Advanced Studies
TD Catalyst Teacher Pool Application Process

​The CMS Advanced Studies Department maintains a pool of potential candidates who have demonstrated their qualification for the Elementary Talent Development (TD) Catalyst Teacher role through a rigorous talent pool selection process. Candidates who are accepted into the pool will be qualified for TD Teacher positions for the 2021-2022 school year.

Why Should You Apply? 

The TD Catalyst Teacher role is a unique position that provides both leadership and support to schools and allows you to...

  • teach gifted & advanced learners.

  • serve as a leader and advocate within the school and district.

  • collaborate with classroom teachers and administrators.

  • make an impact!



In order to be considered for participation in the pool process, candidates must...

  • have 3 or more years of elementary teaching experience

  • possess or have the ability to obtain NC Academically & Intellectually Gifted (AIG) Teaching Licensure 

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How Do I Apply?

Our Fall 2021 Elementary TD Catalyst Pool will reopen on September 27th.  The application period will be from September 27th-October 15th.

Click here to access the CMS Application system and apply when the Talent Pool is open. The Talent Development Catalyst Teacher Talent Pool can be found within the available instructional positions. 

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