• Welcome to Human Resources

    Executive Director: Ken Townsend

    Administrative Assistant: Kathy Benfield
    Avery County Schools is committed to attracting and employing professionals who will be role models for students and work with parents and community to deliver the best education possible.
    Avery County Schools consist of ten schools, three innovative high schools
    (grades 9-12) combined at one location, two middle schools (grades 6-8) five elementary schools (grades Pre-K - 5) with approximately 2150 students and approximately 400 employees.  Our goal is to be the best "rural" education system in the nation.
    Thank you for visiting the Human Resource website.
    For questions please contact us at 828-733-6006: 
     Ken Townsend (ext:1504) Executive Director of Human Resources
    Kathy Benfield, (ext.1523) Administrative Assistant/Human Resources
    An Equal Opportunity Employer

    Avery County School System is an equal opportunity employer. Our goal is to provide equal employment opportunities for all employees and prospective employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

Last Modified on December 14, 2017