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

SY19-20 Nationwide Recruitment Events

Date

Event

Type of Event

Location

9/6/19

Peace Corps 

Career Fair

Washington, DC

9/18/19

FAMU

Career Fair

Tallahassee, FL

9/19/19

Florida State

Career Fair

Tallahassee, FL

10/29/19

Towson University

Education Career Fair

Towson, MD

10/30/19

Bowie State

Career Expo

Bowie, MD

11/4/19

Penn State

Education Career Fair

State College, PA

11/4/19

University of Texas, San Antonio

Education Career Fair

San Antonio, TX

11/5/19

Texas A&M - Kingsville

Education Career Fair

Kingsville, TX

11/7/19

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley - Brownsville

Education Career Fair

Brownsville, TX

11/8/19

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley - Edinburg

Education Career Fair

Edinburg, TX

11/20/19

Notre Dame of Maryland

Education Career Fair

Baltimore, MD

2/18/20

Liberty University 

Education Career Fair

Lynchburg, VA

2/22/20

AREA Teacher Recruitment Fair

Education Career Fair

Ocean City, MD

TBD

Old Dominion University

Education Career Fair

Norfolk, VA

TBD

Northern Illinois University

Education Career Fair

DeKalb, IL

3/10/20

NC A&T

Education Career Fair

Greensboro, MD

3/11/20

University of Maryland - College Park (MMEE)

Education Career Fair

College Park, MD

TBD

MERC (Maryland)

Education Career Fair

Baltimore, MD

3/17/20

Millersville University

Education Career Fair

Millersville, PA

3/17/20

James Madison University

Education Career Fair

Harrisonburg, VA

3/18/20

George Mason University

Education Career Fair

Fairfax, VA

3/21/20 

AREA Teacher Recruitment Fair

Education Career Fair

Middletown, DE

3/25/20

PERC

Education Career Fair

Pittsburgh, PA

3/26/20

University of Maryland Eastern Shore/Salisbury

Education Career Fair

Salisbury, MD

TBD

Bowie State University

Career Fair

Bowie, MD

TBD

College of William and Mary

Education Career Fair

Williamsburg, VA

TBD

Delaware State University 

Career Fair

Dover, DE

TBD

Hampton University

Career Fair

Hampton, VA

TBD

Kutztown University

Education Career Fair

Kutztown, PA

TBD

Stevenson University

Interview Day

Stevenson, MD

TBD

Towson University

Interview Day

Towson, MD

TBD

Longwood University

Education Career Fair

Farmville, VA

3/30/20

Central New York Teacher Recruitment Days

Education Career Fair

Cortland, NY

4/1/20

Greater Philidelphia Teacher Job Fair

Education Career Fair

Oaks, PA

4/1/20

Rochester Area Teacher Recruitment Day

Education Career Fair

Brockport, NW

4/2/20

Buffalo Area Teacher Recruitment Day

Education Career Fair

Buffalo, NY

4/6/20

Penn State Education Career Day

Education Career Fair

State College, PA

4/23/20

MERC Boston

Education Career Fair

Boston, MA

TBD

Frostburg State University

Education Career Fair

Frostburg, MD

TBD

Howard University

Education Career Fair

Washington, DC

TBD

Notre Dame University of Maryland

Interview Day

Baltimore, MD

TBD

Puerto Rico Education Fair

Education Career Fair

Puerto Rico

TBD

University of the District of Columbia (UDC)

Career Fair

Washington, DC


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  SY2020


Wednesday, November 13
'Support to Teacher' Interest Meeting
Rosa Parks Elementary School
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
(Eligible candidates must hold a conferred bachelor's degree)

Saturday, December 7th
Dr. Henry A. Wise HS
8:00 am - 12 pm
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Saturday, April 25th
Dr. Henry A. Wise HS
8:00 am - 12 pm

June 24th, 26th or 30th
(Awaiting confirmation of actual date)
Dr. Henry A. Wise HS
8:00 am - 12 pm

Wednesday, July 8th
Dr. Henry A. Wise HS
8:00 am - 12 pm

Wednesday, July 15th
Dr. Henry A. Wise HS
8:00 am - 12 pm
*HR Processing & Credential Evaluations Only

Wednesday, July 22nd
Dr. Henry A. Wise HS
8:00 am - 12 pm

*Wednesday, July 29th
Dr. Henry A. Wise HS
8:00 am - 12 pm
*HR Processing & Credential Evaluations Only

Wednesday, August 5th
Dr. Henry A. Wise HS
8:00 am - 12 pm
*Last Hiring Event of the Season

 

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

Wednesday, November 20th
Sasscer Administration Building
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Register for the session

Wednesday, January 29th
Sasscer Administration Building
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Wednesday, February 26th
Sasscer Administration Building
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Wednesday, March 25th
Sasscer Administration Building
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Wednesday, May 27th
Sasscer Administration Building
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Wednesday, June 17th
Sasscer Administration Building
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Wednesday, July 15th
Dr. Henry A. Wise HS
8:00 am - 12 pm

Wednesday, July 29th
Dr. Henry A. Wise HS
8:00 am - 12 pm

Wednesday, August 12th
Sasscer Administration Building
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Wednesday, August 19th
Sasscer Administration Building
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Wednesday, August 26th
Sasscer Administration Building
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

*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 - $108K 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

View all New Employee Benefits