Application Instructions

Substitute Teaching for Cumberland County Schools 

*** New Changes Affecting Substitute Teachers as of December 2, 2013 ***

“Important Notice:  Substitute applications are not being accepted from Non-Certified applicants at this time”

All required documents must be included with application for acceptance.

Qualifications:

You must be a high school graduate or pass the state equivalency test (GED) and meet one (1) of the following: 

  1. At least 30 semester hours of credit from a 4-year college or university, or 45 quarter hours from a community college, technical institute or other college on the quarter system. Credit hours must be in a degree program.  (Attachment of official transcript required.)
  1. A minimum combined score of 750 (old) and 1150 (new) on the SAT, or a score of 16 or better on the ACT.  (Attachment of score report required.)
  1. A minimum score of 85% on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).  (Attachment of score report required.) The TABE test is administered monthly.  Please call 910.678.7395 to reserve a test space. There is no charge for this test.

Please complete the NC State (Department of Public Instruction) online application, https://schooljobs.dpi.state.nc.us/.  Be sure to select Cumberland County when submitting your application online. 

The following documents are needed for new applicants:

  • Copy of your Online Application (optional)

  • Social Security Card

  • Current Picture ID

  • Qualifying Elements (SAT or ACT Scores, College Credits, or TABE)

  • Copy of the Effective Teacher Training Certificate or Teaching License /Classes for the Effective Teacher Training (ETT) are held at Fayetteville Technical Community College.  Please call 910.678.8446 for more information.

  • EmployeeSecurityDataForm

  • Health Examination Certificate

After all documents have been submitted and the background search completed, an email will be sent with further instructions.

The following documents are needed for current CCS employees or employees that have worked within the last year.

  • Copy of your Online Application

  • Social Security Card

  • Current Picture ID

  • Qualifying Elements (SAT or ACT Scores, College Credits, or TABE)

  • Copy of the Effective Teacher Training Certificate or Teaching License. Classes for the Effective Teacher Training (ETT) are held at Fayetteville Technical Community College.  Please call 910.678.8446 for more information.

To mantain an active status, a substitute teacher must complete a minimum of fifteen assignments per school year.

Mail all documents to P.O. Box 2357, Highway 301 South, Fayetteville NC, 28302. Failure to provide all required documentation will prevent your application from being processed.

If you need further assistance, please contact our Smartfind Specialist at 910.678.2632 or send an e-mail to jennineg@ccs.k12.nc.us

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Published by Kay DeArco on February 10, 2014
        

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