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Basic Requirements for Teaching in Texas

  • You must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Every teacher must have an academic major, as well as teacher training courses. The only exemption from the degree requirement is for individuals seeking Career and Technology certification to teach certain courses, such as welding or computer-aided drafting.

  • You must complete teacher training through an approved program. These programs are offered through colleges and universities, school districts, regional service centers, community colleges, and other entities.

  • You must successfully complete the appropriate teacher certification tests for the subject and grade level you wish to teach.

For more information please refer to the State Board of Education website.

The Hiring and Application Process

Certified Teachers

  • Please submit an online application

  • Check our website for open positions

  • Submit your resume, cover letter, certification and copies of transcripts

Non-Certified Teachers

  • Please submit an online application

  • Check our website for open positions

  • Submit your resume, cover letter, acceptance letter from Alternative Certification Program and copies of transcripts

Out of State Teachers

  • Please submit an online application

  • Check our website for open positions

  • Submit your resume, cover letter, certification and copies of transcripts

  • The review of your out of state credentials by SBEC must be complete

  • Fingerprinting process must be complete

  • Application for a Texas one-year teaching certificate must be complete

Employment Application

Special Note

To be considered for an interview by Frisco ISD campus principals, you will need to have completed the On-Line Employment Application.

Before You Begin

Gather your information before starting this process. You will need to attach the following information to complete your application packet. For security reasons the system will timeout after a generous length of time. Items to have on hand:

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

  • Employment History

  • Transcripts

  • Teaching Certificate(s)

  • Reference Information

Online Employment Application

As you go through the application process, it is suggested you print a copy of each page for your personal records before moving on to the next page.

Make sure that all required information is entered. If you do not enter all of the required information on the first page the program will not advance to the next section.

If you have a dial-up or slower Internet connection, please allow a minute or two for the transactions to take place. Example: It typically takes a minute or so to retrieve the long list of colleges from which you will make a selection.

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