Athens City Schools
455 US Highway 31 North
Athens, AL 35611
Phone: (256) 233-6600
Fax: (256) 233-6640
Thank you for your interest in Athens City Schools. We are justifiably proud of our schools and our students. We are always seeking applicants committed to achieving far above average. We believe our students deserve the best possible learning environments. Consequently, we hold ourselves to very high standards. If you have questions, or need additional information regarding the employment process, please call Mrs. Micki McPherson between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at 256-233-6602 or 256-233-6600.
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The following items are required when applying for ACS certified positions on the Teach Alabama website: 1. Completed Teach Alabama Application 2. Official transcript 3. Resume’ 4. Alabama teacher certificate (if applying for certified position) or proof of eligibility to possess 5. Copy of social security card and drivers license or state identification card 6. Hand written one-page philosophy of education 7. Form I-9 (This form can be attained from the Athens City website.)
All Certified Positions starting with the 2014-2015 school year will ONLY be accepted through the Teach Alabama website.
Substitute teaching positions are also available in our district. Serving as a substitute teacher is an excellent way to gain experience or supplement your income. To apply, please submit the following information to our Central Office at 455 US Hwy. 31 North, Athens, AL 35611. Please note that different postions require different documentation. It is the responsibility of the applicant to see that applications are complete:
High School diploma
Copy of social security card and drivers license or state identification card
A $30.00 money ordermade out to the Alabama State Department of Education
I-9 Form (This form may be obtained from the Athens City website.)
The State Department of Education has selected Cogent Systems as the vendor for fingerprint services. The fingerprint fee is $54.15. Applicants may pay at the fingerprint site with money order or cashier check. Payments must be made out to Cogent Systems. They are located at Pak Mail 1207 E. Forrest Street. All applicants must register and set up an appointment on line www.cogentid.com/alabama.
Support Positions Please submit the following materials to our Central Office at 455 US Hwy. 31 North, Athens, AL 35611 when applying for support positions. Please note that different postions require different documentation. It is the responsibility of the applicant to see that applications are complete.
1. Completed application 2. Resume’ 3. High school diploma 4. Copy of social security card and drivers license or state identification card 5. Form I-9 (This form may be obtained from the Athens City website.)
If there are any questions concerning applications please call the central office, 256-233-6600, Monday through Friday 7:30-4:00.
It is the policy of Athens City Board of Education not to discriminate on the basis of sex, color, handicap, religion, creed, national origin, race, or age in its educational programs, activities, or employment policies as required by Federal Regulations.
Inquiries or complaints regarding compliance with Federal Regulations may be directed Athens City Schools, 455 US Highway 31 North, Athens, AL 35611, (256) 233-6600.