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 Title IX Compliance Officer Jacqueline DeChiaro 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.

All inquiries and application materials should be sent to

Human Resources
Cohoes City School District
21 Page Avenue
Cohoes, NY 12047
Dawn King, Human Resources


Parent Liason – Full-time

Full performance knowledges, skills, abilities, and personal characteristics:

Knowledge of: Community and school resources, services and programs related to the needs of identified families; Basic interviewing and advisement techniques; Diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of identified students and families; problems and concerns of identified families; oral and written communication skills; knowledge of Microsoft Office; Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary; Basic public relations techniques, Basic presenting techniques.

Ability to:
Serve as a liaison between school staff and parents regarding educational programs, services and various student issues; Provide outreach as liaison to assist in resolving student issues and problems in areas such as attendance, academics, behavior and health; Serve as an informational resource to parents on school programs and services; Work with parents and school staff in developing and implementing strategies, goals and objectives for resolving student issues; Meet, confer with and interview parents in the identification of educational needs and issues; refer families to school and community resources and services as appropriate; Operate a variety of office equipment including Microsoft Office; Understand and follow written and oral instructions; Meet schedules and timelines; Maintain various records and files; Communicate effectively both orally and in writing; Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others; Maintain regular and effective attendance.

Minimum Qualifications:

a) Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field plus two (2) years of experience in the field of human services;

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 appointment.

Applicant must be reachable on civil service exam.

Location: District-wide

Salary: As per CSEA contract

Apply in writing by July 25, 2018.

Special Education Teacher – Behavioral Support classroom (anticipated) – Full-time

Special education certification required.

Location: Cohoes Middle School

Salary: As per CTA contract

Apply in writing by July 25, 2018.

Part-Time Food Service Helper/Substitute Driver

Heavy lifting and valid driver’s license required.

Apply in writing by August 3, 2018.

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.

High school graduation or equivalency is required.

Location: District-wide

Salary: Hourly

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 $13.50 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.

Part-time Teacher Aides

Complete a Non-Instructional Staff Application and the civil service application. Submit them to HR for immediate consideration. Part-time aides are paid $10.50 an hour and work approximately 3.75 hours/day (M-F)

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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