Human Resources Department
1301 East Young Street
Longview, TX 75602


Interested in Longview ISD?

     We are looking for the best and brightest who value what we believe sets Longview Independent School District apart as a unique and remarkable place to work. At LISD, we offer a competitive professional salary, a generous benefits package and time off.

     LISD values continuous learning and growth. We offer development opportunities ranging from individualized feedback and development, mentoring, and coaching for teachers to workshops and advanced degree programs for leaders and non-instructional staff.

     LISD is made up of passionate and committed professionals who hold themselves to high expectations and believe without a doubt that every child can learn.

How do I know what jobs are available?

Go to Longview ISD's online application system to view available jobs.

Where do I find information about LISD's pay scale? 

Please click here for more information about salary schedules. Longview ISD is one of the highest-paying districts in East Texas, with an aggressive incentive pay plan. 

Do you accept paper applications?

No. Our application is exclusively online via our website. But if you have any difficulties using our online system please email your documentation to and we'll follow-up with you.

I don’t have a computer at home to complete the online application. What can I do?

Human Resources has two computers available for applicant use. You will need to establish an e-mail account in order to complete the application. Although Human Resources staff can get you set started with the online application, we cannot complete the application for you.

What does a “Multiple Campus” job posting mean?

We are seeking multiple candidates for multiple positions within the district. Individuals seeking a teaching position will have to apply to the pool positions for consideration. We do not post a separate job posting for every vacancy due to the large number of vacancies that can occur in various positions such as bus drivers, child nutrition workers, child care providers, instructional aides, etc. You may only see campus specific teaching positions for hard to fill certification areas.

How long does a job posting remain open?

Some positions are open until filled or closed, but there are other positions that remain open on a longer basis. The length of job postings can vary from position to position and department to department. 

How do I check the status of my application?

You will receive an electronic confirmation that your application has been received through the application system. If you have any questions about your application please email us here or call 903-381-2200

Will my references be contacted?

All references listed by the applicant will be contacted upon completion of the application. Please note: LISD supervisors will contact each applicant’s most current and former supervisors for reference information. It is important for applications to be complete, current, and accurate if individuals are going to be considered for employment.

What kind of documents will I have to attach to the application?

It depends on the position you are applying for. All professional positions will require an updated resume and cover letter. Individuals seeking a teaching position MUST submit the most recent classroom evaluation (as applicable). Student teachers should upload a recommendation from a cooperating teacher or university supervisor. Student teacher evaluations can also be uploaded, if available.

I have applied, why have I not heard from anyone?

Not all applicants will be considered for an interview. Not all interviewed will be hired.

What is the hiring process for LISD?

All candidates have to apply online for positions they are seeking. Depending on the position, applicants may get called or sent an e-mail request via the application system for a pre-screening interview with Human Resources. Hiring Supervisors and Campus Principals review applications, conduct interviews, and call references to the applicants current and former supervisors. Hiring managers then submit their final candidate to Human Resources for review and approval. Only staff from Human Resources can job offer a position to a prospective candidate for employment.

How will I know if a position I applied for has been filled?

The application system will send you an automated e-mail response when the position has been filled. Additionally, your application for that particular job posting may be deactivated. The system will send you an automated e-mail response when that happens.

I have applied to multiple campuses and I can’t seem to obtain employment yet. What can I do to stand out as a prospective candidate?

Consider applying as an instructional substitute in our school district. This is the best way to receive competitive pay and get seen by campus administrative and instructional staff. Individuals can obtain daily substitute jobs at all levels and gain first hand experience working in our schools that can be additionally listed on a resume. We respect and value our substitutes and LISD administrators take notice of dedicated substitutes. We have had many individuals who served as instructional substitutes or instructional aides transition into teaching positions within the district after they acquired their degrees and teaching certification. Click here for more information about substituting in LISD.




Dr. James Hockenberry
Assistant Superintendent of District Services
John York
Chief Human Resource Officer
Shalona McCray
Director of Employee Relations
Kristie Brown
Staffing Coordinator
Mae Johnson
HR Records & Auxiliary Support Specialist
Odalys Olivas
HR Processing Assistant
Michelle Smith
Substitute Coordinator
Laura Suggs
HR Manager
Misty Thacker
HR Onboarding/Processing Specialist



