District job fair seeks bus drivers, substitute teachers

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Joshua Harrell (left), a freshman, and Ezra Noonan, a sophomore, are students at Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Early College this year.


From staff reports

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

An upcoming Elizabeth City-Pasqouotank Public Schools district job fair will seek to hire new bus drivers and substitute teachers.




The job fair will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday in the administrative offices off Halstead Boulevard. Officials will be available to assist interested applicants and to provide information about the jobs and the hiring process.   


The district encourages residents interested in driving a bus to attend the job fair and to sign up for any of the available classes on the following dates:

— Tyrrell County, Sept. 4–6; contact 252-796-1121;

— Gates County, Sept. 10-12; contact 252-357-0606;

— Washington County, Sept. 17-19; contact 252-793-2568.

Requirements for bus drivers include a high school diploma or equivalency and an excellent driving record. Applicants will be required to obtain a bus license. Requirements for substitute teachers include 60 semester or 90 quarter hours of college credit.

Early College Spotlight

The Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Early College has expanded for 2018-2019 to include 9th and 10th grades.

The early college also welcomed a new teacher this year. Wesley Young will be teaching world history as well as civics and economics.

Early college students are enrolled in traditional high school honors courses, online courses with North Carolina Virtual Public Schools (NCVPS), and in face-to-face college courses with College of The Albemarle for math and English.

Joshua Harrell is a freshman at the Early College this year. His favorite course this semester is Earth and Environmental Science through NCVPS. He wants to pursue a degree in computer science.

Ezra Noonan, a sophomore at ECPEC, also plans to pursue a degree in computer science. He has added computer programming to his schedule this fall and would like to pursue a degree at North Carolina State University. His career interest at this time is video game design.