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Potential and New Employees

Apply to work for Wilkes County Schools
If you need assistance with the application process:
  1. Contact Melissa Shepherd at (336) 667-1121.
  2. Reference, download, and/or print our "Applying for a Job" Help Document.

Guide to Applying through PowerSchool Applicant Tracking

To apply for a position with Wilkes County Schools, click "apply" in the vacancy posting. The job listings platform will prompt you to enter an account username and password. If you do not have an active PowerSchool Applicant Tracking account, the system will guide you through creating one. This account will permit you to apply for any vacant position. A valid email address is required to set up an account. If you need an email address, create one for free using Google or Yahoo. Only applicants who complete the full application process will be considered for an interview.

What information will I need to have when applying for a position?

It is recommended that you have the following information readily available when applying for a position:
  • Personal Information
  • Academic History
  • Teacher Licensure Information (if applying for a licensed position)
  • Praxis/Pearson Scores (if applying for a licensed position)
  • Employment History
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • 3 References and Contact Information

Interested in Becoming a Teacher?

Our friends at TeachNC.org have lots of free tools and resources to help you get started:
  • 1-on-1 advising calls to answer all your questions and choose an educator preparation program (EPP) that’s right for you
  • How-to guides to demystify eligibility, testing, and financial aid an EPP Explorer so you can compare programs and interactive application checklists to keep you on track to apply
  • Fee reimbursements to help cover application and enrollment expenses
  • A $1000 scholarship to help make your dream of becoming a teacher more economical
Wilkes County Schools and TeachNC are committed to helping you reach your dream of becoming a teacher! Sign up for a free TeachNC account to get started!

Interested in Becoming a Teacher Assistant?

Federal guidelines require one of the following for all Teacher Assistants:
  • a 2-year degree;
  • 48 hours of course credit; or, 
  • Work Keys assessments.
You must have at least one of these to be considered an eligible applicant.

Thanks for your interest in Wilkes County Schools!

For more information about employment with Wilkes County Schools, contact Dr. Westley Wood, Assistant Superintendent of Personnel and Human Resources, at (336) 667-1121.

New Hire Forms: