Employment

Working at Dallas International School is an opportunity to develop cultural exchanges and openness of mind. It is a multicultural environment with over 35 nationalities represented in our student population and over 10 nationalities represented in our staff population.

Our students are future citizens of the world and are taught to respect all cultures and languages in a laic (non-religious) environment. As role-models to the students and as ambassadors of the school, all Dallas International School employees are expected to promote those values of tolerance, dialogue and respect for others.
 
Therefore, we encourage our employees to organize their work with a collective mindset. Solidarity, exchange of experiences, mutual assistance, sharing of the means and of the knowledge, innovative approaches and work ethics dictated by the common interest are all values that we promote at Dallas International School.

An employee of DIS is hired through a work contract subject to applicable employment laws. DIS provides equal opportunity in all aspects of hiring or employment to its job applicants or current employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin or disabilities.

Current Openings

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  • 2020-21 Part Time Evening Receptionist

    Job Overview
     
    The Evening Receptionist will provide reception area coverage and phone support for the DIS After School and Language Institute programs.

     
    Job duties include (but are not limited to):
    • Answer phone calls, taking messages and transferring calls as needed.
    • Receive and respond to visitor and parent inquiries, following all outlined procedures.
    • Screen all visitors before entering campus. 
    • Assist with campus events, as needed.
    • Track student departures, ensuring they are picked up by parents or other authorized individuals.
    • Monitor students waiting for pick-up, as needed
    • Receive, track and distribute any incoming packages.
    • May perform light clerical or data entry duties. 
    • Maintain the cleanliness and orderliness of the Reception area.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    Qualifications
    Minimum Qualifications:  
    • A minimum of a high school diploma (or the GED equivalent) 
    • Two years of reception and/or customer service experience are required. 
    • Basic computer skills are required including word processing, data-entry, e-mail and Internet usage.
    • Candidates can substitute additional related education for the equivalent amount of experience. 
    • Strong organizational skills required. 
    • Demonstrated interpersonal skills with children and ability to supervise them are essential.

     
    The following knowledge, skills and abilities are required: 
    • Strong teamwork orientation and collaborative ability
    • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Strong ability to work in a diverse environment.  


     
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Associate’s Degree
    • Work experience and exposure to diverse languages and cultures strongly preferred.
    • Bilingual in French/English strongly preferred.

    For more information or to apply, please click here.
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  • 2020-21 Part Time IB Biology Teacher

     Job Overview
    The Part time IB Biology Teacher will provide instruction to students in Middle and High School. This position requires a specialization in IB Biology. Create lesson plans and teach those plans to the entire class, individually to students or in small groups.  Track student progress and present the information to parents. Create and reinforce classroom rules and work with school administration. Create tests and prepare students for standardized tests. Manage students outside the classroom, such as in school hallways, detention, etc. 
     
    Job duties include (but are not limited to):
     
    • Manage an organized and professional classroom that is conducive to learning and development:
      • Maintain complete and accurate records of each student’s academic development using both school wide and classroom based formative and summative assessments.
      • Plan, document, and carry out daily lessons that align to the curriculum and academic standards.
      • Recognize the needs of individual students and group at large. Offer support as needed using flexible groups, workshops, compacting and other differentiation models.
      • Establish consistent and logical limits, expectations, and classroom routines for students to allow for maximization of learning.
      • Maintain an organized and inviting physical environment.
      • Handle stressful situations with grace, patience, understanding, and flexibility.
     
    •  Foster a cooperative and respectful partnership with DIS families:
      • Maintain close relationships with parents, communicating on a regular basis.
      • Facilitate parent-teacher conferences each semester, providing written materials as required.
      • Encourage parent involvement through volunteer opportunities.
      • Maintain open communication with families via teacher webpage, email, phone conversations or parent meetings.
     
    • Work as part of a cooperative and diverse team of educators and administrators to carry out the mission, vision, and values of DIS:
      • Attend, participate in, and contribute to in-service activities and staff meetings.
      • Participate in the development of curriculum, and assess its effectiveness in the classroom.
      • Consult appropriate school administration and specialists in a timely manner to address the needs of struggling students.
      • Collaborate with colleagues to share experience and knowledge.
     
    •  Continue intellectual and professional development:
      • Observe the classrooms of colleagues as possible.
      • Welcome observation by and feedback from colleagues and other professionals in education.
      • Seek out and attend workshops, seminars, and courses relating to professional growth goals.
     
     
     
    Skills Requirement
    • Ability to function as a student achievement advocate and advisor
    • Outstanding listening skills
    • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
    • Highly developed presentation skills
    • Effective organizational skills including but not limited to lesson planning, implementing units of study, differentiating instruction, designing and implementing assessments
    • Ability to monitor student progress and report information in a timely manner
    • Ability to manage, delegate and monitor tasks
    • Ability to mentor and coach students
    • Highly developed collaborative leadership skills and the ability to work well with and through others
    • Ability to prioritize and to expend allotted resources in alignment with stated  academic priorities
    • Ability to foster and maintain a positive school climate
    • Ability to work in partnership with others and coordinate a working team in the accomplishment of a project
     
     
    Qualifications
    Minimum Qualifications: 
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Science and/or related field.
    • Valid teaching certification in Science, Math and/ or similar credentials or experience.
    • Three (3) years of IB Biology and/ or Science teaching. 
    • Must be specialized in teaching IB Biology.

