Other Opportunities

Employment and Transition Representative

Various Locations
198 Days; Teacher Contract

Description: Career and Transition Services is seeking applicants for Employment and Transition Representative vacancies for the 2015-2016 school year.  The Employment and Transition Representative (ETR) supports the transition from secondary to postsecondary settings for students receiving special education services in collaboration with school staff, families, employers, and community service providers. Daily travel is required among assigned schools and community businesses.

Qualifications: To be considered for an interview, a candidate must hold a valid Virginia teacher’s license with special education endorsement(s) or a pupil personnel license, a valid driver’s license and have experience working with transition-aged youth.  Applicants must have:

  • Knowledge of special education services, the IEP process and evidence based practices related to transition
  • Knowledge of formal and informal transition assessment approaches
  • Ability to collaborate with students, school staff, and parents regarding school and postsecondary options
  • Ability to provide instruction in self advocacy, transition and job seeking skills
  • Ability to assist students in developing post-secondary plans and identifying community services and resources
  • Knowledge of job seeking and job retention skills identified by employers as essential for successful employment
  • Ability to develop work based learning opportunities for students with disabilities
  • Ability to assist students in obtaining paid employment
  • Ability to utilize student assessment and outcome data to plan transition services

To Apply: Interested applicants should send resumes to:  Interested and qualified candidates should send a resume by April 8, 2015 to Career and Transition Services at: MPHyatt@fcps.edu.

Hourly Position- Mason I

Woodson Complex
$19.60 per Hour

Description: Performs the skilled journey-level masonry work required to construct, maintain, repair, or replace interior and exterior surfaces.

Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and completion of an apprenticeship masonry-training program plus three years' progressive masonry experience, two years at the apprentice II or equivalent level. Knowledge of masonry methods, materials, equipment, and tools. Knowledge of hazards and safety precautions and of local, state, and national codes. Basic computer skills. Strength and dexterity necessary 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. May be required to operate a commercial motor vehicle and possess a Commercial Driver's License (CDL-B). May be required to work an evening and/or night shift on a regular or rotating basis, accept call-back overtime or regular overtime, and/or agree to assume an emergency call-out list status.

To Apply: E-mail Alicia Szramoski, at alszramoski@fcps.edu.

Hourly Warehouse Worker/Driver

Forte Center
$11.74 per Hour; Up To $14.88 per Hour with a Commercial Driver’s License

Description: Performs routine manual work associated with receiving, warehousing, issuing, and/or delivering supplies, materials and equipment, moves material to and from storage, loading and salvage areas by hand truck or forklift; stores stock material in appropriate storage locations; receives delivery of ordered supplies, materials and equipment at a loading dock and compares items with freight bills: prepares and packs items with freight bills prepare and packs items for shipment to various offices and locations; and performs related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of the tenth grade and one year of experience in warehouse receipt, stocking, and inventory. Working knowledge of: storekeeping practices and procedures, stock control, and inventory methods. Good ability to follow oral and simple written instructions. Handle various types of material and warehouse equipment. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others. Must write legibly, have good verbal communication skills and solve simple arithmetic problems. Strong desire to work hard and perform well.  Good physical ability to move moderately heavy and/or bulky material. Ability to manage information efficiently and accurately. Preference to applicants with proficient keyboard skills and knowledge of Microsoft office computer software as well as knowledge of date entry and database management tools, such as SAP or Filemakerpro.

Valid driver's license with a good driving record.  Summer only, from mid-May to end of August availability.

Interested applicants should fax resumes to Karen Cogan at 571-642-9159 or kcogan@fcps.edu

Partnership for Teacher

Preparation in Special Education
Various High Schools

Description: The Fairfax Partnership Program is a cooperative, special education teacher preparation program between The George Washington University (GW) and Fairfax County Public Schools resulting in teacher licensure and a master’s degree in special education. The program includes a yearlong internship with a master educator and GW support. During the first 4 semesters 100 percent of the tuition cost is covered, amounting to over 80 percent of the total cost. Participants work as full-time special education teachers during the second year. Classes begin summer 2015 and participants graduate the summer of 2017.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.

To Apply: Interested candidates should send an inquiry along with their resume to Dr. Deanna Ortiz, project director, at ssets.gwu@gmail.com

Applications due March 27, 2015 for Great Beginnings Coaches for the 2015-2016 school year

The Office of Professional Learning and School Support, Instructional Services Department,  is seeking coaches for the Great Beginnings Programs for the 2015-2016 school year. Current elementary and secondary classroom teachers, counselors and librarians who have an interest in supporting new instructional employees should consider applying.  All Great Beginnings coaches receive a stipend, as well as recertification points for licensure renewal.  Applicants should possess the following:

  • A minimum of three years of successful teaching experience in FCPS, with a preference for candidates who possess five or more years of experience
  • Extensive knowledge of curriculum and instruction, the FCPS Best Practices for Teaching and Learning, Professional Learning Communities, Portrait of a Graduate and effective classroom management skills
  • A desire to work with beginning or continuing instructional employees to support their growth and learning in the profession
  • Strong communication, human relations and facilitation skills
  • A commitment to collaboration and teamwork

Interested applicants must be available two days per month for professional development and after-school seminars during the school year.  Applicants must also be available August 17-21 for the Coach Professional Development Institute and August 24-28 for the Great Beginnings: The Next Generation Summer Institute. The application, a current resume, a principal recommendation, and a colleague recommendation are required.

Application packets are available on the Intranet at:
http://fcpsnet.fcps.edu/is/Offices/PLSS/

For more information, call 571-423-1340.

