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Classified Staff Information

Teacher's Assistants

Teacher assistants work with teachers to facilitate learning in elementary and EC classrooms across the district. Most TA positions include bus driving duties as well.

In order to qualify for a teacher's assistant position, you must complete one of the following:

    • An associate’s degree from an accredited institution (at least a 2.5 GPA);
    • 48 semester hours from an accredited institution (at least a 2.5 GPA);
    • Or meet district WorkKeys test score requirements.

Bus Drivers & Mechanics

Our bus drivers are responsible for transporting students to and from school, and our mechanics ensure that our fleet of nearly 240 buses are always running smoothly. Bus drivers and mechanics must have a high school diploma or equivalent, and mechanics are highly recommended to have the appropriate certifications.

School Nutrition

School Nutrition employees prepare and serve wholesome, delicious meals to students across the county for breakfast and lunch each day. Most begin as substitutes and move quickly into part-time School Nutrition assistant positions.

Custodians & Maintenance

Our custodial and maintenance staff keeps our schools and other facilities clean, safe and functional. This department includes a wide variety of employees – from HVAC mechanics to carpenters to custodians. Our maintenance staff must have a high school diploma or equivalent, as well as any appropriate certifications.

Clerical & Office

The Rowan-Salisbury School System’s clerical and office positions are scattered across the district in schools and of offices around the county and include front desk secretaries, data managers, financial secretaries, HR specialists and more. These employees must have a high school diploma or the equivalent, and associate's degrees are often preferred.

All applicants are required to pass a background check and drug test prior to being hired.


Horizons Unlimited

Choose Your Own Adventure: Family Field Trip Day

•Virtual Tours with VR Glasses in the Refinery Makerspace

•Southern Hemisphere Stars in the Margaret C. Woodson Planetarium

•Time Warp Photos in Setzer School

Featured Learning Exhibit - Cuisine Around the World

Horizons Unlimited

Admission - Black Crew Socks, Travel Size Deodorant, or 7''x10'' puzzle book

Shine Bright & Show Your Light

•Gläärt (Glow Art) in the Refinery Makerspace

•Laser Shows in the Margaret C. Woodson

•Black Light Selfie Station in the Glow Room

Featured Learning Exhibit - Operation Gratitude Letter Writing and Collection Station


Rowan-Salisbury Schools Pilots State Renewal Program

The State of North Carolina passed HB 986 enabling qualifying school districts to become a renewal district. Currently only Rowan-Salisbury Schools district qualifies. On June 28th the RSS Board of Education elected to participate in this program. Click for details.