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.

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

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Administrative Vacancies

Anticipated Vacancy Announcement: Personnel Clerk (Confidential Position)

QUALIFICATIONS: Civil Service qualified

(Be reachable from Certification of eligible candidates)

LOCATION: District Business Office

WORK HOURS: 12-month, full-time position

SALARY & BENEFITS: Negotiable based on experience


• Possess a positive attitude, initiative, confidentiality, professionalism, and ethical conduct in all aspects of work environment.

• Possess exceptional customer service skills, ability to maintain excellent working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and work effectively in a team environment

• Possess excellent oral and written communications skills as well as good listening skills.

• Demonstrate ability to identify needed action with solution­focused approach without a need for continual direction.

• Dependable, punctual, excellent organizational skills, ability to work under pressure, and maintain follow­ through. Flexibility in work schedule is required.

• Accept responsibility for continuous professional growth.

APPLY TO: For additional qualifications, see the Civil Service info below. Interested candidates should submit Chautauqua County Civil Service Application to: Lisa Rohloff School Business Administrator, Silver Creek Central School District, P.0. Box 270, Silver Creek, NY 14136.

DEADLINE: September 9, 2022


DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is a responsible clerical position performing a variety of support duties in a Human Resource Office. An incumbent processes and maintains a variety of personnel related transactions and tasks. The work is performed under the direct supervision of the Labor Relations Administrator, Personnel Administrator or other employee of higher rank with some leeway for independent judgment. Does related work as required.


  • Orients new employees as to personnel policies, wages, hours, employee benefits, etc.

  • Prepares new employee packets for distribution;

  • Assists employees in enrolling for benefits including health insurance, life insurance, dental and vision insurance and disability insurance;

  • Processes insurance paper work, maintains insurance data base and verifies monthly insurance bills and submits for payment;

  • Explains retirement, insurance, vacation and sick leave policies;

  • Processes all workers' compensation claims, submits to carrier and provides workers' compensation reports to the Administration;

  • Reviews unemployment claims, responds to the Department of Labor and assists in the preparation for hearings;

  • Participates in the processing of leave of absence requests;

  • Maintains personnel records including changes in emplo'{ee status and wage and benefit information;

  • Audits benefit vendor bills and prepares payment vouchers to pay bills and allocate fund expenses;

  • Coordinates benefit programs utilizing vendor on line systems to enroll and make changes to employees' status and assists in resolving benefit issues;

  • Prepares and reviews Reports of Personnel Change;

  • Schedules health care screenings;

  • Prepares job postings in accordance with collective bargaining agreements and assists with the recruitment process;

  • Performs retiree cash out calculations of accrued benefits and performs other benefit computations;

  • Assists in the reporting of and responds to inquires on annual civil service certification of payroll report;


Good knowledge of office terminology, procedures and equipment; good knowledge of civil service records, personnel transactions and records maintenance; good knowledge of the administration of employee benefit programs; ability to compile personnel data and prepare simple correspondence, reports and materials from general instructions; capable of learning multiple software programs; ability to learn payroll system; ability to learn specifics of labor agreements and civil service laws and rules; familiarity with Labor laws; ability to follow oral and written directions; ability to communicate both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships; confidentiality; tact and resourcefulness in dealing with people; dependability; initiative and resourcefulness; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.


Open Competitive: Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and either:

A. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Associate's degree and two (2) years of clerical experience in Human Resources; OR

B. Successful completion of sixty (60) semester credit hours from a regionally accredited or New York State registered

college or university and two (2) years of clerical experience in Human Resources; OR

C. Five (5) years of clerical experience in Human Resources; OR

D. A satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A.), (B.) and (C.) above.

Promotional: Jamestown School District: Four (4) years of permanent competitive class status as a School Secretary or Department Secretary.

City of Dunkirk: Two (2) years of permanent competitive class status as a Typist 11, Stenographer, Youth Program Coordinator, Data Entry Machine Operator, Senior Account Clerk-Typist, Account Clerk Typist or Account Clerk.

NOTE: There is no education substitute for clerical experience in Human Resources. Clerical Human Resources work includes experience in the following areas: compensation/benefits administration; recruitment/staffing, employee relations; HRIS/payroll and civil service administration. Clerical Human Resources experience will only be accepted if the qualifying work duties are the primary function of the job.

July 2011

Revised June 2012

Chautauqua County Competitive Class County Grade 4 / CLERK II

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: The work involves responsibility for the performance of standard clerical tasks including the use of a personal computer and other office equipment. Specific duties vary with the needs of the department. Procedures are usually fixed but detailed instructions are given for new or difficult assignments. Work is reviewed by direct observation, checking completed work, periodic or spot checks, cross-checking or other steps in the clerical process and involves regular contacts with the general public on routine matters. This position differs from Operations Assistant in that duties of a Clerk II involve less complex operations than an Operations Assistant and tend to be routine in nature. Does related work as required.


