Contacts

10 months ago

Chris Wooten - Director of Human Resources

Ruth Ward - Human Resources Assistant
Cindy Ward - Human Resources Assistant
Julie Lee - Human Resources Secretary
Phone: 601-794-1030
Fax: 601-794-3898  

Natalie Turnage - Payroll Manager
Elissa Lee - Employee Insurance Assistant
Phone: 601-794-1030
Fax: 601-794-1035 
P.O. Box 609
424 Martin Luther King Dr.
Purvis, MS 39475

Current Openings

9 months ago

Current openings include the following and are listed by the date they become available. Applications will be accepted during the dates listed with each open position.  Click on the link below to view available positions.


Lamar County School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No person shall be denied employment, re-employment, or advancement on the basis of sex, marital status, race, color, creed, national origin, or disability in accordance with federal and state laws and state accreditation standards. Lamar County School District Board of Education policies follow state and federal laws and related regulations and procedures for employment, retention, and dismissal of all personnel.


Employment Information

10 months ago

Certified Employment
 

The Lamar County School District accepts applications for all positions throughout the school year.

All certified applicants must hold appropriate, current Mississippi certification and complete an electronic Lamar County School District application.  You may submit an application electronically by going here.  (You must register first before you are allowed to work in and submit an electronic application.)

Building principals will interview and recommend an applicant for employment to the Human Resources Office.  The Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent and Board must approve all recommendations for employment prior to issuance of a contract.

If you have any questions, please call Ruth Ward at 601-794-1030.


Non-Certified/Support Staff Employment
 
The Lamar County School District accepts applications for open positions only.  Please see the Employment Opportunity section for a listing of current openings.
 
All non-certified applicants must complete an electronic Lamar County School District application.  You may submit an application electronically by clicking on this link:http://www.astihosted.com/lamar/jam/DefaultApplicant.asp.  (You must register first before you are allowed to work in and submit an electronic application.)
Building principals will interview and recommend an applicant for employment to the Human Resources Office.  The Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent and Board must approve all recommendations for employment.
Assistant Teachers must have a high school diploma or equivalent and have either passed the Workkeys Test or have at least 48 hours of college credit.

Substitute Teacher Employment
 
If you would like to Substitute Teach for Lamar County School District please apply at www.subteachusa.com or call the SubTeachUSA offices at 1-800-641-0140.
 
Substitute teachers are called to work on an as needed basis.  The rate of pay for a substitute teacher is $60.00 per day.  The rate of pay for a Certified (current Mississippi teaching certificate) substitute teacher is $75.00 per day.

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