Employment / Jobs

Job Opportunities

 Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with Southwest Independent School District. To browse our current openings, establish a complete pre-employment file, please click on the "apply here" link below and complete the online application. If your qualifications meet our needs, we will contact you for further information and a possible interview.

 Apply Here

Not all applicants will receive an interview

Southwest Independent School District shall not discriminate against any individual with respect to the individual’s race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, genetic information, national origin or any other basis prohibited by law.

Southwest ISD is a tobacco, alcohol and drug-free workplace.

El Districto Escolar Independeiente de Southwest no hara ninguna discriminacion contra ningun individuo con respeto a raza, color, religion, sexo, edad, desabilidad, posicion military, o cualquier otra base del individuo prohibido por ley.
El Districto Independeiente de Southwest es un sitio de empleo libre de tabaco, alcohol, y drogas.

Professional Positions

Professional positions require a Bachelor’s degree or higher and certification/licensure, although there are a few professional positions that may not require certification/licensure.
Some examples of professional positions are:  Teachers, Directors, Principals, Counselors, Asst. Principals, Social Workers, Nurses, etc.

Teaching positions are accepted year round.  Job posting for teaching positions is listed as “Classroom Teacher”, to apply click here.

Classified Positions

 Classified positions include instructional aides, secretaries, clerks, certain technicians, specialists, and supervisors.  
Clerical/Technical must have a GED or High School Diploma

Teacher Assistants must meet the Requirements listed below:

High School Diploma or G.E.D. and
ESSA or NCLB Certificate or
Associates degree or 48 College hours from an accredited college/university

Auxiliary Positions


Auxiliary Positions include custodians, food service workers, bus drivers, bus aides, police officers and maintenance workers(mechanics, electrical, painting, plumbing , grounds crew etc.).
Some of these positions required a high school diploma or G.E.D. with some to include licensure.

Substitute Positions

 Applications for substitute teachers are accepted year round. Click here to apply.

Substitute Pay Rates

Daily pay rates for SWISD Substitutes are as follows:

Texas Certified Teacher Substitutes       $125.00 per day 
Bachelors/Masters Degree Substitutes   $100.00 per day
High School Diploma or GED.               $90.00 per day
Clerical/Teacher Aide Substitutes          $70.00 per day

Please note rate applies to all of the above when substituting for clerical or aide positions.