Instructional Employment

Welcome to the Instructional Employment page, and thank you for your interest in becoming a teacher with The School District of Palm Beach County! We are committed to hiring the most talented educators who will provide opportunities for our students to succeed. The Department of Recruitment & Retention actively recruits beginning and experienced teachers, as well as candidates considering a transition into the field of education.

Teachers Needed!

Opportunities to teach at the beach are available throughout the entire school year. Our mission is to fill our nearly 13,000 teacher positions with an inspiring teacher who will guide his or her students to their highest potential. Critical needs areas include Science, Math, English, Reading, Elementary, Exceptional Student Education, Speech Language Pathologists, and more. Send your resume to the recruiters today, and take steps towards your teaching career with Palm Beach County!


The School District of Palm Beach County is far from your average school system. We actively seek and recruit the most promising teachers on a national level. Our recruitment team attends and sponsors events across the country to meet with talented teachers, and help them to secure employment in a Palm Beach County school.

Teacher Recruitment

TeachPalmBeachLeftCorner1Search and Apply for Jobs

If you are ready to begin your search for a teaching position in Palm Beach County, click the appropriate box below. The preferred web browser is Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, and Google Chrome users may experience technical difficulties.

Hiring Process Overview

The hiring process to become a teacher can begin in more than one way. All candidates must submit an online application. Applications are then viewed by the principal or another hiring supervisor.


 Apply Online

Apply using our online job application for all positions of interest. Vacancies are available throughout the school year, and each application is made available to the school principal. The preferred web browser is Internet Explorer. Safari, Firefox, and Google Chrome users may or may not experience technical difficulties.


Submit Documents

Once you have created an applicant profile and submitted an application, review and submit the hiring documents outlined in the hiring guide. Be sure to include your applicant  ID number when submitting items.

                     Please provide copies of all applicable active teacher certifications or Statements of Eligibility from the Florida Department of Education.



Interview Process

Interviews are conducted on-site, over the phone, via Skype and/or FaceTime. If you are planning a trip to the area, be sure to contact a recruiter and inform them that you are available for face-to-face interviews.


Job Offers

Upon being offered a job, Human Resources will verify all hiring documents and eligibility for teaching. Once approved by HR, you will receive a Job Offer Letter, and be sent for fingerprinting and a medical screening. All candidates will need to bring their original social security card for fingerprinting, so be sure to know where to find your card.


Employee Orientation 

All hires and rehires must complete Employee Orientation prior to beginning work. Employee Orientation is designed to familiarize new and returning employees with benefits, working conditions, and other job-related topics.


Begin Working

Once you are approved for hire and have completed Employee Orientation, you may begin your new job! Once you are employed, don’t forget to recommend Palm Beach County to other teachers seeking a job in education!

Employer Visa Sponsorship
Until further notice, the School District of Palm Beach County is unable to sponsor new employees requiring authorization to work.