Job Opportunities

SCS offers employment in a variety of capacities, from bus aides and cleaners to cooks and teachers to administrators. Whenever a vacancy occurs, the position will be posted here, so please check back frequently. Schoharie Central School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Substitute Staff Are Needed

SCS has an immediate need for substitute teaching assistants, substitute teacher aides, substitute bus aides and other non-certified substitute positions. The district offers excellent opportunities for area residents to work in a positive and rewarding environment.

Substitute Teacher/Teaching Assistant Positions

If you are seeking employment as a Substitute Teacher or Substitute Teaching Assistant, please follow this link to the Capital Region BOCES website for information.

Non-instructional Substitutes

If you are interested in substituting for the district in a non-instructional position, please complete the substitute application and a Civil Service application. Substitute non-teaching applications should be mailed to or dropped off at the business office at the address below on this page.

Applying For a Job at SCS

All applicants should submit a resume, cover letter stating the position you are applying for, a completed application, three letters of recommendation, proof of certification (if applicable), and fingerprinting clearance. Selected candidates will be required to provide transcripts. For information on obtaining fingerprinting clearance, see below.

Professional Positions (Instructional and Administration)

Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Nurses, Guidance Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Administrators

Job title – Special Education Teacher

Certification – Special Education

Posting Date – Dec. 4, 2019

Job Start Date – Jan. 20, 2020 (anticipated)

Application Deadline Date – Dec. 17, 2019

Job Description – The Schoharie Central School District has an opening for a 1.0 FTE Probationary Special Education teacher for the 2019-2020 school year.


  • New York State certification in Special Education.
  • Be “highly qualified” and have: A Master’s Degree in Special Education or related field and certification in Special Education; or a Bachelor’s Degree and certification in Special Education.
  • Have 1 to 2 years of successful classroom teaching experience.
  • Strong consideration will be given to those applicants with additional certification in either Math or English.
  • Experience working in a co-teaching classroom preferred.
  • Be a strong classroom manager.
  • Be committed to meeting the needs of a diverse set of learners.
  • Have a track record of being a team player and community minded.
  • Adherence to a high level of professional and ethical standards.

Salary commensurate with experience according to Schoharie Teachers Association Contract. 

Please provide letter of interest, current resume, copy of certifications and at least 3 professional references via OLAS.  Please do not email, call, fax, or send materials through the mail.

Apply online at OLAS:  www.olasjobs.org

Civil Service and Non-Teaching Positions (Classified)

Aides, Custodians, Cleaners, Groundskeepers, Food Service Workers, Secretaries, Clerks, Bus Drivers, Mechanics

Non-Instructional Vacancies

Teacher Aide, full-time

Description of DutiesUnder the direction of the Director of Curriculum and Pupil Personnel Services, assist with monitoring duties, assist special education students within classroom, and any other duties as assigned. Must be able to enforce the set procedures and policies of the classroom while maintaining a positive environment.

Effective DateJan. 22, 2020

Shift/Schedule – 6 hours per day – 5 days per week , according to the school calendar. Additional hours as needed.

Salary/hourly wageHourly Rate According to SCEA Contract 

QualificationsHigh school graduate

Dated –  Jan. 14, 2020

Application Deadline – Jan. 21, 2020

Apply in writing to:

School Business Administrator
Schoharie Central School District
P.O. Box 430
136 Academy Drive Schoharie, NY 12157
Phone: (518) 2956673 / Fax: (518) 295-9510 

Civil service applications can be sent to:
Business Office
Schoharie Central School District
PO Box 430, 136 Academy Drive
Schoharie, NY 12157

Coaching Positions

Coaching applications can be sent to:
Athletic Director’s Office
Schoharie Central School District
PO Box 430, 136 Academy Drive
Schoharie, NY 12157

For specific information regarding coaching responsibilities, please contact the Athletic Director at (518) 295-6602.


New York State law requires that the Office of School Personnel Review and Accountability conduct fingerprint-supported criminal history background checks for applicants for certification and all prospective employees of school districts, charter schools and BOCES. As a result, applicants for employment, including substitutes and coaches, are required to register, schedule, apply for fingerprinting clearance. Go to Fingerprinting Procedure webpage

Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimination Notice

The Schoharie Central School District offers equal employment opportunities to all job applicants. Employment offers are made on the basis of qualifications without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, physical or mental disability, or age.

Such assurances are in accordance with federal laws and regulations, including the Equal Pay Act of 1963, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI and Title VII), the Age Discrimination and Employment Act of 1967, the Education Act of 1972 (Title IX), the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sect. 504), the Equal Pay Act of 1963, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (Title II), and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

These assurances of non-discrimination continue while an individual is an active employee of the district.

Further information regarding Equal Employment Opportunities is available in the Schoharie Central School District Office, 136 Academy Drive, Schoharie, New York, daily during regular business hours.

There are strict time limits for filing charges of employment discrimination. If you believe you have been discriminated against, promptly contact the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), 1-800-669-4000 (toll-free) or 1-800-669-6820 (toll-free TTY number for individuals with hearing impairments). EEOC field office information is available at www.eeoc.gov.

For assistance accessing any of the documents on this webpage or to request a printed copy, please call the district office at (518) 295-6679.