All offers of employment are extended by the Human Resources Department
All applicants, as well as current employees or RIF'd employees, must complete/update an on-line application to be considered for employment.
Licensed: Select the 'Licensed' link if you wish to see a listing of vacancies which require a professional educator's license. Examples of Licensed positions include: Teacher, Principal, Assistant Principal, Superintendent, Media Coordinator, Counselor, School Social Worker, Workforce Development Instructor, and Speech Language Pathologist. Note: Currently holding a NC educator's license is NOT a prerequisite for applying for a licensed position. However, you must be able to obtain/hold a North Carolina teaching license.Lateral Entry License Information
Lateral entry teachers are employed when the pool of available licensed teachers is exhausted. Lateral entry teachers are therefore most likely to be employed late in the summer and in content areas where there is a shortage of teachers. The shortage of teachers is greatest, particularly, in the areas of math, science, special education, and middle grades. Qualifying for a Lateral Entry License
NC TEACH is a rigorous alternative teacher preparation program designed to recruit, train, support, and retain mid-career professionals as they become licensed teachers in North Carolina. Visit http://ced.ncsu.edu/profed/alternative/
for more information.
Classified: Select the 'Classified' link if you wish to see a listing of vacancies which do not require a North Carolina educator's license. Examples of classified positions include: Instructional (Teacher) Assistant/ Bus Driver, Office Support, Tutor, Custodian/Bus Driver, Food Service Manager or Assistant, Maintenance Supervisor or Worker.
Bus Driver Application: Select the generic 'Bus Driver' vacancy posting if you are applying for dual employment position, i.e. instructional assistant/bus driver, custodian/bus driver, child nutrition assistant/bus driver which also required you to complete a bus driver application. Substitutes:
To be considered for substitute employment the following documentation must be completed:
1. Completed/updated on-line application: visit the Lee County
Schools website (www.lee.k12.nc.us), click employment, click
Apply Here and complete the generic application for substitutes.
2. Complete and return to the Human Resources Office,the Authority for Release of Information Form
3. Health Form
: A new form is not needed if you have a current one
on file with Lee County Schools and have had no break in service.
4. Reference Form
: Three (3) reference forms should be completed
by 3 different individuals, someone other than family or friends.
The reference form is a fillable form your references may complete,
save the form on their computer, and email the reference form firstname.lastname@example.org
. Another option is to send the form to
those whom you list as references with a stamped addressed
envelope to be returned to Human Resources Department, Lee
County Schools, PO Box 1010, Sanford NC 2733.
We accept on-line applications for substitutes throughout the year. Please complete the generic on-line application for substitutes. The Human Resources Office evaluates experience/application. Preference given to college graduates with prior teaching experience, teacher training, or other special qualifications in subject area. If you are selected, you will be sent an invitation letter to attend a group orientation. After attending orientation, your name will be placed on a list which will go before the next Board of Education meeting for approval of employment. After the board approves the substitute list, you will be placed on the master substitute list and you will be able to start substituting in Lee County. Substitute GuidelinesAll
: Select the ‘All’ link if you wish to see a complete listing of all current vacancies in the District.Human Resources Contact InformationThe Interview and Employment Process
When vacancies occur, interviews are arranged with selected applicants holding proper qualifications. The principal/hiring administrator screens applications and selects eligible candidates for interview. Documents you will need to bring with you to your interview for licensed positions are signed application, transcripts, test scores, copy of licensure, and completed Authority For Release Form
. After interviewing these candidates, the principal/hiring administrator and his/her interview team makes a recommendation to the Assistant Superintendent Human Resources. Offers of employment are extended from Human Resources.Equal opportunity employer and educator who fully and actively supports equal access for all people regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, veteran status, disability or genetic information.