Application & Background Check Requirements

  • THE FOLLOWING ARE GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF, CERTIFIED TEACHING STAFF, AND SUPPLEMENTAL CONTRACT APPLICANTS: 

    •  Completed online West Chester Area School District application
    •  Copies of all current criminal checks required under the Act 114, Act 34 & Act 151. These criminal checks must have been completed within 12 months of district hire date and include the following: 


    •  Act 114 Federal Criminal History Check
    •  Act 34 State Criminal History Request Form (SP4 164) 
    •  Act 151 PA Child Abuse History Clearance Form (CY113)


    PLEASE SEE ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIFIC POSITIONS AS INDICATED BELOW:

    1. Administrative Staff:

    Resume/Cover Letter
    Unofficial College Transcripts
    Pennsylvania State Certificate and all Praxis Scores
    Two Letters of Recommendation

    2. Certified Teaching Staff:

    Resume/Cover Letter
    Unofficial College Transcripts (If position requires it)
    Pennsylvania State Certificate and all Praxis Scores
    Two Letters of Recommendation