Join in Recovery: Teach at Fortis Academy!

Fortis Academy is Houston’s sole public recovery high school and is committed to supporting students navigating challenges with addiction. At Fortis, we understand the importance of addressing academic needs and the underlying issues students face. Our unique approach integrates counseling, coaching and academics within a sober learning environment, fostering an atmosphere where students can thrive and maintain sobriety. Join us in making a difference in the lives of these resilient young people as we empower them to reach their full potential.

Area ISDs contract with HCDE to provide services for students, including the Fortis Bistro, a state-of-the-art Culinary Arts Program with a commercial kitchen.

We Are Seeking Dedicated, Compassionate and Talented Educators!

HCDE offers a competitive position with the following workplace benefits:

  • Compensation packages starting at $67,750 per year for certified teachers
  • Top Houston Workplace with a family atmosphere
  • True work-life balance with no after-hours obligations
  • Dual retirement systems, including TRS & Social Security
  • Standard school district calendar
  • Low student-to-teacher ratio (8:1)
  • Average Enrollment: 30 students
  • Hours of Operation: 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM

View Our Fortis Academy Playlist to See Our Students and Staff in Action!