Employment Information/Forms

All applicants must complete an online employment application. Ponder ISD will not process an application until it is fully completed and submitted online.

  1. Official transcripts are needed at the time of hiring. 

  2. The employee must provide a service record from their prior school in a timely manner for payroll to process. 

  3. In order to expedite the new hire process it is very important to complete the required forms in a timely manner and submit the needed records to central office.   Please allow 5-business days to process new hire paperwork. 

  4. Questions about the hiring process should be submitted via Email


Substitute Positions - Substitute positions are now managed by ESS.  To apply as a substitute for Ponder ISD, please begin the ESS Application process here.  Questions regarding the ESS application process should be directed via Email.

Service Records Requests:



  • Certification look up

  • An educator or an aide must have a TEAL account to start with prior to apply for certification. 
          Please setup a  TEAL account first. 

  1. Process for Education Aide Certification

  2. Apply for an Educational Aide Certification

TEAL Account:

Observing/Student Teaching:

  • Classroom Observation / Student Teaching

  • Students must complete the proper form and submit the application to the appropriate campus principal

 For more information, please contact Kent Josselet, (940) 479-8202 


  •  Volunteers

  • Anyone wishing to volunteer at Ponder ISD must complete the Background Check Form and submit the application to the appropriate campus principal.