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 Matthew Lane, Title IX Coordinator, or William Fendya, 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 William Fendya.
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.
January 26, 2018: Starting in early Spring, General McLane School District will be switching to an online application system for teacher applications. All applicants who wish to apply must do so via the online system.
Securing proper clearances is part of any positions application process. Currently six clearances are required:
- Act 34: Criminal Background Check (paper copy, slower response)
- Act 151: Child Abuse History Clearance
- Act 114: FBI Fingerprint Clearance (Service Code: 1KG6XN) * please see note below on specific instructions to do this at the IU5
- Act 24: PDE Form 6004
- Act 168: Sexual Misconduct / Abuse Disclosure Form (Directions/Procedures)
- Act 126: Recognizing & Reporting Child Abuse Certification for Applicants
*Note: Fingerprinting at IU5 will be different effective October 12, 2020. Please read this document for specific instructions on these changes.
Qualified applicants for any instructional, non-instructional or supplemental position should submit:
- A letter of intent specifying the position and addressing qualifications
- The standard application (Instructional Applications (online) / Non-Instructional Applications)
- Health and TB Form
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.
Applications are also available at the Dr. Therese T. Walter Education Center and the Service Center.