Welcome To Hillsborough County Public Schools

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Our Application Website is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.



HCPS is currently accepting applications and hiring for all positions for the current school year, and is also accepting Instructional applications for the 2020 - 2021 school year.

Are you interested in becoming a teacher for Hillsborough County Public Schools?  Check-out the Teach-in-Tampa website for information: Teach-in-Tampa

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.

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.

Tips for application completion and speedy response: Click HERE

Candidate Pools
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 district 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 are needing to update your current employee profile to apply for current or future positions, you must call the Application Center at the following number: (813) 840-7181. 


This application website has multi-language translation accessibility.  When using Google Translate, all application questions must be responded to in English.  For users of the Google Translate Extension in Chrome, Click 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


Click to View Salary Schedules

Click to View HCPS CRI Hiring Guidelines


Application Center
2920 North 40th Street
Tampa, FL  33605
(813) 840-7181
Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday
7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Continuous Notification of Nondiscrimination
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; pansy.houghton@sdhc.k12.fl.us; 901 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida 33602.
Website Accessibility Statement
The School District of Hillsborough County is committed to providing websites that are accessible to all of our stakeholders. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader, eye-tracking device, voice recognition software, etc.) and are experiencing difficulty accessing information on this site, the following person has been designated to handle inquiries or complaints related to the functionality or inaccessibility of online content: Dr. Pansy Houghton, Executive Officer, Compliance. 813-272-4000; pansy.houghton@sdhc.k12.fl.us; 901 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida 33602.  As required by Section 668.6076, Florida Statutes, you are hereby notified that: Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing. History.--s. 1, ch. 2006-232.
Notice of Reasonable Accommodations

Internal Applicants

Eligible Employees may apply for a Transfer online-

All current employees seeking transfer into a custodial, student nutrition, or transportation position must apply online.

Click on the Log-in link below to apply.

For additional guidance on applying as an internal applicant, follow this link: Internal Applicants

Log in

Need Help?

We're here to help! For questions regarding position qualifications or application procedures, please contact Hillsborough County Public Schools directly.

For technical questions regarding the Applicant Tracking system, please contact the Applicant Tracking help desk using the Request Technical Help link below.
Request Technical Help