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Employment / Talent Acquisition

Dr. Ashley Edwards
Director of Human Resources
804-785-5686 (fax)

King & Queen County is approximately 40 miles northeast of Richmond along U.S. Route 360. It is known as the “shoestring” county extending approximately 70 miles long and 10 miles wide. It is a short drive to the towns of West Point, Gloucester, Williamsburg, and Tappahannock. The main industry is agriculture and logging.

The school division consists of 740 students housed within three schools, one high school grades 7-12 (Central High School and a new wing for our “middle” school for 7th and 8th graders), and two elementary schools grades PK-6 (King & Queen Elementary School and Lawson-Marriott Elementary School).

what we believe

Our Vision

To develop and empower exceptional learners.

Our Mission

We engage and empower students to be active participants in their learning.

what we offer

Mentor Program

  • New teachers to the division are provided additional support through an assigned mentor and a division-wide instructional specialist offering ongoing professional development opportunities.


  • Weekly grade-level collaboration between schools.

  • Instructional support provided by reading specialist and technology integration specialists.

Tuition Reimbursement Available

  • KQPS employees working toward a Master's Degree, SPED endorsement, Specialist Degree, or Doctorate are eligible to be reimbursed up to $500/course for up to 4 courses per year.

Loan Forgiveness Eligible School System

  • If you teach full time for five (5) complete and consecutive academic years in a low-income school or educational service agency, and meet other qualifications, you may be eligible for forgiveness of up to $17,500 on your Direct and Federal Stafford Loans.

principal harvey

"It is an absolute joy and privilege to work with the students of King and Queen County Public Schools. The students are kind, loving and have a true desire to learn. KQPS students look at each day through a positive lens. They put their best foot forward in all that they do."

-Shanté Harvey, Principal, King & Queen Elementary School


"It is a complete joy and honor to be a part of the King and Queen County Public school system. Teaching at Lawson- Marriott Elementary for my first year has been beyond encouraging and uplifting. The staff and administration are such a gift to work with each and every day. I feel constantly supported and a true sense of appreciation! I couldn’t imagine a better community and environment to grow with my students in!"

-Johanna Garrett, ECSE Teacher, Lawson-Marriott Elementary School