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Employment Requirements-Instructional/Non Instructional Aides, Cafeteria, Custodial

According to Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), 
anyone working or volunteering with children in public or private schools 
is required to provide proof of the following clearances and documentation:

Employment Requirements:

1.  PA State Criminal Clearance (ACT 34); submit online at

2.  PA Child Abuse History Clearance (ACT 151); submit online at www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis

3.  FBI Fingerprint Criminal Background Check (ACT 114); pre-register online https://uenroll.identogo.com and use Service Code 1KG6XN

4.  Child Abuse Recognition Training Certificate (ACT 126) ; free and available at www.reportabusepa.pitt.edu

5.  School Personnel Health Record with completed Tuberculin (TB) test and physical results; form available in school office. TB Test must be
administered within the prior three months.

6.  Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form; form available in school office.

7.  Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release(s); form available in school office.

8.  Letters of professional reference 

9.  Resume and cover letter 

All clearances must be dated within one (1) year prior to hire date or start of volunteering and will need to be renewed every five (5) years with continuous service. If there is a break in service with Girard School District, new clearances will be required. Any person employed or volunteering in the Girard School District must maintain current clearances on file at the Administration Office. It is his/her responsibility to apply for the clearances and provide them on time to the administration office. Failure to do so may result in termination from your position.