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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  • 2018-19 PT Monitoring Staff (3 p.m.-6 p.m. weekdays)

    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.
    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)
    CLICK HERE to apply.

    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.
  • 2019-20 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
     
    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.
     
    The above responsibilities are subject to the general duties and responsibilities contained in the employee’s Conditions of Employment. This job description allocates duties and responsibilities but does not direct the particular amount of time to be spent carrying them out and no part of it may be so construed. 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.
  • 2019-20 High School IB English/ ELA Teacher

    Job Overview
     
    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 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
     
    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.
     
    The above responsibilities are subject to the general duties and responsibilities contained in the employee’s Conditions of Employment. This job description allocates duties and responsibilities but does not direct the particular amount of time to be spent carrying them out and no part of it may be so construed. 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.
  • 2019-20 IB Biology/ US Science/ US Math Teacher

     Job Overview
     
    The IB Biology / US Science / US Math Teacher will provide instruction to students in Middle and High School. This position requires a specialization in IB Biology with experience and knowledge in Math 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.
     
     
     
    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 Biology, Science and/or related field.
    • Valid teaching certification in Science, Math and/ or similar credentials or experience.
    • Three years (3) years of IB Biology and/ or IB Math teaching. 
    • Must be specialized in teaching IB Biology.
    • Must have Math SAT Prep experience.
     
    Preferred Qualifications:   
    • Master’s Degree in Biology, Science, 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
     
     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.
     
    The above responsibilities are subject to the general duties and responsibilities contained in the employee’s Conditions of Employment. This job description allocates duties and responsibilities but does not direct the particular amount of time to be spent carrying them out and no part of it may be so construed. 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.
  • 2019-20 Math Teacher (US Math)

    Job Overview
     
     
    The US Math Teacher will provide instruction to learners in grades one (1) through four (4). The candidate selected for this position will also prepare course objectives and outlines for the course of study following curriculum guidelines using the instructional materials provided. The ideal candidate for this position will be responsible for:
     
    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, Math or related field.
    • Valid elementary teaching certification, Mathematics Generalist EC-6, similar credentials or experience.
    • Three years (3) 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:
    • Master’s Degree in Education, Math or related field.
    • 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
     
    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.
    The above responsibilities are subject to the general duties and responsibilities contained in the employee’s Conditions of Employment. This job description allocates duties and responsibilities but does not direct the particular amount of time to be spent carrying them out and no part of it may be so construed. 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.
     
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  • 2019-20 Teacher Assistant

    The Teacher Assistant (Maternelle) is responsible for providing support with educational lessons and activities to teachers in a classroom setting. This position will assist with the preparation of classroom materials and/or displays for lessons planned and executed by the teacher. The Teacher Assistant will help with clerical tasks, enforce classroom rules and provide general care and supervision to DIS children enrolled in our Maternelle classes (Preschool-K). This may include leading and monitoring small or large group activities. The Teacher Assistant will assist with receiving children from / delivering children to parents and/or guardians during the DIS carpool hours, and may also have cafeteria monitoring duties.
     
    Job Responsibilities Include:
    • Provides support to teachers in preparing classroom activities and maintaining cleanliness in the classroom.
    • Assists in the implementation of class lessons, activities, and special events as instructed by the teacher or Department Administrators.
    • Helps maintain the flow of classroom activities by organizing and preparing supplies and materials for student use, and adhering to planned schedules.
    • Develops and maintains an awareness of student needs, class rules, class procedures, and instructional materials in order to anticipate and respond in the classroom environment.
    • Supervises the class or group independently on brief occasions when the teacher is out of the room and carries out class activities as directed by teacher in his/her absence.
    • Assists with the execution of behavior management plans to improve student behavior as directed by the teachers and Department Administrators.
    • Provides personal assistance to students as required by their age and developmental level including helping with meal times, toileting, dressing/undressing and/or other personal needs.
    • Supervises students in activities outside of the classroom, including carpool, cafeteria, and playground. Ensures the safety and productivity of time spent in these areas by:
      • observing students carefully at all times
      • exercising good judgment and patience in supervising children
      • maintaining an understand of safety procedures
      • taking initiative to intervene when necessary
      • managing and caring for materials used in these activities
    • Assists with the formulation and execution of plans to meet student needs.
    • Provides assistance during special events and meetings.
    • Participates actively in training opportunities offered by DIS to ensure continual professional growth.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    Qualifications
    Minimum Qualifications:
    A minimum of a High School Diploma/GED and two (2) years of Early Childhood, Education and/or related experience or any equivalent combination of related education and experience. The following knowledge, skills and abilities are required:
     
    • Strong desire and ability to work with small children.
    • Ability to demonstrate a strong command of the English language and the major language of class instruction.
    • Exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues from diverse language and cultural backgrounds.
    • Flexibility and ability to adapt to different schedules and teacher expectations.
    • Basic computer skills (i.e., use the internet, read/reply to emails and open attachments, create word processing documents in Microsoft Word, etc.)
    • Ability to understand complex instructions and/or assignments given in oral or written form.
    • Ability to maintain routine contact with small children and with groups of children during cold and flu seasons.
    • Ability to provide outdoor playground supervision in hot and cold weather conditions for extended periods of time.
    • Ability to lift and/or support a small child of 3-6 years old (up to 50lbs) when necessary to ensure child safety.
    • Ability to complete CPR and other safety training and maintain related certifications received.
     
    Preferred Qualifications:
    Associate’s degree in a related field and three (3) or more years of experience in an Early Childhood and/or educational environment. Bilingual in Spanish or French, a strong plus.
     
    Required Documents
    In order to complete the application process, interested candidates must provide the following documentation:
     
    • A resume or curriculum vitae
    • A cover letter or email
    • A minimum of two references (name, address, phone number and email address)
    • A copy of official college transcripts (if applicable)
     
     
    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.
     
     
    The above responsibilities are subject to the general duties and responsibilities contained in the employee’s Conditions of Employment. This job description allocates duties and responsibilities but does not direct the particular amount of time to be spent carrying them out and no part of it may be so construed. 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.
  • 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.
  • Substitute Teachers

    Job Details

    Experienced
     
    None
     
    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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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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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