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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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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


Irving ISD needs a Diesel Technology teacher. The teacher must have ASE certifications and have experience as a diesel technician. Applicants do not need to have a college degree. Military experience, or industry experience (or combo) will work.

They are also in need of a Health Science Technology teacher and a Career and Technical Education 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 6/24/16


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:

Director of Special Education (Application deadline 06/21/2016)
Director of Human Resources (Application deadline 06/21/2016)
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

Tesol endorsements preferred. All positions are opened until filled. For more information please contact them directly.

Jessica Valdez, HR Secretary
Phone: 575-759-2905
Email: jvaldez@dulceschools.com

Apply at https://www.applitrack.com/dulceisd/onlineapp/

The Dulce Independent School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, age, sex, marital status, or handicap in compliance with federal and state laws.

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



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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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