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Falls Church, VA
10000+ employees
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$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
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Fairfax County Public Schools Reviews

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Fairfax County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Karen Garza
Dr. Karen Garza
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  • "Good schools, good support"

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    Current Employee - Physics Teacher in Falls Church, VA
    Current Employee - Physics Teacher in Falls Church, VA
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    Pros

    Good benefits
    Great support system for teachers
    Students work hard and want to do well

    Cons

    Pay tries to meet cost of living standards, but I can't even buy a house with their pay.

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Fairfax County Public Schools Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Fairfax County Public Schools.

    Interview

    First you go through an online application, which includes a resume and working styles survey. Your references have to submit a survey/reference on your behalf. Then you interview with individual schools/principals. Finally, you need to submit all your paperwork/documentation, and 2 letters of recommendation from your references.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a time with a difficult student and how you handled the situation.   Answer Question
    • How do you use data to inform your instruction?   Answer Question
    • How would you build a strong culture among our staff?   Answer Question
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Fairfax County Public Schools Awards & Accolades

  • Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT, ComputerWorld, 2009
  • Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT, ComputerWorld, 2008

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