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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.

FAQs
How do I know what jobs are available?

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? 

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?

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 ask@lisd.org 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?

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?

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?

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?

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?

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.

Department Directory

Dr. James Hockenberry
Assistant Superintendent of District Services
903-381-2235

John York
Chief Human Resource Officer
903-381-2291

Shalona McCray
Director of Employee Relations
903-381-2262

Kristie Brown
Staffing Coordinator
903-381-2252

Mae Johnson
HR Records & Auxiliary Support Specialist
903-381-2292

Odalys Olivas
HR Processing Assistant
903-381-2326

Michelle Smith
Substitute Coordinator
903-381-2288

Laura Suggs
HR Manager
903-381-2323

Misty Thacker
HR Onboarding/Processing Specialist
903-381-2322 

Human Resources Department
1301 East Young Street
Longview, TX 75602
903-381-2200