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

NEW IRC#

Position

IRC138101

Early Childhood/Pre-School

IRC138558

Elementary

IRC138579

English

IRC138598

Library Media

IRC138618

ESOL

IRC138619

Mathematics

IRC138638

Language Immersion (Spanish)

IRC138639

Family and Consumer Sciences

IRC138658

Health

IRC138660

Montessori

IRC138678

Physical Education

IRC138698

Drama

IRC138718

Science

IRC138720

Social Studies  

IRC138719

Art

IRC138721

Instrumental Music

IRC138722

Vocal Music

IRC138723

Retire/Rehire

IRC138738

Dance

IRC138739

Italian

IRC138740

Language Immersion (Chinese)

IRC138743

Technology Education

IRC138741

Language Immersion (French)

IRC138758

Spanish

IRC138759

World Languages

IRC138760

Professional School Counselor

IRC138778

Special Education

IRC138798

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

Virtual Educator Hiring Events

Friday, July 10

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Candidates must register and interview with a PGCPS Recruiter to participate in the event. 

Candidate Registration closes on Monday, July 6

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/oSMoWdvrsS4H9ZpC8


Friday, July 31

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Candidates must register and interview with a PGCPS Recruiter to participate in the event. 

Candidate Registration closes on Monday, July 27.

Register now!

Teacher Job Fairs and Placement Events SY2020 have been cancelled.

PGCPS Virtual Credential Evaluation Sessions for Conditional Candidates Only

Candidates interested in becoming an Educator can request a virtual Evaluation for Certification. Simply, send us an email to us at HR.Recruitment@pgcps.org with the following: 

SUBJECT LINE: REQUEST FOR AN EVALUATION: First Name, Last Name, Content Area 

(SELECT ONLY 1 Content Area)

Body of the email should include the attachments below: 

  • Current Resume

  • ALL Transcripts (from EVERY college attended)  

  • Test Scores (if applicable)

  • Teaching License (if applicable)

  • Verification of Previous Experience Form (if applicable; attached)

**Incomplete Requests will not be Evaluated**

Candidates can learn more about the process by registering for an upcoming ‘So...You Want to be an Educator?’ Informational Webinar. Registration Link: https://forms.gle/jMLfsYVboj45PG3i8

Face-to-face sessions have been cancelled until further notice. 

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

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