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Human Resource Services Division

Physical Address:
Building B
1907 S. Floral Ave.
Bartow FL 33830

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 391
Bartow FL 33831

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

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Employee Relations


Contact The Office of Recruiting

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 School site.

Office of Recruiting Contact Information

General questions:

Teacher electronic resumes may be sent to:

Office of Recruiting Contact#: 863-519-3631


Our Community

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

We Have A lot to Brag About!

  • Click here to view our “Brag Video” and to to learn more about the great things happening in Polk County Schools.

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

Our District & Schools

Did you know that there are more than 156 schools, serving over 105,000 students throughout the Polk County School District?

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

Teacher Information

District & State Certification Information

Professional Growth & Career Advancement Opportunities

Special Programs & Perks for Our Employees

All Staff Discount Offers

New Teacher Resource Kit- Coming Soon!

Programs Just for Teachers

Business Partnerships Programs - Coming Soon!

We look forward to assisting you.

General Inquiries/Questions Human Resource Services Division call 863-534-0781
Credential Review (e.g., Advance degree supplements, Paraeducator/instructional highly qualified verification) Certification Office email or
call 863-534-0725
Substitute Inquiries Certification Office email or 
call 863-534-0725
Steps to Become a Teacher Recruiting Office


Florida Certification Certification Office



Veterans Preference Inquiries Personnel Department email or call 863-534-0731
Florida Retirement Inquiries Risk Management Department email
Salary Inquiries Personnel Department

email a Senior Technician