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Human Resource Services
P.O. Box 391
Bartow FL 33830

Phone: (863) 534-0781
Fax: (863) 534-0737

Additional Info

To Apply for a Job

  1. Complete and submit an online application using the Applicant Registration System.
  2. While still in the Applicant Registration System, find the position using the job browser and click "Apply".

Currently no openings.

There are currently no openings matching this type.

School Based Administrative Applicants please read carefully.

In order to meet the need for administrators at the Elementary and Secondary level, Polk County Schools has established a pool of applicants. All applicants for School Based Administrative positions must be accepted into the Principal or Assistant Principal Pool.

  • Employees with Polk County Schools interested in administrative positions may contact the Professional Development Office for information.
  • A Non-Employee, Experienced Administrator Pool was established to tap into the wealth of experience from outside the district and the state. This will allow applicants in the Experienced Non-District Employee Administrative Pool to apply for specific administrative positions.
  • To apply for School Based administrative positions, please follow the How to Apply instructions listed below. Information regarding the job specific requirements of a posting can be found in the Details section of the advertisement.

District Level Administrative Applicants: please read carefully.

To apply for District level administrative positions, please follow the How to Apply instructions listed below.  Information regarding the job specific requirements of a posting can be found in the Details section of the advertisement.

How to Apply

Important! All applicants, including employees of Polk County Schools, must complete an online employment application.

  • Complete and submit the Online Employment Application.
  • For each position applied for:
    • Log on to your online application,
    • Click “Job Browser”,
    • Locate the position you want to apply for
    • Click “Apply”.
  • Submit the current Administrative Open Position Application Form with required documentation to:
  • School Board of Polk County
    Human Resource Services
    Attn: Tanya Peavy
    P.O. Box 391
    Bartow FL 33831

    Important! by the close of business of the posting expiration date.

Veteran's Preference

Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, sets forth certain requirements for public employers to accord preferences, in appointment, retention and promotion, to certain veterans and spouses of veterans who are Florida residents. All Veterans requesting Veteran’s preference must complete the form below titled, “Veteran’s Preference” and submit it, along with additional documentation such as DD Form 214, to the hiring administrator for each position for which s/he applies. Veterans Preference Form