 72 hours, it will be invalid and you will be required to get another test.  The medical form must be signed and dated by the physician and signed by you.  (NOTE:  No substitute, regardless of the years of previous experience, may be employed without submission of a completed medical examination form prescribed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. This document will be required only once, as long as you remain on the district’s substitute list.)    Medical Examination form

6. TWO LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION – Two letters of recommendation are required from previous employers or supervisors. Letters must be written within the last year.

7. SUBSTITUTE INFORMATION SURVEY FORM - A survey card designed to provide the district with pertinent information regarding your status as a substitute.

8. IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must present ORIGINAL identification which must include driver’s license AND social security card OR a current passport.

9.  MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO SUBMIT PAPERWORK – All substitutes must submit completed documentation in person. When you have completed items 1-8, please contact the Human Resources Office, at 610-351-5530 to make an appointment.

For clarification of the above information, copies of the required forms, or any information pertaining to substituting, please call 610-351-5530 any weekday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  The human resources office is located in the Parkland School District Administration Center, 1210 Springhouse Road, Allentown, PA  18104.