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Position TitleJob NumberJob DescriptionPay Scale
Long-Term Substitute Library Media Specialist

Position Type: Long-Term SubstituteTeachers/School Media Specialist (Library)

Supervisor: Program Manager for Itinerant Services/Student Programs

Basic Function: To provide all students with an enriched library environment containing a wide variety of materials that will invite intellectual growth, and to aid all students in acquiring the skills needed to take full advantage of media resources. This position will be assigned 0.4 FTE with Belfast ans 0.6 FTE with Scio.

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Operates and supervises the media center to which assigned
  • Evaluates, selects, and requisitions new media center materials
  • Assists teachers in the selection of books and other instructional matreial and makes media center materials available to supplement the in structional program.
  • Informs teachers and other staff members conserning new materials the media center acquires
  • Maintains a comprehensive and efficient system for cataloging all media center materials and instructs teachers and students on use of the system.
  • Arranges for interlibrary loan of materials of interest or use to teachers.
  • Works with teachers in planning those assignments likely to lead to extended use of media center resources.
  • Promotes appropriate conduct of students using media center facilities.
  • Helps students to develop habits of independent reference work and to develop skill in the use of reference materials in relation to planned assignments.
  • Presents and discusses materials with a class studying a particular topic, on the invitation of the teacher.
  • Participates at curriculum meetings.
  • Counsels with and gives reading guidance to students who have special reading problems or unusual intellectual interests.
  • Arranges frequently changing book-related displays and exhibits likely to interest the media center's patrons.
  • Prepares and administers the media center budget.
  • Weeds obsolete and worn materials from the collections.
  • Supervises the clerical routines necessary for the smooth operation of the media center.
  • Develop programs to motivate reading, listening, viewing and communication skills in students and professional staff.
  • Other such duties as may be assigned by the District Superintendent.
Per UBTA Contract
Long Term Substitute Early Entry CTE Teacher

Position Name: Long Term Substitute Early Entry CTE Teacher

Division: Career and Technical Education

Supervisor: CTE Building Principal

Basic Funstion: Develop in each student an awareness and understanding coupled with the basic skills/knowledge applicable to a specific occupation in the business or public sector; and to instill in each student essential work ethics such as safe working habits, quality of work, continuation of education, reliability, competence, loyalty and dependability; other duties as assigned by Building Principal.

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Teaches career and technical skills; knowledge and employability skills to provide students with the competence to be an economic asset to the employer.
  • Instructs pupils in citizenship, basic communication skills, common learner competencies, and other general elements of the course of study as specified in state law, administrative regulations, and procedures of the school district.
  • Participates in planning and developing goals, objectives, curricula, and methods as requested.
  • Develops lesson plans and organizes class time so that preparation, instruction, shop work, and cleanup activities can be accomplished in the allotted time.
  • Demonstrates occupational materials, equipment, tools, quality measurements and processes, using standard or teacher-prepared models, mock-ups, sketches, and other instructional aides.
  • Guides students in selection and performance of appropriate activities.
  • Provides individual and group instruction appropriate to the needs of the student(s) and the requirements of the activities being performed.
  • Instructs students in the appropriate safety precautions and the safe operation and use of tools, machinery, and equipment.
  • Assists in the control, storage, maintenance, and use of materials and property to prevent loss or abuse.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of classroom student conduct to provide on orderly, safe, and productive environment.
  • Maintains contacts with the business community to keep informed of new developments in job and quality requirements which must be reflected in the curriculum in order to develop in the students the marketable skills that are required by prospective employers.
  • Communicates with employers, parents, and school counselors on individual students progress as the need arises.
  • Identifies pupils needs, and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve attitude and learning problems.
  • Provides encouragement for continuation of formal education and assistance to students in employment awareness skills.
  • Supervises students in out-of-classroom program related activities during the assigned working day.
  • Attends faculty meetings and works with Career & Technical Advisory Committee in the development and implementation of specific career and technical programs.
  • May share in the sponsorship of student activities and club activities.
  • Coordinates work schedules and stations with the participating facilities where training is done, for example; hospitals.
  • Evaluates each pupil's performance, knowledge, and skills in course being taught; prepares progress reports.
  • Maintains accurate and complete student records.
  • Selects and requisitions books, instructional aids, equipment, tools, materials, supplies, and parts as required, working under established budget and procedures.
  • Does other duties as assigned by the Building Principal.

