Office of Human Resources

Thank you for your interest in Niskayuna. Our excellent faculty, staff and administration are at the core of our success. We continue to seek dedicated, high-performing individuals who share our passion for supporting students and preparing them for the future.

Current Openings

Learn about current job opportunities with our school district.

Employment Applications

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Whether you are heading to college, already have a degree or are considering a shift in careers, the New York State Education Department has multiple pathways to help qualified candidates enter the teaching profession. Learn more about the different pathways

Become a School Bus Driver

Are you a safety-minded person who enjoys children and making a difference? Are you looking for work that follows the school calendar, with holidays off? This may be a great position for you. Part-time bus drivers start at $18.55 per hour. Paid work as a substitute bus monitor is available while qualified applicants are trained to meet the requirements of becoming a school bus driver. Detailed Information: Becoming a School Bus Driver

Become a Teaching Assistant

Niskayuna Central School District employs Teaching Assistants in a variety of capacities throughout the district at all educational levels in all schools. Work as a substitute is often available while individuals go through the process of becoming certified. The district will reimburse costs associated with becoming certified. Detailed information: Becoming a Teaching Assistant

Become a Substitute Teacher

The district utilizes the Capital Region BOCES Substitute Coordination Service. If you are seeking employment as a Substitute Teacher or Substitute Teaching Assistant, you can learn more about how to apply through Capital Region BOCES.

Working in School Cafeterias

Our Food Services Department has immediate opening in our school cafeterias. Gain professional experience and get paid to complete internship hours during this part-time job. Contact the Human Resources Department at (518) 377-4666, ext. 50740 or

Coaching Positions

For information about coaching positions, please contact Larry Gillooley, Director of Health, Physical Education and Athletics, at or (518) 382-2511, ext. 21760.

Detailed Information About Becoming an Athletic Coach

Non-Instructional Substitutes

For more information about any of these positions, please contact the Human Resources Department at (518) 377-4666, ext. 50740, and Human Resources Office, 1239 Van Antwerp Road, Niskayuna, NY 12309.

To apply for these substitute positions, please complete the Niskayuna General Employment Application and return it to the Human Resources Office.

  • Substitute School Nurses: Perfect for licensed RNs or LPNs!! Per diem sub work. School hours. $19.75/hour.
  • Food Service Substitutes: Per diem work, call Food Services Director Jeffrey Bradt, (518) 377-4666, ext. 50730 for more information.
  • Maintenance Cleaner Substitutes Sought: Per diem work, call Sue Frank in the Operations & Maintenance Department at (518) 344-2934 for more information.
  • Clerical Assistant Substitutes: Do you have time during the day to fill in for a clerical aide position for someone who is out sick or needs a few hours away from their job? This is per diem sub work during school hours.
  • Substitute Secretaries: Elementary, Middle, High School as needed. Must possess knowledge of computer programs (i.e. Word and Excel).
  • Supervisory Clerical Assistant (S/CA) and Bus Monitor Substitutes: Per diem work, during school bus run hours- early morning and late afternoon schedule.


Lifeguards are regularly sought for the Niskayuna High School Pool. To apply, please fill out the Niskayuna General Employment Application and Lifeguard section of the Required Application Supplement and return it to Larry Gillooley, Office of PE and Athletics, Niskayuna High School, 1626 Balltown Road, Niskayuna, NY 12309 or at

Employee Contracts

Contracts for each employee bargaining unit are available online.