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Itinerant ESOL Special Education Teacher

Various Locations
194-day Teacher scale

Description: The itinerant ESOL Special Education teacher provides ESOL services to middle and high school English learners (ELs) whose least restrictive environment precludes them from participating in general education ESOL classes. The itinerant ESOL teacher travels to multiple school sites each week to provide ESOL services to designated students. The teacher collaborates with Special Education and ESOL colleagues to meet students’ unique learning needs. The teacher works with dually identified English learners in small groups, one-on-one, and may team teach with a special education teacher.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a valid Virginia ESL license or endorsement. Additional endorsements in special education and experience in working with English learners with special needs is preferred.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to pjsheffield1@fcps.edu.

Carpenter I

Sideburn Satellite
$19.72 per Hour

Description: Performs the skilled journey-level work required to construct, maintain, and formulate finished and rough carpentry repairs internal or external to a structure. Constructs new buildings structures or additions; disassembles temporary buildings for relocation and reassembly at a new site; makes carpentry repairs on roofs, walls, floors, steps, thresholds, and handrails; repairs or replaces doors, windows, and associated hardware; in an emergency, secures buildings when doors cannot be closed or windows are broken; fits and installs interior and exterior trim; hangs blackboards, bulletin boards, signs, and fire extinguisher boards; installs or repairs counters, shelves, and sink tops; repairs bleachers; constructs forms for concrete work; may perform such duties as installing ceiling tiles, blinds and black-out curtains, lockers, Formica, and linoleum; performs work on site or in a shop; drives a vehicle to and from locations and keeps vehicle supplied with tools and materials; performs operator maintenance on vehicle and keeps it in orderly condition; keeps records and makes reports of work accomplished and materials used.

Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, supplemented by an acceptable apprentice-level carpentry-training program, plus three years of progressively more responsible experience in carpentry, two years of which shall have been at the
apprentice II or equivalent level. Can demonstrate knowledge of methods and skills in the use of carpentry equipment, materials, and tools; knowledge of common hazards and necessary safety precautions; knowledge of local, state, and national codes; ability to read and interpret instructions, diagrams, sketches, blueprints, and manufacturers' manuals; capability to estimate time and material needs, determine when repair is not economically practical, and perform routine tasks and arithmetic computations; knowledge of basic computer skills; and strength and dexterity necessary to perform all required tasks including lifting, stooping, bending, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to Klausley@fcps.edu or by
fax (703) 764-4397.

Purchasing and Contracts Summer Intern (Mid-May to Mid- August)

Gatehouse Administrative Center - Suite 4400
Hourly up to $13.30 per hour

Description: The candidate will work with a supervisor/mentor on a broad range of tasks designed to teach the candidate about a career in procurement. The successful candidate should expect to gain an understanding of how government procurement offices are organized, how they function, the broad scope of services provided, how the government procurement process works, and career opportunities. Assignments will comprise of analytical tasks involving research, analysis, critical thinking, and writing, including but not limited to, research and identifying supplier business classification (large or small, women and minority owned), and creating/updating PowerPoint presentations, brochures, and fact sheets.

Qualifications: Candidates must be a student in good standing at an accredited college or university. Experience using MS Office programs, specifically Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and Access desired. Experience in general office work, market research and analysis is preferred.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to ProcurementServicesInterns@fcps.edu

Audit Assistant

Office of Auditor General
Hourly up to $13.30 per hour

Description: Provides general assistance to the audit team; provides support in the completion of audits; prepares and processes documents, correspondence, and forms, and maintains records for assigned office; and performs other office duties as assigned.

Qualifications: MS Office, Computer skills, detail-oriented, and organized.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to Nan Curran at npcurran@fcps.edu.

Audit Intern

Office of Auditor General, Gatehouse Admin Center

Description: There are several temporary full-time positions available from Tuesday, June 14, through Friday, August 12, 2016. The interns will be assigned to assist in conducting school activity funds audits and other duties as necessary.

