• Lower Dauphin School District Employment Opportunities

    If you need an accommodation to access this information and/or to submit an application, please contact Human Resources at (717) 566-5300.



    Professional Staff 

    2024-2025 Professional Staff Openings

    All professional staff positions are considered full-time positions unless designated. The position(s) offers family medical, dental, vision and prescription benefits. Full-time professional staff are also offered individual life insurance and paid time off. Interested candidates must submit their letter of interest for a position with Pennsylvania's Standard Application for teaching positions in Pennsylvania Public Schools along with three (3) professional reference letters to Human Resources  by the date listed for the posted position. 


    Lower Dauphin High School

    • Anticipated Math Teacher : PA Certification Required -  Mathematics 7-12 (6800) 


    • Special Education Learning Support Teacher: PA Certification Required - Special Education PK-12 (9231), Special Education N-12, Special Education PK-8 (9226), Mental and/or Physical Handicapped (9235), Physically Handicapped (9240), Socially & Emotionally Disturbed (9260), Emotionally Disturbed

    Lower Dauphin Middle School 

    • Dean of Students: Principal (K-12) Certification preferred.


    • Spanish Teacher : PA Certification Required - World Languages PK -12. 


    • Anticipated English Language Arts: Grades 7th and 8th Pa Certification Required-Mid Level English 5-9 (2850), Grades 4-8 (3100) 



    Nye/Conewago Elementary School

    • Art Teacher: Pa Certification - Art PK -12 (1405)


    Additional Opportunities 

    • Substitute Teachers - We have partnered with Substitute Teacher Service (STS) for our substitute teachers. To become a substitute teacher, you will need to meet the requirements outlined by the Pa Department of Education.  Please visit the STS website to apply today to become a substitute for Lower Dauphin. Already an STS employee? Contact STS Human Resources at (800) 357-7827 and ask for Lower Dauphin School District to be added to your district list.


    • Substitute Nurses - Lower Dauphin School District is accepting applications for Substitute Nurses (LPN, RN or School Nurse certification required.) PA Criminal Background Check (Act 34), Federal Criminal History Check (Act 114), and PA Child Abuse Clearance (Act 151) are required. Please contact  Denise Erickson in Human Resources for more information.


    Classified Staff

    Classified Application

    • Crossing Guard: Lower Dauphin School District is accepting applications for a part-time Crossing Guard Position. The position is part-time, 4 hours per school day (7am -9am & 2pm -4pm).  Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, and three (3) professional references to Denise Erickson in Human Resources. The position will remain open until the position is filled.
    • Open Para Professional Positions- $16.33 per hour
      • Open positions include areas of concentration in Vocational Support, Emotional Support, and Learning Support.
        • High School:Full-Time- Alternative Education Aide, Therapeutic Autistic Support Aide, One to One Student Support,  Life Skills Aide
      • UP to 180 days per year. Hours per day vary based on location/position
      • All Full Time Positions include Sick Time
      • All Full Time Positions Individual Benefits Include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription and Life Insurance.
      • Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, a resume detailing experiences, and three (3) professional reference contact information to Denise Erickson in Human Resources to be considered for employment.
    • Substitute Custodians - Lower Dauphin is accepting applications for substitute custodians.  Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume and three (3) professional references to Denise Erickson in Human Resources.
    • Substitute Paraeducator and Aides - We have partnered with Substitute Teacher Service (STS) for our substitute paraeducator and aide positions. Please visit the STS website to apply today to become a substitute paraeducator or aide for Lower Dauphin.  



    Contracted Services

    Interested in helping serve our students and community? Lower Dauphin School District has contracted agreements for our bus and cafeteria services. They have great part-time and full-time positions available. Please contact them directly for more information!

    • Rohrer Bus Service - At Rohrer, we are always in search of professional, caring, and motivated individuals to join our team. As a growing transportation company who is dedicated to serving the needs of our community, we have a constant need for quality employees in a variety of different careers and in several different locations. Whether you are looking for a few hours a week, a steady part-time job, or a full-time career, we likely have employment opportunities for you!
      • Currently, hiring: bus drivers, van drivers, maintenance technicians, and administrative help.
      • For an application and information, contact https://www.rohrerbus.com/driveforldsd/ or (866) 735-7200
      • If you would like specific information regarding our Lower Dauphin openings, please contact Davina Haponski, the district transportation coordinator.
    • Chartwells Food Service - For current openings and/or an application, contact Brad Mettle at (717) 566-5353.

    ALL positions will require background checks dated within one (1) year if offered employment provided by the employee. Background checks required include:

    • PA Criminal Background Check (Act 34) $22.00
    • Federal Criminal History Check (Act 114) $23.85
    • PA Child Abuse Clearance (Act 151) $13.00

    In addition, the PA Sexual Misconduct & Abuse Disclosure Release Form (Act 168) must be completed at the time of application for every employer you have worked for since the age of 16 in which you have had direct contact with children.

    The Mandated Reporter Training certificate (Act 126) can be completed online.

    • To register for the free training online, go to the Pennsylvania Child Resource Center website and complete the New User Registration Information. Please select “No” when asked if you are licensed or applying for a license through the following boards. After submitting your information, the Pennsylvania Child Resource Center will send you an email with your Username and Password.
    • Complete the training online.
    • Please follow the directions listed below:
      • Type in your username and password
      • Click “Login”
      • Click on the hyperlink under the “Your Courses Section”
      • rrca-0299: Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse
      • Click on the Click Here button
      • Follow the directions to complete the course.
      • Print your certificate of completion
      • Provide a copy of the certificate to the Human Resource Department
    • The online training takes approximately three (3) hours to complete. It should be noted that individuals do not need to complete the training during one single period of time - the system is designed to allow you the option of competing the training over multiple periods of time.

    Lower Dauphin School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    If you are interested in any of our open positions, please review the application process as listed in the opening above. Should you have any questions, please contact Human Resources:

    Lower Dauphin School District
    291 East Main Street
    Hummelstown, PA 17036
    (717) 566-5303


    Pennsylvania school districts shall not discriminate in their educational programs, activities or employment practices based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, ancestry or any other legally protected classification. This policy is in accordance with state and federal laws, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act. Information relative to special accommodation, grievance procedure in compliance with Title VI, Title IX and Section 504 may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.

Last Modified on June 6, 2024