Welcome to Kanawha County Schools

We are committed to accelerating student achievement and creating a positive school culture. We educate, support and prepare every student to achieve academic excellence. When you choose Kanawha County Schools, you will:


  • Join a mission-driven organization, committed to impacting the lives of children.
  • Help our students succeed.
  • Receive the support and feedback you need to grow as a professional.
  • Have opportunities to lead and advance in your career.
  • Receive a competitive salary and benefits.
  • Enjoy living and working in a vibrant county.


Each and every Kanawha County Schools staff member plays an important role in delivering on our District's vision.

Please click on this link to get started and apply today.


What You Should Know About Kanawha County Schools

Employment Information

Employment Verification Requests

Please contact the Records Department for employment verification requests. Phone: (304) 348-6666 Fax request to (304) 348-6655

Employee Benefits

Kanawha County Schools provides an extremely competitive benefits package to its benefits-eligible employees. The benefits, programs, and services offered are a sizable amount of an employee’s overall compensation and important factors in encouraging a healthy work-life balance at KCS.

Teacher Recruitment Center

Kanawha County Schools has a teaching environment that allows growth, encourages innovation, supports teamwork and fosters the belief that all students come first. Our teachers are often recognized as being among the best in West Virginia. We welcome certified teachers from other states and new teaching education graduates.

Substitute Teaching

Kanawha County Schools will accept substitute teacher applications from individuals who are qualified by having a current West Virginia educator's license or who have recently completed a teacher preparation program, including student teaching, and have recommendation for licensure and are waiting for the current license to arrive.


In conjunction with the Office of Professional Development, Certification is available to guide professional staff in seeking advanced degree course work through partnership opportunities with local colleges and universities.

Notice of Non Discrimination

Kanawha County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities.