Palmyra Area School District

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Special Education Classroom Aides





Autistic Support* - Elementary level

Substitutes - All programs and levels

Application Deadline: February 13, 2019 or until filled

Qualifications: High School Diploma, College Degree preferred

Responsibilities: Aides assigned to special education classes to provide instructional and behavioral support to students and to also assist with daily personal skills; Aides work at the direction of the teacher and are under the general supervision of the building principals and Supervisor of Special Education.

All employees are required to submit an application, a PA Child Abuse Clearance, PA Criminal Record Check, FBI Background Check, and comply with ACT 168 regarding employment history reviews for all new employees who will have direct contact with children. 

Application Information:

Send letter of interest, application, resume, Act 168 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release Form(s) to address below. See (Human Resources) for forms.  

*Wages for special education aides working Autistic Support and Emotional Support programs or working in a 1:1 capacity will eligible for higher hourly rates based on the August 2018 MOU.

Ms. Carolyn Richards

Lingle Elementary School

600 S. Lingle Ave.

Palmyra, PA  17078

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The Palmyra Area School District will not discriminate in its educational programs, activities, or employment practices based on race, color, familial status, age, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, national origin, handicap/disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy is in accordance with federal and state laws including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 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. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Darcy Brenner-Smith, Compliance Officer ( and/or Dr. Bernie Kepler Title IX Coordinator (

Superintendent of Schools
1125 Park Drive
Palmyra, PA 17078
(717) 838-3144

Equal Opportunity Employer