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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  • 2019-20 Substitute High School IB English/ ELA Teacher

    From March 2020 to May 2020, the Substitute Teacher will teach IB English and English Literature to High School students and also teach English to other grade levels. This position requires a specialization in IB DP English with experience and knowledge in English PSAT/ SAT Prep. 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.
      • Exhibit and express a commitment to maintain up-to-date knowledge in research and criticism in English Literature, composition and innovative educational methods
     
     
    Skills Requirement
    • Positive attitude with the ability to foster and maintain a positive school climate
    • Ability to lead by example and partner with students in their engagement with the community, locally, nationally and internationally
    • Current or prior teaching experience at the college or university level to reinforce and foster school’s strategic goal of college placement
    • Ability to function as a student achievement advocate and advisor
    • Outstanding listening skills, highly developed written and verbal communication, and 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 work in partnership with others and coordinate a working team in the accomplishment of a project.
     
    Qualifications
    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in English or related field
    • Three (3) years IB English teaching experience
    • Must have English SAT Prep experience
    • Texas Teacher Certification required
     
    Preferred Requirements
    • Masters’ Degree in English or related field
    • Gifted & Talented Certification
    • ESL Certification
    • Five (5) plus years IB teaching experience
    • Bilingual French language skills
     
    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
    • For more information or to apply, please click here.
  • 2019-20 PT Monitoring Staff (3:00pm - 6pm week days)

    Description
     
    Job Overview:
    The Monitoring Staff will provide monitoring support for carpool, recess, cafeteria and the afterschool program for children of various age groups in Primary School, as well as provide basic cleaning support to the Vie Scolaire Department in Primary School.
     
    Job duties include:
    • Monitors students during carpool, recess, cafeteria periods and after-school periods; which may include directing traffic and escorting children to/from various areas on campus.
    • Provides support to Student Affairs in various student activities and/or school events, as instructed.
    • Assists with coordination of after school activities for related programs.
    • May provide reception relief for work breaks.
    • Afterschool care and supervising of students as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    Qualifications
     
    Minimum Qualifications: A minimum of a high school diploma (or the GED equivalent) and three years of general work experience required. Exposure to and experience working with children strongly preferred. Strong verbal and written communication skills required. Strong interpersonal communication skills with children essential.
     
     
    Preferred Qualifications: Fluency in French desired, but not required.
    Required Documents:
    In order to complete the application process, interested candidates must forward:
    • A resume
    • A cover letter or email
    • A minimum of three references (at least one from a former supervisor/colleague)
    NOTE: This job description is not necessarily a comprehensive definition of the post. It may be subject to modification or amendment at any time after consultation with the holder of the post.
    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 and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. Dallas International School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in its hiring of faculty and staff members.
     
    For more information or to apply, please click here
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  • 2020-21 Assistant Head of Primary

    Job Overview:

    The Assistant Head of Primary School is responsible for assisting the Head of Primary School in overall administration of instructional program and campus level operations and coordinate assigned student activities and services.
     
