How do I apply for a teaching position?
Please visit the following page: https://aacps.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx?jcat=Certificated
What supplementary materials do I need to attach to my application?
When applying for a teaching position with AACPS, please be sure to include the following documents with your application:
- Updated Resume
- Copy of any valid teaching certificates you possess (if applicable)
- Unofficial transcript for all degrees awarded (transcripts should show the date your degree was conferred)
- Copies of passing test scores required for teacher certification
- Two professional references (you will have an opportunity to provide reference information at the time of application)
This information can also be found on our Teacher Recruitment Page
Should I send my resume to the Office of Human Resources or to the school at which I want to work?
Please upload your resume when you apply online. You will have the opportunity to update your resume at any time.
Do I need to send official transcripts when I apply?
Official transcripts will be requested once you have secured a position. Unofficial transcripts should be uploaded during the application process.
Do I need a teaching certificate (or be eligible for one) in order to be considered for a teaching position in AACPS?
AACPS typically hires teachers who hold or are eligible to obtain a Standard Professional Certificate (SPC) or Advanced Professional Certificate (APC); however, in certain critical shortage areas, candidates who are eligible for a conditional certificate may be considered.
If I am not a certified teacher, where can I get information about the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) certification requirements?
Please visit the MSDE Certification Page
Does AACPS offer alternative teacher certification programs?
Yes, we offer two alternative teacher certification programs for candidates interested in teaching secondary content areas and special education (all grade levels). Please our Teacher Recruitment Page for more information on these programs.
How long is the hiring process?
The length of the hiring process can depend on many factors, which may include: the number of current open positions, the number of applicants, and how quickly the candidate provides the required documents. To ensure the process moves as quickly as possible, please upload the required documents when you apply or upon request of the Human Resources Recruiter. Candidates will be able to see the status of their applications throughout the process.
If I apply to multiple positions, do I need to provide additional references?
At least two (2) professional references are required for your application. Once you provide your references, they are connected to all positions you apply for. If additional references are needed based on the position, you will be notified.