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Volunteer Clearance Process 

New state-mandated background clearance requirements for school volunteers

Pennsylvania now requires that all current school volunteers obtain the following clearances. There is no charge for any clearances, except for the FBI Criminal Background Check ($27):

  • Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check
  • Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
  • FBI Criminal Background Check (if you have lived in Pennsylvania for less than the past 10 years).
  • Exemption form from FBI Background Check (if you have lived in Pennsylvania within the past 10 years)
  • Completed Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form (PDE 6004)

Instructions for Completing Clearances

State Police Criminal Records Check (no fee)
Applicants can access the website  https://epatch.state.pa.us or apply by mail at:  PA State Police Central Repository – RCPU, 1800 Elmerton Ave., Harrisburg PA 17110-9758.

When applying on the website, click the yellow box labeled “new record check.” A “record check details” response status screen will appear. Please select and print the Certification Form.

Child Abuse Clearance (no fee)
Applicants can access the website https://www.compass.state.pa.us/CWIS. Creating an account and submitting a clearance application online will provide access to the results or the status of the request if results cannot be processed immediately.

A paper application can be submitted by using this form: Child Abuse History Certification final
Instructions on completing the application are on the last page of the form. Results will be mailed within 14 days of receipt of the application.

For more information, contact the ChildLine Verification Unit at (717) 783-6211 or toll free at 1-877-371-5422.

FBI Criminal Background Check ($27 fee)
This must be completed ONLY if you have not lived in Pennsylvania for the past 10 years or longer. Applicants must register at www.pa.cogentid.com and click on the Dept. of Education icon or by calling 1-888-439-2486. Applicants will be fingerprinted at an approved center and share their fingerprint confirmation number with the Penn Manor Human Resources Department.

Here’s where to go for fingerprinting: Local fingerprinting locations

Affidavit for Exemption from FBI Clearance (no fee)
Volunteers who have not submitted to the FBI clearance must complete and submit this form, with the exception of one-time volunteers: PMSD Volunteer Affidavit

Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form (no fee)
All volunteers must complete and submit this form. Arrest or Conviction form PDE Form 6004

For additional questions or more information regarding volunteer clearances, contact Theresa K. Chiodi, Director of Human Resources, (717) 872-9500, ext. 2247; Theresa.chiodi@pennmanor.net

The Human Resources Department will be open from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the following dates to review volunteer clearance materials with volunteer applicants. The office is located next to Manor Middle School, 2950 Charlestown Road.

  • Wednesday, July 13, 2016
  • Thursday, July 14, 2016
  • Wednesday, August 3, 2016
  • Thursday, August 4, 2016

Additional resources

FAQs-volunteer-clearances
Expectations and Guidelines for Volunteering

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Employee Clearance Instructions

Act 150 of 2015 requires ALL prospective employees, current employees, independent contractors and volunteers to get and renew criminal background checks (both Pennsylvania State Police as well as FBI) and child abuse clearances on a five-year cycle.  More information about the application process for these clearances is available here:
Clearance Instructions

Penn Manor School District is a drug-free work place.  We are committed to a safe, healthy and productive workplace for all employees while maintaining a drug-free educational environment for school aged children.

The pre-employment drug testing program will require any perspective employee recommended for employment with Penn Manor to undergo drug testing as part of an overall medical assessment. Recommendation for employment is contingent upon a successful pre-employment drug screening test and School Board approval.

Teacher Contract/Professional Positions

The 2014-2017 district teacher contract (Negotiated Agreement) is available for download:
PMSD-PMEACBA2014-2017

Professional Positions – Apply Online: Candidates for teaching positions should complete the online application process at http://www.pa-educator.net/. Read more about the PA Educator process here.

Secondary Education Teacher–LTS, Math
Penn Manor School District has an opening for a full-time, Long Term Substitute for Semester 1 for the start of the 2016-2017 school year.  Must have a 9-12 Math Certification.  Internal applicants please send a letter of interest to Theresa Chiodi, Human Resources Director.  Email request will not be accepted.  External applicants please complete the application process through PA-Educator,  job reference number 16918.  Posting expires July 25, 2016.

Administrative

DIRECTOR OF BUILDINGS & GROUNDS

Penn Manor School District is accepting applications for a Director of Buildings & Grounds. This is a full-time, 12 month position responsible for supervising maintenance/custodial staff while ensuring the school district’s facilities are functioning and safe.

Required qualifications include a degree in engineering or related field, or prior experience as a facilities manager is required, including 8-10 years of supervisory & maintenance experience. Excellent communication, supervision skills, and ability to prioritize multiple tasks are necessary.

