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Updated December 1, 2023

Interested persons are invited to apply in writing to Dr. David Helsel, Superintendent, 685 Red Dale Road, Orwigsburg, PA 17961 or as indicated in the posting below.

District Staff

Armed Security Officers Part-time- Anticipated – The District is looking to hire part-time armed security officers. Successful candidates must have Act 235 certification or has the ability to earn certification or a legal equivalent. Act 34, Act 151, Act 114, Act 126 clearances are required. Prior experience in law enforcement highly preferred. Email letter of interest, resume, PA standard application, certification, transcripts, reference letters and clearances to Gail Hershberger at gehershberger@bmsd.org. Applications will be accepted until the position(s) is filled.

Administrative Personnel

Assistant Superintendent – Anticipated – The Blue Mountain School District is looking for an enthusiastic experienced educator that has demonstrated effective leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills. Successful candidate will have a minimum of five (5) years of experience as a building principal; knowledge of current curriculum and assessment trends; knowledge of Federal Programs; experience with educator evaluation tools and processes; experience with the development and refinement of school district policies and procedures; successful experience supervising a variety of staff members; knowledge of school district budgeting; experience with Comprehensive Planning; and evidence of previous effective parent and community involvement. Email letter of interest, resume, PA standard application, certification, transcripts, reference letters and clearances to Gail Hershberger at gehershberger@bmsd.org. Applications should be submitted by December 8, 2023.

School Psychologist - Master’s Degree and valid Pennsylvania School Psychologist certificate required; Applications accepted until position is filled. Email letter of interest, resume, PA standard application, certification, transcripts, reference letters and clearances to Gail Hershberger at gehershberger@bmsd.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Social Worker - Responsible for the casework services for individual students and the provision of individual and/or group psychological counseling services to students in various school buildings.  The successful candidate for this position will be able to assist the District to identify, develop, implement, and maintain a continuous improvement program of educational activities that accommodate the needs of students.  Minimum qualifications include a Master’s Degree as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Knowledge of billing and establishment of linkages for families to enroll in medical ACCESS preferred. Email a letter of interest, resume, reference letters, and clearances to Gail Hershberger at gehershberger@bmsd.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Instructional Personnel

Special Education Teacher – Immediate Openings (2 positions); Special Education PK-12 certificate required. Email letter of interest, resume, PA standard application, certification, transcripts, reference letters and clearances to Gail Hershberger at gehershberger@bmsd.org.

Special Education Teacher – Anticipated - 2023/2024 School Year (2 positions); Special Education PK-12 certificate required. Email letter of interest, resume, PA standard application, certification, transcripts, reference letters and clearances to Gail Hershberger at gehershberger@bmsd.org

Long-term Substitute Mathematics Teacher BMHS – must have Secondary Mathematics Education Certification; email a resume, letter of interest, PA standard application, certification, transcripts, reference letters and clearances to Gail Hershberger at gehershberger@bmsd.org

Part-time Homebound Instruction Position – Special Education PK-12 certificate required. Current professional staff members need to submit a letter of interest. External candidates email letter of interest, resume, PA standard application, certification, transcripts, reference letters and clearances to Gail Hershberger at gehershberger@bmsd.org

Service Personnel  (Please complete the Service Employee Application Form to apply)

Custodian – Full-time second or third shift (6 positions)

Custodian - Full-time - Day Shift

Custodian - Part-time AM & PM hours available

District-wide Maintenance - Full-time dayshift (2 positions)

Personal Care Aide - Part-time (1 position - 4.5 hours)

Extracurricular/Activity Advisors

Assistant Football Coach

Head Cross Country Coach

International Club Advisor

BMHS Assistant Band Director

Band Front Instructor

BMEE Science Enrichment Advisor

BMEW Science Enrichment Advisor

Substitutes – Teachers, Nurses, Aides, Custodial & Custodial/Maintenance, and Cafeteria Personnel

The Blue Mountain School District has partnered with ESS to manage its substitute teacher program.

With the vision of enhancing the educational experience for students, ESS recruits, hires, trains, places and manages talented substitute personnel. Additionally, the company offers benefits including health insurance and a 401K. Whether you are interested in working one day a week or five, ESS offers a variety of positions to match your availability and interests.

If you are interested in working as a substitute for our district, please visit ESS’ website to apply or contact Carly Warner at 570.591.0696 or email CWarner@ESS.com

Apply Now: https://ess.com/

Required Clearances

  • Act 114 – FBI Fingerprint Clearance https://uenroll.identogo.com/ $23.85

    • Use code 1KG6XN to register. This is what you need to apply under PDE!

  • Act 151—Child Abuse Clearance https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home $13.00

    • Create Keystone ID first. Be sure to choose electronic delivery method and choose for Employment purposes

  • Act 34 - State Police Clearance https://epatch.pa.gov $22.00

    • Will come back immediately. Make note of Control#, choose for Employment purposes

  • Act 126 – Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting Act

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