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Our paraprofessionals are more than just classroom aides; they are mentors, facilitators, and advocates for our students. They provide crucial one-on-one assistance, helping to reinforce lesson plans, manage behavior, and foster a positive learning atmosphere. Whether it's helping a struggling reader unlock the magic of words or assisting a student with special needs to overcome challenges, our paraprofessionals go above and beyond to ensure that every child reaches their full potential.

Beyond academics, our paraprofessionals also excel at creating a warm and inclusive classroom environment. They foster a sense of belonging and ensure that every student feels valued and supported. Through their nurturing presence, they inspire confidence and resilience, helping students develop the social-emotional skills that are vital for success in school and in life.

Are you ready to be a part of this incredible team? Explore our opportunities and join us in making a difference in the lives of our students!

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Instructional Support

Instructional paraprofessionals, such as classroom aides and library aides, are important educator partners. MISD offers a Grow Our Own program to help instructional aides finish their Texas teacher certification.

Campus Support

Office staff and secretaries don’t just get things done, they make things happen! As the backbone of campus logistics, paraprofessionals are the first faces and voices students and visitors see on a daily basis.

Special Populations

Our special populations staff and students are more than a team -- they become a family! Students who need extra support depend on paraprofessionals for physical, emotional, social, or educational assistance during the school day.

Programs to Support Teachers & Paraprofessionals

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Grants & Scholarships
Grow Your Own
National Board Certification
Professional Development Schools (PDS)
Staff Connect Events
Teacher Incentive Allotment
Teacher Mentor & Induction

Panther Perks


Competitive salaries have an exponential impact in a low cost of living community.

Midway ISD offers pay and benefits that compete at the top of the county.

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Health & Wellness

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.

  • Platinum Award-Winning Healthy Worksite
  • Wellness Center with Gym Equipment and Classes
  • Medical Health Insurance including a $0 premium option
  • Supplemental Insurance Options
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Annual Health Fair
  • Free Flu Clinic

Work/Life Balance

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:

  • Allows employees' children to attend MISD tuition-free even if you live outside of boundaries,
  • Accepts transfer requests for children to be at employees' home campuses,
  • Offers discounted afterschool care, and
  • Has affordable full-day prekindergarten.

Work AND live well with generous time off. Working for a school district often includes:

  • 1 week off for Thanksgiving
  • 2 weeks off for Christmas
  • 1 week off for Spring Break
  • 2 months off for Summer (depending on your position)
  • School Holidays
  • 5 Local Days
  • 5 State Days

Retirement Savings

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.

  • Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS)
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • 457 Retirement Savings Plan
  • Health Savings Account

Employee Recognition

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.

  • Convocation
  • Staff Family Night
  • Midyear Celebration & Service Awards
  • Extra Mile Awards
  • Retirement Receptions

Waco Lifestyle

About Waco

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.

Things to do in Waco

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.

Baylor University

Nestled along the banks of the Brazos River in Waco, Texas, Baylor provides many educational and research opportunities across various disciplines.

A Minute in Midway - Destination Imagination & Kayaking

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.

A Minute in Midway - Tennis & Glass Blowing

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.

A Minute in Midway - Robotics & Mountain Biking

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.