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Recruiting a Diverse Workforce

Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) is highly committed to building a system to reflect the growing diversity of our students, our community, and our workforce. 

Diversity makes us great. Come join us:

Great Pay and Benefits

PGCPS is a high-achieving school system that values diversity, but that isn’t the only reason to seek a career with us. We offer competitive salaries and benefits that include health care, paid leave, and tuition reimbursement. Learn more about benefits at PGCPS.

House Bill 486

House Bill 486 (HB486) is a newly passed legislative bill with an effective date of July 1, 2019.  House Bill 486, Child Sexual Abuse and Sexual Misconduct Prevention,  will require all Maryland school systems to add an additional component to the applicant screening and hiring process to help ensure the safety of our students.  The request for this information may take up to 20 days for PGCPS to receive, review, and prepare the applicants for hire. If your request is in regards to HB 486 for the completion of an Employment History Review Form, please forward your request to

Salary Cap

Effective July 1, 2019, external applicants whose position fall within the PGCEA bargaining unit, will be hired at a maximum entry level of Step 10 on the salary scale.

External applicants whose position fall within the ACE-AFSCME, Local 2250 bargaining unit, may be hired at a maximum entry level of Step 06 on the salary scale.

Basic Skills Assessment Policy: Praxis I

Effective September 5 2019, Maryland State Board of Education approved the acceptance of a 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) in lieu of a passing score on an approved basic skills assessment when applying for a Maryland Educator License.

Temporary Employees

Equal Opportunity

Prince George's County Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer. Prince George's County Public Schools does not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, age, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation or genetic information unrelated to the individual’s ability to perform his/her job.