Career Opportunities

Our nationally-recognized faculty members are extremely knowledgeable in their academic disciplines and devoted to the art of teaching. More than teachers, faculty members are connected to all aspects of student life. They coach, mentor, advise, and sponsor. Many of the faculty hold advanced degrees.
Excellent educators from throughout the United States and with diverse backgrounds, our faculty connect classroom ideas with real-world experiences. Through a professional development program, faculty continue to grow in their insight and knowledge, benefiting all students and modeling active lifelong learning. Whether through experiential instruction, one-on-one tutoring or hands-on laboratory experimentation, Vanguard teachers combine the best of established methodologies with instructional innovation and creativity to seek the most effective ways to work with their students.


Salaries for teachers at Vanguard are competitive within NAIS. Vanguard is committed to remaining competitive with national and regional faculty salaries.  All teachers are expected to teach at least five classes and do two extra activities. Merit pay increases are determined by the Head of School and are incorporated into the yearly salary increase.
Beyond the salary stated above, full-time teachers and staff receive a complete benefits package. This includes a retirement plan, a health insurance program, life insurance.

Professional Development

Each year the school sets aside funds for faculty development. Faculty and staff attend conferences, seminars or visit places of educational interest using these funds.

Why make Vanguard a career choice as an educator?

  • Flexibility and freedom in the classroom (curriculum). 
  • Input integrated into school initiatives. 
  • Family and supportive work environment. 
  • Community connection with school staff, students, and parents. 
  •  Being a part of the top college preparatory school in Central Texas. 
  •  Competitive salary with NAIS standards. 

To apply for a position - Apply online below. 
Vanguard is currently looking for substitutes.  

Vanguard is accepting applications for Faculty Positions in all content areas and coaching opportunities for 2020-21/22. 


To Apply 

Complete and submit the following to Flip Alexander, Assistant Head of School – Internal Operations 

  • VCPS Application: 
  • Resume
  •  Letter of Interest for the position (can be emailed message to Flip Alexander) 
  • Letter of Reference 

Vanguard is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to treat all employees and applicants fairly and equitably and in doing so, comply with all applicable federal and state laws relative to employment.

 You can also use the form below to apply online.

Vanguard Employment Applications


Ex- Teacher, Office, Sub, Coach



Please include Start Date, End Date, Date of Graduation, Degree, Semester Units and Major

References (List two professional and one personal reference with knowledge of your work experience and/or education.



I authorize a thorough investigation of my prior employment, educational background, and criminal record. I understand that employment is conditional based on investigation and drug testing results. I certify that statements made on the application, on a resume, attachments hereto, or other supplementary materials provided by me are full and complete statements of the fact. I understand that false, misleading or omitted information can result in refusal of employment or termination in cases where erroneous information is discovered after employment has begun. I understand that completion of this application does not promise employment; however, if I am offered employment and accept, I will provide documentation of professional credentials and this employment application form becomes part of the terms and conditions of employment.

To apply for a Vanguard School position, complete and submit this VCPS application (, resume, letter of interest for the position (can be emailed message), and letter of reference to Flip Alexander, Assistant Head of School – Internal Operations (