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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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Lamar CISD is searching for a retired Air Force Officer for one of their JROTC Programs.

Contact: McKenzie B. Benson, Recruiter, Human Resources
Lamar CISD
Brazos Crossing
3911 Avenue I
Rosenberg, TX 77471
Phone: 832-223-0317 I 832-223-0301
Email: mbenson@lcisd.org
Employment web page: http://www.lcisd.org/careers/

Air Force JROTC web site

Posted August 25, 2015

Irving ISD
is still looking for an Engineering teacher.

Irving ISD pays a very competitive salary and has an excellent benefits package. Interested individuals should contact Mr. Shawn Blessing directly.

Contact: Shawn Blessing, Director, Career and Technical Education
Irving Independent School District (Employment page)
Phone: 972-600-5049
Email: sblessing@irvingisd.net

Note: Mr. Blessing says that the jobs may not be posted until next week, but he will forward resumes to the campus.

Posted on August 21, 2015

Ki Charter Academy
Chris Allison, Director of Operations
120 Bert Brown St.
San Marcos, Texas 78666
Phone: 210-410-5673
Web site: www.kicharter.org
E-mail: chris.allison@kicharter.org
Philip Muzzy, Associate Principal
Phone: 512-757-1606
E-mail: Philip.muzzy@kicharter.org

Ki Charter Academy currently does not have any vacancies but they do pay a stipend for former military with proof of service: $1,000 for the veteran, and $500.00 for family members of active duty military memebers.

Posted on August 5, 2015

Round Rock ISD is looking for a Computer Science teacher at Stony Point High School.

POSITION: TEACHER - COMPUTER SCIENCE (15TE0602)
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university and Valid Texas Teacher Certificate with required endorsements or required training for subject and level assigned. Qualified applicants can attend an Alternative Certification Program (i.e. Region 13 in Austin, TX. The program is list as an approved institution with Veterans Affairs to use VA Education Benefits).
SALARY: Per RRISD Teacher Salary Schedule.
TO APPLY: Register and complete an online certified application here.

To view other RRISD positions, visit the website.

Contact: Kevin R Johnson Sr. CRT, BA, M.Ed
Stony Point High Academy Specialist
Office Hours - 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Phone: - (512) 428-7099

Posted on August 4, 2015

C.O.R.E. Academy in Houston, TX is looking for Highly Qualified candidates that are immediately eligible for hire in the following areas:

. Algebra I
. 6-8 Grade Art Teacher
. Special Education
. 7-8 Grade Social Studies

Additional positions are also available on the C.O.R.E. Academy employment page.

Contact: Cassandra Hudson, Administrative Assistant
12707 Cullen Blvd. Houston, TX 77047
Phone: 713-457-2848
Fax: 281-310-8776
E-mail:chudson@coreacademytx.org


Posted on July 21, 2015

Borger ISD, just NE of Amarillo, TX, is hiring the following positions at Borger High School: Two (2) Spanish teachers
Two (2) Composite Science teachers
One (1) Math teache
r The Borger ISD website will provide the description of these and other available positions. Contact: Matt Ammerman, Principal, Borger High School
Address: 600 West First Street, Borger, TX 79007
Phone: 806-274-1911

Posted on July 20, 2015

Plainview ISD's Houston Alternative School, located in Plainview, Texas is looking for a Secondary Math-certified teacher. This person must be able to teach, Geometry, Math Models, Algebra II and Math Models. The teacher will also have to tutor Algebra I. All the classes except for Algebra I are taught on an accelerated pace. For more information on the school district, please go to www.plainviewisd.org Contact: Rodney Wallace, Principal
Administrative Office: 912 Portland, Plainview, TX 78072
Cell: 806-292-8647
Email: rodney.walllace@plainviewisd.org
Website: www.plainviewisd.org

Posted on July 15, 2015


Fort Stockton ISD has several openings for teachers:

6 - Elementary K-3rd
2 - Elementary Bilingual k-3rd
2 - Elementary 4-5 or 1 - ELAR and 1 - Generalist
1 - Elementary Bilingual 4-5
2 - Math 6-8
1 - Social Studies 6-8
2 - Social Studies Composite 9-12
1 - ELA 9-12
1 - Science Composite 9-12 Contact: Ember Renteria
101 W Division Fort Stockton, TX 79735
Phone: 432-336-4000, ext. 12
Fax: 432-336-4009

Posted on July 13, 2015


Elkhart ISD has positions available. Elkhart is located 10 miles south of Palestine on Highway 19 (287) in beautiful East Texas.  EISD is a small rural district with an excellent staff, a supportive community, and a wonderful student population.  There are 2 universities within an hour’s drive as well as outstanding medical facilities, and many recreational opportunities.  Elkhart ISD
301 E. Parker St.
Elkhart, Texas 75839
903-764-2952 Applications may be printed out from this website www.elkhartisd.org
Submit applications to Dr. Ray DeSpain at rdespain@elkhartisd.org Positions are open until filled.
Applications are kept on file for 2 years.

Posted on July 9, 2015


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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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.

TeachForA merica:

In order to be eligible for Teach For America 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
 

Click Here to get started!


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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 Director of Native American Outreach, Joey Strickland at jstrickland@troopstoteachers.net.

"Thank you for your service and commitment to our nation and children."


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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