Houston’s Premier PK3 – 12th Grade International Day School

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The Awty International School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ethnic or religious beliefs, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and athletic and other school-administered programs or in its employment practices. Read more >>

Employment Opportunities

MIDDLE SCHOOL & UPPER SCHOOL THEATRE ARTS TEACHER

The Awty International School seeks a Teacher of Middle School and Upper School Theater Arts for the 2020-2021 school year and beyond. The school is looking for an experienced, energetic teacher who interacts with students in a creative manner and can lead them towards individual growth and collective achievement. This position requires the ability to be successful in middle school, as well as upper school, with afternoon and evening hours common prior to performances. The ideal candidate should demonstrate a commitment to teaching in a diverse, multicultural environment.

At Awty, we believe that students learn best and faculty perform best in a culture of vibrant diversity. Diversity is an essential quality of our school environment; our commitment to learning and the pursuit of excellence can occur only in such a context. It helps us guide our students to become responsible world citizens. Our commitment to learning about and respecting one another’s diversity brings distinct richness to the Awty experience for students, alumni, employees, and parents.

CLICK HERE to apply online.

Minimum Requirements:

  • BA or equivalent in Theater or English literature, preferably with study of world languages and theater in the degree
  • Demonstrated commitment to middle years and upper years education

Ideal Candidate:

  • At least three years teaching experience in 6th-12th grades.
  • A Master’s Degree, with a concentration in Theater or Performance
  • Ability to work collaboratively within the Performing Arts Department
  • Able to reach students through diverse teaching methods
  • Comfortable designing and supervising student-centered learning
  • Has experience with, and is committed to, a rigorous academic program
  • Is a speaker of a second language, ideally French or Spanish

We want individuals who can work collaboratively in a culture that promotes academic rigor and success for all its students. We will consider all qualified candidates who have a demonstrated ability to be an exceptional teacher. The salary is competitive. Benefits include medical insurance, dental plan, retirement contributions, disability and life insurance.

Direct inquiries to Tom Oden, Dean of Faculty.

The Awty International School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ethnic or religious beliefs, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and athletic and other school-administered programs or in its employment practices.

Secondary School Counselor

The Awty International School has an opening for a Secondary School Social Emotional Counselor (SEL). Awty is looking for a talented, experienced and passionate individual who will support the school’s purpose. At Awty, we seek to inspire learners through academic excellence, cultural diversity and multi-lingual fluency for a life of global impact.

CLICK HERE to apply online.

This is a full-time position with principal duties and responsibilities in the secondary school with duties commencing ideally on July 1, 2020. The Counselor will collaborate with all colleagues engaged with student support services for the sake of students in both the French Program and the International Program. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MA or equivalent in counseling field, preferably psychology
  • Demonstrated and recognized experience as a secondary school counselor
  • Experience with developing and coordinating a school social emotional learning program
  • Social emotional learning program teaching experience
  • Ability to coordinate support and referrals for a variety of social emotional needs

Ideal Candidate

  • Advanced degree with professional certification as a counselor (LPC, LCSW or LSSP)
  • Has an additional language – preferably Spanish or French

Position Details

  • Collaborate and meet regularly with Division Head
  • Liaise with Student Support Team
  • Attend a variety of school events
  • Participate in annual Awty Connects Week Experiential Education Program
  • Report to Head of Middle school, Student Support Coordinator

The salary is competitive. Benefits include medical insurance, dental plan, retirement contributions, disability and life insurance.

The Awty International School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ethnic or religious beliefs, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and athletic and other school-administered programs or in its employment practices.

With a faculty of 239, Awty enrolls 1750+ students from 70 different countries. We are fully committed to a culturally diverse student body and faculty.

Direct inquiries to Tom Beuscher, Head of Middle School, at 713-328-5812.

Primary School Counselor

The Awty International School has an opening for the 2020-2021 school year for a Primary School Counselor (social/ emotional) for grades PK3/PS through 5th/CM2. Awty is looking for a talented, experienced and passionate individual who will support the school’s purpose: to inspire learners through academic excellence, cultural diversity and multilingual fluency for a life of global impact.

