DEL VALLE, Texas – All positions at Del Valle ISD will see an increase in their pay, following a recent school board meeting.
The Del Valle ISD Board of Trustees approved a 6 percent salary increase for all teachers, librarians, consultants, nurses, paraprofessionals, ancillary staff, and administration at its May 8 board meeting.
Teachers in DVISD will now start at $58,000 annually. The minimum hourly rate for ancillary personnel is $16 per hour, and the minimum hourly rate for bus drivers is $22 per hour.
Hourly staff and teachers will also be eligible to earn an additional $1,000 stipend by completing their professional development plan during the school year. Campus and district administrators will receive a 6% salary increase.
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The salary increases are part of a balanced budget proposal presented to the board by Superintendent Dr. Annette Tielle and the district administration.
“This is the second year in a row that we have increased teacher salaries by 6%. Del Valle ISD teachers and staff are the heart of the district, providing our students with care and love,” said Dr. Tielle. “Our increases in recent years set DVISD apart and make it a destination district for educators and staff across the state.”
The district also offers significant salaries for hard-to-fill positions, including a raise for certified bilingual teachers to $7,500 and special education teachers to $5,000. Other salaries include $3,000 for secondary science and math teachers.
The district is hosting an all-position job fair on Thursday, May 11 from 5-7:30 pm at the Del Valle Opportunity Center. Job offers and pre-registration are available online.