The Bellefonte Area School District is accepting applications for a High School Autistic Support Teacher. 


Working with secondary age students with autism and other disabilities. Responsibilities include providing academic and behavioral support in general education classes for students included in that setting. Teacher will also provide social skills instruction as well as small group language arts and mathematics instruction for students who have specific learning needs in those content areas. Individual should have knowledge and familiarity with writing and implementing Functional Behavioral Assessments and Positive Behavior Support Plans, working with para educators, transition services  and making academic accommodations and modifications as dictated by students Individualized Education Programs (IEPs). 


Special Education certification 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.


All applications need to be submitted online.  Please do not submit hard copies or email back-up documents.


Outside applicants:

Up-to-date Act 34, Act 151 and Act 114 clearances must be attached to your online application to be considered for an interview. Clearances must be for EMPLOYMENT purposes. We are not permitted to accept VOLUNTEER Clearances. Clearances more than five (5) years old will not be accepted. Instructions and links to obtain clearances can be found at, Human Resources, Clearances.


Copy of certificate, degree and transcripts showing degree conferred are required attachments. Transcripts of post-degree credits, Act 168 paperwork, physical and TB results will be required from hired candidate.


Current Staff:

You must use your district login to create an Internal account in order to apply. Click on “Internal” on the upper right of the Job Listings page then follow instructions.


Address your cover letter to:

Dr. Michelle Saylor, Superintendent of Schools

318 North Allegheny Street

Bellefonte, PA 16823


General application questions may be directed via email to


BASD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.