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All positions listed herein are provided by the individual schools or districts under which they appear. The "posted" date indicates the day on which any listings are posted to the Texas Troops to Teachers web site. Please contact each school/district directly to get closing information for each posting.


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ComQuest Academy Charter School needs teachers for the following areas:

K-6 teachers
English teacher
Spanish teacher

Contacts: Hannah Foster or Mrs. Stanfield
207 N. Peach St., Tomball, TX 77375
Phone: 281-516-0611
Email resumes to frontdeskcqa@comquestacademy.org

Posted 7/26/16


IDEA Public Schools is looking for teachers throughout Texas. They are located in Austin, San Antonio, the Rio Grande Valley, and they are expanding into El Paso.

View the various positions at IDEA PS campuses here.

Contact: Ray Tijerina, San Antonio Talent Recruiter
Phone: 210-322-6997
Email: Raymond.tijerina@ideapublicschools.org

Posted 7/21/16


TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas seeks a full-time Assistant Commandant of Cadets beginning in the 2016-2017 school year. The Assistant Commandant is responsible for assisting the Commandant with the overall planning, organization and execution of the JROTC Department/Military Program for the Texas Military Institute Corps of Cadets providing education for 6th through 12th grade students.

All TMI JROTC instructors are deeply involved in the TMI and local communities. They teach leadership education curricula. They also serve as liaisons between the Army and civilian agencies and perform career and performance counseling for Cadets. They help plan and support activities like the TMI Military Ball, various Cadet Competitions, Cadet Publication production, military ceremonies, community service, and charitable activities. They provide instruction in drill and ceremonies and in the principles of leadership and management. In short, the instructors devote themselves to the Cadets in the classroom and during extensive extracurricular activities. Their hard work and devotion have resulted in an JROTC program which is highly acclaimed on local and national levels.

The TMI Corps of Cadets has been recognized as an Army JROTC Honor Unit with Distinction for over twenty three years. The Leadership Training Course is supported with texts through four levels of instruction addressing the following areas: leadership, citizenship, map reading, first aid, drug abuse prevention, physical fitness, public speaking, financial management, military history, career opportunities and job interview skills, basic rifle marksmanship, military drill and ceremonies. All Upper School Cadets are members of the JROTC program. Middle School Cadets do not attend the classroom phase of Cadet training and are not members of the JROTC program.

Graduating Cadets are often selected for admission to the US Military Service Academies and many are offered ROTC scholarships. Colleges include the following: West Point, Naval Academy, Air Force Academy, Yale, US Merchant Marine Academy, Notre Dame, Rice, Vanderbilt, Tufts, Texas A&M, Virginia Tech, University of Texas, Tulane, Clemson, MIT, Citadel and Baylor.

Contact: Walt Warner, Dept. Chair; Dean of Curriculum and Instruction
Texas Military Institute
20955 West Tejas Trail, San Antonio, TX 78257
Phone: 210-564-6135
Email: w.warner@tmi-sa.org

Posted 7/18/16


Irving ISD is still searching for a Health Science Technology-Biotechnology teacher.

Irving ISD pays a very competitive salary and offers an excellent benefit package. This position offers 13 additional days on the contract. In addition, the individual will start on step 2 of the pay scale due to industry experience. 

Applicants will subsequently need to go through an Alternative Program for certification, but Irving ISD can assist them in finding a good program to work with. 

Apply online www.irvingisd.net,  under the "Employment" tab. Please contact Irving ISD directly with questions.

See ALL Irving ISD Jobs.

Ms. Shawn Blessing,
Phone: 972-600-5049
Email: sblessing@irvingisd.net

Updated 7/14/16


Incarnate Word Academy High School in Corpus Christi, Texas is searching for an AP Physics teacher.  Incarnate Word is even willing to hire potential candidates who are currently working towards their certification.

Contact: Darla K. Montaño, Assistant Principal for Curriculum and Instruction
Incarnate Word Academy High School
2920 South Alameda, Corpus Christi, Texas 78404
Phone: 361-883-0857 ext. 112
Email: MontanoD@iwacc.org



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Posted 7/14/16


Waller ISD, located about halfway between Brenham and Houston, has several positions available for the 2016-17 school year.

Visit their Human Resources page for more information, to apply, or contact Mr. Mike Brooks below.

