Employment Opportunities


  • Literacy Teacher

Position is full-time, ten (10) month position with a competitive salary and benefits package.  NY State certification in Literacy is required.  The successful candidate must have a solid background and training in reading instruction, including utilizing multi-sensory approaches for individual learning styles, Fountas and Pinnell guided reading instruction, Lucy Calkin’s reading and writing workshops.  The successful candidate builds relationships with students and their families, enculturing academic success at the school.

Interested candidates apply on-line at www.olasjobs.org/southern by September 27, 2017.  Mail copy of certification and transcripts to:  Ann Meccariello, Elementary Principal, 21 Walnut Street Cooperstown, NY 13326.

For questions specific to this position, please call Ann Meccariello at (607) 547-9976.  Those without internet access can obtain an Application from any District Office.

Deadline: September 27, 2017.

Start Date:  Upon Board Approval


  • Director of Facilities

Position is full-time, twelve (12) month district-wide.  The salary will be competitive.  This position is responsible for planning, organizing and directing the custodial and maintenance activities of the school district’s buildings and grounds department.  Supervision is exercised over subordinate supervisors and staff, or those responsible for building safety and security.  The candidate must have good interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with staff, students and community.   Minimum Qualification:  Per Civil Service.  Associate’s Degree in School Facilities Management, or a closely related field preferred.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and district application to:  Dr. William Crankshaw, Superintendent of Schools, Cooperstown Central School, 39 Linden Avenue, Cooperstown, NY  13326

Applications can be obtained from District Offices or web site (About Us Tab/Employment)

For questions specific to this position, please call (607) 547-5364.

Deadline:  October 6, 2017


  • Junior/Senior High School Art teacher (0.5 FTE)

Position is part-part, ten (10) months with a competitive salary. The class schedule is Monday-Friday 1:31 – 2:52 pm teaching Grade 7 Art and High School Graphic Art.  NY State certification in Visual Arts is required.

Applicants are encouraged to apply on-line at www.olasjobs.org/southern by 9/22/17. 

For questions specific to this position, please call (607) 547-5364.

Deadline: September 22, 2017

Various Substitute Opportunities

All substitute positions are on an as needed basis.  The pay rates are equal to the NYS minimum wage as set forth in the Minimum Wage Act (Article 19 of the New York State Labor Law) of $9.70 per hour through December 30, 2017, then $10.50 effective 12/31/17 through 12/31/18 for the following hourly positions:

  • Bus Monitor
  • Custodian
  • Cook
  • Food Service Worker
  • Secretary
  • School Monitor
  • Teacher Aide

Other Substitute Positions:

  • Licensed Teaching Assistant $10.50 per hour through December 31, 2017, then $11.24 per hour effective 12/31/17 through 12/31/18
  • Bus Drivers at $26.00 per trip
  • School Nurse $80 per day
  • Teacher $80 per day (certified) & $68 per day (non-certified)
  • Teacher (Long-term) $125 per day (certified) & $70 per day (non-certified)