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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
The 2015-2016 standard school year calendar can be viewed here.
The 2015-2016 employee work calendar can be viewed here.
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.
Click Here for more information on adding eligible dependents.
MS Teachers with a VA five-year teaching license & an endorsement in Middle Education: Algebra 1, Biology, Chemistry Earth & Space Science, Physics, or Technical Education who are currently assigned to a full time teaching position in a corresponding subject area may be eligible to apply to a recently created pilot program. Eligible participants will receive a $5000 incentive award at the completion of the school year and may receive an additional $1000 incentive at the end of each of the following 3 years.
This pilot program is run by VDOE. The specifics and application are available in Superintendents Memo 211-14.
Dr. Phyllis Pajardo
8115 Gatehouse Road
Falls Church, VA 22042
May 14, 2015