Department of Human Resources

Continuing Interest

FCPS Seeks Instructional, Bus Driver Applicants

Are you interested in working for FCPS as a teacher, counselor, librarian, instructional assistant, occupational therapist, physical therapist, or speech pathologist? Apply now. FCPS needs bus drivers to transport more than 130,000 students to 196 schools each day but more drivers are needed. Find out more about becoming a bus driver. To meet growing critical field areas, especially in special education, math, and science, principals and program managers will interview candidates at the specialty area job fair on Saturday, February 13 (inclement weather dates:  Saturday, February 20 and 27). 

Employee Awards

Nominations for this year's Outstanding First-Year Teacher and Outstanding First-Year Principal are currently open and will close on Wednesday, February 17th at 4:30 p.m. To Learn more about both our awards programs, please visit our Employee Awards page.

Pathways to Leadership Conference

The annual Pathways to Leadership Conference will be held  March 8, 2016 from 4:30 – 7:00 p.m. at Gatehouse. The conference is for all instructional and support employees (teachers, assistant principals, central office personnel, school support, transportation and facilities, and food service staff) who wish to explore leadership and career opportunities. Click here to see the program offerings for this year or here to learn more about the conference and also how to register through MyPLT.

Supporting Services Institute

The Support Services Institute (SSI) is a leadership development program for support employees of Fairfax County Public Schools.   This comprehensive program provides participants with effective tools that focus on leadership, communication, critical thinking and team building, enabling individuals to be more effective in their present roles and preparing them for future leadership positions. A key component of this program is a project-based experience in which district-wide challenges are assigned to teams within the cohort.  Each team uses the skills learned during the course to develop proposals that recommend possible solutions to these FCPS challenges.

This semester's dates are March 10, 17, 31; April 7, 14, 21, 28; May 5. Presentation/Graduation Session: May 12, 2016 (all sessions are 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.).

Current employees...application materials are due on February 19th. Click here for more information. VPN access will be required for employees who are not at a FCPS workstation.

Expecting Parents Workshop

The Office of Benefit Services will offer a workshop providing information on how to prepare and plan for pregnancy and maternity/ paternity related leaves. Participants will learn about the maternity programs available through their health plan, review the FCPS leave benefits available, and receive information about other resources available. The first workshop is on Wednesday, April 27th. Click here to learn more and to see how to register.

Our Mission

By recruiting, developing, recognizing, and retaining outstanding employees, Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is committed to building a world-class workforce dedicated to educational excellence.

Our Offices

Talent Acquisition & Management (TAM)

Equity and Employee Relations (EER)

Benefit Services (OBS)

Business Services (HRBS)

Talent Acquisition & Management (TAM)

TAM is dedicated to selecting and hiring an outstanding and diverse workforce committed to fostering educational excellence. This includes handling the recruitment and hiring for each FCPS position. Employment also ensures all teachers maintain appropriate licensure.

Equity & Employee Relations (EER)

EER ensures the equitable administration of applicable federal, state, and FCPS regulations and laws impacting the FCPS community. It fosters positive relationships between the school system and its employees, advisory councils, and certified organizations. EER administers the employee evaluation, grievance, and appeal processes; mediates and investigates staff, student, and community complaints of discrimination while also processing requests for medical and religious accommodation. It facilitates compliance with legal requirements associated with Title IX and the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).

Office of Benefit Services (OBS)

OBS is responsible for employee insurance programs including medical, dental, life and long-term care; flexible spending accounts; tax-deferred retirement savings programs; and coordination with retirement agencies; and organizing employee wellness programming. The Disability and Leaves unit oversees the Integrated Disability Management program.

HR Business Services (HRBS)

HRBS supports the FCPS workforce and the effective operation of the Department of Human Resources. This includes conducting new employee onboarding, fielding HR-related inquiries, administering a robust employee recognition and awards program, overseeing retention initiatives, and supporting employee communications efforts. Business Services also develops and manages the department’s fiscal and technology resources.

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HR News

2015-2016 Standard School Year Calendar

The 2015-2016 standard school year calendar can be viewed here.

2015-2016 Employee Work Calendar

The 2015-2016 employee work calendar can be viewed here.

Salary Scales for FY16

The School Board approved the FY 2016 approved budget which includes a .62 percent cost of living adjustment and step increments. All eligible teacher and instructional assistant scale employees receive step increases at the beginning of their contract. All eligible unified scale employees receive step increases on their anniversary date. Employees can find their anniversary date in UConnect: under the My Job tab, “Next Anniversary Date”. Click here to see the salary scales for FY 2016.

Continuing Interest Topics

Work for FCPS


Savings for Staff

Life Events

New hire/rehire

Family status change

Time away from work

Leaving employment


Chace Ramey
Assistant Superintendent
Department of Human Resources

Gatehouse Administration Center
8115 Gatehouse Road, Suite 2500
Falls Church, Virginia 22042

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Bryan Buser

Last Updated

February 8, 2016