Job Postings
OPENINGS FOR 2020-2021



HS Science Teacher


QualificationsBachelor’s degree from accredited university.  Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or related training in the required teaching field.  Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assignedBackground check required.

Special Knowledge/Skills:  Knowledge of core academic subject assigned.  Knowledge of curriculum and instruction.  Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior.  Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.  Positively motivated individual with good classroom management skills for a positive, organized learning environment.

Salary:  District Salary Scale


Contact:  HS Principal Andy Gresham,  (936) 326-4890

To Apply:  Complete employment forms and email to





Special Education Aide/Paraprofessional

Provide instructional assistance to students under the direct supervision of a certified teacher. Will assist in preparing, conducting and managing classroom activities.


Instructional Technology Assistant

Application Forms

Cushing ISD is seeking a full-time Instructional Technology assistant.  High School diploma or equivalent required. Experience in technology field preferred but not required. Prefer familiarity with both Windows 10 and Apple equipment.  Duties include assisting staff with technology issues under the supervision of the Director of Technology. Must be organized, self-motivated and have the ability to learn and follow directions.  Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds and climb a ladder when required.  Salary commensurate with experience. 



Chief of Police

Application Forms

Cushing ISD is currently taking applications for a district Chief of Police.    Employment forms can be found on the Cushing ISD website under For Employees menu dropdown.


Pay: Commensurate with experience 

Contract term: TBD 




Job Title:             Chief of Police*                                                            Exemption Status/Test: Exempt/Executive** 

Reports to:         Superintendent                                                            Funding Source: 

Dept./School:    Police Department 

 Primary Purpose: 

Direct and manage the district police department. Coordinate daily operations of the department to provide a safe environment for students, staff, community members, and property. Establish and administer security regulations and procedures. Supervise and oversee an adequately staffed, trained, and equipped force of certified police officers and or school marshals. Ensure enforcement of all federal, state, and local laws and ordinances and coordinate with outside law enforcement agencies. 



High school diploma or GED 

Degree in Criminal Justice Preferred  

Texas Peace Officer license issued by Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) 

Successful completion of training required by Texas Education Code (TEC) §96.641 and Texas Occupation Code §1701.2633*** 

Clear and valid Texas driver’s license 


Special Knowledge/Skills: 

Advanced knowledge of overall operations of a police department 

Advanced knowledge of criminal investigations, police report writing, and criminal law 

Ability to manage budget and personnel 

Training and ability to subdue offenders, including use of firearms and handcuffs 

Bondable as required by TEC §37.081(h) 

Strong public relations, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills 



3 years experience as a fully commissioned police officer 

Major Responsibilities and Duties: 

Department Management 

1.  Direct the daily operations of the district police department to ensure effective law enforcement. 

2.  Coordinate enforcement activities with outside law enforcement agencies, other department directors, and campus principals and work cooperatively to develop and implement preventative security programs, gang management plans, and other safety programs. 

3.   Investigate and make recommendations on all complaints and accusations made against district police officers or staff. 

Law Enforcement 

4. Ensure enforcement of all laws and ordinances within the scope of board policy and the jurisdiction of district. 

5.  Oversee investigation of criminal activities occurring within the district’s jurisdiction and support other agencies conducting investigations. 

6.   Serve as district liaison to state and local law enforcement agencies and juvenile authorities and represent the district on assigned committees and task forces. 


7.    Develop department safety procedures including procedures for safe handling and use of firearms. 

8.    Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures. 

Personnel Management 

9.     Select, train, supervise, and evaluate staff and make sound recommendations relative to assignment, retention, discipline, and dismissal. 

10.   Evaluate job performance of employees to ensure effectiveness. 

11.    Prepare, review, and revise police department job descriptions. 


12.     Maintain property room for storage of weapons and contraband confiscated on district property. 

13.    Compile and administer department budget based on documented needs and ensure operations are cost-effective and funds are managed wisely. 

14.      Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required, including affidavits for arrest, incident reports, and activity reports. 

Supervisory Responsibilities: 

.   15. Supervise, evaluate, and recommend the hiring and firing of police officers, security guards, and department clerical staff.** 


Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: 

  • Tools/Equipment Used: District vehicle, firearm, handcuffs, alarm system, security equipment, two-way radio, alarm system and other security equipment, fire extinguisher, and standard office equipment including computer and peripherals 
  • Posture: Prolonged sitting and standing 
  • Motion: Strenuous walking and climbing; frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; frequent driving 
  • Lifting: Moderate lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds) 
  • Environment: Work inside and outside (moderate exposure to sun, heat, cold, and inclement weather). Frequent districtwide travel 
  • Other: Specific hearing and visual requirements. May be subject to adverse and hazardous working conditions, including violent and armed confrontations.Ability to control sudden violent or extreme physical acts of others and exhibit rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously. 
  • Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; prolonged hours; on call 24 hours a day. 


*Districts employing police should reference Policies CKE (Legal), CKEA (LEGAL), and DBE (LEGAL) and adopt Policy CKE (LOCAL). The district must also have a memorandum of understanding outlining reasonable communication and coordination efforts between school police department and law enforcement agencies that have overlapping functions. 

**To meet the executive exemption test, the primary duty must be management and the employee must supervise at least two full-time employees. 

***Initial chief training must be completed within two years of appointment. 



This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.



Contact:  Superintendent Michael Davis, (936) 326-4890


To Apply:  Complete employment forms

  • Substitute Teachers

Cushing ISD is accepting applications for substitute teachers. Substitute pay scale is as follows:

Non-certified  -  $65.00 per day      Certified  -  $80.00 per day