The job market in Central Texas is looking good. If you want to jump-start your career, need a change, or know of someone who has been looking for work, Killeen ISD is hosting a job fair this Saturday, March 5th from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Harker Heights High School.

KISD jobs are available throughout the area in the cities of Fort Hood, Harker Heights, Killeen, and Nolanville.

Many of these openings came from the four dozen Killeen Independent School District resignations and retirements just before Christmas 2021.

KISD Positions Available

KISD is hiring for bus drivers, teacher's aides, bilingual teacher's aides, custodians, nurses, clinic aides, librarians, school nutrition workers, bus monitors, and many more positions.

Available openings for instructors include the following areas:

  • Elementary school Pre K-12 Teachers
  • Middle school
  • High school
  • Bilingual Teachers
  • Special Education
  • ELL Teachers
  • ESL Teachers

Employee Benefits of KISD 

Killeen Independent School District offers many benefits, including the following:

  • Competitive salaries (base pay of $52,000); + competitive stipends ($5,000 Bilingual Classroom Teacher Stipend, $3,500 Special Education Self-Contained Classroom, and more)
  • Graduate degree reimbursement program
  • Up to $5,000 alternate certificate stipend
  • Retirement of student school loans
  • Additional longevity pay increase (5-year increments)
  • Health, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, and an employee assistance program
  • Low cost of living
  • Culturally diverse community
  • Week-long Spring Break, week-long Thanksgiving break, and a two-week Christmas break; earn additional income by voluntarily participating in Summer School

Bring your resume and expect to have interviews on-site. You can search for openings and apply online by clicking here.

 

Bet You Didn't Know: 10 Bizarre Texas Laws Still on the Books

Many states still have strange laws on the books that aren’t enforced or taken seriously anymore, and Texas is no exception.

Most of these laws are just funny now, but at one time, there was a valid (or at least somewhat valid) reason for them to exist.

Texas has plenty of strange rules and regulations that you could technically be prosecuted for if you violate them, since they've never been amended. Some of these are only for specific cities and not state-wide, but all of them are pretty odd!

Let's take a look at 10 of the weirdest ones in the Lone Star State.

Blue Bell Ice Cream On The List of Top 15 Brands Nationwide

Blue Bell is the official ice cream of Texas, and my personal favorite. According to a new list of the 15 best brands of ice cream nationwide, Blue Bell was ranked in the middle.

In addition to ingredients, texture, and variety, Tasting Table used Influenster and other site reviews as part of its ranking process.

Scroll on to find out how Blue Bell compared to the number one ice cream, and how all 15 on the list were judged.

The Most Dangerous City in Texas for 2022 May Surprise You

According to FBI statistics, Texas had 438 violent crimes and 2,562 property crimes per 100,000 residents as of this year. For every 100,000 residents, there are 224 police officers statewide.

Crime rates are expressed as the number of incidents per 100,000 people.