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Employment Opportunities
Please consider joining our SW Family

Are you looking to join an innovative team? Are you passionate about learning? Do you value collaborating with others to creatively solve problems? Do you believe in continuous improvement? Are you interested in building your own learning and skill sets whether you are a novice or an expert? Are you open to new challenges?

If you answered yes, and have the qualifications we are seeking, then please consider South Western School District as an opportunity to pursue your career goals.

South Western School District is seeking learning facilitators to join our staff in creating and implementing a customized delivery system for learning. Successful candidates will join an incredibly professional staff on their journey to realize the district vision.

“Learners have a voice and choice for self-directed, customized learning supported by a caring and progressive network of educators.”

Current Vacancies as of June 7, 2018

Applications accepted until positions are filled (unless noted otherwise).


High School
Food Service

Anticipated Openings for 2018-19 School Year
   Middle Level Special Education - LTS
   Middle Level Art Education - LTS
   Secondary Mathematics - LTS Fall Semester
   Secondary Social Studies - LTS Fall Semester


Substitute Teachers (must be PA certified)
Substitute Nurses (must be RN or LPN)
Substitute Food Service
Substitute Custodians
Substitute Bus Drivers

Substitute Paraeducators


 Teaching Positions

All applicants for teaching positions are required to complete and turn in the following items:

1.  Standard PA Teaching Application
2.  Resume and Letters of Reference
3.  Valid PA Teaching Certificate
4.  Transcript(s) from college or university
5.  Credentials from college placement office (if available)
6.  Act 34 – Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Background Check
7.  Act 114 - Federal Criminal History Record
8.  Act 151 – Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
9.  Act 168 – Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release


Support Positions

South Western School District Support Application

Health Assistant Application

The following will be required for all candidates prior to active employment:

School Personnel Health Record (physical examination) including TB test

Act 34, Act 114, and Act 151 Background Checks (must be less than one (1) year old)

Act 168 – Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release(s)

Employees must complete an Act 126 – Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting training course or provide a valid certificate (less than 5 years old)


NOTICE: There is a change in the Fingerprinting process - click here for detailed information.

All applications should be sent to:

Dr. Jay Burkhart
South Western School District
225 Bowman Road
Hanover, PA 17331-4297


225 Bowman Road, Hanover, PA 17331  |  Phone: 717-632-2500 Fax: 717-632-7993
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