Frequently Asked Questions
Below is a listing of the most commonly asked questions related to employment with Lake County Schools. If you have any specific questions, feel free to OnlineApplication@lake.k12.fl.us.
- How do I find out what jobs are available within Lake County Schools?
- What documents are required for an Instructional application to be considered complete?
- How do I get a paper application?
- May I go to the county office to fill out an application?
- Can I edit my application online?
- To whom do I send my resume?
- Where may I find information about salaries?
- I have completed the online application process. What should I do now?
- When do I need to have the fingerprint and the drug tests completed?
- How do I become an ELC Caregiver?
- I am interested in a teaching position in Lake County. How many years of experience can I bring in for salary purposes?
- I served in the Military. Will I be compensated for my service?
- I hold a Professional Services Contract in another Florida district. If I accept a job in Lake County, what will my contract status be?
- I have accepted a teaching job in Lake County. Can I transfer my sick days?
- How long will it take before I can go to work?
- Where are the job descriptions located for review?
You must complete an online application by going to the Lake County Schools Employment webpage. Then contact the school/site coordinator where the position is being advertised and follow the process by talking with the site coordinator and scheduling an appointment for an interview. If you are being considered for the caregiver position, the site coordinator will give you the necessary packet of paperwork to begin the hiring process.
Teachers who are new to Lake County, or who have a break in service with the District, will be hired as an Instructional Probationary Annual Contract Teacher for the first year and be eligible for an Annual Contract each subsequent school year of continuous service. Professional Services (PSC) contracts are no longer issued within the state of Florida.