Employment Opportunities

The Cooperstown Central School District is seeking qualified candidates for the positions listed below:


Special Education Teacher. The successful candidate will work in a self-contained elementary level special education program, providing primary instruction in English, math, science, and social studies. This position is full-time, ten (10) month position, with a competitive salary and benefits package.  Appropriate and current certification is required.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Ann Meccariello, Elementary Principal at (607) 547-9976 or ameccariello@coopertowncs.org

Interested candidates should apply online at www.olasjobs.org/southern.

Deadline for all applications: July 14, 2017

Start Date: September 1, 2017


Elementary Teacher (Fourth Grade).  The preferred successful candidate will have a concentration in Math.  Position is full-time, ten (10) month, with a competitive salary and benefits package.  Appropriate and current certification is required.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Ann Meccariello, Elementary Principal at (607) 547-9976 or ameccariello@coopertowncs.org

Interested candidates should apply online at www.olasjobs.org/southern.

Deadline for all applications: July 28, 2017

Start Date: September 1, 2017


Art Teacher (Part-Time).  The successful candidate will teach Art at the junior high level.  Position is part-time for a one-year appointment, September 1, 2017 through June 22, 2018, with a competitive salary.  Appropriate and current Visual Arts certification is required.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Donna Lucy, Secondary Principal at (607) 547-8181 or dlucy@cooperstowncs.org

Interested candidates should apply online at www.olasjobs.org/southern.

Deadline for all applications: July 28, 2017

Start Date: September 1, 2017


Licensed Teaching Assistant (LTA).  Positions are full-time, ten (10) month positions with a competitive salary and benefits package.  Successful candidate must be available Monday through Friday, when school is in session, from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

The successful candidates will work with individual students and/or groups of students on special instructional projects; assist in the development of instructional materials, as directed by the teacher; assist in instructional programs including remediation in content subjects, foreign languages, study skills, and organizational strategies; collaborate with teachers to implement instruction; provide test accommodations and program modifications, as directed by the teacher; and perform any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:  Certification required as a Level One, Level Two, Level Three Pre-Professional certificates.

  • Level One – high school diploma or equivalent and NYS Assessment of Teaching Assistant Skills Test; valid for 3 years
  • Level Two – 9 credits and NYS Assessment of Teaching Assistant Skills Test; valid for 3 years
  • Level Three – 18 credits (cumulative) and NYS Assessment of Teaching Assistant Skills Test; continuously valid as long as the LTA completes 75 hours of professional development every 5 years

Teacher Aide. Positions are full-time, ten (10) month positions with a competitive salary and benefits package.  Successful candidate must be available Monday through Friday, when school is in session, from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m..  This position will work directly with a Classroom Teacher with special needs students. Certification not required.  Employment is subject to New York State Civil Service laws.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and certificate / transcript to:

Dr. William Crankshaw, Superintendent of Schools
Cooperstown Central School
39 Linden Avenue
Cooperstown, NY 13326

Deadline for applications: July 27, 2017

Start Date: September 1, 2017


Various Substitute Opportunities

All substitute positions are on an as needed basis and the pay rates are as follows:

  • Bus Driver $26 per trip
  • Bus Monitor $9.70 per hour
  • Custodian $9.70 per hour
  • Food Service Worker $9.70 per hour
  • Licensed Teaching Assistant $10.54 per hour
  • School Monitor $9.70 per hour
  • School Nurse $80 per day
  • Teacher Aide $9.70 per hour
  • Teacher $80 per day (certified) & $65 per day (non-certified)
  • Daily (long-term) Teacher $125 per day (certified) & $70 per day (non-certified)