     
    Preferred Qualifications: 
    • Master’s Degree in Biology, Science and/or related field.
    • Five (5) plus years IB teaching experience
    • Experience teaching in a multicultural environment. 
    • Some knowledge of French language is a plus, but not required. 
     
    Required Documents
    In order to complete the application process, interested candidates must forward the following documentation:
    • A resume or curriculum vitae
    • A cover letter or email (include information regarding your educational philosophy)
    • A minimum of two recommendation letters (at least one from a former supervisor)
    • A copy of valid teacher certification document
    • A copy of official transcripts
    • A copy of diploma
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  • 2020-21 Spanish Teacher - LS

    The Spanish Teacher will provide instruction to learners in grades Preschool through fourth grade in the Spanish language. The candidate selected for this position will also prepare course objectives and outlines for the course of study following curriculum guidelines using the books and supplemental material provided. The ideal candidate for this position will be responsible for:
     
    • Actively engaging their students in learning and will be prepared to explain and present material, while creating a student-centered classroom where students can discover knowledge themselves.
    • Employing the latest technology, while not relying solely on it, and instructing the students in a like manner.
    • Conducting classes and scholarly work with integrity, and modeling exceptional character for students.
    • Maintaining order in the classroom, and demanding/ inspiring a positive environment to promote learning.
    • Modeling intellectual curiosity and maintaining open-mindedness about cultures different from their own.
    • Executing diligence in keeping attendance, preparing grade records per school rules, and evaluating classwork and assessments regularly in a fair and equitable manner.
    • Developing academic relationships with students in order to counsel them as needed, and proactively discussing pupils’ academic and behavioral attitudes and achievement with parents.
    • Seeking out connections with colleagues in order to grow and develop, as well as sharing their talents.
    • Being actively involved in the Dallas International School community.
     
    Required Documents
    In order to complete the application process, interested candidates must forward the following documentation:
    • A resume or curriculum vitae
    • A cover letter or email (include information regarding your educational philosophy)
    • A minimum of two recommendation letters (at least one from a former supervisor)
    • A copy of valid teacher certification document
    • A copy of official transcripts
    • A copy of diploma
    Qualifications
    Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field, exceptional written and verbal communication skills in the English Language, and valid teaching certification. Two years (2) years of teaching at the related grade levels.  Candidates should demonstrate flexibility in experience and teaching style compatible with a private school environment. Must be computer literate and possess the ability to use education related software and databases.
     
    Preferred Qualifications: Four (4) years of teaching at the related grade levels. Familiarity with new educational technology such as interactive boards and multimedia instruments. 
    This job description is not necessarily a comprehensive definition of the post. It may be subject to modification or amendment at any time at the discretion of the Head of School.

    For more information or to apply, please click here

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  • Part-Time Middle School Special Needs Assistant


    Job Overview
     
    Special education instructional assistants assist students with special needs who require extra help in school. Their duties depend on the specific needs of the students they're working with.

    Job duties include (but are not limited to):
    Special education instructional assistants assist students with special needs who require extra help in school. Their duties depend on the specific needs of the students they're working with.
    - Assume responsibility for learning and adapting to each student's special medical, physical, communicative and emotional needs
    - Work with individual students or small groups to develop motor skills and conduct instructional exercises assigned by teacher
    - Help supervise students throughout the school day, inside and outside the classroom which may include lunchroom, bus and playground duty

    Qualifications:
    • french mandatory
    • one year experience
    • High school diploma or equivalent
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  • PT Language Institute Tutor

    About the DIS Language Institute
    The Language Institute of the Dallas International School has been dedicated to providing language education for over 25 years. We provide classes for children, adults and corporations in various class formats.
     
    Job Summary
    As a Part-time Language Instructor for the DIS Language Institute, you will deliver lessons to private students and group classes at our campus. You will be responsible for covering the material in accordance with our curriculum and principles, while focusing on the needs and progress of your students. We are seeking interactive, motivated and knowledgeable part-time instructors who are comfortable working in a diverse environment on a flexible schedule.
     
    Instructors are needed for the following languages:
    • German
    • Swedish
    • Japanese
    Qualifications
    • Bachelors degree or equivalent
    • Teaching experience
    • Native Speaker or native Fluency
    • Exceptional communication skills in English and the Required Language
    • Eligible to work in the U.S.
    CLICK HERE to apply.
  • Secondary School Campus Nurse

     
    The Nurse will devote time as a nurse, taking care of accidents, emergencies, and health assessments as needed. The individual will also maintain confidential student records, promote health at DIS, provide reports and information to the Head of Secondary and other staff/ faculty as appropriate.
     
