Our diverse and talented group of teachers and professional staff are dedicated to providing a high-quality education for every student in the district. Our teachers enjoy collaborating with colleagues in a supportive environment while making a positive impact on the lives of students.
Our team of paraprofessionals plays a vital role in student success. They work alongside teachers and other professionals to support students' academic and social-emotional development.
Auxiliary employees are an integral part of our district. These dedicated individuals provide essential support to the district's operations and help create a positive and effective learning environment where students and staff can thrive.
Competitive salaries have an exponential impact in a low cost of living community.
Midway ISD offers salaries and benefits that compete at the top of the county.
Teacher Stipends for hard-to-fill areas:
We realize the success of Midway ISD depends on the commitment, dedication, and well-being of our greatest asset – our employees. We are constantly striving to keep benefits affordable without compromising the quality of the services we offer our employees and their dependents.
Panther Nation is a great place to live, work, and play.
Come play with us! We encourage your participation in vibrant community and family events. Employees and MISD retirees enjoy free admittance to Midway's athletic competitions and fine arts performances. Families will undoubtedly appreciate abundant community events through the Hewitt Chamber of Commerce, Waco Parks and Recreation, and Big XII Conference events.
While you are at work, have peace of mind (and peace for your budget) that Midway ISD:
Work AND live well with generous time off. Teachers work a 10-month calendar, which often includes:
With the hurried pace of our everyday lives, it is difficult sometimes to slow down and plan for the future. Although retirement may seem far away, actions you take today can make a big difference when you reach retirement.
Midway ISD offers retirement programs to its employees through the use of 403(b) tax deferred annuities and 457 deferred compensation and the Teachers Retirement System (TRS). These plans allow employees to save designated amounts out of their paychecks before tax and place them into a variety of mutual funds, variable annuities and fixed annuities. Any earnings grow tax deferred until withdrawn and are intended to supplement your TRS Pension Plan.
Midway ISD values our talented, dedicated, hardworking staff. You help students achieve their best, and we appreciate all you do. The employee recognition program is a small way to show our thanks.
Founded in 1849 by the Huaco Indians, Waco is situated on the I-35 corridor between Dallas and Austin. The City is the birthplace of Dr Pepper, the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum and the Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
Waco offers some major attractions, five historic homes, seven recreational venues, and nine arts organizations staging theatrical and musical productions, as well as art exhibitions.
Nestled along the banks of the Brazos River in Waco, Texas, Baylor provides many educational and research opportunities across various disciplines.
GT Teachers Jennifer Wyble and Jennifer Stanley lead imaginative Destination Imagination teams. Outside of the classroom, "the Jennifers" explore Lake Waco, the Brazos River and Bosque River via kayaks.
Midway Middle School Teacher Bob Rynearson teaches art and is an assistant coach in a dominant tennis program. Outside of the classroom, Mr. Rynearson is a talented master glassblower.
Midway High School Teacher Brady Gibson established the Project Lead the Way program with robotics and engineering successes at the state level and beyond. Outside of the classroom, Mr. Gibson is an avid cycler and helped establish a mountain biking competition.