Current Openings

Date:        June 27, 2022

Positions: 

  • Jr. High Head Volleyball Coach
  • Jr. High Assistant Volleyball Coach
  •  Jr. High Head Girls Basketball Coach
  • Jr. High Assistant Girls Basketball Coach
  • Event Staff Personnel ($10.75/hour)
    • Assist with Parking, Crowd Control, and Game Personnel

Positions Available:             Immediately

Application Deadline:         July 11, 2022

Please submit a letter of interest to Mrs. Stacey Guenot.

Assistant to the Superintendent

sguenot@westbranch.org

516 Allport Cutoff

Morrisdale, PA 16858

814-345-5615 x 4000

Deadline for applications is 3:00 p.m. on Monday, July 11, 2022.

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Date:           June 3, 2022

Position:    Part-Time Middle School Special Education Classroom Paraprofessional

                   Part-Time 1st Grade Special Education Classroom Paraprofessional                       

                    2022—2023 School Year

Hours:        8:00 a.m.—2:27 p.m. Monday thru Friday with 30-minute duty free lunch (Middle School)

                    8:53 a.m.—3:20 p.m. Monday thru Friday with 30-minute duty free lunch (1st Grade)

                   (Times subject to change)

JOB SUMMARY: Serves as aide to assist an individual student with various tasks they need to accomplish as part of their learning environment.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assists the student with academic needs as directed by teacher.
  2. Assists the student with any physical needs after they have entered the school building and until they leave, such as dressing, toileting, eating, wheelchair mobility, drills, etc.
  3. Reads to the student, listens to student read and participate in other skill building communication exercises.
  4. Works with the student to reinforce material already learned or skills initially introduced by the teacher.
  5. Assists the student with related health service and toileting and accompany students on field trips. May need to lift students on regular basis.
  6. Assists the teacher in dealing with the individual student’s academic progress and related social problems as they relate to the instructional program.
  7. Communicates in writing to parents, if requested, on the subject matter covered.
  8. Will assist the child with physical exercises when requested by physical or occupational therapists.
  9. Performs other duties as requested by the principal.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be 20 years of age or older. High school graduate, proficient in English and math. Balancing, stooping, twisting, and crouching in repetitive motions along with reaching with extended hands and arms in repetitive motion. Walking at moderate pace, able to life fifty (50) pounds to a vertical height of thirty (30) inches. Required to use hands and fingers to pick, pinch, seize, hold and grasp to feel. Able to communicate verbally and to have no more than a forty (40) decibel hearing loss. Vision clarity requirements are far, near and mid-range (less than twenty (20) inches over and twenty (20) feet) along with depth perception, visual quality, ability to identify colors and field of vision. Work is internal office-type environment, some levels of noise, with ability to exert pounds of force. May be required to assist student with orthopedic devices. When needed, aide is responsible for making sure physically disabled student is safely removed from or placed in appropriate seat and transported to and from classroom. Must be aware of student medication and possible reactions and any allergies.

Please submit a letter of interest to Mrs. Stacey Guenot.

Assistant to the Superintendent

sguenot@westbranch.org

516 Allport Cutoff

Morrisdale, PA 16858

814-345-5615 x 4000

Deadline for applications is 3:00 p.m. on Friday, June 17, 2022.

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TITLE:                       ATHLETIC TRAINER                                 DATE:                        May 17, 2022

 REPORTS TO:        ATHLETIC DIRECTOR                              APPROVED BY:      BOE 

JOB SUMMARY:  Provide Athletic Trainer Services to student athletes under the direction of the team physician or by written referral from a physician, and in accordance with state athletic training practice act.  The Athletic Trainer must have a bachelors or masters degree from an accredited professional athletic training education program and pass a comprehensive test administered by the Board of Certification (ATC certified).  Once certified, the Trainer must maintain their certification through ongoing continuing education requirements. 

 PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1.  Provide physical medicine and rehabilitation services to West Branch ASD athletes
  2. Provide athletic training services for all home athletic contests and away varsity football games. (If a conflict arises between an away varsity football game and a home contest, the varsity football event will supersede.)
  3. Provide on-site recognition, evaluation and immediate treatment of illnesses and injuries
  4. Facilitate and perform rehabilitation and reconditioning
  5. Coordinate care with physicians and other health professionals
  6. Maintain appropriate general treatment orders to be reviewed annually and approved by the team physician
  7. Maintain accurate records of injuries, treatments and provide insurance claim forms for sports injuries treated by a physician
  8. Act as liaison between family physicians and specialists, the school district, athletes and their parents
  9. Schedule and be present for pre-participation sports physicals
  10. Determine the athlete’s readiness to participate in sports
  11. Provide the coaches and athletic director with a list of athletes medically eligible to compete under district and state rules and regulations
  12. Maintain additional certifications: hydration testing; concussion evaluation; others (as mandated)
  13. Promote safe and appropriate practice techniques
  14. Advise on the selection, fit, function and maintenance of athletic equipment
  15. Participate in the development and implementation of a comprehensive emergency action plan
  16. Develop injury and illness prevention strategies
  17. Develop annual budget for Athletic Trainer’s office, including detailed supplies requisition for each upcoming school year
  18. Perform other job-related duties as required by the Athletic Director

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Athletic Training; current ATC certification. Must provide current Act 34 Criminal Clearance, Act 151 Child Abuse Clearance, and Federal Fingerprinting.  Must obtain a physical and Tuberculin test, with resulting forms provided to the district.

The above information should be sent by June 10, 2022 to:

Mrs. Stacey Guenot

Assistant to the Superintendent

sguenot@westbranch.org

516 Allport Cutoff

Morrisdale, PA 16858

814-345-5615 x 4000

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Job Title:                         Anticipated Elementary Reading Specialist                 

Date:                                April 1, 2022                                        

Position Available:         2022-2023 School Year                                                                

  1. Comply with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Code of Professional Practice and Conduct for Educators (Title 22, Part XIV, Chapter 235).
  2. Responsible for the implementation of the West Branch Area School District curriculum for students assigned to the teacher’s classroom.
  3. Responsible for adhering to each approved IEP (Individual Education Program) for students assigned to the teacher’s class list.
  4. Meet students’ academic needs through a design of individualized, small group, or large group instruction/intervention.
  5. 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.
  6. Development and adaptation of materials and teaching strategies to individual student’s needs.
  7. Data collection and assessment of students using curriculum-based assessment.
  8. Evaluate the progress of students assigned and to provide reports to parents/guardians, teachers, and administrators as required.
  9. Collaborate with teachers who deliver specialized instruction (e.g. Special Education, Fine Arts, Technology, Physical Education, etc.) on a consistent basis regarding student progress.
  10. Prepare, in advance, written lesson plans reflecting daily goals, objectives, assessments, and appropriate Pennsylvania State Academic Standards to be met.
  11. Have lesson plans and required materials available to substitute teachers during absences.
  12. Maintain an environment conducive to the students’ social and emotional growth as well as academic achievement.
  13. Maintain effective control and authority of all students within the classroom.
  14. Appropriately responds to student issues/concerns that arise within the classroom including acting as first level disciplinarian.
  15. Maintain regular contact with students’ parents/guardians via phone, email, communication app, or written correspondence regarding student progress or concern.
  16. Direct activities of paraprofessionals when necessary.
  17. Participate in professional activities such as field trips, Open House, parent conferences, IEP/social services meetings, committees etc.
  18. Perform other duties as assigned by the Elementary Principal or Superintendent.

Qualifications:          

Must hold proper certification. Please submit a letter of interest, resume, standard teaching application, letters of recommendation, transcripts and clearances to Mrs. Kasi Martin. Position open until filled, first priority given to those who apply by Friday, April 15 2022.



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!

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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