Human Resources

To Prospective Applicants, Please Read Carefully

The Search Jobs button on this page links to a Jobs Board of all open positions in Cocke County Schools. Once on the Jobs Board, you can scroll down to the position(s) of interest and click the green Read More button where you will find the job application and other instructions about completing the job application process.

We are pleased that you are interested in employment in the Cocke County School System. The following information will acquaint you with our employment procedures. If you desire additional information, please telephone (423) 623-7821 ext. 2010

Please complete and return the official application online or you may mail the completed application to the Human Resources department at 305 Hedrick Drive, Newport, TN 37821. You will not be considered without a completed application in the active file.

To be complete, your application must have the following on file:

  • Application
  • Transcript(s) of all post secondary work taken
  • Three References: Applicants with experience should request references to complete the enclosed Employee Reference Form. References should include last principal or supervisor. References for administrative or supervisory position(s) should be in narrative form.

Students in Tennessee colleges should check with their college Education Department concerning certification. Out-of-state applicants should contact the Tennessee State Department of Education, Office of Certification and Licensing at [email protected] To determine their eligibility for certification to teach at the level or field for which they are applying. Tennessee certification is required for employment as a teacher in the Cocke County Schools and a copy of your certificate must be filed when employed.
Your application in our active file will be considered when openings in your area of certification occur. In most cases, only applicants with complete applications are considered for vacancies.


Human Resources/Benefits
Tonya Bible
[email protected]
(423) 623-7821 x2028