Come work with us!
We want to thank you for your interest in Gaston County Schools, and we are eager to assist you as you seek a new career opportunity with us.
Gaston County Schools is the second largest employer in Gaston County with approximately 4,000 full-time and part-time employees. We are the tenth largest school district in North Carolina with more than 30,000 students, and our neighborhood schools are a great source of community pride. Our 56 schools are accredited by AdvancED/Cognia – receiving accreditation is a recognition that signifies that all of our schools have earned the distinction of being a quality school.
While we are located in the Charlotte metropolitan region, we strive to maintain our sense of hometown and community. We like to say that we are close enough to city life, but without the hassle.
Message from the Superintendent
Five reasons to choose Gaston County Schools
We are in a great location – just 15 miles from Charlotte, 100 miles from the mountains, and 200 miles from major beaches. Plus, there are a number of things to do right here at home.
Academics and school safety are our priorities – we have a comprehensive educational program for students, and we continue to rank as the safest school district in the state when compared to the 10 largest school districts.
Our Teacher Induction Program for Success (TIPS) is a model professional development program that helps beginning teachers find success in their new career.
We offer an excellent benefits package with paid holidays, paid annual leave, paid sick leave, state retirement, health insurance, and more.
Our schools foster a commitment to care and belonging – people who work for Gaston County Schools are more than just employees; they are an important part of our school family and contribute to our continued success.
Gaston County Schools
Human Resources Department
1351 Bradford Heights Road
Gastonia, North Carolina 28054
Dr. Kecia Coln, Executive Director
Dr. Leigh Smith, Director
Beth Suber, Director