    Job duties include (but are not limited to):
    •  Participate in development and evaluation of educational programs.
    •  Encourage and support development of innovative instructional programs, helping teachers pilot such efforts when appropriate.
    •  Promote the use of technology in teaching/learning process.
    •  Promote a positive, caring climate for learning.
    •  Deal sensitively and fairly with persons from diverse cultural backgrounds.
    •  Communicate effectively with students and staff.
    •  Participate in development of campus improvement plans with staff, parents, and community members.
    •  Help Head of Primary School develop, maintain, and use information systems to maintain records and to track progress on campus performance objectives and academic excellence indicators.
    •  Observe employee performance, record observations, and conduct evaluation conferences.
    •  Assist Head of Primary School in interviewing, selecting, and orienting new staff.
    •  Supervise operations in Head of Primary School absence.
    •  Help plan daily school activities by participating in the development of class schedules, teacher assignments, and extracurricular activity schedules.
    •  Supervise reporting and monitoring of student attendance and work with Student Affairs on follow-up investigations.
    •  Work with faculty to compile annual budget requests based on documented program needs.
    •  Work with Accounting in the requisition of supplies, textbooks, and equipment; check inventory; maintain records; and verify receipts for materials.
    •  Assist with safety inspections and safety-drill practice activities.
    •  Comply with federal and state laws, accrediting bodies, board policy and others.
    •  Ensure that students are adequately supervised during non-instructional periods.
    •  Help to develop a student discipline management system that results in positive student behavior.
    •  Ensure that school rules are uniformly observed and that student discipline is appropriate and equitable.
    •  Conduct conferences on student and school issues with parents, students, and teachers.
    •  Participate in professional development to improve skills related to job assignment.
    •  Articulate the school’s mission to community and solicit its support in realizing mission.
    •  Demonstrate awareness of school-community needs and initiate activities to meet those needs.
    •  Use appropriate and effective techniques to encourage community and parent involvement.
    •  Share supervisory responsibility for professional staff with Head of Primary School. Supervise teachers, staff and others as assigned.
     
    The following knowledge, skills and abilities are required:
    •  Thorough understanding of school operations
    •  Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
    •  Ability to coordinate campus support operations
    Qualifications
    Minimum Qualifications:
    •  Master’s degree in Education, Educational Administration or related field
    •  Five years’ experience as a classroom primary school teacher.
    •  Qualifications as a primary school teacher in the French educational system
     

    Preferred Qualifications:
    •  Experience working in an administrative capacity in a primary school is preferred.
    •  Experience working as a Pedagogical Coordinator
    •  Work experience and exposure to diverse languages and cultures strongly preferred.
    •  Interest in bilingual education preferred.
    •  Native Fluency in French is strongly desired.
    •  Fluency in English
    For more information or to apply, please click here.
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  • 2020-21 College Counselor

     Job Overview
     The College Counselor reports to the Head of School and is responsible for providing academic and career counseling, while administering all aspects of the college search and admissions process in an efficient manner.
    The College Counselor oversees Test administration and all related activities and coordinates the Alumni relations. He/she is responsible for developing and maintaining a positive relationship between DIS and its graduates. 
     
    Job duties include (but are not limited to):
     
    College Counseling and Placement:
    • Educate students and parents about colleges and universities, the college admissions process, trends, procedures, and testing; advising and supporting seniors and families as they go through the process; and helping students and families aspire realistically and choose wisely.
    • Meet with US and international students, individually and in groups, to discuss the college selection process and college choices. 
    • Teach a College Counseling course for Grades 10, 11, and 12 in both the IB and FB tracks.
    • Work  with international students to understand US college admissions, especially aspects unique to them.
    • Meet with college admissions representatives who visit DIS campus and facilitate meetings between college representatives and DIS students. 
    • Serve as a liaison with college admissions offices throughout the year, especially those of the top 20 US universities and colleges.
    • Compile an annual Profile of the School, as well as information on grade distributions in junior and senior courses and courses offered at DIS.
    • Work with Registrar to maintain secondary academic records, including GPA's and transcripts.
    • Write official school recommendations for seniors by gathering information from parents, teachers, school records, and students. 
    • Complete all School Reports and mid-year report forms requested by colleges, including evaluations of students.
    • Assist students in the process of writing their admissions essays.
    • Coordinate reference letters from teachers, helping when there is a language and/or cultural barrier.
    • Administer the College Advising Office budget and purchasing processes.
    • Maintain and share information on colleges, college guides, scholarships, financial aid, and paying for college.
    • Update an annual College Search Handbook - an extensive assembly of information about the college search process. 
    • Communicate with parents via various formats - a monthly column, a newsletter for parents, and in letters about test dates/local college events, etc.
    • Act as lead advisor to the senior class as a whole and advising several individual seniors each year, providing academic and career counseling. 
    • For each student, oversee the complete collegiate admissions process and the various components needed by country.
    • Keep track of admission decisions, statistics, and making a report for the Board of Trustees and Director of Development.
    • Host informational presentations to parents, such as the annual presentations to secondary parents both current and new.
    • Maintain awareness of issues and trends in global college admissions, testing, top tier colleges and universities, as well as keeping up-to-date about specific colleges and maintaining membership in professional organizations (i.e., National Association of College Admission Counselors, the New England Association of College Admission Counselors, TACAC, etc.)
     