Contact: Mike Brooks, Human Resources Director
Waller Independent School District
2214 Waller Street, Waller, Texas  77484
Office:  936-931-0397
Fax:  936-372-9151
Email:  mbrooks@wallerisd.net 
WISD website:  www.wallerisd.net

Posted 7/13/16


Conroe ISD, located north of Houston in Montgomery County, is in search of a talented CTE Teacher – Industrial Technology – Welding (Certified Prof/Secondary/Job #021492) at our Caney Creek High School campus.

Job Qualifications Include:

Education/Certification

  • High School diploma, Associate’s Degree, or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • Valid Texas Teaching Certificate for Career and Technology
  • Valid work experience required by Texas Education Agency

Special Knowledge Skills

  • Knowledge of subjects assigned
  • General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
  • Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

For more information about this position, and others in Conroe ISD, visit the Human Resources page. Apply online by clicking here

Contact: Christine Corson, Prof Specialist/Recruit/Retention
Human Resources, Conroe ISD
Tele: 936-709-7849
Email: ccorson@conroeisd.net

Posted 7/13/16


 

C.H. Yoe High School in Cameron ISD is in need of a High School Mathematics teacher for the 2016-2017 school year. The position would be teaching Calculus, PreCalculus, and Math Models. 

Interested applicants can apply online at: https://camerontx.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=197

For general HR information, visit http://www.cameronisd.net/default.aspx?name=HR_General_Information

Contact: Kenneth Driska, Jr., Principal
Cameron C.H. Yoe High School
303 East 12th Street, Cameron, Texas 76520
Phone: 254-697-3902
fax: 254-605-0413
Email: kdriska@cameronisd.net 
Yoe High School Calendar: http://classroom.cameronisd.net/default.aspx?C.H.YoeHighSchool/calendar

Posted 7/12/16


Odessa High School in Odessa, Texas, has a vacant JROTC Instructor position.

Requirements: Retiring or retired (not more than 3 years) Army NCO (E-6 or above), willing to obtain at least an Associate's degree within five years, after certification, and wants to continue to serve by fostering good citizenship, leadership, and academic excellence in high school students.

Upon Cadet Command instructor certification, the minimum salary will be the difference between retired pay and active duty pay, before retirement.

This is an urgently needed position, so they must have someone in place before September 30, 2016.

Contact: MAJ (Ret) Jeff Coulter, Senior Army Instructor
Odessa HS JROTC
1301 N. Dotsy, Odessa, Texas 79763
Office: 432-456-5876
Cell: 512-591-1112
Email: jeffrey.coulter@ectorcountyisd.org

Posted 6/30/16


Zapata County Independent School District, southeast of Laredo,Texas, is looking for a JROTC SAI instructor.

Additional opportunities are also available. Visit their Human Resources Job Postings page.

Contact: Linda C. Perez, Human Resources Specialist
Zapata County Independent School District
1302 Glenn Street, Zapata, TX 78076
Phone: 956-765-6546
Email: lperez@zcisd.org

Posted 6/28/16


Hondo High School, in Hondo, Texas, 30 miles west of San Antonio, needs a Computer Science Teacher to teach the following classes: Fundamentals of Computer Science, Computer Science 1, Game Programming, possibly Robotics, etc……

Must have Computer Science Certification or ability to qualify for alternative certification in Computer Science.

For more information about applying to the district, visit their Human Resources page.

Contact: Robert Knight, Principal
2603 Avenue H, Hondo, TX 78861
Phone: (830-426-3341 or 210-204-0124 (cell)
District web site: http://www.hondo.k12.tx.us/

Posted 6/23/16


Forney ISD is a growing community located 30 minutes east of Downtown Dallas.  Presently, there are 9,300 children, attending 14 campuses.

Visit the Human Resources page for quick links to the application process, available positions, job descriptions, salaries, and more..

Contact: Jody Fadely, Director of Resource Utilization
Forney ISD
Phone: (972) 564-4055, ext. 1047

Posted 6/23/16


San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District has teaching positions available!

They are interested in placing any Post Baccalaureate, alternative certification students, and student teachers in their school district.

View a list of our Current Vacancies

If you are interested in applying, please contact them directly.

