Critical Shortage Areas

The Virginia State Department of Education has identified the following ten critical shortage areas as being those positions for which school divisions face the largest difficulty in filling with qualified educators. In order to see positions that are available in these critical shortage areas, go to our Employment Opportunities page.

  1. Special Education
  2. Elementary Education PreK-6
  3. Middle Education Grades 6-8
  4. Career and Technical Education
  5. Mathematics Grades 6-12 (including Algebra 1)
  6. School Counselor PreK-12
  7. English (Secondary)
  8. Science (Secondary)
  9. Foreign Language PreK-12
  10. Health and physical Education PreK-12