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
  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

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

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

  • Upper Elementary Teacher

Lower School: EC - 2nd (positions available)

The following positions are full-time:

  • Lower School Teacher (10-month, starting August 2018)
  • Administrative Assistant (12-month)

Development (position available)

Database Associate/Administrative Assistant

Shelton School seeks an experienced Database Associate/Administrative Assistant to join our team. The Database Associate/Administrative Assistant is an integral member of our team reporting directly to the Director of Development. This position will be responsible for all gift processing including entering, managing, and maintaining data in the Development Office database for all fundraising campaigns. Duties include daily data entry, preparation of fundraising materials, preparation of acknowledgement letters and receipts, preparing reports, special projects, monthly financial reconciliation with Business Office, and other additional administrative duties for the office.


  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Must have minimum 3 years administrative and database experience working in fundraising or related field. Working knowledge of SQL databases.
  • Excellent computer skills: Microsoft Office-Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google applications, Social Media, etc.
  • Familiar with GAAP reporting requirements for donations and pledges. Knowledge of non-profit accounting, tax and audit requirements a plus.

Submit resume to 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:

  • LPA/LSSP Psychologist, Master's degree required (contract/part-time)
  • Licensed Psychologist, Ph.D and Texas license required (contract/part-time)

Both positions are initially as a contract position but becoming at least a part-time position if both parties agree. Anticipated start date is as soon as possible. Please send your letter of interest and resume to:

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 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 and check our information on subbing at Shelton.

Middle School: 6th - 8th

no positions available at this time

Scholars Program

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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