Somerville ISD and the Board of Trustees believe teachers make a difference in student academic success. Our goal is to focus on retaining and recruiting highly effective teachers through creating a compensation plan in which teachers are rewarded for the teaching skills and student outcomes.


SISD Pays $350 a month towards employee health insurance for full time employees.

SISD is an equal opportunity employer.

Thank you for your interest in the Somerville ISD Human Resources Department, where we are committed to recruiting, developing, and retaining highly qualified staff to maximize learning for all students.

Personnel Duties

The Superintendent shall define the qualifications, duties, and responsibilities of all positions and shall ensure that job descriptions are current and accessible to employees and supervisors.

Posting Vacancies

The Superintendent or designee shall establish guidelines for advertising employment opportunities and posting notices of vacancies. These guidelines shall advance the Board’s commitment to equal opportunity employment and to recruiting well-qualified candidates. Current District employees may apply for any vacancy for which they have appropriate qualifications.


All applicants shall complete the application form supplied by the District. Information on applications shall be confirmed before a contract is offered for a contractual position and before hiring or as soon as possible thereafter for a noncontractual position. [For information related to the evaluation of criminal history records, see DBAA.]

Employment of Contractual Personnel

The Superintendent has sole authority to make recommendations to the Board regarding the selection of contractual personnel.

The Board retains final authority for employment of contractual personnel. [See DCA, DCB, DCC, and DCE as appropriate]

Employment of Noncontractual Personnel

The Board delegates to the Superintendent final authority to employ and dismiss noncontractual employees on an at-will basis. [See DCD]

*Applicants for all positions are considered without regard to race, color, sex, (including pregnancy), national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status. Additionally, the district does not discriminate against an applicant who acts to oppose such discrimination or participates in the investigation of a complaint related to a discriminating employment practice.

The district Title IX Coordinator is Curriculum Director, Kristi Thaemlitz, P.O. Box 997, Somerville, Texas 77879, phone number 979-596-2153.