Dallas ISD hosts job fair offering incentives to attract new educators – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

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ISD Dallas is offering thousands of dollars in hiring incentives in hopes of attracting hundreds of new teachers. \

The starting salary is $61,000 and the county is working to fill 200-400 positions. Teachers can also receive incentives to teach math and science, career and technical education, speech-language pathology, inclusion special education and languages ​​other than English.

Dallas ISD also offers an alternative certification program to assist those who wish to switch careers to enter teaching. Candidates can qualify for $4,000 in reimbursement of fees paid for alternative degree programs.

said Melody Tillman, Dallas ISD Special Projects Coordinator on the Human Capital Management team. “We have a lot of students who could definitely use a normal person in the class who just wants to pour love into the students.”

Tillman shared that new teachers will also receive a $3,000 hiring incentive.

The job fair is Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at Conrad High School. Recruiters will be ready to hire immediately.

Connected: Learn more about District job fair and see the full list of stackable incentives here.

DISD is the second largest school district in the state with 235 campuses.