    Job duties include (but are not limited to):
     
    Nursing
    -         Provides health assessments.
    -         Provides emergency care for students and school personnel in case of injury or sudden illness until a parent or lawful guardian assumes responsibility.
    -         Collaborates with other school personnel including administrators, support staff, and teachers, toward the promotion of child health and its optimal interaction with education.
    -         Develops and implements a health plan, school medication policy and procedure
    -         Establishes, maintains, updates, evaluates, and interprets cumulative health data to accommodate individual needs of students.
    -         Plans and implements school health management protocols for the child with chronic health problems, including the administration of medication.
    -         Develops procedures and provides for crisis intervention for acute illness, injury and emotional disturbances.
    -         Promotes and assists in the control of communicable diseases through preventive immunization programs, early detection, surveillance and reporting of contagious diseases.
    -         Plans, implements, and supervises school health screening programs in accordance with state and district requirements and recommendations. Provides follow-up services when indicated.
    -         Recommends provisions for a school environment conducive to learning.
    -         Provides information on health and acts as a resource person in promoting health careers.
    -         Coordinates school and community health activities and serves as a liaison person between the home, school, and community.
    -         Encourages parents to maintain current immunization protection as recommended by the Department of Human Services.
    -         Engages in research and evaluation of school health services to act as a change agent for school health programs and school nursing practices.
    -         Assists in the formation of health policies, goals and objectives for the school.
    -         Prepares the budget for school health supplies.
    -         Prepares first aid kits for each campus.
    -         Organizes, instructs, and supervises school health volunteers or assistants.
    -         Reports regularly in writing to the Head of Secondary and Headmaster/ CEO on school health activities.
    -         Interprets school health services to school personnel.
    -         Serves as a resource person to school personnel. Participates selectively in classroom instruction under the supervision of the teacher.
     
    Minimum Qualifications:
    • High School Diploma
    • Certification as LVN or RN
    • Five (5) years’ experience with at least two (2) years as a School Nurse
    • Excellent organizational and record-keeping skills
    • Must be computer literate and possess the ability to use education related software and databases.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
     
     
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Associate’s and/or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
    • Seven (7) years’ experience with at least Five (5) years as a School Nurse
    • Knowledge and experience working in pediatrics or as a school nurse.
    • Bilingual English/French preferred.
    • Ability to work in partnership with others and coordinate a working team in the accomplishment of a project.
     
     
     
    This job description is not necessarily a comprehensive definition of the post. It may be subject to modification or amendment at any time at the discretion of the Head of School/ CEO.
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  • Student Affairs Coordinator

     
    Job Overview

    Reporting to the Dean of Students, this individual is responsible for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of events and programming in the Office of Student Affairs. Their primary focus is facilitating student engagement and belonging throughout Dallas International School. The Student Affairs Coordinator is responsible for the logistical coordination of student transportation services, attendance, class trips, and after-school activities. This individual will provide high-quality engagement to students through the scheduling and billing of tutoring, AVS, in collaboration with in and out-of-school educators and coaches.

    Essential Responsibilities:
    • Supervises and manages MyDIS schedules, attendance and forms.
    • Coordinates the planning and implementation of all after-school activities. Responsible for managing parent-side billing and accounting reporting.
    • Coordinates the planning and implementation of all tutoring and AVS. Responsible for managing parent-side billing and accounting reporting.
    • Supervises evening carpool, including shuttles between upper and lower campuses.
    • Works with the Dean of Students to develop policies and leadership training.
    • Works with the Dean of Students to make sure teacher substitutions are in place.
    • Provides clerical support for various programs and functions; i.e. events.
    • Provides administrative support for the ordering of school supplies. Ensures availability of DIS Agenda to the DIS Community.
    • Provides evening reception services.
    Experience
    • Minimum three (3) years of work experience within higher, professional, or education developing student programming or planning events.
    • Demonstrated experience working in a secondary school student affairs office preferred
    Education:
    • Bachelor's degree required
    • Master's degree in student affairs, college student counseling, higher education administration preferred
    Additional Requirements:
    • Ability to establish and meet short term, mid-range and long-range goals and objectives.
    • Ability to work effectively with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and external constituents
    • Excellent communications (oral and written) skills required
    • Excellent interpersonal skills necessary for working with a diverse organization and for creating influence with individuals at all levels of the organization
    • Proficiency with common office software (e.g. Word and Excel)
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  • Substitute Teachers

    Job Details

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    4 Year Degree
     
    Education

    Description

    Substitute Teachers needed for all grade levels: early childhood, elementary and middle school. Experience, degree and certification are required.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Dallas International School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. Dallas International School provides equal opportunity in all aspects of hiring or employment to its job applicants or current employees regardless of race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, ethnicity, veteran status, family responsibilities, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any other protected class or condition.

Contact

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  • Layo Ojerinde 

    2020

Lower School Campus

6039 Churchill Way, Dallas, TX 75230
Tel: (972) 991-6379; Fax: (972) 991-6608

Upper School Campus

17811 Waterview Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75252
Tel: (469) 250-0001; Fax: (214) 570-4900