FORT MYERS, Fla.
- Jan. 21, 2018
-- The School District of Lee County is coming to Gainesville to speak with prospective educators during University of Florida's (UF) Spring Career Showcase on Tuesday, Jan. 30, held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center on the UF campus. Prior to the showcase, the District will attend the Diversity Meet Up: Pre-Showcase Connections networking event for students of diverse and underrepresented populations from 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 29 at the Evans Champions Club at UF.
During the Spring Career Showcase, UF students and alumni interested in pursuing a career in education will have an opportunity to meet with representatives from the District to learn more about the Lee County school system and eligibility requirements for future employment. The District is hiring to fill a variety of teaching positions for the 2018-19 school year, including grades K-5, special education, science and mathematics, and reading and language arts. Career opportunities are updated regularly on the District's website; a complete listing can be found at www.leeschools.net/careers
The District's efforts to put "The Right Talent in the Right Place" means that new teachers 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 the starting compensation package of $52,984 encompasses salary, medical coverage and life insurance, pension and investment plan contributions, and social security and Medicare employer contributions. A relocation bonus may be available to assist with moving to the area. 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 more information on applying to The School District of Lee County, call 239-337-8640 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
.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 94,000 students in grades K-12 and is a model for others in the state and around the nation. With approximately 10,000 full- and part-time employees, the District is one of the county's largest employers. As the District builds new schools and renovates and expands existing facilities to accommodate the unprecedented growth experienced in the last several years, the District has become one of Southwest Florida's largest developers.
Holly Boldrin, APR, CPRC, Priority Marketing