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Employment Opportunities

We accept teaching applications year-round. Questions regarding your application and/or candidacy should be directed to the Department of Human Resources,

The Hiring Process

St. Mary's County Public Schools recognizes that the talent and commitment of our employees are our most valuable assets.  Our goal is to attract highly qualified individuals to St. Mary's County Public Schools and to employ the most qualified in each available position.

Your application is important to us.  We will give it prompt and fair attention.  We will screen it carefully in relation to those of other candidates using specific criteria related to the position for which you are applying.  The quality of your application and evidence of a strong work ethic are critical considerations.  Evidence of effective professional practice is weighted heavily in the review of applications for administrative and certificated or licensed positions.

St. Mary’s County Public Schools utilizes an online application platform.  You will receive updates to the status of your application as it changes (Received, Active, Inactive, Closed, etc.). References are sent electronically when your application has been submitted so please include accurate email addresses for the references you include on your application.

We would appreciate it if you would let us know if your employment status changes and you no longer wish to be considered for a position once you have submitted your application.  You can do so by emailing

All offers of employment for certified teaching positions are contingent on eligibility for certification and the results of the background checks.  All new employees must attend the New Employee Orientation program.