Silver Creek Central School District is now participating in the online WNY School Application System supported by the Western New York Regional Information Center (WNYRIC). The WNY School Application System is a consortium of schools that offer an online process to those seeking employment in administrative, teaching, and support staff positions within area school districts.

Interested applicants should apply to Silver Creek Central School District through the WNY School Application System or via the Instructional Employment Application or the Non Instructional Employment Application in the document container. 

For additional questions or assistance with the system, contact the WNYRIC at:
Phone: 1-800-872-0780, Option #2 

Administrative Vacancies

Administrative Position Vacancy 2021-2022 School Year

Title: Middle School Principal (6-8) Reports to: Superintendent of Schools Minimum Credentials:

• NYS Certification (SAS, SDA, SBL, or SOL) required

• 5 years secondary teaching experience

• Successful experience as a school administrator and/or extensive experience as an educational leader preferred.

A full description of preferred qualifications is listed below. The ideal candidate will:

• Be a leader who will put students first in decision-making.

• Ensure an orderly, motivational and aspirational culture and a strong school

community where teaching, learning and healthy relationships can thrive.

• Possess knowledge of the NextGen Learning Standards, New York State Modules,

data-driven instruction, and assessment design.

• Be a leader with a passion for improving educational opportunities for all students.

• Possess excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills.

• Provide strategic leadership for school improvement and development, ensuring high

standards of achievement for all students.

• Possess an effective leadership style that fosters teamwork with both

administration, faculty, staff, parents, students, and community.

• Understand change processes and their impact upon school culture and engage

stakeholders in the decision-making process.

• Possess a vision for incorporating 21 st Century Skills into student learning at the

Middle School level to best prepare students for High School that upon graduating will be college and career ready.

Salary and Benefits:

The district is prepared to offer a competitive salary and benefit package that is commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should apply through the WNY School Application System at:

All Applications are due by: Friday, November 5, 2021

The Middle School Principal serves as the educational leader, responsible for managing the policies, regulations, and procedures to ensure that all students are educated and supervised in a safe learning environment that meets the approved curricula and mission of the Middle School.

Achieving academic excellence requires that the school Principal work collaboratively to direct, develop, and support all members of the school staff hired by the Board of Education and to communicate effectively with parents. Inherent in the position are the responsibilities for scheduling, code of conduct administration, curriculum development, extracurricular activities, personnel management and evaluation, emergency procedures, and facility operations.


The Middle School Principal will:

1. Establish and promote high standards and expectations for all students and staff for academic performance and responsibility for good citizenship of the Middle School.

2. Manage, evaluate and supervise effective and clear procedures for the operation and functioning of the school consistent with the philosophy, mission, values and goals of the school including instructional programs, extracurricular activities, and discipline systems to ensure a safe and orderly climate, building maintenance, program evaluation, personnel management, office operations, and emergency procedures. Ensure compliance with all laws, Board policies and civil regulation.

3. Establish the annual master schedule for instructional programs, ensuring sequential learning experiences for students consistent with the school's philosophy, mission statement and instructional goals.

4. Supervise the instructional programs of the school, evaluating lesson plans and observing classes as per the requirements of the Silver Creek Teachers' Association negotiated APPR criteria while encouraging the use of a variety of instructional strategies and materials consistent with research on learning and child growth and development. Prior training preferably with Danielson 2011 and 2016 evaluation rubrics.

5. Establish procedures for evaluation and selection of instructional materials and equipment, approving all recommendations for District review and Board of Education approval.

6. Supervise in a fair and consistent manner effective discipline and attendance systems with high standards, consistent with the philosophy, values, and mission of the school. Ensure a safe, orderly environment, and create procedures to help ensure that students take responsibility for decisions and actions. Create high morale among staff and students. File all required reports regarding violence, vandalism, attendance, and discipline matters.

