Employment Opportunities

If you are interested in any of the vacancies listed below, please submit your application to:


Ms. Kim Gibson

CCS Central Office

911 Andrews Road, Murphy, NC 28906.
(828) 837-2722 ext. 2420


Applications may be printed from this website or you can visit Central Office between 8 am and 4 pm, Monday through Friday.


If you 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.


Cafeteria Workers (Part-Time)


  • High School Diploma preferred or equivalent
  • Able to remain standing for duration of shift
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • 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.
  • Training as a backup cashier.


Hours:  Vary by school for a maximum of 207 days per school year.


Individuals interested in the above position should submit a job application to Jennifer Rayfield, School Nutrition Supervisor at Central Office, 911 Andrews Road, Murphy, NC  28906.  Positions will be advertised until filled.   


Custodian       (Full Time District) 

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


Job Description:

  • Performs routine, manual work cleaning and maintaining buildings.
  • Controls building heating and air conditioning equipment.
  • Performs recurring tasks in accordance with established practices and cleaning schedules.
  • Knowledge of cleaning methods, materials and equipment.
  • Skill in the use of small equipment used in routine cleaning.
  • Ability to understand and follow simple oral or written directions.


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 lesson 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 after-school 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 the 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 with 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.  


Positions will be advertised until filled.