Application Instructions for Teaching Positions
(Includes Counselors, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, Psychologists)
We carefully screen all applications to ascertain which applicants will be invited to interview for positions. We conduct this screening based on review of the required information which you submit with your application. Applications are not processed unless all required information is included with the application. Incomplete applications are invalidated and discarded. Please do not contact individual schools regarding vacancies.
For information on Virginia Department of Education licensure regulations click here
Online application instructions and requirements:
Requested Documents to Complete Your Application:
If you are unable to upload your information you can send your documents to the following address:
An up to date resume with all work experience.
Transcripts: Copies of all college transcripts unless you currently hold a valid Virginia teaching license (Unofficial copies of transcripts are acceptable). License: Submit copies of teaching licenses or letter of eligibility for a Virginia license. (For information on how to become licensed to teach in Virginia click here.) Professional Teacher Assessment Scores: Applicants with fewer than two years of full time teaching experience must submit scores.
Human Resources Applications Processing
Arlington Public Schools
1426 North Quincy Street, Arlington, VA 22207
APPLYING FOR A SPECIFIC VACANCYYou are encouraged to update information within your application at any time. Please keep your contact information current. Arlington Public Schools requests that candidates do not contact schools regarding employment. Any questions regarding employment must be directed to Human Resources at 703-228-6189 or 703-228-6101.
To view all of your documents we have one file, click on the "View Application/View Submitted or Uploaded Documents" link when you log into your application. Continue monitoring our website for openings and feel free to apply to any job you are interested in by selecting the job in your application and re-submitting your application.
- Once you select a job(s) and submit your application your name is provided to the administrator as an interested candidate. It is then up to the administrator to review your information and decide which candidates to interview. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee an interview for each application received.
Human Resources maintains a pool of screened applicants for each teaching area. As we become aware of immediate and future vacancies, qualified applicants are selected for screening interviews. Applicants whose credentials and experience suggest the greatest potential for success in Arlington will be invited for a screening interview. Those selected are placed on active referral and are given priority for interviews with principals or other administrators for vacant positions.
Applicants who are on active referral and who are referred for a specific vacancy will be interviewed by the principal or appropriate administrator. The principal or administrator will make recommendations to Human Resources to fill the vacancy.
Notification of Employment
Notification of employment comes only from Human Resources. If selected for a position, you will be informed by Human Resources of your starting date and the terms and conditions of employment. You will be contacted regarding a date and time to come to Human Resources to sign your contract and other appropriate documents.
Applications are active for the school year for which you apply. Please notify the Human Resources in writing to reactivate your application for an additional year.
Communication with Human Resources
Human Resources will contact you if there is a need for information or if you are selected for an interview. Changes in the information on your application can be done online. Please do not contact schools regarding employment or to setup interviews.
Interns are assigned to school psychologists in the school setting, under supervision of the Director of
Pupil Services, in the Department of Student Services. School psychologists provide a wide range of
support services to their schools, including behavioral intervention at the school, class or individual
level, consultation with staff and parents, peer and community education, group and individual
counseling, risk assessments, crisis management, and psychological evaluations. School psychology
interns are offered the opportunity to participate in all of these activities alongside their building level