Other Career Opportunities

Additional Job Opportunities within FCPS

Behavior Intervention Teacher

Willow Oaks
218-day Teacher Scale

Description: The Department of Special Services, PreK-12 Office of Special Education Instruction, has a vacancy for a behavior intervention teacher for the 2018-2019 school year, effective July 19, 2018. The behavior intervention teacher works under the supervision of the program manager for Behavior Intervention Services, to provide assistance to assigned schools on the design and implementation of behavioral prevention and intervention strategies and support services. The teacher also collaborates with school staff and parents to problem solve appropriate behavioral interventions.

Qualifications: Must hold a valid Virginia teaching license with an endorsement in special education, as well as a Board Certified Behavior Analysis (BCBA) certificate or comparable Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) certification. Must have knowledge of ABA principals and knowledge of philosophy, regulations, methods, materials, practices, and procedures necessary for effective behavioral programming for students.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to apply: Interested and qualified candidates should email a resume and cover letter by May 29, 2018, to swcooner@fcps.edu or fax to 571-423-4106.

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Dean of Students/Resource Teacher

Woodson High School
194-day Teacher Salary Scale

Description: The dean of students/resource teacher position is available for the 2018-2019 school year at Woodson High School. Reporting directly to the principal, the dean of students will assist in the leadership and management of the school. Student management includes, but is not limited to, meeting with students concerning attendance issues; implementing and managing student behavior interventions; assisting in the coordination of communication between students, staff, and parents; planning and facilitating ongoing professional development for staff; and administering daily duties necessary for the safe and successful operation of the school. The role will also include opportunity for instructional leadership, including supporting school and division goals; promoting the Response to Intervention process; and supporting the work of various collaborative teams in the building.

Qualifications: Valid Virginia teaching license required. An administrative and supervision endorsement or active participation in administrative coursework is desired. The dean of students must be a self-starter who is able to identify needs and address them in a timely manner. The dean must also be proactive in the supervision of students during the day while working closely with the administrative and security team. Must have experience connecting with diverse populations.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to Carlyn Floyd, principal, at cefloyd@fcps.edu

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Early Childhood Disabilities Resource Teacher

Alan Leis Center
218-day Teacher Scale

Description: The Early Childhood Disabilities (ECD) resource teacher works in the Early Childhood Curriculum and Grant Management program to provide professional development opportunities and support for current and ongoing initiatives. The ECD resource teacher works with PreK: FECEP/Head Start/Early Head Start central office staff, teaching teams, school-based staff, students, families, Child Find and other community agencies. The ECD resource teacher works collaboratively with other central office staff, school-based staff and teaching teams to ensure implementation of quality educational inclusive practices.

Qualifications: Must have a master’s degree and a valid Virginia Postgraduate Professional License with endorsement in early childhood special education plus five years of progressive teaching experience in an early childhood setting. Must have a strong understanding of early childhood special education and instructional techniques and learning strategies and knowledge of state and federal law, including Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Parts B&C; policies; regulations; and procedures. Ability to work collaboratively with central office staff, teaching teams, families, Child Find staff, and other community agencies; ability to collaborate in the design, organization, and presentation of professional development opportunities; and ability to communicate clearly and succinctly, both orally and in writing.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to Katy Spalding kbspalding@fcps.edu  and Erin Blake, EABlake@fcps.edu

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Multicultural Studies Curriculum Resource Teacher

Willow Oaks
218-day Teacher Scale

Description: The multicultural studies curriculum teacher reports to the social studies coordinator and the director of the Office of PreK-12 Curriculum and Instruction.  The teacher works with the members of the social studies team as well as staff of the content areas to examine curriculum through the lens of the FCPS Learning Model to ensure the following priorities:  

  • Curriculum illuminates and questions biases, prejudices, and assumptions. 
  • Curriculum elicits a full picture of a given topic through various sources and perspectives.
  • Students connect to their curriculum and materials through appropriate multicultural representations and experiences.
  • Students’ voices and perspectives are valued in the educational experience.

Teacher collaborates within and between FCPS offices, and provides professional development and input in curriculum development. 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with Collegiate Professional License in education. Degree, coursework and/or experiences in topics related to multicultural education or cultural responsive practices is preferred.  Minimum of three years' successful experience as a teacher.  Demonstrates knowledge of the best practices of instruction and assessment.  Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience providing professional development and curriculum writing preferred.  

