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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:

  • K-12 Reading Specialist

  • Central Office Custodian (8-4:30 p.m., times vary based on operational needs)
  • Part-Time Hearing Impaired Teacher (Multiple Locations) 
  • Custodian Substitutes
  • Nursing Substitutes (RN required)
  • Spanish Substitutes (Fluent in English)
  • Teacher and Teacher Assistant Substitutes

 Harrisonburg High School  

  • Competition Cheerleading Coach for 2015-2016 School Year
  • Custodian (9:30 p.m.-6:00 a.m. w/30 minutes for lunch)
  • Part-Time Athletics Custodian (approximately 5 hours per day, typically between 9-6:00 p.m. - dependent on weather and seasonal schedules)
  • Math Teacher (Hiring mid school year)
  • Algebra I Math Teacher (ELL training preferred)
  • Science Teacher (2015-2016 School Year)

Keister Elementary School

  • ESL Teacher - Long Term Sub

Skyline Middle School

  • 5th Grade Dual Language Teacher for 2015-2016 School Year  (Pre-K6 Endorsement and Spanish Proficiency Required)

Smithland Elementary School 

  • Reading Specialist (Contract until end of School Year 2015) 
  • Math Intervention Teacher (Contract until end of School Year 2015)

Spotswood Elementary School

  • No positions are available at this time.

 Stone Spring Elementary School

  • No positions are available at this time.

 Thomas Harrison Middle School 

  • Autism Teacher Assistant

 Waterman Elementary School

  • Long Term Substitute ESL Teacher 
  • 1st Grade Dual Language Teacher (Starting 2015-2016 School Year)

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 January 23, 2015


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.