Thank you for your interest in the Springville-Griffith Institute CSD. To apply for a position within our school district, please download and complete the application form (instructional, non-instructional, substitute teacher) that fits your needs. Return the application and any other required documents to: Personnel Clerk, 307 Newman Street, Springville, New York 14141. Please contact the Personnel Clerk at 592-3228 if you have any questions.

Fingerprinting: NYS Education Law requires that persons who work in a NYS public school district are to be fingerprinted for the purpose of conducting a criminal background check. Prospective employees of school districts must be fingerprinted, undergo a criminal background check, and be issued clearance by the NYS Education Department before commencing employment in any capacity in a New York State public school district.

If you were previously fingerprinted for employment in a school district, charter school or BOCES, or in connection with an application for certification, you do not need to be fingerprinted again.


The Springville-Griffith Institute CSD is currently seeking applicants for various positions. Click the link below to view our current openings:


Substitute teacher minimum requirements and application procedure:

Certification as a NYS public school teacher is not required.

A minimum of an associate’s degree or in third year (Junior year) of college is required.

Fingerprinting clearance for employment is required. NYS Education Law requires that persons who work in a NYS public school district are to be fingerprinted for the purpose of conducting a criminal background check. Prospective employees of school districts must be fingerprinted, undergo a criminal background check, and be issued clearance by the NYS Education Department before commencing employment in any capacity in a New York State public school district. If you were previously fingerprinted for employment in a school district, charter school or BOCES, or in connection with an application for certification, you do not need to be fingerprinted again. Information and instructions for Fingerprinting through the NYS Education Department/Office of OSPRA can be accessed at www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/ospra/. There is a non-refundable processing fee in the amount of $91.50 charged by the NYS Education Department.

Applicants, please include the following:

  • Completed Substitute Teaching Application (download below and complete);
  • Proof of degree or enrollment in college (copy of diploma or college transcript(s)). If not currently available, you may forward or provide during interview process.
  • Evidence of certification, if applicable.

Application for Teaching: The following materials are required to complete your application file: Completed application, letter of intent resume, official college transcripts, college placement file or three (3) references from your college supervisor/cooperating teachers or letters of reference from past/current employers, copies of certification, and a handwritten statement of your philosophy of education, limited to 150 words.


Return completed application and other required documents to:

  • Attn: Personnel Clerk
  • Springville-Griffith Institute CSD
  • 307 Newman Street
  • Springville, NY 14141

If you have any questions, please contact the Personnel Clerk at 592-3228.


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