We are pleased to now offer a new online employment application process. This site will also list all job openings in the district.  You can access the site by clicking on the link named:  "Update/Submit Job Application.

Substitute Teacher will go to link:  Substitute Teacher Information or call (800) 641-0140

For further information, contact Renee Jones or Gina Gallant at (601) 545-6055.

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The Mississippi Teacher Residency Program offers selected aspiring educators the opportunity to collaborate with highly skilled University faculty and School District Personnel as a Resident Teacher to earn a Master's Degree in Elementary Education and Special Education.   Upon completion of the MTR program and achievement of successful licensure requirements, the residents will be eligible to receive a MS educator's license.


The William Carey ADVANTAGE:

  • 3 Years of experience with the Residency Model
  • Knowledgeable and experienced leadership
  • Personal attention from faculty holding Christian beliefs
  • Test prep support through face-to-face seminars and online practice tests
  • Immersion in the Science of Reading leading to teacher certification with IDA
  • Immersion in special education best practices leading to an endorsement in SPED
  • Co-Teaching support within a trio consisting of Resident, University Supervisor and Mentor Teacher


Apply Now:

Go to:   https://mdek12.org/OTL/MTR

Must have bacelor's degree to Apply

People of color, males, veterans, and teacher assistants are strongly encourage to apply.


For More Information:

Contact Dr. Mary Rodgers by Email


School District Partners:

Covington, Forrest, Hattiesburg, Greenville

The Forrest County School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator who fully and actively supports equal access for all people regardless of Race, Color, Religion, Gender, Age, National Origin, Veteran Status, Disability, Genetic Information or Testing, Family and Medical Leave. We prohibit Retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or practice in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination.