Cohoes City School District


All application materials or questions should be directed to:

Office of Human Resources
Administration Center
7 Bevan Street
Cohoes, NY 12047

Tara Dessingue, Personnel Secretary


Current openings:

Extended School Year Summer Program Positions

Special Education Teacher (4)
Teacher Assistants (3)
Speech Therapist (4 days/week)
Occupational Therapist (3 days/week)
Teacher Aide (5)
Teacher Aide 1:1


Van Schaick Grade School
Cohoes Middle School
Cohoes High School

Term: M-F, July 10, 2017 through August 18, 2017

Deadline to apply: April 28, 2017


Abram Lansing

1.0 Elementary Teacher

Long-term (now through June 30, 2017)

Deadline to apply: April 27, 2017


Harmony Hill

1.0 FTE Teacher Aide

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Good general intelligence, ability to establish good relationships with children and others, familiarity with classroom routine, good background or knowledge in specific field where specialized duties are involved, above average clerical aptitude, resourcefulness in conducting above described activities indirectly related to teaching process, neat personal appearance, ability to maintain discipline, tact, courtesy, good judgment, physical condition commensurate with the demands and duties of the position.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Graduation from high school or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Deadline to apply: April 27, 2017


CHS Summer School



English 9, English 10, English 11
Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry
Earth Science (additional Lab component)
Living Environment (additional Lab component)
Global Studies 9, Global Studies 10, US History

Special Education consultant (2 sessions)

Librarian (1 session)

APEX Lab (2 sessions)

APEX (1 session/week – Math, Science, English)

Ready, Set, High School (8th to 9th grade transition)

TERM: July 10, 2017 through August 15, 2017 (Monday through Thursday)


Deadline to apply: April 27, 2017


Civil Service

Employment Examination Application


Exam Announcement - Parent Liaison
Examination Date: June 10, 2017
Last Filing Date: May 12, 2017


Exam Announcement - Senior Typist
Examination Date: June 10, 2017
Last Filing Date: May 12, 2017


Food Service

Food Service Substitutes (Apply to: Aramark Food Service, c/o Cohoes City School District, 1 Tiger Circle, Cohoes, NY 12047)

Substitutes must be able to work at all school locations. Drug testing is required.

Apply online: Keyword: Cohoes


Substitute teachers

For information about becoming a substitute teacher in the Cohoes City School District, click here.


Employment forms

Application for Instructional, Supervisory/Administrative or Substitute Teaching Position (Fillable PDF form)

Non-instructional Staff Application (Fillable PDF form)

Coaching Application (Fillable PDF form)

Co-Curricular Application (Fillable PDF form)

City of Cohoes Civil Service Commission Application for Examination or Employment (Fillable PDF form)

Hiring Policy Form (Fillable PDF form)


(All forms are in PDF format, which require Adobe Acrobat Reader to view. Acrobat Reader can be downloaded for free from the Adobe Acrobat website.)