If you have previously submitted a random application when there were no positions advertised or posted, your application will not automatically be pulled and considered. Please submit a new application packet for the specific position to the attention of Tresa Britch, Board Secretary; Southern Columbia Area School District, 800 Southern Drive; Catawissa, PA 17820. (All applications should be submitted to this address unless otherwise indicated.)
Standard Teaching Application  (Use if applying for any Teaching position)
Non-Instructional Application   (Use if applying for Paraprofessional, Clerical, Custodian, Maintenance, Cafeteria, etc.)
Athletic Application  (Use if applying for any Coaching position)
Act 168 Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release (This form must be submitted with any application for employment. One form must be submitted for your current employer(s) regardless of type of work, and one form must be submitted for any previous employment that were school entities and/or where the applicant had direct contact with children.)
Declaration of Relationship (This form must be completed when applying for a full- or part-time position)
EMPLOYMENT PAPERWORK (Required for all employees prior to employment)
W-4 (2021)
EIT (2021)
Important
  • Submit all applications to Tresa Britch – Board Secretary, Southern Columbia Area School District, 800 Southern Drive, Catawissa, PA 17820 (unless otherwise indicated).
  • Submit required Act 168 Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release(s) with all applications.
  • Negative Tuberculosis test administered within the past three (3) months and Acts 34, 114 and 151 clearances are required prior to employment for all positions.

CERTIFIED SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST
A Full-Time School Psychologist position is available in the Southern Columbia Area School District effective January 2022..  Enrollment – 1259 for Grades K – 12. Pennsylvania State Certification in School Psychology is required with a minimum of 3 years experience preferred. Must possess the ability to work cooperatively as an interdisciplinary team member. Must possess excellent communication and time management skills. Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with community agencies, students, families, team members, and others. Please submit a standard PA teaching application, letter, resume, transcripts, Acts 34, 114, 151 and 168 clearances, and three letters of recommendation to: Tresa Britch, Southern Columbia Area SD, 800 Southern Dr., Catawissa, PA  17820 by October 8, 2021, but applications will be accepted after that date until the position is filled.

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Experience in administering standardized cognitive and achievement assessments, writing accurate reports, and following required timelines.
  • Assisting general and special education teachers with instructional strategies and practices,
  • Complete comprehensive evaluations to determine eligibility under Chapter 14, Chapter 15 or Chapter 16
  • Effective communication, consultation, and collaboration with students, families, staff, and other stakeholders
  • Services as a resource to teachers and staff regarding psychological services and the academic/psychological needs of students.
  • Acts as a member of the school crisis team to provide intervention to students as necessary.
  • Assist with the coordination of mental health initiatives across the District

LEVEL II HIGH SCHOOL SECRETARY.  Full-time, year-round position – available immediately.  The successful applicant must have high school diploma; excellent communication, grammar and interpersonal skills; be proficient in Microsoft Office applications and traditional typing; be well organized and enjoy working around children.  We are looking for the right fit for a fast paced, demanding work environment.  Must be able to multi-task and remain calm and pleasant and must have prior office experience.  Submit:    Typed cover letter, resume and two (2) letters of professional reference to:  Tresa J. Britch, Board Secretary, Southern Columbia Area School District, 800 Southern Drive, Catawissa, PA  17820.   Applications accepted until 3:00 PM, September 21, 2021 -** CLOSED **.

FULL-TIME PARAPROFESSIONAL.  Full-time position available immediately.  Starts at $9.00/hour. Must have Associate’s Degree or Highly Qualified Equivalent (District will train). Submit Non-Instructional Application, Acts 34, 114, 151 and 168 clearances (see links above) to: Tresa Britch, Board Secretary, Southern Columbia Area SD, 800 Southern Dr., Catawissa, PA 17820, by September 21, 2021, but applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

(4) PART-TIME PARAPROFESSIONALS. Full-time positions available August 24, 2021. Starts at $9.00/hour. Must have Associate’s Degree or Highly Qualified Equivalent (District will train). Submit Non-Instructional Application, Acts 34, 114, 151 and 168 clearances (see links above) to: Tresa Britch, Board Secretary, Southern Columbia Area SD, 800 Southern Dr., Catawissa, PA 17820, by 2:00 PM August 4, 2021, but applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

