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Employment Eligibility

Hamilton County Department of Education
Employment Eligibility

HCDE is an equal opportunity employer.

  • HCDE does not sponsor foreign applicants. All applicants must be U.S. citizens or possess a valid U.S. work visa.
  • Applicants for certified or administrative positions must possess a valid Tennessee teaching license or be eligible for certification in Tennessee.
  • All applicants must be fingerprinted upon acceptance of employment. As of March 1, 2015, the fingerprinting fee will be $38.00. This fee is non-reimbursable.
  • Salaries are commensurate with degree and verifiable teaching experience (up to 15 years.)

The Hamilton County Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability condition, or veteran status.


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