Teach in Gainesville ISD

    Are you looking for the support and growth opportunities to take your teaching career to the next level? 

    Located 60 miles north of Dallas in North Texas, we’re looking for passionate, positive, and growth-minded educators to join our schools.

    Apply Now to Teach in Gainesville, North Texas  

    Want to learn more? Scroll down for the top reasons why educators are choosing Gainesville ISD.

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  • Why educators are choosing Gainesville ISD

    Reason #1: Location, location location

    location of gainesville The city of Gainesville is a great place to live and raise a family. The city is experiencing tremendous growth and opportunity.

    • Gainesville is within an hour of the Metroplex—providing residents with access to all the amenities of Dallas and Fort Worth.

    • In the last couple of years, several businesses have moved into town (and more on the way)—providing new employment opportunities for our residents.

    • Each April, the city welcomes the Nation's Medal of Honor Recipients as part of the Medal of Honor Host City Program.

    • A new Farmers’ Market is coming in 2019.

    • With our very own zoo and many other family activities, there’s always something for families to do.

    Learn more at the Gainesville’s Chamber of Commerce website.


    Reason #2: Amazing community of educators

    Amazing community of educators in Gainesville, North Texas In a recent survey, GISD educators said that the top reason they remain here is because of relationships with colleagues.

    As of result of our district size (3,100+ students), you’re not a number! You’re known and supported in making a difference in the lives’ of students. 

    What our teachers are saying:

    • “The teachers and facilitators of Gainesville ISD are dedicated to this district, community, and its students!”   

    • “I have never worked anywhere before with such a genuine, supportive, helpful, and encouraging team.

    • “The biggest bright spot for me is our campus culture. We value each other's opinions and want our school to become even better.”


    Reason #3: Opportunities for professional growth and teacher leadership

    Learn about the many opportunities for professional growth and teacher leadership in GISD GISD educators have said that another great reason to be in the district is the professional development and growth opportunities.

    Levers for change throughout the district include Empowering Educators to Excel and Capturing Kids' Hearts. Our educators are gaining the support and professional growth they need to make a difference in students’ lives. Here are a few examples:

    What our educators are saying:

    • “GISD has provided me with an abundance of training, feedback, and leadership opportunities that has contributed to my overall growth as an educator.”

    • “I have been blessed to have been able to take part in so many opportunities such as STEP, ILT, and Project Lead the Way.”


    Reason #4: Supportive leadership

    Gainesville ISD Leadership In GISD, we have dedicated leaders making sure you have what you need to be a successful teacher.

    All our leaders have a growth-mindset and passion for doing what is right for our students.

    Check out our Teacher of the Month program!

    What our educators are saying:

    • “The support my principal gives teachers is phenomenal! I've never felt more supported by admin. The dedication they have for the students and the staff is incredible."

    • “My biggest bright spot is watching the CTE program grow since I've been here. The support of GISD administration and school board has been instrumental in our program growth.”


    Reason #5: We need you more!

    Make an impact on students in Gainesville, TX While there are other districts trying to recruit you, our students need you more! Our educators change the trajectory of student lives!

    We need you in order to continue making great gains preparing our students for career and life.

    What our educators are saying:

    • "My biggest bright spot is seeing students succeed when they thought they couldn’t!”

    • “My biggest bright spot is watching confidence build in young adults.”


    Demographics for Gainesville ISD (North Texas)


    Plus a special opportunity for bilingual teachers for our Dual Language program! 


    Benefits & Salary:


    We need you more in Gainesville ISD (North Texas)! Ready to join us? Apply today!

    View open positions in our district.

    Submit your application through the online application system.

    New to the teaching field? 
    Check out the many pathways to becoming a teacher in Texas. Learn more here: Becoming a Certified Texas Educator Through an Alternative Certification Program.

    Are you a certified educator in another state but not in Texas?
    Please review the steps for Out-of-State Certified Educators.

    Application packages will be referred to hiring managers (HR director and principals) for consideration and an interview session. 

    If your application package meets the selection process for an interview, you’ll receive an invitation to join us for an interview with a team of administrators and teachers. 

    If you are selected to be hired. A member of the Human Resources team will contact you about upcoming Gainesville events for you to be involved in.

    Once you are assigned to a school, the onboarding team for your school will reach out to you. The team is made up of the school’s leadership team and several teachers who will help you get connected in Gainesville and make sure you have everything you need to start off your school year!

    We can’t wait to meet you!

    Apply Now to Teach in Gainesville, North Texas  

Application instructions

  • You must submit an online application for each job posting for which you wish to apply.  Any revisions to an online application must be made by the applicant. Once you application has been completed, district administrators will have access to your application and will make decisions regarding potential interviews and employment opportunities.

    Please note that Gainesville  ISD is no longer accepting paper applications.  All resumes, letters of interest, letters of recommendation or transcripts must be attached to your online application.