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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  • Director, Communications & Marketing

    Dallas International School is seeking a Director of Communications and Marketing. The Director develops and manages the school’s brand identity; communication and marketing strategic plan; all public relations and marketing initiatives; and the department budget. Based upon the mission and strategic plan of the school, the director will build and lead a planned, cohesive, and disciplined approach in its communications and marketing presence with local, regional, and state media. The director will coordinate with other school staff to identify and grow targeted market share. The position requires market research and branding skills, innovation and vision, and the ability to effectively communicate, orally and in writing, with diverse audiences using a variety of media.
     
    Job duties include (but are not limited to):
    • Proactively communicate the school’s mission, programs, services, and value to the community to grow the presence of DIS in the metroplex.
    • Support the Head of School with external communications; prepare press releases; draft public remarks; and do media interviews.
    • Develop and implement comprehensive and strategic plans for public relations, marketing, and communications in support of the school mission and strategic planning efforts and operations; ensure deadlines are met through responsible project management.
    • Facilitate public relations, marketing, website design, photography, social media and other communication tools to ensure a consistent, recognizable, positive school brand image.
    • Design, write, edit, proofread, and approve school communications.
    • Provide leadership for internal and external publications and communications.
    • Provide oversight to graphic design, web design, and photography.
    • Coordinate and facilitate design of DIS marketing materials internally and with outside agencies; possess basic design skills and use of software products to serve in a backup capacity for marketing design production.
    • Ensure compliance with copyright laws, federal and state regulations, policy and graphic standards in all digital assets usage and school publications.
    • Work collaboratively with the campus community to develop, coordinate, and promote initiatives, programs, services, and events.
    • Participate in crisis management by providing effective communication.
    • Provide supervision to department staff.
    • Other duties as assigned.
      Qualifications

      Minimum Requirements
      • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, or writing
      • Five (5) years’ experience leading a communications and/ or marketing department
      • Experience with public relations, marketing, and market research in a business or education setting
      • Knowledge, use, and management of social media
      • Supervisory and budget management experience.
       
      Preferred Requirements
      • Master’s degree in communications, marketing, or writing
      • Knowledge of and/or experience with private schools.
      • Experience using Blackbaud Information System
      • Bilingual in English/French
       
      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, click here.
  • PT Advancement Coordinator- Development


    Job Overview
     
    Dallas International School is looking for a part-time Advancement Coordinator that will assist the Advancement team in the following areas:
    •  Manage Raiser’s Edge database including data entry and clean up
    •  Assist with annual fund gifts, and other contributions and acknowledgements
    •  Coordinate major mailings for annual fund, gala, and capital campaign
    •  Prepare weekly donor and campaign gift reports
    •  Assist in planning and implementation of donor engagement and stewardship activities
    •  Assist with prospect research (researching and compiling profiles)
    •  Provides administrative and clerical support
    •  Attends and assists in fundraising and stewardship events
    •  Develop brochures, pledge forms and other related material
    • Other duties as assigned
    Qualifications
    Minimum Requirements
    • At least one full year of professional experience with fundraising/development, nonprofit management, or marketing/communications
    • Strong proficiency with Raiser’s Edge
    • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); experience with a donor database management system
    • Minimum of an Associate’s degree or completion of two years of college-level coursework
     
    Preferred Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree in public relations, marketing, education or related field
    • Demonstrate a desire to learn or launch a career in educational fundraising and Development
    • Strong organizational skills, meticulous attention to detail and the ability to consistently meet deadlines
    • Polished, professional, and polite, with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively and engender trust and mutual respect both internally and externally
    • Willingness to pitch in and be flexible to meet priorities according to the school calendar and other duties as assigned.
     
    Required Documents
    In order to complete the application process, interested candidates must forward:
    • 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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  • 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