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

Executive Administrative Assistant to the Proviseure

The Awty International School has an immediate opening for an Executive Administrative Assistant to the Proviseure (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.

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 de la proviseure et de l'adjointe à la proviseure 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 Christine Chourré at cChourre@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.

Secondary Teacher, History and IB Economics/Psychology

The Awty International School is seeking for the 2018-2019 school year a Secondary School History and IB Economics/Psychology Teacher to teach Upper School students.

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 or a Master's Degree in History and or Social Science Composite
  • Upper School teaching experience
  • Familiarity or experience with the IB Diploma Program

The History and Economics Teaching Position Expectations

  • Be a team player
  • Have some knowledge of the IB Program
  • Prepare IB style exams, appropriate homework, quizzes, and essay assignments
  • Teach multiple preparations
  • Maintain a student-centered classroom
  • Supervise IB Extended Essays in History and Economics
  • Work collaboratively within the Social Science Department
  • Focus on activities that develop understanding of and appreciation for the research and writing process
  • Communicate in a timely and appropriate manner with parents
  • Communicate in a timely and appropriate manner with Department chair
  • 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 Monica Everett, Social Science Department Chair, at meverett@awty.org.

Lower School English Homeroom Teacher (Full Time) - Grade: 2, 3, 4, or 5 (Tentative)

The Awty International School tentatively seeks a Lower School English Homeroom Teacher for the 2018-2019 school year.

TENTATIVE POSITION: Lower School ENGLISH Homeroom Teacher (Full Time) – Grade: 2, 3, 4, or 5

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

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, French, English)

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 multiple subjects (math, reading, writing, science and social studies) in the target language (English, Spanish, French), 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:

Submit your application online by clicking here. 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.

Lower School Spanish L2 (Language) Teacher (Full Time) - Multiple Grades : 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 (Tentative)

The Awty International School tentatively seeks a Lower School Spanish L2 Language Teacher for the 2018-2019 school year.

TENTATIVE POSITION: Lower School SPANISH L2 (language) Teacher (Full Time) Multiple Grades: 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

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, French, English)

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, Spanish, French), 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:

Submit your application online by clicking here. 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.

Lower School Spanish Immersion Homeroom Teacher (Full Time) - Grade 2

The Awty International School seeks a Lower School Spanish Immersion Homeroom Teacher for the 2018-2019 school year.

POSITION: Lower School SPANISH Immersion Homeroom Teacher (Full Time) Grade: 2

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

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, French, English)

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 multiple subjects (math, reading, writing, science and social studies) in the target language (English, Spanish, French), 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:

Submit your application online by clicking here. 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.

Arabic Teacher (Full-Time)

The Awty International School seeks for the 2018-2019 school year a full-time secondary Arabic Language Teacher 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 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.

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.