(1) 2ND SHIFT CUSTODIAN.  Full-time positions available immediately. $13 per hour plus $.60 shift differential while working 2nd shift ( 2nd Shift during school year, 1st shift during summer months), and benefits.  Must be self-motivated and have ability to perform custodial and minor maintenance duties. Submit Non-Instructional application  including references and Act 168 form(s) (see links above), copies of Acts 34, 114 and 151 clearances (If you do not have current clearances at the time of application, please submit your application without the clearances. Clearances are required prior to first date of employment.) Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

ASSISTANT HEAD COOK FOR HIGH SCHOOL CAFETERIA – 7-HOUR POSITION – $9.00/hour. 35 hours/week. Position available immediately. Submit Non-Instructional application including references and Act 168 form(s) (see links above), copies of Acts 34, 114 and 151 clearances (If you do not have current clearances at the time of application, please submit your application without the clearances. Clearances would be required prior to first date of employment). Applicatios will be accepted until position is filled.

(1) 3-HOUR CAFETERIA WORKERS FOR HIGH SCHOOL – $9.00/hour. 15 hours/week. Positions available immediately. Submit Non-Instructional application including references and Act 168 form(s) (see links above), copies of Acts 34, 114 and 151 clearances (If you do not have current clearances at the time of application, please submit your application without the clearances. Clearances would be required prior to first date of employment). Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

SEASONAL MAINTENANCE WORKER. Part-time position. $11/hour. Duties include grass mowing, grounds maintenance, snow removal and athletic field maintenance. Submit resume, Non-Instructional Application (see link above) including references; Acts 34, 114, 151 and 168 clearances to: Tresa Britch, Board Secretary, Southern Columbia Area SD, 800 Southern Dr., Catawissa, PA 17820. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

DAILY SUBSTITUTE CLASSROOM TEACHERS- primarily grades K-8. Provide classroom management and carry out lesson plans left by the teacher and fill-in for the day to day activities of the classroom teacher. Positions pay is $90.00 per day. Job Requirements: PDE Certification preferred but not required; Minimum: BA/BS degree in any discipline; PA Department of Education Clearances (Criminal Check, Fingerprints, Child Abuse);College education majors with 60 credits are also eligible to apply. Submit cover letter, resume, PA Standard Teaching Application, transcripts/certificate, and clearances (Acts 34, 114, 151 and 168) to: Tresa Britch, Board Secretary, Southern Columbia Area SD, 800 Southern Dr., Catawissa, PA 17820. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

EVENT SECURITY STAFF – Security Staff to assist with parking and crowd control for athletic and other events. $50 per football game. $30 all other events. Submit Non-instructional Application (above), Acts 34, 114, 151 and 168 clearances. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

SUBSTITUTE PARAPROFESSIONALS – $8.00/hour . Submit Non-Instructional application including references and Act 168 form(s) (see links above) , copies of Acts 34, 114 and 151 clearances (If you do not have current clearances at the time of application, please submit your application without the clearances. Clearances would be required prior to first date of employment.) Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

SUBSTITUTE CUSTODIAL WORKERS – $7.25/hour (plus shift differential). Submit Non-Instructional application including references and Act 168 form(s) (see links above), copies of Acts 34, 114 and 151 clearances (If you do not have current clearances at the time of application, please submit your application without the clearances. Clearances would be required prior to first date of employment.) Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

SUBSTITUTE CAFETERIA WORKERS – Substitute Cafeteria Workers – $7.51/hour. Submit Non-Instructional application including references and Act 168 form(s) (see links above) , copies of Acts 34, 114 and 151 clearances (If you do not have current clearances at the time of application, please submit your application without the clearances. Clearances would be required prior to first date of employment.) Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. (Contact Kathy Holleran, Food Services Director, at 570-356-3505 or kholleran@scasd.us if you have questions regarding Cafeteria positions.) Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

SUBSTITUTE TRANSPORTATION AIDES – to assist with the transportation of special needs students on an as needed basis. Must have ability to maintain discipline and assist driver with students’ needs. Hours of employment will vary, but will coinside with various morning and/or afternoon bus and/or van runs – $7.50/hour. (For questions regarding the Transportation Aide positions, please contact Jennifer Snyder, Director of Special Education, at 570-356-3510 orjsnyder@scasd.us). Submit Non-Instructional Application (above), Acts 34, 114 and 151. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.