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 Chinese Teacher

    Job Overview
    Dallas International School provides a multi-lingual, well-rounded education for its students. We pride ourselves on our small classes, the strength of our faculty, the diversity of our student body, and the cultural exchange that happens on our two campuses. Dallas International School is a great place to learn and work!
     
    Teach Chinese to Middle and High School students; prepare course objectives and outlines for course of study following curriculum guidelines and requirements using provided books and curriculum; conduct classes in Chinese.

    CLICK HERE TO APPLY
  • 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.
  • 2018-19 STEM Teacher/Instructional Technology & IT Technician

    Job Overview
    Dallas International School provides a multi-lingual, well-rounded education for its students. We pride ourselves on our small classes, the strength of our faculty, the diversity of our student body, and the cultural exchange that happens on our two campuses. Dallas International School is a great place to learn and work!
     
    The STEM Teacher / Instructional Technology and IT Technician is responsible for engaging students to independently and collaboratively explore all the integrated subjects of science, technology, engineering and math through a critical thinking, creativity, innovation, problem solving. STEM education is a multidisciplinary area that requires a highly adaptable educator to teach students.
     
    Job duties include (but are not limited to):
    STEM Teacher
    • Develop the curricular and instructional design of STEM curriculum for grades 1-4
    • Deliver instruction of STEM curricula as appropriate to grade-level
    • Employ a variety of instructional techniques, including but not limited to: student-centered instruction, hands-on learning opportunities, instructional media, project-based learning, unit studies, and collaborative learning
    • Actively and regularly use technology to promote learning, creativity, and collaboration among students
    • Work in both collaborative team-teaching environments and individual classroom setting
    • Work closely with Director of Technology, Instructional Technology Coordinator, and classroom teachers to develop STEM program
    • Attends professional development and training related to STEM programming and methods
    • Utilize online student system to track student progress through competencies and keep up-to-date assignments for students
    • Participate in staff programs, academic planning, implementation, and evaluation
    • Communicate effectively and maintain consistent relationships with students, colleagues, and families
     
    Instructional Technology
    • Create and present best practices and techniques for maximizing instructional technology to faculty
    • Create, lead, and present professional development seminars to faculty
    • Research, test, and recommend new instructional technologies
     
    IT Technician
    • Provide as IT support as needed
    • Basic troubleshooting of computers and laptops such as connecting to wireless, display settings, and audio
    • Basic troubleshooting of educational technology tools such as interactive whiteboards, speakers, projectors, and document cameras
    • Faculty peer expert for instructional technology hardware, software, and other programs
    • Hardware setup (Computers, audio / visual systems)
    • Software installation
    • Basic system administration (Windows, Mac, Windows Server, AD)
    • Basic network administration (routers, firewalls, VPN, switches, LAN, WLAN, WAN, VLAN)
    • Basic computer desktop, laptop, and tablet repair
    • Lead technology and IT training sessions to colleagues
    • Basic troubleshooting
    • Off hours support as needed
    CLICK HERE TO APPLY.
  • 2018-19 Upper School Counselor/Student Life Coordinator

    Job Overview
    Dallas International School provides a multi-lingual, well-rounded education for its students. We pride ourselves on our small classes, the strength of our faculty, the diversity of our student body, and the cultural exchange that happens on our two campuses. Dallas International School is a great place to learn and work!
     
    The Upper School Counselor reports to the Head of Counseling and is responsible for providing behavioral, social, and emotional guidance counseling, in an efficient manner. The Upper School Counselor will also be responsible for creating and following up with the special accommodation cases, working with outside referrals, and coordinating student activities such as clubs, and community service, and student leadership activities.

    The Upper School Counselor provides support for students and assists them with reaching their academic, personal, socio-emotional goals. The Upper School Counselor helps with problems that are keeping the students from being successful in important areas of their life. The Upper School Counselor assists students with identifying obstacles, developing and making progress towards their goals as they continue their education at DIS. The main goal is to build a caring, trustful and supportive relationship with the students. In addition to individual and group meetings, the Upper School Counselor will conduct classroom guidance lessons to teach soft skills such as that outlined in DIS’s core values. Lastly, consultation with parents and teachers are provided upon request to ensure academic and social development for all students.
     
