Wissahickon School District is a home for the best and brightest individuals who are dedicated to student success. Wissahickon School District is a thriving suburban school district in Pennsylvania with more than 800 employees. Our professional staff is comprised of 370 full and part time certificated teachers, 309 of whom have Master’s degrees and 8 who hold Doctoral degrees.
One of the reasons why Wissahickon is a leader in education is because we value the importance of people. We believe in attracting and investing in the best and brightest people, who show energy, compassion and dedication to improving the lives of our students by facilitating their academic achievement and individual well being. We stress professionalism and teamwork in everything we do in order to exceed community expectations and deliver an outstanding educational program.
In return, Wissahickon is committed to supporting its employees by providing a supportive and professionally rewarding environment. In our six schools, we have a mix of long-term employees, who have invested 15+ years to the District, and many new employees. Our new hires are quickly welcomed into the school community, finding rewarding professional and personal relationships. We provide competitive wages, excellent benefits, a supportive team environment and training programs that are second to none.
The Wissahickon School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or Vietnam-era veteran status in employment, educational programs, and activities.
The Wissahickon School District is pleased to inform you of the District's affiliation with the Delaware Valley Minority Student Achievement Consortium [DVMSAC] through the University of Pennsylvania. We invite you to visit the DVMSAC website at https://pcel.gse.upenn.edu/programs/peec/projects.
The District is committed to the goals of this organization, and to employing personnel who will actively support initiatives associated with these goals.
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Employee Contracts- Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBA)
Cathy Rossi, Director of Personnel
Wissahickon School District is an equal opportunity employer. The District seeks to broaden and deepen the educational environment
and experience for students, staff and community by recruiting, hiring and retaining highly qualified candidates with diverse backgrounds. Wissahickon School District believes that our diversity makes us stronger. This core value is demonstrated through:
• A steadfast commitment to closing the Achievement Gap
• The realization that diversity encompasses multiple demographic characteristics
• A celebration of our differences
• A non-negotiable expectation for tolerance throughout the entire district
Wissahickon School District shall not discriminate in their educational programs, activities or employment practices based on race,
color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, ancestry or any other legally protected classification. This policy is in accordance with state and federal laws, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, The Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act. Information relative to special accommodation, grievance procedure, and the designated responsible official for compliance with Title VI, Title IX, and Section 504 may be obtained by contacting the Director of Personnel, Wissahickon School District, 601 Knight Road, Ambler, PA.
Employee contact: Cathy Rossi, Director of Personnel
Student/Parent contact: Kelle Heim-McCloskey, Director of Student Services