Human Resources and Development → Administrator Opportunities

Interested in Applying to Become a Principal in MCPS?

The Office of Human Resources and Development is hosting informational sessions for aspiring principals!

We cordially invite all those qualified to apply, including both MCPS employees and those educational leaders outside Montgomery County.

Aspiring Principals

Invitations will go out following the AP pool informational sessions.

Date: December 10, 2019

Location: 15 West Gude Drive, Rockville, Maryland (new location for both Skillful Teaching and Leading and CTI) - Pocomoke Room  

Session 1 - 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Session 2 - 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

RSVP requested and strongly advised

In order to guarantee your spot in the session, please submit your RSVP using the following link.  You must use a Google account to RSVP.


Assistant Principal Pool Information Session

For those of you who were able to attend the Assistant Principal Information Session on Thursday, October 24, 2019, thank you for allowing us the time to share an overview of the process!  We hope you left us feeling more confident in navigating the many steps.

For those of you who could not attend, everyone is invited to use the following link to explore the new site we "revealed" on October 24th.

We look forward to working with you as you begin this application process!


Future Administrators Opportunities

MCPS is looking for motivated, dedicated, skillful, and creative people to become school-based administrators. Research shows that effective school administrators play a critical role in the success of schools and their students. Recruitment and development of future administrators helps to ensure that MCPS will continue to focus on the success of every student. Ideal candidates include teacher leaders who support student achievement in the classroom, provide or have provided professional development to other teachers, and who develop or have developed curriculum and programs.

Note: If you are currently in the Assistant Principal (AP) or Assistant School Administrator Pool (ASA), you DO NOT need to re-apply. After your eligibility expires, you must wait one year before applying to the AP or ASA Pool.


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