• 1.     Completed application:  JOB ID 96394

    2.      Upload transcript(s) from all colleges and universities attended in the United States                                           (including Junior/Community, undergraduate, and graduate) 

    • Have a conferred four-year degree from an accredited college or university, or will obtain one by May 2022.  See specific GPA and coursework requirements below.
      • All foreign degrees must include a course by course evaluation from an accredited transcript evaluation company.
      • Demonstrate English Oral Proficiency by fulfilling one of the following:
        • Completion of an undergraduate or graduate degree at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States, not including US Territories or; 
        • Completion of an undergraduate or graduate degree earned from one of these countries:  American Samoa, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Canada (except Quebec), Dominica, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Grand Cayman, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Liberia, Nigeria, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Trinidad/Tobago, Turks and Caicos, United Kingdom and U.S. Pacific Trust or;
        • Pass the TOEFL-iBT exam with the minimum scores below:
          • Speaking-24
          • Listening-22
          • Reading-22
          • Writing-21
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States?  (if offered a position to work in the Houston Independent School District, you will be required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form (I9) and produce documentation of your identity and authorization to work).                           

    3.     Resume (updated and uploaded)

    4.     Three current references (with email addresses and contact information)

    5.     Essay (250 word minimum)

    6.     Interview (Passing Score)


    1. Click START to begin the application.
    2. Complete all personal information sections.
    3. For "Vacancy Desired" make sure JOB ID 96394 is checked.
    4. Complete all required fields of the application.
    5. Click Finish and Submit at the bottom of the page.

    Now that you've applied, learn more about completing your initial TExES content exam. 


  • *In the event that you cannot upload your transcripts, please send official copies to the following address:

    Houston Independent School District, Alternative Certification Program

    Hattie Mae White Educational Building

    4400 West 18th Street

    Houston, Texas  77092

    Attention:  Conya Barreras, Recruiter

     Please note, that any transcripts sent to our office must be official (sealed) and will not be returned.

     If you are submitting an electronic transcript from a University/college, please have your electronic transcript emailed to: / Attention, Conya Barreras, Recruiter

     If your degree was awarded by a college or university outside of the United States, you will need a course-by-course evaluation of your transcript. Please see the list of Foreign Degree Translation Companies to contact an agency that provides this service. 

     If you have questions concerning the application process, please call our office at 713-742-4911.