Employment

Thank you for your interest in a position with the Greater Johnstown School District. Please scroll down this page to see the following:

  • Certified Positions (Administrators, Teachers and Teaching Assistants)
  • Coaching Positions
  • Classified Openings (Building & Grounds, Clerical Staff, Custodians, Food Service Workers, Nurses and Teacher Aides)
  • Upcoming Civil Service Tests, Fulton County NY

The Greater Johnstown School District has the following anticipated vacancies for the 2018-19 school year:

Vacant Certified Positions (Administrators, Teachers and Teaching Assistants)

  • Teaching Assistant at Knox Junior High. Probationary position beginning September 1, 2018. Interested candidates should apply by August 24, 2018 as set forth below. Please reference job posting #2018-04 on your application.
  • Special Education Teacher at JHS. Probationary position beginning September 1, 2018. Interested candidates should apply by August 20, 2018 as set forth below. Please reference job posting #2018-03 on your application.
  • Special Education Teacher at Knox Junior High. Probationary position beginning September 1, 2018. Interested candidates should apply by August 14, 2018 as set forth below. Please reference job posting #2018-01 on your application.
  • Teaching Assistant at Warren Street Elementary. Probationary position beginning September 1, 2018. Interested candidates should apply by August 14, 2018 as set forth below. Please reference job posting #2018-02 on your application.

Candidates interested in administrative, teacher, or teacher assistant positions may apply as follows:

  • Current GJSD employees should submit a letter of interest to the Superintendent of Schools via interschool mail, or by e-mail in care of shall@johnstownschools.org. Please reference the job posting number in your letter. GJSD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Non-GJSD employees may send a letter of interest, resume, certification, transcripts and references to Dr. Patricia Kilburn, Superintendent of Schools, 1 Sir Bills Circle, Johnstown, NY 12095, together with a certified staff application. Please reference the job posting number in your letter of interest. Visit our forms page to download the certified staff application.  Applicants may also also apply via the Online Application System for Educators: https://www.pnwboces.org/olas. GJSD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Coaching Positions

  • Cross Country Head Coach. Interested candidates should apply by August 14, 2018 as set forth below.
  • JV Girls Soccer, Modified Girls Soccer, Modified Boys Soccer. Interested candidates should apply as set forth below.

Candidates interested in coaching positions may apply as follows:

  • Current Employees: Submit letter of interest to James Robare, Director of Athletics, P.E., Health & Recreation, via inter-school mail or by e-mail to jrobare@johnstownschools.org. GJSD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Non-GJSD Employees: Submit letter of interest and required application materials as listed below to James Robare, Director of Athletics, P.E., Health & Recreation, via regular mail to 1 Sir Bills Circle, Johnstown, New York 12095, or by e-mail  to jrobare@johnstownschools.org. GJSD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Required qualifications for coaching positions: NYS Education Department fingerprint clearance; valid first aid/CPR certification; Heads-up Concussion Management training; and one of the following:

  • NYS Physical Education Teacher Certification OR
  • Other NYS Teacher Certification and applicable coaching courses* OR
  • NYS Coaching License, Child Abuse Identification Workshop, School Violence Intervention an Prevention Workshop, DASA (Dignity for All Students) training and applicable coaching courses*

*Required coaching courses: Philosophy, Principles of Organization of Athletics (within 2 years); Health Aspects of Coaching (within 5 years); Theory & Techniques (within 5 years)

Classified Openings (Building & Grounds, Clerical Staff, Custodians, Food Service Workers, Nurses and Teacher Aides)

  • Food Service Helper @ JHS, 5 hours per day, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Reply as set forth below no later than August 22, 2018. Please reference job posting #2018-I on your application or letter.
  • Food Service Helper @ Pleasant, 4 hours per day, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Reply as set forth below no later than August 22, 2018. Please reference job posting #2018-H on your application or letter.
  • Food Service Helper @ JHS, 3 hours per day, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Reply as set forth below no later than August 22, 2018. Please reference job posting #2018-G on your application or letter.
  • Custodian, 8 hours per day, 6:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Warren Street. This position will start on September 1, 2018. Reply as set forth below no later than August 21, 2018. Please reference job posting #2018-F on your application or letter.
  • Substitute Food Service Helpers. Prior food service experience preferred but not required.
  • Substitute Nurses. High school diploma or equivalent and current valid nursing license required.
  • Substitute Secretaries. High school diploma or equivalent and 1 year of clerical experience required.
  • Substitute Teacher Aides. High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Substitute Custodial Workers. Prior building cleaning experience preferred but not required.

Candidates interested in classified staff positions should send a letter of interest and a classified application, (nurses: send copy of nursing license) to:  Betsy Thomas, Business Office, 1 Sir Bills Circle, Suite 101, Johnstown, NY 12095, or call 762-4611 ext. 3161 for more information. Visit our forms page to download the classified staff application. GJSD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Upcoming Civil Service Exams

Fulton County Civil Service (External Site)