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

To Apply

  • Resumé
    (no need to submit for multiple positions)
  • Cover Letter
  • Specify the position(s)

We also occasionally accept interns at Shelton.

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

  1. Email (preferred method) - send cover letter and resumé as a Word or PDF attachment to careers@shelton.org.
  2. Fax - cover letter and resumé to 972.426.6995
  3. 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.

Current Openings

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

The following positions are full-time, 10-month starting August 2018:

  • Spanish Teacher Levels 1 -3
  • American Sign Language Teacher
    Levels 1 - 3
  • Speech Teacher
  • Math Teacher
  • Social Studies Teacher
  • Chemistry/Physics Teacher

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

The following positions are full-time, 10-month starting August 2018:

  • Science Teacher

Upper Elementary: 3rd - 5th (positions available)

The following positions are full-time, 10-month starting August 2018:

  • Upper Elementary Teacher

Development (position available)

Donor Relations Database Associate

Shelton School seeks an experienced Donor Relations-Database Associate to join our team. The Donor Relations-Database Associate is an integral member of our team reporting directly to the Director of Development. This position will assist with various fundraising campaigns and be responsible for the daily management of the development department database system including data entry, donor solicitation and acknowledgement letters, and preparing reports.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and 3+ years administrative experience working in fundraising or related field. Working knowledge of SQL databases.
  • Knowledge of non-profit accounting, tax and audit requirements a plus.

Submit resume to careers@shelton.org. Please include position title in subject line. The entire job description is available upon request.

Evaluation Center (positions available)

The Evaluation Center is currently seeking qualified applicants for the following positions:

  • Psychometrist, Masters degree required (temporary/contract)
  • Psychologist, Ph.D required (temporary/contract)

Substitute Teacher (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 careers@shelton.org for review by the division heads and Human Resources Department.

Nursing (positions available)

Substitute Nurses

Shelton occasionally needs a substitute nurse. If you are a Registered Nurse and are interested, please submit your resume to careers@shelton.org and check our information on subbing at Shelton.

Lower School: EC - 2nd

no positions available at this time

Scholars Program

no positions available at this time

Technology

no positions available at this time

Testing

no positions available at this time

Administration

no positions available at this time

Athletics

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