Dr. Patricia McNamara
Chief Human Resources & Instructional Support Officer
San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District
205 Memorial Drive
Del Rio, TX 78840
Phone: 830-778-4045

Posted 6/20/16


Student Alternatives Program, Inc. is preparing for the statewide 2016-2017 School Year. 

Student Alternatives Program, Inc. (SAPI) was established in 1990 and is a private, non-profit, community-based organization, exempt from taxation under 26 U.S.C., Section 501(c)(3).  As authorized under provisions of the Texas Education Code (TEC), SAPI has expanded the types of educational programs it delivers and now provides services through:

1. Community-based drop recovery program that also provides services to students at-risk of dropping out of school, as defined under Chapter 29, TEC;
2. Contracts with school districts to provide services to youth under the provisions of Chapter 37, TEC,  Disciplinary Alternative Education Programs (DAEP); and
3.Four open-enrollment charter school districts awarded by the Texas State Board of Education under Chapter 12, TEC in 1998.

Available STATEWIDE positions can be found at: https://studentalternativesprogram.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx


Ambassadors Preparatory Academy, a charter school in Galveston, Texas, is hiring teachers!

Available Employment Positions:

  • Special Education               Elementary - Middle                $38,000 - $60,000
  • Early Childhood                 Pre-Kindergarten                     $38,000 - $60,000
  • Mathematics                       Elementary - Middle                $38,000 - $60,000
  • Spanish                              Elementary - Middle                $38,000 - $60,000
  • Physical Education             Elementary - Middle                $38,000 - $60,000
  • Custodian                                                                           $25,000 - $40,000

Applications may be obtained from the school office or on the school website.

If you have any questions, please contact them directly.

Irene Dillon, CAP-OM
Administrative Assistant
Office of Dr. Patricia Williams, Superintendent
Ambassadors Preparatory Academy
5001 Avenue U, Galveston, TX 77551
Phone: 409-762-1115
Website: www.apagalv.org

Posted 6/15/16


DULCE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Now accepting applications for the following positions for the 2016-17 school year:

  • Head Teachers
  • Secondary Science Teacher
  • Secondary English/Language Arts Teacher
  • Secondary Spanish Teacher (Part time)
  • Auto Mechanics Teacher
  • Elementary Teachers
  • Special Education Teachers
  • Middle School Volleyball Coach
  • Middle School Football Coach
  • Cooks
  • Apply at https://www.applitrack.com/dulceisd/onlineapp/

    Tesol endorsements preferred. All positions are opened until filled. For more information please contact them directly.
    Contact: Jessica Valdez, HR Secretary
    Phone: 575-759-2905
    Email: jvaldez@dulceschools.com

    Posted 6/10/16


    Cullen Middle School, Houston ISD, has 14 vacancies available.

    • JROTC (any branch may apply)
    • English
    • Social Studies
    • History
    • and More

    If you are interested, please email your resume to Zenovia Crier at zcrier@houstonisd.org
    You may also call 832-361-4001.

    Posted 6/7/16


    Garland ISD is looking for teachers for their 2016-17 school year.

    Information about applying at Garland ISD, can be found on their Employment page.

    For a list of available positions, click HERE.

    Contact: Connie Rodriguez
    Secretary to Recruitment Coordinators

    Garland Independent School District

    Email: crodrig@garlandisd.net

    Posted 5/25/16


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      Posted 5/25/16


    Nova Academy is a public charter school in the southeast Dallas, TX Area. They currently have three campuses and serve inner-city (urban) students from Pre-K to 8th grade. No phone calls, please.
    Please submit resumes directly to resumes@novaacademy.org, or to Keri Anderson, HR Generalist, at keri.anderson@novaacademy.org.

    Listed below are their current openings:

    • Computer Teacher
    • Science Teacher
    • Writing Teacher
    • Elementary Teacher
    • Middle School Teacher
    • Leadership Cadet Corp. (LCC)-similar to ROTC
    • Paraprofessional (Teachers Assistant)
    • Cafeteria Manager
    • Principal
    • Director of Curriculum
    • Substitute Teachers
    • English Second Language (ESL) Teacher
    • Special Education (SPED) Teacher

    Contact: Keri Anderson, HR Generalist
    2800 Prichard Lane
    Dallas, Texas  75227
    Website: www.novaacademy.org
    E-mail: keri.anderson@novaacademy.org
    HR E-mail: resumes@novaacademy.org

    Posted 5/23/2016


    Pawnee ISD, southeast of San Antonio, is looking for Pre-K teachers for their Beeville campus.

