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We are delighted that you have taken the first step toward becoming a member of Port Arthur ISD. PAISD has a variety of professional options for those who want to make a difference in the lives of our community's young people.

As a member of our team, you will have access to a variety of workforce development opportunities, on-the-job training, one-on-one coaching, mentorship, and leadership programs aimed at assisting our team members – both campus-based and support employees – in growing professionally.

We offer a wide range of career opportunities in various areas, including:

  • Administrative/ Professionals
  • Certified Paraprofessional
  • Non-Certified Paraprofessionals
  • Transportation
  • Operations
  • Maintenance
  • Child Nutrition
  • And Many More


Important Information

Any applicant for paraprofessional jobs who are recommended for hire in PAISD and hasn’t obtained a minimum of 48 college hours will have to take the PAKS exam which consists of reading, writing, and mathematics.


Contact Us

Human Resource Department
4801 9th Avenue
Port Arthur, Texas 77642

Phone: 409-989-6142
Fax: 409-989-6175

We Hire to Inspire

We want to make sure you have as much information as possible as a potential employee. Below are links to resources that will help you make an informed decision about whether or not to join PAISD.

Educator Certification Information
Becoming a Teacher in Texas
Alternative Certification Program
Out of State Educators