All applicants for employment with the Gilchrist County School District shall be recruited, selected, and assigned solely on the basis of experience, qualifications, and the necessary requirements for the vacant position. Race, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national background, and marital status will not be considered as factors for employment; nor shall any qualified disabled person be excluded from consideration for employment solely on the basis of his/her disability. Employment of personnel for GCSD is in compliance with Federal and State laws regarding non-discrimination and preference. Any person who believes s(he) may need reasonable accommodations during the application or interview process should notify the appropriate department or school office in advance.
Information for Applicants
Examples of Job Categories:
Examples: Teacher, Vocational Teacher, Academic Coach, Dean, ROTC, Criminal Justice Instructor, Health Academy Instructor
Examples: Principal, Director, Officer, Specialist
Non-Instructional (Classified) Applicants
Examples: Teacher Aide/Paraprofessional, Administrative Assistant, Fiscal Clerk, School Secretary, Bookkeeper, Bus Driver, Maintenance, Food Service Worker, Guidance Clerk
Examples: Classroom Substitute, Substitute Bus Drivers, Athletic Coaches (non-degreed), Food Service Substitutes, Office Substitutes, Maintenance Substitutes.
1. Submit online employment application
2. Complete online substitute training courses (for Classroom & Food Service)
3. Complete Fingerprints & Drug Test
3. Complete and submit required paperwork (obtained from school board office)
4. Name submitted to school board for approval
Substitute Pay Rate
4-year degree $ 8.67 per hour
High School Diploma or Equivalent $8.10 per hour
Highly Qualified (Long-Term) $130 per day (This rate of pay is not for day-to-day subbing, but for pre-approved long-term sub positions)
Click here for Substitute Handbook
**Important Information for Substitutes**
As a substitute you will not be considered a regular employee, and will not be eligible for regular employee benefits such as insurance and retirement under the Florida Retirement System (FRS).
The Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1990 (OBRA 90) introduced into law IRS Code Section 3121(b)(7)(F). As a result, all employees who are not covered by their employer’s retirement plan are automatically enrolled in the 401(a) FICA Alternative Plan.
Under the 401(a) FICA Alternative Plan you will contribute 7.5% of your compensation, on a pre-tax basis, to an account in your name with BENCOR in place of Social Security tax deduction. You will not contribute to Social Security as a substitute. Please click HERE for more information.
You can go to the Bencor Website for easy access to your account, including your balance, investment performance, loan details, beneficiary information, forms, etc.
Bencor can also be contact by calling 888-258-3422, option 1.
Paraprofessional / Teacher's Aide Qualifications
The requirements to be a Paraprofessional / Teacher's Aide include the following: 1. High School Diploma or Equivalent; 2. An AA degree or 60 college credits from an accredited college or university OR earn a passing score on the ETS Paraprofessional Exam. 3. Pass a Level II Criminal History check via fingerprinting through the district's approved vendor. 4. Pass a drug test.
GCSD offers the ETS Paraprofessional Exam. You may schedule to take the test through Human Resources by contacting BillieJo Bible, Director of Human Resources via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at 352-463-4403. The cost of the exam is $65.00 (effective 12/1/2015). Study guides are available.
Information provided by applicants is subject to Florida Public Records law.
Note: Some documents used in the application process require Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer, you may download a free copy from the Adobe website.
All applications will be reviewed. Not all applicants will be interviewed. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide information necessary to determine qualifications for any position. It is also the responsibility of the applicant to update contact information on applications as needed.
Gilchrist County School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Gilchrist County School District uses E-Verify for Employment Eligibility Verification through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and reports all new hires, re-hires, and temporary employees to the Florida Department of Revenue through the Florida New Hire Reporting Center; per Florida Statute 409.2576 and the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) of 1996, 42 U.S.C 653A.