Teachers Must Pass Praxis for End of Course Exam Subjects
Under Public Chapter 1020 as passed in the 2012 legislative session, all teachers of record for courses in which there is a state-level, End of Course exam will be required to pass the relevant Praxis content assessment on or before January 1, 2013 if they do not hold the subject-specific endorsement to teach the course. (Read more)
Evaluation Grievance Process
Please see documents below for information on the Knox County Schools Certified Evaluation Grievance Procedure. Please contact Christine Wolf at 594-1912, if you have any further questions.
KCS - Evaluation Grievance Timeline
KCS - GAE Evaluation Grievance Procedure
KCS GAE - Grievance Policy
SBE - 5-201 Evaluation Policy
Step I - Evaluation Grievance Form
Step II - Evaluation Grievance Form
Step III - Evaluation Grievance Form
Name change, address change?
CERTIFIED Personnel: Please remember, if you have made a name change with the Human Resources Department, you must also complete your name change on your Tennessee Teaching License at www.tn.gov/education/lic/.
CLASSIFIED Personnel: If you have moved, gotten married, have a new phone number or changed any other personal or contact information, please update the information by completing an address/name change form which is available on the Human Resources homepage. Please fax (594-3758) the completed form to Sherry Self, Human Resources, 15th floor. Download form HR-112 to submit changes.
ADDRESS CHANGE: If you need to make an address change, you can update your new information immediately with the Human Resources Department. Download form HR-112 to submit changes.
Distinguished Professionals Education Institute helps fill gaps in classrooms
The Distinguished Professionals Education Institute, a non-profit organization, helps professionals who are not certified teachers to find positions in the teaching profession, either part time or full time, where they can share their skills and knowledge.
How Do I Apply for Employment?
Applications Now Accepted Electronically
Administrative, certified, classified and substitute job applications are now accepted electronically.
For more information about administrative/supervisory positions, please contact Pam Blackburn at 594-1090
For more information about certified positions, please contact Sandie Johnson (Elementary) at 594-1920, or Leanne Robillard (Secondary) at 594-1911.
For more information about classified positions, please contact Barbara Bell (Elementary) at 594-4436, or Lori Busby (Secondary) at 594-2984.
For more information about substitute positions, please contact Irma Thompson at 594-1919.
Department Web Pages
Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, all certified educators will receive annual evaluations as required under Tennessee's First to the Top Act. These pages provide answers to several questions.