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to Colleen Eddy at caeddy@fcps.edu

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Secondary ESOL Instructional Support Teacher

Willow Oaks
218-day Teacher Scale

Description: The secondary English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) instructional support teacher is a member of the PreK-12 ESOL Team. The teacher provides leadership to improve teaching and learning for English learners (ELs) by differentiating, planning, implementing, monitoring, evaluating, assessing, and analyzing curriculum and instruction for ELs; serves as a resource for regions, schools and teachers; collaborates within and between FCPS offices and school teams; and provides professional learning.

Qualifications: Must hold a valid Virginia teaching license with an ESOL endorsement. A minimum of three years' successful experience teaching ESOL to middle and/or high school English learners with progressive leadership assignments. Candidate must demonstrate a strong understanding of the Fairfax County Program of Studies, Virginia Standards of Learning and the WIDA English language development standards, as well as a strong knowledge of content and pedagogy for English learners. Must possess strong interpersonal and collaborative skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, and  history of professional development and teacher leader activities.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to Pat Sheffield at pjsheffield1@fcps.edu

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Special Education Department Chair

Lanier Middle School
218-day Teacher Scale

Description: Performs a variety of duties required to manage the special education department of the assigned middle school. Assists teachers with the development of individualized education programs (IEP) and reevaluations. Acts as principal's designee for all IEP and reevaluation meetings. Assists all special education teachers and support staff for Category A programs as needed. Facilitates special education department meetings. Serves as support for administration as part of the school leadership team. Supports staff with data collection and analysis, as well as curriculum and instruction.

Qualifications: Must hold a valid teaching license in Virginia with an endorsement in special education. Master's degree preferred. Expert knowledge of division, state, and federal special education practices and procedures. Must be able to communicate with students, staff, parents and community members in a professional manner at all times. The successful candidate will possess technological skills sufficient for supporting a school vision of paperless documentation.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to Erin Lenart at eblenart@fcps.edu

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Special Education Department Chair

Luther Jackson Middle School
218-day Teacher Scale

Description: Performs a variety of duties required to manage the special education department of the assigned middle school. Assists teachers with the development of individualized education programs (IEP) and reevaluations. Acts as principal's designee for all IEP and reevaluation meetings. Assists all special education teachers and support staff for Category A programs as needed. Facilitates special education department meetings. Serves as support for administration as part of the school leadership team. Supports staff with data collection and analysis, as well as curriculum and instruction.

Qualifications: Must hold a valid Virginia teaching license with an endorsement in special education. Master's degree preferred. Expert knowledge of division, state, and federal special education practices and procedures. Must be able to communicate with students, staff, parents, and community members in a professional manner at all times. The candidate will possess the leadership skills necessary for successfully supporting the special education department. KTEA-III testing certification preferred.

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

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Special Education Department Chair

Luther Jackson Middle School
218-day Teacher Scale

Description: Performs a variety of duties required to manage the special education department of assigned middle school. Assists teachers with development of individual education programs (IEPs) and reevaluations. Acts as principal's designee for all IEP and reevaluation meetings. Assists all special education teachers and support staff for Category B programs as needed. Facilitates special education department meetings. Acts as school contact for Assistive Technology Services (ATS). Supports staff with data collection and analysis.

Qualifications: Must hold a valid teaching license in Virginia with an endorsement in special education. Master's degree preferred. Expert knowledge of division, state, and federal special education practices and procedures. Must be able to communicate with students, staff, parents and community members in a professional manner at all times. The successful candidate will possess technological skills sufficient for supporting a school vision of paperless documentation.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to Heather Bousman-Stanczak, assistant principal, at hdbousmansta@fcps.edu.

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Applications due May 29, 2018  for Great Beginnings Coaches for the 2018-2019 school year

The Office of Professional Learning and Family Engagement (OPLFE) is seeking coaches for the Great Beginnings programs for the 2018-2019 school year. Interested instructional employees in all grade levels and subject areas are encouraged to apply. Great Beginnings coaches receive a stipend as well as recertification points for licensure renewal.

