Employment Opportunities

English Teacher

Cistercian is seeking a dynamic, energetic, and experienced teacher with the ability to inspire and motivate both students and colleagues while working to fulfill Cistercian’s vision for its English program.  Ideally, this individual will teach both a Middle and an Upper School English course.  A strong candidate will be someone who connects well with talented and gifted students while demonstrating his/her own desire for excellence and passion for continued learning.  Of particular importance is a passion for guiding students not just in the analysis of literary themes, but in improving written and oral communication skills.

Responsibilities as a Teacher:

  • Design and teach two courses in English within the School’s curriculum with the possibility of offering enrichment electives. Balanced instruction includes grammar, composition, and literature.
  • Evaluate and grade students' daily class work and homework.
  • Compose, administer, and grade student examinations.
  • Perform appropriately frequent and accurate assessments of students’ progress.
  • Communicate effectively and punctually with administrators, colleagues, students, and parents.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the academic field and within language arts education by reading professional literature, talking with colleagues, and/or participating in appropriate professional development activities, etc.
  • Provide curricular and extracurricular support for student activities related to language arts pursuits including literary contests, student publications, and student participation in literary conferences.
  • Participate in campus and community events.

Skills and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree or beyond in teaching field preferred.
  • At least 5 years teaching experience preferred.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Commensurate with experience and education level.

English Teacher Job Description

Faculty Application PDF

Cistercian Preparatory School seeks a faculty and staff that understand and embrace its mission. 

Teachers at Cistercian are passionate about learning and passionate about teaching. All faculty members are expected to earn at least a Master's in their field and should be ready to teach in both the Middle and Upper Schools.

Specific openings are posted on this page as they become available. Even if there are no openings available, you may send us a copy of your resume along with our employment application: 

Staff Application PDF

Faculty Application PDF

Please address all inquiries to: 

  • Lisa Richard, Assistant to the Headmaster
  • lrichard@cistercian.org
  • Cistercian Preparatory School
  • 3660 Cistercian Road
  • Irving, Texas 75039-4599

Cistercian Preparatory School is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications for the specific job without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, veteran status, or mental or physical disabilities.