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Instructional Coaches

Various Locations
218 Days

Description: The Department of Instructional Services, Office of Professional Learning and School Support is hiring instructional coaches for the 2016-2017 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-day) contract and their contract starts on July 28, 2016.

Elementary, middle and high school teachers who have expertise in English/language arts or math, and are interested in an instructional coach position are urged to apply.

Qualifications: Requirements include:
• A bachelor’s degree in education, in a K-8 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. For applications and/or more information:
• Visit http://fcpsnet.fcps.edu/is/ic/apply.html Applications are open until filled.
• Contact James Oberndorf at jpoberndorf@fcps.edu

Secondary Language Arts Resource Teacher

Willow Oaks Center
218-Day Teacher Contract

Description: The secondary language arts resource teacher is a member of the school support team. This person directly supports English teachers and collaborative teams at the middle and high school levels with practical understanding and implementation of language arts curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Support efforts are targeted, but not limited to, the schools that face accreditation challenges.

Qualifications: Minimum of five years’ experience teaching English or reading as a classroom teacher at the middle and/or high school level. Preferred experience includes working in schools with high levels of poverty and/or high cultural diversity. Must hold a valid Virginia teaching license and an English endorsement, with a master’s degree preferred; demonstrate deep pedagogical content knowledge of language arts, to include best practices for instruction and assessment, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills; have a strong understanding of the English Standards of Learning at the secondary level; have experience working with and leading collaborative teams; and be able to work with individual teachers in classrooms in order to build their capacity. Experience with disciplinary literacy and reading intervention courses is preferred. Must have experience in planning and facilitating professional learning experiences, to include coaching practices, interpreting and using data for instructional decision-making, and designing instructional scaffolds and supports for teachers to address student needs. Sound time management, organization, and collaboration skills are essential in this role.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to Brigid Williams at mbwilliams@fcps.edu.

Academy Support Teacher 2016-2017SY (One Year Only)

Willow Oaks Center
194-Day Teacher Contract

Description: Works in collaboration with Individual Education Program (IEP)  teams to plan classroom supports, provide needed accommodations, and provide assistance with transition planning. The support teacher works closely with academy instructors and administrators, high school special education departments, and career and transition personnel to achieve their goals. Travel is required among assigned schools and community businesses. This position will support West Potomac Academy and is a one year only position.

Qualifications: To be considered for an interview, a candidate must hold a valid Virginia teacher’s license with special education endorsement(s) and a valid driver’s license. Experience with transition-aged youth and students with disabilities preferred.

• Knowledge of the IEP process and evidence based practices related to transition
• Familiarity of academy course content and work place readiness competencies
• Knowledge of instructional best practices including differentiation and professional learning communities
• Ability to plan and implement individualized classroom supports in collaboration with academy instructors that enable individual students to use existing skill repertoires while promoting the achievement of new skills or knowledge
• Experience with support accommodations related to individual needs, instruction, student performance, and/or the learning environment, such as:

  • individual and small group direct instruction
  • instruction in organization, study and social skills
  • individual test administration
  • classroom seating
  • multi-sensory approaches
  • modification/creation of instructional materials and use of alternative assessments
  • cooperative learning structures
  • behavioral support plans
  • assistive technology

Ability to market academy program to interested students, parents, teachers, counselors, administrators and members of the business community.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resume to Michelle Hyatt at mphyatt@fcps.edu by June 17, 2016.

Mathematics Teacher - Global STEM Program

Edison High School
194-Day Teacher Contract

Description: Teaches mathematics as part of a team of teachers (mathematics, science, engineering) who will collaboratively plan and create a curriculum framework for a three-year program that integrates mathematics, science, engineering, and computer science.

Edison is excited to offer an innovative interdisciplinary program concentrating on authentic global problems. This dynamic and integrated program will exemplify the model for preparing high school students to succeed in both college and careers with the primary goals of 1) providing student-centered learning based on demonstrated understanding; 2) aligning real-world connections to community workforce needs and college and career preparation; and 3) utilizing varying roles for educators to allow for best practice instruction.

The cohort of students will operate as a smaller learning community within the high school. The same team of teachers will work with students as instructors for the duration of the program, linking instruction across disciplines over time to foster in depth interest and enhance student achievement and performance.

Qualifications: Provides and is accountable for the planning, assessment, instruction, communication, human relations, safety, and management of a classroom or assigned instructional setting. Supports FCPS mission to "inspire, enable, and empower students to meet high academic standards, lead ethical lives, and demonstrate responsible citizenship."

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 Lisa Odell at Laodell@fcps.edu.

Haycock Science Specialist

Haycock Elementary School
$25.63 per Hour

Description: Performs a variety of professional duties required to support the FCPS science program, specifically science kits, annual science fairs and competitions, and planetariums; develops and/or oversees all technology related to the science program; and monitors budget with respect to science grants. Oversees administrative portions of the science program. Collaborates with, and acts as the liaison between, departmental and school personnel to support all science programs and projects; undertakes tasks required to support school planetariums; interfaces with any vendors that support specified science programs to establish relationships and resolve issues.

Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in education, a science discipline or information systems, plus two years of progressively more responsible teaching, science or technology-related experience preferred. Can demonstrate knowledge of theory, procedures, and practices of education and applicable computer technology and its most effective and efficient utilization in support of the school; ability to work effectively with both FCPS and non-FCPS employees; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to Cathie Eames at cjeames@fcps.edu.

