Teaching Application

We appreciate your interest in the Hardin County School System. We know that to be successful in our mission of providing quality education to the children of Hardin County, we must employ the very best teachers available. Please help us in our efforts to do this by providing the following:
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    INSTRUCTIONS: Complete all sections accurately to facilitate processing your application. The following information is required before an application is considered complete: three professional references, copy of teaching license, Praxis test scores, transcripts of course work at all colleges and universities. *If out of state, provide copies of appropriate certification test
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    Are you currently employed?
    If YES, may current employer be contacted for verification?


    Do you have a Tennessee Teaching Certificate? (Required if employed)
    If YES: Certificate Number, Endorsement(s), Type
    Max. file size: 450 MB.
    If NO: Application has been made?
    Letter From University Attached?
    Max. file size: 450 MB.


    Max. file size: 450 MB.
    Dates Attended, Hours Credit, Degree Earned Major/Minor, Date Conferred


    List three former supervisors or college teachers from whom you wish to use as references
    Reference 1
    Reference 1 Address
    Reference 2
    Reference 2 Address
    Reference 3
    Reference 3 Address


    List all employment in chronological order, beginning with your current employment
    Dates: From/To
    Total Years
    School District
    # Of Weeks
    Supervising Teacher
    *Applicants who do not have teaching experience are required to furnish a reference from supervising teacher.


    Do you have a teacher qualification assurance page from TN?
    Another State?


    Knowingly falsifying information required by 49-5-406 (a) (1) shall be sufficient grounds for termination of employment and shall also constitute a Class A misdemeanor which must be reported to the District Attorney for prosecution. Theaccuracy of such information may be verified by fingerj)rints and criminal history record check conducted by the TBI pursuant to 49-5-413(a). The provisions of 49-5-4O6(a)(l) .shall not be construed or implemented to compel disclosure of a parking or moving traffic violation if the maximum sanction provided by law for such violation does not include a period of confinement.
    Are you presently under contract?
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    List special honors won in college and/or in your profession

    Each of the following questions must be answered with a "yes" or "no". If any answer is "yes," please attach an explanation. Include final disposition of investigations.
    Have you ever failed to have a contract renewed?
    Have you ever had a certificate or license denied, revoked, or suspended in any state?
    Have you ever been convicted of or pled nolo contendere to a felony or misdemeanor, including DUI?
    Have you ever been investigated for any act of alleged discrimination including: discrimination on account of race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, or handicapping conditions?
    Have you ever been investigated for allegations of sexual harassment?
    Have you ever been accused and investigated for a crime of child abuse or physical abuse?
    Have you ever been dismissed from a school system for cause?
    Were you ever allowed to resign from a school job in order to avoid investigation, charges, or termination
    Have you ever been encouraged to resign from a job?
    Have you ever been suspended from your job?
    Have you ever been issued a written reprimand?
    Have you ever had a written complaint filed against you?
    Have you ever been removed from any assignment or extra-curricular activity?
    Has anyone ever reported or accused you of inappropriately using the computer or cell phone during regular school days?
    Has anyone ever reported or accused you of any inappropriate socialization with students either during or after the regular workday?
    Have you ever breached a contract with another school system
    Do you have any contagious disease which may endanger the health of school children or other
    Are you able to perform all of the essential functions of the job for which you are applying?
    Have you previously applied for a job with Hardin County Schools?


    Title: Ryan Miller Mailing address: 155 Guinn Street, Savannah, TN 38372 Phone number: (731) 925-3943 ext. 2240 Email: ryan.miller@hctnschools.com

    Hardin County Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any education program or activity. Such non-discrimination is required by Title IX and federal regulations. The requirement not to discriminate extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations to the district may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary of Education, or both. Hardin County Schools grievance procedures and grievance process, including: how to report or file a complaint of sex discrimination; how to report or file a formal complaint of sexual harassment, and how the district will respond can be found in Hardin County Board policy 6.3041.

    I certify that I (have) (have not) been dismissed from any previous employment for improper or unprofessional conduct, inefficient service, neglect of duty, incompetence, or insubordination i!S defined In Sections 49-2-203, 49-5-501 and 49-5-511. By filing application for employment with the Hardin County Board of Education, I understand that any misrepresentation or omission of facts on the application is cause for termination. If employed, I agree to abide by all the policies as set forth by the Hardin County Board of Education.
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    All applicants will be subject to a background check, which will include the requirement for fingerprinting.

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