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Professional Employment Opportunities


The Charleroi Area School District will no longer accept hard copy teaching applications.  Applicants for professional vacancies must submit their information via PA Educator.  All candidates for professional positions will be selected from the PA Educator applicant pool unless advertised otherwise. 

The district will continue to receive applications for Substitute Teacher/Nurse and Substitute Support Personnel at Charleroi Area School District, Superintendent's Office, 125 Fecsen Drive, Charleroi, PA  15022.


Nondiscrimination Policy

The Charleroi Area School District is an equal opportunity education institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual preference, disability, age, religion, ancestry, union membership, or any other legally protected classification in its activities, programs or employment practices as required by Title VI, Title VIII, Title IX and Section 504 or any other applicable federal or state statute. 


Mandatory Clearances & Training

Act 126 - Mandated Reporter Training

Act 151 - PA Child Abuse Clearance

Act 34 - PA Criminal Clearance

Act 114 Federal Fingerprint Clearance  -  Use Service Code: 1KG6XN

1-844-321-2101 Monday through Friday, 8am to 6pm EST.


Grades 4-12 Instrumental Music Teacher 

POSITION:  Grades 4-12 Instrumental Music Teacher


AVAILABLE:  August 14, 2024

REQUIREMENTS:  PA Teaching Certification:  Music Teacher AND Act 34, Act 114, Act 151 and Act 126 clearances

Salary Range:  Per CAEA Teacher Contract

Contract Length: Teacher Contract (186 days)

Position Summary: To develop in each student an appreciation of the art of music as part of general culture; to teach techniques of vocal and/or instrumental music expression; to discover and develop talents of students in the field of music; to develop knowledge and skills in listening to and reading music.


DEADLINE:   Internally:   Friday, May 24, 2024 (12:00 p.m.)

                        Externally:  Until position is filled


·        Valid PA Music Teacher certification

·        Ability to play at least one standard wind/brass/percussion instrument (instrumental teacher) and ability to sing (if assigned to Choral classes)

·        Ability to develop adequate curriculum for all levels of learners

·        Willingness to seek out and adapt educational resources beyond the school district’s offerings

·        Strong communication skills

·        Demonstrated leadership ability in working with students, staff, parents and general public

·        Required Clearances in accordance with School Code (Current Child Abuse (Act 151), FBI (Act 114) and Criminal Record (Act 34) required.



·        Teaches skills in music appreciation, harmony, and explorations in music and in instrumental music (band, orchestra, instrumental ensemble) and/or choral music (chorus, choir, choral ensemble) to pupils. 

·        Utilizes course of study adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate learning activities 

·        Plans a balanced music program, and organizes daily class time so that preparation, rehearsal and instruction can be accomplished within the allotted time.

·        Provides individual and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil.

·        Utilizes repertoire of all types of music literature, including traditional and contemporary, that are appropriate for the ages and skill levels of pupils. 

·        Controls the storage and use of school-owned property; makes minor adjustments and requests repairs to instruments as required. 

·        Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior to provide an orderly, productive environment during practice, group rehearsals, and music performances

·        Evaluates each pupil’s musical growth and performance, assessing each individual’s contribution to the performance of the group. 

·        Plans, rehearses, and directs pupils in musical programs for school and community. Applies knowledge of national, state and district procedures and limitations set on performances. 

·        Selects and requisitions books, musical instruments, and instructional aids; maintains required inventory records. 

·        Communicates with parents and school counselors on pupil progress. 

·        Identifies pupil needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in helping pupils solve health, attitude, and learning problems. 

·        Cooperates with school administration in providing musical programs for school productions, graduation ceremonies, and civic functions. 

·        Supervises pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned work day.

·        Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs.

·        Participates in faculty committees and sponsorship of student activities.

·        Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district, and/or in self-selected professional growth activities.

·        Participates cooperatively with the appropriate administrator to develop the method by which he/she will be evaluated in conformance with district guidelines. 

·        Performs other duties as assigned by the Charleroi Area School District administration.


SUBMIT LETTER OF INTEREST TO:                   Edward J Zelich, Superintendent

                                                                                        Charleroi Area School District

                                                                                        125 Fecsen Drive, Charleroi, PA  15022


OR EMAIL:                                                     and



The Charleroi School District is an equal opportunity employer.





Substitute School Nurse

Charleroi Area School District seeks a Substitute School Nurse to join our professional community in the 2023 – 2024 school year at Charleroi. This position is responsible for providing health services to our students and staff, promoting an optimal level of wellness of students and staff by providing preventative health services to facilitate the students and staffs optimal physical, mental, emotional and social growth and development, and identify problems and disabilities and provide such services as case finding, health education, referring and care in order to help prevent serious health problems and manage current chronic conditions.

Pay is $120 per school day. Anticipated opening through June, 2024.

Please submit your resume to or

Substitute Cafeteria Worker

Substitute pay rate is $10 per hour.

Mandatory clearances and trainings include Act 126 – Mandated Reporter
Training, Act 151 – PA Child Abuse Clearance, Act 34 – PA Criminal Clearance, and
Act 114 – Federal Fingerprint Clearance.

If you have any questions or would like to apply, please contact Rob Lenhart at 724-
483-3573 x. 3028.


Substitute Teacher

Charleroi Area School District seeks a high-energy, innovative, risk-taking educator to join our professional community in the 2022 – 2023 school year at Charleroi. This position is responsible for the instruction and progress monitoring of students who are reading below grade level and have literacy needs. The position requires a strong literacy background and extensive knowledge of the science of reading framework, DIBELS ® (Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills) procedures and measures for assessing the acquisition of literacy skills, and strategies aligned to direct, systematic, and explicit instruction in reading and writing.

Pay is $120 per school day. Anticipated opening through June, 2023

 Example job duties include:

• Plans and implements instructional programs that adhere to system-wide goals and priorities and meet the needs, interests, and abilities of students.

• Prepares and documents appropriate lesson plans, based upon adopted curricula, to teach instructional objectives.

·                Creates an instructional environment that is conducive to the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development of students.

·              Teach and evaluate instruction for students having difficulty with reading. Work with students in small groups and in classroom settings from kindergarten through second grade.


If you have any questions or would like to apply, please contact Ed Zelich at or