Requirements for School Employees:

Background checks must be processed under EMPLOYMENT

  1. PA State Police Criminal History Check (Please pick “Employment” for Purpose of Request)
  2. PA Child Abuse History Certification   (Please pick option that starts with ” Individual 14 years of age or older who is applying for or holding a paid position as an employee with a program, activity or service, as a person responsible for the child’s welfare or having direct contact with children…”
  3. FBI Federal Check with Fingerprinting  SERVICE CODE:  1KG6TR 
  4. Signed Code of Pastoral Conduct  or Signed Code of Pastoral Conduct in Spanish
  5. Safe Environment Training
    • VIRTUS Protecting God’s Children Program
    • VIRTUS Mandated and Ethical Reporter Training
  6. Act 24 Report and Certification Form
  7. Act 168 Disclosure Release
  8. “Save a Life: Recognizing & Responding to Anaphylaxis” Training through FARE

In addition to above, Paid Coaches require (renewed annually):

  1. Certificate of Completion for Concussion Awareness
  2. Sudden Cardiac Arrest Form

Background Checks are valid for FIVE (5) years.

Safe Environment Continued Training is completed on your online VIRTUS account annually in May.

 

New Teacher Hires:

The following must be submitted to the Catholic Schools Office:

Catholic-Schools@DioceseofScranton.org

  1. Application for Teaching Position
  2. Resume
  3. Academic Records (originals – college and graduate levels only)
  4. Three letters of reference (including applicant’s pastor letter)
  5. Pennsylvania State Certification(s) (originals must be presented at interview, copies may be submitted)

Please upload all documents to the Safe Environment Office