Requirements: You must be able to begin work on Tuesday, June 1, and have availability through Friday, August 12, 2016. Interns are required to provide their own transportation for in-county travel, and mileage reimbursement will be provided. Applicant should be a rising college junior, senior, or recent graduate majoring in accounting or business. Mandatory 2.0 grade point average (GPA) overall with a 2.5 GPA in major and successful completion of accounting courses. Work experience and/or education must demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills. Computer skills are required, specifically Excel and Word.

To apply: To be considered for this position e-mail ALL of the documents listed below to Nan Curran at npcurran@fcps.edu by Friday, May 13, 2016.

All of the following documents must be received to be considered for an interview:
• Letter of interest
• Resume
• Unofficial Transcript
Two letters of recommendation

Interviews will be conducted in May, 2016.

Dining Room Assistant

Various Locations
$11.00 per Hour

Description: Assists students during lunch time. Supervises student clean-up, keeps order and dismisses students to their teachers.

Qualifications: Friendly, energetic, and assertive in maintaining expectations of cafeteria behavior, and loves working with children.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to the appropriate school contact listed below.

School Name

Contact Information

Kent Gardens Elementary School

Pier McGrath, assistant principal, psmcgrath@fcps.edu

Long-Term Substitutes

Various Locations
$19.69 per hour

Description: Temporary assignment of duties which may include the planning, assessment, instruction, communication, human relations, safety, and management of a classroom or assigned instructional setting.

Qualifications: Applicant must have completed a minimum of 60 college credits from an accredited college or university. Some Title I School positions may require the applicant to hold a valid Virginia teaching license with an endorsement appropriate for the specific assignment. Substitutes for school counselor positions must hold a master’s degree in school counseling. 

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to the school contact listed below.  Individuals who are not already employed by FCPS as a substitute teacher must also create an account and submit a resume for the position of substitute teacher through CareerQuest at www.fcps.edu/employment



School Name

Grade/Subject Area

Anticipated Start Date

School Contact

Annandale Terrace*

3rd Grade

February 2016

Cindy Rogers, jrrogers@fcps.edu


Grade 2

April 2016

Tim Slayter, TSlayter@fcps.edu

Colin Powell

Special Education (CAT B-Autism)

March 2016

Kimberle Pendergrass, kapendergrass@fcps.edu


5th Grade

April 3, 2016

Michael Cunningham, Michael.Cunningham@fcps.edu

Colvin Run

5th Grade

January 2016

Kenneth Junge, KJJunge@fcps.edu

Falls Church Early Childhood Center

Special Education (Early Childhood)

February 2016

Denise Forrest, dbforrest@fcps.edu

Graham Road*

3rd Grade

February 22, 2016

Tamara Ballou, tbballou@fcps.edu

Olde Creek

Special Education (CAT A)

March 14, 2016

Sylvia Alverson-Oke, sjalverson@fcps.edu

Olde Creek

Special Education (LD Resource)

May 9, 2016

Sylvia Alverson-Oke, sjalverson@fcps.edu


3rd Grade

March 14, 2016

Larry Aiello, leaiello@fcps.edu


Special Education (1st grade co-taught)

January 4, 2016

Dawn Champion, dawn.champion@fcps.edu

Rolling Valley

Special Education (Intellectual Disabilities Primary Grades)

May 2016

Maureen Boland, mboland@fcps.edu


Special Education

February 24, 2016

Michelle Doyle, mldoyle@fcps.edu


4th Grade

April 2016

Michelle Doyle, mldoyle@fcps.edu

*=Title I School


School Name

Grade/Subject Area

Anticipated Start Date

School Contact



September 2016

Stacy Kirkpatrick, skirkpatrick@fcps.edu



March 21, 2016

Danny Little, dmlittle@fcps.edu


School Name

Grade/Subject Area

Anticipated Start Date

School Contact


CTE (STEM Engineering and Basic Technical Drawing and Design)

April 2016

Jessica Statz, jnstatz@fcps.edu



April 27, 2016

Mark Penn, mpenn@fcps.edu

South County

History/Social Studies

April 14, 2016

Mike Pflugrath, mapflugrath@fcps.edu


Math (Algebra 1)

