Employment Opportunities

School Colonie Central School Job Openings

The South Colonie Central School District employs about 1,000 people in a variety of capacities including teachers, administrators, support staff and substitutes.

Job Openings List


South Colonie is an equal-opportunity employer

The South Colonie Central School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, creed, handicapping conditions, marital status, veteran status, national origin, gender or sexual orientation in its educational programs or employment. No person shall be denied employment solely because of any impairment which is unrelated to the ability to engage in activities involved in the position or program for which the application has been made. Inquiries concerning this policy should be referred to: Title IX Officer, South Colonie Central School District, 102 Loralee Drive, Albany NY 12205.


Teaching, Teaching Assistant, Administrative, and other job opportunities

To apply for Teaching, Teaching Assistant, Administration and other professional job openings, please use the OLAS Jobs website. Possible openings for the following positions will be advertised on OLAS: superintendent, assistant superintendent, principal, assistant principal, supervisors, teachers, guidance counselors, psychologists, speech pathologists, intervention counselors, and other specialized positions.

You may submit your application, resume and cover letter (include professional aspirations and philosophy of education plus special experience, training and interests) on the OLAS website as a general applicant or for a specific job posting. Please check the OLAS website periodically as this will be our primary source for administrative/instructional job advertising.


Substitute Teachers

The district has a continual need for substitute teachers to work in our schools. However, the hiring and monitoring of all substitute teachers are NOT done by the district but are coordinated through the Capital Region BOCES Substitute Coordination Service. For ALL information regarding substitute teaching in South Colonie, please DO NOT contact the South Colonie Department of Human Resources. Instead, contact the Capital Region BOCES Substitute Coordination Service at (518) 464-5127 or view information on the BOCES website.

BOCES Substitute Coordination Service Website


Substitute Nurses

The district has a continual need for substitute registered nurses teachers to work in our schools. However, the hiring and monitoring of all substitute nurses are NOT done by the district but are coordinated through the Capital Region BOCES Substitute Coordination Service. For ALL information regarding substitute nursing in South Colonie, please DO NOT contact the South Colonie Department of Human Resources. Instead, contact the Capital Region BOCES Substitute Coordination Service at (518) 464-5127 or view information on the BOCES website.

BOCES Substitute Coordination Service Website


Support Staff -Non-Instructional job openings

District in Need of Second Shift Custodial Subs

South Colonie is in need of second-shift custodial subs. Please download and fill out an application and send it to the Department of Human Resources, South Colonie Central Schools, 102 Loralee Drive, Albany 12205. 

Interested in working a few hours a day/week in Food Service?

Interested in working just a few hours a day/week while your child is in school? The South Colonie Food Service Department is taking applications for substitute Food Service Helpers. You choose the building(s) you wish to work in. Download the application below, apply in person at the South Colonie CSD District Offices, 102 Loralee Drive, Albany, or call the Human Resource Department at 869-3576, x2463 for an application.

Substitute Custodial positions also available at all schools and offices

South Colonie Schools has substitute custodial positions available at all schools and offices. Shifts are 4-8 hours a day. 


Open-ended job postings

Applications are always accepted for many full-time, part-time, and substitute support staff positions. When an opening occurs, applications will be forwarded to the hiring supervisor for review. A printable application is posted next to each position type below.

Bus Driver – Requires high school diploma or equivalent and CDL B Driver License with P and S endorsements. 

School Monitor – School Monitors are needed for both school buildings and school buses. The position requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Establishes good rapport with students. NYS Department of Education pre-service course (provided by district). 

Food Service Helper –Requires high school diploma or equivalent. Cashier experience helpful.

Custodial Worker – Requires high school diploma or equivalent and previous work experience doing the cleaning. Works individually and as part of a team.

Occasional Worker – Works during summer and vacation breaks in maintenance, computer/technology, or clerical fields. Requires high school diploma or equivalent. 

Clerical Worker – Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and good computer skills. Previous experience doing clerical work is preferred. Substitute position, filling in as needed.


Application procedures

Internal applicants: Please submit an application form – available from school offices, Human Resources Department, or this website. Internal applicants for whom this would be a promotional opportunity: Please submit an application and two letters of reference or evaluations from supervisors.

Application Forms

For competitive Civil Service positions: Those on the Civil Service Eligibility List will be notified directly by the Department of Human Resources.

All Others: For non-competitive Civil Service positions, please submit an application and two letters of reference or evaluations from a supervisor.

Please forward to Christopher Robilotti, Department of Human Resources, 102 Loralee Drive, Albany, NY 12205


Civil Service Announcements

For upcoming Civil Service examination announcements, please visit the Albany County Department of Civil Service website.