Buyer I

Sideburn Support Center
Up to 40 hours weekly ($21.35 per hour)

Description: Performs the full range of paraprofessional procurement activities involving routine market research and competitive purchasing; performs related duties as required or assigned. Provides general procurement assistance to a buyer supervisor, senior buyer, or coordinator. Conducts market research; handles competitive purchases; holds purchase order approval authority up to $30,000, performs procurement activities involving acquisition of a variety of goods and services for school division in accordance with federal, state, and county rules and regulations.

Qualifications: Any combination of experience and education equivalent to graduation from high school, plus five years of progressively more responsible experience in procurement, accounting, or business, preferably in governmental purchasing, two years of which must have been at a level requiring independent judgment. Certification by a nationally recognized professional procurement or purchasing organization preferred. Can demonstrate knowledge of fundamentals of governmental or private sector purchasing; ability to operate an automated purchasing system, a computer, and related equipment to process, develop, analyze, and create data; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to exercise tact, good judgment, and initiative; and ability to work effectively under pressure.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to Alicia Szramoski at alszramoski@fcps.edu
or fax 703- 239-0462.

HVAC Apprentice I/II

Sideburn Satellite
Up to 40 hours weekly ($14.97 per hour)

Description: Learns and performs a series of tasks in the HVAC trade by assisting more senior-level trades workers; and performs related duties as required or assigned. Participates in pre-journey-level maintenance, repair, and construction tasks in HVAC trade; assists with the preparation, operation, and cleaning of tools and equipment; cleans work area; loads and unloads materials, tools, and equipment from trucks; carries equipment and tools to and from worksite; and performs assigned progressive on-the-job training tasks to develop skills in the trade to which assigned.

Qualifications: Any combination of education, training, and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, plus completion of courses in HVAC vocational and/or technology education. Can demonstrate progressive knowledge of the basic principles of the HVAC trade, shows aptitude for and interest in the HVAC trade; knowledge of common methods, materials, tools, equipment, and safety precautions, awareness of the existence of applicable national, state, and local codes; ability to follow written and oral instructions and to read and understand basic drawings and manuals; strength and dexterity 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 Alicia Szramoski alszramoski@fcps.edu or fax to 703-239-0462.

General Maintenance Worker

Sideburn Satellite, Merrifield Support Center
Up to 40 hours weekly ($13.30 per hour)

Description: Performs a series of tasks associated with various structural trades by assisting higher level trade workers. Supports skilled trade workers; participates in maintenance, repair, and construction tasks in various structural trades; assists with the preparation, operation, and cleaning of tools and equipment; cleans work area; loads and unloads materials, tools, and equipment from trucks; carries equipment and tools to and from worksite; and performs simple repair and maintenance tasks as assigned.

Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of high school. One year practical maintenance trades vocational training preferred. Ability to follow written and oral instructions in English; understands the importance of using personal safety equipment and
performing work safely; ability to identify and use basic hand tools, sufficient strength and dexterity to perform all required tasks, including lifting, stooping, bending, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions; and ability to work indoors and outdoors in a variety of temperatures and weather conditions. Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to Alicia Szramoski alszramoski@fcps.edu or fax to (703) 239-0462.

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

Little Run Elementary School

Fax resumes to 703-503-3597 or email Jessica Shroyer at jashroyer@fcps.edu

Homebound/Home-based Teachers Needed

Part-time, Hourly position
$32.33 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:

Allison Sherman

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

Kurt Mills

Program Manager, Out-of-School Support

571 423-4335

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

Elementary

School Name

Grade/Subject Area

Anticipated Start Date

School Contact

Annandale Terrace*

3rd Grade

February 2016

Cindy Rogers, jrrogers@fcps.edu

Colin Powell

Special Education (CAT B-Autism)

March 2016

Kimberle Pendergrass, kapendergrass@fcps.edu

Columbia

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

Ft. Hunt

Reading Resource

September 2016

Debbie Trenchard, dtrenchard@fcps.edu

Graham Road*

3rd Grade

February 22, 2016

Tamara Ballou, tbballou@fcps.edu

Little Run

FLES-Spanish

May 2016

Jessica Shroyer, jashroyer@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

Parklawn*

3rd Grade

March 14, 2016

Larry Aiello, leaiello@fcps.edu

Riverside*

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

Westlawn*

Special Education

February 24, 2016

Michelle Doyle, mldoyle@fcps.edu

Westlawn*

4th Grade

April 2016

Michelle Doyle, mldoyle@fcps.edu

*=Title I School

Middle

School Name

Grade/Subject Area

Anticipated Start Date

School Contact

Carson

Science

September 2016

Stacy Kirkpatrick, skirkpatrick@fcps.edu

Carson

English

September 2016

Sandy Vigen, msvigen@fcps.edu

Cooper

Science (8th grade)

May 13, 2016

Frank Stevens, fdstevens@fcps.edu

Cooper

Physical Education

May 13, 2016

Frank Stevens, fdstevens@fcps.edu

Twain

Science

October 1, 2016

Baek Chong, baek.chong@fcps.edu

High

School Name

Grade/Subject Area

Anticipated Start Date

School Contact

Annandale

ESOL (part time)

October 2016

Meredith Hedrick, mphedrick@fcps.edu

Annandale

ESOL (English)

August 2016

Meredith Hedrick, mphedrick@fcps.edu

Langley

Geosystems

April 27, 2016

Mark Penn, mpenn@fcps.edu

Stuart

Math (Algebra 1)

March 21, 2016

Penny Gros, pmgros@fcps.edu

Westfield

Math (Algebra 2 and Honors Pre-Calculus)

February 8, 2016

Scott Davies, SGDavies@fcps.edu

Woodson

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

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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