Principal Pool, Fairfax County Public Schools, Falls Church, VA

About the position: 

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is the 10th largest school system in the nation. Located in Northern Virginia, outside of Washington D.C., FCPS is searching for aspiring and experienced administrative leaders to join our school-based leadership teams to work with parents, school-based personnel, and central office professional staff.  

Principals direct and are accountable for the planning, assessment, instructional leadership, communication, community relations, and safety and administrative management required to manage the instructional and special programs, organization, and facilities of an assigned Fairfax County public school.


Postgraduate Professional License with endorsements in administration and supervision preK-12 (a special education endorsement required for special education principal positions), plus seven years of progressively more responsible experience in teaching and administration or supervision, with a minimum of three years administrative experience.

Selection Process: 

The school system implements a principal-selection process that includes placing qualified candidates in a pool from which they may be selected for a specific school.  

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