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Thank you for your interest in the Karns City Area School District. KCASD periodically posts employment opportunities as positions become available. For more information regarding available positions as well as the application process, please see the posted positions listed below.

Karns City Area School District is an equal opportunity education institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex and handicap in its activities, programs or employment practices as required by Title VI, Title IX and Section 504.    

Thank you for your interest in the Karns City Area School District.

1. Reimbursement of Clearances 2022-2023

2. Professional Staff Substitute Rates 2022-2023

3. Building Substitutes 2022-2023

4. Support Staff Substitute Rates 2022-2023 

School Psychologist – Act 93 position, 260 days/year

The Karns City Area School District is seeking applications for a full-time administrative position of School Psychologist. 

School Psychologist - Act 93; 260 day position

The School Psychologist coordinates and conducts psychological, academic, and behavioral assessments to diagnose and identify diverse learners and their needs. The School Psychologist promotes the understanding of developmental, behavioral, and emotional expectations of students to increase learning and achievement along with appropriate behavior and social functioning. They provide consultation and direct services to at-risk students and identified students requiring prevention and crisis intervention service and collaborate with parents, educators, and other professionals to create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments for all students. The School Psychologist participates as a member of the SAP/MTSS team. 

Qualifications: Instructional I or II Pennsylvania Professional Certification in the School Psychologist K-12, educational credentials, letter of interest, clearances, transcripts, and a completed application. Candidates are expected to have experience/training with providing behavioral and/or mental health support and have knowledge of completing functional behavioral assessments. The successful candidate should have strong technology skills, leadership skills, communication, organizational and interpersonal skills, and an in-depth knowledge of students, student management, special education, gifted education, ADA, assessment and data analysis, and ACCESS. 

Salary: Determined based upon experience in accordance with Act 93 Agreement

Qualified, interested candidates must submit a Letter of Interest, PA Standard Application, Resume, Tuberculosis Test Results (current up to  3 months prior to hire date), and Clearances.   

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled by official board approval.

Elementary Instructor

This position is anticipated for the 2nd semester (January 12, 2023)

 Click here for the Classroom Teacher job description and qualification requirements.

Qualified, interested candidates must submit a Letter of Interest, PA Standard Application, Resume, Tuberculosis Test Results (current up to  3 months prior to hire date), and Clearances.   Deadline to apply is November 30, 2022.

Anticipated Computer Science Teacher 

The Karns City Area School District is seeking applications for an anticipated full-time Computer Science teaching position (grades 7-12).  It is anticipated that the position will be available in December 2022 or January 2023.

The chosen candidate will be expected to teach the following courses:

  • Grade 7 Programming
  • Grade 8 Programming 
  • Advanced Placement Computer Science A
  • Advanced Placement Computer Science
  • Computer Programming
  • Robotics
  • Interested applicants should have one or more of the following certificates:
  • Science 7-12 Certificates
  • Mathematics 7-12 Certificates
  • Business Computer Information Technology PK-12
  • Technology Education PK-12

Per the PA Department of Education, anyone employed to teach computer science in grades 7-12 for the first time in a Pennsylvania school district after December 31, 2022 or who holds one of the certificates listed above and accepts employment to teach computer science in grades 7-12 in a new Pennsylvania school district after December 31, 2022 must possess a Grades 7-12 Computer Science Certificate.  
The Grades 7-12 Computer Science Certificate can be earned by successfully passing the Computer Science Praxis Exam. It is preferred that the chosen candidate already possess the Grades 7-12 Computer Science Certificate prior to their hiring; however, if the candidate does not, as long as they have one of the above-referenced certificates, they will be expected to take and pass the Grades 7-12 Computer Science Praxis Exam. 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled by official board approval. If applicants have questions regarding the anticipated opening, they should contact Dr. Mike Stimac, Grades 7-9 Principal at mstimac@kcasdk12.org or 724-756-2030.

Click here for the Classroom Teacher job description and qualification requirements.

Qualified, interested candidates must submit a Letter of Interest, Application, Resume, Tuberculosis Test Results (current up to  3 months prior to hire date), and Clearances.

Part-Time Paraprofessional

Click here for the Paraprofessional job description and qualification requirements.

This position is in a school year position working Monday through Friday 5.25 hours and a 30 minute lunch.

2022-2023 wage rate is $11.73 per hour

Qualified, interested candidates must submit a Letter of Interest, Application, Resume, Tuberculosis Test Results (current up to  3 months prior to hire date), and Clearances.  

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled by official board approval.

Part-time (4 hours per day) Cafeteria Worker

This position is a school year position, when school is in session 2022-2023 wage rate is $11.42 per hour

Click here for the Cafeteria job description and qualification requirements

Qualified, interested candidates must submit a Letter of Interest, Application, Resume, Tuberculosis Test Results (current up to  3 months prior to hire date), and Clearances.  

Submit to: Karns City Area School District - Attention: District Office - 1446 Kittanning Pike - Karns City, PA 16041.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled by official board approval.

Substitute Teachers

 Click here for the Classroom Teacher job description and qualification requirements.

Qualified, interested candidates must submit a Letter of Interest, PA Standard Application, Resume, Tuberculosis Test Results (current up to  3 months prior to hire date), and Clearances.  

SUBSTITUTE RATE: Professional Staff Substitute Rates 2022-2023

Substitute Support Staff – all positions

Cafeteria Workers  - Job Description

Custodians - Job Description

Paraprofessionals - Job Description

Secretaries - Job Description

Qualified, interested candidates must submit a Letter of Interest, Application, Resume, Tuberculosis Test Results (current up to  3 months prior to hire date), and Clearances.  

SUBSTITUTE RATE:  Support Staff Substitute Rates 2022-2023 

Submit to:  Karns City Area School District - Attention: District Office - 1446 Kittanning Pike - Karns City, PA  16041