DeSoto ISD Needs Teachers, Hosts Hiring Fair

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The DeSoto Independent School District needs faculty ranging from elementary to high school educators and aides. On Sept. 30, from 3:30-6 p.m., DeSoto ISD are hosting a September 2021 Teacher Hiring Event that will take place at DeSoto East Middle School, located at 601 E. Belt Line Road.

“We are seeking a few more academic professionals who are certified and experienced in their content area, committed to student achievement, have great professional acumen, and excellent classroom management skills,” said Mia Stroy, chief of human resources.

The hiring event is open to all professionals, and walk-ins are welcome. Attendees can fill out an online form to register in advance for the hiring event.

According to the district, “This fair is specifically designed for the district to quickly connect with highly qualified and experienced professionals to fill the remaining vacancies in various instructional areas with immediate hiring opportunities available.”

Open positions in the DeSoto ISD include:

  • Elementary teachers
  • Kindergarten teacher assistants
  • Pre-K teachers
  • Pre-K teacher assistants
  • Middle school (6-8) ELAR
  • High school (9-12) Math
  • High school (9-12) Science
  • Special education teachers (all grade levels)
  • Special education aides
  • Master teachers (must have at least 3-5 years of experience)
  • Interventionists (Reading and Math)

To recruit top educators, DeSoto ISD is offering incentives and stipends to new hires.

“Not only will DeSoto ISD offer competitive salaries and bonuses which could offer up to $29,000 in incentive pay, but we also offer a significant healthcare benefit contribution to staff and access to free mental and emotional healthcare plus two mental health days per year,” said Stroy. “In DeSoto ISD, we understand our teachers are whole people with unique needs, and we’re creating a system that ensures our teachers are at their personal best so our students can achieve theirs.”

Visit DeSoto ISD.org/Employment to view employment opportunities and submit an application.

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