You want to change the world—we want you to do it here. Austin ISD is an innovative school district that employs big thinkers and game changers. You are going to make an extraordinary impact on students’ lives, and AISD is a great place to do it.
AISD values our work family, and we create a culture that shows it. We celebrate team members’ diversity and individuality, and we nurture an environment of respect. In fact, AISD is the largest school district in the nation to earn the Anti-Defamation League’s “No Place for Hate” designation.
We know that your campus placement matters. In AISD, applicants have a choice of where they teach, which is unique among surrounding school districts. Posted vacancies are campus-specific, and when prospective teachers apply to AISD, we work behind the scenes to make sure you are at a campus of your choice.
Mentorships create a strong foundation for new AISD teachers. Your mentor will act as a guide and help you navigate the new world of teaching. Plus, our average teacher tenure is 10.5 years, so you’re surrounded by expertise and always have a seasoned educator as a resource.
At AISD, we seek out individuals who are passionate about education, and we support them in their journey. If you want to work at a school district that celebrates you, apply today to be a part of the AISD family—and imagine yourself here.
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Austin ISD is proud to offer a compensation package that is responsive to employees’ ambition and accomplishments. The base compensation includes salary, medical and dental insurance, a retirement package through the Teacher Retirement System and free, customized professional development for campus staff.
Professional Pathways for Teachers [link] gives teachers the opportunity to add permanent increases to their base salary. PPfT blends appraisal, compensation, leadership pathways and professional development. It allows teachers to choose a pathway that best suits their needs and aspirations and rewards them for efficacy in the classroom.
In addition to compensation, AISD offers a number of other incentives. Employees can send their children to any AISD campus they choose (some of which have on-site daycare facilities) and receive a discounted tuition rate for AISD Pre-K. Campus staff are issued technology devices for use in the classroom and to take home. And all employees can take advantage of the employee discount housing program, with special rates negotiated by AISD.
AISD values its employees and works very hard to make sure they are appropriately compensated. AISD salaries are competitive with surrounding districts and are based on education and experience:
Teacher/Librarian Salary Schedule
Counselor Salary Schedule
AISD employees receive one of the best total rewards packages including competitive pay, insurance coverage and an incredible range of other perks and benefits. Total rewards go far beyond your paycheck. We are proud to include programs and services to help our employees enjoy their work and life.
Learn more about our total rewards.
Joining the Austin ISD family is just the beginning. Once you’re a part of our team, the professional opportunities are endless.
Formal mentorships help new teachers grow their talent, and a seasoned staff (the average AISD teacher tenure is 10.5 years) means that great counsel is just around the corner.
Professional Pathways for Teachers allows teachers to choose a pathway that best suits their needs and aspirations and rewards them with permanent increases to their salary.
The AISD Urban Education Leadership Academy guides prospective principals, assistant principals and novice principals through a robust program that includes classroom training based on a proprietary curriculum and one-on-one coaching from a retired principal.
At AISD, we foster an environment of support, and we want our team members to excel. So, no matter what your goal at AISD, we’ll be cheering you on toward success.
In the heart of Austin (working title)
Austin is one of the most beloved cities in the nation. It has become a destination for people who want their careers and their social lives to flourish. In 2017, U.S. News & World Report confirmed what we already knew—and named Austin the best place to live in the U.S.
Music is a hallmark of Austin. Its status as the Live Music Capital of the World is backed by 200 live music venues and 2,000 bands and performing artists who deliver amazing shows every night of the week. SXSW and the Austin City Limits Music Festival have brought the city international fame, drawing celebrities and locals alike for an unforgettable music experience.
Over the last decade, Austin has built a renowned food scene. Award-winning restaurants and adventurous food trucks fill the city’s streets and neighborhoods, where chefs plate up classic fare and create new favorites. You might have a hard time deciding whether you want ramen, barbecue or tacos, but one thing’s for sure—it’ll be some of the best you’ve ever had.
With 300 sunny days a year, Austin is a perfect place to explore the outdoors. Running the hike and bike trail, swimming in Barton Springs, kayaking on Lady Bird Lake or climbing at the green belt are go-to favorites. The Central Texas Hill Country offers even more opportunities to get outside, with hiking, mountain- and road-biking, camping and floating the river.
Whether you’re a music lover, foodie or outdoor enthusiast, imagine living your best life in the nation’s best city—imagine yourself here.