911 Andrews Road
Murphy, NC 28906


Cherokee County Public Schools mission is for every student to graduate from high school globally competitive for work and postsecondary education and be prepared for life in the 21st century.

Cherokee County Schools
Vacancy Listings
Cherokee County Schools
Central Office
911 Andrews Road, Murphy, NC 28906
(828) 837-2722 ext. 2420
Dr. Jeana Y. 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 or the individual listed in the vacancy notice.

We are now accepting applications for the following position 



Administrative Assistant - Murphy Elementary School

Interim K-6 Certified Teacher -  Murphy Elementary School

(Certification in area is required.)

Exceptional Children’s Teacher  K-12 - District

K-12 Exceptional Children’s Certification is required.



Prefer applicant to hold or be willing and eligible to obtain a CDL with Passenger and School Bus endorsements. 

School Counselor – District

(Candidate must have a master’s degree in school counseling or have successfully completed a minimum of 24 semester hours towards a master’s degree in school counseling and working towards completion of the school counseling master’s program.)


Middle School Business Computer Skills Teacher – Murphy Middle School

(Bachelor’s Degree in Business Education required (North Carolina teaching license and certified in 760 Business Education grades 7-12 or 78760 Business Education grades 6-9).  Proficient use of 2016 Microsoft Office, Google Certified and Moodle preferred.


Social Studies Teacher – Andrews High School

(Certification in area required.)

Interim Exceptional Children’s Teacher  K-12 - District

K-12 Exceptional Children’s Certification Required 


School Resource Officer – District

Completion of Basic Law Enforcement Training (B.L.E.T.) required. Experience in law enforcement preferred. 

Bus Drivers and Bus Monitors

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.

21st Century Community Learning Centers Tutor

Minimum Qualification:      Bachelor’s Degree in Education preferred or meet the credentials for an

NC Teacher Assistant

Specific Training:                  Appropriate Teacher’s Certificate

                                                Strong people and organizational skills

Experience:                            A teacher or teacher assistant in the participating school preferred

Pay rate:                                 $15.00 per hour

Duties and Responsibilities:

1.      Become thoroughly familiar with the approved grant and its goals.

2.      Assist Site Director in planning and initiating high-quality activities outlined in the grant and in the   

         goals and objectives.

3.      Tutor small group of students in the content areas of reading and math.

4.      Be prepared to teach each day with lessons plans, activities, and resources for STEM, arts education, 

         health enhancing recreational learning activities, health education including drug and violence 

         prevention programs, and character education.

5.      Develop feedback loop between regular school staff and the afterschool program.

6.      Oversee classroom and make sure homework is completed by signing off on the Homework 

         Completion sheet.

7.      Assist in maintaining adequate control, discipline, and ensure safety of students as outlined in 

         Cherokee County Schools Code of Student Conduct.

8.      Assist in developing and implementing a program of creative classroom instruction, including 

         activities involving academic enrichment, activities aligned to STEM, and activities to promote 

         character education.

9.      Assist the site director in maintaining all necessary records as described in the S.M.A.R.T. goals of 

         the grant.

10.  Participate in professional development training and workshops:  Reading & Math Strategies, 4-H Adult Leader Training, Engineering Is Elementary Training, Trimble Sketchup 3-D Modeling Program, LEGO Robotics, Mendez Too Good for Drugs and Violence After School Curriculum, Vestibular Skill Building.

11.  Welcome, supervise, and provide direction for volunteers assigned to your classroom.

12.  Ensure room is cleaned before leaving.

Reports to:  Site Director

Interested candidates can send a letter of interest to DavAnn Hubbard at teaveana.hubbard@cherokee.k12.nc.us.  Position will be advertised until filled. 

For more information regarding these positions 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.  

Cherokee County Schools is an equal opportunity employer.

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