Human Resources

The Human Resources Department supports the education program through recruitment and selection processes of highly qualified educators and support staff to fill vacant teaching, support and administrative positions. In addition, the department is responsible for conducting orientations for new employees, assisting staff with license requirements and maintenance of Individual Professional Development Plans.
As an equal opportunity employer, it is the policy of the Pickerington Local School District that no candidate for a position in the District shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, citizenship status, political affiliation, marital status or other human differences. The district has a policy of active recruitment of qualified minority candidates.

The Office of Assessment and Accountability

The Office of Assessment and Accountability works with teachers and administration in the district to ensure information and best practices are discussed and shared across the 14 school buildings. The office oversees the development and revision of job descriptions and the completion of all evaluations for all certificated employees. Additionally, the office helps to provide professional growth opportunities for all Pickerington Schools employees.

In addition, this department works with local colleges and universities to improve the experience for interns in the district as part of the field placement and/or student teaching requirements.

The HR Team

Debra Porter-Sawyer
Debra Porter-Sawyer
Human Resources Director
614.833.2110
Zack Howard
Zack Howard
Director of Accountability & Assessment
614.834.2155
Vicki Baptist
Vicki Baptist
Administrative Secretary Human Resources Department
614.834.2162
Leslie Wetmore
Leslie Wetmore
AESOP Manager and Sub Caller
614-522-0037
Nichole Walters
Nichole Walters
Administrative Secretary Human Resources Dept.
614.833.2110

Information from Human Resources

Check Current Openings

Information about all current openings in Pickerington Schools is available through the vacancy page in Applitrack.

Applications for these positions also are done through the Applitrack system.

Apply to Work in Pickerington Schools
All applications for positions within Pickerington Schools are completed through Applitrack.
Thank you for your interest in the Pickerington Local School District. We are proud that our schools and personnel are well regarded in the central Ohio area. We are looking for highly qualified professional educators and support staff who wish to be part of a system that is noted for excellence.
As an equal opportunity employer, it is the policy of the Pickerington Local School District that no candidate for a position in the District shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, citizenship status, political affiliation, marital status or other human differences. The district has a policy of active recruitment of qualified minority candidates.

The Pickerington Local School District uses an online application process for all positions.

  • Please follow the directions carefully, and complete as much of the application as possible.
  • Please do not submit additional information and/or copies to the Human Resources Department.

These items may be electronically sent via the online application process or if called for an interview, brought in at that time.

Open positions are first posted internally for current staff members. Positions not filled through this process are then noted as openings as part of the online application process.

Submitting an application on-line requires access via computer to the internet. Should you not have access to a computer, you might want to use one at your local library.

When we have a vacancy in your interest area we will screen applications on file and contact selected candidates to begin the interview process.

Applications are normally kept for only 18 months. You may update your online application with additional information at any time via the Internet.

Should you be contacted for an interview and require any special accommodations, please contact the Human Resources Department at 614-833-2110. This information will be used only in a manner consistent with the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Chapter 4112 of the Ohio Revised Code.

Thank you again for your interest in our fine school system and best wishes as you pursue your career.

 

Substitute Teachers and Administrators

Persons wishing to substitute for Pickerington Schools should contact Bobbi Williams at the Fairfield County Educational Service Center, 740.653.3193, to begin the application and approval process.

The Educational Service Center will forward approved names to our district for approval by the Board of Education.

Substitute pay is subject to all applicable federal, state and local taxes. Additional deductions will be taken for State Teachers Retirement System contributions and Medicare tax.

Those approved by the Board of Education will be set up in the Automated Substitute Placement & Absence Management (AESOP) system.

Substitutes should dress in a style that reflects good grooming and professionalism.

Effective Oct. 6, 2016, substitute teacher daily rate of pay is $105, pro-rated for half-day assignments. Starting with the 21st day of subbing (based on a full work day) during a given school year, the substitute rate is increased be $115.

Substitutes assigned to one specific teaching position shall, after 60 consecutive days (long-term), will be placed on the teacher’s salary schedule at the BA-0 salary level.

The pay rate for retired substitute teachers will be at $115 per day. Starting with the 21st day, the rate will be $125 (based on a full work day).

Payment on the teacher’s salary schedule for long-term assignments will not be retro-active to the first day of substituting.

Substitute teachers and substitute administrators are paid on the 5th and 20th of each month, pending submission of days worked.

Substitute teachers and substitute administrators will be contacted by the district’s AESOP manager if his/her Child Abuse Reporting document needs to be updated for record purposes.

Substitute placement for the school district does not imply permanent employment with the district.

Substitutes are used on an “as-needed” basis, and implies no guarantee to any specific number of days of substituting. The school district reserves the right to determine its specific needs for substitute employees.

Volunteer In Our Schools

We are always interested in having parents and other community members volunteer in our schools for a variety of tasks, in and out of the classroom!

Individuals interested in volunteering in our schools must fill out an application and submit it to a building principal.

Those seeking additional volunteer service opportunities may want to consider serving with AmeriCorps as a K-5 Math Tutor, providing math intervention to PLSD students in our primary grades. For information, check out this AmeriCorps flier.

Salary Schedules

Teacher salary schedules

Substitute pay schedule

Support Staff

Collective Bargaining Agreements

Master agreements with the Pickerington Education Association

2015-2018 master agreement

2013-15 master agreement

2011-13 master agreement

2008-10 master agreement

Master agreement with the Pickerington Support Staff Association 

2017-20 master agreement

2015-17 master agreement