    Testing:
    • Coordinate test preparation activities for PSAT/SAT, ACT, and others as needed.
    • Maintain and disseminate information about standardized tests such as PSAT/SAT, ACT, and TOEFL.
    • Administer tests for PSAT.  Communicate results to students and parents.
    • Assist in the administration of other exams such as AP, language profile, mock exams, etc. as needed.
    • Work with the Secondary School Counselor to arrange for or extend time on these tests, as identified through recommendations.
    • Work with the Head of Secondary  to insure that there is an understanding of State and Province legislation regarding credit mandated by state and province law.
     
    Alumni Relations:
    • Establish and maintain an alumni program for DIS graduates.
    • Create database for tracking and communicating with alumni.
    • Communication:  Facebook, Website, Linked In
    • Alumni Events:  In conjunction with the Director of Communication (Events), coordination of events with Networking, Outreach/Service, Education, and Social purposes.
    • Coordinate activities with Head of secondary  as appropriate.
    • Coordinate activities with Director of Development  as appropriate.
     
    Additional Responsibilities:
    • Develop and maintain partnerships with the University of Texas at Dallas.
    • Coordinate the academic regalia and materials for secondary graduation and assist the Director of Communication (Events) with the commencement ceremony.
    • Perform other duties as assigned
    Qualifications
    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Master’s Degree in related field with Certification in School Counseling.
    • Five (5) years of school counseling experience.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Three (3) years of Middle or High School counseling experience. 
    • Gifted and Talented Supplemental Certificate and/or experience with this population. 
    • Knowledge of the IB and/or FB programs.  
    • Bilingual in English/French.
    • Experience using RenWeb information system.
    Required Documents
    In order to complete the application process, interested candidates must forward the following documentation:
    • A resume or curriculum vitae
    • A cover letter
    • A minimum of two recommendation letters (at least one from a former supervisor)
    • A copy of official transcripts (must be provided if offered the position)

    For more information or to apply, please click here.
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  • 2020-21 Dean of Student Affairs - Upper School

     Job Overview
    The Dean of Student Affairs - Upper School is responsible for student safety and management; health, wellness & safety compliance; nutrition services; behavioral management, as well as the general management of the Upper Campus Student Affairs Department. An individual in this role will interact heavily and directly with the student population, parents, staff and faculty members, and will serve as a liaison to various departments across campus for incident reports, behavioral issues and records purposes. This position reports directly to the Head of Secondary.
     
    Job duties include (but are not limited to):
    • Responsible for student behavior managing incidents, deficiencies, detention, proficiencies. 
    • Responsible for the organization and supervision of recess. 
    • Lead student affairs in the matters of uniform, community service, cafeteria, attendance. 
    • Manage and maintain MyDIS – schedules, attendance, community service, behavior.
    • Manage and mitigate accidents, infirmary, student and faculty supplies, budgeting – medicals, supplies.
    • Responsible for maintaining and managing relationships with the caterer.
    • Responsible for organizing and managing carpool.
    • Responsible to communicate when inclement weather procedures.
    • Directly responsibility for Student Handbook and Safety Procedures Guidelines – tornado, fire, lockdown, inclement weather.
    • Work on substitution.
    • Work closely with Head of Secondary on discipline, student issues, etc.
    • Work with Head of Secondary on faculty duties. 
    • Oversee Student Affairs Assistant duties in addition to leading the student affairs team (recruiting/ training/mentoring)
    • Align with the student affairs in Lower campus (policy/communication, etc.)
    • Will also be responsible for CM2 graduation, opening of upper campus building, welcoming new students, and organizing make-up tests.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    Qualifications
    Minimum Qualifications: 
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Educational Administration, Student Development, Student Affairs or related field 
    • Four (4) years of student affairs, student records management and/or student activities program coordination experience in a primary and/or secondary education setting required or any equivalent combination of education and experience. 
    • Previous supervisory experience is required. 
    • Demonstrated ability to multi-task is also a must. 

