Recruitment Bonus

  • LCPS offers the following one-time recruitment signing bonuses as an incentive to employment for teachers:

    • $2,500 for K-12 Exceptional Children's teacher and middle or secondary school Math or Science teacher with a clear North Carolina license who will be teaching in the areas in which they are licensed;
    • or $1,000 if otherwise licensed as a Media Coordinator, Guidance Counselor or a K-12 teacher with a clear North Carolina License who will be teaching in the areas in which they are licensed.


    An additional $500 bonus for the following:

    • Exceptional Children teachers licensed in Special Education General and/or Adapted Curriculum with a clear North Carolina license in regular education English, Math, Science, or Social Studies who will be teaching in the areas in which they are licensed.
    • North Carolina Teaching Fellows
    • Lenoir County Public Schools Student Interns
    • Lenoir County Public Schools Graduates

    If you have questions, contact Sharron Bizzell in the LCPS Department of Human Resources via email or by phone at (252) 527-1109.