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 interview, please make sure that your application is completed on Applicant Tracking  and you have gathered together your MTTC scores, reference letters, and all other required documents.  Take some time to Print and Sign forms, take to your Doctor  health forms (if possible–not required before your intake meeting), and review the Read Only documents.

You need to bring with you to your interview the following items:

  • Driver’s License (Required of all employees)
  • Social Security Card (Required of all employees)
  • Notarized Teaching Certificate (Required of teachers only)
  • Social Workers, Psychologists, and Nurses need to bring Original License
  • 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.

Print and use the check off list to keep track of your documents.
Applicant Check-Off List
(This list is for your own use. You do not need to submit it with your documents.)

Print and Sign

[It is preferred that you bring completed documents to your meeting.  However, if returned by scan/email, please send as PDFs to  Please do not scan your documents as one large file. You should scan and email each document as a separate file, all attached to one email.]

Fingerprint Form (Public Act 68) Public Act 68 form (Required of all employees)
Tax Withholding Form (State) MI-W4 (rev 8-11) (Required of all employees)
Tax Withholding Form (U.S.) 2017 Federal Form W-4 (Required of all employees)
Release of Information Waiver (Form 1) Release of Information Waiver (Required of all employees)
 Background Investigation Release  (Form 2) Release Form 2 (Required of all employees)
 Direct Deposit Form Direct Deposit Form (Required from all employees)
Life Insurance Beneficiary Form Designation of Beneficiary.ID (Required of all employees)
U.S. Department of Education Ethnicity Survey U.S. Department of Education Ethnicity Survey (Required of all employees)

Print the Acknowledgement form and sign only after you read the listed online Policies.

Link to online Policies and Procedures

Acknowledgement of District Policies (Required of all Employees)
MTTC Scores for all Endorsed Areas MTTC Score Reporting Page (Required of Teachers ONLY)
Three letters of Recommendations (Required of all employees)

 To Be Signed by your Doctor and Returned to HR 

Employee Health Record (Physical)      (Required from all employees)
TB Test                                       (Required from all employees)

Informational Documents (Read Only)

***BOOK MARK THIS PAGE FOR FUTURE REFERENCE (You might need to refer to the informational documents in the future)

Dearborn Teacher University Handbook (Instructional Staff Only)
Teacher-Eval-Program (revised Timelines 2013-14) (Teachers Only)
 School Safety Legislation Summary  (All Employees)
Mandated Reporters’ Resource Guide–DHS Pub 112 (Rev. 2-13) (All Employees)
Saving for Retirement (January 2016) (All Employees)
2016-2017 Calendar (All Employees)
SAMPLE Educator Certificate Original (Teachers Only)
Teaching Certificate Renewal Process – MOECS (Teachers Only)
District Map (All Employees)

DFT Health Insurance Welcome Letter

Health Insurance Coverage Exchange Notice -7/31/2014

(All Employees)
FMLA Poster (All Employees)
ORS Beneficiary Nomination  (All Employees)
Aesop Employee Quickstart Guide (All Employees)
Michigan Department of Education Teacher Certification Information (All Teachers)
DFT Salary Schedule 2016-17 (All Instructional Employees)
2016-17 Open House & Conference Schedules (All Employees)
Employee Assistance Plan Flier (All Employees)
District Policies and Procedures (All Employees)

(Teachers Only–Teachers will be asked to

fill out a Highly Qualified Form for each

endorsed area listed on their Teaching


Dearborn Federation of Teachers Contract 2013-18   (Teachers Only)

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.

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

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