Give your passion the room to make an enormous impact. The Wake County Public School System is looking for well-qualified educators who will nurture talent, ignite passion and drive ambition forward.

Additional pay for certified staff with relevant master’s or higher degrees

Among the highest local salary supplements in NC

Excellent benefits package

Vacations and holidays

Strong teacher mentor programs

Many school calendar and program choices

Limitless growth potential

It’s time to shape the world through your students.

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Terry, a Civic Literacy and African American Studies teacher, enjoys making an impact in the lives of students every day.


Civic Literacy and African American Studies teacher

“I love teaching because I see the impact and difference I am making in the lives of students as they prepare for adulthood. Having the opportunity to make a lasting impact in the lives of our future leaders is priceless. The camaraderie, connections and collaboration among WCPSS educators are simply amazing. The teachers are one big team all united for the same common goal.”

Senor Salazar, a Spanish teacher, is passionate about educating his students in new cultures.

Sr. Salazar

Spanish Teacher

“Teaching is my passion. I have been teaching for 22 years, with 16 years at WCPSS. I love working with WCPSS because I get to contribute and join forces with other like-minded professionals who are focused on making our communities and our planet a better place by learning and understanding our differences.”

Darius, a CCR teacher, enjoys the great resources and support available to him.


CCR Teacher, Co-Chair Equity Core Team Lead

“Being a special education teacher has strengthened my advocacy skills because I am routinely advocating for support and resources that impact the whole child. Advocacy skills are highly valued and can transfer to other settings. In larger districts like WCPSS, you tend to have more access to a wide range of resources and there are more efficiencies to those supports, as well.”

What you’ll love

  • Joining a vibrant learning community that values diversity, professional development and innovation
  • A comprehensive, three-year onboarding and mentoring program
  • Beautiful school facilities
  • Flexible school calendars
  • A variety of instructional program options, including magnet themes, early colleges and leadership academies

What it takes

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university
  • Professional Educator’s License in the subject you teach
  • Background check