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Kūlana (Position): Mālama Kula (School Administrative Services Assistant III)
12-month position, HGEA Bargaining Unit 4 (SR-16)
School Year 2014-2015
Manages all financial aspects of the school and the school office including employees. Assist Poʻokumu by planning, organizing, coordinating directing and performing a
variety of administrative services and support functions. Carry out many duties including but not limited to fiscal accounting, supervisory, and office administration.
• B.A. in Business administration, accounting, finance, or other related field
• Four (4) or more years of experience in office administration and accounting
• Three (3) or more years of experience with federal educational grants
• Proficient in Quickbooks, Quicken or SAGE or other similar accounting software
• Basic knowledge of office software such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Fluent in Hawaiian Language
• Be able to meet charter school obligations i.e. CSRP deadlines, yearly audits etc.
• Background in financial analysis, forecasting and investment
Member of the Operational team, under the direct supervision of the Po‘okumu.
• Oversees office cash management, fiscal management and recording/reporting
• Process & input Accounts Receivable & Accounts Payable in Quickbooks
• Process purchase orders
• Process Payroll into Quickbooks
• Manage federal & private grant funds (applications & renewal)
• Manage budget and expenditure plan for the year
• Perform end of month reconciliation accounts
• Do all necessary application & reports for the start of year
• Open & Close out end of fiscal years
• Work with auditors for mandatory year-end audit
• Work with CPA on all financials
• Create and manage yearly budget for all teachers and grade levels
• Oversee all School Food Service functions, reporting, claiming and reimbursements
• Oversee contracts and financial transactions between the non-profit organization & Ka ʻUmeke Kāʻeo
• Perform financial analysis and planning, investment research and prospects for the future sustainability of the school
• End of the month financial reports for the Local School Board
• Amend the yearly school budget, as necessary
• All other accounting duties, as needed
• Supervise the office staff
• Carry out supervisory responsibilities including interviewing, recruiting, training, assisting and directing work
• Assist poʻokumu on office employee appraisals
• Provide counseling to employees under your direct supervision
• Address complaints and resolve problems
• All other supervisory duties, as needed
• Assist poʻokumu in all school related administration
• Manage day-to-day essential functions of the school
• Able to make judgment calls regarding essential school functions as necessary
• Implement and follow all board procedures
• Must be willing and able to acquire additional skills as needed
• Attend all necessary Charter School Commission Meetings
• Must be able to attend all Local School board meetings
• Must be able to attend all necessary trainings
• All other related duties as assigned
The Mālama kula is required to maintain a high level of confidentiality in regards to students, employees and ʻohana. The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this classification. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory, or all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this description. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Inā hoihoi kekahi e noi hana, e ho‘ouna mai i kāu leka hoihoi, ka palapala noi hana Ka ʻUmeke, ka mo‘omō‘ali hana a ‘elua (2) leka kāko‘o. ‘O ka lā palena pau ka lā 31
If you are interested in applying, send in your letter of interest, Ka ʻUmeke Job Application , resume, and two (2) letters of support. The deadline to apply is January 31, 2015.
Hiki ke leka uila mai You can email: HR@kaumeke.net
Kelepa‘i fax: (808) 933-0975
Leka mai mail: 1500 Kalaniana‘ole Ave., Hilo, HI 96720
Kelepona: (808) 961-0470 ext. 225
Hawaii Technology Academy, a public charter school, seeks candidates for the position of Middle School Humanities Educator (Oahu) for the remainder of the 2014-2015 school year.
Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in English, History or Education and a minimum of three years experience teaching a wide range of middle and/or upper school English, History or Humanities courses. Master’s degree in English, History, Education or Curriculum and Instruction and a Hawaii State Teacher’s license preferred but not mandatory.
Duties include but are not limited to: providing daily face-to-face and online instruction to students in a variety of English and Social Studies courses that includes 7th grade English and 8th grade American History; facilitating a virtual homeroom; holding tutoring sessions with individual students and small groups; organizing subject specific field trips and projects; researching and developing best practices in blended learning Humanities curricula for middle school students; and working collaboratively with Administration and the Middle School team.
