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Elementary Social Studies Resource Teacher (One Year Only)

Willow Oaks Center
218- Day Teacher Contract

Description:  Serves as a member of the elementary school support team. Directly supports social studies 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.

Qualifications: Valid qualifying Virginia teaching license with endorsements in elementary education, plus five years' progressive related elementary teaching experience, some of which may have been in a supervisory or administrative role (i.e. lead teacher, team lead, etc.). Knowledge of FCPS social studies curriculum, instructional goals, procedures, and best practices. Skill in working with adult learners and leading professional development. Skill in oral and written communication and human relations.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send resumes to: Laura Elliott at lcelliott@fcps.edu

Title I Mathematics Support Teacher (Staff Development)

Willow Oaks Center
218- Day Teacher Contract

Description: Collaborates to provide professional learning and coaching experiences for staff in Title I schools and support implementation of strong core mathematics instruction to assist schools in meeting their school improvement goals. This individual works to advance division efforts for closing achievement gaps in mathematics, directly supporting teachers and collaborative learning teams at the elementary level with practical understandings and implementation of mathematics curriculum, instruction, and assessment for improved student learning. The resource teacher also collaborates with staff within the ISD Office of PreK-12 Curriculum and Instruction to develop resources that support the elementary mathematics planning and pacing guide and provide professional development focused on deep implementation of evidence-based highly effective instructional practices in mathematics. Additional responsibilities include ongoing monitoring and support for Title I schools in meeting Virginia Department of Education requirements.

Qualifications: Must hold a valid Virginia teaching license and elementary level endorsement, with master’s degree and math specialist endorsement preferred, with a minimum of five years’ experience as a classroom or resource teacher at the elementary level with progressive leadership assignments. Preferred experience includes working in schools with high levels of poverty and/or high cultural diversity. 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 to address student needs. Demonstrates deep pedagogical content knowledge in mathematics, to include best practices for instruction and assessment, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills. Sound time management, organization, and collaboration skills are essential in this role.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes and cover letter to Ghada Awadallah,
gmawadallah@fcps.edu.

Title I Science Academic Support Teacher

Willow Oaks Center
218-day Teacher Contract (Staff Development)

Description: Serves as a member of the Instructional Services (ISD) School Support Team. Supports teachers and collaborative learning teams at the elementary level with practical understanding and implementation of science curriculum, instruction, and assessment for improved student learning in schools that face state and federal accountability challenges. The resource teacher also collaborates with staff within the ISD Office of PreK-12 Curriculum and Instruction to develop resources that support the elementary science Program of Studies and provide professional development focused on deep implementation of evidence-based instructional practices in science. Additional responsibilities include ongoing monitoring and support for Title I schools in meeting Virginia Department of Education requirements.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate has a minimum of five years’ experience teaching science as a classroom or resource teacher at the elementary level with progressive leadership assignments. Preferred experience includes working in schools with high levels of poverty and/or high cultural diversity. Must hold a valid Virginia teaching license and elementary level endorsement, with Master’s degree preferred. Demonstrates deep pedagogical content knowledge in science, to include best practices for instruction and assessment, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills. 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 and cover letter to Ghada Awadallah,
gmawadallah@fcps.edu.

Division Level Instructional Coach

Willow Oaks Center
218-day Teacher Contract

Description: The Office of Professional Learning and Family Engagement is hiring a division level instructional coach for the 2016-2017 school year. This division level instructional coach will work with regions, pyramids and schools to build the capacity of teacher leaders to provide job-embedded professional learning in their buildings. This position will be on an 11-month contract starting on July 28, 2016. Experienced instructional coaches are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in education, in a K-6 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.
  • Five years of progressive teaching experience with a strong understanding of the Fairfax County Public Schools Program of Studies and the Virginia Standards of Learning objectives.
  • Documentation of 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 and cover letter to:
• Sarada Sistla at: ssistla@fcps.edu. Applications are open until filled.
• For more information contact Michelle Lis at Mllis@fcps.edu

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 or mathematics, and are interested in an instructional coach position are urged to apply.

