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 Human Resources via telephone at 352-463-4403 or email at bibleb@mygcsd.org (our emails are considered public record).

Information for Applicants

Examples of Job Categories:

Instructional Applicants

Examples: Teacher, Vocational Teacher, Academic Coach, Dean, ROTC, Criminal Justice Instructor, Health Academy Instructor

Administrative Applicants

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

Substitute Applicants
The district partners with Kelly Services for all substitutes except Sub Bus Drivers. For more information on becoming a substitute please view the Sub Hiring Information Guide.

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 bibleb@mygcsd.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.