Highlands County Public Schools


Highlands County Public Schools


Come Teach in Highlands County, Florida. . . . .where "Leading Together to Achieve Excellence" is key! We support our new teachers. We provide a highly qualified mentor to support and assist our new teachers with the important help they may need to be successful. In addition, our administrators empower our teachers and staff. We offer an environment that rewards and recognizes teachers for the contributions that they have made to impact student achievement and make our schools great. Our teachers are professionals and we treat them as professionals by offering continuing education and opportunities to stay abreast of "best practices". We value our teachers input and continue to strive to make Highlands County Schools a proactive, productive, and top rated school district. Highlands County offers a great quality of life. Located in South Central Florida, with a population of just under 100,000, Highlands County is big enough to offer all of the amenities without the traffic and crowds. Get a taste of classic Florida from our crystal clear lakes, beautiful state park, and gently rolling hills and citrus groves. If you are looking for a little more, Highlands County is only an hour and a half from Central Florida's major attractions, to include Walt Disney World, Busch Gardens, and our coastal beaches. We offer a Competitive Salary, Excellent Benefits, Professional Development, Alternative Certification, an Educator Support System and Florida Retirement. Statistics: County Population – Just under 100,000 School Teachers/Administrators – 914 Schools – 18 Students – 12,071 Total Employees – 1,721 Please visit our website for job postings and online application: www.highlands.k12.fl.us Or feel free to contact us by phone: Job Hotline (863) 471-5607 Ani Guedes, Certification Analyst (863) 471-5737 Email: guedesa@highlands.k12.fl.us THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY An Equal Opportunity Employer

Mission Statement

By uniting stakeholders, we will prepare our students to be college and career ready, empower our students to achieve personal excellence, and foster responsible citizens.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The School Board of Highlands County is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Veterans' Preference Employer.

Highlands County Public Schools

426 SCHOOL ST, SEBRING, FL 33870-4048