Salary: Per Contract

Per UBTA Contract
2022-23 Substitute Laborer (Continuous Recruitment)

Position: Substitute Laborer

Division: Facility Services

Supervisor: Senior Maintenance Mechanic

Description: The class involves a wide group of positions involved with the performance of a wide variety of routine manual tasks in a wide variety of work settings. Duties are performed under direct or general supervision depending on the nature of the tasks to be completed. A Laborer does related work as required.

Typical Work Activities:

  • Load and unloads materials, parts, or products onto or from pallets, carts, or trucks manually or using a hoist;
  • Transports containers of refuse and disposes in refuse boxes or incinerators;
  • Performs a variety of heavy cleaning work, such as washing walls and windows;
  • Acts as a helper to skilled or semi-skilled workers;
  • Shovels snow from sidewalks, stairs, and other passages;
  • Rakes, tamps, and shovels asphalt;
  • Excavates and fills trenches;
  • Charges mixing machines with cement, sand, and stone;
  • Salts and sands streets and roads;
  • Helps rebuild road shoulders and install drainpipe;
  • Cuts brush and grass using hand tools or mower;
  • Participates in the installation of guard rails, traffic signs, and markings;
  • Acts as a flagman directing traffic;
  • Paints equipment and buildings;
  • May operate a motor vehicle transporting personnel and materials
$15 per hour
2022-23 Substitute Teachers for CTE (Continuous Recruitment)

Position: Substitute Teachers for Career & Technical 

Division: Career & Technical Education

Supervisor: Building Principal

Description: Provide instruction and supervision in absence of the Teacher in Career & Technical Education classrooms located in Belmont, Ellicottville, and Olean.


  • $100.00 Daily Rate (Uncertified)
  • $125.00 Daily Rate (Certified)


$100.oo Daily (Uncert) $125.00 Daily (Cert)
2022-23 Substitute Teachers for Special Education (Continuous Recruitment)

Position: Substitute Teacher for Special Education

Division: Special Education - Serving classrooms in Cattaraugus & Allegany County school districts.

Supervisor: Special Education Teacher

Description: Provide instruction and supervision in the absence of the Teacher in Special Education classrooms located in Allegany & Cattaraugus Counties.


  • $100.00 Daily Rate (Uncertified)
  • $125.00 Daily Rate (Certified)
$100.00 Daily (Uncert) $125.00 Daily (Cert)
2022-23 Substitute Teacher Aides (Continuous Recruitment)

Position: Substitute Teacher Aide

Division: Special Education - Serving Cattaraugus & Allegany County school districts.

Supervisor: Special Education Supervisor

Description: This is responsible work involving the performance of non-teaching tasks related to the teaching process in a classroom or school. Incumbents relieve the teaching staff of that part of their duties related to teaching, which may be performed by a non-teacher. The duties of this class differ from those of School Monitor due to the more complex nature of the assignments that are performed, though on a limited basis Teacher Aide may be assigned monitoring duties. A Teacher Aide does related work as required.

Typical Work Activities:

  • Works with small groups of students, or one-on-one, reinforcing skills taught by a teacher;
  • Helps teacher with bulletin boards, arts and crafts, and the conduct of games;
  • Operates copy machines producing ditto copies, transparencies, and other copied material utilized in the teaching process;
  • Collates copied material;
  • Takes attendance and distributes work folders;
  • Distributes audio-visual equipment and materials;
  • Operates audio-visual equipment;
  • Directs students to classes;
  • Proctors and assists in the conduct of examinations;
  •  May perform incidental duplicating and typing tasks;
  •  Assists in toileting of incontinent children;
  • Assists children in daily living skills;
  • Helps in feeding children who need this service;
  • Assists in transporting non-ambulatory or developmentally disables children;
  • Assists students with behavioral management needs;
  • May supervise students in various settings such as classroom, hall, lunchroom, bus, playground, or parking lot.

Per regulations of the Commissioner of Education, to be employed in a position designated by a school district or BOCES as involving direct contact with students, a clearance for employment from the State Education Department is required.

$15.00 per hour
2022-23 Substitute School Nurse (Continuous Recruitment)

Position: Substitute School Nurse

Division: Exceptional Education

Supervisor: Special Education Area Supervisor

DESCRIPTION:  The work involves responsibility for giving care to students and for performing related nursing services including pupil health screening and notification of defects and communicable disease control. The work is performed under the general supervision of a school physician and/or school administration. Supervision may be exercised over the work of clerical assistants or LPNs. A School Nurse does related work as required.


