Other Career Opportunities
Additional Job Opportunities within FCPS
Central Title I Resource Teacher
218-day Teacher Scale
Description: The central Title I resource teacher serves as a member of the Title I team within the Office of Professional Learning and Family Engagement. This individual collaborates to provide professional learning and coaching experiences for implementation of effective instruction to assist Title I schools in meeting their school improvement goals. This individual works to advance Division efforts for closing achievement gaps, directly supporting teachers and collaborative teams at the elementary level with practical understandings and application of curriculum, instruction, and assessment for improved student learning. This individual also collaborates with staff from the Instructional Services Department to develop resources that support the elementary planning and pacing guides and to provide professional development focused on deep implementation of evidence-based, highly effective instructional practices. Additional responsibilities may include ongoing monitoring and support for Title I schools in meeting Virginia Department of Education requirements.
Qualifications: Must hold a valid Virginia teaching license with master’s degree and math specialist endorsements preferred. Requires a minimum of five years’ experience as a classroom or resource teacher at the elementary level with progressive leadership assignments. Should have experience 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 strengths and needs. Demonstrates knowledge of current research on student and adult learning. Demonstrates deep pedagogical content knowledge in mathematics, to include best practices for instruction and assessment. Essential skills include excellent oral and written communication, sound time management, strong organization, and effective collaboration.
To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to Danielle Cimino, firstname.lastname@example.org with a cover letter.
Curriculum Resource Teacher: Adapted Curriculum (One Year Only)
194-day Teacher Scale
Description: Supports curriculum development and revision projects for special student populations, specifically students with autism and intellectual and physical disabilities; reviews and develops curriculum materials; develops and conducts central and school-based staff development and acts as a resource for school staff on strategies to support instruction of students with low incidence disabilities.
Qualifications: Valid Virginia teaching license with endorsements in teaching field(s) appropriate to assignment plus three years' progressive teaching experience or equivalent experience with special student populations; knowledge of FCPS curriculum, instructional goals, and procedures and practices, and of growth, development and learning. Demonstrated skill in the ability to identify the support needs of students with autism, intellectual disabilities, and physical disabilities. Ability to identify and support the implementation of research-based instructional strategies. Skill in oral and written communications and human relations.
To Apply: Apply online! As this is after the FCPS internal transfer date, current FCPS teachers are not eligible to apply.
Speech-Language Pathologist, Early Childhood
194-day Teacher Scale
Position: Provides the broad range of speech and language services to schools and centers as defined in the Regulations Governing Special Education Programs for Children with Disabilities in Virginia by developing and implementing comprehensive services that include (1) identification of children with speech or language impairments; (2) diagnosis and appraisal of specific speech or language impairments; (3) referral for medical or other professional attention necessary for the habilitation of speech or language impairments; (4) counseling and guidance of parents, children, and teachers regarding speech and language impairments and developmentally appropriate speech and language acquisition, inclusive of dual language learners. Position responsibilities ensure school system's compliance with federal mandates of IDEA regarding services to students with disabilities.
Typical Tasks (illustrative only): Provides a broad range of speech and language services to Early Head Start and PreK classrooms in schools and centers in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations. Works with students, ages 6 weeks to 5 years, targeting a variety of disorders including articulation, voice, fluency, receptive and expressive language, pragmatics, apraxia, and dysphagia. Conducts speech-language screenings and potentially hearing screenings, identifies students failing screenings for evaluation consideration, provides pre-referral consultations, serves as team member for any students with suspected speech-language deficits; conducts comprehensive assessments to determine the existence of a disability, identifies students' communication strengths and weaknesses, prepares evaluation reports, presents speech-language assessment results at team meetings; describes student's functional speech and language skills as they relate to the student's ability to access and make progress in the curriculum; provides strategies to teaching teams appropriate to age and learning needs of individual students; collects and analyzes data for individual students as well as overall program evaluation; and collaborates with families, students, and staff. May travel from school to school in order to meet student or programmatic needs.
Qualifications: Candidates must hold a master's degree in speech-language pathology/communication disorders and meet state licensure requirements from the Virginia Board of Audiology and Speech Pathology, Department of Health Professions in order to practice speech-language pathology in Virginia.
