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Teacher Referral Incentive FAQs

2023 Teacher Referral Incentive ($500)

Eligibility:

  • The referred candidate must fill a full-time classroom teacher position.
  • The referred candidate must not be a rehired TRS retiree.
  • Referred candidate’s first day of full-time employment must be on or after January 1, 2023, and on or before August 31, 2023.
  • The referred candidate must confirm the source of their referral at the time of hire.
  • The referred candidate must not have been previously employed by the District at any time on or after August 1, 2021.
  • The referring District employee must maintain active employment status in Fort Worth ISD at the time of each installment to be eligible for the payment.
  • The referring District employee is eligible for no more than a combination of six 2023-2024 classroom teacher or 2023 auxiliary referral incentives.


Payout Timeline:

  • First Installment - $250 paid in December 2023, if referred teacher employee maintains employment, in the applicable position, through November 17, 2023.
  • Final Installment - $250 paid in June 2024, if referred teacher employee maintains employment, in the applicable position, through May 10, 2024.

 

*All incentives listed above are subject to all applicable taxes and withholdings.

**Payment is contingent on maintaining eligibility criteria, continued District employment, & the continued employment of the referred employee in a full-time classroom teacher position.

2023 Referral Incentive Payout Schedule

Referring Employee

First Installment

Final Installment

Monthly Pay Schedule

December 14, 2023

June 28, 2024

Semi-Monthly Pay Schedule

December 14, 2023

June 28, 2024