  • Conducts or assists the school physician in the conduct of eye, hearing, and scoliosis testing of students;
  • Administers first aid and emergency treatment to students and employees;
  • Assists at school immunization clinics;
  • Arranges to transport sick or injured students or employees to hospital, home, doctor’s, and dentist’s office in cases of emergency;
  • Inspects the school plant, playground, and cafeteria and reports on general safety and sanitary conditions;
  • Orders, inventories, and oversees the storage of first aid and related health supplies and equipment;
  • Consults with staff members, school physician, and parents concerning health factors related to nonattendance and communicable diseases;
  • May maintain attendance records of school students;
  • Prepares records and reports as required.

Per regulations of the Commissioner of Education, to be employed in a position designated by a school district or BOCES as involving direct contact with students, a clearance for employment from the State Education Department is required.

Per UBTA Contract
2022-23 Substitute Reception Clerks (Continuous Recruitment)

Position: Substitute Reception Clerk

Division: Career & Technical Education

Supervisor: Building Principal

Description: This is public contact work involving responsibility for directing persons and telephone callers to the proper employee of an agency. An incumbent may also receive and direct callers at the reception desk of an agency or department. Incumbents also perform a variety of clerical and typing tasks. A Reception Clerk does related work as required.

Typical Work Activities:

  • Receives telephone calls and supplies routine information or refers calls to proper party;
  • Operates an agency or department switchboard;
  • Keeps records or long-distance calls and tolls;
  • Processes incoming and outgoing mail;
  • Types records and reports and checks for clerical accuracy, completeness and proper extensions;
  • Types materials from copy, rough draft, dictating machines or other detailed instructions;
  • May maintain simple files;
  • May utilize electronic data processing systems to process, record or report data.


$15.00 per hour
2022-23 Substitute Driver/Courier (Continuous Recruitment)

Position: Substitute Driver/Courier

Division: Instructional Support Services

Supervisor: Program Manager for Learning Resources

Description: This is routine manual work involving responsibility for the safe and economical operation of a motor vehicle in the delivery and pickup of equipment, supplies, materials, information, and messages. The incumbent may perform basic maintenance or inventory control duties when not making deliveries. The work is performed under general supervision according to set procedures. A Driver/Courier does related work as required.

Typical Work Activities:

  • Operates a motor vehicle delivering equipment, supplies, materials, messages, and information;
  • Loads and unloads vehicles;
  • Makes special deliveries as assigned;
  • May perform minor repairs on agency equipment and preventive maintenance on vehicles;
  • May perform basic maintenance tasks;
  • May, on occasion, transport personnel from one location to another.


$15.00 per hour
2022-23 Substitute Cleaners (Continuous Recruitment)

Position: Substitute Cleaner

Division: Safety, Energy, Facilities Services

Supervisor: Director of Facilities III

Description: This is primarily routine manual work calling for the efficient and economical performance of cleaning and minor maintenance tasks. Work is performed under general supervision according to established procedures. A Cleaner does related work as required.

Typical Work Activities:

  • Sweeps and mops floors and stairs;
  • Dusts chairs, tables, and other furniture;
  • Washes windows, walls, sinks, and other fixtures;
  • Polishes furniture and metal furnishings;
  • Empties waste baskets, collects and disposes of rubbish;
  • Replaces soap and towels;
  • Waxes floors;
  • Moves and arranges chairs, tables, and other furnishings and equipment;
  • Cleans clothes, equipment, and other laundry items using washing and drying machines;
  • May load and unload materials, parts, or products manually or using a hoist;
  • May shovel snow from sidewalks, stairs, and other passages;
  • May direct facility users to appropriate areas and observe their conduct to report violations facility rules;
  • May open, close, and check building securing windows, locks, and doors;
  • May collect, fold, sort, and distribute laundry and linen items;
  • May perform minor maintenance tasks;
  • May operate motor vehicle to travel from one work site to another

IN JURISDICTIONS WHERE REQUIRED:  Possession and maintenance of the appropriate class NYS driver’s license.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT FOR APPOINTMENT IN SCHOOL DISTRICTS / BOCES: Per regulations of the Commissioner of Education, to be employed in a position designated by a school district or BOCES as involving direct contact with students, a clearance for employment from the State Education Department is required.

$15.00 per hour


The Cattaraugus-Allegany-Erie-Wyoming Board of Cooperative Educational Services does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status or political identity, gender expression, and religious practices or any other basis prohibited by New York State and/or federal non-discrimination laws in employment or its programs and activities. The District provides equal access to community and youth organizations. Inquiries regarding the District’s non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Non-Discrimination / Anti-Harassment