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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 
    • Must have good driving record
    • CDL License (will train the right candidate)
    • Full Benefits package
  • 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.

Anticipated job openings for 2014-2015 School Year:

  • Dual Language Elementary Teachers (w/Advanced Spanish Proficiency)
  • Elementary Teachers
  • ESL Teacher
  • Library/Media Specialist
  • Middle School Math Coach
  • Reading Teacher
  • Spanish Teachers
  • Special Education Teachers
  • Speech Language Pathologists
  • VPI Teachers
  • PT Teacher Assistant ECSE

Current job openings are listed below for upcoming school year:

  • Instructional Technology Resource Teacher (ITRT)
  • Math Coach Division Wide
  • Nursery Assistant, Part-time - 4T Project
  • Nursing Substitutes (RN required)
  • Custodian Substitutes
  • School Psychologist

 Harrisonburg High School  

  • A.P. Computer Science
  • Band Director
  • CTE
  • Dance
  • Part-Time Dual Enrollment Political Science (Certified History Teacher)
  • Principal (Starting July 1, 2014)
  • Math Teachers (Multiple)
  • Varsity Girls Basketball Head Coach

Keister Elementary School

  • Special Education Teacher Assistant (Long Term Sub for the remainder of this school year)
  • Pre-K ECSE

Skyline Middle School

  • Band Director
  • 5/6 Endorsed Teacher
  • English Teacher 6-12 / Middle Ed 6-8
  • English Teacher 7th Grade
  • Reading Specialist
  • Science Teachers (2 positions)
  • Spanish Foreign Language Teachers (2 positions)
  • Teacher Assistant - Newcomer

Smithland Elementary School 

  • 4th Grade Dual Language
  • 4th Grade Teacher
  • Teacher Assistant Media Center

Spotswood Elementary School

  • Custodian
  • ESL Teacher
  • Reading Specialist
  • Teacher Assistant Instruction

 Stone Spring Elementary School

  • Teacher Assistant PreK

 Thomas Harrison Middle School 

  • Math Teacher

 Waterman Elementary School

  • Home School Liaison
  • Music Teacher

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 April 18, 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.