• Welcome to Joshua ISD Human Resources

    Joshua ISD is a TEA Recognized district with over 5,850 students and a staff of nearly 825. Joshua is just the right size; small enough to feel at home and large enough to offer all the challenges and opportunities you desire. Our employees are crucial to the district's success and hiring, retaining, and valuing quality staff members are one of our top goals.

    If you are interested in working in a positive place that values learning and family, visit our Employment Opportunities page to the left. 

    To locate which staff member you should contact regarding your specific question please click the Human Resources Organizational Chart linked below.  

    To request your service records or to obtain official college transcripts, please select HR Forms and complete the "Service Records Request" form. 

    Mission Statement 

    The mission of the Human Resources Department is to provide efficient and courteous HR services to attract, hire, develop, and retain an exemplary staff. Our mission is to ensure the success of students by serving the needs of the employees. 


    Effective and Efficient:

    By the end of the 2022-2023 school year, Human Resources staff will be cross trained in all areas of the Human Resources Department. 


    The Human Resources Department will continue to ensure that criminal history checks are completed and approved prior to any employee, substitute teacher, volunteer, observer, student teacher or contractor enters a campus for the safety of JISD students and staff. 


    The Human Resources Department will continue to ensure that JISD hires and maintains at 100% fully certified and highly qualified teachers and instructional aides in all core academic subject areas including English, Reading or Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Foreign Languages (languages other than English), Civics and Government, Economics, Arts, History, and Geography. 

    • Elementary Procedure:

      All elementary classroom teachers including Special Education teachers must have an ESL certification.

    • Secondary Procedure:

      All secondary English Language Arts and Special Education (self contained) teachers must have ESL certification. 

    • PK/Special Education Certification Requirement: 

      All Prekindergarten classroom teachers, with the exception of Prekindergarten teachers in bilingual classrooms, must have special education certification.

    • Elementary Behavior Room Certification Requirement:

      All elementary teachers assigned to the campus behavior classroom must have Special Education EC-12 certification and Elementary Generalist certification. Newly hired Elementary Behavior teachers must have a Special Education (EC-12), ESL and Elementary Generalist Certification to receive a teaching contract.

    • Special Education Life Skills Requirement:

      All Special Education teachers in a Life Skills classroom must have a Generalist (EC-6) or a Core (EC-6) certification, a SPED (EC-12) and an ESL Certification. 

    • Special Education Elementary Requirement:

      All elementary special education teachers must have a Generalist (EC-6) or a Core (EC-6) certification,  a SPED (EC-12) and an ESL Certification. 

    • Special Education Middle School Requirement:

      All secondary middle school special education teachers must have a Generalist (4-8) or a Core (4-8) certification and a SPED (EC-12).