Last updated Jan. 1, 2021 
Thank you for choosing to be part of our community at Longview Independent School District ("Company", "we", "us", "our"). We are committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy. If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy notice, or our practices with regards to your personal information, please contact us at
When you visit our website (the "Website"), use our mobile application, use our Facebook application, as the case may be (the "App") and more generally, use any of our services (the "Services", which include the Website and App), we appreciate that you are trusting us with your personal information. We take your privacy very seriously. In this privacy notice, we seek to explain to you in the clearest way possible what information we collect, how we use it and what rights you have in relation to it. We hope you take some time to read through it carefully, as it is important. If there are any terms in this privacy notice that you do not agree with, please discontinue use of our Services immediately.
This privacy notice applies to all information collected through our Services (which, as described above, includes our Website and App), as well as, any related services, sales, marketing or events.
Please read this privacy notice carefully as it will help you understand what we do with the information that we collect.
Information automatically collected
In Short: Some information — such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address and/or browser and device characteristics — is collected automatically when you visit our Services.
We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use or navigate the Services. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use our Services and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of our Services, and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes.
The information we collect includes:
Log and Usage Data. Log and usage data is service-related, diagnostic, usage and performance information our servers automatically collect when you access or use our Services and which we record in log files. Depending on how you interact with us, this log data may include your IP address, device information, browser type and settings and information about your activity in the Services (such as the date/time stamps associated with your usage, pages and files viewed, searches and other actions you take such as which features you use), device event information (such as system activity, error reports (sometimes called 'crash dumps') and hardware settings).
Device Data. We collect device data such as information about your computer, phone, tablet or other device you use to access the Services. Depending on the device used, this device data may include information such as your IP address (or proxy server), device and application identification numbers, location, browser type, hardware model Internet service provider and/or mobile carrier, operating system and system configuration information.
Location Data. We collect location data such as information about your device's location, which can be either precise or imprecise. How much information we collect depends on the type and settings of the device you use to access the Services. For example, we may use GPS and other technologies to collect geolocation data that tells us your current location (based on your IP address). You can opt out of allowing us to collect this information either by refusing access to the information or by disabling your Location setting on your device. Note however, if you choose to opt out, you may not be able to use certain aspects of the Services.
Information collected through our App
In Short: We collect information regarding your push notifications, and Facebook permissions when you use our App.
If you use our App, we also collect the following information:
Push Notifications. We may request to send you push notifications regarding your account or certain features of the App. If you wish to opt-out from receiving these types of communications, you may turn them off in your device's settings.
Facebook Permissions. We by default access your Facebook basic account information, including your name, email, gender, birthday, current city, and profile picture URL, as well as other information that you choose to make public. We may also request access to other permissions related to your account, such as friends, checkins, and likes, and you may choose to grant or deny us access to each individual permission. For more information regarding Facebook permissions, refer to the Facebook Permissions Reference page.
This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of our App, for troubleshooting and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes.
In Short: We only share information with your consent, to comply with laws, to provide you with services, to protect your rights, or to fulfill business obligations.
We may process or share your data that we hold based on the following legal basis:
Consent: We may process your data if you have given us specific consent to use your personal information for a specific purpose.
Legitimate Interests: We may process your data when it is reasonably necessary to achieve our legitimate business interests.
Performance of a Contract: Where we have entered into a contract with you, we may process your personal information to fulfill the terms of our contract.
Legal Obligations: We may disclose your information where we are legally required to do so in order to comply with applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process, such as in response to a court order or a subpoena (including in response to public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements).
Vital Interests: We may disclose your information where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding potential violations of our policies, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person and illegal activities, or as evidence in litigation in which we are involved.
More specifically, we may need to process your data or share your personal information in the following situations:
Business Transfers. We may share or transfer your information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.
In Short: If you choose to register or log in to our services using a social media account, we may have access to certain information about you.
Our Services offers you the ability to register and login using your third-party social media account details (like your Facebook or Twitter logins). Where you choose to do this, we will receive certain profile information about you from your social media provider. The profile information we receive may vary depending on the social media provider concerned, but will often include your name, email address, friends list, profile picture as well as other information you choose to make public on such social media platform. If you login using Facebook, we may also request access to other permissions related to your account, such as your friends, check-ins, and likes, and you may choose to grant or deny us access to each individual permission.
We will use the information we receive only for the purposes that are described in this privacy notice or that are otherwise made clear to you on the relevant Services. Please note that we do not control, and are not responsible for, other uses of your personal information by your third-party social media provider. We recommend that you review their privacy notice to understand how they collect, use and share your personal information, and how you can set your privacy preferences on their sites and apps.
In Short: We may transfer, store, and process your information in countries other than your own.
Our servers are located in. If you are accessing our Services from outside, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed by us in our facilities and by those third parties with whom we may share your personal information (see "WILL YOUR INFORMATION BE SHARED WITH ANYONE?" above), in and other countries.
If you are a resident in the European Economic Area (EEA) or United Kingdom (UK), then these countries may not necessarily have data protection laws or other similar laws as comprehensive as those in your country. We will however take all necessary measures to protect your personal information in accordance with this privacy notice and applicable law.
In Short: We keep your information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy notice unless otherwise required by law.
We will only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy notice, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (such as tax, accounting or other legal requirements). No purpose in this notice will require us keeping your personal information for longer than 90 days.
When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize such information, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.
In Short: We aim to protect your personal information through a system of organizational and technical security measures.
We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures designed to protect the security of any personal information we process. However, despite our safeguards and efforts to secure your information, no electronic transmission over the Internet or information storage technology can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, so we cannot promise or guarantee that hackers, cybercriminals, or other unauthorized third parties will not be able to defeat our security, and improperly collect, access, steal, or modify your information. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, transmission of personal information to and from our Services is at your own risk. You should only access the Services within a secure environment.
In Short: You may review, change, or terminate your account at any time.

If you are a resident in the EEA or UK and you believe we are unlawfully processing your personal information, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can find their contact details here:
If you are a resident in Switzerland, the contact details for the data protection authorities are available here:
Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems and mobile applications include a Do-Not-Track ("DNT") feature or setting you can activate to signal your privacy preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and collected. At this stage no uniform technology standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals has been finalized. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser signals or any other mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online. If a standard for online tracking is adopted that we must follow in the future, we will inform you about that practice in a revised version of this privacy notice.
In Short: Yes, if you are a resident of California, you are granted specific rights regarding access to your personal information.
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the "Shine The Light" law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below.
If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with a Service, you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the Services. To request removal of such data, please contact us using the contact information provided below, and include the email address associated with your account and a statement that you reside in California. We will make sure the data is not publicly displayed on the Services, but please be aware that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from all our systems (e.g. backups, etc.).
In Short: Yes, we will update this notice as necessary to stay compliant with relevant laws.
We may update this privacy notice from time to time. The updated version will be indicated by an updated "Revised" date and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is accessible. If we make material changes to this privacy notice, we may notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes or by directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to review this privacy notice frequently to be informed of how we are protecting your information.
If you have questions or comments about this notice, you may contact us via email at, by phone at 903-381-2200, or by post to:
Matthew Prosser, Director of Communications
Longview Independent School District
1301 E. Young Street
Longview, TX 75601
United States