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 352-463-3200.

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

Interested applicants will need to apply directly on the district's website under Employment. Prospective substitutes will need to be fingerprinted, drug tested, and completed new sub hire paperwork. 

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.

ETS Parapro Testing Information

Two ways to test

  1. At a proctor center

  2. At home

Proctor Center Registration website: ETS Parapro Testing Registration

Additional information and home testing website: ETS at home testing registration

Telephone: 800-772-9476

Testing fee $85.00

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.