Employment Opportunities

Job openings at Scotia-Glenville

Below are job postings that have been advertised in the local newspapers and on OLAS. Openings are also posted in the entrance to the District Office, 900 Preddice Parkway, at the end of Lark Street, in Scotia.

Scotia-Glenville uses the ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM FOR EDUCATORS (OLAS) to list many of its employment opportunities for administrators and teachers – https://www.pnwboces.org/TeacherApplication/default.aspx?region=03.


The school district will ONLY accept applications for CURRENT job openings listed below:


Teacher Aide – Special Education Department
Glendaal Elementary and High School

The Scotia-Glenville Central School District (SGCSD) has an opening for a Teacher Aide position within the special education department at the high school and Glendaal Elementary School.

Start Date: January 2, 2024
Hours: High School (7.5 hours/day) and Glendaal Elementary School (7.25 hours/day).
Salary: $15 hourly wage
Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED equivalent.
Application deadline: January 1 – apply through this OLAS link.
Interested candidates can direct questions to Catie Magil, Director of Personnel Services by phone (518) 347-3600  x 7402 or email cmagil@sgcsd.net

General Job Responsibilities and expectations include the following:

  • The ability to establish positive relationships with students, staff and families.
  • Constantly monitor safety and well-being of students; monitor student attitudes and encourage positive behavior and interactions with peers.
  • Follow all district policies and procedures, along with state and federal regulations pertaining to our school and students.
  • Monitor, supervise and assist students during non-instructional periods within a variety of school environments (e.g. lunch, recess/breaks, bus loading/unloading, playgrounds, classroom, transportation, assemblies, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining a safe and positive learning environment.
  • Collaborate with teachers and other staff to incorporate information provided by parents, doctors, nurses, therapists and others in order to understand the needs of and provide services for students.
  • Monitor student behavior and help maintain discipline in the classroom; record behavior data as requested; assist with de-escalation techniques with students as needed.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as requested by the teacher and/or principal.
Middle School Nurse

The Scotia-Glenville Central School District is accepting applications for a School Nurse position at the Scotia-Glenville Middle School. The position follows the 10-month school district instructional calendar. The candidate is expected to be highly organized, confidential, collaborative, and professional.

Start Date: Immediately
Job Type: Full Time (10-month position)
Salary: Salary and benefits per the Scotia Glenville Teacher Association contract
Minimum Qualifications: Possession of a license and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State.

General Job Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with parents and staff regarding health needs and concerns.
  • Consult with staff members concerning a variety of health factors related to non-attendance and communicable disease.
  • Track student immunization records for compliance per NYSED.
  • Physical, visual and auditory screening examinations of students.
  • Administer medication (as ordered by physician) according to regulations and policy.
  • Administers first aid and emergency treatment to students and employees.
  • Complete and file accident/incident reports as appropriate.
  • Management of student health records and NYSED Health Guidelines/Regulations
  • Maintains an inventory of health office supplies and equipment.

Interested candidates who want to apply or ask questions – contact Director of Personnel Services Catie Magil – by email cmagil@sgcsd.net or phone (518) 347-3600  x 7402.

Special Education Teacher Aide and Teaching Assistant

The Pupil Personnel Services department is looking for Teacher Aides and Teaching Assistants to work with special education students.

To apply for a Teacher Aide position:

  • Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • The starting salary is $14.20/hour.
  • There are current Teacher Aide openings at: Lincoln, Glendaal, Glen-Worden and the high school.

To apply for a Teaching Assistant position:

  • Candidates must have achieved a minimum of a Level 1 Teaching Assistant certification or higher.
  • The starting salary is $18.43/hour.
  • There are current openings at the high school.

Interested candidates can apply and/or direct questions to Catie Magil, Director of Pupil Personnel Services, at (518) 347-3600 x7402 or cmagil@sgcsd.net.

      Transportation Dept. Teacher Aide Positions
      (Non-competitive class)

      Teacher Aide positions exist in the Transportation Dept. effective immediately.

