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Why join Hamilton County Schools?

We're Building Bright Futures

Our mission at Hamilton County Schools is simple: we create bright futures for all students in our community by equipping them with the skills, knowledge, and supports needed to reach their full potential. We do this by investing deeply in our teachers, leaders, and support staff.

Competitive Compensation

Over the last four years, HCS has continually invested in teacher compensation, while also supplementing teachers in high-need subject areas and high-need schools.

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Robust Benefits & Care

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for employees that has got you covered no matter your stage of life.

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Supporting our Teachers

Your first year of teaching can be a great one. Learn why 9/10 new teachers return to Hamilton County after their first year.

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Leadership Opportunities

Come ready to grow your career. As a learning organization, we are ready to support you, regardless of your career goals.

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A Place for Everyone

With schools spread across every part of Chattanooga and the surrounding area, you're bound to find a position that is right for you.

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