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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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May 10

Newport News Public Schools Hiring Teachers

Posted on May 10, 2017 at 8:22 AM by Communications Department

Newport News Public Schools is accepting teacher applications for the 2017-2018 school year. Openings are available in elementary, middle, and high school levels. Educators who teach Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) subjects Teachers_SCare eligible for a financial bonus. The school system also assists first-year teachers in STEM areas with applying for the Virginia Department of Education STEM Teacher Recruitment and Retention Grant. The initial award is $5,000, with continuing awards of $1,000 for the second and third year.

Newport News Public Schools supports the professional development of new teachers. Newly hired teachers participate in Start Smart, an extensive orientation involving collaboration with Human Resources and Curriculum & Instruction. New educators can also take advantage of New Teacher Academies taught by Newport News teachers and administrators. These sessions offer professional development specifically designed for the new teacher. For more information and to apply, visit