MEXIA ISD HIGH NEED TEACHER STIPENDS
2015-2016 School Year
In an effort to recruit and retain highly qualified and appropriately certified teachers, Mexia ISD pays a $4,000 stipend for teaching fields identified as high need teaching areas: Secondary Math (grades 6-12), Secondary Science (grades 6-12), Secondary Foreign Language (grades 6-12) and Elementary Bilingual (PK-5).
To receive this yearly stipend, a teacher must meet the following criteria:
2) Hold appropriate state certification to teach in the high need area as follows:
High school math teachers must hold a math certification for grades 6-12 or 8-12, Math/Physical Science grades 8-12, or Physics/Math grades 8-12.. Junior high math teachers must hold 4-8 Math, 4-8 Math/Science, or grades 6-12 or 8-12 Math certification.
High school foreign language teachers must hold a secondary foreign language certification for grades 6-12.
Elementary bilingual teachers must hold a Bilingual Generalist-Spanish grades EC-4, Bilingual grades PK-8, or Bilingual-Spanish grades 1-12.
3) To receive the full stipend, a teacher must teach at least five (5) sections of the subject. If a teacher teaches less than five sections, then he or she will receive a prorated amount of $800 per section.
Stipends will be paid in two installments, one in December and the other in April.