     
    Preferred Qualifications: 
    • Master’s Degree in Educational Administration, Student Development, Student Affairs or related field 
    • Eight (8) years of student affairs, student records management and/or student activities program coordination experience in a primary and/or secondary education setting required or any equivalent combination of education and experience. 
    • Experience using myDIS (Blackbaud) information system. 
    • Five (5) plus years experience of Athletic Coordination including a combination of teaching, coaching, monitoring
    • French bilingual 
     
     
    Required Documents
    In order to complete the application process, interested candidates must forward the following documentation:
     
    ·            A resume or curriculum vitae
    ·            A cover letter
    ·            A minimum of two recommendation letters (at least one from a former supervisor)
    ·            A copy of official transcripts (must be provided if offered the position)

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  • 2020-21 English Curriculum Development Coordinator

    Job Overview
    The English Curriculum Development Coordinator will evaluate and provide leadership for the overall English instructional program of Dallas International School; be responsible for the effective and efficient operation of the Curriculum and Instruction at Dallas International School, including curriculum and instruction, assessment, staff development, program evaluation, and related school functions.
     
     
    Job duties include (but are not limited to):
     
    English Curriculum & Instruction:
    - Direct instructional and curriculum services to meet students’ needs in language arts.
    - Participate in the school’s decision-making process to establish and review the school’s goals and objectives and major classroom instructional programs, including school action plan.
    - Actively support the efforts of others to achieve school goals and objectives and campus performance objectives.
    - Develop and submit to Head a strategic plan for meeting with teachers to implement school goals and objectives.
    - Plan, implement, and evaluate instructional programs with teachers and Heads, including learning objectives,
    instructional strategies, and assessment techniques.
    - Work with appropriate staff to develop, maintain, and revise curriculum documents based on systematic review and analysis.
    - Ensure curriculum alignment with French Ministry of Education and Texas Education Agency.
    - Involve instructional staff in evaluating and selecting instructional materials to meet student learning needs.
    - Plan the necessary time, resources, and materials to support accomplishment of education goals.
    - Oversee textbook adoption, order and selection process.
    - Support the use of technology in the teaching-learning process.
    - Oversee the curriculum for Primary library services and work collaboratively with Primary campus librarian.
    - Oversee the delivery of instruction related to special needs. Works closely with the school counselors.
    - Keep abreast of advancements in the field of instruction - major initiatives, new research findings, and innovative programs. Share information with DIS staff as applicable.
    - Communicates with all stakeholders about the aims and objectives of English-taught subjects, TPS-12th.
    - Works closely with the Heads of Department and with the IB coordinator so as to keep abreast of the respective curriculum and goals.
    - Works closely with the ESL teacher to provide overall consistency of DIS English curriculum.
     
    Assessment:
    - With input from teachers and heads, develop a vertically aligned student assessment system, including required annual assessments, norm-referenced testing, and instructional benchmarking assessments.
    - Establish procedures for the administration, use, and reporting of these assessments.
    - Maintain database of test results using statistical software.
    - In consultation with Heads, provide training for teachers in using assessment results to guide instruction.
    - Develop Admissions assessments and evaluation procedures.
     
    Program Evaluation:
    - Apply findings from existing research, results of student assessments, and analysis of DIS program data to improve the content, sequence, and outcomes of the teaching-learning process.
    - Obtain and use evaluative findings (including student achievement data) to examine curriculum and instruction
    program effectiveness.
    - Prepare and submit reports to the Heads relating to the progress and accomplishments in curriculum and instruction development programs.
     
