Animated GIF reads "Lead in Chesapeake" and features candid images of administrators and team leaders that fade in and out of view.

Professional Growth

We recognize a big part of your career search revolves around finding an organization where you can make an impact and feel supported and energized by the people and culture around you. At Chesapeake Public Schools, our leaders help to define our culture. Here, you are part of a community of individuals with diverse backgrounds and perspectives, all working to fulfill our mission and to embrace our core values.

Our Core Values

Our educational family fosters equity, cultivates innovation, models integrity, promotes accountability, and inspires excellence.


Careers that Lead

School Administrators

Our school principals are leaders who work collectively with teachers, staff, students, families, and the community to manage policies and procedures necessary to ensure an effective and safe learning environment for all students.

Administrative Leaders

Our mission is our students. The work to make that mission a reality, however, happens not only in our schools, but also in our administrative support offices. Our district relies upon the leadership of administrators, supervisors, and directors for well over 20 central office departments.

Team Leaders

We prioritize establishing a diverse workforce and ensuring support systems are in place to empower our employees. We offer opportunities for classified employees to grow in their roles to aspire to leadership roles within classified jobs.

Why Lead With Us?

Professional Development

Administrators chat during the summer Empower Admin Conference.

Through our professional development program, administrators have an opportunity to examine new approaches and strategies in curriculum and instruction, to review practices that foster positive learning environments, and to collaborate with colleagues on best practices in leadership.

Best in Class Benefits

Administrators pose at our photo backdrop during the summer Empower Admin Conference.

Chesapeake Public Schools is committed to taking care of our employees. When you join our work family, you will have access to a best-in-class benefits package that includes access to our CPS Pharmacy, health insurance, retirement savings options, self-care resources and more!

Inspire and Engage

We are committed to promoting educational excellence throughout our community. Our core values guide the way we work with our families and with each other, creating an empowering company culture where goals are achieved, people can thrive, and success can flourish.

Administrative Appointments

Following a successful application and interview process, our Superintendent presents recommendations for administrative appointments to our School Board during regularly scheduled meetings.
Take a look at recently appointed leaders in our district!

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.