HISD offering $2,500 new teacher hiring incentive for 2023-2024

In Houston Independent School District, teachers make a bigger difference in the lives of students.

For the 2023-2024 school year, HISD will be offering a $2,500 New Teacher Signing Incentive for all new classroom teachers.

HISD is the largest, most diverse, K-12 school district in Texas and offers:

  • Competitive compensation: HISD is a regional leader in competitive salaries and wages, with teachers starting at $61,500.
  • Opportunities for growth: Employees have access to world-class professional development, with the opportunity to join multiple career pathways, specialized programs, and leadership cohorts.
  • A high-impact environment: Team HISD members support the development of Houston’s future leaders. Houston ISD is “Houston’s ISD,” and team members are well-positioned to make the largest impact on the city.
  • And so much more!

To qualify for the incentive, new teachers must receive and accept an offer through HISD TRACS by June 30, 2023. This incentive will be paid out to new teachers in one lump sum in September 2023.

Principals who have questions regarding qualified positions for this incentive are encouraged to reach out to the Teacher Recruitment team at TeacherRecruitment@Houstonisd.org or at 713-556-7373.

This incentive is only being distributed to classroom teachers who work directly with students. Media specialists, librarians, teacher specialists, nurses, counselors, and secondary Special Education chairs do not qualify. HISD typically offers additional critical shortage stipends for positions in high-needs areas.

To view all open positions in HISD, visit HoustonISD.org/Careers.