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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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Polk Virtual School Part-Time Staff

We are building our team! Polk Virtual School is seeking current, full-time, PCSB teachers certified in all areas (6-12) for part-time virtual instruction. If interested, please bring a resume, letter of recommendation, and teaching certificate to our upcoming job fair to be held:

When  –  Tuesday, July 25th
Time    –  3:00 – 5:00 PM
Where – Polk Virtual School Office
900 Lowry Avenue
Lakeland, FL

During this event, you will learn more about our program, part-time opportunities and expectations, and meet our staff. If you are unable to attend the event, please email your resume, letter of recommendation, and teaching certificate to Michelle Henninger, Director of Polk Virtual School at michelle.henninger@polk-fl.net.

After-School Adventures Program Assistant

Intership opportunities for college students enrolled in a K-12 Education studies program or high school juniors or seniors planning to major in Elementary Education through working with the After-School Adventures Program.

Duties include supervision of students and reinforcement of instruction. The After-School Adventures Program is designed to support the enhancement of the required reading, mathematics, science and 21st Century Learning Skill through additional after-school learning time.

Specialized duties may require health and hygiene care to students, interpretation of speech and/or languages, operation of adaptive equipment and physical assistance to students as needed. Must be able to work effectively with children, assist with student supervision, and provide reinforcement of instruction

Positions are temporary and will end at the expiration of the After-School Adventures Program. Pay range $8.05 - $10.00 per hour and work schedule is 3 to 31/2 hours per day.

Contact information:Please email noreta.bish@polk-fl.net for additional information.

Americorps

Are you interested in a rewarding experience with AmeriCorps Polk Reads?

Applications are now being accepted for our AmeriCorps Polk Reads program.  We are a K-3 tutoring program that partners with the Polk County School District, helping students that are reading below their current grade level.  Our members (tutors) go through training and are then placed in elementary schools where they provide one-on-one reading tutoring throughout the school day.  You will serve with other members at your selected site, and have the option of serving Full-time or Half-time. 

  • Experience the tremendous reward that comes from helping others
  • Gain leadership, problem-solving, communication and other career skills
  • Receive a modest living allowance
  • Earn a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award to help pay for college, graduate school, or to pay back qualified student loans ($5,775 Full-time, $2,887 Half-time) (You can also gift this award to a child or grandchild).
  • Health Insurance for Full-time
  • And other rewarding experiences

For more information about National Service and Americorps you can visit www.americorps.gov

Interested in becoming a part of our team for the 2016-2017 school year, please contact Steve Chapman at steve.chapman@polk-fl.net or 863-519-8638.