Site-Based Substitutes

Opportunities to substitute at a single work location


  • Site-based substitutes are responsible for instructing students in an elementary, middle, or high school setting serving special education, English as a Second Language, advanced academics, and resource classes, including Art, Music, Physical Education, Library, World Language, and/or other content area classes.
  • Site-based substitutes assume responsibility for all aspects of classroom instruction, assessments, and behavior management on a short-term or long-term basis. Implements teacher-created lesson plans or works collaboratively with a team of educators to generate lesson plans, providing differentiated strategies to instruct students at all levels in all content areas.
  • Site-based substitutes will be assigned to one school and will be expected to report to that school daily. However, if the need arises, the site-based substitute will be required to work in another school at the same level within the region.

Salary and Benefits

  • Site-based substitutes earn $24.86 per hour. 
  • Site-based substitutes will be offered the option of enrolling in FCPS health programs, including medical and dental.  They will also be able to participate in the FCPS 403(b) Deferred Compensation Retirement Savings Plan. 
    • Please note that there is not a retiree pay band for this position.*


  • Current teacher substitutes, student monitors, and hourly employees.
  • Applicants who meet one of the following criteria:
    • College transcripts reflecting 30 or more credits, or
    • Accepted into an accredited educational preparatory program within a college/university’s school of education, or
    • Completed a high school teacher preparatory course, like Teachers for Tomorrow or Educators Rising, or
    • Been employed as an Instructional Assistant for at least one school year in a K12 organization, or 
    • Have one full year of experience teaching preschool or in a school-aged childcare program.

To Apply

  • Interested applicants should send their resumes to the site-based school contact listed below. 

Current Vacancies

Region 1 Schools (Herndon, Oakton, Langley, Madison, and South Lakes Pyramids)

Cunningham Park Elementary School

Dogwood Elementary School

Great Falls Elementary School

Herndon Elementary School

Hughes Middle School

Lake Anne Elementary School

Madison High School

Mosaic Elementary School

Terraset Elementary School

Waples Mill Elementary School

Region 2 (Annandale, Falls Church, McLean, Marshall, and Justice Pyramids)

Annandale Terrace Elementary School

Bailey’s Elementary School

Bailey’s Upper Elementary School

Beech Tree Elementary School

Belvedere Elementary School

Braddock Elementary School

Bren Mar Park Elementary School

Columbia Elementary School

Falls Church High School

Franklin Sherman Elementary School

Freedom Hill Elementary School

Glasgow Middle School


Glen Forest Elementary School

Graham Road Elementary School

Holmes Middle School

Justice High School

Luther Jackson Middle School

Marshall High School

Mason Crest Elementary School

Parklawn Elementary School

Pine Spring Elementary School

Poe Middle School

Sleepy Hollow Elementary School

Timber Lane Elementary School

Westgate Elementary School

Westlawn Elementary School

Weyanoke Elementary School

Woodburn Elementary School

Region 3 Schools (Edison, Hayfield, Lewis, Mount Vernon, and West Potomac Pyramids)

Cameron Elementary School

Crestwood Elementary School

Fort Hunt Elementary School

Franconia Elementary School

Garfield Elementary School

Groveton Elementary School

Hollin Meadows Elementary School

Hybla Valley Elementary School

Key Middle School

Lorton Station Elementary School

Lynbrook Elementary School

Mount Eagle Elementary School

Mount Vernon High School

Mount Vernon Woods Elementary School

Riverside Elementary School

Rose Hill Elementary School

Sandburg Middle School

Saratoga Elementary School

Stratford Landing Elementary

Twain Middle School

Washington Mill Elementary School

Woodlawn Elementary School

Region 4 Schools (Centreville, Lake Braddock, Robinson, South County, and West Springfield Pyramids)

Centre Ridge Elementary School

Laurel Hill Elementary School

Liberty Middle School

Region 5 Schools (Chantilly, Fairfax, Westfield, and Woodson Pyramids)

Floris Elementary School

Frost Middle School

London Towne Elementary School

McNair Elementary School

Olde Creek Elementary School

Providence Elementary School

* Because site-based substitutes are expected to work every day, VRS retirees will need to consider the effect of accepting daily employment on their current and future retirement benefits. Retirees may call VRS toll-free at 1-888-827-3847 and/or the Social Security Administration for information on how earnings during retirement affect their eligibility for Social Security Benefits. Call toll-free at 1-800-772-1213 or visit the Social Security Administration website


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