Other Opportunities

Secondary Special Education Department Chair (218 Days)
Fairfax High School

Description: Applicants must demonstrate the knowledge and skills relevant to special education. Applicants must be able to build the capacity of others by sharing and modeling professional and procedural knowledge connected to effective instructional practices. Applicants must understand and follow applicable local, state, and federal regulations, policies, guidelines, and procedures.

Qualifications: Qualified applicants will be able to collaborate with instructional staff to design, implement, or support services for program needs. Qualified applicants use technology, materials, and other resources as appropriate to deliver services and programs. Qualified applicants will be able to consult with administration, parents, community agencies, school and support personnel to resolve issues and/or communicate progress related to special education needs.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send resumes to Dave Goldfarb at dmgoldfarb@fcps.edu.

Curriculum Resource Teacher
PreK-12 Social Studies Instruction
Fairfax Ridge Center (218 Days)

Description: The elementary social studies resource teacher is a member of the Instructional Services Elementary School Support Team in the Office of PreK-12 Professional Learning and School Support.  This person directly supports teachers and collaborative learning teams at the elementary level with curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Support efforts are targeted, but not limited to the schools that face accreditation challenges. The resource teacher also works closely with the Instructional Services PreK-12 Social Studies Team to support the implementation of the Program of Studies and further other social studies arts initiatives.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate has teaching experience with Elementary Social Studies Program of Studies in multiple grade levels, is able to model FCPS’ best practice for teaching, and has demonstrated success working with students at risk. Candidates should have experience working with adult learners and interpreting and using data.  Sound time management, organization, communication and collaboration skills are essential. Educational qualifications must include three years of teaching experience.

Demonstrated skill in: The ability to model for and coach others in ways to differentiate instruction, integrate social studies with other contents, identify and support the implement of research based instructional strategies, as well as all K-6 history and social studies programming. Skill in oral and written communications and human relations. 

To Apply: E-mail resume as a Word attachment to James Nocco, coordinator, School Support PreK-6, Fairfax Ridge, at jdnocco@fcps.edu.

Curriculum Resource Teacher
PreK-12 Science Instruction
Fairfax Ridge Center (218 Days)

Description:  The elementary science resource teacher is a member of the Instructional Services Elementary School Support Team in the Office of PreK-12 Professional Learning and School Support.  This person directly supports teachers and collaborative learning teams at the elementary level with curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Support efforts are targeted, but not limited to the schools that face accreditation challenges. The resource teacher also works closely with the Instructional Services PreK-12 Science Team to support the implementation of the Program of Studies, and further other science initiatives.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate has teaching experience with Elementary Science Program of Studies in multiple grade levels, is able to model FCPS best practice for teaching, and has demonstrated success working with students at risk. Candidates should have experience working with adult learners and interpreting and using data. Sound time management, organization, communication and collaboration skills are essential. Educational qualifications must include three years of teaching experience.

Demonstrated skill in: The ability to model for and coach others in ways to differentiate instruction, integrate science with other contents, identify and support the implement of research based instructional strategies, as well as all K-6 science programming. Skill in oral and written communications and human relations. 

To Apply: E-mail resume as a Word attachment to James Nocco, coordinator, School Support PreK-6, Fairfax Ridge, at jdnocco@fcps.edu.

Adult and Community Education Program Specialist; Health and Medical Careers
Plum Center for Lifelong Learning

$27.77 per Hour, 20 - 30 hours per Week

Duties:  Assist with responsibility for the health and  medical programs offered through FCPS ,  Adult and Community Education.  Integrate courses with all other Adult and Community Education related courses; creates course descriptions and course information for communitywide dissemination; monitors and evaluates the instructors; monitors course registrations, developing waiting lists or overseeing cancellation and rescheduling of classes; creates or oversees development, use, and/or purchase of curricula and course materials; interfaces with state regulatory agencies, as required.

Qualifications: Graduation from a college or university with a degree in the health care field.  Registered nurse/licensed healthcare professional preferred, with  two years of experience teaching in the adult education field with administrative duties preferred.  Must be familiar with job trending and program development.  MS Office, and database experience required.

To Apply: E-mail resume to Lisa Mikhalevsky at eamikhalevsk@fcps.edu.

Volunteer Tutors for Adults and School-aged Students

The Volunteer Learning Program (VLP) needs volunteers to tutor individually or in classes in the Nontraditional Schools Programs to help students achieve academic goals.  At least 90 minutes a week is requested in subjects including ESOL, reading, writing, science, or math. Daytime tutors are needed to support school-aged students at schools; daytime, evening and weekend tutors are needed to meet with adult students at adult high school sites or public libraries.  VLP staff will work to determine a day, time and location that are convenient for volunteers. Tutor training, materials, and professional support are provided by VLP staff.  A high school diploma is required; college is preferred.  The school system requires that all its volunteers undergo the FCPS background check, which VLP facilitates for its tutors.

Our next Tutor Orientations will be held on January 13 and 14. For more information on VLP, visit www.fcps.edu/adulths/vlp/vlpindex.html. To volunteer, call VLP at 703-503-6412, or e-mail Michele Armstrong, at Michele.Armstrong@fcps.edu

The Volunteer Learning Program is the proud recipient of the 2008 Fairfax County Outstanding Volunteer Program Award. 

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 send an email to HRQuestions@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. 

 

For all HR questions contact

HRQuestions@FCPS.edu
571-423-3000 or 1-800-831-4331

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Last Updated

December 9, 2014