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Teaching Careers at Navasota ISD

Meaningful work with eager minds.

Every educator dreams of making an impact and changing lives. At Navasota ISD, we do that every day. We have smaller classes and promote independent lesson planning so you can be effective without layers of administration. We have a diverse student body and no two children are the same, so we encourage using a variety of instructional methods to educate and inspire.

Pathways to teaching at Navasota

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Newly Graduated Educators

If you’re just starting your teaching career, you’ll love working at Navasota ISD. We provide you with instructional and classroom management support through our mentoring programs. You’ll start making a difference in the lives of children from day one.

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Experienced Professionals

At Navasota ISD, you’re in charge of your classroom. You’ll appreciate the autonomy here and the support of the entire Navasota community as you find new ways to challenge and encourage our students. Incomparable work-life balance, and a caring and appreciative atmosphere, make Navasota the ideal choice for tenured teachers.

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Alternative Pathways

If you’ve already started your path to teaching, join Navasota and let us help you reach certification status. You’ll gain classroom exposure and valuable mentorship from our outstanding staff while you work toward your credentialing requirements.

What our educators say

  • “My favorite part of working at Navasota ISD is the environment I work in. This is my first year with Navasota ISD, but I'm treated as if I've been a part of this wonderful family for a very long time. Everyone has been helpful and my input truly matters to administration. The relationships between teachers and students are amazing. The children matter here in Navasota, and that is the key to success.”
    Sara Smith, Special Education Teacher at High Point Elementary
  • “Administration is supportive and willing to help out in whatever way they can. They are frequently in classrooms and give positive feedback and let you know you are appreciated.”
    Karen Peyton, 6th Grade Math at Navasota Junior High

Navasota ISD is a progressive district that believes a foundation of literacy, STEAM, and language education are critical to preparing our students for life after graduation. By promoting literacy, science, math, computer and language instruction starting at the elementary level, we are shaping students who will be poised to lead in the classroom and the workplace. We have worked aggressively to improve academic achievement levels, but we’re far from finished; our goal is for our students to lead the state in academic performance.

Who we need

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English Teachers

We believe a solid foundation of reading and writing skills is key to future success for our students.

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STEAM Teachers

As science and technology continue to evolve, we have a critical need for educators in these areas.

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Bilingual Teachers

We need teachers who are able to instruct in both English and Spanish to reach students in all grades.

Substitute Teacher Information

Substitute Teacher Applications

Steps to the Application Process, please read carefully: (Steps #1 and #2 must be completed before any other process takes place.)

  1. Apply any-time online
    • Complete and submit the online substitute application
    • Please include a valid email address and contact number, as this will be our way of contacting you
  2. REQUEST ONLINE Substitute Training Access (Click here)
    • Please allow 24-48 hours for a response from EduHero that will be sent to the email address you registered with.
    • Upon getting access, you will need to create a free account and complete the "General Substitute Teacher Course" only.
    • You must score a 70 or higher.
  3. Fingerprinting
    • Once you have completed training, contact Rebecca Munoz at munozr@navasotaisd.org to begin your fingerprint process. These are run on Thursdays only and results sometimes take 24-48 hours.
    • If the DPS/TEA requires you to provide fingerprints, we will email you the information or contact you by phone.
    • The fingerprint agency charges approximately $50 for the appointment, which you are responsible for.
    • You must complete the fingerprint requirements to continue your application for employment.
    • Once your fingerprint results are clear, you will receive an email from our office inviting you to fill out your payroll paperwork.
  4. List of documents you must bring when completing payroll paperwork:
    • Documents: Valid driver’s license or Texas Identification Card (a copy will be made)
    • Social Security Number (a copy will be made)
    • A voided check or savings account information for direct deposit of your future paychecks
    • Educational documentation for classroom substitutes
    • *GED, HS Transcript, College Transcript
    • If you are a certified teacher: proof of certification

Substitute Pay

  • GED or High School Diploma: $60/day
  • College Graduate: $65/day
  • Certified Teacher: $70/day
  • Certified Teacher as long-term sub: First 10 days, $70/day; $100/day beyond 10 days of consecutive employment

Contact

Rebecca Munoz

MunozR@navasotaisd.org

(936) 825-1108