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Employment Opportunities

Qualified applicants are invited to "register and apply" for the following openings using our online application website.  Closing dates are "until filled" unless otherwise noted. 

Note:  An approved background check form must be received from the VA State Police which takes approximately 4 weeks. Also, everyone must be approved by the School Board prior to anyone starting a position.

School Division

  • School Bus Drivers 
  • Part-Time School Nutrition Assistants
  • Note:  Positions for Assistants, Secretaries, Substitutes & Custodians 
    • Must have completed two years of college for teacher substitutes and teacher assistant substitutes.

Current job openings are listed below for upcoming school year:

  • Custodian Substitutes
  • Nursing Substitutes (RN required)
  • Spanish Substitutes (Fluent in English)

 Harrisonburg High School  

  • On-Line Learning Manager
  • Part-Time Athletics Custodian (typically hours are 9-6:00 p.m. - dependent on weather and seasonal schedules)
  • Wrestling Coach

Keister Elementary School

  • 1 Full-Time Instructional Teacher Assistant (Bilingual Preferred)
  • 1 Part-Time Instructional Teacher Assistant (Bilingual Preferred)

Skyline Middle School

  • After School Program Group Leaders (5 positions)
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Teacher Assistant - Special Education, MD (2 positions)

Smithland Elementary School 

  • Cafeteria Monitors (2 1/2-3 hours per day) 

Spotswood Elementary School

  • Spanish Teacher (Fluent in English)

 Stone Spring Elementary School

  • Cafeteria Monitors (2 1/2-3 hours per day)
  • Instructional Coach
  • Elementary Teacher
  • Teacher Assistant - Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE)
  • Teacher Assistant - Special Education, MD
  • Teacher Assistant - VPI
  • K-4 Teacher

 Thomas Harrison Middle School 

  • After School Program Group Leaders (5 positions)
  • LD Special Education Teacher
  • SPED Teaching Assistant

 Waterman Elementary School

  • No open positions at this time.

Interested and qualified candidates should "register and apply" for open positions on our on-line application website or contact the Human Resources Department at:

One Court Square
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
phone (540) 434-9916
fax (540) 434-5196

Updated as of July 25, 2014


The Harrisonburg City School Board is an equal opportunity employer, committed to nondiscrimination in recruitment, selection, hiring, pay, promotion, retention or other personnel action affecting employees or candidates for employment.

Therefore, discrimination in employment against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, political affiliation, gender, age, disability or marital status is prohibited.  Personnel decisions shall be based on merit and the ability to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.