FBISD Holds Job Fair to Fill Career and Technical Education, Special Education, Early Literacy and Elementary Positions

Fort Bend ISD’s Human Resources Department will host a job fair to fill positions for the 2019-20 school year in the following areas: Career and Technical Education, Special Education, Early Literacy and its newest elementary – Yousafzai Elementary. The job fair will take place Saturday, February 16th from 9 – 11 am at the FBISD Annex, located at 3119 Sweetwater Blvd. in Sugar Land.

Those who plan to attend can register at www.fortbendisd.com/fallinlove. The deadline to register is February 11th.

Career and Technical Education

The state-of-the-art James Reese Career and Technical Center will open in August 2019 and will serve approximately 2,000 students daily from all 11 of the District’s high schools. Business partnerships will allow students to benefit from real-world experiences. Students will also have the opportunity to earn dual credit and industry certifications.

Teaching opportunities include, but are not limited to: Health Science, Automotive Technology, Diesel Mechanics, Culinary Arts, Hospitality and Tourism, Cyber Security, Firefighting, Welding and HVAC.

Special Education

FBISD is committed to meeting the needs of all its students and has identified the need for additional staff to serve its special education population. Open positions include, but are not limited to: Licensed Specialists in School Psychology (LSSPs), Diagnosticians, Special Education Teachers, and Special Education Paraprofessionals. The FBISD Special Education department provides unique training and support to its staff.

Early Literacy

FBISD’s Early Literacy Center opened in August 2018 to provide innovative programming that supports the development of literacy skills and socio-emotional growth for students in PK – 1st grade. The Center is seeking teacher candidates who are EC-6 and ESL certified.

FBISD’s Early Intervention Academy provides an innovative approach that offers a blend of academic and specialized therapy services to PPCD and general education students who are 3 and 4 years old. The Academy is seeking teacher candidates who are Special Education, EC-6 and ESL certified.

Yousafzai Elementary

FBISD named its newest elementary school in honor of the Nobel Peace Prize recipient Malala Yousafzai. The school will open in August 2019 and is located in the Aliana subdivision. FBISD is looking for dynamic EC-6 ESL certified teachers.

Application Window Currently Open for Classes at New James Reese Career and Technical Center for 2019-20 School Year

The application to enroll in Career and Technical Education (CTE) classes offered at the new James Reese Career and Technical Center for the 2019-20 school year is available online through Tuesday, February 5th at 3 pm. The Reese Center opens in Fall 2019 and will offer various specialized courses to provide students with extensive hands-on-learning experiences in preparation for their post-secondary college and career goals.

The center will welcome FBISD sophomores, juniors and seniors. Current seventh and eighth grade students may need to choose prerequisite courses at their home campus in order to be eligible to attend programs offered at the Reese Center their sophomore through senior year in high school.

Students may select courses in Hospitality and Tourism, Computer Technology, Cosmetology, Automotive, Culinary Arts, Welding, Fire Fighting, Health Science, Law Enforcement and Court Systems, Construction, Diesel Mechanics, Education and Training, Arts and A/V Production, Oil and Gas/Energy and Natural Resources.

Students are encouraged to apply to more than one program, as there is a limited number of seats available in each program area.

To complete an application or learn more about the new center, visit the James Reese Career and Technical Center website at www.fortbendisd.com.