  • Receives and organizes work to be processed and recorded;

  • Contacts clients, vendors, and/or insurance carriers to obtain additional information or to update information; Answer telephone and take messages or provides callers with general information;

  • Prepares stores and retrieves lists and documents;

  • Updates and stores department forms on a computer using word processing software;

  • Orders office supplies and maintains inventory of supplies and equipment;

  • Sorts, dale stamps and distributes mail and packages;

  • Maintains alphabetic, numeric and/or chronological files of correspondence, documents and materials by coding and

  • filing new material, searching for requested material and periodically purging obsolete material;

  • Schedules meetings and appointments;

  • Operates a variety of office machines and equipment

  • May serve as a receptionist and greet clients and/or visitors and provide general information;

  • May enter and retrieve information using computer database/spreadsheet software;

  • May perform routine keyboarding functions including preparing documents and forms using a typewriter or computer; Extracts compiles and maintains simple office and database reports;

  • May collect fees and account for monies received;

  • May prepare and maintain time records and payroll data.·

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE SKILLS ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Working knowledge of modem office terminology, procedures, equipment and business English; working knowledge of the principles and practices of computerized records maintenance; ability to us e a typewriter and computer keyboard; ability to perform close, detail work involving considerable visual effort and concentration; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to maintain neat and legible records; ability to meet and deal with the public effectively; mental alertness; neat appearance; tact and courtesy; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and six (6) months of clerical experience which shall have involved typing or computer data entry.

NOTE: Attendance at a recognized business or secretarial school with an emphasis on stenography, typing or computer data entry may be substituted on a month for month basis for experience.

Revised 12/23/2011

Instructional Vacancies

ANTICIPATED INSTRUCTIONAL VACANCY NOTICE: Teacher of English as a Second Language. This is a full-time probationary position.

ELIGIBILITY: Candidate must have NYS Certification in TESOL- PreK through 12 required

REPORTS TO: Director of Special Education

DESCRIPTION: Eligible candidates must plan for, provide, and document instruction to students with limited English proficiency. Instruction must be aligned with the New York State Next Generation Learning Standards at each grade level and NYS regulations governing the provision of these services. Candidate must be able to work collaboratively with co-professionals, effectively communicate with parents/guardians, and complete assessments and reporting as appropriate.


1. Consult and team with teachers to meet the needs of students with limited English proficiency.

2. Complete assessment, documentation, and progress monitoring of students by collecting and reporting data.

3. Utilize curriculum provided by the district to plan for, provide, and document instruction.

4. Differentiate instruction to meet the individual needs of students on your caseload.

5. Administer required state assessments and support students in developing skills to utilize resources on assessments as allowed.

6. Attend meetings regarding student's needs as assigned.

7. Provide parent support and education, as needed.

8. Collaborate with the educational team in supporting student needs across school settings.


1. Knowledge and understanding of policies and regulations to work with English Language Learners

2. Knowledge and understanding of the New York State Next Generation Learning Standards

3. Knowledge of NYSITELL and NYSESLAT assessments

4. Knowledge of the continuum of services for students with disabilities in coordination with English language learners

5. Flexibility and strong communication skills

APPLY TO: Applications are available online at Western New York School Application System

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Friday, September 9, 2022.

Non-Instructional Vacancies

VACANCY NOTICE: SOCIAL WORKER (Long Term Substitute) Anticipated August 30, 2022-October 31, 2022

ELIGIBILITY: A valid New York State license and registration to practice Social Work

REPORTS TO: Director of Pupil Personnel Services

DESCRIPTION: Social Worker to provide counseling, assessment, classroom support, mental health consultation, family and community· outreach for students receiving supportive services.


  1. Consult and team with teachers and other disciplines in the development and delivery of Individual Education Programs, including appropriate social/emotional/behavioral supports.

2. Provide individual and group counseling as defined by IEP and based on students' needs.

3. Support students with crisis counseling, as needed.

4. Complete assessment and documentation of student performance and progress as required, including teaming on Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans.

5. Lead social skills and affective education groups.

6. Provide outreach and collaboration to outside agencies, organizations and school districts.

7. Provide parent support and education, as needed.

8. Collaborate with the educational team in the development, revision and implementation of Functional Behavior Assessments, Behavior Intervention Plans and classroom positive behavior support systems.

9. Contribute to program and department initiatives to further social/emotional learning and positive behavioral and educational supports.


1. Master of Social Work from accredited graduate school of Social Work.

2. NYS valid license and registration to practice Social Work

3. Experience in providing counseling, group interventions and supportive mental health services to students with disabilities.

4. Understanding of NYS Special Education· laws, regulations and processes.

5. Knowledge of family and child supportive community resources.

6. Demonstrate technical skills to effectively fill the role of Social Worker.

7. Training in life crisis· intervention strategies such as TCI, LSI or similar problem solving models preferred.

8. Physically able to perform essential functions of the position (with or without reasonable accommodation).

APPLY TO: Applications are available on line at Western New York School Application System

Applications are available on line at Western New York School Application System


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

·  Teachers (certified and non)

·  Monitors (Lunch and bus)

·  Nurses (LPN or RN)

·  Bus Drivers

·  Cleaners

·  Teacher Aides

·  Teaching Assistants

·  Clerical staff

Interested candidates should apply through the WNY School Application System application or submit a completed application, Civil Service application, references and certifications to: Lisa Rohloff, School Business Administrator, Silver Creek CSD, PO Box 270, Silver Creek, NY 14136.