    Additional opportunities are also available. Visit the Pawnee ISD Job board.

    Contact: Josh Wadsworth
    Pawnee ISD
    6339 FM 798
    P.O. Box 569
    Pawnee, TX 78145
    Phone: 361-456-7256
    Fax: 361-456-7388

    Posted 5/23/2016


    The Teacher Job Network lists employment vacancies for several school districts in the State of Texas, mostly around the DFW area.

    Posted 5/10/16


    Waxahachie ISD invites TTT participants to apply to their school district.

    Go to www.wisd.org and click on the last menu tab, titled CAREERS. Open it and go to employment opportunities for a list of available positions.

    Contact: Shirley L. Buster
    Certification/NCLB Specialist, Human Resources
    Waxahachie ISD
    411 N. Gibson Street
    Waxahachie, TX  75165
    Phone: 972-923-4631 x112
    Fax: 972-923-2182
    Email: sbuster@wisd.org

    Posted 5/18/16


    Presidio ISD, west of Big Bend Ranch State Park, would like to fill the following positions:

    CTE/Math/Science Teacher
    HS Science Teacher
    Office Gerneralist

    Contact: Manuel Fausett
    Programs/HR Coordinator
    Presidio ISD
    701 E. Market St
    Presidio, TX 79845
    Phone (432) 229-3275
    Fax (432) 229-4228

    Posted 5/18/16

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    North East Independent School District in San Antonio, Texas is hiring.

    For more information, please visit their HR department's "Employment" web page at: www.neisd.net

    Contact: Cristina Escobedo
    Human Resources Director
    North East Independent School District
    8961 Tesoro Drive, Suite 200
    San Antonio, TX 78217
    Phone: 210-407-459

    Posted 5/10/16


    Beta Academy in southeast Houston, Texas is interested in having TTT candidates apply for teacher positions for their 2016-2017 school year. Beta Academy teaches grades Kindergarten through 7th.

    If you are interested in learning more about a teaching career at Beta Academy, check them out!

    Marla Miller
    Director of Human Resources & Federal Programs
    BETA ACADEMY
    9701 Almeda Genoa Rd
    Houston, TX 77075
    Phone: 832.331.2460

    Posted 5/2/16


    Channelview Independent School District has several vacancies posted on their website, under the "Employment" tab. If you are interested in any of their vacancies, please contact them directly.

    Kay Kerr
    Director of Human Resources
    Channelview ISD
    Phone: 281-452-8016
    Email: kay.kerr@cvisd.org

    Posted 5/2/16


    High performing charter school in mid-sized West Texas city seeks a Science Teacher for
    the 2016-17 school year.

    • Texas teacher certification required, but a Bachelor’s degree is needed to apply
    • Starting pay is competitive
    • The charter school has a legacy of high achievement.

    For more information, please contact them directly.

    Email: uteach4us@gmail.com

    Posted 4/28/16

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    Lufkin ISD is currently hiring teachers for the 2016-2017 school year.

    Follow the link to the Current Job Postings on the Lufkin ISD website. If you are interested in applying for any of these positions, please apply online.

    Hollie Beauchamp
    Director of Human Resource Services
    Lufkin ISD
    101 Cotton Square
    Lufkin, TX 75904
    936-630-4334

    Posted 4/28/16


    Arlington Independent School District will be hiring over 400 teachers for the 2016-17 school year and that process is currently taking place through August 2016.

    To find out how you can be part of AISD, plan on attending one of their "Teacher Candiddate Information Sessions." Visit the web page at:http://w2.aisd.net/aisd/jobs.

    Zeke Zietak
    HR Staffing
    Arlington ISD
    Office: 682-867-4632
    Cell: 817-501-9012

    Posted 4/27/16


    Mineral Wells Independent School District needs teachers!

    Visit their HR web page to find out more about current MWISD vacancies, employment policies, benefits and much more.

