We are pleased to inform you that the Dallastown Area School District uses a paperless system for employment applications.
The electronic application system is located on the "Current Vacancies" page. To start the application process you will need to use the search fields provided to search for jobs or the "View All Jobs" link to display all available jobs. On the list of available jobs you can either click the "Apply" button beside a job or if your position of interest is not listed you can apply for general employment consideration by clicking the link at the bottom of the page.
You will be required to enter, attach and/or upload all application information. Please note that in order to upload documents you must remove all pictures and/or graphics from the files prior to uploading the documents.
We do not accept or maintain any paper applications, so please make sure to keep your information current with us by completing an electronic application.
Applicants without computer access or who need accommodation should contact Human Resources at (717) 244-4022, ext. 4274.
Applicants for teaching positions should submit the following information to the HR Department through the electronic application system.
l Cover Letter/Resume
l Copy of Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate*
* For graduating seniors or out-of-state applicants, Praxis scores or a letter from your college or university
may be substituted, initially, for the Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate.
l Act 114 (FBI Background Check)
FBI Background Check Multiple-Step Process:
The applicant must register prior to going to the fingerprint site. Walk in service without prior registration will not be provided at any fingerprinting location. Registration is completed online or over the phone. Registration is available online 24 hours/day, seven days per week at http://www.pa.cogentid.com/. Telephonic registration is available at 1-888-439-2486 Monday through Friday, 8am to 6pm EST. During the registration process, all demographic data for the applicant is collected (name, address, SSN, etc.) so there is no data entry required at the fingerprint collection site.
The applicant will pay a fee of $28.75 for the fingerprint service and to secure the Criminal History Record. Applicants may make their payment online at http://www.pa.cogentid.com/ using a credit card or debit card. Money orders or cashiers checks payable to Cogent Systems will be accepted on site for those applicants who do not have the means to pay electronically. No cash transactions or personal checks are allowed.
The applicant proceeds to the fingerprint site of their choice for fingerprinting. The location of the fingerprint sites and days and hours of operation for each site will be posted on Cogent Systems’ website at http://www.pa.cogentid.com/. The location of fingerprint sites may change over time so applicants are encouraged to confirm the site location. The current York location is the York Learning Center (old Central York High School) located at 300 East Seventh Avenue, York, PA 17404. This location is open Monday - Wednesday, from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) will receive the Federal Criminal History Record from the FBI. Applicants will need to submit their Cogent Systems registration ID number to human resources so they may check the status of the required clearance. By law, PDE and also Dallastown Area School District cannot issue copies of the clearance to applicants.
l 2 Letters of Reference
l Act 48 Professional Personnel ID
l Cogent Systems Registration ID Number
If you completed the TeacherInsight prior to February 4, 2011, it is recommended that you complete the assessment again as much of the information has been changed.
TeacherInsight is a web-based assessment designed by the Gallup Organization and will require approximately 40-45 minutes of uninterrupted time.
To access TeacherInsight, go to https://gx.gallup.com/teacherinsight.gx. To begin the assessment enter 15799 as district code for the
(Note: If you do not have access to the Internet, an appointment can be scheduled to complete the assessment at the district administration office. To schedule an appointment, contact Mrs. Cindy Seitz at 244-4021, Ext. 4119.)
TeacherInsight consists of multiple choice and Likert-type items (responses on a one-to-five scale).
Specific instructions are contained within TeacherInsight.
Following the completion of the assessment,
l The state mandated physical exam is required to be submitted prior to beginning your employment with the District. School Personnel Health Record
Substitute Teacher Applicants
PA certified teachers who would like to be placed on the substitute list should complete the above information.
Please also review the Handbook for Substitute Teachers & Guest Teachers for more information about substitute teaching with the Dallastown Area School District.
Support Staff Applicants
Applicants for support staff positions may apply online using our electronic application system. The electronic application system is available on the "Current Vacancies" page. Please see the detailed instructions at the top of this page for more information.