You don’t hire for skills, you hire for attitude. You can always teach skills

“You don’t hire for skills, you hire for attitude. You can always teach skills.” Simon Sinek 

In the Hilliard City School District we hire for values and heart. We hire people who share our value system and have a heart for teaching our students. Many of the skills required in teaching today are evolving . . . our teachers must embrace a growth mindset. Our teachers must be lifelong learners. Our teachers must have a passion to be elite, because the craft of teaching, first and foremost, requires a heart for children.


Our culture is paramount in our district. We believe, we know, that without a strong culture we will never fully live our mission. We live our values of Stand Up and Own it and Power of the Team. We hire people who will be great teammates, great additions to our family, and truly live our passion to be better each day.


A high GPA or exceptional test scorers don’t guarantee success. A poor attitude guarantees failure – EVERY TIME! We surround ourselves with people who share our attitude and together we cultivate the skills.

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