As a global district in a global city, Houston Independent School District is well-positioned to welcome highly qualified aspiring immigrant teachers to work in areas of critical need. Candidates born outside of the U.S. who require visa sponsorship are invited to join the district’s Alternative Certification Program.
Houston ISD’s Alternative Certification Program is dedicated to recruiting college graduates from diverse educational and career backgrounds who are passionate about making a career change and making a bigger difference in the lives of students. The one-year program is free for candidates who commit to teach in HISD for two years.
The HISD Teacher Recruitment and Selection Team will host an Experienced Teacher Hiring Event on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. in person at the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center (4400 West 18th Street, 77092).
HISD’s Teacher Recruitment and Selection Team will host a Teacher Hiring Event on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. in person at Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center (4400 West 18th Street, 77092).
Changing careers and becoming a teacher is getting easier at Houston Independent School District.
Candidates can apply now to become a teacher for HISD through the Alternative Certification Program. It is a one-year program dedicated to recruiting individuals from diverse educational and career backgrounds who are passionate about students, teaching, and learning.
In Houston Independent School District, children dream BIG. Teachers have heart and passion like no one else. Every campus has a specialist who can help with food, clothing, housing support, and so much more. And there is a learning option as unique as each child.
Achieving that level of student success takes an entire campus; it takes YOU! HISD is now hiring teachers, counselors, nurses, librarians, assistant principals, support staff, and all other roles for the 2022-2023 school year.
The Houston Independent School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved adopting a $2.2 billion budget for the 2022-2023 school year that includes an average raise of 11% for teachers. That will bump the starting salary to $61,500.
Raising teacher and staff salaries in HISD is a top commitment within the district’s five-year strategic plan. In order to meet that commitment, Superintendent Millard House II announced an update to the compensation plan that will make all HISD salaries among the most competitive in the region.
During a news conference on Thursday, May 26, House revealed current teachers on average will receive an 11% raise this summer.