Individuals meeting these
criteria are encouraged to apply:
teachers need proof of associates degree, bachelors degree,
license or certification, depending on the school district.
assistants need proof of high school diploma, a GED diploma, AAS
diploma or a NYS Teaching Assistant Certificate, depending on the
need an RN license and current CPR training.
of identity and employment eligibility.
- Full OSPRA fingerprint clearance
ability to get along with adults and students.
ability to follow direction and lesson plans.
ability to employ classroom management for a safe, respectful
touch tone telephone or access to the Internet.
Expectations for all
your job commitments.
General district information
2016-2017 pay rates and minimum requirements (PDF),
2016-2017 district information, such as building start/end times
2015-16 nurse pay rates.
To become a substitute
teacher, nurse and/or teacher assistant, applicants need to:
and complete all forms, which are to
be brought to the interview appointment - no applications are
accepted by mail.
new security watermarks on transcripts are making it hard for
districts to read them. (These background marks appear when we must
copy the documents.) Consequently, if youre not teacher-certified,
please bring your college diploma if possible.
an appointment. (Instructions
for scheduling appointments.) Please be patient; it generally
takes four to six weeks to get an appointment. Appointments will
nurse applicants call (518) 464-5127 for an appointment.
Teacher assistant substitutes are booked through our service for ten
districts: Capital Region BOCES, Berne-Knox-Westerlo, Burnt
Hills-Ballston Lake, Cohoes, Duanesburg, Green Island, Niskayuna, North Colonie, Schalmont, South
Colonie and Voorheesville. All other districts teacher assistant
subs are booked directly by the districts.
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