General Questions

  • How do I apply for a position with Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS)?

    To view our open positions and apply for current openings, click here

    Do I have to submit my employment application online?

    Yes, all employment applications must be submitted through our online applicant tracking system. However, if you do not have access to a computer, you can visit our Central Office location at 2644 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD, 21401 to complete an online application. You can also complete an application on your mobile device provided you have internet access.

    How long does my application remain active?  

    Applications for classified positions remain active for one year from the month in which they were received.  Applicants may request that their application remain active for an additional year by contacting the Human Resources Clerk at 410-222-5070. Teacher applications are active from October to October.  Applications received after July 1 will remain active until October of the following year. Teacher applicants are contacted by Human Resources to determine if they want their application forms to remain active for an additional year.

    What are the organization's work hours?  

    Hours of work vary depending on the assignment and department.  When you are hired, your supervisor will advise you of your work hours and reporting time. 

    When do employees get paid?  

    Payday occurs on a bi-weekly basis every other Wednesday and employees are paid by direct deposit. Permanent 12-month employees are paid up-to-date with the exception of Unit III (AFSCME) employees, whose pay is always two weeks behind. New teachers are paid over 12 months (26 pays).  Teachers who are still paid over 10 months may elect to change their pay status each June.  Temporary workers and substitute teachers are paid two weeks behind.

    Do individuals hired for a temporary position have to be fingerprinted?  

    All new employees of the school system are required to undergo a background investigation, regardless of whether they are permanent employees with benefits or temporary/contractual workers.  Fingerprinting must be completed prior to an employee’s first day on the job.  The fee for fingerprinting is currently $58.25.