Employment Application Procedures
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Licensure and Certification Information:
Expired North Carolina Teaching License – Individuals with expired, non-provisional North Carolina licenses are eligible for a three-year license when employed by a North Carolina school system. During this time, you must earn a minimum of five (5) renewal credits per year.
Teachers who are Licensed in Other States – Teachers who hold full (reciprocal) licenses and have been designated highly qualified in other states, shall be considered fully licensed and highly qualified in North Carolina. It is the responsibility of the teacher to provide verification that he/she holds a full (reciprocal) license in another state and that he/she has been designated as highly qualified. You must apply for your North Carolina teaching license prior to beginning employment. The application packet can be downloaded from the following website: http://www.ncpublicschools.org/licensure/forms/.
Elementary Education Teachers – In order to be eligible for employment in North Carolina as an elementary education teacher, you must have taken and passed the NTE Specialty Area Test(s) or the Praxis II Subject Assessment Test(s), or a state content area test for elementary education prior to employment.
Special Education Teachers – To be eligible for employment in North Carolina as a Special Education teacher, you must have taken and passed the NTE Specialty Area Test(s) or the Praxis II Subject Assessment Test(s), or a state content area test for Special Education prior to employment.
Middle School Teachers – Must be fully licensed and highly qualified in each core academic subject area that is taught. Praxis II Testing Policy for Add-on Licensure: The State Board of Education approved a policy that allows an individual who holds a CLEAR NORTH CAROLINA TEACHING license in one area to add another TEACHING area by passing the required Praxis II Test(s) for the area.
Provisional Licenses – Effective July 1, 2007, provisional licenses will no longer be issued for core academic subject areas. Lateral Entry