Bellefonte Area School District is currently accepting applications for several Paraeducator positions located in various buildings throughout the district.  


The positions are currently availalbe in the following buildings:

Marion Walker - Learning Support

Pleasant Gap - Life Skills Support

Benner - Learning Support


Paraeducators will provide academic, behavioral, and social skills support to students under the direction of the classroom teacher.  Each position will assist students in the special education and general education classrooms and provide individual student support.  


Candidiate must have Associate's Degree or 48 credits beyond High School Diploma. Candidate must be able to attach proof of degree or credits to online application.

Level: C
Hours per day: 6 hours
Days per year: 180 days per year; 9 month position
Holidays per year: 11 paid holidays


This position is in accordance with the Collective Bargaining 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.
(Information regarding clearances can be found on our website at:, Human Resources, Clearances.)


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


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


General application questions may be directed to Human Resources via email at or by calling 814-355-4814 ext. 3057.


BASD is an Equal Opportunity Employer