Employment Opportunities: (Last Updated 4/10/14) 
Administrative positions for 14/15 school year - application deadline 4/28/14: 
  •         Director of Special Education - QUALIFICATIONS: Pennsylvania Certificate as a Special Education Supervisor; Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education;  Prior experience supervising Special Education staff preferred; at least 5 years practical teaching experience in Special Education.
  •          Director of Technology - QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Five years successful teaching experience preferred.
2. Master’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems Management, or equivalent experience preferred.
3. PA Instructional Technology Specialist Certificate preferred.
Extensive experience in K-12 school district technology plan compilation, implementation, and monitoring. Strong academic background. Greater than five (5) years verifiable successful work experience in all types of Microsoft environment, software, curriculum development, network knowledge and experience. Excellent communication skills; ability to work independently and cooperatively with teachers and administrators. Extensive experience in planning and conducting in-service classes for teachers and administrators.
  •        Business Office Assistant - QUALIFICATIONS:
Associate Degree in business administration or related field (A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university preferred.)
Two to four years of work experience in a business office environment with emphasis in accounting, payroll, and monthly reconciliations preferred.
Administrative Application Downloads:

Regular Teaching Positions: 



Elementary Education


Special Education

Reading Specialist


Health & PE


Social Studies


Requires appropriate teaching certificate from PA Dept. of Ed. and all other qualifications listed on our website. All applicants should submit: 1) PA Standard Teaching Application,  2) Praxis test scores, 3) at least three letters of recommendation, 4) official college grade transcripts from all degrees, 5) a copy of PA teaching certificate when received,  6) a resume,  7) criminal history clearance,  8) child abuse clearance, and 9) FBI clearance. All requested materials must be received by 4/10/2014 to be considered for employment.  Applications should be submitted to 201 Jackson Street, Hollidaysburg, PA  16648.  See below to Download Application and Clearance Forms if needed.



  •  Day to day substitutes - Rate of pay for paraprofessionals is $8.25/hr and $80 per day for teachers.  Submit all application materials under downloads for either support staff or teachers as listed below.

 Downloads For Substitute Teachers:

  Download the Standard Application for Teaching Positions in Pennsylvania Public Schools

 Adobe Acrobat Reader File Download:

Download Hollidaysburg Area School District Reference Request

Click here to access the Child Abuse Clearance Instructions and Form

 Click here to access Criminal History Clearance Form (PDF)   

Click here for instructions on completing the Criminal Background Clearance Form 

Click here to complete a Criminal History Clearance using a credit card

Click here to schedule FBI Fingerprints with Cogent Systems

 The procedure for obtaining the FBI clearance (Click here).

  Download the Reference Request. Send this form along with the 8 requested application materials (see Employment) to:

 Hollidaysburg Area School District
Human Resources Department
201 Jackson Street
Hollidaysburg PA 16648

Contact Dwight Straesser (Dwight_Straesser@tigerwires.com) 814-695-5585 concerning employment questions.


 Support Staff Openings  Updated 3/20/14
  • Substitute Special Ed Paraprofessionals  

Immediate openings for individuals to work assisting the classroom teacher as a paraprofessional.  Must be willing to work with special needs students.  Our substitute pay rate is $8.25/hr.  Must be proficient in high school reading and math.  Requires child abuse, criminal history, and FBI clearances, and must meet all other qualifications as listed in the job description.  Call 814-695-5585 for an application or download General Application and Secretary/Paraprofessional Supplement from our website below.    All requested materials must be received to be considered for employment. Application deadline is Monday, 4/7/14.

  • Full-Time Custodian (3rd Shift)

    Immediate full-time vacancy for 3rd Shift (10:45 PM - 7:15 AM) Custodian.  Requires minimum of 5 years custodial and/or building maintenance experience or a combination of experience and technical degree in a related field.  Knowledge of building maintenance, cleaning chemicals, and building systems.  Starting wage is $15.03 per hour plus shift premium.  Full-time benefits after 90-day probation.  Applications may be obtained at our Jackson Street office or by calling 814-695-5585, M-F, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM or by downloading the "General Application for Employment" listed below. Click here for a job description.  Deadline for applications is March 3, 2014.


  • Support Staff Substitutes Secretary/Paraprofessional, Custodian, and Food Service. Secretarial substitutes should have computer skills with Microsoft Office Software; Paraprofessionals must be willing to work with specials needs students and assist with activities of daily living; Custodians should have experience with cleaning products; and Food Service applicants should have prior experience in food preparation and serving. Substitutes are called as needed - hours are flexible. The current rate of pay for support staff substitutes is $8.25/hr.


Downloads For Support Staff:

Last Modified on April 11, 2014