The School District of Lee County, headquartered in Southwest Florida, will host a virtual hiring event on Feb. 22-26 for certified teachers in Puerto Rico who are interested in relocating to Florida for the 2021-22 academic year.

The School District of Lee County is among the largest school districts in Florida and the United States with a growing enrollment of more than 95,000 students and 120 schools. Over 45% of the District’s student population identify as Hispanic or multiracial. The District currently has openings for bilingual teachers at the elementary, middle and high school levels in high-demand positions like science, math, elementary and special education.

During the virtual hiring event, candidates will have an opportunity to meet with District representatives via pre-scheduled virtual interviews held daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 22 through Friday, Feb. 26. To register, 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 District offers a competitive and comprehensive compensation plan for its employees with a starting salary of $47,300. 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.