    Staff Development:
    - Provide effective staff development activities that incorporate the mission of the school, program evaluation outcomes, and input from teachers and others.
    - Assist Head with coordination and development of a program for orientation for new teachers and in-service training for experienced teachers.
    - Assist Head with establishing classes for teachers to be held within our district for credit purposes.
    - Secure consultants, specialists, and other community resources to assist Heads and instructional staff in attaining school goals and objectives.
    - Is in charge of the Region 10 and Title 3 programs
     
    Related School Functions:
    - Attend Board meetings and other meetings as requested by the Head of School.
    - Assist HR Director and Heads in the hiring process for instructional staff.
    - Assist Admission Director & Head with the selection of student applicants.
    - Assist in the development of the annual budget by preparing cooperatively with the Heads and faculty the curriculum and instruction portion of the budget. That is to say, collect information from faculty to help build the budget (material and equipment they want/need for next year). Then help the Heads to make choices and set priorities.
     
    General
    - Perform all other acts reasonable and necessary to accomplish essential job functions.
     
    Qualifications
    Minimum Qualifications/ Skills:
    - Master’s Degree in Education Administration or Master’s degree in related Curriculum and Instruction
    - 10 years’ experience as a teacher and/or as an administrator required with Curriculum experience preferred
    - Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    - Ability to evaluate instructional programs and teaching effectiveness
    - Ability to manage budget and personnel; ability to implement policy and procedures
    - Ability to interpret data
    - Strong communication, public relations and interpersonal skills; strong computer skills
    - Strong organizational skills
     

    Preferred Qualifications:
    - Work experience and exposure to diverse languages and cultures strongly preferred
    - Bilingual in French/English strongly preferred
    - Knowledge about the French educational system preferred

    For more information or to apply, please click here.
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  • 2020-21 English Teacher LS

    Job Overview
    The Primary Teacher will provide instruction in the English Language to students in a private school environment. 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 materials provided.
     
    Job duties include (but are not limited to):
    • Planning and implementing a curriculum progression appropriate for the needs of DIS students.
    • Maintaining current knowledge of curriculum and instructional methods.
    • 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.
    Qualifications
    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field.
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills in the English Language.
    • Must have a valid teaching certification in a related field.
    • Three (3) years of teaching in the assigned subject matter at 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:
    • Five (5) years of teaching related subject matter at the related grade levels.
    • Familiarity with new educational technology such as interactive boards and multimedia instruments.
    • Bilingual French 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

    For more information or to apply, please click here.
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  • 2020-21 IB Economics/ IB Math Teacher

    Job Overview
    The IB Economics/ IB Math Teacher will provide instruction to students in Middle and High School. This position requires a specialization in IB Economics and/or Math. 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
    • Positive attitude with the ability to foster and maintain a positive school climate
    • Ability to lead by example and partner with students in their engagement with the community, locally, nationally and internationally
    • Current or prior teaching experience at the college or university level to reinforce and foster school’s strategic goal of college placement
    • Ability to function as a student achievement advocate, advisor, mentor and coach 
    • Outstanding listening skills, highly developed written and verbal communication, and 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
    • 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 work in partnership with others and coordinate a working team in the accomplishment of a project.
    • 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.
    Qualifications
    Minimum Qualifications: 
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Math and/or related field.
    • Valid teaching certification in Economics, Math and/ or similar credentials or experience.
    • Three (3) years of IB Economics and/ or IB Math teaching. 
    • Must be specialized in teaching IB Economics and/ or IB Math.

     
    Preferred Qualifications: 
    • Master’s Degree in Economics, Math 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
    For more information or to apply, please click here.
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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.

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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.
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  • Substitute Teachers

    Job Details

    Experienced
     
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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.

    Please click here to apply.  
     
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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.

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

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