• Why educators are choosing to teach
    in 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.

    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! 



    Ready to join us? Apply today!

    We can’t wait to meet you!

    Apply Now to Teach in Gainesville, North Texas  


    We need you more in Gainesville ISD (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.