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2018-19 Anticipated Chinese Teacher


Armstrong School District.  Anticipated tenured professional position available for the 2018-2019 school year to instruct secondary/high school students in Mandarin Chinese including communication, culture and relations between the perspectives, products and practices of the culture; and comparisons between Chinese language and culture vs. the English language and American culture.  B.A. in Chinese or Foreign Language Education (if a native Chinese Speaker). 

Salary – Bachelor Tenured Step 1.0 - $55,877 - $60,509

Work hours:  Monday-Friday (7.5 hrs./day) – 37.50 hrs./week.


Application packets consist of the following required items:

Letter of interest;


PA Standard Application;

Three (3) letters of reference;

Copy of transcripts;

Copy of valid Pennsylvania Professional Certificate;

Copy of PRAXIS Scores;

PA State Police Criminal History Clearance;

PA Child Abuse History Clearance; and

Act 114 Federal Criminal History Fingerprint Registration Number


Mail or bring application packets to:

Office of Human Resources

Armstrong School District

181 Heritage Park Dr., Ste. 2

Kittanning, PA  16201-7025.




Administration Building Hours

Monday-Friday    8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.




Under the supervision of the Building Principal and Head Custodian, the Custodian provides the daily operation and maintenance of a sanitary and safe facility for students, employees and the public.  The Custodian ensures that assignments are completed in a safe, proper and timely manner and demonstrates competence in the performance of job responsibilities using established District practices and procedures.


The successful candidate must possess a High school diploma or GED equivalency required.


Application packets require the following documents:

 Letter of interest                                               Resume                     

Three (3) letters of reference                           Copy of transcripts (if applicable)

Copy of certificates or licenses;                       PA State Police Criminal History Clearance;

PA Child Abuse History Clearance                  Criminal History Fingerprint UE ID Number


Accepting application packets on an on-going basis.

Application packets are to be mailed or delivered to the Human Resources Office.

Office of Human Resources                                       

Armstrong School District

181 Heritage Park Dr., Ste. 2

Kittanning, PA  16201-7025                             Questions – Call 724-548-6057



Collective Bargaining Agreement with The Service Employees International Union Local 32BJ, effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2022


Work Year Twelve (12) months; various shifts


Work hours

Full-time custodians – scheduled to work thirty (30) hours per week or more; and

Part-time custodians – scheduled to work up to thirty (30) hours per week


Bi-Weekly Pays


Rates per hour

At Hire    After Probation    Raise for 2018    Raise for 2019    Raise for 2020    Raise for 2021

$12.50               $13.00                   $.45                     $.45                      $.50                        $.50

*Qualification to move to next year rate shall be six months or more of continuous service, including the probationary period (90 calendar days),

 prior to July 1st of any contract year.

Probationary Employees

For a period of ninety (90) calendar days from their date of hire, during which period of time, they shall have no seniority and no rights to

insurances benefits, and  bound by all other provisions of Agreement.  After a period of forty-five (45) calendar days, he/she shall become

eligible for all benefits, provided however that hospitalization shall commence on the first of the month immediately following the 45 day period.


Based on the length of continuous service the employee has with the Armstrong School District and in the job classification in which he/she is

regularly assigned. Full-time and part-time employees will receive full-time seniority.


Increments (not cumulative) based on years of service as follows:

6 – 12 years of service             $350

13 – 19 years of service           $600

20 + years of service               $850


All twelve (12) employees shall be entitled to paid holidays as per Agreement.

Vacation Days

Employees shall be entitled to vacation with pay based on following schedule as of July 1 of each year of Agreement. 

Less than 12 months                            1 day for each month worked prior to July 1

One year but less than 3 yrs.               12 days

Three years but less than 10 yrs.         15 days

Ten years or more                                20 days

*Scheduling based on seniority

Sick Days

Full-time and part-time employees shall be entitled to one (1) day of sick leave for each month of employment. 

Unused sick leave may accumulate year to year.

Personal Days

Full-time and Part-time employees receive three (3) days of personal leave per fiscal year; which may accumulate to a maximum of four (4) days;

over four (4) days, convert to sick days.


Medical Care Coverage

Community Blue Flex EPO Plan – Full-time employees, after a period of forty-five (45) calendar days, hospitalization shall commence on the

1st of the month immediately following the forty-five (45) day period.

Premium Copayments

Individual - $30 per pay period

Husband/Wife or Parent/Children - $36 per pay period

Family - $42 per pay period


Rebate for Health Insurances Premiums

If employee’s spouse is employed outside the District, and if an employee is eligible for hospitalization coverage on a spouse’s group insurance

plan, and choose not to utilize the District’s medical insurance coverage, the employee shall be reimbursed 40% of premium but no greater

than $5,750.00. If bargaining unit employee is covered by the ground health insurance plan provided by the District to another member of the

bargaining unit, or receiving coverage through an ASD provided health insurance, not eligible for rebate.

Group Life Insurance

$40,000 shall include accidental death and dismemberment will be provided at no cost to the employee. 

Additional insurance may be purposed in correspondent amount ….

Dental Coverage

Full-time employees shall be entitled to Family Basic Dental Insurance, based on employee request, at no cost to the employee

for the term of this agreement. Permanent part-time employees may purchase the District Dental Plan with payment being made through payroll



Full-time Employees - Family Vision Care Insurance Program.  Permanent part-time employees may purchase the Family Vision Care Insurance

Program  at District rate.  Payment for participation in the District Vision Plan shall be made through payroll deduction.



Substitute Teachers, Substitute Paraprofessionals and Substitute Secretaries

Applicants apply online at Once accepted, substitute day-to-day applicants must confirm that their credentials are up-to-date. 

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Substitute Custodians, Cafeteria, Licensed Practical Nurses, School Nurses, and Service Technicians
All positions require a High School Diploma or GED equivalency.
Substitute Day-to-Day Wage Rates 
Substitute Custodians - $10.00 per hour; Substitute Cafeteria - $9.00 per hour;
Substitute Service Technicians - $9.00 per hour;

Substitute School Nurses - $90.00 per day; Substitute LPN - $16.00 per hour

Will work on a day-to-day basis throughout the Armstrong School District. Send letter of interest, (LPN's and School Nurses - include copy of LPN/RN license and PA Teaching Certificate if applicable and 3 letters of reference), resume, and the following clearances:  PA State Police Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Report, and FBI Criminal History Check to Armstrong School District, Office of Human Resources, 181 Heritage Park Drive, Suite 2, Kittanning, PA 16201-7025. Questions, call 724-548-6057. EOE