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Welcome to Chesapeake!

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Chesapeake Public Schools proudly serves the citizens of Chesapeake. With over 250,000 citizens, Chesapeake offers a unique blend of rural and urban centers. We invite you to discover our rich history while taking advantage of our many natural resources and recreational facilities. We welcome you to explore what Chesapeake has to offer!

Our Schools

We provide our community healthy, flexible, and innovative learning spaces that integrates sustainable technology to enhance safe and innovative learning experiences for nearly 40,000 enrolled students.


We're Hiring!


WE ARE HIRING - Join our team!  Electricians ($46,097-$72,052), benefits include: Health & Dental Insurance, CPS Employee Wellness Center, CPS Pharmacy, Retirement Benefits

Build Your Career

Chesapeake Public Schools was recognized as one of the top three best employers in Virginia for providing innovative solutions, creating inclusive workplace policies, and offering extensive benefits to engage and motivate our employees. In our district, there’s a place for everyone to thrive. Regardless of your role, we invite you to join our team and embrace our shared passion to make a meaningful impact on the lives of our students.

Ask yourself - how can you contribute to our team?



Support positions include bus drivers, custodians, school nurses, mechanics, clerical positions, technology support specialists, and more!


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Teaching positions include teachers, teacher assistants, speech therapists, school psychologists, athletic coaches, and more!


Administrators at our Summer Admin. Conference

Opportunities to lead include school administrators, architects, program administrators, network administrators, supervisors, and more!

Julie Freeman

“Chesapeake Public Schools is an amazing place to work and grow professionally. When you work here, you become part of a family that wants you to succeed. It is my pleasure to serve the community of Chesapeake, which has become my home."

Jessica Dace, Rena B. Wright Primary School Principal

The Chesapeake Public Schools School System is an equal educational opportunity school system. The School Board of the City of Chesapeake also adheres to the principles of equal opportunity in employment and, therefore, prohibits discrimination in terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.