Join us and choose success @ JCSS!
The Jackson County School System is working every day to provide a remarkable learning experience for approximately 8,000 students in six elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools. We value innovation, personalization, academic rigor, and positive relationships.
Jackson County is located approximately an hour northeast of Atlanta along I-85 and just 25 minutes from the music and arts scene in Athens. We enjoy convenient access to Lake Hartwell, Lake Lanier, and Braselton’s Chateau Elan Resort, all while enjoying the relaxed pace of small town life.
See a complete list of vacancies and find an online application by visiting www.applitrack.com/jacksoncounty/onlineapp/.
Learn more about our benefits by visiting www.myjacksonbenefits.com/.
Substitute teachers, paraprofessionals, and custodians
JCSS partners with ESS, an educational management service, in hiring for substitute teachers, paraprofessionals, and custodians. Apply online at ESS.com. For more information, contact Lauren Westervelt at 706-580-0290 or email LWestervelt@ESS.com.
Click here for the JCSS Certified Teacher Salary Schedule (5/13/19).
Click here for the JCSS Non-Teaching Salary Schedule (7/18/19).
Click here for the JCSS Non-Teaching Salary Schedule – grade and range (5/13/19).
FOR CURRENT EMPLOYEES: Access information on discounts from our community partners for current employees with the links below.
Michelle Bowen – HR Professional for Recruitment and Hiring
firstname.lastname@example.org — Phone: 706-367-5151, ext. 17151
Shannon Kendrix – Benefits Specialist
email@example.com — Phone: 706-367-5151, ext. 17105
Megan Perry – HR Professional for Absence/Time Management, Payroll Support
firstname.lastname@example.org — Phone: 706-367-5151, ext. 17116
Debbie Gammon – Front Desk – HR Professional for Substitutes/Hourly Personnel
email@example.com — Phone: 706-367-5151, ext. 17101
Human Resources & Student Services
Dr. Selena Blankenship
706-367-5151, ext. 17122
HR Executive Assistant
Dr. Selena S. Blankenship joined the Jackson County School System in July 2016 and currently serves as the director of human resources. Dr. Blankenship is proud to be a “Triple Dawg,” having earned her bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. from the University of Georgia, where she serves as a member of the College of Education’s Alumni Board. She began her career as a language arts teacher in South Georgia before returning to the Athens area in 2002. Since 2008, Dr. Blankenship has served in various leadership roles at the middle and high school levels, most recently serving five years as the principal of Hilsman Middle School, an International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme World School.