Frequently Asked Questions

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Frequently Asked Questions 2016-10-29T00:38:43+00:00
You may apply at any time throughout the year and can be considered for positions for which you are qualified as they become available.
You may view openings (and apply) by using our application site. Once you create a login, you may apply for positions by clicking on the Jobs tab.
You may apply for any open position for which you are qualified.
By submitting your application, your record is in our application pool and may be reviewed at any time. However, to ensure that your application receives consideration for a specific opening, you should apply for the specific open posting. Within the online application, click on Jobs tab where you can view and apply for open positions.
No. Once you have completed your online application you can continue to apply for any open position from within the online application by selecting from the Jobs tab and applying directly for that position or adding/changing the Employment Preferences section. Click on the Jobs tab to view and apply for open positions.
Interviews may begin anytime a qualified applicant pool is present and is reasonably possible for hiring departments.  With hard-to-fill positions, an interview may be scheduled with only a single qualified candidate if other qualified candidates are not available.
You will be notified by the hiring department when you have been selected for an interview.  Oak Ridge Schools prefers to notify candidates several days in advance; however, we appreciate your flexibility when this is not possible.

We post newly opened positions as they occur or as budgets allow.

To view open positions in the online system, you can click on the Jobs tab, click view and the job description for that position will appear. Requirements for the position are listed within the job description.
If you have signed a contract, or are under continued employment obligation with another employer, you must be released from your contractual obligation before signing a contract with Oak Ridge Schools. As to your contract status with other school systems, they will advise you whether you will be released and under what circumstances.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and in accordance with our Board Policy, we continue to provide equal employment opportunity in attracting, recruiting and hiring qualified candidates.  
To request accommodation during the process, contact our Human Resources office for assistance.
We will hire United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States in accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (Title 8,US Code, Section 1.324A). All new employees are required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification Form (I-9), issued by the US Department of Homeland Security, which requires documentation to establish this eligibility.
Any offer of employment, for a teaching position, will be contingent upon a valid Tennessee teaching license with the appropriate endorsement.

You may apply for a Tennessee teaching license at:
Tennessee State Department of Education

Office of Teacher Licensure
Tennessee Licensing  @  www.tn.gov/education/section/licensing

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