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 Ms. Rae Ann Aderholt between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at 256-233-6600.
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Applications are complete when the items outlined below are received at our central office at 455 US Highway 31 North, Athens, AL 35611. Please note that different positions require different documentation. It is the responsibility of the applicant to see that applications are completed.
The following items are required when applying for certified positions: 1. Completed 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
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:
High School diploma
Copy of social security card and drivers license or state identification card
A $30.00 money order made out to the Alabama State Department of Education
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 when applying support positions: 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
If there are any questions concerning applications please call the central office, 256-233-6600, Monday through Friday (Summer schedule Tuesday through Thursday)between the hours of 8:00 - 12:00.
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.