This is a full-time position with principal duties and responsibilities in the Primary School. The position commences in August 2020.The counselor will collaborate with all colleagues engaged with student support services for students in both the French Program and the International Program. 

CLICK HERE to apply online.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in a mental-health related field (psychology, social work, counseling)
  • Demonstrated and recognized experience as a Primary School counselor (PK3/PS - 5th/CM2)

Ideal Candidate

  • Professional certification in mental-health related field (LPC, LCSW, M.Ed., or LSSP)
  • Experience with developing, coordinating, facilitating and/or teaching a school-wide social emotional learning program
  • Familiarity with the process of interpretation and application of the results of diagnostic neuro-psychological and psycho-educational evaluations.
  • Ability to coordinate support for students and teachers related to a variety of learning needs
  • Fluent in French.

Position Details

  • Collaborate and meet regularly with Division Heads
  • Meet regularly with the Primary School student support team
  • Liaise with other school counselors across divisions as necessary
  • Attend a variety of school events
  • Participate in school trips as necessary
  • Report to Heads of Primary School

The salary is competitive. Benefits include medical insurance, a dental plan, retirement contributions, disability and life insurance.

The Awty International School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ethnic or religious beliefs, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and athletic and other school-administered programs or in its employment practices.

Direct inquiries (cover letter, Résumé, references) to Tim Long, Head of Lower School, and Stanley Way, Head of the Early Learning Campus.

Maternity Leave Kindergarten English Teacher

The Awty International School is seeking a Kindergarten English Teacher for a maternity leave from approximately January 1 through April 1, 2020. The position is full-time teaching two sections of kindergarten students on alternate days. An English-speaking assistant works with the teacher. Class sizes range from 15-19 students.

CLICK HERE to apply online.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA or equivalent in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education, plus teaching certification in Early Childhood Education.
  • At least three years full-time teaching experience in a preschool setting, strongly preferred.
  • Native-speaker English proficiency.
  • Knowledge of French or Spanish is desirable, though not required.
  • International and independent school experience preferred.

Applicants must:

  • Possess excellent teaching skills appropriate for young children
  • Demonstrate sound knowledge of interactive methodologies
  • Prepare and implement appropriate class work for the development of language, motor, and cognitive skills
  • Follow the School’s guidelines and curriculum
  • Include activities to develop cross-cultural understanding
  • Demonstrate professional strengths of gentleness, nurturing, respectfulness, consistency
  • Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to early childhood social, emotional and intellectual development within an international school setting

THE ROLE

The role of a teacher at the School includes the following:

  1. Effectively teaching two classes in English, including undertaking appropriate lesson preparation, assessing, and evaluating students as necessary.
  2. Collaborating with another kindergarten French teacher who is the dual language partner
  3. Attending and positively contributing to faculty, grade and division meetings as scheduled by the Division Head and whole school meetings as appropriate.
  4. Performing snack, lunch, recess and other preschool teacher duties.
  5. Contributing to the wider life of the School in areas such as special projects and presentations, service learning, and by attending student events, Open House, prospective parent meetings, and other school and parent meetings. Also assisting with admissions testing.
  6. Maintaining an in-depth familiarity with the appropriate curricula and current teaching trends and developments.

THE DUAL EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM

The Early Childhood Division at The Awty International School is a dual language (French/English or Spanish/English) program containing the following:

  • Pre-Kindergarten 3/Petite Section
  • Pre-Kindergarten 4/Moyenne Section
  • Kindergarten/Grande Section

Students spend alternating full days in either:

  • English/French instruction
  • English/Spanish instruction

The Awty International School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ethnic or religious beliefs, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and athletic and other school-administered programs or in its employment practices.

The position is offered as a short-term contract. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible.

Direct inquiries to Mr. Stanley Way, Head of Early Learning or 832-731-5348.

The Awty International School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ethnic or religious beliefs, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and athletic and other school-administered programs or in its employment practices.

Receptionist Substitute

On-call substitutes are needed to cover short-term Receptionist’s absences.