Qualifications:
·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

Dean of Students (Resource Teacher)

Luther Jackson Middle School
194- Day Teacher Contract

Description: The dean of students is a teacher on administrative assignment who assists the administrative team in performing a variety of duties as assigned by the principal. The dean of students plans, organizes, and leads student academic and behavioral supports as part of a schoolwide Responsive Instruction framework and Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports  model; works with the administrative team; supports teachers with implementing classroom level interventions while organizing Tier 2 attendance, behavior, and wellness interventions in concert with parents, administrators, counselors, safety and security personnel, and school clinicians.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a valid Virginia teaching license with an endorsement in administration and supervision (or currently be in a program/starting a program this fall to obtain the endorsement). Five or more years of secondary-level teaching and/or leadership is preferred. The dean of students must have exceptional communication skills, the ability to leverage and manage data tracking systems to focus workload, and the ability to leverage strong relationship skills with diverse learners to support improvements in their academic and personal success.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to Chad Lehman at CRLehman@fcps.edu.

Mathematics Teacher - Global STEM Program

Edison High School
194- Day Teacher Contract

Description: This position will teach 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.

Music Therapy Teacher (Part-time)

Willow Oaks Center
194- Day Teacher Contract

Description: 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."

Qualifications: Hold a valid Virginia teaching license with an endorsement in music education.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to Ellie Stack, coordinator adapted curriculum, Department of Special Services at epstack@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; and 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; and ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

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

College Fair/College Night Project Liaison

Willow Oaks
$24.45 per Hour

Description: Plans, coordinates and manages the annual FCPS College Fair and College night events. Manages and coordinates district scholarships.

Qualifications: Ability to manage multiple competing priorities independently and collaboratively. Excellent organizational and time management skills.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to Stephanie Gray at SJGray@fcps.edu.

After-School Assistant

Rocky Run Middle School
$21.35 per hour

Description: For 2016-2017 School Year: Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday 2-5 p.m., opportunity for additional hours available. Performs a wide variety of tasks required to support the after-school program.  Duties include supervision of students, general office tasks, and maintaining accurate records.

Qualifications: The ability to communicate and collaborate with after-school staff, classroom teachers, administrators, parents, and community members are essential. A strong working knowledge of computer applications and related equipment for the purposes of processing and assessing data is essential. Must be able to establish excellent rapport with middle school students and have a willingness to serve as a positive role model.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to Amanda Sperling, after school specialist, at acsperling@fcps.edu.

Office Assistant

Willow Oaks Center
$15.12 per Hour; 30 hours per week

Description: Performs a variety of office duties required to support the activities of the Willow Oaks administrative center to include processing and delivering mail for the building staff, greeting and directing visitors to appropriate offices, and preparing documents. This position will require approximately 30 hours per week.

Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, plus some general office experience. Must be willing and able to lift packages of up to 30 lbs. Can demonstrate knowledge of basic business office practices and procedures; ability to use assignment-specific computers, software, and peripheral equipment.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to Karin Williams at kwilliams1@fcps.edu.

Groundskeeper

Woodson Grounds
$14.97 per hour

Description: Performs a variety of skilled journey-level grounds, construction, repair, or maintenance activities. Installs and repairs playground equipment; moves and places temporary structures and trailers; mixes, pours, and finishes concrete, lays bricks and cinder blocks; installs and repairs sewer and water lines; lays and repairs asphalt roads and parking lots; plants, cuts, and trims trees and lawns; operates a variety of gasoline and diesel powered trucks, tractors, mowers, and towed equipment on a variety of terrains during construction, maintenance work and snowplowing work; loads and unloads trucks; removes trash and paper from grounds and fences; maintains and, as needed, performs repair of manual and mechanical equipment; drives a vehicle to and from locations and keeps vehicle supplied with tools and materials; performs operator maintenance on vehicles and keeps them in orderly condition; keeps records and makes reports of work accomplished and materials used.

Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by completion of an acceptable apprentice-level training program, plus two years of progressively more responsible experience in grounds maintenance, one year of shall have been at the apprentice II or equivalent level. Can demonstrate knowledge of the methods and skills in the use of equipment, materials, and tools appropriate for grounds maintenance on a variety of surfaces and terrains; ability to perform mechanical minor repairs on heavy tools and equipment; knowledge of common hazards and necessary safety precautions; knowledge of local, state, and national codes; ability to read and interpret instructions, diagrams, sketches, blueprints, and manufacturers' manuals; capability to estimate time and material needs and to perform routine tasks and arithmetic computations; knowledge of basic computer skills preferred; and strength and dexterity necessary to perform all required tasks including lifting, stooping, bending, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions out of doors and in adverse climatic conditions. Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

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

Hourly Athletic Trainer

Various Locations
Per stipend at either $4,300 - $6,550

Description: The Associate Certified Athletic Trainer is a yearlong, seasonal stipend position. Works with the certified athletic trainer (AT 1) in developing and coordinating a comprehensive athletic training program at the assigned school, including but not limited to the prevention of athletic injuries; the recognition, evaluation, and immediate care of athletic injuries; the rehabilitation and reconditioning of athletic injuries; athletic training program organization and administration; and additional professional responsibilities as outlined in the current Board of Certification role delineation/practice analysis. The associate certified athletic trainer works closely with students and their parents, physicians, coaches, school administrators and other staff, and the FCPS Athletic Training Program Administrator to provide a full complement of athletic training health care services. The associate certified athletic trainer is expected to work collaboratively with the certified athletic trainer (AT 1) at the school to provide the services identified above; ensure that players participate only when physically able; that any physician instructions are understood and followed; and in coordination with the director of student activities, ensure that the athletic training room and all required events will be covered according to school and athletic calendars.

Qualifications: Candidates must be a Board of Certification Certified Athletic Trainer in good standing and eligible for a Virginia Board of Medicine license. Progressive clinical experience as certified athletic trainer in the secondary school setting and secondary school teaching credential or eligible for Virginia teaching credential preferred. Demonstrated proficiency in applicable database software. Skill in oral and written communications. Must be a Virginia High School League wrestling weight control program certified measurer or willing to become one. Ability to become a member of NATA District 3 and the Virginia Athletics Trainers Association.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to John Reynolds at JDReynolds@fcps.edu.

Teaching Opportunities for American Sign Language (ASL), Spanish, French and Chinese Teachers

$41.60 per Instructional Hour

Locations:

  • Lorton Station ES (Lorton) morning/before school - ASL, French
  • Springfield Estates ES (Springfield) after school - ASL
  • Glen Forest ES, (Falls Church) morning/ before school - ASL
  • Orange Hunt ES, (Springfield) after school - Spanish
  • Clermont (Alexandria) after school - Chinese
  • Fort Hunt (Alexandria) after school – ASL

Description: Applications for new GLOBAL PLUS Program language teachers for elementary school students (grades K-6), are now being accepted for Fall 2016. This program is offered once a week for 10 or 20 weeks beginning in October at participating schools. FCPS curriculum using Smartboard technology and training is provided. Individuals are encouraged to register as soon as possible for classes starting in the Fall. This is a part-time teaching opportunity in a before/after-school program. For further questions contact Ann Marie at 703-658-1224.

Qualifications: Teaching experience with children in a classroom setting, basic computer skills, enthusiasm, creativity, dependability, and excellent classroom management skills are required. FCPS licensed teachers, and/or those who are native speakers, are encouraged to apply. NonFCPS applicants who meet the qualifications list above can also apply. Teaching license endorsement in the target language is not required.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send resumes to Ann Marie McDaniels at ammcdaniels@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

Ft. Hunt

Reading Resource

September 2016

Debbie Trenchard, dtrenchard@fcps.edu

Little Run

FLES-Spanish

August 26, 2016

Jessica Shroyer, jashroyer@fcps.edu

Westlawn*

6th Grade AAP

October 2, 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

Rocky Run

ESOL

September 22, 2016

Amy Goodloe, atgoodloe@fcps.edu

Thoreau

English

December 1, 2016

Fran Furr, fcfurr1@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

Thomas Jefferson

Social Studies (AP US History, Honors/AP Government)

September 6, 2016

Shawn Frank, sjfrank@fcps.edu

Oakton

Social Studies

August 2016

John Banbury, jabanbury@fcps.edu

Oakton

English

August 2016

John Banbury, jabanbury@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.

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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