Philadelphia, PA 19130
Office of Talent
Opportunities abound in The School District of Philadelphia for forward-thinking administrators and educators. The School District of Philadelphia is committed to transforming the education opportunities it offers the city’s 200,000 school-aged children. Located in a historic and culturally rich setting, we are a racially and ethnically diverse community committed to education. The District seeks leaders who have a passion for working with students, schools, and communities and who are committed to ensuring all students achieve. Serving a population as diverse as ours requires creativity, commitment, and vision.
The School District of Philadelphia is committed to making our schools great because our students, their families, and the community deserve our very best. Our citizens deserve great schools. Families deserve great schools for their children. Students deserve high-quality education that ensures they graduate from high school ready to succeed. Thank you for your interest in joining us in this effort!
Explore each section below to learn more about our available opportunities and the education process.
Act 15 (formerly known as Act 153): Amended Background Check Requirements
(formerly known as Act 153): Amended Background Check Requirements
Recent updates to the Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law require school district employees to obtain criminal background checks (state and federal) and child abuse clearances on a regular basis. The three required clearances are as follows:
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A Call to Action!
The School District of Philadelphia is seeking exceptional educators who want to make a difference by continuing to serve as teachers. We want you to consider returning to the classroom to support students who need you. Your experience and expertise will help ensure students across the city receive the high-quality instruction they deserve.
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The School District of Philadelphia seeks leaders with creativity, commitment, and vision to lead our schools. Learn more about our principal opportunities click here.
For leaders interested in supporting our schools in administrative positions, view our list of central office opportunties click here.
The School District of Philadelphia invites qualified candidates to apply for school-based positions. These positions vary. Please read the requirements and application procedures carefully. Typically, school-based positions do not require an instructional certificate, click here.
The School District of Philadelphia seeks teachers to join in the effort to deliver on the right of every child to an excellent education. Join us in this effort to make our schools great. Learn more about teaching opportunities, click here.
For former Teachers see if you qualify for Restoration to Service.
Part-time/Extracurricular PositionsThe School District of Philadelphia invites qualified candidates to apply for part-time/extracurricular positions. These positions vary. Please read the requirements and application procedures carefully. Typically, these positions do not require an instructional certificate.
We are pleased to welcome newly hired staff to The School District of Philadelphia! Visit our Hiring Documents page for directions on how to access the clearances and paperwork required for employment with the District.
The School District of Philadelphia does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, or disability.
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