Rowan County, North Carolina encompasses a quiet countryside with pick-your-own farms, and a bustling downtown district with a thriving arts scene. It is home to the Rowan-Salisbury School System, an award-winning school district with a reputation for student-centered innovation. We serve more than 18,000 students in 33 schools. Our top priority is to provide them with extraordinary learning experiences daily, which we do using innovative approaches with pioneering classroom technology.
As the Renewal School System, Rowan-Salisbury is committed to redesigning education to create authentic and personalized learning experiences for all students through teacher-led flexibility in curriculum, budgeting, hiring, staffing, and scheduling. We empower teachers with the autonomy and flexibility to respond and engage with each child’s unique needs, so every day everyone discovers and achieves the extraordinary. Students enjoy learning and teachers enjoy teaching.
RSS teachers are paid according to NCDPI's salary schedule for licensed educators and enjoy an additional supplement of up to $2,700.
Not only do we offer a benefit package with competitive retirement and insurance opportunities, the Rowan-Salisbury School System is committed to providing our employees with the tools and training needed to pursue their purpose with passion and excellence. Our educators have a myriad of in-depth professional development opportunities within their schools, throughout the district, and on a state and national level, and our beginning teachers have a layered support system in place from day one. All teachers are issued a MacBook Air for both professional and personal use throughout their employment with the district to facilitate our mission for the innovative use of technology.
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