All applications and supporting materials must be received by Friday, March 27, 2015.

Call for College Partnership Program JMU Summer Experience Staff

The College Partnership Program (CPP) will conduct a Summer Experience Program for selected rising ninth and tenth grade CPP students from July 7 – July 10, 2015, on the campus of James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.  The purpose of the program is to offer students an opportunity to reside on a college campus while engaging in a college and career readiness curriculum that will enhance their exposure and knowledge of preparing for, applying to, and paying for college. The program has openings for four college and career specialists and four English teachers (four male, four female to reside on single sex dormitory floors).  Staff for the program must have a working knowledge of the framework of college and career readiness. Compensation includes room and board and a stipend of $550.

Ideal candidates for the college and career specialist positions must demonstrate a working knowledge of the college application process, be willing to teach the college and career readiness curriculum, and work collaboratively in a team. Teacher candidates should have a minimum of three years successful teaching experience in English, have the ability to develop and teach a three-day writing curriculum that reflects the goals of the College Partnership Program, and be able to work collaboratively on a team. All candidates should have the ability to provide around the clock supervision for all students outside of assigned program duties and obligations.

Interested applicants should send their resume to Gwen Cooper-Evans, Administrative Assistant, College Success Program, at gcooperevans@fcps.edu by April 14.

Call for College Partnership Program North Carolina Summer Experience Staff

The College Partnership Program (CPP) will conduct a Summer Experience Program for selected rising eleventh and twelfth grade CPP students from July 21 – July 24, 2015, on the campus of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The purpose of the program is to offer students an opportunity to reside on a college campus while engaging in a college and career readiness curriculum that will enhance their exposure and knowledge of preparing for, applying to, and paying for college. The program has openings for four college and career specialists and four English teachers (four male, four female to reside on single sex dormitory floors).  Staff for the program must have a working knowledge of the framework of college and career readiness. Compensation includes room and board and a stipend of $550.

Ideal candidates for the college and career specialist positions must demonstrate a working knowledge of the college application process, be willing to teach the college and career readiness curriculum, and work collaboratively in a team. Teacher candidates should have a minimum of three years successful teaching experience in English, have the ability to develop and teach a three-day writing curriculum that reflects the goals of the College Partnership Program, and be able to work collaboratively on a team.  All candidates should have the ability to provide around the clock supervision for all students outside of assigned program duties and obligations.

Interested applicants should send their resume to Gwen Cooper-Evans, Administrative Assistant, College Success Program, at gcooperevans@fcps.edu by April 14.

Transfair 2015

Teacher Transfer Opportunity (Transfair) to Be Held April 15th and 16th
Vacancy lists available April 10th through April 16th on UConnect

 

Elementary Schools Only

 

Middle and High Schools Only

April 15

April 16

3:30  to 9 p.m.

3:30 to 9 p.m.

West Springfield High School

Fairfax High School

PURPOSE:
Transfair is an opportunity for current FCPS teachers/ librarians/counselors to interview with principals for openings in other schools.  
· Part-time teachers can transfer to part-time positions and full-time teachers can transfer to full-time positions.  
· Transfair is for like-to-like subject areas or for a transfer from a noncritical field to a critical field. 
                Critical fields are: 
                ESOL, Gifted Education, Immersion, Librarian, Mathematics, Occupational
                Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physics, reading, Special Education, Speech-language
                Pathologist, Technology Education, World Language

Employees not eligible to attend Transfair
· Teachers on one year only contracts
· Teachers being nonrenewed for any reason
· Employees currently subject to FCPS nonrenewal process due to licensure are not eligible to attend Transfair.  If you are uncertain of your licensure status, please email HRLicensure@fcps.edu<mailto:HRLicensure@fcps.edu.
· Instructional assistants
· Teachers transferring to a different subject area that is not a critical field
· Teachers wanting to change contract status (full-time/part-time)

REGISTRATION:
Vacancies will be posted on UConnect from April 10 through April 16.  Teachers 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.

AFTER YOU HAVE SCHEDULED YOUR INTERVIEW:
Once you have scheduled your interview(s), you will meet a school administrator at the assigned Transfair school location above.  This year all elementary schools will be conducting their interviews April 15 at West Springfield HS.  The middle and high schools will be conducting their interviews April 16 at Fairfax HS.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
For instructional positions, the date for resignation without prejudice is June 15, 2015.  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 15 deadline, may jeopardize their rehire status with the county.

CONTACT:  For more information, contact HR Connection here.

Credit Recovery Academy

Geometry Teacher (7/17-8/4)

Teachers must be endorsed in the subject they teach and have experience using Blackboard to facilitate instruction. Preference will be given to applicants with successful experience as instructors of essential knowledge and skills in a fast-paced learning environment
To Apply: Please submit an application online at http://careers.fcps.edu/gateway.htm?tg=priv&req=6233BR

Central Academic Programs

Safety & Security Assistant (6/23-8/7)

The safety and security assistant supports the centrally located programs at the high school academic site. Assists with the development and implementation of a program for student security and supervision that fosters a safe environment and positive school–community relations, supports various aspects of student activities, and performs related duties as required or assigned. Experience as a Safety and Security Specialist required; must have successfully completed compulsory certification training approved by the Virginia Center for School and be 21 years old at the time of appointment.

To Apply: Please submit an application online at http://careers.fcps.edu/gateway.htm?tg=priv&req=6121BR

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

Employment Gateways

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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”.

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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

March 31, 2015