Lovejoy ISD New Hire Newsletter

Mid-Year Non-Instructional 2021-2022

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Welcome to Lovejoy!!!

Dear Lovejoy New Hire,

Congratulations on your new position with Lovejoy ISD! We are so excited to have you join our team starting with the 2021-2022 school year. As a new member of the Lovejoy ISD team, you are integral to developing and maintaining a strong, collaborative, student-centered culture dedicated to excellence, trust, integrity, and respect. Lovejoy proudly incorporates these characteristics into three distinct core values that guide our actions:

  • Kid's Come First
  • One Heart One Lovejoy
  • Best Today Better Tomorrow

Additionally, Lovejoy is committed to developing future ready students by actively incorporating the ideals of our Graduate Profile and Educator Profile in our curriculum and culture. As such, the following character traits are the foundation of our district:

  • Intellectually Equipped
  • Open to the Challenges of Learning
  • Well-Rounded
  • Engaged in a Healthy Lifestyle
  • Fair and Respectful of Others
  • Works for Justice in the Community

Lovejoy ISD consistently receives both state and regional recognitions including:

  • Ranking in the top 1% of 1,217 school districts on the STAAR exams.
  • Lovejoy High School ranked in the top 1% of all high schools in the nation by “U.S. News and World Report.”
  • Award winning Fine Arts, Journalism, Computer Science and Robotics programs.

Additional information about Lovejoy's culture, achievements, and unique programs can be found here.

We have included a "New Hire Checklist" below to help you navigate the onboarding process. Each step is important and must be completed promptly in order to ensure you are able to start working on schedule. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions throughout the onboarding process. Welcome to Lovejoy!

Best Regards,

Lovejoy ISD Human Resources Team

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New Hire Checklist

Save the Date - New Hire Meet & Greet

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Lovejoy ISD will host a New Hire Meet & Greet near your start date. At this HR Orientation you will receive your badge with campus access, gain access to email and technology, complete any outstanding onboarding tasks, learn about payroll and benefits, and meet other new hires.

We typically schedule new employees for a Meet & Greet as early as possible to allow maximum flexibility in transition to your new campus/department. We will contact you individually with the date/time of your orientation. If you have a conflict please let us know, so we can add you to a later event.

Frequently Asked Questions

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When will I get my badge, keys, and access to technology?

All new hires will attend a 3 hour New Hire Meet & Greet before they begin working. At that Meet & Greet you will get your badge (with building access), email and technology access, as well as, information regarding payroll, benefits, and any outstanding personnel documentation (service records and transcripts).

Who do I forward my past service records and transcripts to at Lovejoy ISD?

Please forward all past service records and transcripts to your assigned Human Resources Generalist:

Gerri Elsing, Human Resources Generalist

Lovejoy Independent School District

259 Country Club Road

Allen, TX 75009

Do transcripts and service records have to come directly from the school?

Yes and No.

If a degree is required for your position, Electronic Transcripts must come directly from the school. Printed transcripts must be official copies in a sealed envelope.

Service Records do not have to come directly from the school; however, they must be original records not copies.

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