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Are You Ready to Make a Positive Impact?

Thank you for your interest in working with Port Arthur ISD as a teacher. We’re thrilled you’re interested in learning more about teaching opportunities with us!

Students are our top priority, and we require teachers who are passionate about assisting students in learning and reaching their full potential. Scroll down to discover more about the process and what makes our school system such a terrific place to work if you’re ready to take the first step toward becoming a classroom teacher.


Top reasons to Teach for Port Arthur ISD
• Port Arthur ISD offers one of the best teacher salaries and benefits packages in Southeast Texas.
• In addition, we are the ONLY ISD in Southeast Texas that contributes to the Social Security System.
• The district also pays for a $25,000 life insurance policy for all permanent employees.


Teacher Salary Schedule


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