Employment Opportunities at Lawrence UFSD

The Lawrence Public School District is a suburban, Pre-Kindergarten to 12 school system that employs hundreds of teachers, administrators and support staff and provides services to nearly 3,100 public school students. Since quality teachers are the single greatest factor in improving teaching and learning in classrooms and strong leaders are the foundation for all high-performing schools, the Human Resources Office is committed to securing the services of outstanding individuals in all areas of district operations.

As the District works to hire, develop, and retain a highly qualified staff, the goal of the Human Resources Office is to provide excellent service and to build a team of professionals who are passionate about the success of all students, and who are willing to dedicate the necessary time and resources to meet the diverse needs of the Lawrence Public Schools. We work hard to recruit and select the most qualified and outstanding candidates to join our team of dedicated professionals.

Open positions are posted here on our website, and on OLAS, when appropriate.

Certified positions include all positions that require certification by the New York State Department of Education. This category includes administrative positions, teaching positions, counselors, psychologists, etc. Substitutes and summer teachers are included in certified positions. All applicants must possess a valid certificate commensurate with the position sought in order to be considered.

All certified positions require an application submitted through the Online Application System for Educators (OLAS) website. To use OLAS, you must create an account and complete an online application.

Classified positions include all clerical, teacher aides, maintenance, custodial, and transportation positions, etc. These are Civil Service positions and are governed by Nassau County Civil Service Law and procedures. Competitive positions require one year of Nassau County residency and they may include a competitive test. All positions require Nassau County Civil Service approval.

To investigate these positions, please visit the Nassau County Civil Service website here

Open Positions

Legislation was passed in July of 2001 , which requires all prospective school district employees to be fingerprinted for a criminal history background check in order to be cleared for employment at a school or for certification. Applicants who have been recommended for a position with the Lawrence School District will be assisted with the fingerprint process.

The New York State fee for the fingerprints is $94.25, plus a $25.00 processing fee for the administering of the fingerprints.


The Lawrence Union Free School District provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

More Information

Human Resources

2, Reilly Road Cedarhurst, NY 11516

Contact Us:

Email: HumanResources@lawrence.k12.ny.us

Phone: 516-295-7057