Other Opportunities

Secondary Counselor

AIM Bryant
$34.08 Hourly

Description: Work two to three days a week with diverse group of 7-12 grade students in an alternative program setting. Provides and is accountable for the planning, assessment, communication, human relations, and safety of an assigned instructional setting. Supports FCPS mission to "inspire, enable, and empower students to meet high academic standards, lead ethical lives, and demonstrate responsible citizenship."

Qualifications: All applicants must meet the certification requirements of the commonwealth of Virginia. Detailed information is available from the Virginia Department of Education online at:
http://careers.fcps.edu/vdoe_licensure.htm.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to William Hunt at
WKHunt@fcps.edu.

Service Learning Resource Teacher

Fairfax Ridge (One year only; Staff Development)
218 Day Teacher Scale

Description: Plans, manages, and leads K-12 service learning, to include acting as a point
of contact on the FCPS service learning program for parents, students, school staff, and community
organizations, disseminating information on the FCPS and Blackboard service learning websites,
providing service learning professional development to school staff, and collaborating with other
FCPS offices, school staff, and community organizations to develop and support service learning
projects.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate is able to develop and deliver professional development for staff, has
experience implementing school-wide or division-wide projects, is aware of best practices for
service learning, and can effectively use data for program development and evaluation. Sound time
management, organization, communication, and collaboration skills are essential.
Educational qualifications must include three years of teaching or school counseling experience.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to Amy Reznick, asreznick@fcps.edu.

New Instructional Coaches

The Department of Instructional Services, Office of Professional Learning and School Support is hiring instructional coaches for the 2015-2016 school year. Instructional coaches are typically based in one school building and support student achievement by providing job-embedded professional learning and providing instructional support in the content areas.  Instructional coaches focus on closing the achievement gap in reading and math in a culture of collaboration. Instructional coaches are on an eleven-month (218 Days) contract and their contract starts on July 31, 2015.

We are especially looking for elementary teachers with a strong math background and middle school math teachers. We urge teachers with these backgrounds to apply.
Requirements include:

  • A bachelor’s degree in education, in a K-6 core curriculum or 7-12 English or mathematics, with a valid teaching license issued by or recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Highly qualified status is required. 
  • Five years of progressive teaching experience with a strong understanding of the Fairfax County Program of Studies and the Virginia Standards of Learning objectives is required.
  • Applicants must also document a history of professional development and teacher leader activities at the school and district levels.

Expert knowledge of the following is required:

  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Professional Learning Communities
  • FCPS best practices in teaching and learning, current educational research, strategies for differentiating to meet the needs of diverse learners, and resources related to instruction and FCPS goals and objectives
  • Language arts and mathematics curriculum and instruction


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

Teacher Fairfax County Adult High School

Woodson Campus
194 Days Teacher Contract

Description: Fairfax County Adult High School is seeking hourly, licensed teachers of math, English, science, and ESOL for the 2015-2016 school year. Classes are offered in the evenings on Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday.

Qualifications: Licensed in subject area.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send resume and letter of interest to Rita Berlin at rlberlin@fcps.edu.

Hourly Administrative Assistant

Plum Center
$19.72 per hour 30-35 hours per week

Description: Serves as administrative assistant to the ACE administrator, program manager for career and work readiness, and program manager for operations, logistics and summer camps. Plans, initiates, and organizes administrative office activities. Handles supervisor’s telephone calls and mail. Maintains supervisor’s calendar. Interacts with parents, students, staff members, and other educational professionals. Reviews all correspondence for accuracy. Uses computer software and related equipment to generate confidential and general correspondence. Operator of the school administrative student information system; and prepares and maintains student records such as registrations, withdrawals, and transfers records. Ability to assist with finance duties.

Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school plus three years of general office experience at the office assistant level or above. Knowledge of procedures, practices, and operations of an office. Skill in oral and written communications. Ability to utilize a computer, peripheral office equipment, and software applications. Experience in Microsoft Excel preferred. Financially related work experience and/or accounting course work preferred.

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

Dining Room Assistant

Forestdale Elementary School
$11.00 per Hour

Description: Assisting students during lunch time. Supervising student clean up, keeping order, and dismissing students to their teachers.

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

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to Merrell Dade at mvdade@fcps.edu.

Dining Room Assistant

Westgate ES
$11.00 per Hour


Description: Supervising students during lunch time, maintaining a safe and respectful environment in cafeteria, supervise students as they clean their table area, supporting school wide cafeteria rules, and dismissing students following their lunch period.

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

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to Julie Easa, principal at jkeasa@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

571-423-4209

Patricia Hedgepeth

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

571-423-4489

Janice Gaither

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

571-423-4208

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

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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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Last Updated

July 29, 2015