Job Opportunities

The Canton Central School District participates in the On-line System for Educators (OLAS).  This is a free service to teacher and administrator candidates seeking employment in the region.  We prefer our applicants for our certified positions to apply on-line.  For complete application information and instructions, or to see our vacancies click here.
Current Openings

Applications are currently under review for the Director of Special Education position. 


Canton Central School District is accepting applications for the following anticipated openings for the 2016-17 school year:

  • Library Media Specialist
  • School Social Worker/School Mental Health Counselor (Qualifications) 
  • Science Teacher (Middle School assignment likely) General Science extension required, all other base science certifications will also be considered 
  • Secondary Technology Teacher (Project Lead the Way a plus)

Applicants must submit the following for consideration, incomplete files will not be considered:

  • Letter of Interest, please specify which position you are applying for
  • Application (found online at the link above)
  • Resume
  • Copy of NYSED Certificate(s)
  • Three Letters of Reference
  • Original College Transcript(s)

All requested materials are to be submitted to: Canton Central School, Attn: Human Resources, 99 State Street, Canton, NY 13617.  Application deadline is May 6, 2016.

Files will be under review with the Selection Committees starting Monday, May 2, 2016 for the following positions: 

  • Grade 7-12 Dean of Students (NYSED Teaching Certification required, Administrative certification a plus) Job Description 
  • Literacy Teacher (all levels) 

Files are currently under review for the position of Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent/District Clerk to the Board of Education.  

Anticipated Start Date: June 20, 2016


Canton Central will be canvassing the St. Lawrence County Civil Service list for a Secretary I in May 2016.  This position is anticipated to be in the High School Main Office providing clerical support to the building principal and staff.  Applicants must be reachable on the St. Lawrence County Civil Service list for consideration and appointment to this position.  

Civil Service Canvass Letters will be mailed May 2, 2016

Anticipated Start Date: July 5, 2016 

St. Lawrence County Civil Service Office,


Canton Central is accepting applications for a School Business Manager, 12-month position.  Applicants must be reachable on the St. Lawrence County Civil Service list OR hold a NYS Department of Education School District Business Leader (SDBL) Certification. 

Qualified applicants should send a letter of interest, resume, non-instructional application (found in the link above), three letters of reference, NYSED certification (if applicable) and college transcript(s) to: Canton Central School, Attn: Human Resources, 99 State Street, Canton, NY 13617. For more information you may contact Andrea Waters at 315-386-8561, ext. 4203 or email 

Civil Service Canvass Letters will be mailed July 1, 2016 

Anticipated Start Date: September 1, 2016

Salary will be commensurate with experience.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

St. Lawrence County Civil Service Office,

School Business Manager Job Description 


No openings at this time



Canton Central School is accepting applications for all Substitute Positions  for the 2015-16 school year.

Send letter of interest, resume, application, reference letters and credentials to Personnel, 99 State Street, Canton, NY 13617 or email


The Canton Central School District is continuously accepting application for the following substitute needs: 

Classroom Teacher- $100 per day for Certified Teachers/$87.50 per day non-certified)

 (Teaching Certification or a Bachelor’s Degree is required to substitute as a classroom teacher)

Nurses- RPN $15.00 per hour, LPN $12.50 per hour 

Teaching Assistant- $9.50 per hour

Teacher Aide and Monitors- $9.25 per hour
Clerical/Office- $9.00 per hour
Bus Drivers- $17.50 per hour

Food Service Help- $10.25 per hour

Custodial Workers- 10.25 per hour

See our "Applications" link for a complete list of applications to download for the position you would like to apply for. Unless otherwise noted, please submit the following:
  • Application
  • Letter of Interest
  • Resume
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • College Transcripts
Send To:
Canton Central School
Personnel Office 
99 State Street 
Canton, New York 13617

In addition, school district employees are required to comply with the fingerprinting process as referred to under SAVE Law.  The cost of this fingerprinting process is $99.70 and is the responsibility of the employee prior to appointment. You may apply for your fingerprints by visiting and using the ORI Number: TEACH to complete your fingerprint for the NY State Education Department.