Instructional Personnel - Applying Online

Applying for an instructional position

Instructional Application Process

Instructional positions are identified as teachers, school counselors, librarians, instructional assistants, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and speech pathologists.

Items to Gather Before Beginning Your Application

  • Educational history

  • Employment history (dates, contact info.)

  • Transcripts

  • Resume, cover letter, copy of teaching license, and other supporting documents

Step 1:  Search for Instructional Positions

Step 2:  Confirm you are qualified in the area(s) which you are interested

  • All applicants chosen for employment with Fairfax County Public Schools must meet the Virginia Department of Education’s licensure requirements.  By the contract start date for the position you are chosen, you must have or be eligible for a Virginia license.

  • For instructional assistant and substitute positions: All applicants must meet the qualifications as indicated under the job details.

Step 3:  Apply Online

  • After viewing the descriptions and qualifications of the job, click apply to job.

    • New applicants will need to create a login and complete the application.

    • Returning applicants will need to log in using their email address and password. If you need help logging in, please contact our Client Services Office at

  • Please remember to upload/attach your cover letter, resume, and any other required documents before submitting your application for consideration.

Step 4:  Be Proactive and Stay Connected

  • After you apply for a position, you will receive an email confirming your application has been received.

  • At any time, you will be able to log in to the system using the email and password you created to apply for new jobs and review the status of the position(s) for which you applied.

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