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

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,

Substitute Teachers
Pennsylvania certified teachers interested in day-to-day substitute teaching please note:

Deer Lakes School District utilizes Source4Teachers for substitute teachers. 
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

Director of Technology opening at Deer Lakes School District (Immediate opening)

Degree in Business Administration, Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, other applicable degrees or an equivalent combination of experience and education.  Experienced leader (5 years minimum) with demonstrated record of successful execution of programs, strategies and initiatives.  Experience in a school setting is desirable, specifically technology and information systems planning to support goals, technology leadership experience required.  Please see attached link for full job description.
Send cover letter, resume, Act 24, 34, 114 and 151 clearances, salary requirements to Dr. Janell Logue-Belden, Superintendent   Deadline: August 13, 2018
Director of Technology Job Description


Special Education Student Aide - Experience with children with Autism, Intellectual, Learning, Physical, and Emotional Disabilities.  College Degree or an Associate’s Degree, and/or Certification Preferred.   Position is contained in the ESPA bargaining unit and salary and benefits are per contract.  If only a High School diploma, must pass entry test. 


Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.


Send classified application (found on this page,) resume, and letter of interest to Dr. Janell Logue-Belden, Superintendent, DLSD, 19 East Union Rd. Cheswick, PA 15024.  

Substitute Bus Drivers

Could lead to full-time status in the future; Competitive sub rate pay; Will train for CDL Class B License; Drug & alcohol free work place; Must be of good character & have clean driving record.

Download the substitute bus driver application and mail it to:

Dr. Janell Logue-Belden - Superintendent Deer Lakes School Dist.
19 East Union Road
Cheswick, PA 15024

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

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