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.

  • 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.

Employment Opportunities

English Teacher

The Awty International School is seeking for the 2018-2019 school year a Secondary School English Teacher to teach Middle and Upper School in both its French and International Programs.

CLICK HERE to apply online.

We are looking for an experienced, talented, and enthusiastic teacher to join our team and interact with students in a creative manner. The successful candidate should demonstrate a commitment to and experience in teaching in a diverse, multicultural environment. We want individuals who can promote academic rigor and success for all our students.

Minimum Requirements:
  • B.A. or equivalent
  • Middle and Upper School teaching experience

An ideal candidate:

  • Experience in teaching an advanced English curriculum to students for whom English is not necessarily their first language.
  • At least three years’ experience teaching English strongly preferred
  • Experience in teaching the OIB program in the French system and a command of French.
  • Has a second language, ideally French or Spanish

The English Teaching Position Expectations
  • Be a team player
  • Have some knowledge of the French National Curriculum
  • Prepare IB style exams, appropriate homework, quizzes, and essay assignments
  • Teach multiple preparations
  • Maintain a student-centered classroom
  • Supervise IB Extended Essays in English
  • Work collaboratively within the English Department and the French Program
  • Focus on activities that develop understanding of and appreciation for the writing process
  • Communicate in a timely and appropriate manner with parents
  • Employ appropriate technology in the classroom
  • Contribute to curricular and school reviews
  • Actively participate in school activities
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 inquires to Jan Castleberry, English Department Chair, at jcastleberry@awty.org, or to the Proviseure at cchourre@awty.org.

PT German Teacher

The Awty International School seeks a Part-Time Secondary School German Teacher in Middle, Upper School and its IB program for the 2018-2019 school year.

The ideal candidate should demonstrate a commitment to and experience teaching in a diverse, multicultural environment. Should have excellent listening skills and be a team player.

CLICK HERE to apply online.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or its foreign equivalent.
  • Native or near-native ability in Modern Standard German.
  • Competency in written and spoken English.
  • Experience teaching students from a variety of languages, cultures, and countries.
  • Knowledge of the modern methodologies of reaching foreign languages.

Ideal Candidate:

  • At least three years’ experience teaching German in Secondary.
  • Experience in teaching IB German B.
  • Sound knowledge of interactive methodologies and the use of interactive white boards.
  • Excellent teaching skills aimed at both native and non-native speakers.
  • International school experience preferred.
  • Ability to deliver instruction across levels of student competency.

Direct inquires to the Javi Marin at 713-328-5855.

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.

PT Arabic Teacher

The Awty International School seeks for the 2018-2019 school year a part-time secondary Arabic Language Teacher (possibly full-time) to teach in its Middle (International and French Programs) and Upper School Pre-IB.

The ideal candidate should demonstrate a commitment to and experience teaching in a diverse, multicultural environment. She or he should have excellent listening skills and be a team player.

CLICK HERE to apply online.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in teaching foreign language or a related field.
  • Teaching experience in Arabic classes for non-native speakers at Middle and Upper School levels
  • Native or near-native ability in Modern Standard Arabic
  • Competency in written and spoken English.
  • Experience teaching students from a variety of languages, cultures and countries
  • Knowledge of the modern methodologies of teaching foreign languages

Ideal Candidate:

  • At least three years’ experience teaching Arabic
  • Knowledge of colloquial Arabic and regional variants (e.g., Lebanon, Jordan and Syria)
  • Sound knowledge of interactive methodologies and the use of interactive white boards
  • Excellent teaching skills aimed at non-native speakers
  • Ability to work collaboratively within the language department
  • International school experience preferred
  • Experience working with secondary level students
  • Ability to deliver instruction across levels of student competency

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

Direct inquires to Javi Marin at 713-328-5855.

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 Teacher, Biology Environmental Systems and Societies

The Awty International School seeks for an immediate opening an Upper School Science Teacher to teach Biology and Environmental Systems and Societies for the 2018-2019 school year. The school is looking for an experienced hands-on teacher who interacts with students in a creative manner and can take complex concepts to a level the students will comprehend. The ideal candidate should demonstrate a commitment to teaching in a diverse, multicultural environment.

