Located in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina, Buncombe County (the greater Asheville area) is considered a major tourist destination and a wonderful place to work and raise a family. Asheville has a vibrant night life with a wide variety of shops and restaurants. Nicknamed, "The Land of the Sky," Asheville is noted for its inviting climate and sheer natural beauty. Thousands of acres of national park land are swept with color in the fall. Winters sparkle with snow-capped mountains. Some of the attractions and recreational activities include Biltmore Estate and Winery, Thomas Wolfe Memorial, North Carolina Arboretum, Blue Ridge Parkway, WNC Nature Center, Asheville Community Theatre, art galleries, snow skiing and professional baseball.
Buncombe County Schools is a place of natural beauty and educational excellence. We pride ourselves in supporting our new and veteran teachers. This is why 22,000 students in 45 schools and 3,700 staff say “YES” to BCS.
Why Work for Buncombe County Schools:
Permanent positions pay a Local Supplement in addition to base pay
Free Life Insurance
Yearly: 10 paid holidays, 10+ sick days earned, 11.5+ paid time off days
Lifetime retirement pension employer contribution
Typical work schedule = Monday - Friday with weekends off!
Employee sponsored Short Term Disability
State Health Insurance (approximately 95% employer paid)
About Buncombe County Schools:
Nationally and regionally recognized academic performance
Innovative and challenging environment for educators
Strong support for beginning teachers
Comprehensive professional development opportunities
Local colleges for those seeking advanced degrees
Local supplement in addition to state base salary
Variety of fringe benefits
BCS constantly hires qualified candidates for support positions in the following categories: teacher assistants, system and school-level secretarial and technological services, school nutrition, bus driver, custodial and other district-level maintenance categories.
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