CLICK HERE to apply online.

Preferences:

  • Bilingual (English-French)
  • Prior switchboard experience
  • Familiarity with Awty’s personnel, operations and structure

This is not a full-time position and there are no employment benefits.

  • $15 per hour

The Awty International School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ethnic or religious beliefs, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and athletic and other school-administered programs or in its employment practices.

Buildings & Grounds Worker and a Cleaning and Maintenance Worker

The Awty International School is looking for a skilled Buildings & Grounds Worker and a Cleaning and Maintenance Worker for its Department.

Qualifications:

  • Must pass a criminal background check
  • Must have repair skills
  • Be able to have a flexible work schedule
  • Must have good communication skills

Job Description:

  • Heavy lifting
  • Event set-up and tear-down
  • Work order repairs
  • Carpool assistance
  • General cleaning
  • See Physical Demands and Working Conditions online

The physical requirements indicated below are examples of the physical aspects that this position must perform in carrying out the essential functions of the position.

Physical Demands:

Walk, look downward, turn neck, sit, bend, (frequently); stand, stoop, reach, push, pull (frequently); climb (frequently); grasp/manipulate tools, materials & supplies (continuously); lift items to 100 pounds (frequently), carry under 100 pounds (occasionally), lift/carry to 75 pounds (occasionally) use seeing, hearing and speaking (continuous).

Working Conditions:

  • Indoor classrooms, exposure to: student noise and music, odors of food and science projects, possible communicable diseases or unruly students.
  • Outdoor schoolyard and grounds, exposure to; temperatures, dust, pesticides and smoke (seasonally).
  • Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Work in a highly stressful environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines and a varied and diverse array of contacts
  • Work intermittently in a traditional climate controlled office environment
  • Work constantly in outside weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold
  • Perceiving the nature of sound, near and far vision, depth perception, providing oral information, the mutual dexterity to operate business related equipment and handle the work with various materials and objects are important aspects of this job.

CLICK HERE to apply online or fax your resume by fax to 713-341-4429.

Competitive salary plus benefits. Awty is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Awty International School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ethnic or religious beliefs, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and athletic and other school-administered programs or in its employment practices.

HVAC TECHNICIAN

The Awty International School is looking for a hard-working, dedicated professional HVAC Technician to join our staff. The individual in this role will be responsible for all HVAC and refrigeration for our two campuses. 

CLICK HERE to apply online.

Qualifications:

  • Must have HVAC qualifications, licenses etc.
  • Must have a minimum of five years of field experience relative to the troubleshooting, servicing, repairs, maintaining, installation and commissioning of a wide variety of HVAC equipment. 
  • Must be familiar with large commercial facility equipment such as chillers, pumps, air handlers, split systems, fan coil units, hot water and chilled water applications. 
  • Must be able to put in overtime and be available for emergency repairs.
  • Must have good communication skills to be able to assist and meet with other vendors.  

The salary is competitive and the benefits are generous. Awty is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information, contact Maritza Ramos at 713-328-5863.

The Awty International School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ethnic or religious beliefs, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and athletic and other school-administered programs or in its employment practices.

Bus Driver

The Awty International School has an immediate opening for a full-time Bus Driver.

Click here to apply online.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid Class - CDL with "P" and "S" endorsements
  • Have and maintain a safe and violation free driving record.
  • Be at least 21 years old
  • Random drug testing is required
  • Must have good communication skills
  • Must have an annual physical examination, required

Primary duties include, but are not necessarily limited to the following:

  • Transport students, helping with maintenance tasks
  • To provide safe, efficient transportation for students to and from their school activities, during and after school.
  • Nights, weekends and overnight driving required.

You may also send your resume by fax to 713-341-4429.

The salary is competitive. Benefits include medical insurance, a dental plan, retirement contributions, disability and life insurance.

The Awty International School, as an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate in its hiring of employees on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship, marital or veteran status, age, or disability. We actively seek diversity among faculty, staff and administration as well as among students.

Substitute Teachers

Qualified substitutes with experience teaching at all grade levels are needed to carry out lesson plans, supervise students during teachers' short-term absences.

