5 Reasons to Join Us

Nationally-Recognized Professional Development: Third in the state for Nationally Board Certified Teachers. PGCPS leads the industry! Mentorship, monthly professional development and a robust leadership pipeline support teachers seeking to advance their careers.

We Are #PGCPSPROUD: PGCPS is embarking on an ambitious new chapter of #PGCPSPride! Be a part of our journey!

Innovation and Opportunity: Whether you choose to teach in one of our specialized programs or in a community school, you have options! Create a path aligned to your interests and enjoy cutting edge technology to bring your classroom to life!

Location, Location, Location: Bordering the nation's capital, we offer affordability and generous benefits including: laptop computers, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and incentives to serve in our high needs schools.

Community-powered Schools: Strong ties with community partners, leaders, parent organizations and local colleges and universities help bring the community into your classroom! Our partners go above and beyond to invest in our schools.

 Why I Stay: Hear From Our Employees

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Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) is seeking dynamic educators from across the nation who believe all children can achieve greatness. We are looking for talented educators who are committed, focused on making a difference, and hold (or are eligible) for a teacher certificate issued by the Maryland State Department of Education. We encourage you to submit an application online today! Human Resources reviews applications, credentials and other pertinent details frequently. A candidate selected for an interview will be contacted by an HR Partner or Administrator.

How to Apply on iRecruitment

STEP 1: Apply Online

Using either Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox, navigate to www.pgcps.org/careers/ and click on “Apply Now: Immediate Openings”.

Please be sure to upload the following documents to your application:

  • Resume

  • Two (2) letters of professional recommendations

  • Unofficial transcript(s)

  • Teaching certificate (if applicable)

  • Praxis or state specific test reports (if applicable)

TIP: A list of IRCs or vacancy announcements are listed below in case you are unable to find your specific content area online. When you search for an IRC, do not include spaces.

See example below:

STEP 2: GALLUP TEACHERINSIGHT

Complete the Gallup TeacherInsight Survey. All eligible applicants will receive an email link and a unique access code to complete the survey within 2-3 business days of submitting an application.

TIP: Check your “spam” folder if you do not receive an email after 2-3 business days.

STEP 3: Next Steps

After completing Gallup, a human resources representative will review your application and contact you if necessary. You will receive an invitation to participate in the next PGCPS job fair if your application has been deemed as Eligible for Interview.

Questions?

Visit our Teacher Application Frequently Asked Questions page. If you still have questions, please feel free to contact our Employee Services Center at (301) 780-2191.

IRC Numbers

IRC NUMBER

CONTENT AREA

IRC NUMBER

CONTENT AREA

IRC116158

Art

IRC116171

Mathematics

IRC116159

Early Childhood/Pre-School

IRC116172

Montessori

IRC116160

Elementary

IRC116173

Physical Education

IRC116161

English

IRC116174

Professional School Counselor

IRC116162

ESOL

IRC116175

Science

IRC116163

Family and Consumer Sciences

IRC116176

Social Studies

IRC116164

Health

IRC116177

Spanish

IRC116165

Instrumental Music

IRC116178

Special Education

IRC116166

Italian

IRC116182

Technology

IRC116167

Language Immersion (Chinese)

IRC116179

Vocal Music

IRC116168

Language Immersion (French)

IRC116183

Dance

IRC116169

Language Immersion (Spanish)

IRC116181

World Languages

IRC116170

Library Media

IRC116558

Drama/Theater

IRC117238

Russian

   

PGCPS Hiring Process

Instructional and Related Professionals

  • Interested candidates are encouraged to visit  us at a Recruitment event and/or apply online for a Preliminary Interview (if eligible). All candidates will receive a status update to their online application via email.

  • After applying, a human resources representative will review your application to certify eligibility for a Maryland Teaching Certificate.

  • After initial interview, eligible candidates may be referred for a second interview with an administrator and/or their designee(s). All candidates must have a completed online employment application, have the Gallup TeacherInsight assessment, and provided two current letters of professional references.

  • Placement events occur throughout the spring and summer for candidates who are recommended for hire. Once a placement is finalized, candidates will complete a background check, onboarding, and orientation. Hiring decisions will be made at each event. Candidates who are recommended for hire may sign an Advance Contract to join Prince George’s County Public Schools for the next school year.

  • All offers of employment will be made through the Division of Human Resources.

  • If you received a degree or attended school outside of the U.S. or U.S. Territories, your credentials must be evaluated by an independent agency. View the list of approved agencies that evaluate foreign credentials.

