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

Employment

New open positions will be posted here as they become available throughout the year.

  • Please respond only to the jobs listed
  • APPLY ONLINE using the link provided within each job posting
  • If your qualifications meet our needs, you will be contacted for an interview

All positions require that the applicant be currently authorized to work in the US for any 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. Read more>>

Employment Opportunities

Elementary and Middle School Music Teacher (one-year position 2019-2020)

POSITION: Elementary and Middle School Music Teacher (one-year position: 2019-20)

CLICK HERE to apply online.

LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION: French, English, or Spanish (French Strongly Preferred)

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA or foreign equivalent in Music Education (or related field)
  • Native-speaker proficiency in target instructional language (French, English or Spanish)
  • Strong instrumental skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least three years full-time teaching experience
  • Master degree in Music or Elementary Education (or related field)
  • Choral experience
  • Ensemble and/or Orff Instrument experience
  • International and/or independent school experience
  • Bilingual (or highly proficient) in another language (Spanish, French, or English preferred)

APPLICANTS SHOULD:

  • Possess excellent teaching skills and pedagogy appropriate for young children
  • Demonstrate sound knowledge of the application of interactive methodologies and technology integration
  • Be well versed in current research and best practices in teaching and learning
  • Be able to integrate varied activities that develop language, motor, and cognitive skills into the daily educational experience of students
  • Foster cross-cultural understanding within the classroom and curriculum
  • Be able to create a positive learning environment that is rich in structure, developmentally appropriate and academically rigorous
  • Demonstrate understanding of, and commitment to, childhood social, emotional and intellectual development within an international school setting

THE ROLE: A music teacher at The Awty International School is expected, but not limited, to:

  1. Effectively teach in the target language (English, Spanish, or French), including undertaking appropriate lesson preparation and assessing and evaluating students.
  2. Collaborate with other teachers on the team/department with unit, lesson and event planning.
  3. Prepare, rehearse and present yearly performance events/concerts at each grade level taught, including some school-wide events.
  4. Attend and positively contribute to grade, faculty, division and all-school meetings as necessary.
  5. Contribute to the wider life of the school in areas such as special projects and presentations, field trips and service learning activities as well as attending curriculum nights, report card conferences, open houses, and other school and parent events as needed.

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 and administration as well as among students. 

Direct inquires to Tim Long.

Office and Data Manager for Admissions Department

The Awty International School has an immediate opening for a full-time Office and Data Manager in its Admissions Office. This position reports to The Director of Enrollment Outreach and Management.

CLICK HERE to apply online.

Primary Role and Responsibilities:

The Admissions Office and Data Manager serves as the primary point of contact with admissions inquiries and visitors, and sets the tone for a welcoming and professional relationship with the admissions department. This position is responsible for maintaining records in the admissions databases (Ravenna and Senior Systems), providing intelligence through data analytics, as well as for the organization and coordination of office operations, procedures, and resources to facilitate departmental effectiveness and efficiency. This position supports the admissions team, but also works cross-functionally with other departments such as the division offices, business office, advancement, the registrar, the clinic, and IT.

Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to:

Administrative and Office Support – Answer first lines of inquiry, screen, and transfer inbound phone calls. Receive and direct admissions visitors. Prepare and modify documents including correspondence, reports, memos and emails. Process inbound and outbound application materials. Maintain office calendar and director’s calendar; schedule and organize appointments and meetings. Manage office email account and route messages promptly. Help execute admissions office events. Update and maintain admissions webpages and profiles on Awty site as well as external sites such as HAIS.

Data Management – Maintain inquiry and applicant records in admissions databases. Process documents and update records within 48 hours of receipt. Organize retention, protection, retrieval, transfer, and removal of both electronic and physical records. Ensure accuracy, integrity, security, and confidentiality of data. Coordinate with database administrators in other departments.

Reporting & Data Intelligence – Design and generate weekly and periodic reports to support enrollment management: admissions, advancement, school operations, and the business office. Handle requests for information and data. Provide data intelligence as requested or proactively identified.

Office Management – Maintain and upkeep office equipment and furnishings. Organize repairs and upgrades. Monitor and maintain office supplies inventory. Monitor and record expenses, and prepare expense reports. Troubleshoot computer and systems problems. Liaise with IT specialists. Implement office policies and procedures and ensure adherence to these. Prepare and update materials describing procedures and standards.

Minimum Requirements and Competencies:     

  • BA or BS degree
  • Database experience
  • Expert user of Excel and other Office computer software and applications

Ideal Candidate

  • Three years of experience with significant responsibility for critical operational data preferably in a school environment
  • Experience with admissions systems such as Senior Systems and Ravenna
  • Multilingual speaker of English, French, and Spanish preferred

Additionally, the successful candidate will have strong competency in:

  • Analytical skills
  • Logical thinking
  • Problem assessment and solving
  • Communication – verbal and written
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Planning, organizing, and prioritizing
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and teamwork
  • Customer service skills
  • Interpersonal skills

For more information, contact Soraya Díaz-Tamayo

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.

Primary School English L2 (language) Teacher

The Awty International School seeks a full-time Primary School ENGLISH L2 (language) Teacher (Multiple Grades: 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5) for the 2019-2020 school year and beyond.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA or equivalent in Elementary Education (or related field)
  • Native-speaker proficiency in target instructional language (English)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least three years full-time teaching experience
  • Master degree in Elementary Education (or related field)
  • Certification in elementary education and/or related subject area
  • International and/or independent school experience
  • Bilingual (or highly proficient) in another language (Spanish or French)

APPLICANTS SHOULD:

  • Possess excellent teaching skills and pedagogy appropriate for young children
  • Demonstrate sound knowledge of the application of interactive methodologies and technology integration
  • Be well versed in current research and best practices in teaching and learning
  • Be able to integrate varied activities that develop language, motor, and cognitive skills into the daily educational experience of students
  • Foster cross-cultural understanding within the classroom and curriculum
  • Be able to create a positive learning environment that is rich in structure, developmentally appropriate and academically rigorous
  • Demonstrate understanding of, and commitment to, childhood social, emotional and intellectual development within an international school setting

THE ROLE: A teacher at The Awty International School is expected to meet the following expectations:

  1. Effectively teach language arts and social studies content in the target language (English), including the undertaking of appropriate lesson preparation and assessing and evaluating students.
  2. Collaborating with other teachers on the team in unit, lesson and event planning.
  3. Attending and positively contributing to grade, faculty, division and all-school meetings as necessary.
  4. Performing snack, lunch, recess and other supervision duties as required.
  5. Contributing to the wider life of the school in areas such as special projects and presentations, field trips and service learning activities as well as attending curriculum nights, open houses, prospective parent meetings, and other school and parent events.

TO APPLY:

CLICK HERE to submit your application online.  All applicants should include a cover letter, updated resume and three professional references (including your most recent direct supervisor). 

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 a one-year renewable contract, with competitive salary and conditions. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible.

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.

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.

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.

Buildings & Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Worker

The Awty International School is looking for a skilled Buildings & Grounds 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 713-681-1669.

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.

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

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.