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Employment

TEACH IN COOPERSTOWN!

Join our team of educators. Hiring passionate, student-centered professionals to work in a supportive learning community.


Earth Science Teacher

The Cooperstown Central School District is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Earth Science Teacher. Successful candidates should be passionate, student-centered professionals who want to work in a supportive learning community. Current certification in Earth Science is required, additional certifications are a plus. Position is full-time, ten (10) month with a competitive salary and benefits package.

The basic function of the position is to provide leadership in guiding the development of each child to the fullest extent of his/her ability in accordance with the principles prescribed by school philosophy and objectives. The teacher is directly responsible to the Building Principal.

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

Deadline: July 6, 2018

Start Date: September 1, 2018


Director of Transportation

The Cooperstown Central School District is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Director of Transportation. This is a twelve (12) month, salaried position with a competitive salary and benefits package. This position is responsible for the overall maintenance and condition of the buses within the School District. The incumbent will be directly responsible for total transportation program of the district. This position will have supervision over a subordinate staff. The Director of Transportation will report directly to the school Superintendent, or other superior in accordance with established policies and procedures. Does related work as required.

The candidate must have good interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with staff, students and community.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from High School or Possession of High School Equivalency Diploma; AND,

(a) Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university or a New York State registered four year college or university and two (2) years of experience in the transportation field; OR,
(b) Possession of an Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university or a New York State registered college or university and four (4) years of experience in the transportation field; OR,
(c) Six (6) years of experience in the transportation field; OR,
(d) An equivalent combination of training and experience as described in (a), (b), and (c) above.

Note: At the time of Appointment the individual must possess a valid NYS CDL B license with P&S endorsement, be certified as a 19-A examiner. Certification as an SBDI Trainer is preferred.

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

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

Deadline: July 6, 2018


Kindergarten Teacher

The Cooperstown Central School District is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Kindergarten Teacher. Successful candidates should be passionate, student-centered professionals who want to work in a supportive learning community. Current certification in Early Childhood Education B-2 is required, additional certifications are a plus. Position is full-time, ten (10) month with a competitive salary and benefits package.

The basic function of the position is to provide leadership in guiding the development of each child to the fullest extent of his/her ability in accordance with the principles prescribed by school philosophy and objectives. The teacher is directly responsible to the Building Principal.

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

Deadline: July 20, 2018

Start Date: September 1, 2018


2018-19 anticipated non-instructional staff vacancies:

  • Bus Drivers (two positions)

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.

  • Bus Monitors (morning and/or afternoon)

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 607.547.8181. Applications may be obtained on this webpage, or in any of the District Offices.

Deadline for all applications: Open


  • FOOD SERVICE WORKER – Substitutes Needed. 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.

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 the $11.20 per hour 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 a 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