• Employment Opportunities

    Thank you for your interest in employment with Duval County Public Schools (DCPS), a vibrant and diverse community of educators and educational support professionals.  Team Duval employs 13,000 employees in a variety of full and part-time positions all dedicated to our students' success.  Below you will find information on the different types of positions available within our district.  Individuals seeking either full-time or part-time instructional, instructional support or and administrative positions can explore our Join Team Duval site, view current vacancies or search our Job Description databases to find a position where you can make an impact as the newest member of Team Duval!

  • Instructional Positions

    Instructional personnel (teachers, academic coaches, school counselors, occupational/physical therapists, social workers) are the heartbeat of the rewarding field of education.  DCPS offers a competitive compensation package and generous supplements for select hard to staff subject areas.  Our starting teacher salary is the highest in the Northeast Florida region, and we offer a variety of supports for our new employees to ensure your success.  If you have a desire to make a positive impact on our future, consider becoming an educator with Team Duval today! 

    Duval County Substitute Teachers & Paraprofessionals

    Duval County Public Schools has partnered with ESS to recruit, train, and provide qualified substitute teachers and paraprofessionals for our schools. To learn more about opportunities to work as an instructional substitute and paraprofessional substitute, click here!

    District and School-based Administrators

    School-based administrators provide leadership focused on increasing student achievement and closing the achievement gap through recruitment, retention, and support of top talent, creating positive school culture, and leading effective instruction.

    District-based administrators support schools in a variety of ways, both operational and instructional.

    Introduction to school-based administrators.

    Steps to becoming a school-based administrator.

    Support Personnel

    Support Personnel jobs include clerical, maintenance, instructional support, and other specialized positions and are under the Civil Service classification.  These positions are open to the public and advertised on our applicant website. Qualification requirements can be viewed by clicking on the job title. Some positions require passing a test.


    Paraprofessionals are an important part of DCPS school communities and directly support students in schools. Qualifications vary according to the type of position; passing examination scores or college credit are required for all schools. 

    Notice of Non-Discrimination

    Duval County Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, marital status or genetic information (and other protected classes included in the district’s Non-Discrimination Policy) in its educational programs, services or activities, or in its hiring or employment practices. 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.  

    Requesting ADA Accommodation

    To request accommodation due to disability for the application and interview process, please contact the Office of Equity and Inclusion/Professional Standards.


    Duval County Public Schools participates in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification Program). To learn more, click here.



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