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  • Jumpstart is a part-time to full-time six weeks program for candidates eligible to teach. Participants will receive four weeks of training from district teacher development specialists and complete a two week internship shadowing a master teacher.

     

     

     

    PARTICIPANTS MUST INTERVIEW AND BE ACCEPTED TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROGRAM

    APPLICANTS MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO TEACH

    • FLDOE STATEMENT OF ELIGIBILITY
    • STATE ISSUED TEACHING CERTIFICATE
    • DEGREE-CONFERRED TRANSCRIPTS SHOWING ELIGIBILITY 

    Candidates possessing eligibility in the content areas of Math, Science, ESE, Elementary, English and Reading will have preference over candidates in non-core content areas.  To learn more about this program, review our Frequently Asked Questions.  

     

    Stay tuned for information about oun next cohort! 

  • Frequently Asked Questions

  • What makes me eligible to teach?

  • If my transcripts do not give me eligibility, are there other ways to become eligible?

  • I have not submitted my transcripts to FLDOE for review. Do I have to wait for FLDOE to review my transcripts?

  • If the DCPS Certification Department indicates that I am eligible to teach, will they send my information to FLDOE for me?

  • If I am eligible to teach, can I teach any content area?

  • What does teaching in an out-of-field (OOF) capacity mean?

  • Can I teach any subjects out-of-field (OOF)?

  • If teaching in an out-of-field (OOF) capacity, do I have to fulfill additional requirements.

  • I am a former DCPS teacher, am I eligible for this program?

  • I am a current full-time non-certificated DCPS employee. Am I eligible for this program?

  • How is the Jumpstart program different than simply applying to teach?

  • If accepted into the program, will I be a full-time employee?

  • What is the salary for Jumpstart participants?

  • What happens after the Jumpstart program is complete?