* For best results on this webpage, utilize Google Chrome on a desktop or laptop device. It is advised to NOT use mobile devices and please do not use auto-fill while completing an application. *
Thank you for your interest in working with us to “Accelerate Hillsborough.”
Please make note of the following reminders to ensure your application is moved to ACTIVE status as soon as possible:
- Apply on our application website which is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- Follow all written guidance to assist you with successful completion of the application.
- Remember to click "Finish and Submit" each time you apply for a position.
- Applications are worked on a first in - first out basis and are classified as "pending" upon submission.
- Please check your email for updates regarding your application status.
Once your application is ACTIVE, you are encouraged to monitor available vacancies on this website and contact principals of your interest. Site administrators will be completing virtual interviews during this time.
A listing of HCPS schools can be found in the upper right-hand corner of the main district web page. Click on the Schools > Link.
To find schools near a specific address, please utilize the School Locator
For information regarding our Transformation Schools, please click HERE
Are you interested in becoming a teacher for Hillsborough County Public Schools?
Check-out the Teach-in-Tampa website for information: Teach-in-Tampa
To ask a question specifically about becoming a teacher, please email Teacher.Recruitment@hcps.net
Tips for application completion and speedy response: Click HERE
All job seekers must have an ACTIVE Online Application to be considered.
- This means that an email has been received that notifies an applicant that the application is "active." All filed applications are "pending" until this email is received.
- All sections of an application must be completed, and a completed, current supervisor reference must be received by the application center.
- Please use PERSONAL email addresses to establish the application user name.
- IMPORTANT NOTE: ALL former employees must re-apply before interviewing at schools. Rehires must be fully re-vetted through the Application Center.
To see if your skills match our posted openings, click HERE to open the job description page to search for the position's job description.
Only one (1) application is needed for all positions in Hillsborough County Public Schools. Please do not attempt to file a second application. This may cause delays in your application process.
Be sure to complete the “Position Desired” page within the application. In addition to applying to a specific Vacancy (on the “Vacancy Desired” page) the “Position Desired” page helps to ensure that your application can be considered for future openings when they become available. We strongly encourage instructional and site-based administrator applicants to include completion of the “Position Desired” page to be considered in a district wide "Pool" of candidates.
Are you a CURRENT Employee of Hillsborough County Public Schools?
(this section is for current HCPS employees)
** Current custodial, student nutrition, security, and transportation employees seeking employee transfer into the same bargaining group OR current instructional support or instructional employees seeking transfer into an HSEF position MUST apply online via AppliTrack for interview consideration. **
Employees who are currently working in any capacity in Hillsborough County Schools are encouraged to complete an internal application when seeking transfer. By completing an internal application, current employees may directly apply through AppliTrack to advertised vacancies.
Some positions, such as administrative, may require a new or updated application through AppliTrack.
For step by step instructions to complete an internal application, click on this link: Internal Applicants
To begin or update your internal application, click HERE.
- We encourage you to attach and upload information about you such as: recent observations, evaluations, certifications, in-service records, and/or a resume that will showcase your professional attributes and proven performance.
- You may wish to include student performance data, and other information that will attest to your performance and fit to your desired work location and position.
Please note, each position has skills and competencies that one must possess for consideration. Example, to apply for an accountant position, one must have current or updated skills that provide past practice demonstrating knowledge and proficiency in this area. Instructional employees shall have all current certifications on record with the certification office for highly qualified consideration. Please check your skills and competencies against position requirements by first reading the job description. Click HERE to open the job description page.
You may review your current employee profile (competencies and skills) by clicking HERE.
HCPS EMPLOYEES: if you need to update your current employee profile to apply for current or future positions, you, the employee, must contact the Application Center. HCPS employees can utilize the following contacts >>> Application Center Contacts. Please have an updated resume ready to submit to the Application Center if you are asked to do so.
This application website has multi-language translation accessibility. Applicants can utilize the Google Translate Extension for Google Chrome to read the application; however, all application questions must be responded to in English. The Google Translate Extension for Chrome can be found HERE.
Applications for specialized positions/programs (for existing and future employees) can be made through the following links:
Administrative District Vacancies and Administrative School-Based Vacancies are now posted on the left column of this page under "Categories" Administrative District and Administrative School-Based. When there are no vacancies in the category, the category will not appear.
Magnet School Positions
Hillsborough Principal Pipeline - Program for School Based Leadership
Are you seeking a Substitute Teacher position?
If so, please call Kelly Education Services at (813) 518-5999
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Click here for email contacts >>> Application Center Contacts (emails preferred)
Hours of Operation (effective Monday, June 7, 2021)
Monday to Thursday (closed on Fridays)
7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Exception: Week of July 5th
- Open Tuesday through Friday
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Pursuant to Title VI, Title IX, Section 504/Title II and other civil rights regulations, the School District of Hillsborough County (District) does not discriminate nor tolerate harassment on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, genetic information or pregnancy in its educational programs, services or activities, or in its hiring or employment practices; and it will take immediate action to eliminate such harassment, prevent its recurrence, and address its effects. The District also provides equal access to its facilities to the Boy Scouts and other patriotic youth groups, as required by the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Dr. Pansy Houghton, Executive Officer, Compliance. 813-272-4000; firstname.lastname@example.org; 901 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida 33602.
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