Department of Human Resources

Continuing Interest

FY 2017 Budget Approved by School Board

The School Board adopted the FY 2017 Approved Budget which includes a step increment for all eligible employees and a one percent market scale adjustment for all employees. The FY 2017 Approved Budget also includes an additional $40 million investment to improve teacher salaries based on the market analysis findings completed for the Compensation Study.

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 - Employee Service - My Job - Next Anniversary Date. 

The FY17 salary scales can be found at http://www.fcps.edu/hr/salary/salaryscales.shtml.

Sean McDonald Named Director of Talent & Acquisition Management

Congratulations to Sean McDonald who was chosen as the new Director of Talent & Acquisition Management (TAM) in the Department of Human Resources. Sean had previously served as the TAM Interim Director and prior to that, was the Coordinator for Instructional Hiring within TAM.

Excellence Award Winners Recognized

The 2016 Excellence Awards recepients were recognized at a special ceremony that was held on May 5th. Click here to see this year's winners, honorable mentions, photos from the evening, and the event program.

FCPS Honors Awards Gala to Be Held June 8; Award Finalists Announced

FCPS rolls out the red carpet to honor outstanding achievers at the annual FCPS Honors employee awards gala on June 8 at the George Mason University Center for the Arts. This event honors all the nominees for Outstanding First-Year Teacher, Outstanding Teacher, Outstanding Hourly Employee, Outstanding Support Employee, Outstanding Leader, Outstanding First-Year Principal, and Outstanding Principal.

Corey Thornblad, Social Studies Teacher at Kilmer Middle School has already been announced as the 2016 Outstanding Teacher, and Justine Klena of Herndon Middle School has been announced as the 2016 Outstanding Principal.


Finalists for Outstanding First-Year Teacher:

  • Lauren Armentrout, Second Grade teacher, Graham Road Elementary School
  • Jacob Fannon, Physical Education teacher, Stratford Landing Elementary School
  • Evan McGrew, Fourth Grade teacher, Fairhill Elementary School
  • Caroline Shewmaker, English teacher, Thoreau Middle School

 

Finalists for Outstanding Teacher:

  • Rachael Aldridge, Spanish teacher, Frost Middle School
  • Angela Ammerman, Strings teacher, Annandale High School
  • Precious Crabtree, Art teacher, Deer Park Elementary School
  • Heather Hotchkiss, Physics teacher, Lee High School
  • Steve Snyder, Technology Education teacher, Robinson Secondary School

 

Finalists for the Outstanding Hourly Employee:

  • Stacey Evers, Environmental Educator, Belvedere Elementary School
  • Gisele Gray, Parent Liaison, Mount Vernon High School

 

Finalists for Outstanding Support Employee:

  • William (Brice) Boyd, Coordinator, Grounds Maintenance, Facilities and Transportation
  • Carolyn Buschman, Administrative Assistant I, Robinson Secondary School
  • Oscar Calagua, Business Operations Technical Specialist, Instructional Services
  • Juan (Cesar) Carrasco, Custodian II, Willow Springs Elementary School
  • Patricia Ficken, Instructional Assistant, Fort Belvoir Elementary School
  • Emily Godfrey, Librarian, Twain Middle School
  • Jim Lepp, Producer/Director, Information Technology
  • Ann Shepherd, Office Assistant, Herndon High School

 

Finalists for the Outstanding Leader:

  • Holly DeVore, Assistant Principal, Oak Hill Elementary School
  • John Dooley, Coordinator, Network and Systems Services, Information Technology
  • Deborah Jackson, Special Projects Administrator, Human Resources

 

Finalists for Outstanding First-Year Principal:

  • Paul Basdekis, Riverside Elementary School.
  • Erin Lenart, Lanier Middle School.

 

Finalist for Outstanding Principal:

  • Maureen Boland, Rolling Valley Elementary School
  • Renee Miller, Keene Mill Elementary School

Winners will be announced live at the event. For more information on finalists and nominees, visit www.fcps.edu/hr/awards. This event is made possible through collaboration with the Foundation for Fairfax County Public Schools, a non-profit educational institution whose mission is to advance the goals of FCPS through resource development and business partnerships.

FCPS Honors is generously sponsored by Amazon Web Services, Apple Federal Credit Union, Apple Federal Credit Union Education Foundation, Capital One, Ernst and Young, Finley Asphalt and Sealing, Milestone Communications, and Steve Gladis Leadership.

Summer Learning Programs, Extended School Year (ESY), & Head Start/Early Head Start

Applicants interested in applying to the Summer Learning Program and Extended School Year (ESY) will apply via CareerQuest. Positions are open to FCPS and non-FCPS employees.

Current employees:

  • A CareerQuest account and a current resume will be required in order to apply to all positions. A request for a recommendation will be sent to principals or program managers. The recommendation must be received in order for an application to be eligible for consideration.

Non-FCPS, hourly (including substitutes), former, or retired employees:

  • A CareerQuest account and current resume will be required in order to apply to all positions. In addition, two letters of reference, hand signed and dated within the last year, are required for an application to be to be eligible for consideration. These references must be uploaded to your CareerQuest account.

Applications are open until filled. Click here to learn more.

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

Standard School Year Calendar

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

The 2016-2017 standard school year calendar can be viewed here.

Employee Work Calendar

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

The 2016-2017 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

Forms

Savings for Staff

Life Events

New hire/rehire

Family status change

Time away from work

Leaving employment

 


R Chace Ramey
Assistant Superintendent
Department of Human Resources

Chace.Ramey@fcps.edu

Gatehouse Administration Center
8115 Gatehouse Road, Suite 2500
Falls Church, Virginia 22042
571-423-3000



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Last Updated

May 27, 2016