Human Resources Department

New Hire Information and Forms- Instructional Staff

Congratulations! If you were directed here, it means that you have an intake meeting scheduled with Human Resources. Prior to your meeting, please make sure that your application is completed on Applicant Tracking  and you have gathered together your reference letters and all other required documents.  Please take to your Doctor the required health forms (not required before your intake meeting) and review the Read Only documents. The New Hire documents will be sent to you via DocuSign (for your reference, these documents are listed below) .

Please bring the following items to your meeting:

  • Driver’s License
  • Social Security Card
  • Teaching Certificate (if applicable)
    • Social Workers, Psychologists, and Nurses need to bring Original License
  • Michigan Tenure Letter (if applicable)
  • Official Transcripts [in a sealed envelope] (Required of all employees)–If you are unable to bring them to your intake meeting, please be aware that you will be required to request they be sent to HR as soon as possible.

For your convenience, use the check list to keep track of your documents.
Applicant Check List
(This list is for your own use. You do not need to submit it with your documents.)

 To Be Signed by your Doctor and Returned to HR

Employee Health Record (Physical) 
*cannot have been done more than 12 months prior to meeting
(Required of all employees)
TB Test 
*cannot have been done more than 6 months prior to meeting
(Required of all employees)

Informational Documents (Read Only)

***PLEASE BOOKMARK THIS PAGE FOR FUTURE REFERENCE (You may need to refer to these informational documents in the future.)***

District Policies and Procedures(All Employees)
Dearborn Federation of Teachers Contract 2018-23(All Employees)
DFT Salary Schedule 2023-24(All Employees)
2023-24 School Calendar (as of August 22, 2023)(All Employees)
2023-24 Open House/Conference Schedule (as of August 2023)(All Employees)
2023-2024 DFT Benefit Enrollment Guide [Select Employer Sponsored Healthcare Plans, 2023-24 DFT Benefit Guide](All Employees)
DFT Health Insurance Welcome Letter(All Employees)
Health Insurance Coverage Exchange Notice -7/31/2014(All Employees)
Employee Assistance Plan Flier(All Employees)
Aesop Employee Quick Start Guide(All Employees)
eEmployee Sign-On Procedures(All Employees)
School Information (as of 9/30/20)(All Employees)
Dearborn Teacher University Handbook(Instructional Staff Only)
New Professional Staff Letter September 2021(Instructional Staff Only)
Mandated Reporters’ Resource Guide–DHS Pub 112 (Rev. 2-13)(All Employees)
School Safety Legislation Summary(All Employees)
403b/457b Provider List (January 2022)(All Employees)
Michigan Department of Education Teacher Certification Information(Teachers Only)
SAMPLE Educator Certificate Original(Teachers Only)
General Information about the MI Office of Retirement Services (ORS)(All Employees)
What Every Michigan Teacher Should Know About ESEA/NCLB/ESSA & Highly Qualified(Teachers Only)

Documents completed via DocuSign 

Public Act 68 FormPublic Act 68 Form(Required of all employees)
State Tax Withholding Form MI-W4 (rev 8-11)(Required of all employees)
Federal Tax Withholding Form 2023 Federal Form W-4(Required of all employees)
Disclosure of Unprofessional Conduct FormDisclosure of Unprofessional Conduct(Required of all employees)
Consent Form for Background InvestigationConsent Form(Required of all employees)
Direct Deposit Form (Please provide supporting documentation from your banking institution or a voided check)Direct Deposit Form(Required of all employees)
Life Insurance Beneficiary FormDesignation of Beneficiary.ID(Required of all employees)
U.S. Department of Education Ethnicity SurveyU.S. Department of Education Ethnicity Survey(Required of all employees)
Employment Eligibility Form (I9)I9-Expires 7/31/26 (Fill out page 1 only)(Required of all employees)
Please read the District Policies and Procedures Acknowledgement of Policies(Required of all Employees)
Three letters of Recommendations (Required of all employees)

New teachers are  encouraged to visit  School Improvement/Leadership Coaching/Dearborn Teacher University to learn more about professional development requirements and opportunities, Dearborn Teacher University, Mentor/Mentee program, etc.

Within a few days after your intake meeting with the Human Resources Director, HR will assign you an employee ID # and you will be able to contact the Media & Information Technology Department to obtain your computer/email access.  Please refer to the this link for more information:  Accessing Email.

If you have any questions, you may contact  David Hardoin (HR Generalist, Instructional) either by email at or by phone at (313)-827-3069.