About Human Resources & Operations

  • We're here for you! Staff in our Human Resources department work to recruit many of our employees. From your first benefits meeting to the filing for retirement, our knowledgeable staff can provide you the answers you need to make the appropriate decisions for your situation throughout your Tuscaloosa City Schools' career. The TCS Human Resources department is committed to ensuring we hire the best. Additionally, many teachers, administrators and support staff are recognized locally, statewide and nationally for their achievements.


    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
    It is the policy of the Tuscaloosa City Board of Education that no student shall be excluded from participating in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in any program or activity on the basis of sex, age, marital status, race, religion, belief, national origin, ethnic group, disability, immigrant status, non-English speaking ability, homeless status, or migrant status.



  • Critical Needs Content Area Special Education Teacher Signing Bonus (Special Education Collaborative and Self-Contained Teacher) November 3, 2021-December 31, 2024.


    This is not a guarantee of three (3) years employment. Employment may be terminated by either party, at any time, in accordance with Board policy and applicable state and federal law. To be eligible for the bonus, the teacher must be employed by the Tuscaloosa City Schools as a special education teacher (collaborative or self-contained) for three (3) consecutive school years. Special Education Teacher (collaborative or self-contained) $5,000.00/3 years of consecutive service to TCS.


    The five thousand ($5,000.00) will be paid in one installment. If the teacher leaves within the three (3) years of consecutive service, he/she will be charged the prorated amount due back to the school system.


    Relocation Reimbursement The Tuscaloosa City Schools will reimburse up to $1,000 of IRS defined qualified moving expenses (per Publication 521) for any special education collaborative or self-contained teacher as defined above within his/her first year of service with the Tuscaloosa City Schools and who meets the IRS tests found in Publication 521. Appropriate documentation (detailed receipts, invoices) must be provided to the TCS Finance Department for direct payment to a third party or for personal reimbursement. Please see the summary of IRS Publication 15-B in the Tuscaloosa City Schools administrative procedures.

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  • TCS Employees Can Drive Too!

    If you are a TCS employee interested in making extra money and earning extra benefits, consider becoming a bus driver and help your school at the same time! Call 247-2400 for details.

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  • Human Resources & Operations
    Dr. Deron Cameron
    Executive Director of Human Resources & Operations

    Lynne Wright
    Benefits Supervisor

  • Pam Scott, Director of Human Resources

    • Teacher Recruitment
    • Teacher Staffing
    • Centralized Hiring
    • Employee Relations
    • Policies and Regulations

  • Lynne Wright, Benefits Supervisor

    • FMLA
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Life/Optional Life Insurance
    • Teacher Retirement System (TRS)
    • New Employee Orientation  

  • Melissa Wilson, Human Resources Generalist

    • Classified Staffing
    • Education Directory
    • Teacher Certification
    • Background Checks
    • New Employee Orientation

  • Chanita Washington, Executive Director of Human Resources Secretary

    • Board Personnel Report
    • Scheduling
    • Certified Staffing
    • Background Checks
    • Applications

  • Janet Covington, Human Resources Secretary

    • Verification of Employment
    • Contract Employees
    • Applications
    • Part-Time Employees

    Phone:(205) 759-3677

    Fax:(205) 759-8351

  • Kelly Services On Site Recruiter

    • Kelly Services
    • Absence Management
    • Substitute hiring and orientation

    Phone:(205) 759-3535