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New Hartford Central School District is looking for employees who share in our vision of fostering an innovative community of lifelong learners. We are committed to our mission of ensuring an engaging, student-focused environment where everyone can learn, succeed and values:

  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Citizenship
  • Integrity

Our talented team of educators, administrators, and support services are dedicated to the success of our students. Through open communication, we aim to build trust in the community in order to develop partnerships that nurture future-focused learning. Our goal is to cultivate a holistic program in which each individual student is challenged and supported to reach their full potential.

The success of our students relies on the success of our employees, which is why we offer opportunities for professional growth and development. We also understand the importance of achieving work-life balance. In addition to being supported in a welcoming and positive work environment, NHCSD employees have access to:

  • Generous paid time off
  • Competitive wages/salaries
  • Comprehensive health benefits package
  • New York State Retirement System
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible Spending Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Applying

Please follow the application instructions for the position that you are applying for. Some roles require an online application while others require a traditional application.

If you have any questions while applying, please contact the Personnel Office.

Instructional Applications

Please fill out and email the Instructional Employment Application to Human Resources.

Non-Instructional Civil Service applications are now online.

  1. Visit The Oneida County Department of Personnel and select New Hartford Central School District
  2. Log in or Register a new account to continue
  3. Apply for the open position

Non-Instructional applicants are required to fill out the Civil Service Application in addition to the Civil Service Veteran Form.

Note: Not all Civil Service positions are tested.

  • Bus Drivers, Teacher Aides, Office Specialist I (Part-Time), and Registered Professional Nurses are deemed non-competitive and are not tested but required to meet the minimum qualifications through Civil Service. Learn about Job Specifications
  • Cleaners/Grounds, School Bus Attendants, and School Monitors are deemed apart of the labor and do not require minimum qualifications through Civil Service.
  • Account Clerk, Full-Time Office Specialist I and all IT positions are deemed competitive and are tested through Civil Service. Please follow the link to see when the next examinations are available to take for these positions: See Civil Service Examinations 

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Vacancies

Immediate Vacancies

  • Bus mechanic – minimum starting rate: $24/hour
  • Bus driver – minimum starting rate: $20/hour
  • Bus aide – minimum 4 hour shifts
  • Substitute
    • Teachers
    • Teacher aides
    • Bus aides
    • Monitors
    • Nurses
    • Cleaners
    • Bus drivers
    • Grounds workers
    • Office specialists

Anticipated Vacancies

Transportation Supervisor

Anticipated Start Date: May 2024
Application Deadline: March 4, 2024

Details: This role entails supervising operational elements of the school district’s buses and drivers. As a Civil Service position, the successful applicant must either have the Civil Service Title (or similar), or have taken the exam given in December 2023 (Transportation Supervisor (OC) Exam # 65-586)

To Apply: Send resume and letter of interest to

New Hartford Central School District
Human Resources
29 Oxford Road
New Hartford, NY 13413

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403B Availability

The Opportunity

You have the opportunity to save for retirement by participating in your Employer’s 403(b) retirement plan. The 403(b) plan is a retirement plan for certain employees of public schools, tax-exempt organizations and ministries.

We recommend that all employees visit our education page.

Why save with 403(b)?

  • You do not pay income on allowable contributions until you begin making withdrawals from the plan, usually after your retirement.
  • Investment gains in the plan are not taxed until distribution.
  • Generally, retirement assets can be carried from one employer to another.

Future retirement savings value assuming 6% growth

$50 Monthly Contribution

5 years – $3,489

15 years – $14,541

20 years – $23,102

$200 Monthly Contribution

5 years – $13,954

15 years – $58,164

20 years – $92,402

$500 Monthly Contribution

5 years – $34,885

15 years – $145,409

20 years – $231,020

How can I participate?

Prior to contributing you must open an account with an investment provider authorized in the Plan, a list of which is available below.

Complete a Salary Reduction Agreement (SRA) online. 

If you are already contributing to your Employer’s Plan and you want to change your contribution amount or investment provider, simply complete and submit a new SRA. You can begin or change your contributions as soon as your next payment cycle following our receipt of a complete SRA.

How much can I contribute annually?

In 2023 you may contribute up to $22,500 if you are 49 years of age and below, and up to $30,000 if you are 50 years of age and over. You may also be entitled to additional catch-up provisions like the 15 Year Service Catch-up.

Please contact OMNI’s Customer Care Center at 877-544-6664 for further details.

Contribution Limits

  • Age 49 & Below
    $22,500
  • Age 50 & Up
    $30,000
  • 15 Year Service Catch-up (if eligible)
    $3,000
  • Maximum Employer Contributions
    $66,000

Combined Limit

  • Age 49 & Below
    $66,000
  • Age 50 & Above
    $73,500

Looking for help?

Learn more and have an investment professional to reach out to you.

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Our District Links

Personnel Office

29 Oxford Road
New Hartford, NY 13413
Phone (315) 624-1280
Fax (315) 624-1265

Jennifer L. RussEmail
Human Resources/Labor Relations

Non-discrimination statement

The New Hartford Central School District declares that it will not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religion, age, national origin, qualified disability,marital status or any other human differences with regard to employment conditions of staff, opportunities and programs offered to students, the District’s relationship with the public, establishment of educational programs and services, access to facilities, programs and services, and with individuals with whom the District does business.

Inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policy should be directed to:

Allen Hyde, Asst. Superintendent for
Curriculum & Instruction
New Hartford Central School District
33 Oxford Road
New Hartford, NY

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