Being a BISD Employee



Employment Highlights

Brazosport ISD = Large Organization

  • 11,400 students served at 19 campuses in 8 different municipalities
  • 1,913 employees = 4th Largest Employer in the area.
    • BISD is a huge factor to the local economy.
  • 929 certified teachers
  • Child Nutrition (134); Groundskeepers (15); Custodians (105); Bus Drivers (33); Counselors (40); Police (20); Technology (?); Maintenance (?). 
  • $160 million operating budget

2020-2021 Teacher Starting Salary

  • First Year Teacher & Librarians - No Experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree - $57,000
    • Master’s Degree - $1,000 stipend
  • Starting salaries for all other newly employed teachers will be based upon consideration for experience and area of teaching specialty.

Salary Structures

  • 86% of budget is staff salaries
  • Experience - 0 yr = $57,000. 10 yr = $58,500. 20 yr. = $63,000
  • Stipends = 7-12 math/science, bilingual, special education, CTE, athletics, fine arts, department heads
  • Lanier Middle School = $10,000 master teacher stipends
  • Incentives = attendance, longevity
  • Performance Bonuses = TEA Campus Distinctions, End of Course exams student retesters

Hiring Practices

  • 187 day contract for teachers.
    • Two way obligations to contracts
  • Teacher Qualifications - District of Innovation flexibilities (highly credentialed)
  • Administration = 210, 220, 230 day contracts

Recruiting & Retention

  • Salary or Culture/Climate - BISD ranks in the top 5% in Texas for teacher salaries
  • Grow Our Own Program
    • Brazosport ISD is proud to present two programs to district paraprofessionals who desire to further their careers as teachers with BISD.  The Grow Our Own Program has two paths; earn an undergraduate teaching degree, or become certified through an Alternative Certification Program.
  • Paid Clinical/Student Teachers
    • BISD is proud to launch our Paid Clinical/Student Teacher initiative in Spring 2021 to selected candidates.

Teacher Grants

Technology

Discounted, Tuition-Based Pre-Kindergarten

BISD Local Perks
Many local restaurants and businesses offer Brazosport ISD employees discounted rates on dining, products and services. To view the list of perks available to BISD employees please click here

Benefits
Brazosport ISD offers a full complement of benefits for employees. Please click here for more information.

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