Human Resources - Employment

The Springfield School District is an EOE employer which shall not discriminate in its employment practices based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, ancestry or any other legally protected classification. This policy is in accordance with state and federal laws, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 & 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and the PA Humans Relations Act.

For information contact:

Linda Bellace
Director of Human Resources
Springfield School District
111 West Leamy Avenue
Springfield, PA 19064
610-938-6003

Certified Teacher Applicants

Springfield School District is no longer accepting paper applications ("The Standard Employment Application for Teaching") for professional employment. Springfield's application process is now online, and we invite you to apply electronically via our Online Application.

Follow the simple instructions to complete your application. Note that you will need your user name and password whenever you log on to complete, polish or update your application file.

If your application is under consideration for a vacancy in your area of certification, you will be contacted by Springfield School District. When appearing for an interview, please bring with you the following materials:

  1. Letter of interest with resume
  2. Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate
  3. Transcript of record as undergraduate/graduate student
  4. A list of three reference contacts who have first-hand knowledge of your work in education
  5. Current Act 34 PA Criminal Record Check (FBI clearance if non-PA resident)
  6. Current Act 151 PA Child Abuse History Clearance
  7. Arrest & Conviction Report (linked below)
  8. Certificate of Residency (linked below)
  9. Other materials that you feel would be helpful in evaluation your candidacy

Another way to introduce yourself to Springfield and gain actual school experience is to join our substitute teaching staff. If you are interested, be sure to check where indicated on the electronic application form and you will be contacted with further information. For further information concerning our substitute teaching staff, please contact 610.690.0188.

Arrest/Conviction Certification (Act 24 of 2011 & Act 82 of 2012)
Certificate of Residency Requirement

Support Applicants

/uploaded/District/Human_Resources/certificate_of_residency_requirement_20160614.pdfYou may download the support application at the link below or come in to pick up an application at our district office located at:

111 W. Leamy Avenue
Springfield, PA 19064

The Springfield School District is an EOE employer which shall not discriminate in its employment practices based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, ancestry or any other legally protected classification. This policy is in accordance with state and federal laws, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 & 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and the PA Humans Relations Act.

Please complete the required documents linked below.

Support Employment Application
Arrest/Conviction Certification
Certificate of Residency Requirement
Employment Practices for Family Members

Student Employment

The employment of students takes place in the spring for each summer season.

Application

Please download the application for student employment from the link below. When completing the application, be mindful to select the position at the top of the page for which you are applying. The opening and closing dates for acceptance of all applications will be stated on the flyer posted at the High School main office, as well as other bulletin boards around the building. Applications will not be accepted before, or after, the dates posted on the flyer. Applications must be brought in person to the District Office Front Desk to be date stamped in order to be considered.

Nepotism Policy

Please review the policy on the link below to determine if you have a qualifying relative working for Springfield School District before applying for a position.

If you are selected for employment, an acceptance letter and paperwork will be mailed to your home for completion. You will need the following information to be sent in with your paperwork.
**Please do not apply for any of the items below until you receive notice you have obtained a position.

Working Papers

You will need working papers if you are under the age of 18, which can be obtained at the High School main office. You will need to supply your birth certificate and have a parent/guardian with you. Please call 610-938-6100 for details.

Clearances

An FBI Clearance, Criminal Record Check, and Child Abuse Clearance are all considered conditions of employment. Please refer to the link for information on how to apply and cost.

Links:

Application
Employment Practices for Family Matters - Nepotism Policy
Criminal Background Clearance
Child Abuse Clearance
FBI Clearance

Nepotism Policy

Background Checks, Clearances and Disclosures

ACT 114

Act 114 of 2006 specifies that all applicants for employment in public and private schools, including employees and independent contractors, undergo background checks. Since April 1, 2007, the following three background checks are required:

Criminal Background Clearance
Child Abuse Clearance
FBI Clearance


ACT 168

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett signed into law further background check requirements for all individuals applying for school positions in Pennsylvania. The law became effective on December 31, 2014. Under the new law, we are required to ask you and your previous employers to provide full and complete responses to the questions posed on the Act 168 Disclosure Release Form. Employment is contingent on the completion of this form.

Please complete the first page of each form required for your current employer as well as any previous employment that involved working with children. Please provide appropriate employer contact information: contact name, email address and/or fax number. This document also requires your signature at the top of page three.


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