The South Colonie Department of Human Resources plays a critical support role in the day to day operations of the school district.
Human Resources supports the South Colonie administrative staff in the recruitment, selection and hiring of more than 1,000 teaching and support staff. The department also works closely with the entire staff in the implementation of union/district initiatives, bargaining agreements and Board of Education policies.
The department also oversees issues regarding fair labor practices, due process proceedings, mediation and conflict resolution, ongoing staff development, management of in-service credits, educational seminars and graduate credits, the teacher mentoring program and the maintenance of confidential personnel records.
Staff Resources Page for All South Colonie Employees
The Staff Resources portion of the Human Resources Department web page provides a variety of resources and general information for all South Colonie employees such as benefits, physical exams, payroll forms, Family Medical Leave Act, sexual harassment, Capital Employees Assistance Program and more. To access this page, click here.
Information for South Colonie Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Administrators
The district employs about 500 teachers, 70 teaching assistants and 25 administrators at its five elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school, Central Avenue Learning Center and District Office. The Teachers/Teaching Assistants/Administrators portion of the Human Resources Department web page provides a variety of resources for these staff members such as the teacher mentoring program, employee contracts, SCTA forms, inservice and professional development, child care leave and more. To access the Teacher/Teaching Assistants/Administrators page, click here.
Information for South Colonie Substitute Teachers
The district has a continual need for substitute teachers to work in our schools. However, the hiring and monitoring of all substitute teachers is NOT done by the district but is coordinated through the Capital Region BOCES Substitute Coordination Service. For ALL information regarding substitute teaching in South Colonie, please DO NOT contact the South Colonie Department of Human Resources. Instead, contact the BOCES Substitute Coordination Service at (518) 464-3919.
For information on South Colonie substitute teacher rates of pay, click here (pdf).
Information for South Colonie Support Staff
The district employs more than 400 staff members who fit under the support staff category. Support staff includes bus drivers, office clerical help, custodial workers, food service workers, school monitors, occupational therapy assistants and school nurses who work in all of South Colonie's schools and offices. The Support Staff portion of the Human Resources Department web page provides a variety of resources for these staff members such as job descriptions and employment applications, evaluation forms and other publications. To access the Support Staff page, click here.