Science Teacher (2024-25 SY)

Henrico County Public Schools | Henrico, VA, United States

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Posted Date 3/15/2024

Job Title

Science Teacher (2024-25 SY)


Henrico, VA, US

Organization Name

HCPS - Fairfield Middle School (Opportunity School)

About Us

Henrico County Public Schools is one of the six largest county public school divisions in Virginia with a nationally recognized educational program. Henrico County is a suburban community surrounding the city of Richmond, VA. We are 104 miles from the Atlantic Ocean to the east; 94 miles from the scenic Sky Line Drive to the west; 106 miles from Washington, D.C. to the north; and 75 miles from the North Carolina border to the south.

Our Mission: Henrico County Public Schools, an innovative leader in educational excellence, will actively engage our students in diverse educational, social, and civic learning experiences that inspire and empower them to become contributing citizens.

General Statement of Duties

This vacancy is for the coming 2024-25 SY.


Starting in the 2023-24 school year, Henrico County Public Schools will designate select schools with high rates of vacant positions and provisionally licensed staff as Opportunity Schools through the HCPS Career Ladder. This is a new pathway within the Career Ladder through which entire schools, selected by HCPS, receive compensation supplements, additional staffing resources and specialized professional learning.

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Plan, organize and deliver instruction to meet individual and group learning needs utilizing state guidelines and division curriculum.
  • Regularly exhibit considerable knowledge of learning theory and best practices.
  • Consistently act in the best interests of students and model appropriate behavior in all professional interactions.

Essential Duties

The physical demands of this assignment include the ability to sit and stand for extended periods and the ability to lift and move items weighing up to 25 pounds.

Professional Expectations:

  • Plans daily instructional activities for secondary students, demonstrating knowledge of subject matter and using state Standards of Learning and the curriculum of the district
  • Uses current school and division data to plan instruction
  • Develops formative and summative tests, using multiple tools to assess student learning on an ongoing basis, and alters instruction to meet group and individual needs
  • Maintains order within the classroom and school with proactive classroom management and a well-organized learning environment
  • Maintains records of student performance and attendance, and communicates this effectively with students and their parents
  • Selects, requisitions, and uses a variety of instructional materials to stimulate learning and meet the needs of all students
  • Communicates and coordinates instruction with other staff (special ed, gifted, remediation staff, etc.) relative to student learning
  • Stays abreast of current educational trends and best practices as these relate to classroom instruction and effective schools
  • Maintains professional manner when interacting with students, parents, patrons, community agencies and colleagues
  • Incorporates and models appropriate use of technology to support instruction and student learning
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree and a valid teaching license in the above mentioned curriculum are required.
  • Applicants with a Bachelor's degree, relevant college course work and passing Praxis test scores will be considered.

Additional Information

This posting is for the 2024-25 SY.

  • Minimum annual starting salary: $54,602 Bachelors, $57,223 Masters *. Additionally, this position also includes a $3000 stipend.

(*The compensation listed above is based on the current 2023-24 SY compensation rates and may be subject to any increases provided in the 2024-25 HCPS school board budget to be released in May.)

(Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted by the school.)

How To Apply

To be considered for this vacancy, you should upload the following documents and credentials:

  • Teaching Resume
  • Copy of your Virginia or out-of-state teaching license
  • Official or unofficial college transcripts
  • Copies of your Praxis scores (if available)

Information may be uploaded to our online recruiting platform at or mailed to the address below.

Mailing Address: Henrico County Public Schools

Department of Human Resources

P. O. Box 23120

3820 Nine Mile Road

Henrico, VA 23223

The School Board of Henrico County is committed to nondiscrimination with regard to sex (including pregnancy), gender, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, ancestry, age, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law (except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification), in employment or in its programs and activities.

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Main Organization

Public Schools

Public Schools

Employment Status

Permanent Part-Time

Permanent Part-Time

Amount of Travel

Work At Home

Salary54,602.00 Annual
Education | Sciences | Teaching
Classroom Teacher

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