• Along with the TalentEd online application, all Applicants must upload the following through TalentEd:

    • TB Test – PPD/Mantoux, dated within the past three (3) months
      • Test result within twelve (12) months may be accepted if the physician provides a written statement that tests conducted too close together may result in a false positive, provides the date of the last TB test, and attests the individual is free from TB.  
    • Act 114 FBI Fingerprint Clearance – dated within the past twelve (12) months
    • Act 34 Pennsylvania Criminal History Clearance – dated within the past twelve (12) months
    • Act 151 Child Abuse History Clearance – dated within the past twelve (12) months

    Instructions for all Clearances may be found at: "Clearance Information"

    • Act 168 Form(s) for all present employment and for all previous employment that involved direct contact with children
    • PDE-6004 Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form

    Certified Substitute Teachers must also submit via TalentEd:

    • Copy of PA Teaching Certificate
    • Copy of Transcript(s)
    • Praxis Test Results

    Emergency Permit Substitute Teachers must also submit official college transcripts via TalentEd .

    If you hold a Bachelor's Degree in any area, you can be issued an Emergency Permit to Substitute Teach.

     Substitute Nurses Under an Emergency Permit must also submit a copy of your valid PA Registered Nurse License via TalentEd

     There is a required $5.00 Emergency Permit fee (cash or money order made payable to the Northampton Area School District) upon application in the TIMS system.  Please review Getting Started with TIMS and Emergency Permit Procedures.

     Substitute Support Staff (Secretaries, Instructional Assistants, Hall and Lunch Monitors, Custodians, and Security Guards) must also submit a current resume with references via TalentEd.