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    Are you a military veteran who is working on a Bachelor’s Degree? Learn more about the steps to teacher certification for military veterans without a Bachelor’s Degree.  View flyer>>

    If you are a military veteran and possess a Bachelor’s Degree, you will follow the normal steps to teacher certification under Resources.

    Find out why teaching in Tampa is right for you:

    • Tampa named by TIME Magazine as one of the 'World's Greatest Places' (
    • Starting salaries competitive with every major city in the Southeast
    • Best school district in the nation for new employees, according to Forbes’ 2019 list of best workplaces for new college graduates
    • Winner of the 2019 CUBE (Council of Urban Boards of Education) Award for Urban School Board Excellence
    • Top-notch benefits (for eligible positions) including medical, basic life insurance and participation in the Florida Retirement System
    • Teaching incentives of up to $5,000 are available for teaching at our highest-needs schools
    • As the USA’s seventh-largest district with 230-plus schools and more than 215,000 students, you can teach in urban, rural and suburban areas
    • Professional development and training included at no cost
    • Opportunities for career advancement
    • Site-based mentors

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  • See what teachers in Tampa are doing already:

    • 2022-23 First Year Teacher, Dylan Zuccarello at Chiles Elementary School, was selected out of 500 national entries to win a classroom furniture giveaway to help his students feel comfortable no matter their communication or learning style.
    • The nation’s No. 1 magnet school, Tampa’s MacFarlane Park Elementary, named by Magnet Schools of America
    • At King High, Director of Instrumental Studies, Dr. Dakeyan Graham is Florida’s 2019 Teacher of the Year
    • At Robinson High, AP Biology teacher Tiffany Oliver earned a 2019 national honor, the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching
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  • Forbes magazine rates Hillsborough Schools as the Number One high school district in the nation for new college graduates to work. The magazine released a list of best employers in all fields, not just education. Hillsborough Schools made the top 200 alongside a handful of distinguished colleges and universities in the list, compiled by Forbes and market research company Statista to determine which companies new employees liked best.