Other Opportunities

Educational Diagnostician

Virginia Hills Early Childhood Assessment Center
218-day teacher scale

Description: Conducts educational and speech/language evaluations as a member of a multidisciplinary team on an early childhood assessment team. Collaborates with colleagues in formulating diagnostic impressions and recommendations, and prepares written evaluation reports. Reviews results of evaluations with parents and presents findings to special education eligibility committees. Consults with parents and early childhood teachers to support oral language development and academic readiness skills.  Collaborates to develop and support prevention/intervention services for preschool age children.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in speech-language pathology along with active VA Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology License (BASLP).  Virginia Department of Education endorsement in special education early childhood (birth through age 5) also preferred. Preschool experience including knowledge of developmental theory as applied to assessment of and intervention with preschool children. Skill in administration, scoring, and interpretation of individual tests.  Skill in written and oral communication.  Ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team.  Sensitivity to culturally and linguistically diverse clients.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send resume and letter of interest to Denise Forrest, program manager, at dbforrest@fcps.edu.

Assessment Coach

Edison High School
194 Days teacher scale

Description:  The assessment coach position is available for the 2015-2016 school year at Edison High School.  The assessment coach will assist teachers in establishing both short-term and long-range objectives based upon the FCPS Program of Studies and the state’s Standards of Learning.  They will assist classroom teachers in planning instruction appropriate to the developmental needs of all students.  The assessment coach will assist in coordinating testing to include validating and preparing the school’s student data, scheduling test sessions, assisting students, monitoring, starting and stopping test sessions.  The assessment coach will assist in collecting, reviewing, assessing, and interpreting schoolwide, divisionwide, and state testing.  They will use this assessment information to recommend remediation or enrichment to meet individual and schoolwide needs.  The assessment coach will communicate student progress and or/ assessment information to administrators, instructional staff and student services staff.  In addition, they may be asked to provide training activities that help administrators and instructional and student services staff to evaluate test data.

To Apply: Please send a resume with cover letter to Pamela Brumfield, principal, at pebrumfield@fcps.edu  or fax to 703-924-8097.

Workplace Training – Instructor Opportunity

Holmes Middle School and Poe Middle School
$27.51 per instructional hour

Description: Opportunities for two (2) English and two (2) Math instructors for Thomas Jefferson Prep   (TJP) classes to be held at Holmes Middle School and Poe Middle School, per the schedule indicated below.

Holmes Middle School :
Weeks of : July 13-17/ July 20- 24/ July 27-31 and Aug 3-7
Mon – Friday 9:50 am- 11:50 am

Poe Middle School:
Weeks of July 6- 10/ July 13-17/ July 20- 24 and July 27-31
Mon- Friday  Times TBD

Total of 20 hours of Math and 20 hours of English at each location. In addition (5) hours of prep time will be provided to each instructor. 

Qualifications: Proven track record in teaching the subject areas. Prior TJP class experience, while desirable is not required.  Non- FCPS applicants who meet the qualifications listed above may also apply.

To Apply: Interested individuals are encouraged to apply ASAP.  Send resumes to: Joe Micari at jjmicari@fcps.edu. For questions or additional information please contact Joe Micari at 703 658-1223.

Applications for 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

For applications and/or more information:

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

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