A minimum of 60 hours of college credit is required to substitute teach with Fairfax County Public Schools. A high school diploma required for a substitute assistant position.
Apply online through the FCPS Instructional Talent Gateway. When applying for a substitute position, you must upload the following documents:
Note: If your high school diploma or college transcript was issued outside of the U.S., an evaluation is required. No exceptions will be made. Visit the Virginia Department of Education website for a list of approved agencies for obtaining official U.S. degree-equivalency evaluation of foreign credentials:
We receive a large number of resumes, and therefore use the web-based interview TeacherInsight. Within 1-2 business days of applying, you should receive a TeacherInsight access code by e-mail. Completing the interview (which can be accessed 24-7) takes approximately 40 minutes. Each question is timed, so it is important to complete the interview when you will not be interrupted. If you need assistance, call the Help desk at 1-877-425-5872. You may also e-mail questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
After submitting your résumé and completing the TeacherInsight Interview, if you meet our qualifications, you will receive an e-mail within 5 to 7 business days requesting you to call the Office of Substitute Employment to schedule an appointment for a 4 hour orientation which includes fingerprinting for a criminal background check.
Bring the following documents with you to orientation (applicants without ALL documents will not be processed):
If you have any questions, call the Office of Substitute Employment at 571-423-3030 option 8, or e-mail substituteMailbox@fcps.edu.
571-423-3000 or 1-800-831-4331
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August 22, 2012