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

Employment

New open positions will be posted on the website 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.

Employment Opportunities

Proviseur(e)

The Awty International School seeks a Proviseur(e) for the 2019-2020 school year and beyond. 

Job Requirements

  1. Be bilingual (must be perfectly fluent in French and English
  2. Be recruited among active "personnel de direction titulaire" of the French Ministry of Education ("Personnel de Direction du MEN'') with the support of the MLF

Apply online as indicated below or send cover letter and resume to Lisa Darling at lDarling@awty.org. CLICK HERE to apply online. Alternatively, click here to apply online through the MLF's website.

Presentation of the school

The Awty International School is a marriage of a North American independent school and a French school sustained by the Mission Laïque Française. It operates and is administered as an integrated school with two diploma programs - one leading to the French Baccalauréat, the other to the International Baccalaureate - offering harmonized curriculum and common classes between the two programs as possible.  Awty International is the only school in Houston fully accredited by the French Ministry of Education.

The Awty International School is a non-profit independent school organized and operated within the framework of Texas law and the requirements of all of its accreditation organizations. It is governed by a Board of Trustees, which has the ultimate responsibility and authority over all of its affairs. The Board delegates complete responsibility for the administration of the School to the Head of School.

Proviseur’s role

The Proviseur serves Awty as Head of the French program, and Deputy Head of the school. The Proviseur reports directly to the Head of school. He or she is bilingual (must be perfectly fluent in French and English), is recruited among active "personnel de direction titulaire" of the French Ministry of Education ("Personnel de Direction du MEN'') with the support of the MLF. He or she is fully responsible to the Head of School.  Although recognized and respected as a French civil servant, the Proviseur must be sensitive to the culture and customs of the host country and to the traditions of a private, independent school in the United States. The Proviseur promotes cross-cultural events and activities.

Job description

  1. By delegation from the Head of School, the Head of the French program (“Proviseur") is responsible for effectively implementing the French academic programs, in conformity to official French requirements. 
  2. He/She supervises full time French program personnel and part-time personnel with regard to their duties in the French program.
  3. He/She advises the Head of School.  The Head of School may ask the Proviseur to inform the Board regarding significant pedagogical issues affecting the French program, including changes in official requirements.
  4. All duties and responsibilities are in accordance with the policies of the school.
  5. Currently delegated responsibilities of the Proviseur
  6. Recruitment, subject to the approval of the Head of School, for personnel "non titulaire de l'Education Nationale
  7. Assignment and allocation of workloads among French program personnel, within the general employment policies of the school.
  8. Professional evaluation of full time “Titulaires” personnel and of part time personnel with regard to their duties in the French program, ensuring compliance with French systems.
  9. On-going training and professional development of French program personnel.
  10. Establishing and maintaining academic plans ("projet d’établissement”) subject to the Head of School’s approval, and informing the Board of such plans through written report.
  11. Placing French program students in classes according to the policies of the school.
  12. Ensuring evaluation of students in compliance with French systems (online platform, report cards…), organizing and chairing the "Conseils de Classe". 
  13. Organizing the teachers in the French program as an academic team ("concertation pedagogique" and "conseils d'enseignement ", "conseils des maitres",  "conseils de cycle", conseil école - collège, cellule de formation).
  14. Organizing for any official examinations (such as "brevet" or Baccalauréat, évaluations standardisées) and supervising the official examination center at Awty.
  15. Preparing the French program's schedule for the forthcoming academic year in a timely manner.
  16. Coordinating all of the above with the Division Heads and academic leaders of the school.
  17. Maintaining accreditation with the French Ministry.

Currently delegated responsibilities regarding students and parents:

  1. Is responsible for admissions, orientation and pedagogical supervision of students enrolled in the French program or following the French curriculum.
  2. Establishes and enforces, in consultation with Division Heads, rules for behavior in class, subject to disciplinary rules and procedures applicable to the School as a whole.
  3. Provides for the election and liaison with the student "délégues de classe".
  4. Provides for liaison with parents (parent-teacher meetings, relations with "room parents", participates in APPA meetings).
  5. Inform parents and students of official requirements, exams, counselling processes in a timely fashion.

Administrative responsibilities:

  1. Reports to the Head of School and is a member of and attends meetings of the Senior Staff, and chairs such meetings in the absence of the Head.
  2. Acts as Deputy to the Head of School and stands in for the Head of School in the latter's absence.
  3. Serves as the primary point of liaison between the School, the appropriate French authorities in Houston, Washington and France and coordinates with the Mission Laique Française; ensures that all reports and other information regarding the School are prepared and furnished to the appropriate French authorities as required.
  4. Keeps himself / herself currently informed regarding modifications to and developments in the official French programs and ensures that the Head of School and the Board are kept up to date in this regard. Advises the Head of School of specific measures required to maintain conformity with the official French programs.
  5. For each Board meeting, provides a written report to the Head of School, who shares it with the Board, regarding the French program at Awty.
  6. Assists in the recruitment of students for the School.
  7. Assists the Head of School and the Business Manager in the preparation of the annual budget for the School, ensuring that the financial needs of the French program are presented and considered in the budgeting process in a timely fashion.
  8. Administers the expenditures budgeted for the French program and properly accounts for them to the Head of School.
  9. Subject to reasonable budgetary or scheduling restraints, represents the French program in any official meeting or occasion involving the French educational curriculum (MLF annual meeting, MEN, AFSA or other meetings linked to such curriculum).

Personnel de direction / Proviseur-e / Houston

[1141] - Réf. : PART - HOUS - PROV 001 | Personnel de direction - 14-09-2018 

Corps Personnel de direction

  • Date limite pour postuler 25-11-2018 ( 47 j ) Date de prise de poste 01-09-2019 Poste étudié en CCP Non
  • Etablissement Section française d'Awty International School - Mlf Localisation États-Unis / Houston Statut d'établissement Partenaire du réseau de la Mlf Convention d'établissement Convention avec la MLF (affilié)

Définition du poste

L'école internationale de Awty - Awty international school (Etats-Unis)

Awty International school est un établissement privé de droit américain, à but non lucratif, organisé et géré dans le cadre de la loi du Texas et des exigences de tous ses organismes d'accréditation. Partenaire de la Mission laïque française depuis 1978, l'établissement est gouverné par un conseil d'administration qui délègue son autorité à un directeur d'établissement. 

Awty International school présente un double cursus diplômant : l'un menant au Baccalauréat français, l'autre au Baccalauréat international. Les parcours scolaires sont, dans la mesure du possible, harmonisés entre les deux programmes. Le-la proviseur-e titulaire du ministère de l'Education nationale a en charge la mise en œuvre effective des programmes français. Le-la proviseur-e devra impérativement maîtriser l'anglais, et travailler en lien direct avec le directeur de l'établissement avec qui il doit nouer, en qualité d'adjoint, une relation de confiance et de conseil pour répondre aux enjeux de l'établissement.

L'établissement scolarise 1692 élèves dont 583 de la maternelle à la Terminale, sur programme français homologué par le ministère de l'Education nationale.

Profil recherché

Merci de prendre connaissance du profil de poste complet rédigé par l'établissement recruteur (document PDF en téléchargement).

https://recrutement.mlfmonde.org/espace-candidats-identifier.php?id_origine=0&id_offre=1141

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.

Apply online at http://goo.gl/ytaACN 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.

    • Half day pays $40.00
    • Full day pays $80.00

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.

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.