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Cherokee County Schools
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Cherokee County Schools, Central Office, 911 Andrews Road, Murphy, NC 28906  (828) 837-2722 ext. 2420
Ms. Jeana Conley, Superintendent of Schools
 If you are interested in any of the vacancies listed below, please submit your application to:
Ms. Kim Gibson, 911 Andrews Road, Murphy, NC 28906 
Phone number: (828) 837-2722 ext. 2420

Applications may be printed from this website (Employment Documents), or by visiting Central Office at the above address between 8 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday.

If you have submitted an application within the last 2-years (non-certified) 4-years (certified) you may activate it by contacting Ms. Gibson. 

To receive additional details about any of the positions listed feel free to contact Ms. Gibson.


K-6 Certified Teacher - District.  (Certification in area required.)  Position will remain open until the position is filled.

Certified Occupational Therapist - Part-time.  (Candidate must have successfully completed and graduated from an accredited occupational therapy professional program recognized by NBCOT and have completed all fieldwork requirements.  Must have initial certification by National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy and hold a current license by the North Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy. Prefer two years of experience as an occupational therapist in school system or other pediatric practice setting.)  Position will remain open until the position is filled.

Exceptional Children's Teacher Assistant -- District.  (A two-year degree is required and experience working with students is preferred.)  Position will remain open until the position is filled.

Speech-Language Pathologist District.  (Applicant must hold a current Speech and Language Pathologist license. ASHA certification and/or North Carolina Board of Examiners preferred.  Experience working with school age children preferred.) Position will remain open until the position is filled.

School Psychologist – District.  (Applicant must hold a Master’s Level School Psychology Degree.) Position will remain open until the position is filled.

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant – District.  (Minimum of two-year Associate’s Degree accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association.  Applicants must have passed the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy(NBCOT) certification exam and hold or be eligible to apply for state licensure.) Position will remain open until the position is filled.

These positions are certified positions with specific license requirements.  For more information contact Ms. Kim Gibson. Please send applications to Ms. Kim Gibson at the address shown above. Applications may be picked up at the same address or from our website at www.cherokee.k12.nc.us.   

Cherokee County Schools is now accepting applications for Bus Drivers and Bus Monitors.

Successful Applicants must possess a valid North Carolina Commercial Driver's License with

P & S endorsements; CCS will train interested individuals.


Applicants must also meet the following criteria:

·         Must be 18 years of age

·         Clean driving record

·         Clear criminal background check

·         Pass pre-employment drug screen as well as random drug screening (if employed by CCS)

·         Ability and willingness to work with students and adults


Bus Driver training will be offered to interested applicants. The NC DMV requires that potential drivers pass the NC School Bus Driver written and road tests. The NC DMV also requires all new driver applicants to obtain a Commercial Learners’ Permit before any behind the wheel training, as well as pre-employment drug screening.


For more information regarding this position contact Ms. Kim Gibson at (828)-837-2722 ext 2420.  Submit applications to 911 Andrews Rd., Murphy, NC  28906.  Applications may be picked up at the same address.  Position will be advertised until filled


School Nutrition Program:

Substitute Cafeteria Workers 


·  High School Diploma preferred or equivalent

·  Able to remain standing for duration of shift

·  Able to lift up to 50 lbs

·  Computer skills a plus

·  First Aid/CPR certification preferred

·  ServSafe Certified preferred

Job Description:

·  Final prep for breakfast and lunch

·  Serving and cleaning of kitchen/serving area/dining area and other duties assigned by cafeteria manager

 Hours:  Vary by school

Individuals interested in any of the above positions should submit a job application to Jennifer Cable, School Nutrition Director, Central Office, 911 Andrews Road, Murphy, NC  28906.  Positions will be advertised until filled.  


Cherokee County Schools is an equal opportunity employer.

Our vacancy listings are updated regularly so please check back periodically for new career openings.