Working at DIS

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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  • 2017-18 IB Chemistry/Physics Teacher HS

    Job Title: IB Chemistry/Physics Teacher - HS
     
    Grade Level(s): High School
     
    Direct Supervisor: Deputy Head of Secondary
     
    Minimum Educational Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree in Science; Valid Texas Teacher certificate
     
    Minimum Work Experience Requirement: 5 years

    CLICK HERE to apply.
    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 IB Chemistry/ Physics to high school students and also teach Chemistry to other grade levels.  Develop an engaging program of study based upon the IB syllabus. Present well-designed lessons, conduct a wide-range of practical investigations, and evaluate student performance regularly.   Create a classroom environment conducive to learning.  Work in collaborative teams to meet the individual needs and abilities of all students.  Assist in the implementation of the school’s mission, vision, values, and goals.
     
    Job duties include (but are not limited to):
     
    -        Manage an organized and professional classroom that is conducive to learning and development:
    • o   Maintain complete and accurate records of each student’s academic development using both school wide and classroom based formative and summative assessments
    • o   Plan, document, and carry out daily lessons that align to the curriculum and academic standards
    • o   Recognize the needs of individual students and group at large. Offer support as needed using flexible groups, workshops, compacting and other differentiation models.
    • o   Establish consistent and logical limits, expectations, and classroom routines for students to allow for maximization of learning.
    • o   Maintain an organized and inviting physical environment.
    • o   Handle stressful situations with grace, patience, understanding, and flexibility.
     
    -         Foster a cooperative and respectful partnership with DIS families:
    • o   Maintain close relationships with parents, communicating on a regular basis.
    • o   Facilitate parent-teacher conferences each semester, providing written materials as required.
    • o   Encourage parent involvement through volunteer opportunities.
    • o   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:
    • o   Attend, participate in, and contribute to in-service activities and staff meetings.
    • o   Participate in the development of curriculum, and assess its effectiveness in the classroom.
    • o   Consult appropriate school administration and specialists in a timely manner to address the needs of struggling students.
    • o   Collaborate with colleagues to share experience and knowledge.
     
    -         Continue intellectual and professional development:
    • o   Observe the classrooms of colleagues as possible.
    • o   Welcome observation by and feedback from colleagues and other professionals in education.
    • o   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.
     
    Minimum Qualifications:
    Bachelor’s Degree in Science (Physics, Chemistry, General Science) or related field is required. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and valid teaching certification required.  Five (5) years of teaching in the assigned subject matter at the related grade levels OR the equivalent education and experience is required.  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 with eight (8) years of teaching at the related grade levels. Familiarity with new educational technology such as interactive boards and multimedia instruments.  Bilingual French Language skills 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 Secondary.
     
     
    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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  • 2017-18 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.
  • 2017-18 Teacher Assistant

    Job Title: Teacher Assistant (FT 40 hours per week; 7:30am – 4:30pm)
     
    Grade Level(s):  Preschool through Kindergarten
     
    Direct Supervisor: Preschool Director
     
    Minimum Educational Requirement: High School Diploma
     
    Minimum Work Experience Requirement: 5 years

    CLICK HERE to apply.
     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 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 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 duties include (but are not limited to):
     
    -        Provides support to teachers in prepare classroom activities and maintain 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:
    • o   observing students carefully at all times
    • o   exercising good judgment and patience in supervising children
    • o   maintaining an understand of safety procedures
    • o   taking initiative to intervene when necessary
    • o   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 by the teacher and/or Department Administrator.
     
     
    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)
    • 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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  • 2017-18 US Math/US Science Teacher (MS)

    Job Title: US Math/ US Science Teacher
     
    Grade Level(s):  Middle School
     
    Direct Supervisor: Deputy Head of Secondary
     
    Minimum Educational Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree
     
    Minimum Work Experience Requirement: 3 years

    CLICK HERE to apply.
     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 US Math/ US Science Teacher will provide instruction to students in Middle School 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 students’ 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.
     
     
    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Math or related field.
    • Valid elementary teaching certification, Mathematics and/or Science, 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 Science, Math or related field.
    • Experience teaching is 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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  • 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.
  • School Nurse

    Experienced
     
    Undisclosed
     
    USA-TX-Dallas
     
    None
     
    Full Time
     
    Day
     
    4 Year Degree
     
    Education
    The School Nurse will devote time as a nurse, taking care of accidents, emergencies, and health assessments as needed. The individual will also maintain confidential student records, promote health at DIS, provide reports and information to Head of Primary and other staff/ faculty as appropriate.

    CLICK HERE to apply.

    Job duties include (but are not limited to):
    • Provides health assessments.
    • Provides emergency care for pupils and school personnel in case of injury or sudden illness until a parent or lawful guardian assumes responsibility.
    • Collaborates with other school personnel including administrators, support staff, and teachers, toward the promotion of child health and its optimal interaction with education.
    • Develops and implements a health plan, school medication policy and procedure.
    • Establishes, maintains, updates, evaluates, and interprets cumulative health data to accommodate individual needs of students.
    • Plans and implements school health management protocols for the child with chronic health problems, including the administration of medication.
    • Develops procedures and provides for crises intervention for acute illness, injury and emotional disturbances.
    • Promotes and assists in the control of communicable diseases through preventive immunization programs, early detection, surveillance and reporting of contagious diseases.
    • Plans, implements, and supervises school health screening programs in accordance with state and district requirements and recommendations. Provides follow-up services when indicated.
    • Recommends provisions for a school environment conducive to learning.
    • Provides information on health and acts as a resource person in promoting health careers.
    • Coordinates school and community health activities and serves as a liaison person between the home, school, and community.
    • Encourages parents to maintain current immunization protection as recommended by the Department of Human Services.
    • Engages in research and evaluation of school health services to act as a change agent for school health programs and school nursing practices.
    • Assists in the formation of health policies, goals and objectives for the school.
    • Prepares the budget for school health supplies.
    • Prepares first aid kits for each campus.
    • Organizes, instructs, and supervises school health volunteers or assistants.
    • Reports regularly in writing to the Student Affairs Director, Head of Primary and Headmaster/ CEO on school health activities.
    • Interprets school health services to school personnel.
    • Serves as a resource person to school personnel. Participates selectively in classroom instruction under the supervision of the teacher.
     
    Other Requirements:
    • Knowledge and experience working in pediatrics or as a school nurse.
    • Bilingual English/French preferred.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to work in partnership with others and coordinate a working team in the accomplishment of a project.
     

    Qualifications

     
    Minimum Requirements:
    • High School Diploma, with LVN or RN license
    • 5 years experience as a School Nurse
     
    Preferred Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in Nursing, with RN license
    • 8 years experience as a School Nurse
     
    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)
    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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  • 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.

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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 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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