7. Establish a professional rapport with students and with staff Display the highest ethical and professional behavior and standards when working with students, parents and school personnel. Serve as a role model for students, dressing professionally, demonstrating theimportance and relevance of learning, accepting responsibility, and demonstrating pride in the education profession. Encourage all teachers to do the same.

8. Notify immediately the Superintendent, and appropriate personnel and agencies when there is evidence of substance abuse, child abuse, child neglect, severe medical or social conditions, potential suicide or students appearing to be under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances.

9. Keep the Superintendent advised of employees not meeting their contractual agreement or professional responsibilities.

10. Research and collect data regarding the needs of students.

11. Communicate effectively with all staff and shared decision-making teams seek ideas for the improvement of the school. Conduct meetings, as necessary, for the proper functioning of the school: attend and contribute to monthly meetings for all staff; attend and contribute to Administrative Council and Administrative Cabinet meetings.

12. Establish and maintain an effective inventory system for all school supplies, materials and equipment, including a replacement cycle for equipment and technology.

13. Establish procedures that create and maintain attractive, organized, functional, healthy, clean, and safe facilities, with proper attention to the visual, acoustic and temperature.

14. Assume responsibility for the health, safety, and welfare of students, employees and visitors.

15. Develop and administer clearly understood procedures and provide regular drills for emergencies and disasters.

16. Develop and facilitate implementation of AIS, RTI, and DDI models.

17. Facilitate social, emotional, and mental health needs of students by coordinating student supp011 team meetings and support staff meeting consisting of counselors, psychologist and social workers.

18. Order, keep inventory, and facilitate grades 6-8 State testing.

19. Establish schedules and procedures for the supervision of students in non-classroom areas (including before and after school).

20. Maintain visibility with students, parents, teachers, district administrators.

21. Use effective presentation skills when addressing students, staff, parents, and the community including appropriate vocabulary and examples, clear and legible visuals, and articulate and audible speech.

22. Complete in a timely fashion all records and reports as requested by the Superintendent. Maintain accurate attendance records.

23. Maintain and account for all student activity funds and money collected from students.

24. Communicate with the Superintendent regularly about the needs, successes and general operation of the school.

25. Establish procedures for safe storing and integrity of all public and confidential school records. Ensure that student records are complete and current.

26. Protect confidentiality of records and information gained as part of exercising professional duties and use discretion in sharing such information within legal confines.

27. Organize and supervise procedures for identifying and addressing special needs of students including health-related concerns, and physical/emotional needs.

28. Maintain positive, cooperative and mutually supportive relationships with staff and parents.

29. Provide student grade and behavior reports to parents. Provide honor roll and merit roll recognition each quarter.

30. Nurture and lead both students and teachers to achieve their greatest potential academically and instructionally.

31. Provide oversight and management (including supervision, evaluation and budget recommendations) for middle school athletics and middle school extracurricular clubs and organizations.

32. Perform any duties that are within the scope of employment and certifications, as assigned by the Superintendent and not otherwise prohibited by law or in conflict with contract.

Instructional Vacancies

A vacancy for a Special Education Teacher Long Term Substitute for the 2021-2022 School Year is anticipated immediately (January 21, 2021) at Silver Creek Central School District.

Previous experience with students with multiple disabilities preferred.

NYS Certification in Students with Disabilities 1-6

Plan for, provide, and document instruction to students with disabilities, grades six through eight, as mandated on Individual Education Plans and consistent with the New York State Standards and NYS regulations governing the provision of special education services.

Must be able to work collaboratively with co-professionals, effectively communicate with parents, and complete assessments and reporting as appropriate.

Apply to: Applications are available online at Western New York School Application System

Submit resume, references, and copy of certification to: Megan Cook, Director of Special Education, Silver Creek Central District, 1 Dickinson Street, Silver Creek, NY 14136.

Applications accepted until October 29, 2021


Position: NYS Certified Social Studies (Grades 7-12) Long-Term Substitute Teacher. This position has the potential to run through February 1, 2022.

