Other Opportunities

Hourly Positions

Hourly Multilingual Translator

Special Services, Operation Planning and Communication
Language Services
$24.30 per Hour

Description: Review and evaluates documents: translates school- home communications and systemwide documents from English to the target language of Arabic; clarifies terminology and content; uses technology in English and Arabic appropriately to format, translate, save and retrieve work; assumes responsibility for quality of translation work submitted by reviewing , editing and revising own work; responds to editing suggestions of other; learns new translation skills and new technology, both hardware and software, and maintains records of translations.

Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of a bachelor's degree in education, a language, or a related field, plus five years’ of progressively more responsible multi-language experience  with proficiency in Arabic and English.  Experiential knowledge of the culture, customs, governmental, and school services. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing in English.  Must pass an FCPS translator’s exam to qualify.

Interested candidates should e-mail their resumes to Pernilla Urps, language services specialist at Pernilla.Urps@fcps.edu.


Part-time Hourly Warehouse Worker Driver

Instructional Program Support Center
$13.22 per Hour

Description: Performs a wide variety of shipping and receiving tasks that support library services and performs related duties as required or assigned.

Qualifications: Must be proficient with basic computer functions to include data entry. Must hold a valid driver license and be able to lift 50 pounds.

Interested applicants should fax resumes to Priscille Dando at 703-916-6947.


Full-Time Year Round Positions

Energy Specialists

Applications are currently being considered for multiple energy specialists. FCPS has authorized Cenergistic® to hire full-time energy specialists to lead the new energy conservation program.

This year-round position includes a compensation level adjusted to reflect the responsibilities and time commitment.


Cenergistic® is seeking individuals with high-level people skills who have exhibited ability in planning, organizing, and coordinating activities of others in a pleasant and efficient manner. Preferred candidates should have three or more years of administrative or other professional experience.


Cenergistic will completely train and assist the energy specialists in the implementation of the firm’s program which has achieved significant success in many schools, universities, colleges, and churches across the country. The majority of the training will be one-on-one and will be conducted in our organization’s facilities.Energy specialists will attend nationwide training conferences as well. 

For more information about Cenergistic, visit their website at www.cenergistic.com.         

A Valuable Career Opportunity

The role of the energy specialist is instrumental in the success of the energy conservation program and helping retain funds where they are most important – in the classroom. It is also a leadership role that can be a springboard to continued career success within an organization. This is a vital role that can also provide career advancement opportunities.  Numerous energy specialists have gone on to executive, administrative, and other key positions.


Interested applicants should apply with cover letter and resume to http://www.cenergistic.com/careers.
FCPS will not accept applications for these positions.

If you need additional information, please contact Kathleen Crenshaw, director, Office of Talent Acquisition and Management, at kjcrenshaw@fcps.edu

Transfer Opportunities

Transfair 2014

Teacher Transfer Opportunity (Transfair) to Be Held May 5 - 7
Vacancy lists available April 28 on UConnect

All Clusters - Middle and High Schools Only

Clusters 1, 2, 7 & 8 – Elementary Schools Only

Clusters 3, 4, 5 & 6 – Elementary Schools Only

May 5

May 6

May 7

4 to 8:30 p.m.

3:30 to 9 p.m.

3:30 to 9 p.m.

Lake Braddock Secondary School

Centreville High School

Lee High School


Transfair is an opportunity for current FCPS teachers to explore and interview with principals for openings in another school. Transfair is for like-to-like subject area transfers only; no part-time to full-time transfers allowed.

Employee not eligible to attend Transfair:

  • Teachers on a one year only contract
  • Teachers being non renewed for any reason
  • Instructional assistants
  • Teachers transferring to a different subject area
  • Teachers wanting to change contract status (full-time/part-time)


Vacancies will be posted on UConnect from April 28th through May 7thTeachers wishing to transfer should contact individual schools identified on the vacancy list to schedule interviews. Schools will not do an on-site interview without a prior interview registration. Interview slots are limited and will fill-up quickly.


Once you have scheduled your interview(s) you will meet a school administrator at the assigned Transfair school location above. This year all middle and high schools will be conducting their interviews on the same date and at the same school (May 5tth at Lake Braddock). The elementary schools are assigned two sites and dates based on their clusters- Centreville High School and Lee High School.


For instructional positions, the date for resignation without prejudice is June 16, 2014. This date is consistent with all other school systems in Northern Virginia. To resign, an employee will need to complete a Notification of Resignation or Retirement form (HR-2): http://www.fcps.edu/it/forms/hr2.pdf . Employees, who resign after the June 16th deadline, may jeopardize their rehire status with the county.

CONTACT: For more information, contact HR Questions: HRQuestions@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 Teachers Needed

Part-time, Hourly position
$31.09 per Hour

The homebound instruction program, which provides teachers for students unable to attend school because of medical or disciplinary reasons, 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:

Gloria Wilkins  

Clusters IV, V, VI (West Springfield)


Patricia Hedgepeth

Clusters I, II, VIII


Janice Gaither

Clusters III, VI,  VII,


Kurt Mills 

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

Note: Gateways must be accessed using 32-bit Internet Explorer (not 64-bit) or Firefox. They may fail to load properly in other browsers.

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 send an email to HRQuestions@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.

How to accept third-party cookies:

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. 


For all HR questions contact

571-423-3000 or 1-800-831-4331

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Last Updated

April 22, 2014