Employment Opportunities 

The Lamplighter School has made a difference in the educational careers and lives of countless students.  Former parents and students remember fondly the teachers and staff who share enthusiasm, kindness, and knowledge with them. The influence of the Lamplighter experience does not end in fourth grade. It lasts a lifetime.

We invite you to click on any of the employment opportunities listed below to see a detailed job description.

Faculty Openings and Faculty Application

There are no faculty openings at this time.


Staff Openings and Staff Application

Director of Advancement

The Lamplighter School is seeking an experienced professional for the position of Director of Advancement.  Reporting to the Head of the School, the Director has primary responsibility for formulating and implementing strategic fundraising activities:  prospect identification and cultivation, major donor solicitation, annual fund and capital campaign oversight, alumni relations and planned giving. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential. The Director, representing the administration, also coordinates with the Parents’ Association volunteers in their fundraising activities.

A bachelor’s degree required.  MBA and/or specialization in nonprofit management preferred.  CFRE certification a plus. Seven to ten years of fundraising experience preferred.

View the full job description.

To apply, please submit a resume and the completed Staff Application to hr@thelamplighterschool.org.  No phone calls please. 


In compliance with federal and state laws, The Lamplighter School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran status, or the presence of a disability except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, financial aid program, athletic and other school-administered programs, or the employment of staff.
  • The Lamplighter School
  • 11611 Inwood Road
  • Dallas, Texas 75229
  • T: 214-369-9201
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