    Mr. Jay Walsworth
    Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources and Federal Programs
    906 SW 5th Avenue, Mineral Wells, TX 76067
    Phone: 940-325-6404
    Fax: 940-325-6378
    Email: jwalsworth@mwisd.net
    Apply: http://www.applitrack.com/mwisd/onlineapp/

    Posted 4/27/16

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    Atlanta ISD, just south of Texarkana, Texas has several vacancies to fill:

    • Atlanta High School Spanish Teacher
    • Technology Integration Specialist
    • Atlanta High School English Teacher
    • Atlanta Elementary Teachers
    • Atlanta Middle School Special Education Teachers
    • Atlanta Primary 1st Grade Teacher
    • Atlanta High School Business Teacher
    • Atlanta High School Social Studies or PE Teacher/Coach
    • Atlanta High School Math Teacher
    • Atlanta Middle School Math Teacher
    • Atlanta Middle School Counselor

    You will need to create an account at the Texas ESC Region VIII Consortium to complete an application and apply for these positions.

    Visit the Atlanta ISD Human Resources page for more information.

    Terre Gsaston
    Director of Human Resources
    Atlanta ISD
    106 West Main Street, Atlanta, TX 75551
    Phone: 903-796-4194
    Email: tgaston@atlisd.net

    Posted 4/27/16


    Connally Independent School District in Waco is looking for teachers at Connally Elementary School.

    • Fifth Grade Math Teachers (2)
    • Fourth Grade Teacher (1)

    If you are interested in applying to Connally ISD, please contact them directly.

    Mr. Larry C. Cumby
    Chief Human Resource Office
    Connally I.S.D.
    200 Cadet Way, Waco, TX 76705
    Phone: 254-296-6417
    Email: lcumby@connally.org
    HR: http://www.connally.org/departments/human_resources

    Posted 4/26/16

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    School Districts and Various Job Fairs

    Texas Teachers Summer Job Fair
    When: Tuesday, July 26th
    Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
    Where: Norris Conference Center
    Northcross Mall
    2525 W Anderson Lane
    Austin, TX 78757

    Texas Teachers Summer Job Fair
    When: Wednesday, July 27th
    Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
    Where: Irving Convention Center
    500 West Las Colinas Blvd.
    Irving, TX 75039

    Texas Teachers Summer Job Fair
    When: Thursday, July 28th
    Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
    Where: Norris Conference Center
    618 NW Loop 410
    San Antonio, TX 78216

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    Visit the Texas Association of School Personnel Administrators (TASPA) for additional job fair listings.

    Posted 6/7/16


    Job & Resume Posting at Texas Regional Service Centers

    The following are links to the Personnel Service Cooperatives of Regional Service Centers. Districts post their vacancies on the sites. In several of these sites, you can also post a resume on line which will be sent to districts throughout the region when they have a vacancy.

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    Teaching Jobs in Texas

    Texas Association of School Personnel Administrators (TASPA) is a professional association primarily made up of Texas public school human resources (HR) administrators and support staff. 

    Texas Charter Schools Association (TCSA) has a on which they frequently post their job vacancies. click here for the TCSA JOB BOARD.

    Texas Classroom Teachers Association (TCTA) has compiled an excellent list of links for teaching positions in Texas.

    Texas Workforce Commission also offers a job board for educators at their Work in Texas web pages. Click here to view listings.

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    Student Alternatives Program, Inc. is preparing for the statewide 2016-2017 School Year. 

    Student Alternatives Program, Inc. (SAPI) was established in 1990 and is a private, non-profit, community-based organization, exempt from taxation under 26 U.S.C., Section 501(c)(3).  As authorized under provisions of the Texas Education Code (TEC), SAPI has expanded the types of educational programs it delivers and now provides services through:

    1. Community-based drop recovery program that also provides services to students at-risk of dropping out of school, as defined under Chapter 29, TEC;
    2. Contracts with school districts to provide services to youth under the provisions of Chapter 37, TEC,  Disciplinary Alternative Education Programs (DAEP); and
    3.Four open-enrollment charter school districts awarded by the Texas State Board of Education under Chapter 12, TEC in 1998.

    Available STATEWIDE positions can be found at: https://studentalternativesprogram.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

    Posted 6/16/16


    JROTC Information

    New Certification for Texas JROTC Instructors!

    Texas SB 1309 legislation states that Texas certification is coming for JROTC instructors.

    Click here for details about SB 1309 at the Texas Legislature Online.

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    National Educator Sites

    These sites allow individuals seeking jobs to post resumes free of charge and/or to see or be notified of vacancies posted by districts across the nation. Districts must pay a fee for this service, but participants do not pay anything.