CLICK HERE to apply online.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BA or equivalent in a science field, preferably with some biology in the degree
Ideal Candidate:
  • At least 3 years teaching experience in 6-12 grades.
  • A Master’s Degree with a concentration in Science
  • IB Environmental systems and societies experience
  • Ability to work collaboratively within the Science Department
  • Bilingual, preferably in English and French or English and Spanish
  • Able to reach students through diverse teaching methods
  • Comfortable doing design labs
  • Has experience with and is committed to a rigorous academic program
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, a dental plan, retirement contributions, disability and life insurance.

Direct inquiries to Olivier Logette at ologette@awty.org.

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.

Dean of Faculty - Secondary

The Dean of Faculty leads, supervises, supports and coordinates the faculty in the two secondary divisions (Middle and Upper Schools).

CLICK HERE to apply online.

He/she will:
  • Support the values of the school
  • Work collaboratively with the Proviseure who holds sole authority over the content of the French National program
  • Work with Heads of Departments in hiring, professional growth strategies, logistical support, pedagogical support, and in rare cases, discipline of secondary faculty
  • Continue, in perpetuity, to support, harmonize and link our two academic programs, one leading to the French Baccalaureat and one to the International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Be the primary resource for parents, including with proactive communication, regarding the academic program in secondary, and in response to concerns that move beyond the HOD level
  • Work collaboratively in all areas of overlap with the Heads of the Middle School and Upper School, who carry responsibility for students in those divisions, as well as other program leaders (athletic director, director of college counseling, director of counseling, director of experiential education, etc.).
  • Supervise the HODs, Secondary Curriculum Coordinator, Deputy Dean of Faculty, and IB Coordinator
  • Lead the Secondary in all aspects of teaching and learning, including for 21st century skills.
  • Have ultimate responsibility for the secondary class schedule.
Requirements:
  • BA
  • Significant demonstrated experience in faculty supervision, support and leadership
  • Real respect for teachers and joy in working with them
  • Diplomacy and clarity, the ability to work collaboratively at all times and be decisive, as appropriate, in a complex, diverse, international community
  • Strong and successful prior teaching experience
The ideal candidate will:
  • Have an advanced degree
  • Have a second language – ideally French or Spanish
  • Have knowledge of both the French National curriculum and the IB curriculum
  • Have experience leading faculty in an international school
  • Believe in and be committed to bilingual immersion education
This full time administrative position reports to the Head of School, is coordinated by the Chief Academic Officer, and works in collaboration with the Division Heads (ELC, LS, MS, US). The Dean of Faculty is a member of the senior administrative team.

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.

Director of Experiential Education - Secondary

The Awty International School has an immediate opening for a Director of Experiential Education Programs. 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.

This will be a half time administration, half time teaching position in the secondary school, grades six through twelve with duties commencing ideally on July 1, 2018. The primary focus will be to work with the community to define a vision, mission and purpose of experiential education at Awty. The Director of Experiential Education will lead the current programs and facilitate new plans which will emerge from the program’s inspiring new vision.

CLICK HERE to apply online.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA or equivalent in a core academic discipline
  • Demonstrated experience with commendations as a secondary school teacher
  • Experience in one or more facet of experiential education

Ideal Candidate:

  • Advanced degree
  • Experience with service learning and participation in community service programs
  • Demonstrated experience developing and coordinating experiential education programs
  • Experience with organizing and leading school trips
  • Familiarity with the IB and specifically CAS diploma requirements
  • Familiarity with French stage program (student internships)
  • Has an additional language – preferably Spanish or French

Position Details:

  • Collaborate and meet regularly with Division Heads
  • Liaise with curriculum leaders in both the French Program and the International Program
  • Attend a variety of school events
  • Supervise coordinator of community service
  • Oversee student internship program and CAS program
  • As Director of Experiential Education, report to Head of Middle 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 to Tom Beuscher, Head of Middle School, at tbeuscher@awty.org or at 713-328-5812

Secondary School Counselor

The Awty International School has an immediate opening for a Secondary School Counselor (social/emotional) for grades six through twelve. 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.

This is a full-time position with principal duties and responsibilities in the secondary school with duties commencing ideally on July 1, 2018. The counselor’s primary responsibilities will be for International Program students; however, she/he will work regularly and collaborate with the French Program counselor for the sake of students in both programs. Candidates may be considered for Director of Counseling role, which involves leadership and management of the social/emotional counseling department school wide, PK - 12.

