Chester, PA, US
May 13, 2021
The Chester Upland School District is a midsized, urban public school district serving the City of Chester, the Borough of Upland and Chester Township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Located between Philadelphia and Wilmington, Delaware, the District educates about 2 ,7 00 students in grades Pre-K - 12. Though faced with challenges, Chester Upland's proud history and the feeling of "C-Pride," long associated with the District's highly successful sports and cheerleading programs, remains alive and well.
Mission: The Chester Upland School District is committed to providing all students the opportunity to achieve excellence in the four A's: Academics, Athletics, Arts, and Activities.
The senior leadership team continues to build a talented and committed team to ensure all students are prepared to graduate from Chester Upland school's career and college ready! The C.O.R.E. is the foundation for which our district stands:
C- Children First: The well-being and continuous learning of every child will drive decisions.
O- One Chester Upland: With dedicated community of partners, parents, students and staff, we will excel, united as One Chester Upland.
R- Reimagining : Through a mode of continuous improvement, we will apply four important levers for change, collaboration, capacity building, deepening knowledge of pedagogy, and focusing direction to improve outcomes for all.
E- Equity, Excellence, and Emotional Intelligence: We will ensure equitable access to a quality education that includes emotional intelligence and leads to excellence across all opportunities and services.

Chester Upland School District is in a historic period of change. We are uniquely poised to re-focus and transform into a student-focused district where each child is ensured the academic and personal skills to succeed in the college or career of their choice.

The senior leadership team is building a talented and committed team to ensure all students are prepared to graduate Chester Upland schools' career and college ready!

Screening Procedures :
  1. Receipt of a completed application resume and cover letter.
  2. A minimum of three current written letters of reference from previous or current directors, principal, and supervisors.
  3. Personal interview.

Minimum Requirements:
  1. High school diploma required
  2. Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
  3. Must possess valid driver's license
  4. The following are required:
PA Criminal clearances
PA Child Abuse clearances
FBI clearances
Physical including TB Test

General Duties and Responsibilities
    1. Report to a Custodian Lead who is responsible for the direction of house keeping services in the facility.
    2. Clean and sanitize restrooms/bathrooms using established practices and procedure.
    3. Sweep, mop, or vacuum floors; empty/clean wastebaskets and trash containers; replace light bulbs; refill restroom dispensers.
    4. Assist with the setup of facilities for meetings, classrooms, conferences, events, etc.
    5. Strip, clean, buff and apply floor sealer and floor finish to hard surface floors, vacuum and shampoo carpets.
    6. Use and maintain assigned power equipment and hand tools; buffers, auto scrubbers, extractors, high pressure washers, high speed buffers and vacuums, brooms, mops, and squeegees for the cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets, furniture, etc.
    7. Wash walls and equipment; use ladders when required in work assignments.
    8. Lock and unlock assigned buildings: secure building when facilities are not in use checking for unlocked doors and windows, report any unauthorized occupants, turn off lights.
    9. Follow instructions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies. Use as directed.
    10. Perform cleaning and related activities such as removing snow or debris from sidewalks and stairs in areas within sixteen feet of buildings using hand-operated tools or small power equipment.
Salary: Contract Salary Guide

Teamster's Benefits:
  • Excellent medical, prescription, vision and dental coverage
  • Vacation days (maximum of 20 accrued per year)
  • 10 sick days per year
  • 3 personal days per year
  • 2 weeks' vacation (10-month employees)
  • Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Retirement through PSERS, PA's Public School Employees Retirement System

Work Schedule: 12 months a year, 260 workdays, Monday-Friday.


Chester Upland School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Chester Upland School District ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, gender, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or disability. Any individual needing assistance in making application for any opening should contact the Department of Human Resources at 610-447-5886.

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