Weekly Virtual Job Fair

Join us on Tuesday afternoons from 4-6 p.m. for our weekly job fair.  Attendees will be able to speak directly with district recruiters and select campus administrators regarding open positions in Garland ISD. We are hiring:

  • aspiring teachers
  • instructional aides
  • cafeteria workers
  • bus drivers

Please visit the Weekly Virtual Job Fair webpage for the registration link, the zoom link and other important information.

Online job application

Apply now for all positions using GISD's Online Application System. You can attach your resume, transcripts, reference letters, or other documents to your online application.

Computer terminals are available in the Human Resources Department of the Harris Hill Administration Building for applicants without Internet access at home.

View job postings & apply

It is the policy of the Garland Independent School District not to discriminate in its employment practices. Read more

Become a teacher

Impact a child's future by working as a teacher for Garland ISD. Come teach in a dynamic and supportive school district with a history of unparalleled excellence. We offer:

  • competitive salaries (starting at $56,325)
  • a two-year 1-on-1 new teacher mentorship
  • our dedicated employee clinic with low-cost visits for non-emergency medical needs
  • comprehensive benefits, including an employee assistance program
  • an intersession calendar that offers flexibility:
    • earn additional income by participating in intersession, or
    • enjoy week-long fall and Thanksgiving breaks, as well as a three-week winter and two-week spring break

Find unlimited opportunities to grow professionally by serving the children of Garland, Rowlett, and Sachse. Apply to teach today!

Contact us

For more information about the job application system or working for GISD, contact:

For general human resource questions, contact:

Human Resources

Salary schedules

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Current Salary Schedule for Teachers

Salary Schedules & Compensation Information:

Teacher Incentive Allotment (TIA)

Learn about the Teacher Incentive Allotment and how top teachers can earn more.

See TIA amounts per campus

Summer school

Use the link below to submit summer school application. Once in Frontline, please log in to Internal Applicants to view Summer School openings.

Summer School Application

Application details for specific departments

Bus drivers

To be eligible for employment as a GISD bus driver you must:

  • Be 21 years of age or older
  • Pass a Physical Examination
  • Pass Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • Have a Motor Vehicle Report in Good Standing
  • Have a High School Diploma or GED equivalency
  • Have a Criminal History Check in good standing

Training will be provided to receive a Commercial Drivers License as well as the required State School Bus Driver Certification.

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Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Nondiscrimination statement: Garland Independent School District in support of school districts and Career and Technical Education Programs, does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, color, age or national origin in its educational programs, activities, or employment as required by Title IX, Section 504 and Title VI.

Substitute Teachers and Aides

Applicants must be able to work at least two to three days a week.

Substitute Teacher requirements: 

  • TX Certified applicants will be given first priority. 
  • Applicants with an Associates's, 48 hours of college, or a Bachelor’s degree can substitute for a teacher. 
  • Degreed applicants will be considered for professional positions after all certified applicants have been exhausted.

Substitute Aide requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalency.
  • Substitute Aides will be substituting for classroom aides and any other paraprofessional aide positions that require a substitute.

Substitute pay:

  •  GISD retirees-$135 a day
  • TX Certified Teacher-$115.00 a day
  • Degreed (Associates, 48 hours of college or Bachelors) -$100.00 a day
  • Instructional Aide- $85.00 a day
  • Non-Instructional Aide- $75.00 a day
Student Nutrition Services

Full-time employment opportunities are available with Student Nutrition Services.

To be eligible for employment with the GISD Dept. of Student Nutrition Services you must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Pass a Physical Examination
  • Pass a Criminal History Background Check

Opportunities are also available for Cafeteria Managers and Assistant Managers. To be eligible for Cafeteria Manager or Assistant Manager, you must:

  • Submit a resume along with your application
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Have a High School diploma or a GED.
  • Pass a Physical Examination
  • Pass a Criminal History Background Check

View job postings & apply

You may also apply in person for a position with the GISD Dept. of Student Nutrition Services at:

Marvin Padgett Building
701 N First St.
Garland, Texas 75040

Fine Arts

We are always interested in hiring qualified, dedicated professional educators to lead our students. If you are interested in becoming a part of "Team GISD" please take the following steps.

View job postings & apply

Email an additional resume to:

Elementary Music, K-12 Theatre Arts – Brenda Hass, Fine Arts Coordinator

K-12 Art – David Sanders, Fine Arts Coordinator

Band,  Choir,  Orchestra – Joseph Figarelli, Director of Fine Arts

Due to the large volume of applications received, interviews are granted on an as-needed basis. Resumes are reviewed by the building principal and Director of Fine Arts. Applicants will be contacted by telephone or email to set up an interview as jobs become available.