Current Openings

SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER:  Full-Time, Permanent.  The Somerset Area School District is seeking a full-time, permanent special education teacher for the start of the 2023-2024 school year.  Experienced and new candidates are welcomed to apply.  Must possess (or be in the process of obtaining) an active Pennsylvania certification, preferably covering grades 7 – 12.  Candidates must be engaging, technology-literate, and willing to collaborate with colleagues.  Great planning, instructional, and assessment skills required. 

All clearances, clean physical/drug screening, and proof of good citizenship are required prior to hire.  Interested and qualified candidates should send PA standard teaching application, resume, cover letter, certificate, and other credentials via mail to:  Krista Mathias, Superintendent, Somerset Area School District, 645 S. Columbia Avenue., Suite 110, Somerset, PA  15501 or to Mrs. Barbara Burns at bburns@sasd.us by June 10, 2023.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  EOE

 

SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHERS:  One-year, grant-funded positions – Multiple Vacancies.  The Somerset Area School District is seeking a multiple one-year, ESSER grant-funded special education positions for the start of the 2023-2024 school year.  Must possess (or be in the process of obtaining) an active Pennsylvania certification, preferably covering any grade span.  Candidates must be engaging, technology-literate, and willing to collaborate with colleagues.  Great planning, instructional, and assessment skills required.  This is a great position for a teacher wanting to gain resume experience.

All clearances, clean physical/drug screening, and proof of good citizenship are required prior to hire.  Interested and qualified candidates should send PA standard teaching application, resume, cover letter, certificate, and other credentials via mail to:  Krista Mathias, Superintendent, Somerset Area School District, 645 S. Columbia Avenue., Suite 110, Somerset, PA  15501 or to Mrs. Barbara Burns at bburns@sasd.us by June 10, 2023.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  EOE

 

EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANTS:  Multiple positions available.  5.5 hours/day.  180 days/year - school year only.  Starting rate is $12.00/hour.  Positions available for the start of the 2023 – 2024 school year.  Candidates must exhibit compassion for children, patience, and a desire to help others.  Must be willing to assist with classroom, playground, and lunch duties.  Very pleasant work environment and extremely meaningful work.  Great job for a parent/guardian looking to jump back into the workforce after taking off to have children or someone looking to work part time during the daytime only, with no weekends, evenings, holidays, or summers.

All clearances, clean physical/drug screening, and proof of good citizenship are required prior to hire. Assistance applying for clearances will be provided.  Interested and qualified candidates should send resume and references via mail to:  Krista Mathias, Superintendent, Somerset Area School District, 645 S. Columbia Avenue., Suite 110, Somerset, PA  15501 or to Mrs. Barbara Burns at bburns@sasd.us by June 10, 2023.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  EOE

All questions should be directed to Mrs. Barbara Burns at (814) 444-3218 or bburns@sasd.us.

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST 

The Somerset Area School District is seeking a full-time (~214-day - negotiable) Pennsylvania Certified School Psychologist starting on or around June 15, 2023. New or experienced applicants are welcomed.   

Primary responsibilities include conducting psychological assessments for the purpose of identifying students in need of special education services under Acts 14, 15, and 16 of the Pennsylvania School Code.  

Must be skilled in working collaboratively with members of the special and regular education team to improve student academic achievement by conducting psychological and academic assessments that inform interventions which improve student outcomes.  Excellent work environment serving one school district.  The District does contract out for evaluations during periods of tight deadlines to avoid burnout.

Private office in central office suite within special education administrative space.  Excellent benefit package and competitive compensation (salary range $70,000 - $90,000 annually, based on various criteria, including days worked per year, which is negotiable) with an excellent benefit package

All clearances, clean physical/drug screening, and proof of good citizenship are required prior to hire.  Interested and qualified candidates should send Teaching Application, resume, cover letter, certificate, and other credentials via mail to:  Krista Mathias, Superintendent, Somerset Area School District, 645 S. Columbia Avenue., Suite 110, Somerset, PA  15501 or to Mrs. Barbara Burns at bburns@sasd.us by May 10, 2023.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  EOE.

Educational Assistants:  The Somerset Area School District is accepting applications for a part-time (4 hour) educational assistants. Submit resume and letters of recommendation to Mrs. Krista S. Mathias, Superintendent, Somerset Area School District, 645 S. Columbia Ave., Suite 110, Somerset, PA 15501. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.  The following are required for employment: Acts 34, 114 and 151 clearances, completed Act 168 employer documentation form, Act 24 Arrest and Conviction form, Act 126 training certificate, and satisfactory physical and drug screening.  EOE.

Coaching Positions: The Somerset Area School District is seeking immediate candidates for the following:

·        Varsity Girls Head Basketball Coach.

·        Varsity Girls Assistant Basketball Coach.  

·        Varsity Golf Coach

Previous coaching experience at the scholastic level is preferred. Submit letter of interest and resume to Scott Close, Director of Athletics, Somerset Area High School, 645 S. Columbia Ave., Somerset, PA 15501 by May 5, 2023. 

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