Female special ed teacher, 24, who 'had sex with her student inside classroom' arrested after fellow educator 'found explicit texts from her on victim's confiscated phone'

  • Jordan Ondish, 24, was arrested after another teacher found explicit text messages between her and the alleged victim on a student's phone
  • She's accused of having sex with the boy more than once in her classroom in the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving
  • Ondish was fired from?Summit Academy, in Herman, Pennsylvania and arrested?
  • She is now facing charges of institutional sexual assault

A special education teacher in Pennsylvania has been fired from her job after being accused of having sex with a student.

Jordan Ondish, 24, was arrested after another teacher found explicit text messages between her and the alleged victim on a student's phone.

KDKA-TV reports the abuse happened at Summit Academy, a private school for court-adjudicated youth between the ages of 14 and 19, in Herman, Pennsylvania.

Jordan Ondish, 24, was arrested after another teacher found explicit text messages between her and the alleged victim on a student's phone
Jordan Ondish, 24, was arrested after another teacher found explicit text messages between her and the alleged victim on a student's phone

Jordan Ondish, 24, (left and right) was arrested after another teacher found explicit text messages between her and the alleged victim on a student's phone

Alleged incident happened at Summit Academy, a private school for court-adjudicated youth between the ages of 14 and 19, in Herman, Pennsylvania

Alleged incident happened at Summit Academy, a private school for court-adjudicated youth between the ages of 14 and 19, in Herman, Pennsylvania

According to court documents, Summit hired 24-year-old Ondish in June.

Investigators say staff found a cellphone in the victim's room and confiscated it. Students at Summit aren't allowed phones.

She is also accused of buying the victim that cellphone.??

They say that phone had explicit text messages between the victim and his teacher.

The criminal complaint says the victim said he had sex with Ondish more than once in her classroom in the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving.

The criminal complaint says the victim said he had sex with Ondish (pictured) more than once in her classroom in the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving

The criminal complaint says the victim said he had sex with Ondish (pictured) more than once in her classroom in the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving

School officials had previously warned Ondish about her behavior before the charges had been filed.

She's charged with institutional sexual assault.

A call seeking comment from her attorney wasn't returned.

Summit Academy released a statement Monday: 'The administration at Summit Academy was made aware of an inappropriate relationship between a teacher and a student and it was immediately reported to the state police. The teacher was then terminated.'

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