General McLane School District — located in Erie County, PA — is an equal opportunity educational institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or handicap in its activities, programs or employment practices as required by Title VI, Title IX and Section 504.
For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact Richard Scaletta, Title IX Coordinator, or Jeffrey Fox, Section 504 Coordinator, at the Education Center, 11771 Edinboro Road, Edinboro, PA 16412 (814) 273-1033, ext.5900. For information regarding services, activities and facilities that are accessible to and useable by handicapped persons, contact Jeffrey Fox.
Named one of 100 best school districts in the nation by Offspring: The Magazine of Smart Parenting, the General McLane School District educates and serves students from a 117 square mile area, as well as tuition students, at four schools. The Erie County district currently employs 172 teachers and an additional 151 employees which include transportation, custodial, maintenance, clerical and administrative staff. While the geographic area is classified as rural, the presence of Edinboro University in the district contributes to a unique student body. General McLane offers schools with strong academics in Erie, PA with approximately 8.5% of the student body being classified, according to Pennsylvania standards, as mentally gifted (Intelligence Quotient equal to 130 or greater). This compares to a national incidence of 2%. Approximately 73% of students pursue a four-year college program after graduation while another 12-15% pursue two-year programs. General McLane students have consistently scored above the state and national average on the Scholastic Aptitude Test. All this makes for a stimulating and challenging environment in which to learn, which makes General McLane School District one of the best schools in Erie County, Pa.
Application Procedure A complete application packet for any instructional position or substitute position includes the Standard Pennsylvania Teaching Application, copies of transcript listing student teaching grade, PA teaching certificate, three clearances (Child Abuse, Criminal and Fingerprint) that are current within one year and letters of recommendation or credential packet. Complete packets should be mailed to:
Mrs. Marissa Orbanek
General McLane School District
11771 Edinboro Road
Edinboro, PA 16412
Securing proper clearances is part of any positions application process. Currently three clearances are required, a Criminal Background Check (paper copy, slower response), a Child Abuse Clearance and a FBI Fingerprint clearance(through the Department of Education only). Qualified applicants for any instructional, non-instructional or supplemental position should submit a letter of intent specifying the position and addressing qualifications, as well as the standard application, clearances, Act 126 Certificate and references. Applications must be received or postmarked no later than the indicated deadline date. Due to the large volume of applications, we do not accept applications via e-mail. Direct questions about the postings or the application procedure to (814) 273-1033 (ext. 5901).