Welcome to the Office of Recruiting

One of the primary goals of the Office of Recruiting is to attract, recruit, hire, and retain fully qualified instructional staff for every Polk County Public Schools site.

Our Community

Polk, an All-American County, is located in the “Heart of Florida.” We are 35 miles from Orlando and 35 miles from Tampa. Our residents live in 17 thriving cities and towns.

Visit www.VisitCentralFlorida.com for a list of events, attractions, and activities throughout the Central Florida area.

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Teacher Job Fair - May 4, 9 am - 2 pm

CALLING ALL TEACHERS! Polk County Public Schools is hosting a district-wide job fair where we will be holding on-the-spot interviews and hiring for the 2019-2020 school year. The fair will be held at Tenoroc High in Lakeland, 4905 Saddle Creek Road.  More Information

Our District & Schools

Did you know that there are more than 150 schools, serving over 100,000 students, throughout the Polk County school district?

Select About Our District for more interesting facts; the Polk Schools and Polk Career Academies links to learn more about each location; or the Read All About It! link to read how our students and staff are making the headlines.

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