Teaching Jobs in Virginia

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Teach in Virginia

There are over 6,000 schools in Virginia to serve more than 1.2 million students across the state. Parents have a wide variety of school choices including traditional public schools, private schools, public magnet and charter schools, and virtual learning options. Whether you are looking to teach at the elementary grade level, middle school, or high school levels, you have a wide variety of teaching opportunities in Virginia.

If you are interested in teaching in Virginia, there are some larger school districts that provide many opportunities including Fairfax County, Prince William County, Virginia Beach City Public Schools, and Chesterfield County schools. Arlington, York County, and Loudoun County also have a variety of open positions for teachers. All student levels need qualified teacher candidates from elementary through high school.

Virginia Teacher Certification and Qualifications

To teach in a public or private school in Virginia, you will need to obtain a teaching license. To earn a Virginia teaching certificate you’ll need to hold a bachelor’s degree, complete a teacher education program that is state-approved, pass state-selected assessments, and complete the application process. The traditional path to licensure in Virginia leads to a five-year renewable certificate, the Collegiate Professional License. There are alternative paths to obtaining certification if you hold a bachelor’s degree but have not completed the state’s teacher prep program.

Let us help you find a teaching job in Virginia. We keep a list of current openings across the state including private and public school teaching positions. We can help you find a teaching position in the school setting that matches your skills, certification, and preferences. Openings are representative of a wide range of grade levels and subject areas from Virginia Beach to Harrisonburg, Fairfax to Martinsville. Whether you are certified for the elementary classroom, middle or high school subject area, let us help you find the best position for you.