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We provide fulfilling careers for the finest educators in the profession. The district offers opportunities for exciting career paths, fully realizing that teachers are leaders in their classrooms and communities.

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Career in Mathematics

Math teachers in Gwinnett County Public Schools, are able to take advantage of many professional learning opportunities to increase career development, and further  knowledge of the curriculum. We are proud to provide a world-class learning environment for students and teachers alike.

We have developed a math program that is second to none, resulting in high expectations for all students. Our vision for mathematics is to develop students into confident and competent mathematical problem solvers who have a deep conceptual understanding of numbers, can compute, think critically and communicate their thoughts and mathematical reasoning effectively to be successful and competitive in the global world.

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Career In Science

  • World-class learning environment for students and teachers alike
  • Access to well-stocked laboratories and sophisticated equipment
  • Cutting-edge courses constantly added to curriculum, including robotics at all grade levels and biotechnology
  • Commitment to students’ success in science and scientific reasoning skills
  • Dedication to providing science teachers with an outstanding learning environment—one in which students outperform their peers
  • Proud participation in national and international competitions such as Science Olympiad and the International Science and Engineering Fair
  • Access to the latest technology, including electronic white boards and an online database with lesson plans, assessments, presentations, templates and graphic organizers that enable quick, easy collaboration
  • A wealth of educational opportunities, including collaborative professional learning communities and online resources
  • Partnerships with local higher-learning institutions such as Georgia Tech to ensure work opportunities throughout the summer

If you are passionate about instilling a love for science in every student and know how to model problem solving and critical thinking for the next generation of science leaders, consider GCPS. We will help you gain the career you have always wanted and help you make the impact you’ve always dreamed about.

“I take great pride in working for a progressive district that constantly delivers a world-class education in an ever-changing world. GCPS offers ongoing professional development that focuses on quality teaching strategies shown to yield positive student learning outcomes. In addition, most schools have established professional learning communities that allow teachers to share ideas to improve student achievement.”

—Joseph Cox, AP Physics Teacher/Science Department Co-chair, Brookwood High School

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Career in Special Education

We’re looking for effective teachers who have high expectations for all students. Come be a part of something special.

  • Award-winning special education program—one of the most highly respected in the southeast
  • Access to a strong support system
  • On-site assistive technology specialist and In-house legal and policy director
  • Full range of related services provided, including occupational therapy, physical therapy, nursing and more
  • IEP system
  • Cutting-edge technology for students with disabilities
  • Mentoring program, plus instructional coaches and department coordinators who are experts in various exceptionalities
  • Targeted staff development programs

Program areas include:

  • Autism
  • Emotional behavior disorders (EBD)
  • Specific learning disabilities (SLD)
  • Intellectual disabilities (ID)
  • Orthopedically impaired (OI)
  • Other health impaired (OHI)
  • Visually impaired (VI)
  • Deaf/hard of hearing (D/HH)
  • Speech language impairments
  • Significantly developmentally delayed (SDD)
  • Speech Language Pathology (SLP)

 

“I love my job and look forward to coming to work every day. I also love knowing that I make a difference each and every day in the lives of children and their families. Support services are excellent at GCPS. There is tremendous in-service available for teachers, and I feel I am very aware of the latest in education.”

—Jacki Quinn, Riverside Elementary School

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Career in Speech Language Pathology

  • Full and part-time positions available
  • 8 hour work day – No regular or special education teaching duties or responsibilities assigned
  • No lunch duty-no bus duty-no after hour responsibilities
  • Low caseloads – 40-50
  • Earn undergraduate volunteer hours with an ASHA certified SLP!
  • Bilingual SLPs, AAC/AT Consultant, Diagnosticians
  • Up to 29 years credit for verified experience coming from any background

We’re looking for SLPs who hold a master’s degree, are Georgia certified or eligible for certification, and who have a heart for helping students succeed.

“Being able to work with such a wide variety of students, from ones with multiple handicaps to those simply having difficulty with fluency, is very rewarding. The support that Gwinnett provides its SLPS is phenomenal; I’ve never felt overwhelmed or overly stressed. Everyone has been so helpful – mentor SLPS, other SLPS, the program director and even other teachers. It’s made me feel really comfortable to be able to come in and really do my job.”

