Former Employees

Former Employees Make Excellent Substitutes

Former employees are able to apply online to be a substitute teacher or a substitute instructional assistant through the FCPS Instructional Talent Gateway.

When applying to be a substitute teacher, please have the following documents ready to upload.

  • Resumé
  • Proof of Qualifications
    • For Substitute Teacher...
      • Former FCPS employees who were contracted or substitute assistant/attendant and non-instructional personnel
      • Copy of undergraduate college transcripts, if not previously uploaded into the application, that shows 30 credit hours or more (grade reports, graduate transcripts, or college diplomas are not accepted)*** An exception may be provided for applicants who do not have a minimum of 30 college credits but are enrolled in an approved teacher education preparatory program or participated in a teacher introduction course in high school, like Teachers for Tomorrow.
    • For Substitute Instructional Assistant or Attendant...
      • Former FCPS employees who were non-instructional personnel:
      • Copy of high school diploma***, if not previously uploaded into the application
  • Recommendation Letters – must be dated within the last 12 months and hand-signed
    • One letter is required and must be from a current employer, if applicable; otherwise one from a previous employer is acceptable.

***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. 

After completing the application process, call the Office of Substitute Employment at 571-423-3030 option #1.

View Instructional Opportunities

Includes Teacher, School Counselor, Librarian, Instructional Assistant and Substitute Teacher and Assistant positions.

HR Connection

Question for Human Resources? Submit it through the HR Connection portal or call 571-423-3000 or 1-800-831-4331.