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Director of Special Education
Hopewell Area School District seeks a Director of Special Education (Act 93 position) to develop, coordinate, supervise and evaluate the District’s special education program.   Candidate must be thoroughly knowledgeable of and had experience implementing all of the regulations, policies and procedures associated with IDEA and PA Chapters 14 and 16.  Reporting directly to the Superintendent, this administrative level position will have overall responsibility for a myriad of programs associated with the delivery of services to identified students throughout the District.  Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.  All resumes submitted by February 10, 2024 will be reviewed; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume including three references to:  Nancy Barber, Secretary to the Superintendent, Hopewell Area School District, 2354 Brodhead Road, Aliquippa, PA 15001 or by sending to [email protected] by email.  EOE.

Health Suite Assistant
Health Suite Assistant, LPN or RN, to assist Certified School Nurse ($18.58/Hr, 7.5 Hrs/Day).  Must be registered in PA and have up-to-date federal and state clearances. Interested candidates should forward a letter of interest, resume, certification and clearances to Nancy Barber, Hopewell Area School District, 2354 Brodhead Road, Aliquippa, PA  15001 or [email protected].   EOE.

Bus/Van Drivers and Monitors

The Hopewell Area SD has immediate bus and van driver positions available. The district also offers free on-site training to obtain CDL credentials!

School Bus Drivers – Multiple Positions Available

Substitute School Bus Driver - $22.80/Hour

Full-Time Bus Drivers - $23.40/Hour

Full-Time Van Drivers - $20.42

Full-Time Bus Monitors - $19.42

Flexible Schedule  - Morning and Afternoon Shifts available.

If you have addition questions, please contact: Carl Platko, Transportation Director at (724) 375-3606.

Teaching Positions
Elementary Music Teacher
Elementary Music Teacher applications are now being accepted through the PAeducator.net portal. Applications will be accepted through the district's PAeducator.net advertisement through February 21, 2024. 

Substitute Teachers
Anyone wishing to be a substitute teacher will need to apply through Kelly Education.  Click on the link to complete the inquiry form and a Kelly Education Recruiter will follow up with you: Kelly Education Inquiry Form  or call 800-991-5157, Option 2 and/or email your resume to [email protected]  This District will work with substitutes to accommodate schedules as best as possible.

Substitute Custodians
Immediate need for substitute custodians.  Please contact District Office for additional information.  724-375-6691 x3009.  Starting wage is $13.00 per hour.

Food Service Substitute Positions

Hopewell Area School District is currently hiring Substitute Food Service Workers. These positions are on-call positions used for filling in as needed in the cafeterias to cover employee call offs with most shifts being between 2-4 hours per day when needed. Applicants need to be available to work Monday thru Friday, pass state and federal clearances, and be easily reached by phone.

Interested Applicants should apply at the District's Central Office located at 2354 Brodhead Road (in front of the Jr. High School). Any questions, please contact the Food Service Director, Casey Kline at (724) 375-6863.

The District is currently looking for paraprofessionals.  The application can be found online or by contacting Nancy Barber at 724-375-6691 x3009

No positions are currently available.

Application for all support staff and summer workers. Support Staff Job Application


To apply for professional employment opportunities within the Hopewell Area School District, please follow the directions provided on the PA-Educator website.

All Hopewell Area School District professional positions, unless advertised otherwise, shall be awarded to candidates in the PA-Educator applicant pool. Please do not mail duplicate application packets directly to the Hopewell Area School District. Unsolicited application materials cannot be acknowledged or returned.

As a courtesy to qualified residents and alumni, letters of interest accompanied with a copy of Pennsylvania certification are accepted by mail. However, residents and alumni are also required to register with PA-Educator at   www.pa-educator.net   for consideration for positions.


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