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

Employment

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

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  • 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

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

Executive Administrative Assistant to the Proviseur

The Awty International School has an immediate opening for an Executive Administrative Assistant to the Proviseur (French Section Principal and Deputy Head of School).

Click here to apply online. 

This person will frequently be the face of the school and Proviseur’s proxy, as s/he will be the first interface for communications in the Proviseur’s office. The Executive Assistant must be gracious and able to handle requests and concerns from students, parents and staff members calmly and effectively while keeping the Proviseur updated.

The ability to maintain confidentiality and to graciously support all in the community is a must. Must facilitate support for teachers and communication with teachers.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Bilingual English-French
  • Native fluency in French (written and spoken)
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in the French National Education System

Job Responsibilities:

Tâches attachées au poste d'assistante du proviseur :

  • Rigueur et organisation dans le travail
  • Capacité d’anticipation et sens des priorités dans le travail
  • Connaissance approfondie du système éducatif français
  • Parler et écrire le français couramment (bilingue anglais)
  • Gestion de l'envoi et la réception des courriers papiers et numériques
  • Gestion des photocopies, des fichiers, des fournitures de bureau
  • Transmettre les factures à l’Intendance et gérer les reçus de l'American Express
  • Rédaction de courrier, compte rendus de Réunion, d'évaluation, gestion de la boite mail principale
  • Pronote: gestion des groupes, des notes, bulletins et relevés
  • Préparation des conseils de classe
  • Gestion des dossiers élèves: édition certificats de scolarité, tenir à jour leur dossier
  • Organisation des examens: bac 1ère et terminales  Dnb + examens blancs, convocation aux examens, convocations et organisation des déplacements des examinateurs
  • Gestion et aide à l'élaboration des dossiers de bourses
  • Gestion efficace de l’agenda du proviseur et de l'adjointe au proviseur sur une base annuelle, réservation de salles pour les réunions, réservation auprès de Sage des collations
  • Organisation de la prérentrée, rentrée et fin d'année (dossiers profs, listes de classes, Livrets de compétences, fiche brevet et bac, ASSR, courriers...)
  • Gestion des formations et des déplacements des enseignants en formation
  • Accueil téléphonique et accueil des visiteurs, parents profs élèves et répondre à leur demandes
  • Compétences supérieures en informatique et en bureautique Microsoft
  • Tenir à jour les données des personnels du programme français

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

Direct inquiries to Pierre Puget.

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.