Pioneer School District offers many worthwhile opportunities for steady employment in the field of education.

Note: Employment is subject to successful completion of NYS Fingerprinting process


Certified or instructional positions are handled through the Western New York Regional Information Center (WNYRIC). To apply for teaching, teaching assistant, substitute teaching or administrative positions, complete a Certified Application. Start here


Qualified substitute teachers are continuously recruited. Certification is preferred but not required. A responsible work history is a must as well as a background check & fingerprint clearance. Applications are reviewed by Jeannene Wagner, Director of Human Resources, on a rotating bases. Start by completing the certified online application

Substitute Rates of Pay:


Uncertified Substitute Teacher

Uncertified Substitute Teacher with 4-year degree

Certified Substitute Teacher

Retired Teacher

Preferred Substitute Teacher

Full-Day Rate






Half-Day Rate







Pioneer employs a variety of professionals outside of the classroom. Teacher aides. teaching assistants, food service workers, nurses, custodial, groundskeepers, clerical workers, IT professionals, monitors and building cleaners are employed in 10-, 11- and 12-month full- and part-time positions. Pioneer school-related professionals are required to be Civil Service approved. If you are not currently on the approved list from NYS Civil Service, please download & fill out a Wyoming County Civil Service application. For information on all Civil Service positions please contact Jennifer Higgins at 716-492-9067.

Substitute school-related professionals are needed on a continuing basis. These include clerks, teacher aides, school monitors, food service helpers, and cleaners. Pioneer school-related professionals are required to be Civil Service approved (see application below). Either mail a completed Civil Service application to Jennifer Higgins, Pioneer Central School District Office, PO Box 579, Yorkshire, NY 14173, or drop it off at the District Office located at Pioneer Senior High School.

Print a Civil Service application

Pioneer Central School is in compliance with the US Civil Service Rights Act of 1964 and the Title IX Education Amendments of 1972, Part 86. The District provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of color, race, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age or handicapping condition. The 504 compliance officer can be reached at 492-9435. The Title IX compliance officer can be reached at 716-492-9304