Applicants should possess the following:

  • A minimum of 5 years of successful teaching with at least 3 years of experience in FCPS;
  • Extensive knowledge of curriculum and instruction, the FCPS Learning Model, Professional Learning Communities (PLCs), Portrait of a Graduate, and effective classroom management skills;
  • A desire to work with beginning or continuing instructional employees to support growth and learning in the profession;
  • Teacher leadership experience with highly effective communication and human relations skills;
  • Experience facilitating professional development for adults and knowledge of adult learning theory;
  • A commitment to collaboration and teamwork.

Interested applicants must be available approximately two days per month for professional development and after-school seminars during the school year. Applicants must also be available August 8-10 for the Coach Professional Development Institute and August 14-15 for the Great Beginnings Summer Institute. The application, a principal recommendation, and a colleague recommendation are required. 

For more information, please email greatbeginnings@fcps.edu

All applications and supporting materials must be received by Tuesday, May 29, 2018.  

Application materials can be accessed from the following links:

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Summer Learning Programs

Enrichment Site Director Opportunities

Demonstrate your leadership skills as the site director of the 2018 Tech Adventure Camp. The site director will work in conjunction with the central enrichment programs principal to supervise and monitor the staff, students and resources of the Tech Adventure Camp. Tech Adventure Camp Site Director will implement a program that gives students the opportunity to explore careers and technology. Tech Adventure Camp serves students who are in grades 5-7 during the 2017-2018 school year.
This program will be located at Lake Braddock Secondary School. 

Based on the FY 2018 budget, the Tech Adventure Camp site director shall receive the middle school assistant principal supplement, prorated for the number of program days. 

Site Director-Tech Adventure Camp (7/11-7/27) 

The Tech Adventure Site Director will implement a program that gives students the opportunity to explore careers and technology. Tech Adventure Camp serves students who are in grades 5-7 during the 2017-2018 school year. 
Qualifications: Minimum of five years successful teaching experience; person must hold or be part of an administrative degree program; and previous Tech Adventure Camp experience preferred.

Safety and Security Specialist – Enrichment Site Summer Learning Programs (IFTA, Tech Adventure Camp, E-IFTA, STEM Camp)

June 22 – July 27 

Experience as a safety and security specialist required; must have successfully completed compulsory certification training approved by the Virginia Center for School and be 21 years old at the time of appointment. The safety and security specialist supports the centrally located programs at the high school academic program site. Guides the development and implementation of a program for student security and supervision that fosters a safe environment and positive school–community relations, supports various aspects of student activities, and performs related duties as required or assigned. 

Safety and Security Assistant – Enrichment Site Summer Learning Programs (IFTA, Tech Adventure Camp, E-IFTA, STEM Camp)

June 22 – July 27 

Experience as a safety and security specialist or assistant required; must have successfully completed compulsory certification training approved by the Virginia Center for School and be 21 years old at the time of appointment. The safety and security assistant supports the centrally located enrichment programs. Assist with the development and implementation of a program for student security and supervision that fosters a safe environment and positive school–community relations, supports various aspects of student activities, and performs related duties as required or assigned. 

2018 Summer Learning 

Highlighted Opportunities 
Various Locations (Hayfield SS, South Lakes HS, Stuart HS and Lake Braddock SS)

 

2018 Summer Learning Programs and ESY

 

Academic Programs

 

Sites: Hayfield SS, South Lakes HS and Stuart HS

  • Credit Recovery – Including SOL remediation and ESOL
  • Online Campus

Enrichment Programs

 

Site: Lake Braddock Secondary School

  • Institute for the Arts (IFTA)
  • Tech Adventure Camp
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM)
  • Elementary Institute for the Arts (E-IFTA)

Extended School Year (ESY)

 

Various Locations

 

Preschool/Elementary

 

Sites:  Forestville, Franklin Sherman, Graham Road, Groveton, Halley, Hunters Woods, Island Creek, Laurel Ridge, Lees Corner, London Towne, Marshall Road, North Springfield, Parklawn, Sangster

 

Secondary

 

Sites: Herndon MS, Key MS, Frost MS

 

2018 ESY

Highlighted Opportunities
Various Locations

Apply for positions at 2018 Summer Learning Positions.

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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.

Qualifications:

  • 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.

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Homebound/Home-based Teachers Needed

Part-time, Hourly position $32.99 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:

Ann Marie McDaniels
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

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Long-Term Substitutes

Various Locations
$20.14 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.

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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

HR Connection

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