Must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. Background check required.

Pre-K through Grade 5: APPLY ONLINE
Grades 6 through 12: APPLY ONLINE
French-Speaking (All grades): APPLY ONLINE

The Awty International School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ethnic or religious beliefs, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and athletic and other school-administered programs or in its employment practices.

Security Guards

The Awty International School has immediate openings for part-time and full-time Security Guards, armed and unarmed, for weekend and after-hours assignments.

CLICK HERE to apply online.

Qualifications

  • Meet Texas State Security Board Requirements
  • Unarmed Guards: Current Level 2 certification
  • Armed Guard: Current Level 3 certification
  • Hold High School diploma or GED
  • Have basic computer skills
  • Have Prior security, military or law enforcement vocational training or experience
  • Able to work nights and weekends
  • Possess reliable transportation

The salary is competitive. Benefits (for full-time only) include medical insurance, a dental plan, retirement contributions, disability and life insurance.

The Awty International School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ethnic or religious beliefs, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and athletic and other school-administered programs or in its employment practices.

Direct inquires to Richard Schmitt at 713-686-4850.


Security Guard Job Description
Position: Security Guard
FSLA Classification: Nonexempt
Reports To: Security Director
Position Purpose: Provide campus security and safeguard students, employees, visitors and property.

Essential Functions

  • Locks and unlocks campus and building entrances and exits.
  • Provides security at campus and building entrances and exits; provides direction and information; provides security at events as needed.
  • Ensures students have proper identification; ensures students leaving campus have proper authorization; reports unauthorized student departure.
  • Checks parent and visitor identification and authorization information.
  • Patrols school grounds and parking areas; observed employees, students and visitors in order to ensure a safe environment.
  • Monitors campus for environmental hazards, illegal activities and vandalism; reports or takes corrective action as required by school policy.
  • Ensures compliance with parking policy by checking permits and decals; issues citations as required.
  • Assists persons with vehicle problems, such as having locked keys inside their cars or dead batteries.
  • Assists with traffic flow during student drop-off and pickup periods; sets traffic control devices as necessary.
  • Records information regarding security and monitoring activity; maintains logs and writes activity reports.
  • Assists with safety training of school employees and students, as needed and required.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED required, supplemented by a minimum of six months previous security, military or enforcement vocational training or experience.
  • Must have demonstrated interpersonal skills for addressing potential conflicts.
  • Requires successful completion of employment background screening and verification; requires valid state driver license if driving is required as part of job.
  • The ability to take charge but deal professionally and calmly in emergency situations.
  • The ability to analyze security and safety risks and make appropriate recommendations in a school setting.
  • The ability to express ideas clearly and concisely in written and oral form.
  • The ability to work effectively with employees, students, parents, school administration and local law enforcement representatives.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment

  • Seeing, hearing, speaking, and writing clearly
  • Occasional reaching with hands and arms, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling
  • Frequent sitting, standing and walking, which may be required for long periods of time, and may involve climbing stairs and walking up inclines and on uneven terrain
  • Occasionally be able to lift, push, pull or carry equipment and materials weighing 50 pounds or more
  • Be able to crawl, reach and occasionally run and drive a vehicle in the normal course of duties
  • May deal with highly stressful situations in the normal course of duties
  • Tasks are regularly performed with some risk of exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dust, humidity, rain, temperature extremes, traffic hazards, and violences

Awty Plus After School Camp Counselor

Hours: 2:30 - 6:30 p.m. (Monday-Friday)

Skills:

  • Previous experience working with children
  • Ability to establish a positive, supportive and working relationship
  • Willingness to learn
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Job Description:

Perform a variety of tasks and carry out instructional procedures for the after-school program. Duties include providing for the safety and security of the students while engaging them in developmentally appropriate activities and homework assistance.

CLICK HERE to apply online.

Please direct inquiries to: Lara Afifi, Director of Awty Plus

The Awty International School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ethnic or religious beliefs, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and athletic and other school-administered programs or in its employment practices.