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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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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


Dimmitt ISD, just SW of Amarillo, TX, is hiring for several positions throughout the district.

For more information, visit their employment web page.

Dimmitt Independent School District
608 W Halsell St
Dimmitt, TX 79027
(806) 647-3101
(806) 647-5433

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


Irving ISD still has several job openings to fill!

- Firefighter/EMT
- Engineering: Aerospace and Biomendical focus
- Health Science Technology

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 July 8, 2015


Tatum ISD (southeast of Longview, TX) is looking for a Biology teacher.

Contact: Drenon Fite, Jr., HR Director/Community Relations
Phone: 903-947-0167
FAX: 903-947-3295

"If we create a culture where every teacher believes they need to improve,not beacuse they are not good enough,but because they can be even better,there is no limit to what we can achieve"
--Dylan Wiliam,Univ. of London [955]

Tatum ISD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability or genetic information in employment or provision of services, programs, or activities.
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Posted June 4, 2015


K12 is currently seeking elementary, middle, and high school teachers to support a family residential center in Dilley, Texas.

Teacher - Full Time - K-6: https://re21.ultipro.com/KIN1002/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*59B5D39583ACCFA9

Teacher - Full Time - Multiple Subjects - Middle School: https://re21.ultipro.com/KIN1002/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*50FD8A19B9163043

We have multiple openings, and are paying a referral bonus for each hired referral!
All of the positions are full-time and do require the employee to be on-site at the facility.
Dilley is located about an hour south of San Antonio, and we are assisting in relocation if needed.

Some key requirements of the positions include:
Must hold a teaching license in Texas or be willing to quickly get certified
Must be fluent in English and Spanish (many students are only Spanish speakers)
Must be willing to live within a commuting distance of Dilley, Texas

Contact: Mikale Jackson, Recruiter
Address: 2300 Corporate Park Dr., Herndon, VA 20171
Phone: 571.392.2683
Fax: 703.880-7612
Email: mjackson@k12.com

Revised on June 4, 2015


LaGrange ISD is currently looking for teachers.

Please visit their Human Resources page to find out more about job opportunities.

Contact: Laura Otto
Phone: 979-968-7000
Email: otton@lgisd.net

Revised May 26, 2015


The Pro-Vision Academy in Houston, Texas is hiring for the following positions:

  • Middle School: English
  • Middle School: Math
  • Middle School: Science
  • High School: Computer Science
  • High School: English
  • High School: History
  • High School: Math - Pre-Cal/Calculus
  • High School: Science

Visit their employment page here.

The Pro-Vision Academy
4590 Wilmington Street
Houston, TX 77051
Phone: 713-748-0030
Fax: 713-748-0037
http://www.provision-inc.org/

Contact: Mrs. Jamayne Williams
Email: jwilliams@provision-inc.org

Revised May 20, 2015


NORTHSIDE ISD WILL HIRE 800 STAFF IN THE NEXT 90 DAYS

All candidates for jobs in NISD must pass a criminal background check and submit fingerprints. In addition, Northside seeks candidates who hold valid certifications to teach in Texas. NISD will only consider applicants who are qualified and certified for the positions posted.

Northside ISD
Central Office
5900 Evers Rd., San Antonio, TX 78238
Phone: 210-397-8500

Posted on May 4, 2015


Big Spring ISD is Seeking Outstanding Teachers for Pioneering Roles!

BSISD hopes to bring teachers onboard for Project Reach to provide ALL students with excellent teaching and increase student achievement. Read more about Project Reach here.

for more information, contact:

Big Spring Independent School District
708 East 11th Place, Big Spring, TX 79720
Contact: Heidi Wagner
Phone: 432-264-3600
or
Nita Losoponkul of Public Impact
Phone: 919-636-4825
Email: nita.losoponkul@publicimpact.com
Website: www.publicimpact.com

Posted on April 16, 2015


Central Catholic High School is looking for exemplary talent to join their team of teachers.
They have approximately 530 boys, 45 faculty positions, small class sizes, active parental engagement, emerging instructional technology, excellent benefits/competitive salary and a strong teacher mentoring program with master teachers.

Central Catholic is the first boys' school in San Antonio and still one of the largest all-male private secondary schools in the state of Texas. Central Catholic High School remains a prestigious landmark in San Antonio and a symbol throughout South Texas of teaching excellence.

A recent article in the San Antonio Express Newspaper:http://www.expressnews.com/150years/education-health/article/History-Central-Catholic-6175527.php

(To read this story, you will need to be a digital subscriber to ExpressNews.com.)

Central Catholic High School
1403 N. St. Mary's, San Antonio, TX 78215
Contact: Contact: Paul Garro, Principal & Provost
Phone: 210.225.6794 ext.201

Posted on April 13, 2015

 

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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.


 

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!


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 #dowhatyoulove.

Contact us: 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 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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