It is the policy of the Board that no person in the School System shall, on the basis of race, color, crred, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, or disability, be denied the benefits of or be subject to discrimination in any educational program or activity. This includes employment, retention, and promotion.
Application materials should include a letter of application, a completed application form (which can be found on our website for external candidates), and a resume. Applications should be submitted to the Human Resources Department at the Sylacauga Board of Education office, 605 West Fourth Street, Sylacauga, Alabama 35150. A contact person is listed on each job posting to call for interviews.
CERTIFIED / PROFESSIONAL
A Preliminary Screening Interview is a requirement to interview at the local school for a certified position. When preliminary interviews are available, the posting will be online at www.alsde.edu. Qualified applicants will be contacted for preliminary interviews.
STEP 1: Application and accompanying documentation
a.Complete the online TEACH IN ALABAMA application at www.alsde.edu
b.Complete all sections of application-do not put "see resume" The following items may be scanned and attached to your online application (please do not send originals to the office unless requested):
2.Official transcripts from all universities and colleges attended, graduate and undergraduate. (original, official transcript in a
sealed envelope or an e-script must be submitted to the Central Office if hired)
3.Three current references (the online reference/employment verification will be used)
4.Documentation of valid Alabama Teacher's Certificate
a.A copy of the actual certificate or proof that the requirements have been met and certificate
applied for is acceptable for application purposes.
b.Upon employment, the original certificate must be provided.
c.Contact the Alabama State Department of Education for further information regarding obtaining a valid certificate (334-
STEP 2: Preliminary Interviews Applications are reviewed to determine if the applicant meets the requirements for the designated subject or grade level. Applications are then interviewed by Central Office personnel to determine the most qualified candidates for current and anticipated vacancies.
STEP 3: Interviews
Principals will interview a number of applicants for any vacancies that occur at their schools. They welcome resumes from all appropriately certified applicants.
STEP 4: Recommendations Prior to any recommendation for employment, an applicant must have on file an application and must complete the preliminary interview and an interview at the school level with the principal. A negative TB test result is also needed prior to Board recommendation.
STEP 5: Appointment Appointment to a position is made by the Board of Education after a candidate has verbally accepted a contract offer and has a valid Alabama Teacher Certificate.
Salary placement is based upon verification of prior years of full time teaching experience and up to 4 years of military service. See Salary Schedule. The applicant must contact their prior employer(s) and have verification of experience forwarded to Sylacauga City Schools.
SUPPORT STAFF AND NON-CERTIFIED EMPLOYEES
STEP 1: Application and accompanying documentation
2.If you are hired you will need to provide a copy of the following:
a.Copy of high school diploma or GED Certificate (If you are hired in a Title I school or as
an Instructional Assistant, you must submit a copy of an associates degree or an official college transcript showing
at least 48 credit hours or must submit passing scores on the WORKKEYS test)
b.Copy of Social Security card
c.Copy of driver's license
All applicants will start on the salary schedule at level -0- and will remain there until verification of experience has been received.
STEP 2: Paper Screening When job openings occur, completed applications will be reviewed for background and skills required.
STEP 3: Initial Interviews Applicants will be scheduled for interviews on the basis of need by the school system. Interviews may be conducted by principals and Central Office personnel. Principals will interview a number of applicants for any vacancies that occur at their schools.
STEP 4: Recommendations Prior to any recommendation for employment, an applicant must have on file a completed application with all required documents. References will be checked.
STEP 5: Appointment Appointment to a position is made by the Board of Education after a candidate has verbally accepted a contract offer and has submitted all required documentation and has passed a criminal background check. Years of experience are determined by the number of years in a job classification with the Board of Education.
Athletic Coach Supplement Positions
Sylacauga High School
Advertisement Period: Wednesday, February 01, 2017 - UNTIL FILLED
Application Deadline: 4:30 PM, Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Advertised No.: Contact: Mr. Chad Murphy 256-249-0911
2 - Secondary Guidance Counselors/12 Months
Sylacauga High School and Nichols-Lawson Middle School
Advertisement Period: Monday, January 30, 2017 - UNTIL FILLED
Application Deadline: 4:30 PM, Monday, February 13, 2017
Advertised No.: Contact: Mrs. Jennifer Rosato 256-249-7012