Instructional Positions

Special Education Teacher - Anticipated


This position reports to the Director of Student Support Services. The Special Education Teacher develops and provides specialized instruction to meet the unique needs of all students with disabilities. This position requires flexibility and a positive attitude.

This position is a 12:1:2 self-contained multi-age, learning problems group in our Elementary School.

Special Education Teacher Expectations

-Provides specialized instruction to address the instructional goals and objectives contained within each student’s IEP.

-Assesses student progress and determines the need for additional reinforcement or adjustments to instructional techniques.

-Employs various teaching techniques, methods and principles of learning to enable students to meet their IEP goals.

Special Education Teacher Key Qualities

-Builds positive and collaborative working relationships with colleagues.

-Practices patience with all students, families and colleagues.

-Always seeking new ways to teach students the way they learn.

Applicant Requirements

Special Education 1-6 certification required

This is a permanent, 10 month, tenure track position. Per the WTA contract, the salary range is $52,025-$59,225 based upon experience. A generous benefits package is available.

Please apply via OLAS by July 12, 2024.



Special Education Teacher


This position reports to the Director of Student Support Services. The Special Education Teacher develops and provides specialized instruction to meet the unique needs of all students with disabilities. This position requires adaptability and a positive attitude.


Position is split between two locations: Waterford Elementary UPK program and St. Mary’s School.


Special Education Teacher Expectations

-Provides specialized instruction to address the instructional goals and objectives contained within each student’s IEP;

-Assesses student progress and determines the need for additional reinforcement or adjustments to instructional techniques;

-Employs various teaching techniques, methods and principles of learning to enable students to meet their IEP goals;


Special Education Teacher Key Qualities

-Builds positive and collaborative working relationships with colleagues;

-Practices patience with all students, families and colleagues;

-Always seeking new ways to teach students the way they learn.


Applicant Requirements

Special Education Birth to 2nd and K-8 certification required


This is a permanent, 10 month, tenure track position. Per the WTA contract, the salary range is $52,025-$59,225 based upon experience. A generous benefits package is available.


Please apply via OLAS by July 12, 2024.



Elementary Substitute Teachers


Send letter and resume to:

Joseph Siracuse, Principal

Waterford-Halfmoon UFSD

125 Middletown Road

Waterford, NY  12188


Employment Application for Teachers
application teacher.pdf


Certified substitute teachers:  $126.31 per day


Non-certified substitute teachers: $101.05 per day.


All new employees of New York State school districts are required to be fingerprinted. The one-time cost of processing fingerprints for teachers and administrators is $102.00.