Applications for Instructional Coach
Candidate Pool for 2018-19
218-Day Teacher Scale
Instructional Coaches are teacher leaders who have evidence of student achievement in the classroom teaching Language Arts/English and/or mathematics. Instructional Coaches partner with teachers to close achievement gaps through improving teaching and learning by providing job-embedded professional learning and instructional support in the content areas. They focus on closing the achievement gap in reading and math in a culture of collaboration. Teachers with expertise in English/Language Arts or Mathematics are urged to apply.
Instructional Coaches are on an eleven month (218 day) teacher contract with a start date of July 19, 2018.
- A 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.
- Preferred five years of progressive teaching experience with a strong understanding of the Fairfax County Program of Studies and the Virginia Standards of Learning objectives.
- 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:
- English/Language Arts or Math content and pedagogy
- Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills
- Strong knowledge and experience in leading the work of Professional Learning Communities
- Strong knowledge of FCPS Learning Model, current educational research, strategies for differentiating to meet the needs of diverse learners, and resources related to instruction and FCPS goals and objectives
- Experience leading teams of teachers and facilitating adult learning
To apply: Interested applicants may download application materials from http://fcpsnet.fcps.edu/plfe/ic/
Submit completed materials to InstructionalCoaching@fcps.edu
For questions, please contact Michelle Lis, Coordinator of Instructional Coaching at MLLIS@fcps.edu.
Part-Time hourly teachers for High School Equivalency (GED/ABE)
Adult Detention Center (day only)
Hourly HSE (GED/ABE) $34.36
Description: Fairfax County Adult High School (FCAHS) is seeking part time hourly teachers for High School Equivalency (GED/ABE) pathways for the 2018-19 school year to teach daytime classes at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center. We are seeking candidates in the following academic subjects: GED prep and Adult Basic Education in reading, language arts, and math.
Qualifications: All applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree to teach for the High School Equivalency (GED/ABE) pathway.
To apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to Trista Mason at email@example.com.
Substitute/Hourly Van Drivers
Description: On an assigned route or as a relief driver, operates an automotive van, truck, or related automotive vehicle to transport food, supplies, equipment, and money between designated schools.
Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of the tenth grade, plus some work experience preferably involving automotive transportation and/or delivery. Ability to operate, service, and maintain light automotive vehicle used for the transportation of food and food supplies; sufficient visual acuity, strength, and dexterity to lift, move, load, and unload food, supplies and equipment manually or with mechanical assistance, as assigned; ability to understand, interpret, and follow directions in English, both oral and written; sufficient ocular motor response time and visual acuity to operate a light, motorized vehicle safely at all times. Possession of an appropriate, valid motor vehicle operator’s license with a good driving record and no preventable accidents. Free from any infectious or communicable disease which, according to a determination by the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services, pose a risk of transmission through the handling of food.
To apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to Jessica Gilson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dining Room Assistants
Hourly $11.22 per Hour
Description: Assists students during lunch time. Supervises student clean-up, keeps order and dismisses students to their teachers.
Qualifications: Friendly, energetic, and assertive in maintaining expectations of cafeteria behavior, and loves working with children.
To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to the appropriate school contact listed below.
Centre Ridge ES
Tanya Siwik, email@example.com
Tim Paper, TSPaper@fcps.edu
Mari Arbach, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mirna Galeano, email@example.com
Homebound/Home-based Teachers Needed
Part-time, Hourly position
$34.36 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 teaching 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:
Ann Marie McDaniels
Edison, Lee, Hayfield, Mount Vernon, West Potomac, South County, West Springfield, and Lake Braddock Pyramids
Herndon, Langley, Madison, Oakton, South Lakes, Falls Church, Marshall, and McLean Pyramids
Annandale, Stuart, Centreville, Robinson, Chantilly, Fairfax, Westfield, Woodson Pyramids
Program Manager, Out-of-School Support
$20.34 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 https://www.fcps.edu/careers/career-opportunities/substitute-teaching.
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 https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/police/commontopics/joinourteam/schoolcrossingguard.