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Join our dedicated team of over 4,000 teachers and staff to make a positive difference in our community!

Fort Wayne Community Schools is a dynamic school district serving nearly 30,000 students in Fort Wayne, Indiana. As one of the largest school districts in the state, we are committed to educating all students to high standards and preparing the next generation of leaders to serve our community and region. We are excited you’ve chosen to consider us as part of your professional journey. Thanks for your interest in joining the FWCS team!


We are thrilled you are considering to share your talent with Fort Wayne Community Schools! Check out the information below for answers to many common questions about applying to and working at FWCS. Not finding the answer you need? Contact the FWCS Talent Acquisition Team at!

About Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne is a great place to live! Don’t just take our word for it – Money Magazine, the U.S. Conference of Mayors, All-America City Awards, Business Week, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development have all awarded our community for our outstanding quality of life.

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Fort Wayne Community Schools Benefits

Available benefits vary by job type and schedule. As a general rule, full time positions include the full benefits package, while part time and substitute positions have more limited benefit offerings.

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Health Insurance

Comprehensive, highly affordable group health insurance plans through Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, offered to employees working an average of 30+ hours per week over the course of each year.


State Retirement/Pension

Public pension program managed by the Indiana Public Retirement System (PERF and TRF). FWCS pays the 3% required contribution on behalf of eligible employees. This benefit is available to employees who work at least 6 hours per day.

State Retirement/Pension

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Optional retirement benefit available to all employees, including substitutes. Employee contributes the funds with no current employer match.


Paid Time Off

Paid Time Off

Including paid holidays, personal business, personal illness, family illness, and vacation. Vary by job category and schedule.


Wellness Program

Wellness Program

Various resources available to promote employee health and well-being, including wellness coaches, health screenings, exercise groups, wellness incentives, and an employee assistance program.



Term Life Insurance

Term Life Insurance

Basic coverage at varying levels depending on job category and schedule, with optional supplemental coverage available.


Short/Long Term Disability

Short/Long Term Disability

Provides earnings support for eligible employees during times of short or long term inability to work.