The Houston Independent School District (HISD) is the largest public school system in Texas and the seventh-largest in the United States. Its schools are dedicated to giving every student the best possible education through an intensive core curriculum and specialized, challenging instructional and career programs. HISD is working hard to become Houstonians' K-12 school system of choice, by constantly improving instruction and management to be as effective, productive, and economical as possible.
District/Organization hiring and interviewing instructions and processes for candidates:
Application and Interview Process:
1. Apply online: www.houstonisd.org/teachhisd
2. Connect with Houston ISD recruiter at Minnesota Teacher Job Fair
3. Connect with Houston ISD principal(s) either virtually or in person
Partner with Houston ISD recruiter to support your transition to Texas:
1. Upon job offer, begin process to transfer Minnesota teaching credentials to Texas
2. Complete pre-hire paperwork in person
3. Secure housing in Houston area
4. Report to Houston area by end of July to prepare for upcoming school year.
5. Begin New Teacher Induction Academy in August.
6. First Day of School: August 22, 2022
Licensure Areas Typically Hiring For:
Teaching Licenses (Elementary Education, Mathematics, Social Studies, etc.)| Career and Technical Education (CTE)| Special Education
Bilingual-Bicultural (Endorsement)| Business Education| Communication Arts and Literature: Middle Level (Endorsement)| Early Childhood| Elementary Education| Mathematics| Mathematics: Middle Level (Endorsement)| Reading (Endorsement)| Science: Chemistry| Science: Earth and Space Science| Science: General Science (Science 5-8)| Science: General Science: Middle Level (Science 5-8) (Endorsement)| Science: Life Sciences| Science: Physics| Social Studies| Social Studies: Middle Level (Endorsement)| Technology| World Languages and Cultures
Career and Technical Education:
Computer, Keyboarding, and Related Technology Applications (Endorsement)| CTE: Communications Technology Careers| CTE: Construction Careers| CTE: Creative Design Careers| CTE: Hospitality Careers| CTE: Manufacturing Careers| CTE: Medical Careers| CTE: Transportation Careers
Special Education: Academic and Behavioral Strategist (mild to moderate only)| Special Education: Autism Spectrum Disorders| Special Education: Blind or Visually Impaired| Special Education: Deaf or Hard of Hearing| Special Education: Developmental Adapted Physical Education (Endorsement)| Special Education: Developmental Disabilities| Special Education: Early Childhood| Special Education: Emotional Behavioral Disorders| Special Education: Learning Disabilities| Special Education: Oral/Aural Education| Special Education: Physical and Health Disabilities