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  • Human Resources
    2465 Gillespie Street
    Fayetteville, NC 28303
    Phone: 910-678-2629
    Fax: 910-678-2344

    Ruben Reyes
    Associate Superintendent

  • Cumberland County Schools is excited to offer a new VIRTUAL training program for substitute teachers that require the Effective Teacher Training Class. The new program is offered by App-Garden University. Some of the benefits being offered by this program are the ability to train anytime and anywhere you have internet access. As a district, we will be able to keep you updated on board policies and procedures as well as giving you great tips and ideas for being a successful substitute teacher. This class is still offered at Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) for those that prefer a classroom setting.



    Please complete the NC State (Department of Public Instruction) online application, NC TeacherMatch.  Be sure to select Cumberland County when submitting your application online.


    The following documents are needed for new applicants:

    • Completed online application NC TeacherMatch
    • Social Security Card
    • Current Picture ID
    • Copy of high school diploma or GED or transcripts
      • Classes for the Effective Teacher Training and Orientation. ETT classes are held at Fayetteville Technical Community College, please call 910.678.8309 for more information, OR the training and orientation are now offered online by App-Garden University.
    • CCS Orientation
    • CCS' Orientation documents.
    • CCS Background form
    • Health Examination


    After all documents have been submitted and the background search completed, an email will be sent with further instructions.


    The following documents are needed for current CCS employees or employees that have worked within the last year. Candidates please upload the required substitute documents into NC TeacherMatch for review and processing until further notice. 

    • Completed online application (NC TeacherMatch)
    • Social Security Card
    • Current Picture ID
    • Copy of high school diploma or GED or transcripts
    • Copy of the Effective Teacher Training Certificate and Orientation or Teaching License.
      • Classes for the Effective Teacher Training and Orientation. ETT classes are held at Fayetteville Technical Community College, please call 910.678.8309 for more information, OR the training and orientation are now offered online by App-Garden University.
    • CCS Orientation
    • CCS' Orientation documents.


    To maintain active status, a substitute teacher must complete a minimum of fifteen assignments per school year.


    Candidates please upload the required substitute documents into NC TeacherMatch for review and processing until further notice
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    Failure to provide all required documentation will prevent your application from being processed.


    If you need further assistance, please contact our Smartfind Specialist at 910-678-2632 or send an e-mail to winslowratliff@ccs.k12.nc.us.