Current Openings

Position:                    Anticipated Elementary Teacher

Positions Available:  2021 – 2022 School Year (Grade K Assignment)

Qualifications:

  • Comply with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Code of Professional Practice and Conduct for Educators (Title 22, Part XIV, Chapter 235).
  • Responsible for the implementation of the West Branch Area School District curriculum for students assigned to the teacher’s classroom.
  • Responsible for adhering to each approved IEP (Individual Education Program) for students assigned to the teacher’s classroom.
  • Meet students’ academic needs through a design of individualized, small group, or large group instruction.
  • Ability to design and schedule lessons, activities, and learning experiences within an instructional day that meet requirements of the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the West Branch Area School District.
  • Development and adaptation of materials and teaching strategies to individual student’s needs.
  • Data collection and assessment of students using curriculum-based assessment.
  • Evaluate the progress of students assigned and to provide reports to parents/guardians, teachers, and administrators as required.
  • Collaborate with teachers who deliver specialized instruction (e.g. Special Education, Fine Arts, Technology, Physical Education, etc.) on a consistent basis regarding student progress.
  • Prepare, in advance, written lesson plans reflecting daily goals, objectives, assessments, and appropriate Pennsylvania State Academic Standards to be met.
  • Have lesson plans and required materials available to substitute teachers during absences.
  • Maintain an environment conducive to the students’ social and emotional growth as well as academic achievement.
  • Maintain effective control and authority of all students within the classroom.
  • Appropriately responds to student issues/concerns that arise within the classroom including acting as first level disciplinarian.
  • Maintain regular contact with students’ parents/guardians via phone, email, or written correspondence regarding student progress or concern.
  • Direct activities of paraprofessionals when necessary.
  • Participate in professional activities such as field trips, Open House, parent conferences, IEP/social services meetings, committees etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Elementary Principal or Superintendent.

Qualifications: PreK – Grade 4 Certification required. Must be computer literate. Must possess the ability to work collaboratively with others, including extensive experience in collaborating with students, parents, professional staff, and community. Work is an internal classroom environment with some levels of noise. Position requires sitting, standing, walking and moving about the school buildings as well as use of hands and fingers to pick, pinch, seize, hold and grasp, and to feel. Must be able to hear (40 decibel loss maximum), verbally communicate, and see with acuity of twenty (20) inches or less and far acuity of twenty (20) feet or more with depth perception, accommodation, and field of vision. Performs a variety of duties; able to make judgments and work under varying levels of stress. Subject to inside environmental conditions.

DEADLINE: Please send the following to Kasi Martin, Assistant to the Superintendent, prior to 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 24, 2021:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Standard Teaching Application
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Copy of Teaching Certification and Teacher Assessments Report(s)
  • Current Clearances

Items can be emailed to kmartin@westbranch.org or mailed to Kasi Martin, Assistant to the Superintendent, 516 Allport Cutoff, Morrisdale, PA 16858.

Café / Hall Monitor
 
JOB STATUS: Part-time basis.
HOURS: 10:15 A.M – 2:15 P.M Monday thru Friday while school is in session to total approximately 20 hours per 5–day week.
PAY: $11.73/hour
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Prepare cafeteria before first lunch period
2. Work all lunch periods
3. Dismissing students from tables to empty trays
4. Give permission for students that need to use restroom
5. Controlling student behavior during lunch periods
6. Clean tables at the end of last lunch period
7. Monitor hallways before and after lunch
DEADLINE:
Interested applicants must submit the following to Kasi Martin, Assistant to the Superintendent:
1. Cover Letter
2. West Branch Application (can be found on our website – www.westbranch.org under the District & Employment tab)
3. Resume
Prior to 3:00 p.m. August 24, 2021.
 
You must also be able to obtain a PA Criminal Record Clearance, Child Abuse Clearance, FBI Fingerprinting Clearance, Physical and TB Test prior to employment.

Jr. High Girls Soccer Coach

Position:                     Anticipated Head Jr. High Girls Soccer Coach

Assistant Jr. High Girls Soccer Coach

Position Available:      Immediately

Application Deadline:  June 22, 2021

Please respond to Kasi Martin, Assistant to the Superintendent, with a letter of interest and a resume by Tuesday, June 22, 2021, by 3:00 p.m.


Substitute Employment Applications

Education Staffing Solution – ESS

The West Branch Area School District has partnered with Education Staffing Solution to manage their Substitute Teacher, Classroom Paraprofessional, and Custodial Departments.

With the vision of enhancing the educational experience for students, Education Staffing Solution hires, trains, and places talented substitute personnel. Education Staffing Solution offer a variety of positions to match your availability and interests. Apply now to join the Education Staffing Solution team – we will give you the training and guidance you need to succeed!

Apply Now


Volunteer Information
Volunteer Instructions: Here
Affidavit-FBI Fingerprinting: Here
I-9 Form: Here


Permanent Employment Applications
Standard Employment Application: Here (pdf)
Standard PA Teaching Application: Here (pdf)
Standard Custodial Application: Here (pdf)
Standard Cafeteria Application: Here (pdf)


Clearances
Act 151 – PA Child Abuse History clearance: Here
Act 34 – PA State Police Criminal Record clearance: Here
Act 114 – FBI Fingerprint Criminal Record clearance (School District code 1KG6XN) : Here
Act 24 and Act 82 – Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form: Here

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