Killeen ISD to hold special meeting for 500 new teachers

Posted at 4:45 PM, Aug 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-06 17:47:43-04

Killeen ISD is set to welcome 500 new teachers for the new school year at a special meeting on Tuesday.

According to the Chief Communications Officer Terry Abbot, training for the upcoming school year is set to take place at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center at 8 a.m.

Two Killeen ISD’s teachers of the year with superintendent John Craft and school board president Corbett Lawler are set to speak to the new teachers at the special meeting about how to thrive in their new careers.

The district still needs more than 50 teaching positions filled. Specifically, Chief Human Resources Officer Steve Cook said the district is looking for more special education teachers.

“Killeen ISD is a wonderful place to work, with excellent salaries and benefits for teachers, including great health insurance and retirement benefits,” Cook said. “If you want a great career in education, come join Killeen ISD.”

First-year teachers in Killeen ISD will earn $47,000. The district’s pay scale is among the best in Central Texas.

For more information on available positions, visit their website.

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