New Employee Information

Dear New Employee:

Congratulations! We are excited that you will be joining the Huntsville City Schools team. As part of this process, please review the following items which require your attention.

1. State Ethics Training

All employees who earn $75,000 or more annually are required to complete the Statement of Economic Interest Form. Also, every full-time employee serving as a supervisor must file a Statement of Economic Interest Form.  Employees have 90 days to comply with this subsection. Training is provided through the ethics website at Upon completion of watching the 55 minute training video, you will be allowed to print out a Certificate of Completion with your name and agency that is date/time stamped automatically. You are required to provide a copy of this certificate to Human Resources, Room 103, to be placed in your file for verification for the Alabama Department of Examiners of Public Accounts. The Ethics Commission will be notified electronically that the training has been completed.

2. New Employee Forms

You will receive new hire forms via SearchSoft.

Please check your email and complete all the documents in your profile.  If you have not received your new hire forms please contact HR (256) 428-6839.

3. Background Check

You must have a cleared background check before you can start working with Huntsville City Schools.  If you have questions please contact HR (256) 428-6839.

4. Benefits

5. Orientation

You will be scheduled for an orientation session within 30 days of your start date with Huntsville City Schools.  If are concerned that you have not been contacted, please contact the Human Resources Department to inquire about the next orientation session.  Benefits and policies will be covered during this session and you will be responsible for ensuring that if you miss a scheduled orientation session that you contact Human Resources to make alternate arrangements.

Orientation Schedule

7/13       Gold Room

8/2         Blue Room

8/16       Blue Room

8/30       Blue Room

9/13       Blue Room

*All dates begin at 3:30pm.

Please bring the following items with you to orientation:

  • Ethics Training Certificate, if applicable
  • 2 forms of ID to complete your I-9 (if you haven't already submitted to HR)

In addition, teachers or administrators should bring the following:

  • Official Transcripts
  • Copy of Teaching Certificate
  • SAT or Act Scores (For ACT Scores call 319-337-1313 and for SAT Scores call 866-756-7346)


*The Huntsville City Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, or age in programs, activities, or employment.*

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