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How to Apply

Here’s how to apply for a position with The Learning Lamp.

We post positions online via PAEducator.net, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, and occasionally advertise in local newspapers. To apply for a position, please follow these simple steps:

  • Complete our job application (or submit a resume)
  • Complete Act 168 Form
  • Email your completed application (or resume) and Act 168 form to jobs@thelearninglamp.org. Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line.
  • You may also mail or fax your completed application (or resume) and Act 168 form to: The Learning Lamp 2025 Bedford Street Johnstown, PA 15904 Fax: 814-262-0837

Teacher applicants should also include a copy of your teaching certificate, current Act 34 and 151 clearances, and FBI background check.

Employment Application

An Equal Opportunity Employer
The Learning Lamp is an equal opportunity employer. This application will not be used for limiting or excluding any applicant from consideration for employment on a basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the organization.

Contact Information

How were you referred to The Learning Lamp?
Position(s) applying for:
Are you applying for:  Temporary work (such as summer or holiday work) Regular part-time work Regular full-time work
What days and hours are you available for work?
If hired, on what date can you start working?
Can you work evenings?
Desired Salary

Personal Information

Have you ever applied to / worked for The Learning Lamp before?
Do you have any friends, relatives, or acquaintances working for The Learning Lamp?
If hired, would you have transportation to/from work?
Are you over the age of 18? (If under 18, hire is subject to verification of minimum legal age.)
If hired, would you be able to present evidence of your U.S. citizenship or proof of your legal right to work in the United States?
Are you able to perform the essential functions of the job for which you are applying, either with / without reasonable accommodation?
Note: The Learning Lamp complies with the American Disabilities Act (ADA) and considers reasonable accommodation measures that may be necessary for eligible applicants/employees to perform essential functions. It is possible that a hire may be tested on skill/agility and may be subject to a medical examination conducted by a medical professional.

Have you ever been convicted of a criminal offense (felony or misdemeanor?)
Please include nature of the crime(s), when and where convicted, and disposition of the case.
Note: No applicant will be denied employment solely on the grounds of conviction of a criminal offense. The date of the offense, the nature of t he offense, including any significant details that affect the description of the event, the surrounding circumstances and the relevance of the offense to the position(s) applied for may, however be considered.

Education, Training, and Experience

High School
Vocational School
Please check any of the following clearances that have been submitted within the past year:  FBI Child Abuse Criminal History
Have you had a TB test within the past year?
Have you had a physical conducted by a medical doctor within the past year?
Do you have a teaching certificate?
Do you have any other experience, training, qualifications, or skills which you feel should be brought to our attention, in the case that they make you especially suited for working with us?

Employment History

Are you currently employed?

Below, please describe past and present employment positions, dating back five years. Please account for all periods of unemployment.

Most Recent or Current Employer

Start Date
End Date
May we contact this employer for references?

Next Most Recent Employer

Start Date
End Date
May we contact this employer for references?

Third Most Recent Employer

Start Date
End Date
May we contact this employer for references?


List below three persons who have knowledge of your work performance within the last four years. Please include professional references only.

Reference 1

Reference 2

Reference 3

Please read and check each paragraph, then submit below.

I certify that I have not purposely withheld any information that might adversely affect my changes for hiring. I attest to the fact that the answers given by me are true and correct to the best of my knowledge and ability. I understand and that any omission (including misstatement) of material fact on this application or on any document used to secure can be grounds for rejection of application or, if I am employed by this The Learning Lamp, terms for my immediate expulsion from The Learning Lamp.
I understand that if I am employed, my employment is not definite and can be terminated at any time either with or without prior notice, and by either me or The Learning Lamp.
I permit The Learning Lamp to examine my references, record of employment, education record, and any other information I have provided. I authorize the references I have listed to disclose any information related to my work record and professional experiences with them, without giving me prior notice of such disclosure. In addition, I release The Learning Lamp, my former employers and all other persons, corporations, partnerships and associations from any and all claims, demand or liabilities arising out of or in any way related to such examination or revelation.

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