Cohoes City School District


All application materials or questions should be directed to:

Office of Human Resources
Administration Center
7 Bevan Street
Cohoes, NY 12047

Tara Dessingue, Personnel Secretary


Current openings:

Harmony Hill

1.0 FTE Teacher Aide - Special Education Classroom

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Good general intelligence, ability to establish good relationships with children and others, familiarity with classroom routine, good background or knowledge in specific field where specialized duties are involved, above average clerical aptitude, resourcefulness in conducting above described activities indirectly related to teaching process, neat personal appearance, ability to maintain discipline, tact, courtesy, good judgment, physical condition commensurate with the demands and duties of the position.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Graduation from high school or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Deadline to apply: October 31, 2016


Full-time Cleaners

Required knowledge, skills and abilities: Some knowledge of cleaning methods, materials and equipment; ability to understand and follow oral and written directions; ability to get along well with others; ability to read and write; thoroughness, cleanliness; Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Acceptable experience and training: Some experience in building cleaning work is desirable.

LOCATION: Cohoes High School
SCHEDULE: Work Year - 12 month work year (2:30 pm - 10:00 pm)

Deadline to apply: October 28, 2016


Coach Openings

Head - Boys Varsity Indoor Track

Assistant - Boys Varsity Indoor Track

Complete a coaching application

Deadline to apply: October 26, 2016


Civil Service Exam Announcements

Senior Account Clerk Typist

Test date: December 10, 2016

Deadline to apply for exam: October 28, 2016

Read the full announcement and instructions [PDF]


Senior Typist

Test Date: January 7, 2017

Deadline to apply for exam: November 21, 2016

Read the full announcement and instructions [PDF]


Employment Examination Application


Food Service

Food Service Substitutes (Apply to: Aramark Food Service, c/o Cohoes City School District, 1 Tiger Circle, Cohoes, NY 12047)

Substitutes must be able to work at all school locations. Drug testing is required.

Apply online: Keyword: Cohoes


Substitute teachers

For information about becoming a substitute teacher in the Cohoes City School District, click here.


Employment forms

Application for Instructional, Supervisory/Administrative or Substitute Teaching Position (Fillable PDF form)

Non-instructional Staff Application (Fillable PDF form)

Coaching Application (Fillable PDF form)

Co-Curricular Application (Fillable PDF form)

City of Cohoes Civil Service Commission Application for Examination or Employment (Fillable PDF form)

Hiring Policy Form (Fillable PDF form)


(All forms are in PDF format, which require Adobe Acrobat Reader to view. Acrobat Reader can be downloaded for free from the Adobe Acrobat website.)