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Welcome to Human Resources
Human Resources team
Human Resources team


Our Human Resources team is dedicated to advancing student achievement by recruiting and retaining the highest quality staff for Hamilton County Schools and to serve those with whom we work. This web site is designed to inform you of the many services provided by our department and to provide instructions on becoming an employee in the best school district in the State of Tennessee! Whether you are a job applicant, new or existing employee, or an administrator, you will find helpful information at this web site.

Our goal is to provide you with accurate, timely, and valuable information, services, and resources to help you in your jobs at Hamilton County Schools. Our staff is committed to providing you with the finest customer service. If you have questions or feel that we are not doing our best to meet your needs, please feel free to contact us. A member of our Human Resources Team will be happy to work with you to resolve your concern.

We encourage you to explore our site to discover what's available, what's new and what Human Resources can do for you.

Who Does What in HR (2017-2018) please click on the below link.

To view the Hiring and Staffing Guidelines, please click on the below link.

HR Procedures - Hiring and Staffing Guidelines

Project COACH - Procedural Document

Area Learning Community Executive Director Job Description

Elementary Teaching and Learning Director Job Description

Secondary Teaching and Learning Director Job Description

Americans with Disabilities Statement

The Hamilton County Department of Education (HCDE) values all of our employees including those who are experiencing disabilities. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HCDE does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and strives to provide reasonable accommodations and services for employees.

HCDE’s HR Operations Coordinator, Penny Murray in the Human Resources Department, will provide assistance and/or services for persons with disabilities.  Ms. Murray may be contacted at (423) 498-7049 or  should you need to request accommodations.


The Hamilton County Department of Education is an E-Verify employer in compliance with Federal Law which requires employers to verify the identify and employment eligibility of all persons hired in the United States. HCDE is compliant with E-Verify, and we invite you to review the documentation here. 

E-Verify Poster English          E-Verify Poster Spanish


 Hamilton County Department of Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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