Lone Oak ISD is dedicated to excellence in education, not only for our students, but for our employees as well. Among the many benefits to becoming a Buffalo, you can look forward to working a 4-day week, receiving free lunch every day, having the district cover $300 of your monthly TRS Activecare health care premium, and being a part of a tight-knit family.
Click the "Current Openings" button below to see which positions LOISD is actively hiring for. In order to begin the job application process for a position at Lone Oak ISD, you must first create an account with Teacher Job Network, if you do not already have one.
PLEASE NOTE: While completing your online application, you will have the option to HIDE your application from a specific school. If you do not want to hide your application, simply select continue and move forward with the application process. Only select a district if you DO NOT want them to have access to your application.
LOISD is always looking for individuals to fill in for teachers when they cannot be in the classroom. If you are interested in becoming a substitute teacher, click the "Substitute Application" tab below.
Employee paychecks are electronically deposited into a designated account. A notification period of five days is necessary to activate this service. To change or update your direct deposit account information, a completed Direct Deposit Authorization form must be submitted to Ms. DeWitt. To ensure privacy, no changes will be made via email requests.
One of the following MUST be included with this form in order for the direct deposit to take effect:
A voided check
An official statement from your bank that includes the name of your bank along with your account and routing numbers
A screenshot from your mobile banking app that includes the name of your bank along with your account and routing numbers
The district is required to make the following automatic payroll deductions:
Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) or Social Security employee contributions
Federal income tax required for all full-time employees
Medicare tax (applicable only to employees hired after March 31, 1986)
Child support and spousal maintenance, if applicable
Delinquent federal education loan payments, if applicable
Other payroll deductions may include premiums for health, dental, life and vision insurance; annuities; and higher education savings plans or prepaid tuition programs. Employees may also request payroll deduction for payment of membership dues to professional organizations and certain charitable contributions approved by the board. Salary deductions are automatically made for unauthorized or unpaid leave.
All part-time employees, including substitute teachers, as well as all full-time employees hired after April 1, 1986, must pay the Medicare tax of 1.45% on total gross earnings less any pre-tax cafeteria benefits.
What is the percentage that's deducted for "TRS Salary Red" and can I change the percentage deducted?
The percentage taken from each paycheck effective 9/1/2021, 8.0% is deducted. You cannot change the percentage withdrawn as this is state mandated.
What is the "TRS Salary Red" deduction on my paycheck?
This is money taken from every regular full-time and part-time employee that goes into your actual retirement account with TRS.
What is the percentage that's deducted for "TRS INS"?
0.65% of gross wages
What is the "TRS INS" deduction on my paycheck?
This is what every regular full-time and part-time employee must pay each payroll that contributes towards funding the retiree medical program.
All personnel employed on a regular basis for at least four and one-half months are members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS). TRS provides members with an annual statement of their account showing all deposits and the total account balance for the year ending August 31, as well as an estimate of their retirement benefits.
The links below provide information on all aspects of the Teacher Retirement System.