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  • Union County Public Schools (UCPS) is the sixth-largest public school system in North Carolina. We serve approximately 41,500 students at 53 schools and has approximately 5,000 staff members. With a long-term goal of ensuring all students are equipped to succeed in college, career and life, UCPS is committed and dedicated to offering quality instruction for all children in support of our mission of “Preparing All Students to Succeed.” 

    We are a leader in academics and offer a wide variety of coursework to our students, ranging from 20 dual-language programs to STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to more than 44 pathways and 24 academies in the Career and Technical Education department.

    Top Reasons to Work Here

    • Union County is a great place to work and live
    • Excellent employee benefits package
    • Competitive local salary supplements
    • $1,750 additional bonus for teaching in a high-priority school
    • $1,750 bonus for teaching in a content area in one of the six focus schools
    • $4,300 bonus for showing growth for the top 25% of the state and or the district through the state performance bonus
    • Comprehensive support program for beginning teachers
    • Excellent instructional program and support staff
    • Fastest growing school district in North Carolina
    • Approximately 35 miles east of Charlotte, the largest city in North Carolina
    • Within 200 miles of major beaches and mountains

    UCPS is an equal-opportunity employer. The Union County Public School System does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, age or handicap in any of its educational or employment programs or activities.

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