Richmond Public Schools offer bonuses up to $12,000

Published: Mar. 31, 2023 at 6:36 AM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Richmond Public Schools is offering early commitment bonuses as a way to recruit more teachers.

The division is giving new hires up to $12,000 if they sign commitment letters by May 1.

The bonus structure is:

  • $6,000 for all teachers
  • $2,000 to teach at four “high needs schools”
  • $2,000 for bilingual staff
  • $2,000 for relocating to Richmond from 50+ miles away

RPS is holding a virtual teacher hiring event on April 12 and April 13. Click/tap here for more information.