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Why Join PGCPS

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.

FI-reading-hispanic-family-sitting-on-the-sofa reading-a-book-together.jpgSalary and Benefits: Our Focus Is You

We’re glad you’re here. While you focus on the success of our students, we focus on offering comprehensive and competitive health, wellness, income security and retirement benefits to support you and your family. Welcome to the Benefits information page! We are excited that you are interested in becoming an employee of Prince George’s County Public Schools. As an employee, your benefits are a very important part of the “employment package” you will receive.

Please take a look at the robust benefits package that Prince George’s County Public Schools offer:

  • Salary Scales for Educators
  • Relocation Assistance Program
  • Payroll Services for All Employees
  • Supplemental Retirement (TSA)
  • College Savings Plan
  • Direct Deposit
  • Tax Forms
  • Non-Maryland Resident Tax Form
  • Sick and Safe Leave
  • Payroll FAQs
  • Pension Plan
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Supplemental Life and Long-Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Download the Benefits Overview Brochure

View all available benefits for new employees


Teacher Certification

How to get certified: 

For more info and assistance, contact the Certification Office 

Pathways to Teaching:

We’re hiring a wide range of growth-minded educators to join PGCPS! Which one describes you? If one of these describes you, then keep scrolling. Find out why PGCPS may be the right place for you.
Pathways to Teaching

Teacher Spotlight

We proudly recognize the hard work and dedication of our employees through our annual PGCPS Awards and Recognition events. See how we celebrate our educators.

What Employees are saying

"As a PGCPS teacher intern, I mostly enjoy collaborative planning. I love working alongside amazing educators and brainstorming ways to make progress in our small group lesson plans and setting goals for our learners. I also enjoy talking with the admin team and discussing ways we can make progress as a school." - Samuel Nysaya

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Apply for a position now using Frontline

Teacher Application Process 

"How to Get Started" Email

Basic Requirements

Step-by-step process

  1. VISIT Frontline  and complete online application
  2. Application is screened for eligibility and updated via email
  3. Eligible candidates are invited to interview with Principals
  4. Recommendation for hire and sign New Teacher Agreement
  5. Participate in New Employee Onboarding and Professional Development

Substitute Teacher Opportunities

Applicants with a passion for education that desire flexibility to customize their work schedule, choose their desired school location, and grade level can view Substitute vacancies. Applicants may also email inquiries regarding becoming a Substitute Teacher at

Not ready to apply yet? Would you like to learn more? PGCPS Recruiters are committed to learning about your experience, and serve as a liaison with you identifying your ‘best fit’ school. Connect with our team at

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