CMS Teaching Residency

Are you ready to make a difference for Charlotte’s students, but don’t yet have a teaching license? The CMS Teaching Residency is an accelerated, affordable path to becoming a full-time CMS teacher. You’ll bring your talent, grit, and dedication to our community. We’ll help you master the skills you need to help students unlock their full potential. Here is a deeper look at CMS Teaching Residency providing additional background and a few words from some of our CMS Teaching Residency graduates. 

CMS Teaching Residency is one option for alternative route licensure. Our program is specifically recruiting middle and high school math, middle and high school science, middle and high school English/Language Arts, elementary teachers, and EC General Curriculum teachers. 

We are excited to announce that we are piloting a Spring training for current CMS employees in the areas of Elementary and Exceptional Children General Curriculum (ECGC).  If you are currently employed by CMS and interested in obtaining an Elementary or ECGC teaching license please log into your application and apply to the job posting, CMS Teaching Residency (Elementary/ECGC) Teacher, Alternative License Pathway. 

For internal and external candidates, interested in any of the content areas: Secondary ELA, Secondary Math, Secondary Science, Elementary and ECGC the application will open late December, early January. 

If you have not yet completed the interest form for CMS Teaching Residency, click here to let us know you are interested, and we will email you when the application opens. 

We look forward to receiving your application!


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