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 9,850 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

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 at Shenendehowa?

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. SAA, DLST, SUSA 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

  • 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 Tutorial. CSEA 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@shenschools.org. CSEA 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 Positions

  • Teaching Substitutes  (the SASIE contract applies)
  • Tutors
  • Coaches
  • Support Staff
    • Clerical, teacher aide, monitor
    • Food Service
    • Security guards
    • Bus drivers & bus monitors
    • Cleaners, maintenance & grounds
    • Lifeguards

Substitute Application Process

  • Applications are accepted through Shenendehowa’s online recruiting portal RecruitFront
  • For your convenience, please review this video tutorial to guide you through the registration and application process

For additional information and/or questions specific to RecruitFront, please reach out to the Office of Human Resources at HR@shenschools.org or (518) 881-0650.

Required Online Training

All employees and substitutes are required to complete the following trainings annually (each 7/1 – 6/30). It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure that ALL training requirements are achieved by the respective deadlines. It is recommended that employees complete the trainings in the order shown below.

  • Annual Board of Education Policy Review (deadline 9/15);
  • Hazard Communication (deadline 9/15);
  • Bloodborne Pathogen (certain positions only, deadline 9/15);
  • Child Abuse Mandated Reporter (deadline 10/1);
  • Harassment/Sexual Harassment (deadline 10/1); and
  • Safety, Health & Wellness (deadline 10/1).

Support staff may fulfill their annual requirements at in-person trainings offered at department/safety meetings or Superintendent’s Conference day occurring prior to 10/1 (i.e. Transportation, Food Service, Facilities & Operations). In order to fulfill your training requirements in-person training, attendance confirmation is required.