    Job duties include (but are not limited to):
    Counseling:
    • Social, emotional support for all students, staff, and faculty on the upper school campus.
    • Serve as a liaison between the families, teachers, administration, and students.
    • Provide individual and group guidance to help students cope effectively with personal, social, academic, family concerns, and also in crisis situations.
    • Accurately and appropriately assists parents/guardians, and other stakeholders in interpreting and understanding student data.
    • Provide family support for those as needed/per request.
    • Conduct classroom guidance lessons such as character education.
    • Provide applicable materials and resources to teachers for doing guidance activities in their classrooms.
    • Coordinate assessment, evaluation, and creation of special accommodation cases for the upper school.
    • Implement effective educational planning programs and suggestions for classroom accommodations.
    • Create and model accommodations to teachers as needed.
    • Improve the counseling techniques and office procedures while exhibiting exemplary clinical skills.
    • Update and provide out of school professional resources as needed.
    • Collaboration with the outside resources e.g. hospitals, clinics, community resources to provide the optimal and necessary support for the students.
    • Provide behavioral and mental assessment per request.
    • Implement and provide conflict resolutions and interventions.
    • Suggest intervention strategies for social, emotional cases.
    • Send written communications to parents/guardians, teachers and administrators as needed.
    • Plan, maintain, and coordinate calendars of activities and services of the school counseling program.
    • Coordinate activities of student organizations or student events with student government.
    • Assist with the activities of student organizations or student events.
    • Monitor student academic performance and behavior, and assist with appropriate interventions.
    • Keep abreast of new information, innovative ideas and techniques.
    • Obtain advanced approval of the Head of Counseling for all activities, expenditures, and professional development activities related to the Counseling department.
    • Adhere to laws, policies, procedures, and ethical standards of the school counseling profession.
    • Conduct a yearly program audit to review extent of program implementation.
    • Collect, organize, and analyze data to guide program direction and emphasis.
    • Measure the results of the school counseling program activities and share results as appropriate.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Head of Counseling.
     
    Student Life:
    • Coordinate all STUCO activities and events under the supervision of Head of Counseling (Halloween, Homecoming, Thanksgiving potluck, Valentine’s Sales, Prom, etc.)
    • Coordinate in collaboration with the Head of Counseling all activities related to upper school representatives.
    • Coordinate all Alumni activities under the supervision of Head of Counseling (Alumni Day/ Event, etc.
    • Coordinate other student life activities under the supervision of Head of Counseling to include but not limited to Clubs such as the Club Fair and starting and creating the club calendar, Retreat, Senior Dinner, Fete de la Francophonie, etc.
    • Coordinate Community Service under the supervision of Head of Counseling to include the upkeep of community service logs and communicating with students about community service opportunities
    • Manage the school’s house system by tracking house points and assign incoming students to a house
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
    CLICK HERE TO APPLY
  • Pedagogical Advisor

    Job Title: Pedagogical Advisor
    Grade Level(s): Pre-K – 12th
    Direct Supervisor: Head of School
    Minimum Educational Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree
    Minimum Work Experience Requirement: 5 years
    Travel: 75% of the time

    Dallas International School provides a multi-lingual, well-rounded education for its students. We pride ourselves on our small classes, the strength of our faculty, the diversity of our student body, and the cultural exchange that happens on our two campuses. Dallas International School is a great place to learn and work!
     
    The Pedagogical Advisor is responsible for coaching and providing guidance to Dallas International School faculty and also to the faculty within the MLF America network of schools with French as one of the languages of instruction.
     
    Job duties include (but are not limited to):
    -        Fostering a positive and creative environment in the service of international multilingual multicultural education.
    -        Working with school leaders and teachers as a coach to develop teaching practices, skills and knowledge of effective pedagogy in bilingual schools.
    -        Working closely with school leaders to identify school goals and priorities to support professional development. 

    CLICK HERE to apply.
  • 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
     
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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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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