• Welcome to Rochester
  • The Rochester City School District (RCSD), located in vibrant Monroe County on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario serves over 26,000 students, of whom more than 85% are students of color, in 46 schools and 10 alternative programs.  The RCSD Board of Education and Superintendent believe that each student has recognizable and untapped potential that we all strive to discover and fulfill.  In a partnership of family, school and community, our mission is to provide all students equitable access to a high quality education and graduate students who are prepared to become productive members of society.  The Rochester City School District’s vision is to provide a high quality education that fosters the development of the individual talents and abilities of our students in a nurturing environment of equity.  Students are our first priority and will drive each decision.  Our work is centered in respect, trust, integrity and accountability. 
    Why Rochester?
    • Every new teacher is assigned a professional mentor
    • Competitive salary and benefits
    • NYS Teachers' Retirement System

Shortage Areas

  • The Rochester City School District is in need of qualified teachers in the following shortage areas:
    • Bilingual Education – all certification areas
    • Bilingual Special Education
    • Career and Technical Education
    • Mathematics
    • Science
    • Special Education (Secondary)