The Howard County Public School System is committed to recruiting highly qualified and dynamic candidates for all of our positions. Throughout the year, our team members host and participate in a variety of recruitment events.
HCPSS is working to ensure our teaching and administrative staff reflect the growing diversity of our community. To learn more about our efforts, including our upcoming recruitment event for teachers of color, visit our Diversity Recruitment page.
Registration links for HCPSS events are typically posted one to two weeks prior to event dates. Interviews will be scheduled on a first come, first served basis until allotted interview slots are filled.
All participants must submit an online application for employment prior to the event date. For more information about the application and interview process, please contact a recruitment specialist in the Office of Human Resources.
Preliminary Interview Events
Applicants for teaching positions may register for a level one preliminary screening interview. Interview events are held between March and June each year. Additional interviews may be scheduled based on the needs of the school system. To be considered, please submit an application for employment and ensure it is complete. If you have any questions, please contact a recruitment specialist in the Office of Human Resources.
Preliminary interviews are held twice each month. Registration opens for both interview dates on the first business day of each month. Registration is first come first serve.
- March 10
- March 26*
- April 7
- April 28
- May 12
- May 26
- June 9
*Note that this was originally publicized inaccurately as occurring on March 31.
Recruitment Event for Teachers of Color
Maryland State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon directed that all Maryland schools close in response to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Accordingly, all HCPSS schools and office buildings will be closed Friday, March 13 at 6 p.m. through Sunday, March 29. All HCPSS-sponsored and co-sponsored events are canceled during the closure period, including the Recruitment Event for Teachers of Color, scheduled for March 24.
Additional Recruitment Events
HCPSS team members attend a variety of events at colleges and universities across the country.
- #teachMD Rising Toward Excellence Conference
- University of Delaware
- Towson University
- Bowie State University
- University of Maryland
- Spelman College
- Delaware State University
- James Madison University
- Johns Hopkins University
- Maryland Metropolitan Education Expo
- St. Mary’s College of Maryland
- Maryland Education Recruitment Consortium (MERC)
- Mount St. Mary’s University
- Hood College
- Salisbury University/University of Maryland Eastern Shore
- Delaware Valley Education Consortium
- Notre Dame University of Maryland
- Frostburg State University
- Howard University
- Goucher College
The Howard County Public School System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please call 410-313-5694 if special accommodations are required.