The School District of Lee County to host Classroom Careers: Networking and Recruitment Event Dec. 9

The School District of Lee County is hosting Classroom Careers: Networking and Recruitment Event on Thursday, Dec. 9, providing insight on careers as teachers, guest teachers and paraprofessionals within the District.

With a growing enrollment of more than 95,000 students and 120 schools, the District is looking to connect talented, high-energy candidates with instructional and non-instructional vacancies for the upcoming school year. Positions are available across the District with a focus on high-demand positions like English, elementary education, science, math and special education, as well as for guest teachers and paraprofessionals.

During the Classroom Careers event, attendees will have the opportunity to meet and mingle with principals and District representatives and learn about the variety of career paths available. Candidates may also be offered an interview with the potential to be hired on the spot.

Classroom Careers will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 9 at the Lee County Public Education Center, located at 2855 Colonial Blvd. in Fort Myers. Light bites will be provided by culinary program students from East Lee County High School. To register by Dec. 7, click here.

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 School District of Lee County offers a competitive and comprehensive compensation plan for its employees with a starting salary of $47,300 for teachers. 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.

To learn more about available career opportunities, visit www.LeeSchools.net/Careers.

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 95,000 students in grades K-12 and is a model for others in the state and around the nation. With approximately 12,000 full- and part-time employees, the District is one of the county’s largest employers.

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