Human Resources

Office of Human Resources

Attracting and retaining talented professionals.

1205 Bluffs Parkway
Canton, Georgia 30114

“We attract and retain talented professionals by providing competitive compensation packages, professional development support and career ladder opportunities that result in high levels of student performance.”

The Office of Human Resources includes Departments of Staffing, Risk Management and Benefits, and Certification/Compensation.  This Division oversees hiring of new personnel, employee orientation, compensation, experience/employment verification, risk management/worker’s comp, retirement programs, substitute teacher scheduling system, and administration of health insurance and other benefits.


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Upcoming Event:  The CCSD 2018 JOB FAIR will be held Saturday, March 3, from 9 am to 12 noon at River Ridge High School.  We will be interviewing for teaching positions, as well as bus drivers and school nutrition employees. See flier for details.

2018 Recruitment Fair March 3




Rick Beaulieu
Chief Human Resources Officer

Julie Little
Executive Director, Risk Management and Benefits

Cathy Elliott
Director, Elementary Certified Staffing

Brad Orth
Director, Human Resource Information System

Dr. Adrian Thomason
Director, MS and HS Certified Staffing

Melissa Whatley
Coordinator, Human Resources Services

Karen Lay
Coordinator, Staffing Management

The Office of Human Resources is dedicated to recruiting, rewarding, and retaining the very best employees for its students. The Cherokee County School District offers competitive salaries and benefits, and goes to great lengths to ensure that our district is a great place to work. We believe that our employees should be appreciated, given opportunities to develop their craft, and work in a supportive environment that emphasizes preparing our students for a successful future. We encourage you to explore Important Links below to find answers to your questions and/or important contact information.

2017-18 Teacher Salary Schedule
AESOP System for Substitute Teachers
Benefits/Leave/Workers’ Compensation
Applicant Information


Employment Verification
Requests for Placement – Student Teaching, Observation, Internship, Practicum