Minimum Qualifications for instructional and administrative staff:
Candidates must

  • Hold or be eligible for Virginia Teaching Licensure with the appropriate endorsement area(s). Candidates currently enrolled in an Administration and Supervision Program may be considered for administrative positions.
  • Demonstrate the aptitude and competence necessary for assigned responsibilities
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, computer skills, and the ability to make independent decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures
  • Possess leadership qualities and personal and professional characteristics required to work effectively with students, teachers, support staff, and parents
  • Possess other qualifications that the school board may find appropriate

See postings for qualifications for specific positions including support staff.

Recruitment, Selection, and Appointment:

The Dickenson County School Board reserves the right to consider for a  vacancy all those who respond to a posted advertisement and any other potential candidates.

If an application is on file with Dickenson County Public Schools, please contact the board office to activate your application for a specific advertised position. 

All applicants need to provide a copy of their teaching license, college transcripts, and Praxis I or VCLA and Praxis II scores, along with any other assessment scores.

Qualified persons may apply by either of the following methods:

  1. Pick up applications at the School Board Office located at 309 Volunteer Avenue, Clintwood, VA.
  2. E-mail to
    ⇒    If you wish to submit the completed application via email, please click on the appropriate link on the application.  Download the PDF file to your computer to complete the application.  After saving the completed application, attach the application file to an email and send to the address above.
  3. Send a letter of application with résumé to:

Mark Mullins, Director of Personnel
Dickenson County Public Schools
P.O. Box 1127
Clintwood, Virginia 24228

Click on the link below to open the appropriate application for the desired position.  Please save the form to your computer before typing information.  Once you have saved the form to your computer then fill out the form and once completed save the form again to your computer.  If you are emailing the form to Mark Mullins, please attach the form to an email at the address above.  Before sending the form please verify that the information is correct and you are not sending a blank form to Mr. Mullins.  Thank you and have a wonderful day!

Application for Employment for Administration, Supervision, and Faculty

Application for Employment for Support Positions

Application for Employment for Substitute Teachers

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