CLICK HERE to apply online.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA or equivalent in counseling field, preferably psychology
  • Demonstrated experience with commendations as a secondary school counselor

Ideal Candidate

  • Advanced degree with certification as a counselor (LPC)
  • Experience with developing and coordinating a school social education program
  • Social program teaching experience
  • Familiarity with diagnostic educational testing
  • Ability to coordinate support for variety of learning needs
  • Has an additional language – preferably Spanish or French

Position Details

  • Collaborate and meet regularly with Division Heads
  • Liaise with Primary School and French Program Counselors
  • Attend a variety of school events
  • Participate in annual Fall Trips overnight
  • As Director of Counseling, report to Head of Middle 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 to Tom Beuscher, Head of Middle School, at tbeuscher@awty.org or at 713-328-5812.

Chief Academic Officer

The Awty International School, the largest international school in the US, located in diverse and fascinating Houston, seeks a Chief Academic Officer for 2018-2019. This is a newly created position at the School.

CLICK HERE to apply online.

As a member of the Senior Administrative Team, the Chief Academic Officer will:

    • Demonstrate commitment to the values of the School.
    • Identify, support and enhance the distinctive spirit of the Awty International School as it is implemented in teaching and learning.
    • Lead the School in identifying, supporting, and enhancing excellence in teaching and learning, within a context of respect for a diversity of teaching and learning styles, incorporating best practices, current research and data analysis as appropriate.
    • Lead the school in developing program that equips students for their futures, integrating innovation and technology.
    • Continue, in perpetuity, to support, harmonize and link our two academic programs, one leading to the French Baccalaureat and the other to the International Baccalaureate Diploma, in harmony with our One School approach.
    • To lead the school and coordinate efforts to move from our present state of superior language instruction to our goal of language immersion, with an eventual outcome of 70% of graduates earning a bilingual diploma.
    • Coordinate with the Proviseure who is the sole authority on the French National curriculum.
    • To coordinate and link the work of the divisional instructional leaders – Head of the Early Learning Campus, Head of Lower School, and Dean of Faculty for Secondary – to preserve what is special about Awty and to ensure continuity and quality of academic experience for all of our students.
    • Work collaboratively in all areas of overlap with the Head of the Middle School and Upper School, who carry responsibility for students in those divisions, as well as other program leaders as appropriate.
    • Coordinate, as appropriate, with the curriculum coordinators for Primary and Secondary.
    • Coordinate school wide faculty professional development.
    • Support and coordinate the work of the instructional leaders in onboarding and supporting new faculty.

This position supervises: The Director of Educational Technology, the Director of Languages, and the STEAM coordinator.

Qualifications for this position are:

Required:

    • Significant demonstrated prior academic leadership experience
    • Minimum of BA
    • Diplomacy and clarity, the ability to work collaboratively at all times and be decisive, as appropriate, in a complex, diverse, international community.

The ideal candidate will have:

    • Experience working in an international school
    • Second language skills or fluency – ideally, in French or Spanish
    • Knowledge of the French Ministry curriculum and the IB curriculum
    • Advanced degree in education
    • Experience leading a bilingual or language immersion educational program
    • Strong and successful prior teaching experience

This full time administrative position reports directly to the Head of School and is a member of the senior administrative team. Compensation is competitive as are benefits.

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 Teacher, Chemistry

The Awty International School seeks an Upper School Science Teacher to teach Chemistry for the 2018-2019 school year. The school is looking for an experienced hands-on teacher who interacts with students in a creative manner and can take complex concepts to a level the students will comprehend. The ideal candidate should demonstrate a commitment to teaching in a diverse, multicultural environment.

CLICK HERE to apply online.

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 3 years teaching experience in 6-12 grades.
  • BA or equivalent in a science field, preferably with some chemistry in the degree
Ideal Candidate:

  • A Master’s Degree with a concentration in Science
  • Ability to work collaboratively within the Science Department
  • Bilingual, preferably in English and French or English and Spanish
  • Able to reach students through diverse teaching methods
  • Comfortable doing design labs
  • Has experience with and is committed to a rigorous academic program
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, a dental plan, retirement contributions, disability and life insurance.

Direct inquiries to Olivier Logette.

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.

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.