Teachers, staff, and administrators who are interested in working for Roanoke City Public Schools (RCPS) can now apply for the 2024-2025 school year. Additionally, two upcoming events will allow interested individuals to learn more and participate in on-site interviews:
Western Virginia Public Education Consortium (WVPEC) Job Fair
When: 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Jan. 27
Where: Salem Civic Center
RCPS Interview Event
When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 10
Where: Patrick Henry High School.
RCPS offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package for all full-time employees, including membership in the Virginia Retirement System and no-cost medical and dental plans. RCPS is also proud to provide employees with a strong support structure through mentoring programs and high-quality professional learning.
Applicants can visit rcps.info/apply to apply to open positions and view information about upcoming job fairs.
Charles W. Day Technical Education Center Opens for Classes
RCPS’ second Career & Technical Education (CTE) center, the Charles W. Day Technical Education Center (DAYTEC), opened for students today, Monday, Jan. 22. DAYTEC is part of RCPS’ Equity in Action Plan, which has doubled CTE seat capacity and added six additional career pathways. Students have been taking classes at alternate locations since the start of the school year in August, and Monday, the first day of the second semester, marked the first day of classes in the new building. Pool video with interviews is available to download. Final touches are still being completed on the new location. Media will be invited to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony in the spring when remaining construction is complete.
RCPS will provide more information on the following events in the upcoming days and weeks. Please bookmark the following dates if you are interested in covering:
- Thursday, Jan. 25: Cave Spring Lions Club Peace Poster Awards, recognizing James Madison Middle School student Mae Todd, who is the state winner of the Lions International Peace Poster Contest and is now competing at the international level. The winners from Woodrow Wilson and James Breckinridge Middle Schools will also be honored at the event. (7 p.m.)
- Tuesday, Jan. 30: Student Registered Apprenticeship Showcase, hosted by Roanoke County Public Schools, Roanoke City Public Schools, and Salem City Schools (5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Green Ridge Recreation Center) – See attached press release.
- Tuesday, Feb. 6: Preschool Application Open House, hosted by Roanoke City Public Schools and the United Way of the Roanoke Valley. (3:30-6:30 p.m. at the Roanoke EnVision Center)
- Recognition Days that RCPS will send more information about in February: Black History Month, Career & Technical Education Month, School Counselor Week, Kindness Week, School Resource Officer Appreciation Day, National PTA Founders Day