Employment Opportunities


Substitute Teachers Needed

Substitute teaching is a great opportunity to be a mentor and help students become the best versions of themselves. Union Area School District partners with Kelly Education, a leading provider of substitute teachers to school districts across the U.S to manage our substitute program. To learn more or apply for substitute teacher positions at Union Area School District, please contact Kelly Education by completing the Inquiry Form below and a recruiter will follow up with you.  Have questions, call 800-991-5157, Option 2.

Kelly Education Inquiry Form

Join Our Team: Seeking Passionate Elementary Paraprofessionals

Your Opportunity to Make a Difference in the Lives of Children Awaits!

Union Area School District is actively seeking dedicated individuals to fill Elementary Paraprofessional positions. Be a part of our incredible team and help shape the future by positively impacting young lives.

Position Highlights:

📅 Work on days when school is in session

⏰ Approximately 6.25 hours per day

💼 On-the-job training provided

📚 Directly support student learning

🗓 Weekends and Holidays Off

🌜 No Evening Commitments

🚸 Ideal for those wanting to match your children’s school schedule

  Make a direct impact on the lives of children in our community


Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or Equivalent



Starting Salary:  $10.55 per hour with yearly pay increases thereafter


Why Join Us?

Supportive Work Environment: We believe in fostering a culture that supports both professional and personal growth.

Making an Impact: Your role will be pivotal in helping students achieve academic success.

Work-Life Balance: Enjoy weekends, evenings, and holidays off.

On-The-Job Training: No prior experience? No problem. We offer on-the-job training to set you up for success.

Child-Friendly Schedule: This position is ideal for those who need to work around their children’s school timetable.


How to Apply:

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at Union Area School District’s Employment Page.



Union Area School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Application Deadline: Until positions are filled


Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to enrich lives and inspire futures!


Full-Time Custodial Positions

Help Wanted – Full-Time Custodial Positions

The Union Area School District is currently seeking full-time custodians to join our team.  As a custodian, you’ll play a critical role in keeping our school clean, safe, and comfortable for our students and staff.  You’ll have the satisfaction of knowing that your hard work directly contributes to the success of our school community.

In addition to the important work you’ll be doing, we also offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes a great pension plan, healthcare benefits, and paid time off.

All Applicants must have the following clearances to be eligible for employment: Act 34 criminal history clearance, Child Abuse History clearance, and FBI fingerprint clearance.  If you are looking for a rewarding career with excellent benefits, please contact 724-658-4775 x. 2301 for application or visit our website at www.union.k12.pa.us.  The Union Area School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



The Union Area School District is accepting applications for the following positions:

Full-Time Evening Custodial Position – Fringe benefits include medical, dental, and pension

Substitute Custodians

Substitute Bus Driver

District may provide free training to obtain CDL Licenses

School Security Officer

Provide and support school building security, monitor school visitors, coordinate with school police officers, and develop positive relationships with staff and students.

– Competitive salary

-Daylight hours

-Act 120 or Act 235 required (school may pay for Act 235 training if not currently certified).

-NASRO certified preferred


If you are interested in any of these positions, applications can be obtained in the Superintendent’s office located at 2106 Camden Avenue, New Castle, PA 16101, or online at www.union.k12.pa.us.

All Applicants must have the following clearances: Act 34 criminal history clearance, Child Abuse History clearance, and FBI fingerprint clearance.  Please mail in your application, cover letter, resume detailing experience, and clearances to Dr. Michael Ross, Superintendent at 2106 Camden Avenue, New Castle, PA 16101, or fax at (724) 658-8617. The Union Area School District is an equal-opportunity employer.

Information Regarding Clearances: 

Child Abuse Clearances

Click on the website and it will walk you through the process of creating a new account in Compass to allow you to complete the Child Abuse clearance online. You will need to pay with a credit or debit card. Be sure to select Department of Education and School Employee. The cost of this clearance is $8.00 and is free for volunteers.

Criminal History

Click on the website and it will take you to “PA Access to Criminal History.” Near the center of the page there will be a link that to “Submit a New Record Check.” This will allow you to complete the information. A debit or credit card is required and the fee is $8.00 and free for volunteers. If you have no record, you will be able to print the result immediately. Make sure to click on the CERTIFICATION FORM to print the report.


Click on the link to register for fingerprinting services

General Employment Application:

The Union Area School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.