Update 2/8/23
According to a press conference today (2/8/23), the evacuation zones have been lifted and the road closures have been opened. All students should be able to be transported to and from school tomorrow, February 9, 2023 as normal. 
For families who chose to evacuate, absences for the remainder of the week will be considered excused. Absent students can work from Schoology, should they be able to. Families of K-4 students can either contact their child’s teacher for work or can get caught up upon their return to school. Should your family be impacted and you need assistance, please reach out to your child’s school. 


Current Openings

Elementary Autistic Support Teacher

Have a Special Education Degree?  Put it to work!  Blackhawk School District is accepting applications for  Elementary Autistic Support Teacher.  Please send PA Standard Application, resume, and clearances to Dr. Rob Postupac 500 Blackhawk Rd  Beaver Falls 15010

  Applications will be accepted until February 5, 2023
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We are seeking applicants or bids for contracted services for the position of BUSINESS MANAGER to begin as soon as possible.  

Must have experience implementing electronic budget and accounting systems, completing governmental reports including Federal, State and Local, must be proficient with Windows, Microsoft and Prosoft software and have strong communications skill with the ability to work with others in a positive manner. Prefer 3-5 years’ experience in school business management.

Questions may be directed to Dr. Makoczy, Board President:   [email protected]

Send packets to:
Blackhawk School District/ Business Manager
500 Blackhawk Rd
Beaver Falls, PA  15010

Application deadline is January 20, 2023  

Click here to view a detailed job description for BUSINESS MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTION 
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Blackhawk School District is accepting applications for the following support positions:  Second Shift Maintenance starting at $24.40 per hour and full benefits (Certification in HVAC, Plumbing or Electrical preferred). Also needed are Paraprofessional, Nurse Paraprofessional, and Substitute Custodians.  Please send resume, application, and all pertinent information to Dr. Robert Postupac, 500 Blackhawk Rd, Beaver Falls, PA  15010.  


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Day-to-Day Substitute Positions

Blackhawk School District has partnered with Kelly Educational Staffing (KES) to provide day-to-day substitute teachers and substitute paraprofessionals.


Minimum Requirements:

PA state clearances, Act 126 Mandated Reporter Training, and TB test results 


Teachers: $150.00/day

Active PA teaching certificates and inactive teaching certifications will be accepted. If you or someone you know holds a Bachelor’s degree, contact the local Kelly branch to learn more about emergency certification.


Paraprofessionals: $10.00/hour
High School Diploma

For more information or to apply to become a substitute with Kelly Educational Staffing, please call the local office at 412-788-4591 option 6, email your resume to[email protected] or apply online at www.teachpittsburgh.com. We look forward to speaking with you!


Any applicant for a Blackhawk School District position must complete the Act 168 - Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release as part of application submittal. Applications received without a Release will not be considered.
Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release Form & Directions (Act 168)

We accept applications for all teaching positions throughout the school year and keep them on file for one year. All applications for teaching positions should be submitted to Blackhawk School District, 500 Blackhawk Road, Beaver Falls, PA 15010 and contain the following:

Child Abuse Clearance
Criminal Record Check
FBI Fingerprinting Clearance
Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release Form **New as of January 1, 2015**
If you are interested in applying for a custodial, maintenance, paraprofessional, secretary, nurse, or lunch monitor position, please fill out the appropriate application below. Be sure to include your Child Abuse Clearance, Criminal Record Check, and FBI Fingerprinting Clearance and Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release with your application. Website links to these clearances can be found at the top of this page. Please submit applications and clearances to:

Blackhawk School District
500 Blackhawk Road
Beaver Falls, PA 15010

We are always accepting applications for cafeteria employees, lunch monitors, substitute custodians and secretaries.  Please use the Support Staff Application above.

Applications will be kept for one year. The Blackhawk School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, and handicap in its activities, programs, or employment practices as required by Title VI, Title IX, and section 504.
The following clearances are required to work or volunteer in the Blackhawk School District. 

FBI Criminal History Check 

Please use the website for this clearance, not the fingerprint card by mail.  


$22.60  fee required

Login using Service Code: 1KG6XN

Go to Schedule or Manage Appointment and complete the online form to register for an appointment.

The staff at the location will perform the fingerprint scan and provide you with a receipt containing a Universal Enrollment ID (UEID).  

Please  provide the District with a copy of your receipt/UEID so HR may retrieve your results.  

Pennsylvania Criminal History Check 

Please use the website for this clearance, not the printed form.


$22 fee required (Fee waived for volunteers only)


Go to “New Record” and follow the instructions through to the Certification Page. Once the Search Results Table appears, click on the Control Number (write down the Control Number for future reference). The Record Check Details page will be opened - click on the Certification Page to access and print your clearance. The Record Check Details page is only a receipt and not acceptable as a clearance.


Print 2 Certification Pages, keep one for yourself and submit the other to the District.


Pennsylvania Child Abuse Certification 

Please use the website for this clearance, not the printed form.

$8 fee required (Fee waived for volunteers only)

Create an account, or log in if you already have an account, and complete the online application.  You will be able to retrieve your results through your online account once they are available.  

Print 2 copies of your certification page - provide one copy to HR and keep the other for your records. 

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