Employment Opportunities


Thank you for your interest in employment at the Elmira City School District! Our district is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Our district no longer accepts paper employment applications. You must apply online for consideration. If you do not have access to a computer with an internet connection or a scanner, you may come to our office and apply using our new computer kiosks for online applicants.

Before you may be considered for employment, your online application file must be complete. A complete online file includes the following:


  • Completed Civil Service Application
  • A current resume
  • A letter of interest
  • One written and signed current letter of reference, less than three years old. Only a professional reference must be submitted. Letter must be signed by the person writing the reference. (Signatures that are computer-generated fonts or scripts are not acceptable.)
  • Copy of your high school diploma/transcripts or GED
  • If you are applying for a position that requires a professional license and/or first aide and CPR, these must be provided at the time of application.


  • Completed Application of Employment
  • A current resume
  • A letter of Interest
  • Three written and signed current letters of reference, less than three years old. (Substitutes are only required to submit one written and signed letters of reference). Letters must be signed by the person writing the reference. (Signatures that are computer-generated fonts or scripts are not acceptable.)
  • Copies of your undergraduate and graduate transcripts (no internet copies please. Must be on school letterhead).
  • Photocopy of your New York State teaching certification (New York State teaching Certification is not required for substitutes)

All of your materials must be uploaded into your online application file. When all of these pieces of information are in your online file, your application will be considered complete. Application materials are kept in our active file for a period of one year.

Every application will be reviewed, but it may not be possible to interview each applicant. If your application is selected for an interview, you will be notified.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (607-735-3020).




Contact Us

    Elmira City School District
    Human Resources
    951 Hoffman Street
    Elmira, NY 14905
    Phone: (607) 735-3020
    Fax: (607) 735-3002


    Director of Administration

    Human Resources Administrative Assistant

    Confidential Secretary to the Director of Administration

    School Personnel Clerk (Non-Instructional)

    School Personnel Clerk (Instructional)



Fingerprinting Fee Notice

New York State requires fingerprinting of all school district employees, which currently costs $94.25.

It is the responsibility of the employee to pay this fee, and it should be paid at the time of hire using a Visa, MasterCard or debit card. If the prospective employee does not have a credit/debit card, prepaid cards may be purchased at most local grocery stores or pharmacies. Please make sure your card is activated prior to your fingerprinting appointment with our district's Human Resource Department.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this payment of the fingerprinting fee, please contact the Human Resources director at 607-735-3038.


Equal Opportunity Employer Notice

The Elmira City School District is committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. The Elmira City School District complies with applicable laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the District has facilities.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, nd training. Questions regarding this policy or procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer and Section 504/ADA Coordinator, Hillary Austin.


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