Employment

The Cohoes City School District hereby advises students, parents, employees and the general public that it offers equal employment and educational opportunities, without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, religion, disability or other minority group. Equality of opportunity in employment includes hiring, firing, wages and salaries, promotion or any terms, conditions or privileges of employment.

Questions about this nondiscrimination policy may be directed to Equal Opportunity Compliance Officer Stacy Mackey at the Cohoes City School District Administrative Offices, 21 Page Ave., Cohoes, NY 12047, 237-0100. The appropriate compliance officer has information related to grievance procedures.

Openings

Custodian, Full Time

  • Required knowledge, skills and abilities:  Good knowledge of building cleaning and grounds maintenance practices, supplies and equipment.  Ability to use said supplies and equipment safely, economically and efficiently.  Some knowledge of small engine maintenance, plumbing, electricity and carpentry.  Ability to understand & follow simple oral and written directions.  Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
  • Acceptable Experience and Training:  One year of experience in building cleaning and maintenance activities or in one of the standard building trades and completion of a standard grade school course; or any equivalent combination of experience and training.
  • Schedule: 12 month work year (6:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.)
  • Location: Cohoes High School
  • Salary: As per the CSEA contract
  • Appt: The applicant must be reachable on the Civil Service Exam for the title.

Apply in writing by September 21, 2021

Cohoes City School District employees should respond to: hrpostings@cohoes.org (please include position title in “Subject” line)

External Applicants must apply through: https://olasjobs.org/

Elementary Music Teacher 0.2 FTE

  • Schedule: Tuesday and Thursday 12:20 p.m. -2:00 p.m.
  • Certification: Music or Childhood (Grades 1-6); Permanent Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten & Grades 1-6; or Permanent Nursery, Kindergarten & Grades 1-6 is acceptable
  • Location: Van Schaick Grade School
  • Salary: As per CTA Contract
  • Start Date: ASAP

Apply in writing by September 21, 2021.

Cohoes City School District Employees should respond to: hrpostings@cohoes.org (please include position title in “Subject” line)

External applicants must apply through: https://olasjobs.org

Full Time Teacher Aides

  • 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.
  • Location: Cohoes Middle School and/or Cohoes High School
  • Salary: Per CSEA Contract
  • Start Date: ASAP

Continuous recruitment until filled.

Cohoes City School District Employees should respond to: hrpostings@cohoes.org (please include position title in “Subject” line)

      Part-Time Teacher Aides

      • Required knowledge, skills and abilities: Good general intelligence, ability to establish good relationships with children and others, familiarity with classroom routine, 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.
      • Location: District-wide
      • Salary: Hourly
      • Start Date: Ongoing

      Apply at: hrpostings@cohoes.org

      Safety Officers

      • Full Performance Knowledges, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics: Working knowledge of the practices and procedures necessary to maintain order and insure the protection of life and the security of buildings, grounds and equipment, working knowledge of school district rules and regulations; ability to exercise sound judgment in carrying out duties; ability to maintain good relationships with students and faculty; promotes positive interactions with students to encourage good behavior and decision making; ability to understand and carry out oral and written directions; good powers of observation; courtesy and tact; ability to prepare brief written communications; ability to communicate information orally and by written report; ability to use self-defense, restraint techniques and security equipment as necessary, physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position; honesty and integrity; good judgment; emotional maturity; courage; reliability
      • Minimum Qualifications
        • Bachelors degree and two (2) years of experience as a municipal, state or military police officer or correction officer or other equivalent experience; or
        • Graduation from high school or possession of a comparable diploma, and three (3) years of experience as a municipal, state or military police officer or correction officer or other equivalent experience; or
        • An equivalent combination of training and experience as described above.
      • Special Requirement for Appointment in School Districts: Candidates must possess a valid New York State Driver’s license at the time of appointment, and must maintain such license throughout the tenure of employment.
      • Location: District Wide
      • Salary: $17/hour

      Vacancies are filled by a certified list provided by the City of Cohoes Civil Service.  Should no certified list be available, candidates appointed to these positions will be serving in a provisional appointment in accordance with New York State Civil Service Law.  The candidate must successfully complete a competitive examination and be eligible for appointment in accordance with Civil Service Rules for the City of Cohoes Civil Service to obtain a permanent appointment.

      Continuous recruitment until filled.

      Apply at: hrpostings@cohoes.org

      Substitute Cleaners

      Part-time and substitute work for cleaning in school buildings. Complete a non-instructional staff application and submit to Human Resources at the above address. Substitute cleaners make $15 an hour and are typically called on an as-needed basis.

      Substitute Maintenance Mechanic

      Part-time and substitute work for maintenance mechanic in school buildings. Complete a non-instructional staff application and submit to Human Resources at the above address. Substitute maintenance mechanics are typically called on an as-needed basis.

      Substitute Teachers

      Substitute teachers, teaching assistants and nurses are in high-demand, and needed on an ongoing basis. Apply to become a substitute through Capital Region BOCES.

      Food Services

      Visit www.whitsons.com/careers and search “Cohoes.”

      Preparing our students for success in tomorrow’s world.

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