Make Houston Your Home

Thank you for your interest in teaching in Houston County! This page is designed to help you learn more about our District and the benefits of making Houston County your home!

Be sure to complete the following steps for an opportunity to become a teacher with Houston County School District:

  1. Visit our Virtual Showcase here to learn more about each of our schools.
  2. Visit our Current Openings section on our website for school specific openings, which will be posted just prior to the Teacher Recruitment Fair.
  3. Check back frequently because we will continue to post positions and hire throughout the remainder of the school year and into the summer.  

We encourage you to explore this page to learn more about our world-class system.  This page contains information about employee benefits, salary and alternative certifications.  Do not miss the "Why Houston" comments from our new teachers and tips from principals to help you succeed. 

Virtual Showcase of Schools

Our District at a Glance

  • Over 30,200 students on 39 K-12 campuses
  • Approximately 4,300 full-time employees including 2,343 certified staff
  • 12th largest school district in Georgia
  • FY 2022 Total Budget: $457,483,857
  • Average expenditure per student FY2021: $15,126.93
  • Visionary leadership
  • Wonderful place to work, learn, live and play

High-Achieving Students and Staff

  • 2021 Graduation Rate 88.8%, above state's 83.7%
  • SAT score exceeds national and state averages
  • 2020 Forbes Georgia's Best Employer
  • Named Exemplary School Board by Georgia School Boards Association

Your New Hometown

  • Located in the heart of Georgia
  • Home to Robins Air Force base, Georgia's largest industrial complex, and Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter
  • Mountains or beach within 3-hour drive
  • Atlanta only 1.5 hours away
  • Within 2-hour flight of 80% of entire U.S. population
  • Cost of living 17.7% lower than U.S. average
  • Housing cost 41.7% lower
  • Several universities within 30-mile radius
  • Temperate climate ` enjoy outdoor living year round

Salary and Benefits

  • 1st-year teacher earns $44,455 with a bachelor's degree or $50,464 with a master's degree
  • Benefits worth $23,501.16
  • Medical, dental, paid personal leave, paid sick leave
  • Long-term disability provided
  • System retirement contribution equals 19.81% of salary
  • Access to AIG financial advisor
  • Life insurance provided
  • Flexible Spending Accounts allow pre-tax dollars for healthcare and dependent care
  • Free gym membership
  • Employee Assistance Program (counseling, financial information and resources, legal support and resources, and free online will preparation)

Why Houston?

Click on each square below to learn more.

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Recruitment Brochure link
Salary Information
Alternative Certification Routes
District Quick Reference guide
Current Openings
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 Tips from our Principals for the Teacher Recruitment Fair 
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