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Join the RCPS Team!

The Roanoke City School Board approved a 5% salary increase for employees throughout the division in the 2023-2024 school year! Starting teacher pay is $49,656.
Apply Today!
RCPS is hiring for the 2023-2024 school year.
Are you a teacher, administrator, or in a leadership position and looking to join Roanoke City Public Schools? Click on the Apply Now button below for information on open positions and to apply today!
Click here to apply for teacher and administrative positions today!
Are you looking for a position as a custodian, in maintenance, as an instructional assistant, or in a clerical position?
Click on the I'm Interested button below to fill out an interest form and to be contacted by a member of our Human Resources team!
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Job Fairs
RCPS periodically hosts job fairs for open positions. Click here for more information.

Roanoke City Public Schools offers highly competitive pay! We also offer a comprehensive benefits package for all full-time employees, which includes:

• Medical, dental, and vision insurance, including no-cost medical and dental plans • Health savings account, with funds deposited by RCPS on your behalf, or a health flexible spending account
Membership in the Virginia Retirement System, along with non-VRS 457 and Roth retirement account options
Cancer & accident plans
Employee assistance program
• And more!

RCPS also believes in lifelong learning, and we are proud to provide every employee with access to high-quality courses and workshops through our Department of Professional Learning.

Hear from our teachers about why they choose to work for Roanoke City Public Schools:

About RCPS

Our mission is to provide an inclusive and equitable, student-centered culture that empowers lifelong learning. Through meaningful, relevant, and engaging learning opportunities, we will empower all students to dream, excel, and meet their full potential to benefit our city and its citizens.

Our core beliefs:
• We put students first.
• We embrace equity and celebrate diversity.
• We value effective, high-quality instruction.
• We value our community.
• We value YOU!

We have 17 elementary schools, five middle schools, two high schools, and four programs across the Star City, and they all have something in common: teachers and staff making a difference in students' lives every day.

Working for RCPS provides our employees with the unique opportunity to have a positive impact on students and shape the next generation, no matter your position or title! You are able to serve and support our students while also working in a position that matches your strengths and interests.

Call Human Resources today at (540) 853-2502 to learn more about what RCPS has to offer you!

40 Douglass Avenue NW, Roanoke, VA 24012 Phone 540-853-2502