• PALMER IS A GREAT PLACE TO WORK

    A Family Atmosphere
    Palmer ISD is a Texas Education Agency District of Innovation
    Teachers, staff, and spouses have access to a brand new state of the art workout facility 24 hours a day and 7 days a week
    Small class sizes (14.1 students per teacher)
    Very few discipline issues and an administrative team that supports teachers and staff 
    Great students, great teachers, and great staff
    A 182-day teacher work calendar (Most districts have teachers on a 187-day calendar)
    Retention checks in December (2021 check was $2,000).  *(If an employee starts after September 1st the check will be pro-rated)
    The district pays $375 monthly towards healthcare ($4,500 per year)
    The district pays $13 monthly towards dental care
    The district pays for employee and family access to Telehealth which is 24/7/365 access to a national network of doctors that can diagnose, recommend treatment, and prescribe medication
    The district pays stipends in high need areas of teaching (varies by subject)
    The district pays a $1,000 stipend for an advanced degree in the teaching field
    Cutting edge technology for students and staff (1:1 Chromebooks grades PK-12, laptops for all teachers)
    Safe and secure campuses 
    A proven track record of excellent student achievement and academic performance - Click here!
    Terrific location (Ellis County) - close to DFW but far enough away (30 minutes to downtown Dallas, 50 minutes to downtown Fort Worth, 45 minutes to DFW airport)
    Mentor program for 1st and 2nd-year teachers.
    Read comments from the 2018 Employee Survey - Click here!
    Palmer ISD Student Profile - click here!
     

    Job Openings

     
    Qualified individuals should complete a Professional Application or Paraprofessional/Substitute Application.  Please submit your application, criminal history authorization, letter of interest, resume, transcript and SBEC certification to Personnel by fax to 972-845-2112; by U.S. mail to P.O. Box 790 Palmer, TX 75152; or by email to kmiddlebrooks@palmer-isd.org.
     

    Position

    Campus

    Information

    8th US History Palmer Middle School This position is for the 2022-2023 school year.  Please visit Region 10 Job Network for more info and to apply https://www.region10.org/programs/teacher-job-network/overview/.  Please contact Palmer MIddle School Principal, Jennifer Fortenberry at 972-449-3319 or jfortenberry@palmer-isd.org for more information.
    CBI (Career Based Instruction) Aide Palmer Middle School/Palmer High School This position is for the 2022-2023 school year.  Please contact Regina Farish at 972-449-3389 or rfarish@palmer-isd.org for more information.  Applications are available online at PISD HR or at the Palmer Administration Building at 303 Bulldog Way.
    Inclusion Aide Palmer Middle School This position is for the 2022-2023 school year.  Please contact Jennifer Fortenberry at 972-449-3319 or jfortenberry@palmer-isd.org for more information.  Applications are available online at PISD HR or at the Palmer Administration Building at 303 Bulldog Way.
    Bus Drivers District-Wide Visit our Transportation page for details regarding pay and benefits. Please contact Clifford Heard, Palmer ISD Transportation, at 972-449-3801 or cheard@palmer-isd.org for more information.  Applications are available online at PISD HR or at the Palmer Administration Building at 303 Bulldog Way.  Applicants must have a valid CDL: Class B or higher, Passenger and School Bus Endorsement, and a Valid Medical Certificate.
    Maintenance District-Wide Please contact Lance McCarty, Director of Maintenance, at 972-449-3801 or at lance.mccarty@palmer-isd.org for more information.  Applications are available online at PISD HR or at the Palmer Administration Building at 303 Bulldog Way.
    Cafeteria District-Wide Please contact Laurie Torres, Director of Food Service, at 972-449-3389 or ltorres@palmer-isd.org for more information.  Applications are available online at PISD HR or at the Palmer Administration Building at 303 Bulldog Way.
     Substitutes District-Wide Applications accepted on a daily basis and are available online at PISD HR or at the Palmer Administration Building at 303 Bulldog Way. Must be at least 20 years old and a minimum of a High School diploma.