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The School District of Lee County to host recruitment events Oct. 18 and 25

The School District of Lee County is hosting two recruitment events this month for the 2023-24 school year – a Social Lee: Careers and Conversations event on Oct. 18 and a recruitment fair on Oct. 25.

On Oct. 18, the District is hosting a Social Lee: Careers and Conversations event from 4 to 6 p.m. This informational event allows participants to connect with the recruitment team, learn about open positions and walk through the process of becoming certified to teach in Florida. Select candidates may also be offered an interview for potential employment. It will take place at West End at City Walk, located at 2250 McGregor Blvd. in Fort Myers.

On Oct. 25, the District will host a recruitment fair in partnership with CareerSource from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a range of positions. During the fair, hiring managers will be interviewing and hiring teachers, school counselors and instructional support professionals. High-demand positions include English, elementary education, science, math and special education, as well as non-instructional positions. The event will be held at CareerSource, located at 6800 Shoppes at Plantation Dr., Suite 170, in Fort Myers.

To register for the upcoming events, visit LeeSchools.net/Careers.

The School District of Lee County is among the largest school districts in Florida and the United States. To be considered for a teaching or school counselor position, candidates must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Hold a valid standard teaching certificate (Florida or out-of-state) OR
  • Expected to graduate from a college of education by December 2023 OR
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree in an area where certification can be obtained or any degree major and a passing score on a subject area exam AND
  • School counselors must hold a master’s degree in the proper area

The District’s efforts to put “The Right Talent in the Right Place” means that new hires will receive the support and necessary resources that will enable them to succeed upon entering the field of education. The District offers a competitive and comprehensive compensation plan for its employees, and additional benefits and earning opportunities are also available via advanced degree supplement, summer school, athletic coaching and more. Upon hire, a personal benefits selection process will be made available to eligible employees.

For support or additional questions, email careers@leeschools.net or call 239-337-8676.

To learn more about available career opportunities, visit LeeSchools.net/Careers.

About The School District of Lee County

Lee County Public Schools is the ninth-largest district in Florida and the 33rd largest district in the United States. The District educates more than 97,000 students in grades K-12 and is a model for others in the state and around the nation. With approximately 12,000 full- and part-time employees, the District is one of the county’s largest employers.

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