Other Opportunities

Seasonal Positions

Seasonal Registrar Assistant

Special Services; Operations and Strategic Planning
Student Registration
$16.75 per Hour

Description: Assists multilingual registrars in the registration process of language minority students; interviews families to determine student enrollment eligibility; furnishes parents/guardians with appropriate school registration forms and provides assistance in completing these forms. Refers families to appropriate staff for further services.
Qualifications: High school graduation plus four years’ of progressive experience in school related services, social work, customer service, public relations, and/or community work experience. Ability to operate a computer, use appropriate software applications, and peripheral office equipment. Knowledge and experience with the diverse needs of parents and students served in Fairfax County Public Schools. Skill in interview and conference techniques; excellent oral and written communication skills in English, as well as in one of the following languages: Spanish, Korean, or Arabic.

Applicants must be available to work July 28 - September 12, 2014, from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

Interested candidates should e-mail their resumes to Lemma Husseini, multilingual services specialist, at Lemma.Husseini@fcps.edu.

Call for College Partnership Program Summer Experience Staff

The College Partnership Program (CPP) will conduct a summer experience program for selected ninth and tenth grade CPP students. 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, applying, and paying for college.

  • James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia
    July 8 – July 11, 2014
  • Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia
    July 22 – July 25, 2014

The program has openings for four college specialists and four English teachers; four males and four females to reside on single sex dormitory floors. Staff for the program must have a working knowledge of the frame-work of college and career readiness. Compensation includes free room and board and a stipend of $550.
Ideal candidates for the college 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 CPP, and be able to work collaboratively in a team. All candidates should have the ability to provide around the clock supervision for all students outside of assigned duties and obligations.

Interested applicants should send their resume to Amy Reznick, administrative assistant, at ASRez-nick@fcps.edu by April 1, 2014.

Full-Time Year Round Positions

Energy Specialists

Applications are currently being considered for 10 full-time energy specialists.  This year round position includes a compensation level adjusted to reflect the responsibilities and time commitment.


Fairfax County Public Schools recently authorized Cenergistic® to hire 10 full-time energy specialists to lead the new energy conservation program. Cenergistic is seeking individuals with high-level people skills who have exhibited ability in planning, organizing, and coordinating activities of others in a pleasant and efficient manner. Preferred candidates should have three or more years of administrative or other professional experience.


Fairfax County Public Schools has employed the firm of Cenergistic to completely train and assist the energy specialists in the implementation of the firm’s program that has achieved significant success in many schools, universities, colleges, and churches across the country. The energy specialists will be hired and trained by Cenergistic. The majority of the training will be one-on-one and will be conducted in our organization’s facilities. In addition, the energy specialists will attend nationwide training conferences as well. 

For more information about Cenergistic, visit their website at www.cenergistic.com.         


If you are or someone you know is interested in making a difference for Fairfax County Public Schools and its community through energy conservation, Cenergistic will be hosting information sessions about the open energy specialist positions.

Date: Wednesday, March 26
Times: 5:00 p.m.
Location: Sideburn Support Center
                  5025 Sideburn Road
                  Fairfax, VA  22032
Room:      Training Room
Notes: Park in the lot to the right of the building in the yellow striped areas

Date: Thursday, March 27
Times: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Sideburn Support Center
                  5025 Sideburn Road
                  Fairfax, VA  22032
Room:      Training Room
Notes: Park in the lot to the right of the building in the yellow striped areas

Date: Friday, March 28
Times: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Sideburn Support Center
                  5025 Sideburn Road
                  Fairfax, VA  22032
Room:     Conference Room
Notes: Park in the lot to the right of the building in the yellow striped areas

A Valuable Career Opportunity

The role of the energy specialist is instrumental in the success of the energy conservation program and helping retain funds where they are most important – in the classroom. It is also a leadership role that can be a springboard to continued career success within an organization. This is a vital role that can also provide career advancement opportunities.  Numerous energy specialists have gone on to executive, administrative, and other key positions.


Interested applicants should apply with cover letter and resume to http://www.cenergistic.com/careers.
FCPS will not accept applications for these positions. FCPS is helping Cenergistics find full-time energy specialists.

Applications are Open Until Filled.

If you need additional information, please contact Kathleen Crenshaw, director, Office of Talent Acquisition and Management, at kjcrenshaw@fcps.edu

Transfer Opportunities

Transfair 2014

Teacher Transfer Opportunity (Transfair) to Be Held May 5 - 7
Vacancy lists available April 28 on UConnect

All Clusters - Middle and High Schools Only

Clusters 1, 2, 7 & 8 – Elementary Schools Only

Clusters 3, 4, 5 & 6 – Elementary Schools Only

May 5

May 6

May 7

3:30 to 9 p.m.

3:30 to 9 p.m.

3:30 to 9 p.m.

Lake Braddock Secondary School

Centreville High School

Lee High School


Transfair is an opportunity for current FCPS teachers to explore and interview with principals for openings in another school. Transfair is for like-to-like subject area transfers only; no part-time to full-time transfers allowed.

Employee not eligible to attend Transfair:

  • Teachers on a one year only contract
  • Teachers being non renewed for any reason
  • Instructional assistants
  • Teachers transferring to a different subject area
  • Teachers wanting to change contract status (full-time/part-time)


Vacancies will be posted on UConnect from April 28th through May 7thTeachers 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.


Once you have scheduled your interview(s) you will meet a school administrator at the assigned Transfair school location above. This year all middle and high schools will be conducting their interviews on the same date and at the same school (May 5tth at Lake Braddock). The elementary schools are assigned two sites and dates based on their clusters- Centreville High School and Lee High School.


For instructional positions, the date for resignation without prejudice is June 16, 2014. 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 16th deadline, may jeopardize their rehire status with the county.

CONTACT: For more information, contact HR Questions: HRQuestions@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 Teachers Needed

Part-time, Hourly position
$31.09 per Hour

The homebound instruction program, which provides teachers for students unable to attend school because of medical or disciplinary reasons, 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:

Gloria Wilkins  

Clusters IV, V, VI (West Springfield)


Patricia Hedgepeth

Clusters I, II, VIII


Janice Gaither

Clusters III, VI,  VII,


Kurt Mills 

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

Note: Gateways must be accessed using 32-bit Internet Explorer (not 64-bit) or Firefox. They may fail to load properly in other browsers.

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.

How to accept third-party cookies:

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

571-423-3000 or 1-800-831-4331

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Last Updated

March 26, 2014