Job Openings

  • Click HERE for job openings.

    Click HERE for Teacher Residency Program.

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Retirees wanted!

  • Since 2016, retired teachers have been able to return to teaching​ in critical shortage areas​, earn a full salary and continue to receive VRS retirement pay. Virginia established this innovative program to encourage experienced educators to return to teach in schools that need their expertise, insight and talents. Petersburg City Public Schools encourages retired teachers to take advantage of this opportunity to make a difference while boosting their finances.

    Click here for complete details.
    Click here for job openings.
    ​​Click here for 2016 letter to retired teachers.

Employment Opportunities

  • We are digging deeper and growing higher to transform Petersburg City Public Schools. The school system is focused like a laser on these goals:

    Accredited schools

    • Teach the Virginia Standards of Learning
    • Know what students have learned and not learned
    • Provide instructional interventions during the school day

    Increased student attendance — 95%

    • Communicate student attendance expectations
    • Monitor attendance data
    • Provide early interventions

    Increased access and opportunity for students

    • Diploma Plus — The Petersburg Way 

    Located in central Virginia, Petersburg City Public Schools educates 4,100 students in eight schools (four elementaries with grades K-5, a middle school with grades 6-8, a high school with grades 9-12, a prekindergarten and an alternative school). More than 75 percent of student families are economically disadvantaged. The student population is 90 percent black, and the number of students who are English learners is growing.

    In addition to working where you are most needed, benefits for teachers include a laptop, tuition assistance, free/discounted college classes, free classroom supplies, financial supplements for master’s and doctoral degrees, ongoing professional development and teacher licensing exam tutorials.

    Click here to see open positions. We are unable to accept or respond to resumes for positions that are not posted. 

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Eligibility Verification

  • Petersburg City Public Schools is committed to compliance with federal laws requiring that the district only hire workers who are lawfully entitled to work in the United States without discrimination. After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete the Form I-9 and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. Petersburg City Public Schools participates in the E-Verify Program established by the Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration to aid employers in verifying the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees.

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    E-Verify Number 536669
    Date of Authorization April 3, 2012

Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Petersburg City Public Schools is committed to maintaining a working and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. 

    Americans with Disabilities Act compliance
    Petersburg City Public Schools provides reasonable accommodations to applicants who have disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please call 804-862-7054. The decision on granting reasonable accommodations will be on a case-by case basis.