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Join a supportive team of educational professionals. The Cooperstown Central School District seeks a results driven and capable individual who will lead our 7-12 learning community with intent and integrity.

The search for a Secondary Principal will be conducted over the next several months with the successful candidate beginning on July 1, 2019. The interview process will include opportunities to interact with faculty, staff, administrators, board of education members, students and community members. Interviews and visits will occur in January 2019. Finalists will be invited to return to meet with the Board of Education and the Superintendent. A job description and informational brochure is available below.

Our Secondary Principal will assume duties on July 1, 2019. Benefit package will be commensurate with CCS Administrators’ Association collective bargaining agreement.

Salary range of $85K-$100K is competitive based on preparation and experience.


Qualified and interested applicants should submit the following by December 15, 2018:

  • Letter of application
  • Current resume
  • District application for employment – electronic version found below
  • Copies of certifications
  • Documents of recommendation and references

Send application materials to:

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

For additional questions, contact Dr. Crankshaw by phone at 607-547-5364.

Secondary Principal Job Description

Secondary Principal Brochure


This is a part-time, ten (10) month position with a competitive salary and benefits package. Successful candidate must hold a valid CDL Certificate License and be available during the hours of 6:30-9:30 a.m. and 1:00-4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, when school is in session. Reimbursement for School Bus Driver Training will be considered. Benefit package and fingerprinting provided by District.


  • CLEANER (morning and/or afternoon)  Performs routine building cleaning, laundry tasks, and semi-skilled maintenance tasks; does related work as required. This is manual work of a routine nature requiring efficient performance of cleaning, laundry, and semi-skilled maintenance operations for school buildings, grounds, and equipment. Individual has to have the ability to work independently.
  • BUS MONITOR (morning and/or afternoon)  The position helps the bus driver by assisting in the supervision of transported pupils. This is work of ordinary difficulty involving responsibility for assisting bus drivers by performing assigned routine tasks including the supervision and care of transported students.
  • FOOD SERVICE WORKER. The position is routine work involving the preparation and serving of food on a moderately large scale and the cleaning of kitchen equipment. Some lifting is required. Candidate must be available during the hours of 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, when school is in session.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and district application to:

Amy Kukenberger, Business Administrator
Cooperstown Central School
39 Linden Avenue
Cooperstown, NY 13326

For questions call 607.547.5364. Applications may be obtained on this webpage, or in any of the District Offices.

Deadline for all applications: Open

    Individuals wishing to apply as a substitute see information at bottom of this page.

    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 $10.40 per hour through December 31, 2018 for the following hourly positions:

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

    Other Substitute Positions:

    • Bus Drivers – $26 per trip
    • Licensed Teaching Assistant – $11.24 per hour or $73.12/day
    • School Nurse – $80 per day; must have an NYS Registered Nurse License.
    • Teacher – $100 per day (retired teacher)
    • Teacher – $90 per day (certified)
    • Teacher – $75 per day (non-certified)
    • Teacher (Daily Long-term) – $125 per day (certified)
    • Teacher (Daily Long-term) – $75 per day (non-certified)

    Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and district application to:

    William Crankshaw, Superintendent
    Cooperstown Central School
    39 Linden Avenue
    Cooperstown, NY 13326