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​Provisional Hire

The Act permits, but does not require school entities to employ applicants on a provisional basis for a single period not to exceed ninety (90) days, except during a lawful strike proceeding under the provisions of the act of July 23, 1970, known as the “Public Employee Relations Act”, provided that all of the following conditions are met:

  • The applicant has applied for the information required under subsection (b) and where applicable, under subsection (c) or (c.1) and the applicant provides a copy of the appropriate completed request forms to the Administrator.
  • The Administrator has no knowledge of information pertaining to the applicant which would disqualify them from employment pursuant to subsection (e)
  • The applicant swears or affirms in writing that they are not disqualified from employment pursuant to subsection (e)
  • If the information obtained pursuant to subsection (b), (c), or (c1) reveals that the applicant is disqualified from employment pursuant to subsection (e), the applicant shall be suspended and subject to termination proceedings as provided for by law.
  • The Administrator requires that the applicant not be permitted to work alone with children and that the applicant work in the vicinity of a permanent employee.