Human Resources

How To Complete An Application in People Admin

Website:; complete both sections explaining the application and applying to a job. Use Google Chrome as your Browser.

  • Sign-in page: If you have not created an account click sign up, otherwise enter your credentials. CCS Employees: DO NOT USE YOUR County EMAIL AS YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS
    b. Use your Legal Name (No Nicknames). The legal name is what is printed on your Social Security Card.

Set Preferences:

  • Geography: choose all
  • Type: Choose at least Public
  • Regions: Choose at least South
  • Keywords: Leave blank
  • Profile Sharing: Choose one (by not selecting agree, may limit the availability of your application to potential employers)
  • Click: Save Preferences


Personal Planning:

  • Complete PORTFOLIO (click arrows next to complete now)
  • Personal Information: Complete all areas with an asterisk (*)

Academics: click +Add School (enter at least high school)

Possible issues:

  • Enter the information in the order listed on screen
  • If you do not see your school select, My school is Not listed
  • Enter your information, then select save selection
  • Repeat is needed

Credentials: Answer all information with an asterisk (*)

  • Certification/Licensure:
    • If you do not hold a teachers license, you will click add, then under Certification/Licensure Status, select DON’T HAVE ANY CERTIFICATIONS, and then save section
  • If you Do have certifications or licensure: you will enter information for all of the fields that have an asterisk (*)
    • NOTE: Under Certification URL, enter NCDPI

References: Must enter 3

Video Links: OPTIONAL

Additional Documents: OPTIONAL


  • Resume: Upload a resume
  • Employment History: add employment history by selecting +Add
    • Possible issues:
      • Position: Select area that applies, otherwise select other work experience
      • Type of role: Select General Member is not a supervisor.
    • Repeat if needed
  • Involvement/Volunteer Work: OPTIONAL
  • Honors: OPTIONAL
  • Affidavit: Review and then select the box for confirming, then click Complete
  • You will return to the Dashboard

Jobs of Interest: (Attaching an application to a job or category) From the Dashboard-Select SEE ALL in the bottom right-hand side

  • District: Type in Cumberland County
  • Optional: Enter the school name where the job is located (if you have a school)
  • If you want to see the Open Recruitment Categories- type in Human Resources. (Open Recruitment folders are for those that want to apply but there’s no specific job at the moment you want to apply to.)
  • Click search (if you want to see all jobs available)
  • Find a position, click Apply now (paper and pen icon)
  • Job posting will appear, click APPLY
  • COVER LETTER: Select either that you DO NOT want to add a cover letter or that you want to type a cover letter. DO NOT SELECT I AM CURRENTLY AN EMPLOYEE OF THIS DISTRICT

Required Application Items for Cumberland County Schools: 

  • Social Security number field is optional; however, is requested for verification, eligibility and identifying applicants and omission of the SS# can delay the processing of your application
  • Confirm all information and complete all information with an asterisk (*), then click SAVE & CONTINUE
  • NOTE: at this time if there is missing information on your application a box will appear with the information that needs to be corrected

Mandatory Declarations:

  • Answer all questions
  • If you select yes, an explanation is required


  • Review, then confirm, then click Continue

This process will be completed for all positions that are applied

Additional Information

  1. Always view the most up to date vacancies at

Click on the first link, “Employment Opportunities”. Stay towards the top of the page of our CCS HR site. If you go below the line you will be relocated to the state site which may still show jobs that have already been filled.

  1. Applying to advertised jobs within CCS is a 3 part process- creating an application, applying the application to the specific job, and submitting paperwork to HR office.


Residency License: Must have at least a Bachelor Degree from an Accredited College

  1. Step #1: Identify if you pre-qualify
    • Bachelor’s Degree with 24 semester hours completed in the teaching area.
    • The overall GPA on the official Bachelor’s transcripts show 2.7 or higher.
    • Degree from an accredited college.
    • The new Residency Program no longer requires a relevant degree. This is different from the old Lateral Entry Program. Licensure will review your transcripts for 24 semester credit hours in the area you are seeking to teach.
    • For those seeking Elementary Education K-6 or EC: General Curriculum K-12,  Licensure is reviewing for 24 semester credit hours among Math, Science, English, Social Studies (2 courses each subject).


Submitting Transcripts to HR

There are a few different ways to submit your transcripts or License documentation to HR.

  1. You can e-mail them directly to [email protected]
  2. Upload them into your Teacher Match application
  3. Ask your college/University to mail them to P.O. Box 2357, Highway 301 South, Fayetteville, NC, 28302
  4. Ask your college/university to send transcripts by direct e-mail link to [email protected]
  5. Upload or email to [email protected]


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Published by Bobbi Jo Pova on April 1, 2020

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