Recruitment fair registration deadline Nov. 20

On Thursday, Dec. 3, the School District of Lee County is hosting a winter teacher recruitment fair from 4 – 7 p.m. and a substitute teacher information workshop from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Lee County Public Education Center, 2855 Colonial Blvd. in Fort Myers. Those interested in attending the winter teacher recruitment fair must apply by Nov. 20 at Eligible candidates will receive an email invitation to attend, and must RSVP before Nov. 30. Additionally, the School District of Lee County will be offering two substitute teacher information workshops for those interested in becoming a substitute teacher. The first workshop will take place at 5 p.m., followed by a second workshop at 6 p.m. Those who are interested in attending the substitute teacher information workshops must register at

The District is now hiring to fill a range of teaching positions, including elementary teachers for grades K-5, special education teachers, science and mathematics teachers, and reading and language arts teachers. For current listings, visit the District’s career page at Principals within the School District of Lee County will participate in the winter teacher recruitment fair to discuss available positions and provide recommendations. The District will offer district contracts to recommended candidates in all certification areas for the 2016-17 school year

The School District of Lee County serves more than 93,000 students in 96 schools and is the ninth-largest school district in Florida. Located on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico, the District serves Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Cape Coral, Sanibel and Captiva Islands, Pine Island, Bonita Springs, Lehigh Acres and Alva. People come from all over the world to enjoy Lee County’s beautiful beaches, boating, fishing, watersports and nature attractions. Most importantly, Lee County is a community of people who care about the education of children.

The School District of Lee County provides competitive benefits, and continuing education opportunities are available at Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida SouthWestern State College and other local colleges and universities. The District includes a Microsoft Certified High School, Dunbar High School; a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, The Sanibel School; and one of the top International Baccalaureate High Schools in the world, Fort Myers High School.

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 93,000 students in grades K-12 and is a model for others in the state and around the nation. With approximately 10,000 full- and part-time employees, the District is one of the county’s largest employers. As the District builds new schools and renovates and expands existing facilities to accommodate the unprecedented growth experienced in the last several years, the District has become one of Southwest Florida’s largest developers.