Human Resources

Our mission in the Human Resource Services Department is to recruit, develop, and retain quality, high performing employees committed to fostering educational excellence. Our goal is to be recognized as a world-class organization that supports the recruitment and retention of employees that will enhance and support the district's vision for student achievement.
The primary purpose of this site is to expedite and enhance the quality of communication with approximately 253 certified and 152 classified employees of Calhoun City Schools (CCS), as well as individuals interested in employment with CCS. The site is designed to provide convenient access to a wide variety of frequently used information and materials, organized by major interest areas. If you are unable to locate information or materials important to you or you need other assistance, please let us know.  Thank you for visiting the CCS Human Resources webpage.  

Code of Ethics for Educators


Employee Benefits


The Calhoun City Board of Education will accept applications for all classified and certificated positions that are or may become available through an online application. Applications on file are considered current for a period of two years and will be considered as vacancies occur. Applicants may also submit a resume and letter of interest to Dr. Michelle Griffith, Chief Human Resources Officer,  For internal applicants, letters of intent from all present Calhoun City Schools' employees will be considered as vacancies occur. 

Application Process and Instructions
Calhoun City Schools accepts applications through an online application system. The online self-service application process is available 24 hours a day.  As an applicant, you will be able to

  • Apply for one or more jobs
  • Attach resume, cover letter and other documents for consideration
  • Update and manage your application. For example, apply for a new job, update your address or attach additional documents.


  • Complete the Employment Application
  • Email Resume & Letter of Interest to Dr. Michelle Griffith at (Optional)

For assistance with, or questions about the online application, please contact Mrs. Jan Monsour, Human Resources Assistant, at 706-602-6655 or

Substitute Teacher applications (See Substitute Teacher quicklink) must be completed in conjunction with the complete substitute application package found under the Substitute Teacher Quicklink on the HR webpage. For more information, contact Jan Monsour at 706-602-6655 or by email at

Family Medical Leave Act


Non-Discrimination Policy

Discrimination/Harassment/EOE Statement

The Calhoun City School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or gender in employment decisions or educational programs and activities, including its athletic programs. Any student, employee, applicant for employment, parent or other individual who believes he or she has been subjected to harassment or discrimination by other students or employees of the school district based upon any of the factors listed above should promptly report the same to the principal of the school or the Human Resources Director, who will implement the BOE's discriminatory complaints or harassment procedures. Students may also report harassment or discrimination to their school counselor.

Dr. Michelle Griffith, Chief Human Resources Officer
Phone: 706-602-6628; Email: 

Dr. Michele Taylor, Pre-K Program
Phone: 706-629-2900; Email:     

Mrs. Beth Holcomb, Principal Calhoun Primary/Elementary School
Phone: 706-629-8323; Email: 

Dr. Peter Coombe, Principal Calhoun Middle/High School
Phone: 706-629-3340;  Email: 

Substitute Teachers Information

The Department of Human Resources is committed to attracting, supporting, and retaining the highest quality employees dedicated to providing an exceptional education for our students.  Questions related to the application process or procedures should be directed to
Dr. Michelle Griffith at 706-602-6628 or Mrs. Jan Monsour at 706-602-6655.

Substitutes that have worked for CCS the previous year must attend one of the following dates to remain Active with CCS.  The meeting will be held in the CHS PLC from 2:00pm-3:00pm.
  • Tuesday, July 31
New Substitute Teacher Courses offered by CCS and NWGA RESA (See below)
Calhoun City Schools Courses
Class will be held in the CHS PLC from 8:30am - 12:30pm
  • Tuesday, August 14
  • Tuesday, September 11
  • Tuesday, October 16
  • Tuesday, November 13
  • Tuesday, December 11
  • Tuesday, January 8
  • Tuesday, February 12
  • Tuesday, March 12
Northwest Georgia RESA Courses
Class will be held in the CHS Professional Learning Center
  • August 21, 2018 from 8:30 am-12:30 pm
  • January 15, 2019 from 8:30 am-12:30 pm


Step 1: Complete the Application of Employment  Application for Employment

Step 2: Email a Resume and Letter of Interest to Dr. Michelle Griffith at  

Step 3: Download/print/complete the substitute packet (Note: all required documents must be submitted with completed paperwork) at the following link: Substitute Packet and Mandated Reporter Training (print certificate)

Step 4: Return the completed packet to Jan Monsour at the Central Office on 380 Barrett Road.

Note: Only Completed packets with ALL required documents will be accepted. After your application/packet is received, please allow 2 weeks for it to be processed

Step 5: BOE approval is required prior to accepting any substitute jobs.


PayStub Viewing Instructions for Substitutes/Part-Time Workers
Mandated Reporter Training
Substitute Teacher School Specific Resource
FY19 Payroll Cutoff Dates
Substitute Teacher Handbook

FORMS TO BE COMPLETED FOR EACH SUBSTITUTE TRAINING ASSIGNMENT (not required for paraprofessional positions) 

Feedback for Administrators 
Feedback for Teachers

System Handbook

Worker's Compensation

E-Verify Notices

Calhoun City Schools has an official agreement (ID# 427746), effective June 29, 2011, with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify).  For more information pertinent to this program, please access the links provided below. (Posting required by OCGA 13-10-91.)

E-Verify Right to Work Notice English Spanish

E-Verify Participation Notice English Spanish

Human Resources Staff

Dr. Michelle Griffith:
Chief Human Resources Officer Ethics, Investigations, Grievances, EEOC, ADA, FMLA, Title II, Part A, Employee Renewals/Non-renewals, Administrator Support, Employee Legal Liaison, Open Records Officer, PSC Certification, TeachGA Liaison, IHE Student Teacher Placements, HiQ, Personnel Evaluations 

Jan Monsour:
HR Assistant/Workers Compensation
Employee Intake, Special Events, Background/Fingerprints, Substitutes, Certification Correspondence, Classified Applications, Employee files, DOL reporting, Workers Compensation, FMLA 

Myra Ingle:
 Payroll/Benefits Coordinator
Payroll, Benefits

Equal Opportunity Employment 
The Board of Education is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in relation to race, color, religion, national origin, political affiliation, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, veteran status and genetic information .  This policy will prevail in all matters concerning employees, (employment, retention and advancement), students, parents, the general citizenry, educational programs and services, and persons with whom the Board does business.  In keeping with the Board’s commitment and the requirement of applicable state and federal law, the Board and staff will strive to remove any vestige of discrimination in employment, assignment and promotion of personnel; in educational services and opportunities offered students; in location and use of facilities; in educational materials; and in all business transactions conducted by the Board.