March 21, 2016

Penny Gros, pmgros@fcps.edu


Math (Algebra 2 and Honors Pre-Calculus)

February 8, 2016

Scott Davies, SGDavies@fcps.edu


Special Education

March 7, 2016

Scott Poole, sfpoole@fcps.edu


Open Until Filled 

Supporting the FCPS Middle School After-School Program

The Fairfax County Public Schools Middle School After-School program affords interested candidates the opportunity to work with groups of middle school students in a variety of academic, enrichment, youth development, and recreational activities from 2:30–6 p.m. daily. We are looking for help with a myriad of activities to include, but not limited to, tutoring; teaching drama, dance, cooking, painting, gardening, and creative writing; supervising a literacy, math, technology, or science activity; coaching a sports activity; or teaching aerobics. Work 1 to 3 hours per day for 1 to 5 days a week at multiple sites or simply concentrate at one location. Candidates must be able to establish excellent rapport with middle school students and have a willingness to serve as a positive role model. The ability to communicate and collaborate with other after-school staff, classroom teachers, administrators, parents, and community members is essential. Salary is dependent on experience and education level. This is an excellent opportunity for elementary, middle, and high school teachers to supplement their income. Openings available in 26 FCPS middle schools.  Interested persons should e-mail or fax a letter of interest along with a resume to the after-school program specialist at the middle school of interest. To find the appropriate middle school contact information, visit the after-school web site, click on the link to the middle school, and search for the after-school program specialist contact information.

Homebound/Home-based Teachers Needed

Part-time, Hourly position
$31.47 per Hour

The Out-of-School Support Office, which provides teachers for students unable to attend school because of medical (Homebound) or disciplinary reasons (home-based), is looking for additional teachers. All teachers with a valid Virginia license are welcome to apply. Teachers with Virginia certification in special education, math, science, and world languages are critically needed. This instruction may take place during the school day or after school hours for contracted teachers. For further information about this program, contact:

Lisa Carlson  

Edison, Lee, Hayfield, Mount Vernon, West Potomac, South County, West Springfield, and Lake Braddock Pyramids


Patricia Hedgepeth

Herndon, Langley, Madison, Oakton, South Lakes, Falls Church, Marshall, and McLean Pyramids


Janice Gaither

Annandale, Stuart, Centreville, Robinson, Chantilly, Fairfax, Westfield, Woodson Pyramids


Jeanne Veraska

Program Manager, Out-of-School Support

571 423-4335

School Crossing Guards

Part-Time Employment with Fairfax County Police Department

Controls traffic to ensure the safe and orderly movement of student pedestrians to and from school. Uniforms and training provided. High school graduation or G.E.D. required. Applicants must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check and medical exam provided by the Occupational Health Center.

Crossing Guards earn sick and annual leave. They are able to participate in a retirement program and may be afforded the option of enrolling in a health plan. For more information, please visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/police/jobs/school-crossing-guard.htm

Employment Gateways

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Where can I apply for a position with FCPS?

Visit http://www.fcps.edu/hr/employment/jobs/

You may search for positions of interest, using the keyword box.  You may also choose to enter any one of our employment links via the links on the right-hand side of the page.  Job searches can be performed without making an account.  You will be prompted to login/create an account, however, once you click “Apply to job”.

How do I create an account?

From the FCPS Job Opportunities page, simply click on any job ID number, then click apply to job.  You will then have the option to create an account.  Alternatively, you can click on any of the employment links, then underneath where it says, “New User?”, you can click the hyperlink directly below, in order to make a new account.

I’m locked out of my account. What can I do?

Three incorrect attempts at accessing your account will trigger a temporary lock on your account.  Wait about 10 minutes for this security feature to reset, then try again.  Unfortunately, we at FCPS cannot unlock your account.

How do I add or delete a resume?

Once logged into your CareerQuest account, click “Resume/CV manager”.  Next to each resume or cover letter, there is a small icon in the shape of a trash can.  Simply click the trash can icon next to each resume you wish to discard and follow the prompts.  If you already have five versions (maximum number) of resumes on your profile, you will need to delete at least one before a new one can be added.

I’ve applied for several jobs. How can I find out the status?

Keep the job number or job ID handy and call our Client Services Office at (571) 423-3000. They may be able to help you, or will forward your call to the appropriate specialist.

Can I change my application once it’s been submitted online?

Unfortunately, once you click the submit button, you cannot change your application. You can, however, upload any additional documents onto your profile, which will be viewable by our hiring specialists.

The password reset feature isn’t working for me. How can I access my account?

If you have clicked the “Forgot your password?” link, entered your email address, and failed to receive an email which allows you to reset your password, please wait a few hours before calling us, to see if the email does arrive after all. Also, check your spam and junk mail folders.

If these suggestions do not work for you, please contact http://hrconnection.fcps.edu for assistance.

Will CareerQuest work with a Mac?

CareerQuest has compatibility issues with the Safari web browser and will not work. Some applicants have success with Mozilla Firefox on a Mac. If you do not have success, please use a PC with the Internet Explorer web browser. We have several computers available for applicant use.

You may visit us, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm:

Fairfax County Public Schools Client Services
1st floor, Welcome Center
8115 Gatehouse Road
Falls Church, VA 22042
(571) 423-3000

Can I apply for the same job more than once?

You can only apply to a job one time.  If the same job title is advertized again, with a different job ID number, you may apply.  The system will deny duplicate applications for the same job ID number.


Can I save an application and finish it later? 

Already started an application and need to stop for now?  Click “Save as draft”.  Although your application will be saved for 30 days, the job you’re applying for might be closed or removed from the website before then.  Once logged into your CareerQuest profile, from the Welcome screen, click “Saved drafts”, then click “Continue”, to finish up your application.

What is the Withdraw button? My application status says Withdraw next to my submission, but I did not withdraw! What do I do? 

The Withdraw button is intended for applicants who wish to permanently withdraw an application. Do not use this option for revising a resume or job application. Withdrawing your job application will not allow you to re-apply for that job. You can only re-activate your original application.  Once you have applied for a job opening, the resume and cover letter associated with that job opening cannot be changed.  To revise your contact information, work history, education history or attachments simply log in to your account and edit your profile.  The Withdraw button may not be available for up to 2 hours after you apply.  If you withdraw, your request may be pending for up to 2 hours before you can re-activate.

What does Reactivate mean?

The Reactivate button (if available) can be used to re-activate a previously withdrawn application.  If you re-activate, your request may be pending for up to 2 hours.  The option to re-activate your application may not be available if the position has been closed, cancelled, or at the point the position has been offered to another candidate.

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Internet Explorer:Click “Tools” menu in the upper right-hand corner of the browser; click “internet options”, “privacy”, “advanced”.  The box next to “override automatic cooking handling”, should be checked.  Click the radio buttons next to “accept first party cookies”, as well as “accept third party cookies”.  Click “OK”.

Firefox:Click the Firefox button in the upper left-hand corner of the browser; click “options”, “options”, “privacy”.  Make sure the box is checked next to “accept cookies from sites”, and “accept third party cookies.  Click “OK”.

I do not have a computer at home.  How can I apply?

You may visit us, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm:

Fairfax County Public Schools
Client Services – 1st floor, Welcome Center
8115 Gatehouse Road
Falls Church, VA 22042
(571) 423-3000

We have computers for applicant use, as well as friendly staff, ready to help.  Public libraries also offer an alternative for free computer usage.

How can I add an attachment to my application once it’s been submitted?

Once logged into your CareerQuest account, click “Edit your profile”.  You will see your contact information, as well as other tabs for education, work experience and attachments.  Click the grey “Attachments” tab.  You can browse your computer’s files and upload any additional documentation here.  Anything you upload here will be viewable by our employment specialists.  Be mindful to upload each document type separately, as attempting to upload a file that is too large will result in an error message. 


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