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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)


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

  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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Immediate Vacancies

Bus Driver

  • Starting rate: $20.71/hour
  • Paid training
  • Competitive pay
  • Health benefit coverage

To apply: Click here and follow the instructions for “Non-instructional Civil Service Applications”

Substitute Positions

  • Teachers

To apply: Click here and follow the instructions for “Instructional Applications”

  • Teacher aides
  • Bus aides
  • Monitors
  • Nurses
  • Cleaners

To apply: Click here and follow the instructions for “Non-instructional Civil Service Applications”

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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
  • Age 50 & Up
  • 15 Year Service Catch-up (if eligible)
  • Maximum Employer Contributions

Combined Limit

  • Age 49 & Below
  • Age 50 & Above

Looking for help?

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

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Health Insurance Coverage

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Employee Bargaining Agreements

New Hartford Administrators Association

Includes senior high school principal, junior high school principal, elementary school
principals (3), high school dean of students, junior high school dean of students, director of
student services, CSE chairperson, and director of athletics and safety.

Access the New Hartford Administrators Association Contract
Access the New Hartford Administrators Association Contract Extension

New Hartford Teachers Association

Includes all certified personnel including, teachers, school counselors, school psychologists,
speech and hearing therapists, social workers, nurses, coaches, and teaching assistants
with the exception of directors and administrators.

Access the New Hartford Teachers Association Contract

New Hartford Employees Union

Includes account clerks, auto mechanics, building maintenance mechanics, building
maintenance workers, bus aides, bus drivers, cleaners, clerks, COTA, custodians,
dispatcher, DP aides, grounds/building maintenance, groundsman, grounds/mechanic
laundry worker nights, monitors, motor vehicle operators, night watch, office specialists,
teacher aides.

Access the New Hartford Employees’ Union Contract

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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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Important Forms and Information

NYS Department of Labor and United States Department of Labor

NY Laws

Federal Law


Board Policy

Helpful Links

Know Your Rights in the Workplace (New York & Federal Labor Laws Poster)

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