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Instructional Substitute Bonus - Daily teacher substitutes who work between five and nine assignments each month will receive a $200 bonus, and those who work ten or more assignments each month will receive a $500 bonus. Bonuses will be paid monthly for meeting the criteria in the prior month. In addition, daily teacher substitutes who accepts an assignment at a Title I school earn an additional $20 per day. Click here to view Title I schools.

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Guest Teachers Our Guest Teacher initiative has been expanded districtwide. We have also created a higher pay rate for Certified Guest Teachers at $180/day. The Non-Certified Guest Teacher rate remains at $150/day. All guest teaching positions will receive full benefits, and the positions are considered temporary and funded through June 2023. 

Minimum requirements for the Non-certified Guest Teacher are a high school diploma and at least 21 years old.  Minimum requirements for the Certified Guest Teacher are completed bachelors degree and a teaching license, active or expired. 

Individuals who currently volunteer within their school communities and others looking to make a daily, positive impact with our students are encouraged to apply.  

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View Open Positions by Category Below

Once you find a position that interests you, please complete the application type that correspond with the position opening. 

Urgent needs include Teachers (Exceptional Children and Math), Bus Drivers and Custodians

Instructional Positions   Support Services   Operations   Administrators
*School nurses are important members of the educational team at each school.  Our school nurses are provided and hired by the Mecklenburg County Health Department through an agreement with CMS.  To apply, please click here.

About CMS

CMS provides academic instruction, rigor and support each school day to more than 144,000 students  in 178 schools throughout the cities and towns of Mecklenburg County.  CMS is proud of its diverse mix of students who represent 183 different countries and various cultural and ethnic backgrounds. CMS offers an extensive range of magnet programs in 71 of its schools to nurture the talents of students who have interest and ability in specific areas. CMS also educates, supports and meets the needs of students with learning and physical disabilities. 
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools was in the top three districts for eighth-grade math, and fourth-grade math and reading in the 2017 tests for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).
  • We won the national Making Strides Together Curriculum Award for excellence in developing and using district-wide initiatives to improve academic progress.
  • With over 19,000 employees, we have a strong culture of respect centered on teaching and learning.
  • We offer a wide range of instructional environments for teachers, including traditional schools, magnet programs, and career and technical education programs.
  • We are supported by parents and the broader community in our commitment to make CMS the leading district in America.
  • We have a 1:1 student/technology ratio and are a leading district in integrating digital learning and teaching.
P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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