Please send letter of interest including salary history and resume to careers@pennmanor.net. Deadline: July 27, 2016.

Paraprofessional Positions

Substitute Teacher Service  is looking for candidates interested in working as substitute paraprofessionals within Penn Manor School District. Our ideal candidates are dedicated, hardworking, patient, and have a positive attitude! The pay rate starts at $10.10/hour. Please contact Ana Greto via email: a.greto@thesubservice.com

Substitute Teacher Service has a 4 hour per day Learning Support Aide position at Penn Manor High School for the start of the 2016-17 school year. Pay rate is $10.10 per hour. Primary duties are classroom assistance and assisting with supervision of students. Applicant should have good communication and organization skills, be patient and have a positive attitude. Please contact Kay Diehl via email: k.diehl@thesubservice.com

Substitute Teacher Service has a 5 hour per day Learning Support Aide position at Marticville Middle School for the start of the 2016-17 school year. Primary duty will be modifying assignments. Pay rate is $10.10 per hour. Applicant should be patient and have good communication skills. Please contact Kay Diehl via email: k.diehl@thesubservice.com

 

Enrollment Related Aide
Penn Manor School District has three part-time, 5 hours per day aide positions for the start of the 2016-2017 school year.  Must be willing to work in assigned elementary schools.  Duties will include assisting with supervision of students and classroom assistance.  Starting pay is $9.28 per hour.  Applications may be completed at Penn Manor School District, Administration Office, 2950 Charlestown Road, Lancaster, PA 17603. You also may download the application below and mail it to the district office, to the attention of Sandy Shenk or email application at careers@pennmanor.net. Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Penn Manor Classified Employment Application

 

Custodian(s)
Penn Manor School District has full-time, second shift custodian positions available to assist with maintaining the school building, maintenance projects, and snow removal.  Starting pay is $11.44 per hour.  Applications may be completed at Penn Manor School District, Administration Office, 2950 Charlestown Road, Lancaster, PA 17603. You may download the application below and mail it to the district office, to the attention of Sandy Shenk or email application at careers@pennmanor.net. Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Penn Manor Classified Employment Application

Substitute Nurses (PRN)

RNs and LPNs are needed for substitute school nurse and health room coverage at Penn Manor schools. Responsibilities include assessment of injury, illness and administration of medications. Some computer work is necessary. Must have all needed clearances to include child, criminal, Cogent FBI through the Department of Education, and nursing license.  Applications may be completed at Penn Manor School District, Administration Office, 2950 Charlestown Road, Lancaster, PA 17603. You also may download the application below and mail it to the district office, to the attention of Sandy Shenk or email application at careers@pennmanor.net. Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Penn Manor Classified Employment Application

Substitute Teachers

Penn Manor School District is contracting our substitute management and recruiting responsibilities with Substitute Teacher Service (STS).  Please visit the STS website at www.thesubservice.com or call 717-391-7827 for more information.    E.O.E

Substitute Food Service Workers

Penn Manor School District is accepting applications for the following position-Substitute Food Service Worker. Substitutes must be available to work at any of ten school buildings in the School District on an “on call” basis. Excellent work environment. Applicants should have previous institutional food service experience and a positive attitude. For questions, please contact Sandy Shenk at 872-9500 ext. 2246. Apply in person at the Administration Office located at the Manor Middle School, 2950 Charlestown Road, Lancaster, Pa. 17603 or email application and/or resume at careers@pennmanor.net

Penn Manor Classified Employment Application

Coaching

Coaching Application

The following coaching positions are available:

Head Junior High Boys Soccer Coach for this coming fall season

JV Junior High Boys Soccer Coach for this coming fall season

Head Strength Training Coach/Weight Room Supervisor–hours are 3-4:30pm position when school is in session.  Summer hours are 7am-9am (Monday-Thursday).  Responsibilities include monitoring the weight room and supervising team training in-season and out-of-season, for our Athletic Programs working in conjunction with coaches.

Apply in person at the Administration Office located at the Manor Middle School, 2950 Charlestown Road, Lancaster, Pa. 17603 or email application and/or resume at careers@pennmanor.net

Penn Manor School District is an equal opportunity institute and it will not discriminate on basis of race, color, national origin, sex or handicap in its activities, programs or employment practices as required by Title VI, Title IX and Section 504. For more information regarding civil rights and grievance procedures, contact Theresa Chiodi, Title IX Coordinator, Penn Manor School District, Millersville PA 17551, 717-872-9500.

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