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Wake County Public School System, the largest K-12 public school district in North Carolina, is an award-winning organization that serves more than 161,000 students in 191 schools. We recognize that highly effective teachers are the key to achieving student success. As a result, we are focused on attracting, hiring, training, and retaining a world-class workforce of educational professionals who are representative of the community we serve, from small towns to the capital city.

  • School District
  • Cary, NC

Wake County Public School System by the numbers

  • 10,320

    Dedicated Teachers

  • 161,907

    Engaged Learners

About Wake County Public School System

  • Teaching in Wake County Public School System

    Wake County Public School System looks for creative and dedicated professionals who believe all children can be successful. Work with us and join a vibrant learning community that values diversity, professional development, and innovation. Wake County is frequently ranked one of the nation’s best places to live and work. Nearly 19,000 staff and faculty support over 161,000 students. Our robust support programs for educators, beautiful school facilities and flexible school calendars are reasons to work with us.

  • Salary, Compensation & Benefits

    Wake County Public School System salaries top most NC districts and are on par with large cities nationally.

  • For Students

    The Future Teachers Program is a recruitment initiative aimed at developing the district’s internal student talent. Future Teachers participants are WCPSS high school graduates who intend to pursue careers in education and who commit to teaching with us upon completion of their teacher preparation programs. Future Teachers is not a scholarship.

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