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Teacher Hiring Event - May 8 from 4-6pm at Mossy Creek Middle ϳԹ

Thank you for your interest in teaching in Houston County!

We are hosting a Teacher Hiring Event on May 8, 2024 at Mossy Creek Middle ϳԹ. 

  • 4:00-5:00pm Meet and Greet
  • 5:00-6:00pm Interviews

ϳԹs with teaching vacancies will be represented, and candidates will have the opportunity to talk with administrators from each school.  To attend the Hiring Event, please click on the Complete an Application button below.

We encourage you to explore this page to learn more about our world-class district. This page contains information about employee benefits, salary and alternative certifications. Do not miss the "Why Houston" comments from our new teachers and tips from principals to help you succeed. 

Our District at a Glance

  • Over 30,800 students at 37 schools 
  • Approximately 5,600 full-time, part-time and substitutes, including over 2,385 certified staff
  • 12th largest school district in Georgia
  • FY2024 Total Budget: $548,301,314
  • Average expenditure per student FY2024: $17,786.97
  • Visionary leadership
  • Wonderful place to work, learn, live and play

High-Achieving ϳԹs and Staff

  • 2023 Graduation Rate 87.6%, above state's 84.4%
  • SAT score exceeds national and state averages
  • 2020 Forbes Georgia's Best Employer
  • Named Exemplary ϳԹ Board by Georgia ϳԹ Boards Association

Our Community

  • Located in the heart of Georgia
  • ϳԹ to Robins Air Force Base, Georgia's largest industrial complex, and Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter
  • Mountains or beach within 3-hour drive
  • Atlanta only 1.5 hours away
  • Within 2-hour flight of 80% of entire U.S. population
  • Cost of living 32.2% lower than U.S. average
  • Housing cost 39% lower
  • Several universities within 30-mile radius
  • Temperate climate enjoy outdoor living year round

Salary and Benefits

  • 1st-year teacher earns $48,457 with a bachelor's degree or $55,008 with a master's degree
  • Benefits worth over $25,000
  • Medical, dental, paid personal leave, paid sick leave
  • Long-term disability provided
  • System retirement contribution equals 19.81% of salary
  • Access to AIG financial advisor
  • Life insurance provided
  • Flexible Spending Accounts allow pre-tax dollars for healthcare and dependent care
  • Free gym membership
  • Employee Assistance Program (counseling, financial information and resources, legal support and resources, and free online will preparation)

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Why Houston?

Make Houston Your ϳԹ

 

"The joy of making a daily impact educationally is why I choose to teach, and the continual support of Houston County is why I never want to leave. The consistent commitment to my development by superiors, peers, and the community has been integral in making Houston County my home."

~Johnathan Simmons, Veterans High ϳԹ teacher.