Employment Opportunities

Certified Educator and Classified (non-teaching) Positions

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CCSD uses a paperless, on-line application process for prospective employees — AppliTrack. This system allows you to complete both classified and certified applications for multiple job categories in one process. You must attach electronic files as listed below for appropriate positions for which you apply. You may also attach other electronic files if you choose. Thank you for your interest in the Cherokee County School District.

To apply for employment with the Cherokee County School District, or to view current job opportunities, please visit the online application website:

CCSD AppliTrack Application

 Current job opportunities are posted in the left-hand menu of the AppliTrack website.

Applicants should have ready a minimum of 3 professional contacts/names and email addresses for the required electronic references.  Include your most recent supervisor or employer.  A Consent to Criminal History Record Inquiry is emailed to each applicant upon submission of the application.  Provide your electronic signature to continue the application process.  In AppliTrack, upload cover letters, resumes, certificates or other documents that highlight your qualifications.  The list below includes those typically required or recommended based on the job classification:

For Certified Positions:

  • College transcript(s): Unofficial copies acceptable for application purposes
  • Educator certificate, if applicable. For certificate information, Georgia applicants may visit https://mypsc.gapsc.org. Out-of-state candidates may attach a current certificate, but must secure Georgia certification for employment. Contact gapsc.com for information.
  • Copy of required license(s), if applicable
  • Resume to include for each employer: dates of employment (Ex: July 2000–June 2005); position or title; roles/responsibilities; training and/or awards
  • Cover letter

For Classified Positions:

  • Resume to include for each employer: dates of employment (Ex: July 2000 – June 2005); position or title; roles/responsibilities; training and/or awards
  • Copy of required license(s), if applicable
  • Copy of required test scores, if applicable

For Substitute Teaching:

New substitute teaching applications are accepted for those who hold a valid or expired, clear renewable Georgia professional teaching certificate.  For applicants with an out-of-state certificate, college experience, or a high school diploma/GED, attendance at a Cherokee County School District Substitute Training Workshop is required prior to approval for substitute positions.  All pre-employment processes apply, including the Georgia Criminal History Record Inquiry and fingerprinting.

Employment Process

The application and all requested information (including the Consent to Criminal History Record Inquiry and three completed references) must be submitted via Cherokee County School District AppliTrack . Pre-employment screening interviews are required. Additionally, all applicants are required to read and acknowledge critical School District policies, procedures and other training as required by state and/or federal law (Critical Issues). Completion of a screening interview does not guarantee selection for a specific position.

Upon offer of a position, applicants are required to be fingerprinted by the Cherokee County School District Police Department at an applicant cost of $45.00 (cash or check only).  For interviews and fingerprinting, visit:

Cherokee County School District Division of Personnel Management
110 Academy Street
Canton, Georgia 30114
personnel@cherokee.k12.ga.us
770-479-1871

Applicant Rights/Federal Employment Laws:

Employee Eligibility Verification – Cherokee County School District has an official agreement (ID# 113720) effective July 18, 2007, with the U. S. Department of Homeland Security, U. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). (Posting required by OCGA 13-10-91.)

If you need additional information or assistance after visiting our website, please contact the Division of Personnel Management at 770-479-1871, or email us at personnel@cherokee.k12.ga.us. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing the application; or in the application or employment process due to a disability, please contact risk.management@cherokee.k12.ga.us or 770-479-1871.

Division of Personnel Management Contact Information

Cathy Elliott, Director
Elementary Certified Staffing
Cathy.Elliott@cherokee.k12.ga.us

Vickie Bryant, Secretary
Vickie.Bryant@cherokee.k12.ga.us

Adrian Thomason, Director
Middle School/High School/Central Office Certified Staffing
Adrian.Thomason@cherokee.k12.ga.us

Cynthia Grande, Secretary
Cynthia.Grande@cherokee.k12.ga.us

Mary Shea, Secretary
Mary.Shea@cherokee.k12.ga.us

Haley Brauninger, Secretary
Haley.Brauninger@cherokee.k12.ga.us