All applicants for teaching positions must:
1. Hold a Bachelor's degree or higher earned from a regionally accredited senior institution and meet all requirements as mandated by the Alabama State Department of Education.
2. Obtain or be eligible for Alabama Professional Education Certification.
3. Meet provisions of the federal NCLB act via the Alabama model for identifying Highly Qualified teachers.
4. Meet the requirements of the Alabama Prospective Testing (APTTP) which includes the basic skills assessment and the Praxis II subject assessment in the teaching field.
A number of alternative approaches to certification are available for individuals who are highly qualified in their field but have not completed a college educational program. All approaches*, however, require a minimum education of a bachelor's degree and are issued only at the request of the employing school system.
*ROTC and Career/Technical teachers, such as teachers of day trades, without a degree may be recommended for employment after state requirements have been met.
TEACHERS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR PLACEMENT OUT-OF-FIELD
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The mission of the Department of Human Resources of the Baldwin County Public School System is to recruit, develop, and retain outstanding employees committed to fostering educational excellence. Please review our Certificated Job Listings .
Information regarding Alabama certification is available on the State of Alabama website, www.alsde.edu
It is the policy of the Baldwin County Board of Education that applicants for positions will be selected on the basis of qualifications, merit and professional ability. No person shall be denied employment, re-employment, advancement nor shall be subjected to discrimination in any program activity, on the basis of sex, age, marital status, race, religioin, belief, national origin, ethnic group or handicap.