PSMLA News - 06/20/16

Created on Monday, 20 Jun 2016 22:07:34

PSMLA News Update

Read below for information on numerous job openings throughout the state. Job Openings Crawford Central School District (Erie area) has a vacancy for a Spanish Teacher at Cochranton Jr. – Sr. High School. Pennsylvania Teaching Certification in Spanish is required. Application Packets should contain the following information: Pennsylvania Standard Teacher Application, resume, cover letter, current Act 34, 151 and 114 (through PA Department of Education) clearances, copy of transcripts, copy of Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate, and at least three letters of professional reference. Application packets may be emailed to


Personnel Department

Crawford Central School District

11280 Mercer Pike

Meadville, PA  16335


The Dallastown Area School District (York area) has anticipated vacancies for a High School French and German Teacher (one position) and a High School French and Spanish Teacher (one position). Each individual will be responsible for implementing the district's instructional program with students and providing the students in their classroom with appropriate instruction and a learning environment that will enable each student in the district to master the basic world language skills outlined in the curriculum.  PA teaching certificate, demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others, and acceptable record of attendance required. Please apply online at by clicking on the "Employment" button and then "Current Vacancies".


Garnet Valley School District (Philadelphia area) has an opening for a .2 German teacher. Successful candidates will have valid Pennsylvania German certification. The application deadline is June 27, 2016. Applications will be accepted at


Merion Mercy Academy (Philadelphia area), a Catholic independent all girls high school sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, has an opening for a full time teaching position in French and Spanish for the 2016-2017 school year. The schedule includes teaching AP French and Spanish 1. Qualified applicants with secondary certification in both languages are asked to submit a cover letter and resume to Mary Ann Danovich, Vice Principal for Academic Affairs,


Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School of the Colonial School District (Philadelphia area) is anticipating a contracted Spanish vacancy beginning in the 2016-2017 school year. The department is comprised of wonderful, energetic, and dedicated members of the World Language community and has recently revamped their entire curriculum to focus on authentic communicative competencies and proficiency development as demonstrated in benchmark assessments in the form of the Integrated Performance Assessment. The ideal candidate will have a familiarity with the IPA process and a strong background in comprehensible input. If you have any questions or would like to express interest, please contact Department Chair Rich Madel at


Seneca High School (Erie area) has an opening for a Foreign Language Teacher for the 2016-2017 school year. Certification in French is preferred, but other languages will be considered. Acts 34, 114, and 151 clearances, as well as Act 126 Mandated Reporter Training and Act 168 Sexual Abuse/Misconduct Disclosure are also required. Qualified individuals should send a letter of interest, resume, PA Standard Teaching Application, copy of teaching certificate, clearances, transcripts and letters of reference to: Debra Nuhfer, 10782 Wattsburg Road, Erie, PA 16509 or email Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


South Middleton School District (Cumberland County - Harrisburg area) is accepting applications for a full-time French teacher. This position is based at the middle school and also includes a high school course. See the Employment page on for application details. Contact Michael Bogdan, World Language Department Chair, at for more information on the position.


The Upper Dauphin Area School District (Harrisburg area) has an opening for a high school German teacher starting in the 2016-2017 school year. German certification is required and dual certification in German and French is preferred. Please send a letter of interest, PA Standard Application, Child Abuse, FBI, and PA State Police clearances, 3 letters of reference, certification, and transcripts to Lisa Adams, Upper Dauphin Area School District, 5668 State Route 209, Lykens, PA  17048. This position will remain open until filled.


The West Chester Area School District (Philadelphia area) currently has two anticipated Italian teacher positions posted on its employment page:

  • Posting ID # 2212 - 1.0 LTS (long-term sub) Italian teacher (anticipated August 2016 to June 2017) - middle school and high school

  • Posting ID # 2351 - 0.8 Italian teacher (anticipated) - middle school and high school

Applications must be submitted online at The deadline for application submission is Thursday, June 30, 2016. Please direct all application to David W. Ehrhart, Supervisor of World Languages, Fine Arts, and Career Education. Phone: 484-266-1197

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