Human Resources

Catoosa County Public Schools (CCPS) has a reputation for excellence and attracts quality applicants for teaching and classified positions. With over 1600 employees, the school system is the largest employer in the county, attracting applicants from the tri-state area and beyond.

Salaries are determined by the credentials held (based on educational level), years of experience, additional responsibilities assumed, and financial ability of the county. Catoosa County pays a supplement in addition to the state salary schedule. A teacher's total salary for the school year is divided into 12 equal paychecks. Professional personnel receive numerous fringe benefits:

  • Sick leave.
  • Personal/professional leave based on years of service to the system, ranging from three to five days per year.
  • Individual health and dental insurance.
  • A cafeteria plan for life and other insurance options; Membership in Georgia's Retirement System.
  • Personnel Sick Leave Bank participation is optional for certified employees.
  • Payroll deductions for credit union, annuities, professional dues, etc. is available.

Individual schools and the county administration provide comprehensive staff development programs and opportunities for teachers and classified employees to improve skills and acquire credits for recertification.

Employees are committed to improving their abilities and CCPS is committed to hiring the best-qualified teachers. As a result over half of Catoosa County educators hold a master's degree or higher.

Catoosa County School System believes in the dignity of all persons and of their labors and takes appropriate action to assure that all employees are hired and promoted without regard to race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability. Vacancies are filled on the basis of qualifications, merit, and ability. CCPS seeks the best employees to guide, lead and instruct our students.

This employer participates in E-Verify. Authorization User Number: 466894. Authorization date: 11/17/2011.

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