—Brandy Harris SLP, Berkmar High School

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Career & Technical Education

GCPS is looking for career changers with backgrounds in various fields to teach in our High Schools.  These specialized positions include Computer Science, Engineering and Health Sciences.  If you have a background in any of these areas and you would like to share your knowledge and skills, join our award-winning GCPS team!

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Foreign Language

The Gwinnett County Public Schools Foreign Language Program is among the largest and most successful in the country. We are estimated to be the 14th largest foreign language program in the United States, and we educate more than 10% of all students in the State of Georgia. Our programs offer language learning and teaching opportunities from kindergarten through 12th grade in five different world languages, including traditional and dual language immersion programs at the elementary level. The goal of our program is to be the finest in the nation! Our students leave GCPS knowing that advanced-level proficiency in a language other than English, combined with deep cultural competency and global understanding result in competitive advantages in the career fields on the 21st century

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Benefits at a Glance

  • Largest employer in Gwinnett County and in the top five for metro Atlanta; voted “Best Employer” 14th largest school system in the nation
  • Outstanding parental and community support
  • Great location—beautiful weather, four seasons and an average yearly temperature of 70
  • Competitive salaries
  • Year-for-year salary schedule credit for up to 29 years of verified teaching experience from a state-accredited system
  • Full benefits extended to all full-time employees and part-time employees working 20 of more hours per week
  • Annual vacation, sick leave and personal leave
  • Health, dental, vision and cancer/critical illness insurance available
  • Life, disability and worker’s compensation insurance available
  • Automobile and homeowner’s insurance available
  • Professional liability insurance
  • State and local retirement plans
  • Relocation service providers available
  • Sparkfly and Perkitz employee discount programs

For more details on benefits, visit our Benefits Center online.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are your vacancies?

All vacancies in GCPS are listed online at gcpsjobs.org and “view open positions”


How do I apply for a job?

You need to submit a complete application and upload all of the necessary supporting documentation to apply for a position with GCPS.

What documentation is needed to complete my online application?
You will need to have your two most current supervisors submit references electronically through the online application. If student teaching or a recent graduate, we require a reference from a college supervisor and another from a supervising teacher. Current teachers need to have a reference from their most recent principal and an additional reference from a department head or Assistant Principal. We also require a copy of your current certification (or content assessment) uploaded, as well as a resume and copy of college transcript. If applying for a non-teaching position, please have 2 supervisory references submitted and a copy of your resume and college transcript, if applicable.


What happens after I submit my application?  What is the status of my application?
After submitting your completed application and to be considered for any/all openings in your certification field, continue to apply to postings of interest.


Will I be contacted for a job interview?
After applications are reviewed, applicants qualified for specified positions are referred to principals or other hiring managers for their consideration. Principals/Hiring Managers then contact the candidates they are interested in interviewing. The Division of Human Resources does not know who will be contacted for interviews.

I submitted an application, but have not yet heard back. Who should I contact?

Unfortunately, due to the large volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond personally to all applicants. Should your qualifications match a staffing need, you will be directly contacted.

Can I apply via email, fax, mail, or by directly contacting the hiring department?

Gwinnett County Public Schools only accepts applications submitted through the electronic application system. For those without Internet access, Human Resources has several “kiosks” that can be used to access the electronic application system.


How frequently do you update the job postings?
Job postings are updated daily with the addition of new positions and the removal of filled positions.

A job has been posted for a number of months. Is it still open?
If a position is on the website, it is still open and the principal or program manager is still seeking candidates.

Do jobs remain posted after the position has been filled?
Postings are removed once a job has been filled.

Can I update an application once it has been submitted?
Once you have submitted an application, you will be able to log back in and make changes to your information.

Do I need to complete an application if I previously worked for the district?
Yes, it is required that you submit an online application even if you have worked for the district previously.

Can I submit an application without specifying a position?
Applicants may submit an application for a “vacancy desired” or for a “position desired.”

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