Support Services

Opportunities for Central Office

Employees working together Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) has many management and support roles that take place outside of the school building. With more than 18,000 employees, CMS is one of the largest employers in the Mecklenburg County. Each employee at CMS plays a vital role in our mission as we all work together to educate our students and support school system operations. 
Central Office Departments include Communications, Finance, Graphic Production Center, Human Resources, Office of Accountability, CMS Police Department, Procurement Services, Student Placement, Technology Services and more!

Substitute Teaching

Teachers helping a studentThe Substitute Teacher position is posted on the 15th of January, March, May, July, September, and November each year. When the position is posted, it can be located online with our Non-Instructional positions, under the title of “Certified Substitute Teacher" and/or "Non-Certified Substitute Teacher." 

Please submit your application online, and be sure to attach transcripts and teaching license, if applicable.  

The minimum education requirement for a Non-Certified Substitute Teacher position is 48 hours of college credit.  Applicants must be 21 years of age.  You will be required to pass a background check, drug test and submit two supervisor level references. 

Current Substitute Teachers can access SmartFind Express by clicking here.
P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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