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You’re not just looking for a place to work. You’re looking for a place to grow professionally and personally. You’ve found it in Polk County Public Schools.

Polk County Public Schools offers one of the highest beginning teacher salaries in the state and a generous benefits package.

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In the Know with Caroline

Why should you teach in Polk County Public Schools? Our Recruiter, Caroline, explains just a few reasons why Polk County is the perfect place to work and live!

Looking for perks? We've got you covered.

Teachers have access to the free automatic full-time educator professional liability coverage offered by the Florida Department of Education. Teachers can learn more about this opportunity here.

Medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, and life insurance  No-cost employee health clinics  Paid sick time and holidays 
Discounts to area businesses and attractions  Flexible spending account New teacher support, including professional development and mentorship programs 

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“Are you interested in a rewarding experience helping students become better readers? Americorps is hiring! Earn a living allowance to help with expenses and earn the Segal Education Award to help pay for college courses or pay off student loans! You can even gift the award to a child or grandchild if you are 55 or older. 

PCPS Alternative Certification Program for Non-Education Majors A.C.E. PROGRAM

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