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UCS Jobs

Our work matters!

UCS employees change the future for our students in positive work and learning environments.   Whether in classrooms, the lunchroom, on buses, or taking care of our facilities, UCS employees are making a difference in a positive work environment. 

We invite you to join our family. 

Utica Community Schools currently has openings in positions across our district, including transportation, auxiliary services and maintenance, child care and food service.

We offer:

  • Competitive wage and benefit packages
  • Full and part time openings
  • Positions that will follow the school calendar
  • Work that makes a difference in our community

At the right, we have posted information on many of the positions where we have openings. 

If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected].

We look forward to welcoming you to the UCS team. 


Bus Drivers

  • Paid Training
  • Starting at $21 per hour with potential to earn extra hours
  • Vision, Medical, Dental and Retirement Benefits

For more information, call 586-797-7113.

Paraprofessional Art


  • Give back to the community by supporting the educational needs of students.
  • Rewarding job with daily interaction with children.
  • Seeking child-centered, patient and caring individuals 
  • Work a daily schedule that aligns with student schedules (Daily hours up to five hours). 
  • Starting at $13.43/hour 
  • Excellent retirement benefits 
For information, please call 586.797.1130. 

Adult Education Teachers

Adult Education  
  • Help adult education students who want to succeed
  • Flexible scheduling for new/ part-time teachers
  • Great Opportunity for teachers or retired teachers looking for additional opportunities beyond their current positions
  • Competitive Wages
For more information, please contact Debbie Placita at 586-797-6994. 
Substitute Teachers

  • Give back to the community by supporting the educational needs of students  
  • Should possess strong interpersonal skills, advanced problem-solving approaches, and a strong desire to promote student success.   
  • Establish and maintain positive and effective relationships with students, peers, parents, and community.
  • Facilitate an environment that fosters the learning of all students.
  • To apply, visit
    • Daily Substitute (Certified and Non-Certified) - $100/day 
      • Monthly bonus for additional days worked up to $400 
    • Long-term/ISM/Building Substitute - $125/day 
      • Temporary stipend - $35/day
    • Retired UCS Teacher- $160/day

Child Care

Child Care

Show us your super powers! Our programs are the perfect job for those that want flexible hours and enjoy working with children. It is also great experience for high school or college students who plan a career in teaching. 

Full and part time positions with competitive wages are available for before and after school positions and full day preschool/child care. 

For more information, please call Jenelle Dubey 797-6904. 

Food Service

Food Service Staff

Make a difference in a child life by feeding their body and mind.  If you love to work with food, then this is the place to be!

  • Full and part time positions available. Substitute positions are also needed. 
  • Work while your kids are in school. Our positions are during the day and follow the school calendar.
For information, please call Kathy Conrad at 586-797-1183.