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Welcome to TISD!


Whether you are a recent graduate looking to begin your teaching career or an experienced educator seeking new challenges, Temple ISD welcomes you to join our team! 

Temple ISD is a community of learners, the district offers a number of programs designed to mold and develop your skillset and to enchance your educational experience. 

 See why so many are Choosing Temple ISD! 


How to Apply

TalentEd Recruit & Hire (online job applications)

In order to be considered for employment with Temple ISD you must submit a completed application which includes uploading your resume and cover letter for all applications (See the Applying for a Position link on the left).  An application without these required documents will not be considered for employment.  Professional applicants and those applying for educational aide positions must also provide a copy of their college transcripts by either uploading the document as an attachment on the application or sending a copy to the HR department.
Individuals who do not hold a Texas teaching certificate must attach or submit their teaching certificate from their respective state with their application.  Out of State applicants will also need to have applied for credential review with the State Board for Educator Certification.

New Applicant FAQ

Will I need to mail any other documents to TISD if I did not attach them on the applicant website? 

Yes, professional educators will need to send in the following: 
Cover Letter 
 - Resume 
 - Copies of Transcripts 
Yes, paraprofessionals will need to send in the following:
Cover Letter 
 - Resume (optional) 
 - Criminal History Release Form 

Is my information confidential?
Your information will only be shared with those individuals directly involved in the hiring process for the position to which you are applying. As a public entity, your application is considered  a public document and is subject to disclosure upon request. 

Can I edit my application after it has been submitted?
Yes, you may update your information by logging into your profile on the applicant website. 

How long will my application be considered active?
Your application will be considered active for a year after it has been submitted. At the end of that time period, you should either contact the TISD Human Resources Department to extend your application, or submit your application again.

How can I get in touch with the TISD Human Relations Department?
Please e-mail your questions or requests to HR Staff.

How can I get my password if I forget it?  
Click on https://temple.schoolrecruiter.net/forgotpasswordApplicant.aspx.

What should I do if I have problems submitting my application online?
Please contact the TISD webmaster if you encounter any difficulties utilizing the TempleIndependentSchool District Human Resources web site.

General Salary Information

The Temple Independent School District strives to maintain competitive salaries at the state and local levels for all its employees in order to attract and retain the best quality personnel needed for the efficient operation of the District's total program.
Administrative and auxiliary positions in the District are priced according to the skill, effort, and responsibility required for each job. Area and state surveys are analyzed each year to determine the latest trends in the labor market, thereby empowering the district to make the appropriate adjustments in its salary structure and to price jobs accordingly for the coming year. Additionally, staff reviews of the various jobs in the District are conducted each year to adjust the salary placement of District positions that may have evolved over time.

The published salary schedule is intended to serve as an important source of reference for all employees, in particular for administrative personnel in key positions in the development of salary placement recommendations. The provisions and information set forth are intended to be informational and are not intended and shall not be construed to constitute a contract between Temple Independent School District and any other employee, prospective employee, agency of the local, state or federal government, or any other person or legal entity of any nature whatsoever. 
The salary schedules listed are for the current school year only. Future salaries cannot be predicted as the Board of Trustees has a right to adopt a new compensation plan each year. The District hereby reserves and retains the right to amend, alter, change, delete or modify any of the provisions provided here from time to time in the best interest of the District as approved by the Board of Trustees.

Federal Teacher Loan Forgiveness Application & Tips

To download an application for the Federal Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program application.

1. Fill out an application for EACH school attended; matching school name exactly as it appears on the TCLI Directory – be sure to read instructions located above the search box:    
   a. Having difficulty finding your school after you have read the instructions?
      i. Use ASKTedto look up the official name of your school, it could be listed differently.

2. Have the Chief administrative officer sign off on the application (current – Principal, Assistant Principal or Superintendent at the school district)

3. Review your application to make sure you have filled out the school name EXACTLY as it appears on the TCLI directory (your application will be REJECTED by your lender/guarantor if the school name does not match the TCLI directory name)

4. Make a copy of your completed application before placing in the mail

5. Mail completed application to your lender, or to your guaranator for quicker processing.
   a. To find out who your gurantor is:
      i. Online
      ii. Call your lender
      iii. Or call TG at 1.800.845.6267

6. Please note if you attended multiple schools you will need to complete the application for EACH school and have the appropriate athority at each school sign the documents – and mail completed applications together.

Not a teacher? Look at the Public Service Program.

For all loan forgiveness possibilities please go here. To stay up to date with loan forgiveness updates sign up for our email list.


Pay Forms - Form I-9, Form W-4, Temporary Seasonal Form

Temple Independent School District Employee Calendar 2015-2016

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Temple Independent School District is an equal opportunity employer and in compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, The Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

The School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin age, sex or disability, in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning the School's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), or Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), may contact the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources (phone 254-215-6785 or joe.palmer@tisd.org).

El distrito escolar independiente de Temple prohíbe la discriminación, incluyendo el acoso, contra cualquier estudiante en base a raza, color, religión, género, origen nacional, discapacidad o cualquier otra base prohibida por la ley. El distrito prohíbe la violencia domestica, como se define en esta política. Represalias contra cualquier persona involucrada en el proceso establecido en esta política es una violación a la política del distrito.

El Distrito Escolar no discrimina por motivos de raza , color, edad origen nacional , sexo o discapacidad , en la admisión o acceso a , o tratamiento o empleo en sus programas y actividades. Cualquier persona que tenga preguntas sobre el cumplimiento de la escuela con los reglamentos de aplicación del Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964 ( Título VI ) , la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973 (Sección 504 ) , o el Título II de la Americans with Disabilities Act de 1990 (ADA ) , puede ponerse en contacto con el Superintendente Adjunto de Recursos Humanos (teléfono 254-215-6785 o joe.palmer@tisd.org ) .

Administrator Login for SchoolRecruiter/TalentEd

Administrator Login-Administrator login to view applicants and schedule interviews.


Exit Survey

Please click on the link below to take the Exit Survey.  You will need to get the password from the HR Department.

Exit Survey

Contact Information

Main Number: (254) 215-6785

Joe Palmer
Assistant Superintendent

David McCauley
Director of Personnel


Brittany Wentz
Coordinator of HR Services


Kari Hodges
Executive Secretary of HR

Linda Hernandez
Records Specialist/Receptionist

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