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Feb 22, 2019
Charlton Heights Elementary SchoolPashley Elementary SchoolStevens Elementary SchoolO'Rourke Middle SchoolBH-BL High School

Employment: Human Resources

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Looking for a regular or substitute position with the
Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central Schools?

Here's where to learn about what's available and how to apply. Information is divided into two sections: certified staff and support staff.

Support Staff

You can download a copy of the BH-BL support staff application form here (pdf). You may email it back to or mail it to the address on the top of the application.

A list of current support staff job openings can be found above, but please note that we also accept applications for support staff substitutes year round. Being a substitute is a good way to try out a job and to gain experience.


Certified Staff

  • Most openings for teachers, administrators, therapists and guidance counselors occur during the spring and summer, but interested applicants are urged to keep an updated application on file year-round through the online application service.
  • We no longer accept paper applications for these positions. All applications for certified positions must be made online.
  • To view or apply for open positions in these areas, log on to: If you do not have access to a computer, or need assistance in the application or interview process, please notify the Human Resource Department at (518) 399-9141, ext. 85035.
  • Substitute teachers are also needed year-round in all fields, but particularly in music, foreign language, and physical education. If you hold a teaching certificate and are interested in substitute teaching at BH-BL, please apply through the Capital Region BOCES Substitute Registry by contacting (518) 464-3918. Or go to for an application form and answers to Frequently Asked Questions for substitutes. Pay for the 2018-19 school year is $118 per day for certified teachers and $62 per half day. Please do not send any supporting materials (certification, references, credential file, etc.) to the district unless you are contacted about a specific position and requested to do so.


Substitute opportunities

Applications are accepted and candidates will be contacted when there is a need for substitutes in a particular area.

Bus Drivers: Drivers are needed year-round. An extensive paid training program is available to enable qualified drivers to become substitute bus drivers at $19.75 per hour. A high school diploma and regular driving license are required. Substitute Bus Monitors are also needed. For more information, call Director of Transportation Joseph Czub at 399-9141, ext. 83523.

Cleaners: Substitutes are needed for cleaner positions with shifts beginning in the afternoon into the evening for $10.00/hr. Positions are available in all buildings, however the High School and Middle School have the greatest needs.

Food Service Helpers: We have substitute positions available for lunch shifts at all five schools for $10.00 per hour.

Nurses: Substitute registered nurses are needed in all schools. New York license required. They must complete a Support Staff Job Application and contact the BH-BL Human Resources Department to set up an appointment. Registered nurses get paid at Step 1 of the Registered Nurse CSEA Contract pay scale, $24.67/hour.

Other support staff: If you have a high school diploma, we have substitute positions available at the elementary schools, Middle School and High School. Positions include teacher assistant, playground monitor, bus monitor, custodial, computer room assistant and secretary. $10.00 per hour.

For more information, contact the Human Resources office at 399-9141, ext. 85035.



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Retirement & Social Security Law

Under certain circumstances, BH-BL hires employees who are retired from a NYS Retirement System. At this time, the district's Director of School Safety & Security Philip Poitier has been granted the ability to be employed by BH-BL pursuant to Section 211 of Retirement and Social Security Law and 80-5.5 of Commissioner's Regulations. His annual salary for the 2017-18 school year is $54,636 and he has the right to receive a pension while employed through June 30, 2018.