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Employment Opportunities
at Wallenpaupack Area School District

Administrative / Supervisory Positions

No positions available at this time.

Professional Staff Positions

No positions available at this time.

Support Staff Positions

Personal Care Assistant (PCA) Special Education (10-month)

Posted: 12/08/2023

Location: North Primary School

Work Schedule: As per contract

Qualifications: A minimum of two years of post-secondary study or highly qualified status. CPR/First Aid Certified required. Experience working with children with special needs is preferred. Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work with minimal supervision. Ability to speak clearly and distinctly. Able to communicate effectively. Lifting may be required to provide the necessary level of assistance.

Additional Requirements: Facilitates personal care services as needed to assist the student with daily living activities necessary for comfort and well-being. Assists with the supervision of the assigned student during play, recess, and recreational activities. Assists with feeding the assigned student if he/she is unable to feed him/herself. Assist with diapering, if necessary. Performs reinforcement instructional services as delegated by the teacher, including reinforcing activities in the visual, auditory, motor and cognitive areas. Attends training as required for performance of job. This may include but is not limited to CPR and First Aid. Attends in-service training, workshops, etc. for the purpose of gathering information required to perform job functions. Performs other related duties as required by administration, consistent with the other duties and responsibilities outlined in this position description.

Anticipated Start Date: January 2, 2024

If interested in this position, please contact:

Dr. Jay Starnes, Assistant Superintendent, via email at  starneja@wallenpaupack.org

Technical Staff Positions

No positions available at this time.

Athletic Staff Positions

No positions available at this time.

Substitute Positions

Substitute Teachers
Substitute teacher candidates may hold a Pennsylvania teaching certificate or an out of state certification. In addition, any individual with a four-year degree in any discipline, is qualified to become a Guest Teacher.

Substitute Nurses
Substitute nurses may be licensed as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse.

Substitute Teacher Assistants
Substitute teacher assistants must have a high school diploma or equivalent and be willing to work with both regular and special needs students.

Substitute Secretaries
Substitute secretaries must hold a high school diploma or equivalent and possess basic office skills such as word processing, filing, and the ability to communicate professionally with students, staff, parents, and community members.

Substitute Custodians
Substitute custodians must have a high school diploma or equivalent and be able to perform basic cleaning and maintenance tasks.

Substitute Cafeteria Workers
Substitute cafeteria workers must have a high school diploma or equivalent and be able to prepare and serve meals to staff and students and to create a welcoming cafeteria environment.

Substitute Bus/Van Drivers
Substitute van drivers must be at least 18 years old with a valid drivers license and must possess current clearances (less than one year old). Substitute bus drivers must be at least 18 years old with a CDL license (Bus Endorsement-S), and must possess current clearances (less than one year old). For information regarding attaining your CDL, clearances, or becoming a bus/van driver, please contact Deanne Mausolf, Wallenpaupack Area District Transportation Coordinator, at (570) 251-3000.


  1. Complete the Standard Application (Teachers & Guest Teachers) or Non-Teaching Staff Application (All Others)
  2. Obtain the following 3 clearances:
  3. Please contact Jennifer Marmeleira at (570)226-4557 ext. 3014 or marmelje@wallenpaupack.org to schedule an appointment to drop off any documents regarding substituting.

On September 27th, 2022, an information session was held for anyone who might be interested in becoming a substitute or guest teacher. A link to the information presented at that session is available here.

Application Forms

Applicants for teaching positions must complete the following:
Standard Application for Teaching Position in PA Public Schools

Applicants for support staff positions, nursing positions, or school resource officer positions must complete the following:
WASD Non-Teaching Staff Application

ALL Applicants must complete the following:
PA Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 151)
PA State Police Request for Criminal Record Check (Act 34)
FBI Federal Criminal History Records for Prospective Employees (Act 114)
-- Form Updated Jan, 2018

Please send completed applications or any questions to Dr. Jay Starnes (starneja@wallenpaupack.org) or call (570)226-4557 x3019.

The Wallenpaupack Area School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination polices: Keith Gunuskey, Superintendent, 2552 Rt 6, Hawley, PA 18428. Telephone (570)226-4557 opt. 6. The Wallenpaupack Area School district is an Equal Opportunity Employer.