Careers at FCPS

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Instructional Job Fair - Tuesday, July 23

Join us for our Instructional Job Fair on Tuesday, July 23 (11 a.m. - 2 p.m.) at Glasgow Middle School.
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Instructional Job Fair - Wednesday, July 31

Join us for our Instructional Job Fair on Wednesday, July 31 (11 a.m. - 2 p.m.) at Mount Vernon High School.
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Whether you are just starting or are an experienced professional, Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) offers a wide range of rewarding careers and the support to help you grow with us.

Our Values 

Our commitment to fostering a diverse, adaptable, and well-supported workforce is reflected in these core values:

  • Create a safe and culturally responsive environment that values staff voice
  • Recruit and retain staff who reflect the diversity of students and families
  • Provide meaningful continuous learning
  • Offer exceptional compensation
  • Strive for a balanced workload

Why Work at FCPS?

We're proud of our supportive work environment that helps you feel and do your best. 

  • Opportunities - Grow and advance in a division with 199 schools. 
  • Resources - Choose the training and development tools you need to succeed.
  • Health Care - Thrive with exceptional health-care coverage.
  • Well-Being - Nuture a healthy body and mind with holistic programs for well-being, family planning, and more. 
  • Location - Live in a thriving community, close to Washington, D.C. 

Stories From Our Staff

Meet some of our FCPS employees and hear their stories. When you join FCPS, we promise to support you in writing your own story. 

A mentorship turns into a friendship.

A journey from art teacher to principal of the year. 

Thank you to our teachers and staff. 

Understanding Requirements and Application Process

Requirements and application processes may differ based on the career type. Please review the specific career opportunities listed below to determine any unique requirements or application steps for each.

Types of Career Opportunities

We are committed to supporting a diverse workforce that adapts to future opportunities. 

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Teaching Opportunities

Administrative Opportunities 

Operational Opportunities

Other Career Opportunities

Teaching Opportunities

Let us help you make a difference in the lives of students. Come to us with your passion and goals, and FCPS will help you shape a fulfilling, purposeful, and lifelong career.

Administrative Opportunities

FCPS school-based leaders are committed to cultivating top-notch professional learning communities and creating environments that allow students to flourish. Our central office administrators are innovators who lead nationally recognized curricula and other programs to develop the next generation of instructional leaders. 

Operational Career Opportunities

Operational positions include school-based and central office staff, safety and security, facilities management, human resources, bus drivers, trades jobs, financial services, and information technology.

Summer Employment Opportunities

A variety of positions are available for summer employment. 

Additional Career Opportunities

FCPS offers career opportunities for non-contracted employment, including instructional and operational positions.

Employees, Applicants, and Retirees

Submit questions or concerns, as well as upload forms and other documents through the FCPS StaffConnect portal. Human Resources representatives are also available for assistance Monday – Friday (8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) by calling 571-423-3000 or 1-800-831-4331.