Welcome to TIU
If you have been provided the link to this web page it means we would like to or have made an offer of employment to you. We are looking forward to the opportunity to work with you. As part of the Pennsylvania Public School System we have obligations to follow specific employment protocols. You may not have realized that the program you’ve been considering working with might fall under this umbrella, but all employees for our intermediate unit are part of an LEA (local education authority). Please review the information on this page carefully.
I-9 completion – Verify that the form is filled out completely and that appropriate valid documentation is provided. Documentation may be anything as indicated on the list provided in the I-9 form and must be copied and retained with the I-9.
Potential TIU Vehicle Drivers? – Valid Driver’s License must be copied for our insurance vendor
Payroll Confirmation of Name and SSN – Please provide your social security card for legal name and number verification. If your name does not match, or your name changes later, you will be required to submit a copy of a new card with your legal name on it. If you do not have your social security card, please obtain a new copy from the government!
Please Print , Fill Out, and Bring With You to Orientation
Please bring ALL completed documents to orientation.
If participating in orientation via Zoom (part-time only), ALL documents must be emailed prior to orientation as per the information provided in the welcome email message.
I-9 completion – verification that form is filled out completely and that appropriate valid documentation is provided. Documentation may be anything as indicated on the list provided in the I-9 form and must be copied and retained with the I-9.
|PA Criminal History Report (Act 15)||Must have been issued within past five years years|
|Child Abuse Report (Act 15)||Must have been issued within past five years|
|Federal Criminal History – Fingerprints (Act 15)||Must have been issued within past five years.||This link is only for PA Intermediate Units! If you do not use this link, you may need the service code for Intermediate Units, which is 1KG6S7|
In addition, all employees must complete the self-certification form: Act 24 –Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form
|Mandated Reporter Training Certificate(Act 126)||Must have been completed within five years||If you will be working directly with children this must be done prior to starting, if not it must be completed with in 60 days of start date|
|Educator Discipline Certificate(Act 126)||Must have been completed within five years||If you will be working directly with children this must be done prior to starting, if not it must be completed with in 60 days of start date|
|Health Form & Current TB Results||Required for all employees prior to start. Health form can be within one year period.||TB test must have been completed within 90 days prior to submitting the form|
|Workers Compensation Notice and Panel Listing||Required||Sign-off on general notice and local panel for the area where you live. Panels are updated periodically and current lists may be found in the Human Resources web section|
|W-4||Required||If you do not submit a W-4, IRS guidance will be used to establish your withholdings as single with 0 deductions.|
|EIT Certificate of Residency||Required||Form on file must have legal name and current home address, you must submit an updated form for any address change or name change.|
|Direct Deposit Authorization||Required||When direct deposit is set up your first check will be mailed and the banking data will be verified (proof run). Please review the Instructions page for this form.|
The employee portal provides access for employees to review and print pay stubs, review and request updates for personal information in the personnel systems, and if appropriate to request absences, and to submit timesheets. Supervisors also have access to approve employee requests, and review absences for planning purposes.
Portal Instructions are available including various portal features, since not all employees have access to the same tabs.
|Retirement Participation & Act 29||Required|
You will receive information from PSERS about 6 to 9 weeks after you start working if you are new to that system. You will have choices to make about your retirement participation and to designate your beneficiary. this is time sensitive, so please be sure to review the information when it arrives. If you are working part time, you may not get a mailing until you have met the participation hours requirement.
Only eligible to be enrolled in PSERS once you’ve reached 500 hours or 80 days.
|Notification of 403B TPA||optional||Tax Deferred Savings Plan – optional, supplemental retirement plan, contributions are made through payroll withholding with pretax dollars. You can start a 403b account at any time, make changes to it as needed but most importantly – ALL employees are eligible to contribute to their 403b plan.|