The Fairfax County Public Schools seeks an Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources. Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) serves over 180,000 students in the suburban Washington, D.C. area. Covering 395 square miles and operating 196 schools, FCPS is the largest school system in Virginia and the 10th largest system in the country, and has an internationally diverse student body that is offered a high-quality instructional program provided by outstanding staff. FCPS is the third largest employer in Virginia serving over 24,000 full-time and almost 16,000 temporary employees.
The mission of the Department of Human Resources (HR) is to build, retain, and serve a world-class workforce committed to educational excellence. FCPS is committed to providing an exemplary employee workplace through a model of responsive and efficient human resources services. The goals of the department are:
The department consists of four major offices: Talent Acquisition and Management, Equity and Employee Relations, Benefit Services, and HR Business Services:
Talent Acquisition and Management employs 46 full-time staff, who manage the recruitment and hiring process for approximately 2,500 new hires a year, both contracted and hourly, along with ensuring that FCPS’ 14,800 teachers are appropriately licensed. This office also oversees the career and leadership development program in FCPS, which serves administrators, teachers, and support staff.
Equity and Employee Relations is responsible for ensuring that FCPS equitably administers federal, state, and FCPS regulations and laws, as well as overseeing the systems of performance evaluation. Its staff of 18 handles the grievance and mediation process and accommodations requests, as well as discrimination and harassment complaints.
Benefit Services’ staff of 23 full-time employees manages mandatory and optional benefit programs – including insurance, flexible spending accounts, and retirement plans – along with employee wellness initiatives. This office also oversees the job classifications for approximately 800 job titles.
HR Business Services supports the effective operation of FCPS and HR by conducting new employee onboarding, fielding HR-related inquires, administering employee recognition programs, and overseeing HR’s communications. It employs a staff of 37 full-time employees.
The department’s web page can be found at: http://www.fcps.edu/hr/index.shtml
FCPS is working with a national search firm to fill this position. To apply, please go to the HYA website at www.hyasearch.com. Screening begins in late May. The position start date is August 1, or as soon as possible thereafter. A regionally competitive salary and benefit package will be offered. A Master's degree in HR, Educational Leadership, or relevant field is preferred, along with progressively more responsible administrative experience in the HR or education field.
Description: The instructional support teacher reports to the elementary and secondary world languages specialists, world languages coordinator, and the director of the Office of PreK-12 Curriculum and Instruction. The teacher assists with planning, implementing, monitoring, evaluating, and modifying the elementary GLOBAL program as well as the secondary program; serves as a resource for regions, schools and teachers; assists with screening and interviewing world languages teacher applicants and other office-related tasks; collaborates within and between FCPS offices; and provides staff development and input in curriculum development.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with collegiate professional certification with an endorsement in a world language. Minimum of three years successful experience as a teacher of world languages. Experience in curriculum writing preferred. Demonstrates knowledge of current second language acquisition theories, best practices of instruction and assessment, and knowledge of the elementary and secondary curriculum and its application for students. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills as well as experience providing staff development.
To Apply: Send resumes by May 26, 2015 to Gregory Jones, world languages coordinator email@example.com.
Early Childhood Curriculum and Grant Management has an opening for an Early Childhood (EC) resource teacher. The EC resource teacher provides professional development opportunities and support for current and ongoing initiatives. The EC resource teacher works with EHS/FECEP/Head Start teaching teams as a peer coach and works collaboratively with teachers to develop, implement, and support goals in specific areas of interest or concern, as identified by teachers and instructional assistants. The EC resource teacher works collaboratively with central office staff and teaching teams to ensure implementation of quality educational practices.
Early Childhood resource teachers are on a 218-day contract.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume directly to Mary Flournoy, firstname.lastname@example.org, by 8 a.m., Wednesday, May 27, 2015.
The Department of Instructional Services, Office of Professional Learning and School Support is hiring district level instructional coaches for the 2015-2016 school year. These instructional coaches will work with regions, pyramids, and schools to build the capacity of teacher leaders to provide job-embedded professional learning in their buildings. The district level instructional coaches will be on an eleven-month (218-day) contract that starts on July 31, 2015. Experienced instructional coaches are encouraged to apply.
Expert knowledge of the following is required:
Please submit your resume and cover letter to:
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.
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:
Edison, Lee, Hayfield, Mount Vernon, West Potomac, South County, West Springfield, and Lake Braddock Pyramids
Herndon, Langley, Madison, Oakton, South Lakes, Falls Church, Marshall, and McLean Pyramids
Annandale, Stuart, Centreville, Robinson, Chantilly, Fairfax, Westfield, Woodson Pyramids
Program Manager, Out-of-School Support
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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May 20, 2015