Flexibility, creativity and innovation stand at the heart of HTA’s program so the ideal candidate will be versatile in terms of skill sets, pedagogical approach to teaching and learning and will preferably have experience in creating and delivering face-to-face and virtual courses.
Kona Pacific Public Charter School on Hawai‘i Island seeks an inspired educator to lead our maturing school. We are in our seventh school year, and have attained full size, with 240 students K-8, and a staff of 40. After growing 25% each year for five years, we are entering a period of strengthening stability, and we seek a colleague to lead us as we challenge ourselves to improve in all that we do for the children and community.
Our mission is to educate the whole child in order to cultivate in young people the skills, knowledge and values they need to reach their highest potential. Kona Pacific offers a
comprehensive education that weaves together three strands:
• A Common-Core aligned Waldorf curriculum taught by trained Waldorf teachers;
• An educational program that embraces the values inherent in the Hawaiian culture, with particular focus on environmental education and community sustainabiliy through understanding and respect for the people, land and sea of Hawai'i; and
• A curriculum rich in the life-sustaining practices of farming and gardening that are a vital part of Hawai‘i Island life.
Our Ideal Director
Well-qualified candidates will have extensive leadership experience, classroom teaching and public school experience, a graduate degree in education, expertise in Waldorf education, and a commitment to social justice and cultural and place-based education. If you are philosophically in alignment with our mission of providing a nurturing, life-changing education to our low income rural community, we encourage you to apply.
Our ideal director will have the following qualifications:
• Waldorf training or equivalent experience.
• Experience with agricultural ventures.
• Experience with cultural perpetuation programs.
• Successful leadership experience in the administration of an elementary school.
• Solid academic credentials, including an advanced degree.
Our ideal director will also have the following attributes:
• Enjoys working with an evolving vision toward community and global impact, while at the same time ensuring daily excellence on campus.
• Enjoys strengthening and stabilizing organizational systems.
• Understanding of, appreciation for, and commitment to our core values.
• Ability to recruit and support outstanding faculty.
• An open-minded, collaborative educational leader who is familiar with the latest research on effective educational practices and is eager to work with the faculty to develop and implement innovations in teaching and learning.
• Strong communication skills: a compelling speaker, writer, and listener who is able to tell the unique story of the school to a wide variety of audiences.
• Strong financial acumen and management skills.
• Willingness and ability to effectively lead school advancement efforts including fundraising, development, marketing, and community outreach.
• Ability to build relationships of trust with all stakeholders of the school including the board, faculty, staff, students, parents, alumni, donors, and community members.
• Experience with functioning successfully in diverse, multicultural environments and a genuine appreciation and respect for the diverse peoples of Hawai`i.
• Ability to strengthen the Waldorf and charter ties of the school on the local, national, and international levels; ability to develop a global outlook for the school.
Requires US citizenship, or valid work visa
Start Date July 1, 2015.
Compensation: Salary commensurate with educational background and relevant work experience. Generous state benefits, including health care, pension, and life insurance.
Contact: We appreciate receiving applications via email, though we will accept faxes at (808) 322-4906. Please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com . Please indicate your full name in the subject line of the email. You will be contacted by a member of the hiring committee if we are interested in pursuing your application.
More About Kona Pacific
Our school serves a diverse population that might not otherwise have access to a Waldorf educational program. Approximately 70% of our students are eligible for free/reduced cost meals, and 15% come from families where English is not the primary language. Each student at Kona Pacific is inspired to a high level of academic excellence, enthusiasm for learning, a healthy self-awareness, interest and concern for others, and respect for the natural world. Kona Pacific is located in Kealakekua, West Hawai‘i, ten miles south of Kailua-Kona. Our campus is situated on a 40 acre-property with beautiful forest areas featuring many native trees and plants, sacred Hawaiian sites, and a biodynamic farm (currently fallow). Our team includes 14 Waldorf-trained educators, a Director of Student Services, an Educational Program Director, and a full complement of office and support staff. The school is moving out of its pioneering phase and is developing organizational infrastructure, with maturing committee structure, and a growing library of best practice, policy, and procedure.