Application Process

Employment Application Process

OUR SUCCESS BEGINS WITH OUR EMPLOYEES

Portsmouth Public Schools is committed to providing a quality education to our students.  That commitment begins with our employees.  We aim to hire the most talented and most dedicated individuals.  In return, our employees enjoy the rewards and challenges of working in an urban environment in one of the premier school divisions in historic Southeast Virginia.   Additionally, we offer a comprehensive salary and benefits package and a commitment to your professional development. 

We invite you to consider a career with us.  To explore current job opportunities, click on the “Online Application for Employment” link below.

Application Types

  • Administrative – Includes all certified administrators such as principals, assistant principals, and central office administrators.

  • Certified – Includes all positions requiring a Virginia Teaching License as well as school psychologists, school social workers, and occupational/physical therapists.

  • Support/Classified – Includes all non-teaching, non-administrative applicants including bus drivers and assistants, office associates, custodians, and cafeteria workers.

  • Substitute Teaching candidates should complete the certified application.


Online Application for Employment


If you have any questions, please email Misty.Burdette@pps.k12.va.us


It is the policy of Portsmouth Public Schools that applicants for employment shall be afforded equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, political affiliation, disability, sex, or age.