Bellefonte School District

Special Education Teacher - Benner Elementary (1820)

Job Posting

Job Details

TitleSpecial Education Teacher - Benner Elementary
Posting ID1820

The Bellefonte Area School District is accepting applications for an Elementary Special Education Teacher at Benner Elementary.  


This posistion serves students in grades K-5 that are identified as special education students.  The primary caseload is learning support, but this position may also provide itinerant emotional support and autistic support based on students' needs.  


Candidates must have good communication skills and the ability to develop a good working relationship with staff, students, and parents. The candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing Individualized Education Plans for eligible students and creating a learning environment that supports the academic, social, and  emotional needs of students.   The candidate should also have demonstrated success in utilizing data to drive classroom instruction and in developing instructional plans. Exceptional skills in classroom management and progress monitoring are required.


Recent graduates are welcome to apply. Attachment of PRAXIS and Letter of Eligibility from graduating college/university is required in lieu of PA Certificate until actual PA Certificate is available.


This position is in accordance with the Collective Barganing Agreement.


Outside applicants:
-Current Clearances Required (within past 5 years)
*Act 34 (Criminal History)
*Act 114 (FBI Fingerprint)
*Act 151 (PA Child Abuse)

Clearances must be attached to your online application to be considered for an interview. Clearances MUST be for employment. Volunteer clearances will not be accepted.

Current staff:
Please click on the INTERNAL button and follow the outlined steps.

The hired candidate will be required the following upon hire:

*Act 168 paperwork
*Current physical (within past year of hire start date)
*Current TB test (within past 3 months of hire start date)

Address your cover letter to:
Mrs. Tammie Burnaford, Superintendent
Bellefonte Area School District
318 North Allegheny Street
Bellefonte, PA 16823

General application questions may be directed to Human Resources at

BASD is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangeIn accordance with Collective Bargaining Agreement / Per Year
LocationBenner Elementary School

Applications Accepted

Start Date08/23/2021
End Date11/10/2021

Job Contact

NameJennifer ButterworthTitleDirector of Special Education
Emailjbutterworth@basd.netPhone814-355-4814 ext 3021