Human Resources

Application Process

All vacancies are posted at Teach in Alabama and in each school or worksite for 7- 14 days, except in emergency conditions. In those cases, all positions except administrative may be posted only for 7 days. An application must be completed online at Alabama State Department of Education standard application website to be considered for the vacant position.

The application process may vary depending on the type of employment one is seeking. Position classifications are as follows:

Administrative:  Principals, Assistant Principals, and other administrative/supervisory positions.

Certified/Professional: Teachers, Psychologists, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Speech Therapists, and Counselors.

Support Staff: Custodial Maintenance, Instructional Aides, Technicians, Grounds Maintenance, Staff Support, Bookkeepers, Secretarial/Clerical, Security, Transportation, Food Services, Nurses, and various technology positions.


STEP 1: Application and accompanying documentation

  1. Certified Application
    1. Complete the online TEACH IN ALABAMA application at Teach in Alabama
    2. Complete all sections of the application - do not put "see resume"

      The following items may be scanned and attached to your online application
      (please do not send originals to the office unless requested):
  2. Official transcripts from all universities and colleges attended, graduate and undergraduate. (original, official transcripts in a sealed envelope or an e-script must be submitted to the Central Office if hired)
  3. Three current references (the online reference/employment verification will be used)
  4. Documentation of valid Alabama Teacher's Certification




  • Employee Handbook
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • E-Verify
  • Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE)
  • Sumter County Board of Education 2023-2024 Salary Schedule
  • Alabama Educator Code of Ethics
  • Retirement System of Alabama (RSA)
  • Praxis II Test Information
  • Change of Address
  • On- the Job-Injury
  • Employee Leave Laws

Substitute Information

  • Kelly Education Staffing
  • Frontline

Sick Leave Bank

  • Sick Leave Bank Guidelines
  • Enrollment Form
  • Donation Request Form
  • Sick Leave Bank Withdrawal Form

Background Check/Fingerprint

  • Fieldprint
  • AIMS