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Career Opportunities

Employment Application

To apply for open positions in the district, please download and complete the district application and email it to [email protected]

Substitute Custodian
According to established procedures, cleans and services building areas. Move furniture, equipment and supplies in and around the facility and performs a variety of environmental services duties to maintain the buildings in a neat, orderly, and sanitary condition.

Director of Special Education 

The position of Director of Special Education directs and manages the Special Education program of the Wilkinsburg School District.  The Director’s primary goal is to ensure that the district carries out its responsibility for the delivery of special education programs and services for atypical kids, birth through age 21, and that all PA laws (Chapters 14 and 15) and federal laws under IDEA are followed and implemented.  In addition, the Director is responsible for ensuring that the teachers of children that have been identified for special education services are appropriately supervised and evaluated.

Elementary Education Teacher   
The elementary teacher serves in a leadership role to establish an elementary program and a class environment that promotes social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth by providing rich and engaging experiences.  Establishes effective rapport with students, motivates students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for learning in accordance with each student's ability.  Creates and maintains good relationships with parents and other staff members.
School Security Officer

Provide law enforcement to district schools and protect employees, students and property in order to create a safe and healthy learning environment.

Special Education Paraprofessional
The position of Special Education Paraprofessional is a 10-month position in the district and an integral part of the building’s administration (educational support) team whose primary responsibility is to work with teachers to provide additional educational support to either small groups or individual students to reinforce learning of material or skills initially introduced by the teacher.
Private Duty Nurse
The position of a Private Duty Nurse is available for the 2022-2023 school year and for the 2022 Extended Schoo Year (ESY) this summer.  This is a full-time position that will follow an assigned student and his or her schedule throughout the day and school year.
Elementary Literacy Coach
The position of Elementary Literacy Coach works closely with the principal as the instructional leader in the school and provides on-site instructional support to teachers as they work collaboratively to improve achievement in literacy using a comprehensive, balanced approach of instruction for all Wilkinsburg School District Elementary students.  The Elementary Literacy Coach also provides support to students the through Rtll process.