The Shenendehowa Central School District is one of the largest school systems and employers in upstate New York, employing more than 1,800 people who serve approximately 9850 students.

Hiring for Excellence:

We seek employees with:

  • A proven track record for connecting with students
  • An unwavering commitment that all students can and will learn as a direct result of the teacher’s efforts
  • An unwavering commitment that all students can and will learn as a direct result of the teacher’s efforts

We seek employees who are:

  • Culturally appreciative and sensitive persons who model and promote sensitivity and understanding of various cultures, backgrounds, orientations and religions (Profile of Shen employee)
  • Strongly oriented toward personal and professional growth

The Human Resource Office is open from 7:45 a.m. until 4:15 p.m. throughout the school year; from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. during vacation periods and from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. during July and August.

Seeking employment with Shen?

Board Appointed Positions

The District accepts applications for posted positions only.  

Qualifications and instructions on how to apply are provided in the job postings.

Administrative Positions

Positions include: superintendent, assistant superintendent, principal, assistant principal, academic administrators, directors and other specialized positions. SAADLSTSUSA or Superintendent contracts apply. Applications must be submitted through OLAS.

Instructional Positions

Positions include: teacher, guidance counselor, psychologist, social worker, speech pathologist, intervention counselor, and other specialized positions. STA contract applies. Applications must be submitted through OLAS.

Support Staff Positions – OLAS Tutorial

As of October 1, 2016, paper applications will no longer be accepted.

  • Non-competitive positions include: teacher aide, school monitor, cleaner, food service, building maintenance, grounds-keeper, security guard and other non-teaching positions. Applicants must apply through OLAS. For assistance, please review the OLAS TutorialCSEA contract applies. 
  • Competitive positions require civil service exam and include: typist, account clerk typist, school technologist, building custodian, systems analyst, bus dispatcher/routing specialist.  Applicants must apply via HR@shenet.orgCSEA or SUSA contracts apply.
  • Transportation positions include: bus drivers, bus monitors and busport attendants.  Applicants must contact Jalna Rudolph at 881-0240, ext. 58400.  CSEA or SUSA contracts apply.
Substitute/Tutoring Positions

Positions include: substitute teacher and non-instructional substitute positions and district-arranged tutoring assignments.  For substitute teachers the SASIE contract applies.

Coaching/Aquatics Positions

Positions include: all coaching, lifeguard and lead lifeguard positions. Lifeguard application (applicants must first contact Chuck Dunham, Aquatics Director)


Substitute Positions

Processing of new substitutes is by appointment ONLY. Please contact the Office of Human Resources for information.

All candidates MUST produce a fully completed application and all required documentation at the time of the scheduled appointment. 

Instructional Substitute Teacher Application – for certified teachers interested in substitute teaching at Shenendehowa.

Non-instructional Substitute Application – for those interested in non-teaching substitute positions.


Required On-line Training – Instructions

Hazcom Training
Required for all Shen staff and substitutes must complete HAZCOM training annually.

Bloodborne Pathogens
Required for nurses (and subs), special education staff and aides providing personal care (and subs), sports trainer (and subs), aquatics director, lifeguards, custodial/cleaner/maintenance personnel (and subs), grounds staff, senior repairer, auto repair helper, fleet maintenance supervisor, and special education bus drivers/aides only.