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Master Teachers

San Antonio ISD Master Teacher Initiative

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SAISD is in the midst of a transformation to ensure students are performing at higher levels and graduating well-prepared to succeed in higher education. We are seeking teachers with a strong desire to be part of this transformation and the unrelenting determination to prepare all students for success.

If you are a transformative teacher determined to see your students succeed, the Master Teacher role at SAISD will empower you to magnify your impact on them. Master Teachers are experienced champions of children with proven track records of increasing student achievement.

Applications for the 2018-2019 school year will be available in December 2017. Click here to let us know you are interested.


Master Teachers embrace innovation, are capable team players, demonstrate a growth mindset, work collaboratively to maximize student potential, and desire to continuously improve their own instructional practice. Master Teachers will be responsible for accelerating their students’ learning, and ensuring that they reach their maximum potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth.

Master Teacher


  • $7,500 stipend for extended-day teaching (requires five additional hours per week during the school year).
  • $7,500 stipend for 20 additional work days (10 summer school instruction days, five summer Professional Development (PD) days, and five Saturday PD days during the school year).
  • Secondary math, science, or bilingual teachers are eligible for an additional $2,000 stipend.
  • Access to tuition-free graduate degrees and extensive Master Teacher training.

Minimum Qualifications

  • At least two years of successful teaching as measured by performance evaluations and student data.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university.
  • Valid Texas Teaching Certificate with required endorsements for subject and level assigned.

Application for the 2018-2019 school year

We will begin accepting applications for Master Teachers for the 2018-2019 school year in December 2017 through the SAISD job posting website. Click here to access job posting site.

Refer a Master Teacher

Do you know great candidates for the Master Teacher role? Let us know by completing this referral form, and we will contact them. We welcome internal and external candidate referrals.


We are refining the 2018-2019 application process to improve candidate experience. Check back in December 2017 for updates.


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Review the entire group presentation from the Information Session on Master Teachers & Implementation Specialists held on Oct. 25, 2017.
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