HISD’s Teacher Recruitment and Selection Team is hosting a major Campus Hiring Event on Saturday, June 18, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Delmar Fieldhouse, 2020 Mangum Road, 77092.Continue reading
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HISD announces teacher salaries, raises through 2025
Raising teacher salaries in HISD is a top commitment within the district’s new, five-year strategic plan. In February, HISD announced a compensation plan with cost-of-living updates and step increases for the next three years. HISD is raising teacher salaries by 17% between now and 2024.Continue reading
HISD launching RISE transformation cohort at underperforming schools
As part of Houston Independent School District’s new five-year strategic plan, the district is taking the next steps to ensure there are great schools in every community while cultivating world-class talent at all levels.
In order to meet the commitment of permanently improving every D- and F-performing campus, HISD is transforming how it serves those students by launching the RISE transformation cohort beginning in School Year 2022-2023.Continue reading
Second-year teacher encourages prospective educators to come to HISD
Last year on the final day of school in Maria Reveles-Gonzalez’s third-grade class at Pilgrim Academy, she posted a sign that read “last day of school.” Students wrote on it what they learned that year, as well as their favorite subject. While most wrote that they enjoyed learning multiplication, one student answered, “to be confident in who she was.” That moment helped the then-first-year teacher confirm that this was where she wanted to be—at HISD.
“It was so beautiful to see that is what she took away from being in my class for one year,” Reveles-Gonzalez said.Continue reading
HISD to host June 20 teacher hiring event
Principals from across the district to conduct interviews and extend job offers
The HISD Human Resources team is hosting a Teacher Selection Event on Tuesday, June 20, for prospective teachers interested in joining Team HISD.
In order to attend the invitation-only event, candidates must be pool-approved. Begin the application process by clicking here. Applicants who meet certification standards will receive an invitation with location and other event details. Applicants must then register for the event. Continue reading
HISD hits the highway to recruit teachers
Billboards located across the city to recruit dual-language and hard–to–staff teachers
HISD’s teacher recruitment team is hitting the highways around the city to recruit dual-language as well as math and science teachers for the 2017-2018 school year. Continue reading
HISD teacher recruitment in full swing
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Teacher recruitment is underway and the HISD recruitment team has been traveling to colleges across Texas and the nation to meet with students who are graduating in May and want to become teachers.
Even HISD Superintendent Richard Carranza is hitting the recruitment trail. Carranza was on hand at an April 7 recruitment event at the University of Houston.
Coming soon to a movie theater near you
Teachers featured in advertisement for district
If you head to the movies over Spring Break, you may see some familiar faces on the big screen.
Several HISD teachers are featured in a video advertisement to recruit teachers to the district. The 30-second spot, called “Teach in the City,” is aimed at enticing current teachers who live in Houston and the surrounding suburbs to come teach at HISD. You can watch the video below.
“Teach in the City” features a half dozen HISD teachers, including Morgan Greco, a second-year teacher at Herod Elementary School.
“I am thrilled to be part of this effort to recruit both new and veteran teachers,” Greco said. “I love working for HISD.”
HISD, university partners meet to strengthen collaboration
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As HISD works to find an effective teacher for every classroom, one of the district’s renewed focuses in on strengthen partnerships with colleges and universities to recruit and better prepare new teachers.
To help achieve this, HISD hosted representatives from several universities Wednesday to begin a discussion on how the district and higher education institutions can improve the lines of communication when it comes to teacher training and support. Among those in attendance were the University of Houston, University of Houston-Downtown, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Texas State, Sam Houston State, Texas Southern, Prairie View A&M, and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.
Team HISD is Hiring – Early Application Deadline is March 18
HISD currently has openings for motivated teachers who are invested in making an impact on student achievement. To attract the best candidates, we are currently accepting early applications for the 2013-2014 school year. The deadline for the early application round is March 18, 2013. We are continuing to access applications for the 2012-2013 school year.
While vacancies exist in all areas, the highest need for teachers exists in critical shortage areas including bilingual (Spanish), secondary Spanish, secondary math, secondary science and specific areas in special education.
To get started, click here and follow the directions to start your application for employment with HISD today! Candidates who apply early will have the best chance of securing contracts for the 2013-2014 school year.
For more information about a teaching career at HISD, visit the teacher recruitment page by clicking here.