ESC Hiring Process (for employers)

Steps to Hire New Employees

Step 1: Create ESCHires Account

The ESC uses an online hiring portal called ESCHires to initiate employment requests from client school districts and agencies . To access ESCHires, a school district or agency must first complete an ESCHires Account Request Form and submit to Once received and reviewed, the ESC will email access credentials to the district or agency hiring managers and administrators as designated on the request form.

Step 2: Complete and Submit Employment Authorization Form

On the ESCHires homepage, a user has access to three forms:

To hire an employee, the employer should complete an EAF and submit for review to the ESC.  Questions regarding submitted employment information will be directed back to the school district or agency. (NOTE: The EAF should be submitted at least 10 business days prior to the employee’s start date.)

Step 3: Employee Requirements

Once reviewed, the school district or agency will receive an email New Hire Information: What Next?  This lists actions the school district or agency might use to help the new employee expedite the employment process, such as:

Concurrently, the new employee will receive an email New Hire Information. This lists requirements that must be completed in order to process and recommend the individual for employment, including:

Step 4: Employee eForm Completion

Once the application has been completed and submitted, the new employee will receive a second email providing access to an online eForm requesting additional required information. The individual is also able to upload into the eForm required documents such as licenses/permits, background check reports, college transcripts, and copies of driver’s license and social security card.

Step 5: Confirmation Notice

When the above steps have been completed and reviewed by ESC human resources staff, the hiring school district or agency will receive an email notice that the employee is cleared to begin working.