Job Descriptions & Applications

All applications and supporting documents should be returned to:

Attn: Darlene Lambert/Personnel
Covington City Public Schools
340 E. Walnut Street
Covington, VA 24426

(540) 965-1400 (540) 965-1404 Fax

Job Descriptions Job Applications

Note: All employees are subject to a criminal background fingerprint check via the Virginia State Police and a Central Registry check with the Virginia Department of Social Services prior to employment.

(click each title to download appropriate application materials)

Administrative Personnel (Word Doc): Administrative positions require a Virginia teaching license issued by the Virginia Department of Education/Teacher Licensure in the appropriate endorsement. Includes:

  • Superintendent
  • Director of Student Services & Special Educationl
  • Principal
  • Assistant Principal

Classified Application (Word Doc): Classified positions require a high school diploma or equivalent and related certification, completion of training, levels of proficiency, or experience as noted for the specific area. Includes:

  • Clerical (college credits & related experience)
  • Custodian (Head Custodian - related experience)
  • Director of Administrative Services (Bachelor’s Degree & related experience)
  • Director of Business & Finance (Bachelor’s Degree & related experience)
  • Food Service (Managers – related experience; Workers – open)
  • Maintenance (related experience)
  • Paraprofessional (Highly Qualified* status)

*Successful completion of the Paraprofessional Exam, Associate’s Degree, or college credits as determined by the Director of Instruction.

Instructional Personnel (Word Doc): Teaching positions require a license issued by the Virginia Department of Education/Teacher Licensure in the appropriate subject/endorsement area. Includes:

  • Early Childhood (three- & four-year olds)
  • Early/Primary Education PreK-3
  • Elementary Education PreK-6
  • Middle Education 6-8
  • Career & Technical Education (business and information, family and consumer sciences, health and medical sciences, technology education, vocational)
  • English
  • Foreign Language (French or Spanish)
  • Gifted Education
  • Grant Coordinator (any endorsement area)
  • Health & Physical Education PreK-12 (and Driver Education)
  • History and Social Sciences
  • Instructional Technology (any endorsement area)
  • Library Media PreK-12
  • Mathematics
  • Music Education (instrumental and vocal)
  • Reading Specialist
  • Science (biology, chemistry, earth science, physics)
  • School Counselor PreK-12
  • School Social Worker
  • Special Education (general curriculum K-12)
  • Special Education (speech-language pathologist PreK-12)
  • Special Education Early Childhood (birth-age 5)
  • Special Education Hearing Impairments PreK-12
  • Theatre Arts PreK-12

Substitute Teachers (Word Doc): Substitute teacher positions require a high school diploma or equivalent and college credit and/or experience working with children. Substitute teacher applications along with three letters of reference should be sent to Covington City Public Schools. If any questions, please contact Mrs. Darlene Lambert (540)-965-1400.

We have established a substitute teacher pool for the Alleghany County Public Schools, Covington City Public Schools, and Jackson River Technical Center. Please indicate your interest in any of the divisions and a copy of your application will be sent to the appropriate personnel office.
Coaching Positions (Word Doc): Individuals who are not currently employed in a classified or instructional position should have related experience in the extracurricular area. A completed application and three letters of reference (use form below) should be submitted to the Athletic Director/Covington High School for consideration.

Reference Form
(Word Doc): This form should be reproduced three times for Administrative, Classified, Instructional Personnel and Substitute Teachers.

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