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Cohoes City School District

EMPLOYMENT AT THE COHOES CITY SCHOOLS

All application materials or questions should be directed to:

Office of Human Resources
Administration Center
7 Bevan Street
Cohoes, NY 12047
tdessing@cohoes.org

Tara Dessingue, Personnel Secretary

 

Current openings:

Coaching positions:

Fall 2016

Football - JV Assistant
Football - JV Assistant
Football - Modified Head
Football - Modified Assistant

Winter 2016

Indoor Track - Boys Varsity
Indoor Track - Varsity Assistant

*All applicants must be properly credentialed prior to the start of the regular season

Complete and submit a coaching application on or before July 25, 2016.

 

Cohoes High School

1.0 FTE Senior Typist

Required knowledge, skills and abilities: Good knowledge of office terminology, procedures and equipment; good knowledge of business arithmetic and English; ability to type accurately at a satisfactory rate of speed; ability to understand and carry out oral and written directions; ability to get along well with others; ability to write legibly; clerical aptitude; mental alertness; neatness; accuracy; tact and courtesy; integrity; good judgment; physical condition commensurate with demands and duties of the position.
Acceptable Experience and Training: Graduation from high school and two years of clerical experience which shall have involved typing; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Schedule: 12 month work year (Central Office Schedule)

Deadline to apply: July 18, 2016

 

1.0 FTE Special Education (consultant)

Deadline to apply: July 18, 2016

 

Harmony Hill School

1.0 FTE Teacher Aide

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: July 18, 2016

 

1.0 FTE Teaching Assistant

Special Education background preferred.

Deadline to apply: July 18, 2016

 

Van Schaick Grade School

1.0 FTE Teacher Aide

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: July 18, 2016

 

Abram Lansing:

0.325 FTE P.E.

Deadline to apply: July 21, 2016

 

 

Civil Service

Employment Examination Application

 

Upcoming Exams:

Office Assistant 1 Keyboarding/ Office Assistant 1 Keyboarding (Chinese Language)/ Office Assistant 1 Keyboarding (Spanish Language)
Written Test To Be Held: September 24, 2016
Applications Must Be Submitted or Postmarked By: August 10, 2016

$25 Non Refundable Fee

Qualifications: THERE ARE NO EDUCATION OR EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS. HOWEVER, for those who pass the written test, prior to being considered for appointment, you will be required to pass a keyboarding test that demonstrates your ability to enter text at a rate of at least 30 words per minute with at least 96% accuracy.

Positions filled thru this exam include: Office Assistant 1 Keyboarding, Office Assistant 1 Keyboarding (Chinese Language), Office Assistant 1
Keyboarding (Spanish Language), and Law Department Document Specialist Trainee.

How to Apply:
Beginning July 8, 2016, go to: http://www.cs.ny.gov/examannouncements/announcements/oc/26-119.cfm
Test Guide and Resource Booklet: http://www.cs.ny.gov/testing/statetestguides.cfm

 

Beginning Office Assistant/Beginning Office Assistant (Spanish Language)
Written Test to Be Held: September 24, 2016
Applications Must Be Submitted or Postmarked By: August 10, 2016

$25 Non Refundable Fee

Qualifications: THERE ARE NO EDUCATION OR EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Positions filled thru this exam include: Business Document Specialist Trainee, Employee Insurance Reviewing Clerk Trainee, Licensing Services
Clerk Trainee, Medicaid Eligibility Examiner Trainee, Office Assistant 1, Office Assistant 1 (Spanish Language), Office Assistant 1 (Stores/Mail), Payroll Assistant Trainee, and Public Service Commission Operations Clerk 1 Trainee.

How to Apply:
Beginning July 8, 2016, go to: http://www.cs.ny.gov/examannouncements/announcements/oc/26-114.cfm
Test Guide and Resource Booklet: http://www.cs.ny.gov/testing/statetestguides.cfm

 

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: aramark.com/careers 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.)