    "JOB HERO:" http://www.jobhero.com/veteran-career-guide/
    This link has a lot of good job resource information for veterans.

    • Teachers-Teachers.com
    • http://www.schoolspring.com/
    • http://www.educationamerica.net
    • http://teachersatwork.com/
    • http://k12jobs.com/
    • http://www.eslemployment.com/
    • USTEACH.com
    • K-12 Job Spot
    • Texas Private Schools Association
    • DODEA
    • U.S. Department of State: Office of Overseas Schools
    • Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA)
    • Teach for America: In order to be eligible for this program, you must have:
    • - A bachelor's degree by June 2015
      - A 2.50 undergraduate GPA
      - Proof of US citizenship, national/permanent resident status, OR deferred action for childhood arrivals



      We want more students to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Pursue your passion, find a place in STEM and have a career where you can do what you love.

      Contact STEMJOBS at info@stemjobs.com.
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      Native American Affairs & Indian Preferance Act

      If you are Native American or American Indian, including Alaskan Native, and can claim this documentation, via a tribal affiliation, then you have a greater opportunity for employment teaching on or near a reservation. Teaching positions offered with the Bureau of Indian Education, who claim the Indian Preference are eligible, in many states. There are different types of schools on or near reservations: Public, Tribal, BIE, and Mission.

      The Indian Preference Act of 1934 gives equally qualified Indian candidates preference on jobs with the BIE. Verification Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application for employment with a BIE school, if claiming Indian preference. Consideration will be given to non-Indian applicants, status or reinstatement eligible persons, in the absence of qualified Indian Preference eligible persons, so this should not dissuade you from teaching on a reservation if you are not a native.

      Public schools on or near reservations, run by the state, do not have that Indian Preference.

      There is also a Teacher Loan Forgiveness program, offered by the federal government, for all teachers teaching in a designated Title I school in which up to 17,000 in federal student loans may be relieved: for teachers teaching in specified content areas, and teaching for at least five full consecutive years. "All elementary and secondary schools operated by the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) or operated on Indian reservations by Indian tribal groups, under contract with BIE, qualify as schools serving low-income students. These schools are qualifying schools for purposes of this loan forgiveness program, as well as Troops to Teachers.

      The Bureau of Indian Education oversees a total of 183 elementary and secondary schools, located on 64 reservations in 23 states. Of these, 59 are BIE-operated and 124 are Tribally-operated under BIE contracts or grants. The Bureau also funds or operates off-reservation boarding schools and peripheral dormitories near reservations for students attending public schools. In regards to certification, if the school receives federal funding, teachers must be "highly qualified" per NCLB, meaning an applicant must obtain state licensing, for most positions. Some provisions are made in certain positions or vocational certifications, where the need is high.

      The application and hiring procedures are uniquely different in each of the three types of school operations discussed above. If you have any questions about the Indian Preference Act, teaching on a reservation, or the types of schools and their procedures, please contact the Troops to Teachers Interim Director of Native American Outreach, Kim Hiebert at khiebert@troopstoteachers.net, or by phone at 404-413-8103.

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      Job Hunting Hints & Tips

      I'm in a certification program, what now?

      Once you have passed your content exams, and are enrolled in a Texas certification program, you are considered "highly qualified" and can begin the process of applying for teaching jobs.

      I'm highly qualified under NCLB, what now?

        1. Once you are highly qualified under NCLB, you are eligible for employment and can start looking for a job. Hiring is done through the district human resources office. Districts usually select candidates for a vacancy from applications already on file.
        2. Since each district may have a different process for applying for a teaching position in their district, check the district's web site where you'd be interested in working
          (Click here for a list of school district web sites and information).
        3. Apply, using the process prescribed by the school district; online application, mail in resume and cover letter, and any additional credentials that may be required at the time of the application.
        4. Check back often, and keep your resume updated.

      In the case where there are no openings in your desired district, there are other avenues that you may take to build a network for future employment:

        1. Apply to become a substitute teacher
        2. Offer help with homework/tutoring students
        3. Volunteer for school mentoring programs
        4. Design & distribute business cards that introduce you as an educator; ie. contact information, certification areas of interest, etc. Carry them everywhere, at all times!
        5. Network, network, network!

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