• EMS Seeks Alumni Educators
    $5,000 Signing Bonus | $58,500 Base Pay | Rewarding Career

    EMS ISD is offering a $5,000 signing bonus to alumni who return to the district to begin or continue their education career. Applicants who have previously taught at another district but meet the requirements below are also welcome to apply. Applicants must have:

    • attended a traditional university-based educator preparation program
    • maintained a GPA of 3.0 or higher
    • and are fully certified according to the State Board of Educator Certification (SBEC). 

    A Great Place to Teach

    Teachers who meet the requirements listed above will recieve:

    • a $5,000 signing bonus.

    Additionally, EMS ISD offers to all educators:

    • $58,500 base pay
    • Full medical benefits
    • Advancement opportunities

    Education and Training students, program teachers and Hollenstein Director pose for a photoEMS2Teach Program
    Program Graduates Garanteed an Interview 

    Students who completed the Education and Training program through the Hollenstein Career and Technology Center are guaranteed an interview as part of the EMS2Teach program.

    Pictured at left are students who completed the Education and Training program at HCTC in 2021. Students signed letters of intent to interview for a teaching position with EMS ISD after college graduation.  


     Maritza ZaragozaMeet EMS ISD's First EMS2Teach Qualifier

    "My teachers from EMS had a significant impact on me, and now it's my turn to serve my community and make the same positive impact on my students."

    - Maritza Zaragoza, fourth grade teacher at Willow Creek Elementary & first EMS2Teach qualifier

    Maritza Zaragoza has experienced several “firsts” in her life. As an EMS ISD alumna, she was a part of the first fifth-grade class to attend Parkview Elementary when it opened. Additionally, she is a member of the first freshman class to attend Chisholm Trail High School. This Class of 2016 CTHS graduate also is a first-generation college graduate. 

    Now, Zaragoza is the first alum to benefit from the district’s EMS2Teach program. Learn more about Maritza inside the article, First Generation College Grad Returns to Teach in EMS.  

  • Take the Next Step

    Are you interested in teaching with EMS ISD? Are you an alum who qualifies for this program? Take the next step and email HR Employee Relations Coordinator Rochelle Williams at rwilliams02@ems-isd.net.

    Are you a current EMS ISD student interested in the Education and Training program? Visit the Hollenstein Career and Technology website to learn more.