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For Involuntary Transfers and Returns Transfers from Leave
What is MCPS Careers? MCPS Careers is the online system for employees to search and apply for positions and to indicate interest in an interview at the job fairs. Employees log in to www. mcpscareers. org using their Outlook user name and password. What if I need help setting up my profile in MCPS Careers? Staff from OHRD and MCEA are available tonight, March 26, during the Priority Placement meeting from 4 – 6 pm at Richard Montgomery High School to provide support. Support is available in the Computer Lab – room 167.
• To ensure that priority placements (involuntary transfers and returns from leave) obtain appropriate positions • Provide opportunities for employees to seek positions that are a match for their certification areas • Allow teachers to make lateral moves in their current content areas
Three Teacher Transfer Job Fairs Elementary School Job Fair Elementary schools in the following clusters: Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Downcounty Consortium, Northeast Consortium, Rockville, Sherwood and Walt Whitman, and Infants & Toddlers, Longview, PEP, Carl Sandburg - Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 4– 7 p. m. at Montgomery Blair High School Elementary schools in the following clusters: Winston Churchill, Clarksburg, Damascus, Gaithersburg, Walter Johnson, Col. Zadok Magruder, Richard Montgomery, Northwest, Poolesville, Quince Orchard, Seneca Valley, Watkins Mill and Thomas Wootton - Thursday, April 3, 2014, 4 -7 p. m. at Northwest High School Middle School Job Fair All 38 middle schools and the Department of Alternative Programs schools Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 4– 7 p. m. at Thomas S. Wootton High School Job Fair All 26 high schools, Department of Alternative Programs schools, Stephen Knolls, RICA, Rock Terrace, and Transition Department. Thursday, April 3, 2014, 3– 6 p. m. at Watkins Mill High School To Request an Interview at a Job Fair for a Posted Specific Position (Use MCPS Careers) Please log in to MCPS Careers as a Current Employee and simply apply to the specific position. If you apply to a specific position, you do not also have to apply to the Job Fair posting. To Request an Interview at a Job Fair for Possible positions in the future at a school (Also Use MCPS Careers, but apply to the “Job Fair” posting for a school) Interviews can be requested between March 24, 2014 and March 28, 2014. Please log in to MCPS Careers as a Current Employee. Choose the job that reads Job Fair, School Name and click apply Interviews are by invitation. If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by a representative from the school.
Monday, March 24 – Friday, March 28 – Teachers make Job Fair interview requests using MCPS Careers Tuesday, April 1– Thursday, April 3 – Teacher Transfer Job Fairs Friday, April 4 – Voluntary Transfer Season begins Thursday, May 1 – State of Maryland deadline for non-tenured teachers to resign without prejudice Friday, May 2 – Voluntary Transfer Season closes at 5: 00 p. m. Wednesday, May 7 – OHRD-OSSI Priority Placement Meeting Wednesday, May 7 – Placements begin for Priority Placements Monday, May 12 – Voluntary transfer season reopens for fields in which all priority placements have been placed Tuesday, July 15 – State of Maryland deadline for tenured teachers to resign without prejudice Friday, July 18 – Last day for voluntary transfers
Update Your Profile and resume through MCPS Careers Check MCPS Careers for vacancies starting NOW Request Job Fair Interviews using MCPS Careers between 3/24 and 3/28 If unable to secure an interview during the job fairs, continue to apply for positions in which you are qualified and interested Any teacher returning from leave or involuntary transferred who has not secured a position by May 2 will become a priority placement Once all priority placements have been assigned (May 12), voluntary transfer season will reopen and continue through July 18 th
Elementary School Staffing Diane Smith Pearl Drain Staffing Coordinator Luis San Sebastian • Elementary Teachers - in the Staffing Coordinator following Clusters: • Elementary Teachers - in • Downcounty Consortium • Clarksburg the following Clusters: (DCC) • Damascus • Bethesda Chevy • Montgomery Blair • Gaithersburg Chase • Albert Einstein • Magruder • Walter Johnson • John F. Kennedy • Northwest • Walt Whitman • Northwood • Poolesville • Wheaton (part of DCC) • Northeast Consortium • Quince Orchard • PE/Dance/Health (K-12) (NEC) • Richard Montgomery • All Central Office • James Hubert Blake • Rockville • Paint Branch • Seneca Valley • Springbrook • Watkins Mill • Sherwood • Winston Churchill • Clarksburg • Wootton • Damascus • Chinese and French Immersion • Gaithersburg • Music: General & Instrumental • Magruder (K-12) • Watkins Mill • Reading Specialist (ES) • Spanish Immersion 301 -279 -3920 Cindy Rampp, Staffing Assistant • Art (K-12)
Secondary School Staffing Jane Butler Rhonda Dedmond Staffing Coordinator • Business Education • ESOL (K-12) • FACS • Math • ROTC • Science • Trade and Industry • Alternative Programs • Computer Science • English/Drama • Foreign Language • Media Specialist (K-12) • Reading Teacher (MS) • Social Studies • TV Production • Technology Education 301 -279 -3935 Regina Powell, Staffing Assistant
Special Education Staffing Rae Korade Linda Johnson Staffing Coordinator • Special Ed Teachers - in the following Clusters: • Downcounty Consortium (DCC) • Northeast Consortium (NEC) • Sherwood • Clarksburg • Damascus • Gaithersburg • Magruder • Watkins Mill • Occupational Therapist • Pupil Personnel Worker • Resource Teacher (RTSE) • Speech Pathologist • Central Office (OSESS) • Special Ed Teachers - in the following Clusters: • Downcounty Consortium – Wheaton only • Bethesda Chevy Chase • Northwest • Poolesville • Quince Orchard • Richard Montgomery • Rockville • Seneca Valley • Walt Whitman • Walter Johnson • Winston Churchill • Wootton • School Counselors/ Resource Counselors • School Psychologists • Social Workers • Central Office (OSESS) 301 -279 -3010 Angela King, Staffing Assistant
Can a teacher seek a position outside of their current position certification area? MCEA unit members interested in seeking positions outside of their current position certification area (e. g. special education to social studies) may attend the job fair, but MAY NOT be recommended to the Department of Recruitment and Staffing for hire unless a vacancy exists AFTER all involuntary transfers and teachers returning from leave have been placed. Can I indicate my preference for re-assignment (schools, subjects, geography)? Yes, employees can designate their preference for re-assignment through the online MCPS Careers system. This information can be entered into your Profile. Can a teacher seek Part-to-Full and Full-to-Part position? In accordance with the contract, such changes are only considered once the priority placements (involuntary and returnees from leave) have been placed in assignments. Part-time teachers seeking full-time positions and full-time teachers seeking part-time positions must apply to the appropriate requisition using MCPS Careers. - Log in to MCPS Careers using your Outlook user name and password - Search for the appropriate advertisement (Teachers: Change in hours, Part-time to full-time or Teachers: Change in hours, Full-time to part-time) - Read the description carefully before applying. Is there a web site with information on the Teacher Transfer process? Yes, www. mcpscareers. org. In addition, a copy of this Power. Point presentation, FAQ’s, and contact information are also available on this webpage.
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Staff from OHRD and MCEA are available tonight, March 26 th , during the Priority Placement meeting from 4 – 6 pm at Richard Montgomery High School to provide support. Support will be available in the Computer Lab – room 167.