Deer Lakes

School District

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in Deer Lakes School District. We welcome your employment inquiry. All vacancies are posted in-house and on the District web site as positions become available. Applications for Support Services Applicants are kept on file for a period of one year and are reviewed by the administration as vacancies occur.

Job openings are listed below. 

If you are thinking of volunteering for the district, please click here for important information regarding required clearances. 

Employment Information and Classified Application

Pennsylvania Certified Teacher Applicants
Deer Lakes School District no longer accepts unsolicited applications for teaching positions. We will be accepting applications for professional positions via the PA-Educator website. We would encourage all applicants to follow the directions provided on the PA-Educator website,

Substitutes: Teachers, Secretaries, Special Education Student Aides (Paraprofessionals,) Hall Monitors, and Custodians
Teachers, secretaries, special education student aides, hall monitors, and custodians interested in day-to-day substitute work please note: 

Deer Lakes School District utilizes Source4Teachers for the substitutes listed above. 

Contact Ashley Shaner at 412-394-5502 or

Support Services Applicants (Food Service Staff and Bus Drivers)
Deer Lakes School District employs food service staff and bus drivers. If you are interested in an application, please click here:
Completed classified applications can be e-mailed to or mailed to:

Mrs. Virginia C. Pompe
Deer Lakes School District
19 East Union Road
Cheswick, PA 15024

All employees are required to present three clearances before beginning employment. For information on how to apply for clearances, please click here. Deer Lakes School District will not discriminate in its education program activities or employment practices based on race, color, national origin, gender, religion, ancestry, disability, union membership or any other legal protected classification. Announcement of this policy is in accordance with state and federal laws, including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Sections 5043 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the America with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Current Job Openings

Job Vacancies

Network Technician – The Deer Lakes School District seeks a Network Technician (12 month position) to oversee the Deer Lakes School District network infrastructure. The successful candidate will have experience with switching and routing, computers, and Tier 1 and Tier 2 support. College Associate or Bachelor’s degree required. Send resume, 3 current letters of reference, current Act 34, 151, and 114 clearances, salary requirement and DL classified application (found on to: Dr. Janell Logue-Belden, Superintendent, Deer Lakes School District, 19 East Union Road, Cheswick, PA 15024.     EOE


Network Technician


Reports to: Director of Information Technology

Description: This individual will be responsible for overseeing the Deer Lakes School District network infrastructure. Additionally, this person will provide Tier 1 and Tier 2 technical assistance to students, faculty, and administrators of the district via phone, remote desktop, and in person settings.

Technical Skills and/or Certifications Required: Cisco, Extreme, and 3com networking, Windows 7 and 10 administration, Google administration, Windows Server 2008 and up administration, VMware administration, computer troubleshooting and repair, experience with Extreme wireless equipment or Avaya telephone a plus. Experience with Netapp storage and multimedia, projectors, soundboards a plus. Preference will be given to those with Google certs and experience in education technology.

Required Education: Associates degree in network administration, computer repair, or systems administration required.  Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, or network administration preferred.

Required Experience: 1-3 years’ experience working with virtual servers, troubleshooting hardware and software, Windows 7 and up and Office and Google Suite, and basic networking and systems administration required. Experience working in a school district technology department a plus and must be an independent worker who can handle multiple tasks in a team-oriented environment.


Substitute Bus Driver Application (.pdf)


Substitute Positions with the Deer Lakes School District
The following substitute positions are currently available:
  • Teachers (All Subject Areas)
  • School Nurses (Substitute pay rate - $95 per day)
  • Secretaries
  • Substitute Special Education Student Aides
  • Food Service Workers (Substitute pay rate - $12 per hour)
  • Bus Drivers
  • Hall Monitors
  • Playground and Cafeteria Supervisors
  • Crossing Guards
  • Custodians and General Cleaner (Substitute pay rate - $12 per hour)

Contact Deer Lakes School District Employment Offices

19 East Union Road
Cheswick, PA 15024
Phone: 724.265.5300 
Fax: 724.265.5025

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday:
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Quick Contacts

Secretary to the Superintendent: Virginia Pompe
Phone: 724.265.5300 Ext. 1212

Assistant Superintendent:
Bobbi-Ann Barnes
Phone: 724.265.5300 Ext. 1213

Secretary to the Assistant Superintendent and Business Manager and PIMS Coordinator:  Monica Malley


Phone: 724-265-5300 Ext. 1219

Payroll/Benefits Coordinator: Janene Pacek
Phone: 724.265.5300 Ext. 1217