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Application Process

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Plano ISD offers an online employment application process using the TEAMS software. It will track your application and alert you via e-mail regarding your application status. You will be able to update your account using a password-protected login process. Select the link below to apply.

Plano ISD Online Employment ApplicationOpens new window

You will need to reserve about an hour to complete the application. Please read the instructions carefully before beginning.

The below documents are available for assistance in completing the application.

Application Instruction Manual PDF file
Frequently Asked Questions PDF file
Pop-up Blocker instructions  PDF file

If you have any questions, you may contact the PISD Help Desk at 469-752-8767.

Please make sure that your Texas Education Agency (TEA) profile is up-to-date with your current information.  Any discrepancies between your PISD application and your TEA profile could adversely impact the hiring process.  You can access your TEA profile by clicking on the link below and then following the steps below the link.  If you have any issues with the link or with accessing your profile, please call (512) 936-8400 and press #2 for certification.

www.tea.state.tx.us

  • Click on TEASE & TEAL Secure Applications
  • Click on TEAL Login
  • Login with your username and password

Professional Applicants

During the application process, you may be directed to complete the Gallup TeacherInsight™ before your application can be submitted.  With the introduction of the new TeacherInsight™ 2.0, all applicants who have previously taken the TeacherInsight™ will be required to take the new assessment instrument.

  • You will need to reserve at least 45 minutes to take this multiple choice and free response instrument; there are no right or wrong answers.
  • If you have completed the TeacherInsight™ 2.0 for another entity, you will receive instructions directly from Gallup to transfer your TeacherInsight™ assessment.
  • After completing the TeacherInsight™, you will need to revisit the Plano ISD application to complete and submit.

Criminal History Guidelines

Every person who wishes to serve as a District employee, volunteer, camp counselor, private teacher or contractor, or any other person who will have contact with District students shall have a criminal history search performed. More informationPDF file

The 80th Texas Legislature passed Senate Bill 9 (SB 9), which mandated the Texas Education Agency (TEA) to acquire criminal history through fingerprint submission on: (1) all certified educators who are currently employed, (2) all substitutes and (3) non-certified employees hired after January 1, 2008. This process requires the individual to hold a state-issued driver's license or state-issued ID card.

Application Information

The Employee Recruitment and Retention staff, principals and other administrators review applications as needed.  Administrators access applications to consider for available positions.  The administrator exercises his / her discretion in determining which applicants to contact and interview.  Applicants are welcome to send a letter of interest and resume via e-mail to the administrators or campuses for which they have an interest.

Job applicants may take advantage of a computer kiosk located at the Plano ISD Administration Building, human resources department, to complete the required online application and receive staff assistance.