Employment Opportunities





The Steel Valley School District is looking for passionate professionals who are dedicated to improvement and teamwork.  District enrollment is 1,300 students.  Available positions include Principal (elementary or middle school), Director/Supervisor of Pupil Services and Special Education, and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Coordinator.

Principal (elementary or middle school)

Principal Requirements: Principal K-12 certification, curriculum deployment expertise, and expertise in instructional methodologies.  Preferred: 5+ years of previous building management experience at either the elementary or middle school level, and demonstrable success in improving student achievement and attendance.

Director/Supervisor of Pupil Services and Special Education 

Requirements: Supervisor of Special Education certification and either Supervisor of Pupil Services certification or Superintendent certification.  Preferred: 5+ years of supervisory or administrative experience, and demonstrable success with important job components such as LRE, disproportionality and PBIS.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Coordinator [PDF]

The successful candidate must possess a strong set of complementary skills in order to effect the changes needed for historically disadvantaged student groups.  The full job description and requirements can be found on our website at: https:/steelvalleysd.org/district/employment-postings.

Reporting to the Superintendent and a member of the Act 93 group, this position will design and implement DEI efforts, support the A-TSI plans in the Middle School and High School, and help shape a healthy and inclusive culture where everyone can grow and thrive. Assists schools in addressing the needs of students and families from historically marginalized backgrounds. The incumbent possesses a deep understanding of diversity challenges and an ability to lead systemic change. The DEI Coordinator is a thought leader and influencer, skilled at creating and maintaining positive and productive relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

Reports To: Superintendent


  1. Graduate degree in a related field of study (Psychology, Human Resources, School Counseling, Multi-cultural Education, Social Work, Organizational Development, Communications, etc.).
  2. Extensive knowledge and understanding of issues and concerns of historically marginalized groups.
  3. Excellent interpersonal skills and cultural competencies in order to interact with and gain the trust of a wide range of individuals, including staff and administrators.'
  4. Outstanding communication and presentation skills as well as overall aptitude for understanding and communicating about complex and sensitive diversity, equity and inclusion topics in ways that are interesting and relevant to a wide range of audiences.
  5. Experience using quantitative and/or qualitative data to assess initiatives and inform decision-making.
  6. Strong organizational skills and the ability to engage in multiple tasks at the same time.
  7. Ability to forge strategic alliances within the community to further the district’s diversity goals and objectives.
  8. Self-motivator, independent, cooperative, flexible, creative, and responsible.
  9. Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, Access, Excel and Outlook, and willingness to experiment and work with new technologies.
  10. Knowledge of applicable federal, state and district regulations and guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provide guidance and consult with staff and administrators on a broad range of strategies, opportunities and initiatives that will further diversity, equity and inclusion within the SVSD community.
  2. In collaboration with stakeholders across the district and from the community, inform the continued development and implementation of A-TSI plans.
  3. In collaboration with stakeholders across the district and from the community, lead the development and execution of a DEI plan.
  4. Work with school PBIS teams to support DEI plan implementation.
  5. Recommend policies, procedures and/or district actions to help meet the goals and objectives of the DEI plan.
  6. Cultivate a responsive, welcoming and inclusive school culture for staff, students, families and community members.
  7. Support the use of culturally responsive pedagogy, practice and curriculum.
  8. Design and coordinate DEI learning opportunities for staff.
  9. Facilitate equity-related conversations and provide coaching support to individuals and groups regarding interactions across lines of difference and potential conflicts.
  10. Develop metrics and systems to evaluate progress and measure the impact of diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts, including how to report on successes and stories to the SVSD community.
  11. Act as a trusted advisor and coach to administrators and teachers, helping to build empathy and cultural competence with the goal of improving leadership, management, teaching and learning.
  12. Support the attraction, retention, and development of an engaged, diverse workforce at all levels throughout the district.
  13. Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements:

  1. Current Act 114, Act 34 and Act 151 required prior to an offer of employment (must be dated within 1 year of hire date).

Working Conditions:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Be able to lift or carry up to 25 pounds.
  2. Be able to bend or twist at the neck and back.
  3. Specific vision includes peripheral vision and close vision.
  4. Be able to stand for extended periods throughout the day.
  5. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

Disclaimer: The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Coordinator.

Approved by the Steel Valley Board of School Directors at its meeting on January 28, 2021.

Send letter of interest, resume, standard application, transcripts, current clearances and credentials to hrsupport@steelvalleysd.org.  

Deadline April 18, 2021. EOE


The Steel Valley School District is accepting applications for Full-time Districtwide Custodians.  Additional information may be obtained by visiting the District’s website at www.steelvalleysd.org, and selecting the “District” tab and clicking “Employment / Posting” or by calling the Business Office at 412-464-3600, ext. 1800.  Support Staff Applications can be received at Steel Valley School District located at 220 East Oliver Road, Munhall, PA  15120 or uploaded to hrsupport@steelvalleysd.org. EOE


The Steel Valley School District is in urgent need of paraeducators and substitute paraeducators for our district.  If you are highly qualified or have an associate’s degree or higher and enjoy working with and supporting students with disabilities in the school setting, you are invited to submit your application to hrsupport@steelvalleysd.org

Substitute Teachers

If you are looking for a great educational institution to teach at…look no further!  The Steel Valley School District is in the process of hiring professional substitute teachers at $120 per day.

We are looking for dedicated professionals who are passionate about helping students learn and grow.  Steel Valley School District serves the boroughs of Homestead, Munhall and West Homestead and is just a little over seven miles from downtown Pittsburgh.  The service area covers 3.78 square miles.  The District has two elementary schools (Barrett and Park), Steel Valley Middle School and Steel Valley Senior High School with a combined student population of 1,500.

“Steel Valley is a growing hub of curriculum and technology innovation.  We embody teamwork and encourage bold thinking. Come and work with the Ironmen!  Stated Edward Wehrer, Superintendent.

Substitute Secretaries, Paraprofessionals, Custodians
and Cafeteria Workers

The Steel Valley School District is accepting applications for substitute teachers, secretaries, paraprofessionals, custodians and cafeteria workers. Applications and additional information may be obtained at www.steelvalleysd.org, select the “District” tab and clicking “Employment / Posting” or by calling the Business Office at 412-464-3600, ext. 1800. Applications and resumes can be received at Steel Valley School District located at 220 East Oliver Road, Munhall, PA 15120 or uploaded to hrsupport@steelvalleysd.org. EOE

Ready to get to work?

The School District of Steel Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer in conformance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

Updated:  April 7, 2021

Steel Valley School District uses the PA Standard Application for professional positions.

Standard Application For Teaching Positions in Pennsylvania Public Schools [PDF]

Support Staff Application [PDF]

Act 34 Act 114 and Act 151 Background Check

Clearance Information [PDF]

Steel Valley Volunteers

Please complete the appropriate application then send it to:

Professional Personnel Applications

Email to: HRsupport@steelvalleysd.org

Classified Personnel Applications
(Secretary, Custodian, Para-professional, Food Service, Aides, Monitors)

Send to:

Steel Valley School District
Business Office
220 East Oliver Road
Munhall, PA  15120

Phone: 412.464.3600

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