      • Hours:
        6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
        2:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
      • Hourly rate: $14.20/hour
      • Application: In writing to Clara Bisaillon, Transportation Supervisor, Bus Garage Scotia-Glenville CSD Scotia, NY 12302
      Substitute Bus Drivers and Transportation Aides
      Must be good with children and multitasking as primary responsibility will be to transport children to and from school safely.
      • Hours: hours will vary depending on route assignments
      • Qualifications: Must be 21 years or older, have High School Diploma or equivalent, CDL B with passenger, school bus and Air brake endorsement. (we will train if they don’t currently have these qualifications)
      • Must pass 19A/DOT physical, drug and alcohol testing, fingerprinting.
      • Rate of pay: Based on Local 766 Contract
      • Apply at: 500 Sacandaga RD (Bus Garage)
      High School Teacher Aide
      • 1.0 FTE vacancy, effective immediately. High School Diploma required.
      • The current salary is $14.20/hour and will increase on January 1, 2023 (rate to be determined).
      • Please contact Alexis Shaffer for an application, ashaffer@sgcsd.net or (518) 347-3600 x7402

      The duties of a teacher aide include, but are not limited to, the following:

        • Providing the teacher with information about pupils that will assist the teacher in development of appropriate learning experiences
        • Attending to the physical needs and health related activities of students
        • Assisting students with behavioral management needs
      Teaching assistants and tutors


      • From: 2:30-5:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday
      • Rate of Pay: $12,000 stipend (May be split among two individuals)
      • For more information: please contact Mr. Bob Cosmer, Middle School Principal at bcosmer@sgcsd.net


      • From: 2:45-5:15 p.m. Monday-Thursday
      • Rate of Pay: per contractual tutor rate (May be split among two individuals)
      • For more information: please contact Mr. Peter Bednarek, Senior High School Principal at pbednarek@sgcsd.net

      Application process by department

      Scotia-Glenville does not have a human resources department. You must know which department to apply for a position through. Please check below for the proper department in which to submit an application.

      Buildings and grounds

      Custodians, groundworkers and cleaners
      If there is an active opening in the department, you need to pick up an application. Check here to see if there is an opening in the buildings and grounds department.
      Applications can be picked up the Buildings and Grounds office at the District Office, 900 Preddice Parkway (the end of Lark Street) in Scotia. The Buildings and Grounds Department is located near the business office.


      Scotia-Glenville only hires from an active Schenectady County Civil Service Commission list for clerical positions. If there is a position available, and it can not be filled from candidates on the active Civil Service list, then it will be advertised and applications will be available. Please contact (518) 382-1222/(518) 347-3600 for an application or you may email bdelong@sgcsd.net and request an application. Include your name, address and telephone number.


      Please contact the school where you would like to be a monitor. Check here for a list of the schools and their telephone numbers.

      Teachers and administrative applications

      OLAS IconScotia-Glenville uses the ON-LINE APPLICATION SYSTEM FOR EDUCATORS(OLAS) to list many of its employment opportunities. Here is the link to OLAS – www.olasjobs.org/capital.

      Teaching and administrative materials can be found at Application materials to download

      Teaching assistants and Tutors

      For listings see information above.

      Teacher aides

      Please contact (518) 382-1218/(518) 347-3600 for an application or you may email ashaffer@sgcsd.net and request an application. Include your name, address and telephone number.

      Transportation: bus drivers and bus aides

      Please contact (518) 382-1291/(518) 347-3600 for an application

      Applying for a Substitute position

      If you would like to be on a substitute list, please contact the following:

       Teachers – Scotia-Glenville uses the Capital Region BOCES Substitute Coordination Service at http://www.capregboces.org/subcoordination.

       Teacher Assistants/Tutors  See current job openings above

       Teacher Aides – Call (518) 382-1285/(518) 347-3600 or email ashaffer@sgcsd.net and request an application

       Monitors – Contact the school where you would be interested in working. Check here for a list of the schools and their telephone numbers.

       Nurses – RN required, per diem (as needed, daily basis), must upload a copy of resume, cover letter and NYS Registered Professional Nurse Certificate. Please include that information in a letter of interest that may be emailed to cmagil@sgcsd.net. If selected as a substitute candidate, applicant will be called to schedule an interview.