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INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING FOR EMPLOYMENT:
Hamblen County Department of Education accepts applications for employment on-line through Career Portal .
• Career Portalallows you to apply for posted jobs by submitting an on-line application. This convenient on-line application will replace all paper applications.
• You will need to complete your entire application and submit all the required documents in order to be considered for any position.
Documents that are required in order for your application to be considered complete are as follows:
• For Teacher Applicants:
➢ College/University Transcripts
➢ Teaching License(s)
➢ Praxis Scores
➢ 3 Sealed Reference Forms
• For All Other Applicants:
➢ Proof of Education
➢ For Teacher Assistant applications you must submit proof of highly qualified status.
This consists of submitting either college transcripts with at least 48 hrs. college credit or proof that applicant has taken and passed the paraprofessional exam.
These documents must be submitted with the teacher assistant application.
When submitting your application on-line, upload the required documents to the Personnel Department.
• Sealed references may not be uploaded. They can be mailed, hand delivered or faxed to 423-586-7760.
You may click here to download the provided reference form.
You can apply for posted positions. To apply for positions that are posted in the future you will not need to complete a new application.
Just log back on to the system and follow the process just described.
• If you do not have access to a computer or scanner please call the personnel office at 423-585-3711 to schedule an appointment
to use our workstation that has been set up for applicant use. If you have questions about the application process please call 423-585-3711.
Our office hours are 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Thank you for your interest in the Hamblen County School System.
Click Here to access Career Portal for a complete list of job opportunities.
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