Duties & responsibilities:

  • Provide direct instruction in the following content areas: US History/ AP History/Global 9

  • Establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects

  • Utilization of a variety of instructional techniques consistent with Social Studies content standards.

  • Ability to create a positive classroom environment that is conducive to student achievement.

  • Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law and district policy.

  • Must be able to effectively communicate with parents, and complete assessments and reporting as appropriate.

  • Preferred experience:

  • Experience preparing students for the New York State Regents Exams in Global History and Geography and United States History and Government

  • Experience utilizing Microsoft Teams as an educational platform.

  • Experience working in a Special Education, co-teach classroom

Apply to: Applications are available online at Western New York School Application System:

Deadline to apply: Open until filled

Non-Instructional Vacancies

Support Staff Vacancy Announcement for 2021-2022

POSITION: Custodian (Civil Service Title: Working Supervisor) Full-Time, 12 Months

QUALIFICATIONS: Must meet minimum qualifications per Civil Service





For additional qualifications, see the Civil Service


APPLY TO: Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, completed civil service application, references, and

certifications to:

Lisa Rohloff, Business Administrator

Silver Creek Central School District

P.0. Box 270

Silver Creek, NY 14136

DEADLINE: October 22, 2021


DISTINGUISING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: An employee in this class is responsible for the efficient accomplishment of a wide variety of manual tasks in keeping municipal equipment, buildings, grounds, recreational areas and streets cleaned and functionally maintained. The work is performed according to general practices and policies set by superiors, but wide leeway is allowed for the use of independent judgment in organization of own work and in planning and directing the work of subordinates.


Supervises and participates in the following work activities:

Performs daily floor cleaning including stripping and waxing using mechanized equipment;

Sweeps and mops floors;

Collects and disposes of trash;

Washes windows, light fixtures and other building items;

Makes minor repairs to mechanized cleaning equipment and performs preventive maintenance; Dusts desks, woodwork, furniture and other equipment;

Mows grass, trims shrubs, rakes leaves and performs other laboring tasks in the upkeep of grounds; Cleans streets, access roads, parking areas, culverts and basins;

Clears brush and beautifies recreation areas;

Cleans stream banks and lake shores of debris;

Performs minor electrical, plumbing and carpentry repairs on municipal buildings and recreational


Paints interior and exterior wood, metal, and masonry surfaces to include preparation of surfaces;

Keeps inventory of cleaning supplies and requisitions replacement products;

Keeps records of activities or accidents and makes simple reports;

Inspects cleaning and maintenance work of subordinate employees;

May load, unload, receive, transport and check delivery of goods.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE. SKILLS. ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of building cleaning methods, procedures and equipment; good knowledge of the principles involved in the use of mechanized cleaning equipment; Working knowledge of building, grounds and recreational area maintenance and repair techniques and practices; some knowledge of the repair and preventive maintenance of standard mechanized cleaning equipment; Skill in the use of hand and power tools; ability to plan and supervise the work of others; ability to operate a motor vehicle and small motorized vehicles; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to plan tasks in logical sequence; mechanical aptitude; initiative and resourcefulness; dependability; good judgment; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and two (2) years of experience in building mechanical maintenance, grounds maintenance or building cleaning maintenance using mechanical floor cleaners.


A. When Assigned to Towns. Schools. or Villages - Possession, at time of appointment and during service

in this class, of a valid NYS Motor Vehicle Operator's license appropriate for the type of vehicles which the employee may operate.

When assigned to towns, schools or villages, possession, at time of appointment and during service in this class, of a valid NYS Motor Vehicle Operator's license appropriate for the type of vehicles which the employees may operate. When assigned to County of Chautauqua Department of Public Facilities, Possession at time of apppointment and during service in this class, of a New York State Class D Operator's License.

Revised 11/14/2012


Silver Creek Central School District accepts applications for substitutes year round.  

·  Teachers (certified and non)

·  Monitors (Lunch and bus)

·  Nurses

·  Bus Drivers

·  Cleaners

·  Teacher Aides

·  Clerical staff