Thank you for your interest in Richardson ISD. Our mission is to serve and prepare all students for their global future. Goal 3 of our district’s Vision 2020 plan is to maintain high performing, student focused teachers.
To begin the online application, click on the "Start an application for employment" link below. Once an application is submitted, changes can be made by clicking on “Login to an existing account.”
If you have previously applied or are an existing employee and cannot access your application, please contact Human Resources to reactivate your status. Please contact the RISD Department of Human Resources at 469-593-0264 for other questions related to professional applications, or 469-593-0267 for questions related to paraprofessional applications. Our offices are open from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Thursday and 8 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Friday.
Requirements to serve as a Professional or Paraprofessional in RISD
RISD is accepting teacher applications from individuals who hold a Texas Educator Certificate, or a valid teaching certificate from another state and are in the process of attaining a Texas Educator Certificate, or are enrolled in an alternative certification program. Alternative certification applications will only be considered in area of high need such as special education, secondary math and science, bilingual, and/or other areas as deemed necessary. ELAR teachers at the junior high level must also have ESL certification.
Note: RISD Employees who have a desire to apply for other positions in the district must access the internal application. Please refer to the RISD Employee Handbook for more information on transfer eligibility.
Paraprofessional applicants must have a high school diploma or the equivalent.
Administrative Central and Campus - Professional Support
RISD is also accepting applications for instructional and non-instructional
central and campus support positions. Applicants should refer to the job posting for required certifications and/or qualifications.
To begin the application process click the application link below:
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Richardson Independent School District (RISD or the District) is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a policy of nondiscrimination with respect to all employees and applicants for employment. All personnel actions such as recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, compensation and benefits, discipline, and termination are administered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or military status of otherwise qualified individuals. RISD does not discriminate on the basis of membership or application for membership in the uniformed services and does not discriminate against an employee or applicant who acts to oppose unlawful discrimination or participates in the investigation of a complaint of alleged discriminatory employment practices. Hiring decisions are made on the basis of each applicant's qualifications, experiences, and abilities as well as the business needs of the district.