Employment Opportunities

Kindergarten Teacher: 

A small private college preparatory school, within walking distance of the University of Texas, is seeking a Kindergarten teacher candidate for the 2023-2024 school year with an early childhood degree who can also foster and facilitate the intellectual and social development of their students. Must teach with patience and creativity in a nurturing manner. A Bachelor’s Degree is required and a Master’s Degree is an asset. At least one-year of experience teaching kindergarten classes required. Certification is a plus.

Position is full-time and salary is commensurate with experience.

Full-time Staff Assistant:

Full-time Staff Assistant position currently available at a small private school within walking distance of the University of Texas at Austin. Duties include assisting Executive Director and staff, covering classes when needed and fulfillment of administrative functions such as scheduling meetings, retrieving school data, drafting documents, etc. Front desk skills needed would be typing, knowledge of Excel, handling phone calls, and possessing excellent interpersonal skills to communicate with parents, students, and staff.

Must be first-aid and CPR-certified to assist with basic first-aid care. If not certified, training will be provided.

Middle School Program Lead (for the 2023-2024 school year):

The Middle School Program Lead will work with the Executive Director in carrying out Kirby Hall’s academic programs and in developing elective programs and student leadership activities. The Middle School Program Lead will understand and respond to the challenges presented by our middle school student population and provide proactive leadership in the development and delivery of programs and services to support the students’ academic achievement, personal and social development. The Middle School Program Lead will work cooperatively with the Executive Director, counselor, staff, students and parents towards a positive school climate.

Responsibilities: 
Work with a high level of independence and professional discretion under the general supervision of the Executive Director. The work is governed, controlled, and evaluated by practice and school policies and regulations.
• Explains the rules and policies of the school to the students.
• Promotes the school spirit and values.
• Supports the students to help them become responsible citizens.
• Encourages the students to take the lead and become more autonomous.
• Supports and helps organizing the Junior Honor Society.
• Organizes community service projects.
• Conducts individual follow up of the students.
• Works closely with the teachers, especially the homeroom teacher/advisor.
• Helps the students transitioning from 5th into middle school.
• Listens to the students sympathetically and works on solutions to student issues.
• Promotes restorative measures when dealing with punishments.
• Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
• Energetic and proactive
• Patient and diplomatic.
Bachelor’s degree in Education or equivalent
Salary is commensurate with level of education and experience.

Please check back as we will continue to post other new positions when they become available. 

COVID-19 considerations:

Please visit our  KHS School Safety Protocol.

To Apply

Please send resumes along with a cover letter, college transcripts, teaching certification, and a completed employee application form in PDF or Word format to Director Helen Roberts at [email protected] If you have any questions, please call Helen at (512)474-1770, ext. 0

If there are not positions available, you may still submit documentation and they will be placed on file for future openings.

Kirby Hall is committed to providing equal opportunity to all personnel actions and in the administration of all policies and programs.

Kirby Hall employs individuals without regard to race, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability as protected by federal, state, or local law.