Manatee County Public Schools
Manatee County Public Schools
We welcome you to The School District of Manatee County located here in scenic and vibrant Bradenton, Florida! >>>>> With the highest starting salaries for teachers in the Suncoast Region of Florida, we invite you to apply for employment within our district! <<<<< We are located on the Gulf Coast of Mexico, one hour south of Tampa and two hours west from Orlando. We are a growing public school district with a great deal of employment opportunities. We are the largest employer in Manatee County with over 5,500 regular employees and over 48,000 students. We are inspiring our Students to Learn, Dream and Achieve! With 150 miles of pristine coastline, 27 miles of sublime beaches and an enticing overall annual temperature of 72.7 degrees, it's no wonder that Manatee County is a magnet for people looking for a great place to live, work, and play! In addition to its natural, pristine beauty, well-planned and beautifully designed residential areas, and a highly competitive business arena, Manatee County also maintains a rich tradition of outstanding academic and extracurricular programs within the school district. Facts at a Glance: • 6,000 + Employees • Appoximately 2,900 Teachers (Includes PK-12, vocational, ESE, Media Specialists, Guidance Counselors) • 146 Teachers of the Arts • 31 Elementary Schools; 10 Middle Schools; 6 High Schools; 2 Alternative Schools • eTech Virtual Schools • 12 Charter Schools • Manatee Technical College With Four Campus Locations Throughout Manatee County. School administrators and staff strive to create a balanced, cohesive education program for students from the first day they enter the school system until the day they graduate. From pre-kindergarten through the elementary grades, emphasis is placed on teaching the basics for a solid foundation of academic skills. Honors and language courses are introduced during the middle school years in preparation for the transition into high school where students proceed with college preparatory or a vocational focus. Numerous clubs, sports, and arts activities are offered, as well as a selection of advanced placement courses at all high schools and dual enrollment courses through Manatee Community College. Magnet programs are offered at ten (10) of our schools, each orchestrating the district-wide curriculum through a central theme. Students of diverse backgrounds join together with a common interest around which lessons and units are taught through application and the development of topic oriented courses.
The mission of the Manatee County School District is to inspire our students with a passion for learning, empowered to pursue their dreams confidently and creatively while contributing to our community, nation and world. The Manatee County school system is dedicated to serving students by providing state-of-the-art curriculum, instruction and facilities to promote higher student achievement in preparation for tomorrow's workforce. Core Values: We believe that... • All people have value and can add value. • Embracing diversity strengthens communities. • Family is the first and most powerful influence on a person's life. • Individuals are responsible for their choices and actions. • Honesty and integrity are vital. • Lifelong learning is essential for individuals and communities to flourish.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
No employee, student, applicant for admission or applicant for employment, volunteer, vendor, or member of the public, shall, on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, marital status, age, religion, or any other basis prohibited by law, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of or be subjected to discrimination or harassment under any educational programs, activities, services, or in any employment conditions, policies or practices conducted by the Manatee County Public School System.