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Job Opportunities


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.

Houston Independent School District is seeking TTT participants to apply for the upcoming 2014-15 school year. Interested candidates should apply directly to the school district, using the AppliTrak system.

If you are passionate about teaching and committed to boldly impacting student achievement, apply for a teaching position with HISD. To get started, simply visit our application, follow all instructions, and begin your journey to change lives today!

Here are some of the immediate needs that we have in CTE currently. There will definitely be others on an ongoing basis.

CTE, Marine ROTC: 1 position
CTE, Automotive Tech: 3 positions
CTE, Health Sciences: 1 position
CTE, Business Admin: 1 position
CTE, Law Enforcement CP: 1 position
CTE, Trade & Industries: 2 positions

Bachelor's degree and relevant content teacher certification required. Apply online today!

Patra Brannon
General Manager Talent Acquisition, Human Resources
HISD Talent Acquisition: Recruiting, Selecting, Onboarding Top Talent.

Office: 713-556-7377
Fax: 713-556-7585
Email: pbrannon@houstonisd.org

Houston Independent School District
4400 W. 18th St. Houston, TX 77092
Phone: 713.556.7377
Website: http://www.houstonisd.org/site/default.aspx?PageID=1

Posted on September 11, 2014

Irving ISD is looking for a CTE teacher:

Career & Technology Education, including Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, and
Software Technology. Although any CTE certification will allow the individual to teach the course, the individual must be willing to test for the Tech ED certification, or a T&I certification with related experience.

Irving ISD has a competitive salary- one of the best in the metro area, offers an extensive benefits package and training for teachers.

Shawn Blessing
Director Career and Technical Education
Irving Independent School District

Other positions also available (https://irvingisd.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx?jcat=teaching)

Send resumes directly to sblessing@irvingisd.net, or apply online at www.irvingisd.net

Posted on September 10, 2014

Pro-Vision, Inc. Academy in Houston, Texas is looking for Middle school and High School teachers in the following subject areas:

Middle School Science
High School Special Education

They also have summer school openings, hiring now!!!

for more information, please visit their web site at:


Posted on August 14, 2014

Fort Worth ISD is hiring Spanish and English teachers.

Please apply online at: http://www.applitrack.com/fortworth/onlineapp/

You may also submit resumes directly to Mr. Dale Daniel at dale.daniel@FWISD.org.

Posted on August 5, 2014

Dilley ISD has the following positions available at Dilley High School:


Anticipated openings:

Social Studies
Theater Arts

Dilley High School
245 Highway 117 
Dilley, TX 78017
Phone: 830-965-1912
Contact: Steve Ryan, Principal
E-mail: stephen.ryan@dilleyisd.net

Posted on August 5, 2014

Plano ISD has openings in the following areas:

Elementary (ALL elementary teachers must hold ESL cert in addition to their content area certification)
Special Education

Elementary: Melissa Bailey at melissa.bailey@pisd.edu
Secondary: Clint Poole at clintpoole@pisd.edu

Plano Independent School District
Office 469.752.8053
Fax 469.752.8037

Apply at http://www.pisd.edu/employment/application/index.shtml

Posted on July 25, 2014

Neighborhood Centers is hiring several teachers in the Houston area, for their Promise Community Schools, including Headstart, Pre-K, MS Teachers and Social Workers.

Contact: Asia Duvall
Phone: 713-669-5366
Website: http://iamforgood.org/home/

Posted on July 10, 2014

Midland Academy is hiring two Math teachers for 4th and 5th grades and one math teacher for middle school (6th - 8th grades). Apply directly.

Contact: Janet Wallace, Principal
Midland Academy
500 N. Baird St.
Midland, TX 79701
Phone: 432-686-0003
Website: http://www.macharter.org/Page/1

Posted on July 10, 2014

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.


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.


JROTC Information


National Educator Job 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.


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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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