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Human Resource Services Division

Physical Address:
Building B
1907 S. Floral Ave.
Bartow FL 33830

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 391
Bartow FL 33831

Phone: (863) 534-0781
Fax: (863) 534-0737

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Kelly Educational Staffing (KES)

Polk County Public Schools has partnered with Kelly Educational Staffing (KES) for our substitute teacher, substitute paraprofessional, and substitute clerical needs. KES will handle all the aspects including recruiting, hiring, training and scheduling.  There are several advantages to this partnership such as the opportunity for substitutes to have year-round employment and additional incentives exclusive to employment with KES. 

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More Substitutes information and procedures.


To become a substitute:

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Once completed, you will receive a confirmation email stating your application has been received. After you received confirmation, you may then contact Custodial Services at 863-534-0721.

All employees start as substitutes and are eligible to apply for advertised vacancies. We are always taking applications for substitute School Nutrition assistants. Are you interested? We're waiting to hear from you.

Visit the School Nutrition Employment page to find out how to apply.

Click here to view the Job Description.


All drivers begin as a substitute driver. The current pay is $10.00 an hour.


We also have need for bus attendants who assist the drivers with students.

All attendants begin as a substitute attendant. The current pay is $8.10 an hour.

For more information, please visit Frequently Asked Questions and How to Apply