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Applying For Employment


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Please read the following information before moving forward with the application process.

  • Complete the application in full by answering all pertinent questions and attaching all required documents (e.g., diplomas, transcripts, certificates, references, etc.)

  • Your completed application will be kept on file for one year after receipt.

  • All job vacancies are also posted in the district office and at all school sites. Vacancy information may also be obtained by calling our Job Hotline at (863) 494-4222, ext. 1.

  • DeSoto County School District supports the American Disabilities Act of 1990, and we will take all reasonable steps to accommodate individuals using our services, programs, and activities. Please notify Human Resources in advance if you require any accommodations or assistance.

  • The School District requires all employees to be fingerprinted and meet Level 2 Screening Requirements as described in §1022.32 F.S. The fingerprint fee of $50 is charged to the employee and is payable by credit or debit card.

  • Pre-employment drug screening is required for all job applicants selected to fill vacancies or new positions. Refusing to take the pre-employment drug screen, a positive result, altering the screening, or inconclusive test results will disqualify any candidate from employment and any offer will be withdrawn.

    If you have any questions, please call the School District's
    Human Resources Office (863) 494-4222, ext. 1102, or fax our office at (863) 494-9675.

    For Current Employees Only
    Please follow these instructions when applying to another position within the school district.

    • You will need two sets of credentials: your network credentials to log in to Skyward Employee Access, and FastTrack credentials to apply for a position.

    • Click here to access Skyward Employee Access.  Log in with your standard network credentials, and click the [Fast Track Open Positions] button.

    • Once you’ve selected a desired post click the [Apply for Selected Position(s)] button.
      • If you have a FastTrack account, complete the Existing Users Please Log In section of the page with your FastTrack credentials.

      • If you do not have a FastTrack account, complete the New Users Please Create a Profile section of the page.


Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer The School Board of DeSoto County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, or genetic information in employment or the provision of services. Contact our School District Equity Coordinator at 863-494-4222.

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Please note, all messages of this nature should be addressed to the attention of Superintendent Adrian H. Cline.