Current Openings

Whether you choose to teach in one of our specialized programs or in a community school, you have options! Create a path aligned to your interests and enjoy cutting edge technology to bring your classroom to life!

We are currently accepting applications in all subjects and grade levels.

Click here to discover more about our vast specialized classroom opportunities

Job Fairs

We invite you to view our recruitment calendar, learn about upcoming hiring events and join us at an event near you! All applicants must apply online at www.pgcps.org.

Teacher Job Fairs and Placement Events  SY2019

Date

Event Type

Location

Time

 
MARCH 2019
March 18, 2019      Career Connections with PGCPS      High Point High School 5:30pm - 7:30pm
March 21, 2019 Recruitment      Hampton University (Hampton, VA)  
March 21, 2019 Recruitment  Towson University Teacher Recruitment Fair (Towson, MD)  
March 25, 2019 Career Connections with PGCPS  William Beanes Elementary School 5:30pm - 7:30pm
March 27, 2019 Recruitment  PERC Education Recruitment Event (Pittsburgh, PA)  
March 29, 2019 Recruitment  Delaware State University Education Career Fair (Dover, DE)  
 
APRIL 2019
April 1, 2019 Recruitment  Penn State Education Career Day (State College, PA)  
April 3, 2019 Recruitment  Greater Philadelphia Teacher Job Fair (Oaks, PA)  
April 4, 2019 Career Connections with PGCPS Francis Scott Key Elementary School 5:30pm - 7:30pm
April 12, 2019      Career Connections with PGCPS Thurgood Marshall Middle School 5:30pm - 7:30pm
April 18, 2019 Recruitment  Massachusetts Educational Recruiting Consortium (MERC) (Boston, MA)  
April 20, 2019 Recruitment  Trinity University Career Fair (Washington, DC)  
April 23, 2019 Career Connections with PGCPS Port Towns Elementary School 5:30pm - 7:30pm
April 29, 2019 Recruitment  Howard University (Washington, DC)  
       

MAY 2019

May 1 - 4, 2019 Recruitment  Hispanic Association of Colleges and University(HACU) Conference/Puerto Rico Teacher Recruitment (San Juan, PR)  

May 4,  2019
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Job Fair

Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School

7am-4pm

May 9, 2019 Job Fair  Teacher Job Fair (New York, NY)  

JUNE 2019

June 19, 2019

Placement Event

Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School

7am-4pm

June 26, 2019

Placement Event

Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School

7am-4pm

       

JULY 2019

July 10, 2019

Placement Event

Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School

7am-4pm

July 17, 2019

Placement Event

Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School

7am-4pm

July 24, 2019

Placement Event

Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School

7am-4pm

July 31, 2019

Placement Event

Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School

7am-4pm

       

AUGUST 2019

August 7, 2019

Placement Event

Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School

7am-4pm

August 14, 2019

Placement Event

Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School

7am-4pm

August 21, 2019

Placement Event

Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School

7am-4pm

PGCPS Credential Evaluation Sessions for Conditional Candidates Only

Credential Evaluation Sessions are designed for prospective educators who do not possess a valid Maryland or out-of-state teaching license. This unique opportunity will allow candidates an opportunity to have their credentials reviewed to determine the number of credits and assessment(s) needed to become a certified teacher in Maryland


SY2019 Credential Evaluation Session Dates

   

Wednesday, March 27  

9am to 1pm

Wednesday, April 24

9am to 1pm

   

Monday, May 20

9 am to 1 pm

Friday, June 14

9am to 1pm

   

Monday, June 24

9am to 1pm

Tuesday, July 9

7:30 am to 12 noon

   

Tuesday, July 16

7:30 am to 12 noon

Wednesday, July 24

1:30pm to 5:30pm

   

Tuesday, July 30

7:30 am to 12 noon

Tuesday, August 6th

1:30pm to 5:30pm

   

Tuesday, August 13

7:30 am to 12 noon

Tuesday, August 20

1:30pm to 5:30pm

*All applicants must apply online to attend: https://erp.pgcps.org | Questions: email hr.recruitment@pgcps.org

Salary and Benefits

More than just an apple a day…PGCPS offers a competitive benefits package!  Certified teachers earn $48K - $103K annually. Among our incentives: laptop computers, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and incentives to serve in our high needs schools.

Salary Scales for Prince George's County Educators' Association (PGCEA):

Our compensation package includes:

  • Personal Laptop
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Excellent Medical Benefits
  • Maryland State Pension
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Recruitment Incentives

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