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Application Process

Thank you for your interest in employment with Upper Darby School District or for your interest in serving as a volunteer. To be considered for an Administrative, Professional, or Support position, we require applicants to complete an online application by clicking here.  To be considered as a volunteer, please contact the principal of the school where you wish to volunteer.

Please note: All potential employment candidates and those interested in volunteering in our schools will be required to provide Act 34 PA State Police Criminal Background Checks, Act 151 Childline Clearance (Child Abuse), Act 114 FBI Criminal Clearance (Fingerprinting), and Act 82 Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification. 

Links for required background clearances:

When applying online using the link above, on the gray toolbar, click "record check", choose "new record".  Follow instructions filling out application and making payment.  The cost is $8.00 for employees. There is no cost for volunteers only.  After completing the application and making payment, a box will appear that contains:  Control #, Name, etc.  Click on the Control #.  Then click on the Certification Form.  Print the Form, as this is your background clearance, and submit to the District at the address below.

FBI clearance can be done online or by phone (888-439-2486).  If done online by clicking the link above, choose Pennsylvania, the PDE.  Click on "Register On-Line." Complete the information form.  For "reason fingerprinted," choose "School District."  After completing the form, make payment of $27.00.  After your registration is complete and payment is made, print out your receipt. Go to one of the designated fingerprint collection locations.  The closest one to our district is the Delaware County Intermediate Unit.  The DCIU requires an appointment, and the online registration must be completed prior to your appointment.  You must bring identification to your appointment.  After the fingerprinting is complete, your receipt can be used by the District to obtain your clearance.

You must create an account and establish a log-in to apply online using the link above.  Once you have established an account, you may apply for the child abuse clearance by following the instructions.  The cost of the clearance is $8.00 for employees.  There is no cost for volunteers.  You will receive a confirmation email upon completion of your application and after payment is made.  Print your child abuse clearance and submit to the District's Office of Personnel at the address below. 

 Print and complete the form and submit to the District Office of Personnel at the address below.


For questions regarding the application for employment process or clearance required for employment or volunteer service, please contact:

jcouncil 75x75Dr. John Council
Assistant Superintendent of Personnel
Upper Darby School District
4611 Bond Avenue
Drexel Hill, PA 19026






All Pennsylvania employers must withhold Earned Income Taxes for employees based on where the reside and where they work.  Upper Darby School District is required by the State of Pennsylvania to require each employee to complete a Certificate of Residence form.  This form provides information to help identify the political subdivisions where the employee lives and works.  This form must be updated any time an employee has a change of address.

Local Earned Income Tax Residency Certification Form

How to Locate the Municipality of Your Residence

Visit PA's municipal tax information website

Select "Find Your Municipality" and Enter Your Address

How to Find Your Muncipality's PSD Code

Access the Act 32 PSD Codes Spreadsheet

Find your County and Municipality and locate the six-digit PSD Code to the right

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