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)
  • HFM BOCES Regional Transportation Service Positions
  • Upcoming Civil Service Tests, Fulton County NY

The Greater Johnstown School District has the following anticipated vacancies for the 2020-21 school year:

Vacant Certified Positions (Administrators, Teachers and Teaching Assistants)

  • Extended Leave Substitute Social Studies Teacher at Johnstown Junior-Senior High School (September 28, 2020 through June 30, 2021). Apply by September 25, 2020, as follows:
    GJSD EMPLOYEES:  Submit a letter of interest to Dr. Karen Geelan, Superintendent by interschool mail or email to: shall@johnstownschools.org.
    Non-GJSD EMPLOYEES:  Apply to Dr. Karen Geelan, Superintendent, 1 Sir Bills Circle, Johnstown, New York 12095 or apply online at OLASJOBS.org.

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. Karen Geelan, Interim Superintendent, 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 visit the Online Application System for Educators to apply for some teacher, teacher assistant or administrative positions: https://www.pnwboces.org/olas.
  • GJSD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Coaching Positions

  • None at this time 

Candidates interested in coaching positions may apply as follows:

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

  • Elementary School Nurse – RN or LPN. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and classified application (applications can be found on our forms page), to Ruthie Cook, 1 Sir Bills Circle Suite 101, Johnstown, NY 12095, no later than October 2, 2020. When applying for the position, please reference Job #2020-H on your application.
  • Long Term Substitute School Secretary at Pleasant Avenue Elementary, anticipated from October 15, 2020 – January 21, 2021. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and classified application (applications can be found on our forms page), to Ruthie Cook, 1 Sir Bills Circle Suite 101, Johnstown, NY 12095, no later than October 2, 2020. When applying for the position, please reference Job #2020-H on your application.
  • 2 Food Service Helpers at Johnstown Jr-Sr High School (3-5 hours per day). Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and classified application (applications can be found on our forms page), to Ruthie Cook, 1 Sir Bills Circle Suite 101, Johnstown, NY 12095, no later than October 1, 2020. When applying for the position, please reference Job #2020-I on your application.
  • Administrative Assistant at The Knox Building. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and classified application (applications can be found on our forms page), to Ruthie Cook, 1 Sir Bills Circle Suite 101, Johnstown, NY 12095, no later than September 24, 2020. When applying for the position, please reference Job #2020-G on your application.
  • 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: Ruthie Cook, Assistant Superintendent, Business Office, 1 Sir Bills Circle, Suite 101, Johnstown, NY 12095, or call 762-4611 for more information. Visit our forms page to download the classified staff application. GJSD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

HFM BOCES Regional Transportation Service

The HFM BOCES Regional Transportation Service has an immediate need for full time school bus drivers and bus attendants and substitute school bus drivers and bus attendants.

Upcoming Civil Service Exams

Fulton County Civil Service (External Site)