Substitute School Aide Selection Pool

  • Posted Date: Jan 15, 2020 Deadline: Jan 31, 2020

Job Details


The Substitute School Aide Pool is created to allow candidates to apply for the position of Substitute School Aide. When there is a need for substitutes within a school district, the district administrator will recruit from the selection pool to find qualified candidates and create a district pool.

Substitute School Aides play an integral role in the daily operations performed in New York City Department of Education schools. Substitute School Aides provide coverage for absent full-time School Aides on as needed basis, and in some cases, long term absences.

Substitute School Aides may be requested to work in any level school within their geographically assigned District. The number of substitutes selected per district is determined by the NYCDOE Division of Human Capital.


  • Relieves teachers of yard, hall, lavatory, study hall and other monitorial and patrol duties
  • Handles, stores, and distributes text books, instructional supplies and materials
  • Assists with clerical work of a routine nature
  • Assists in maintaining order in the lunchroom
  • Maintains school inventories

Minimum Requirements

  • Ability to work with supervisors
  • Ability to efficiently carry out assignments

Anticipated Work Schedule

Varies, as needed to fill in for full-time absent staff




Use the online application to apply.

Please note: Candidates may only apply to two districts. Final selected assignments will be only to one district.

Signature for Peter Ianniello

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D

It is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, unemployment status, caregiver status, consumer credit history, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as permitted by law), predisposing genetic characteristics, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses and stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above-noted grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation. For more information, please refer to the DOE Non-Discrimination Policy.

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