Working at Shelton

"Shelton's stellar reputation for education and excellent work environment inspired me to change my focus from adults to children."

Working at Shelton

Current Openings

Middle School: 6th - 8th (positions available)

  • MS Science
  • MS AP and English

Administration (position available)

Development Associate, 12-month, full-time
  • coordinate Annual Fund and Alumni Giving programs by developing plans and strategies for annual campaigns
  • recruit and manage volunteers
  • solicitation of and stewardship of donors
  • generate and distribute receipts, acknowledgement letters/cards and pledge reminders
  • track results of campaigns for analysis purposes
  • assist with database management
  • coordinate design and publication of printed and electronic materials, telemarketing efforts and solicitation packets
  • assist with posting of information to school website

Detail oriented, excellent Microsoft Office/Adobe In Design/Social Media/Fundraising database skills needed. Bachelor’s degree required with 2 – 5 years professional experience in educational or non-profit fundraising. Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills are essential. Some night and weekend work is required.

Athletics (positions available)

Part-time, stipend only, must be willing to drive 14 passenger bus (no CDL required):

  • Head Middle School Volleyball Coach
  • 7th Grade Volleyball Coach
  • 7th Grade Girls Basketball Coach

Upper School: 9th - 12th (positions available)

The following positions are full-time, 10-month starting August 2017:

  • Spanish Teacher Levels 1 -3
  • Social Studies Teacher
    (History World and U.S., Geography)
  • Math Teacher
    (Algebra I and 2, Geometry, Pre-Cal)
  • American Sign Language Teacher
    Levels 1 - 3

Substitute (positions available)

It helps us to know your preference of grade level(s) or subject(s). If you would like to work with us, please note the following:
  • All people who substitute for Shelton School must be on our master list of approved substitutes.
  • All people who wish to substitute at Shelton School must first submit a cover letter and resume to for review by the division heads and Human Resources Department.

Nursing (position available)

School Nurse, R.N.

  • 10-month
  • Full-time

Substitute Nurses
Shelton occasionally needs a substitute nurse. If you are a Registered Nurse and are interested, please submit your resumé and check our information on subbing at Shelton.

Scholars Program

no positions available at this time

Lower School: EC - 2nd

no positions available at this time

Upper Elementary: 3rd - 5th

no positions available at this time

Evaluation Center

no positions available at this time


no positions available at this time

Together, some 250 employees collaborate to make Shelton a national resource center in the field of learning differences. When we add to the team, we seek people who set a high standard of professional and personal excellence.

Shelton is a great place to work, with competitive benefits, the best of which is working at Shelton!

Over 150 teachers comprise the heart of Shelton's instructional community, contributing to the nurturing atmosphere at school. Some 43% have advanced degrees. They have an average of 14.2 years' teaching experience. While other staff members' jobs are outside the classroom, they are never far removed from interaction with students. Aides, therapists, diagnosticians and administrators alike are in place to support teachers as they deliver the finest educational programming possible.

Shelton is more than a school. We also have opportunities in our

  • Speech and Language Therapy
  • Evaluation Center
  • Teacher Training Department

To Apply

  • Resumé (no need to submit for multiple positions)
  • Cover Letter

We also occasionally accept interns at Shelton.

There are three ways to submit your information to our Human Resources Department:

  • Email (preferred method) - send cover letter and resumé as a Word or PDF attachment to
  • Fax - cover letter and resumé to 972.991.3977
  • Mail - cover letter and resumé to

Shelton School - Human Resources
15720 Hillcrest Road
Dallas, TX 75248-4161

We do not accept phone call inquiries about positions. Should we find that your qualifications meet the needs of a specific position, you will be notified for further followup. Please understand that we receive many resumés annually and we cannot interview every candidate.

Shelton School affirms equal employment opportunity and therefore does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability of an otherwise qualified individual, sexual orientation, membership or application for membership in a uniformed service, protected activity as defined by applicable law, or other category or characteristic protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance.