How to Apply for a Job at a Public Charter School

As a courtesy, the SPCSC posts job listings on its website.

 

Each charter school does its own hiring. If you are interested in working at a charter school, please use the charter school directory or the information in the job listing here to contact the school directly.  You can find a complete list of Hawaii's charter schools including contact information in our school directory or a complete directory in PDF.  For information on teacher transfers between Hawaii Department of Education (DOE) schools and Hawaii charter schools, see this memo.

  • Kihei Charter School - Multiple Positions
    Island: Maui Application Deadline: Until filled
    Kihei Charter School, a K-12 public charter school, serving the island of Maui, seeks professional educators committed to working with students and constantly attempting to "raise the bar" on all aspects of a student's education.
    Currently the school is looking for the following:
    • High School Director
    • Math Instructor 9-12
    • SPED Instructor 9-12
    • Humanities 6-8
    • Elementary School 5th Grade​
    Please send resume and cover letter to Personnel@kcsohana.com

  • Hawaii Academy of Arts and Science Public Charter School- Teacher Assistants
    Island: Hawaii Island Application Deadline: May 27, 2015, or until filled
    Hawaii Academy of Arts and Science PCS seeks the following position for the 2015-2016 school year:

    Teacher Assistants
    Grades K-8

    Summary:  Provides assistance to teachers, counselors, and others by performing a variety of instruction-related and/or counseling or guidance support tasks; and performs other related duties as assigned including clerical tasks.  

    Qualifications:  Requires bachelor’s degree and relevant experience. 
    How to Apply :  E-mail resume and letter of interest to haaspcs@gmail.com .
     

  • Ka Waihona o ka Na’auao, Public Charter School - Request for Proposal (Vendor Services)
    Island: Oahu Proposal Deadline: May 28, 2015 at 3 p.m.
    Ka Waihona o ka Na’auao, Public Charter School is seeking bids for school vended services.  The Vendor Company would provide food services according to requirements of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Hawaii Child Nutrition Programs.
     
    To obtain a copy of the Request for Proposal, contact: Tany Nahulu at 808-620-9030 or tnahulu@kawaihonapcs.org
     
    Interested Food Vending Companies should submit their proposals to:
     
    Ka Waihona o ka Na’auao, Public Charter School
    89-195 Farrington Hwy
    Waianae, HI 96792
     
    Ka Waihona o ka Na’auao, Public Charter School reserves the right to reject any proposal that is not fully responsive to the Request for Proposals.
    All proposals must be submitted no later than 3:00pm on May 28, 2015 .  All proposals should be delivered in a sealed envelope and addressed to Ka Waihona o ka Na’auao, PCS and be clearly marked: Food Vending Proposal.

  • Hakipu'u Learning Center - Full Time Teacher/Advisor
    Island: Oahu Application Deadline: Until Filled

    Summary: Hakipu‘u Learning Center Public Charter school is a Hawaiian focus charter school that creates educational opportunities through a rigorous, student-centered, place and project-based learning approach. Students earn credits in core subjects through projects designed by both staff and students with focused coaching, guidance, and facilitation from our educational team.

     

    We are currently accepting applications for SY 2015-2016 for the following position:

     

    F/T Secondary Teacher/Advisor:

    For the HLC student-centered, place and project-base environment (HQ or in content area or approved program for licensure)

    Job descriptions and requirement upon request.

     

    Submit your resume to: hakipuu_hlc@yahoo.com , or fax: 808-235-9160, or mail to P.O. Box 1159, Kane`ohe, HI 96744; Phone: 808-235-9155


  • Hawaii Academy of Arts and Sciences Public Charter School - Dean of Students (K-12)
    Island: Hawaii Island Application Deadline: May 14, 2015, or until filled
    Hawaii Academy of Arts and Science PCS seeks the following position for the 2015-2016 school year:

    DEAN OF STUDENTS (K-12)
    Regular, Full Time, Classified, 12 month, Exempt from Civil Service

    Summary:
    The Dean of Students oversees management of the day to day operations of the school in accordance with Governing Board policies and administrative rules and regulations.  The Dean of Student Services ensures that all students are supervised in a safe learning environment; implements the discipline plan; and oversees student support staff, safety and security, athletics, field trips, van coordination and use of facilities.  This position is responsible for the following key areas:  Leadership, Administration Management, Student Management, Safety and Health, School Culture, Athletics Management, Human Resources Management, Professional Conduct, Communication, and Reporting and Board Relations.  
     
    Education, Experience and Qualifications:
    Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a related field (preferred).
    Minimum of two years of successful teaching, leadership, and/or school counseling experience in a school setting demonstrating use and implementation of successful student behavior management strategies.
    CPR & First Aid Certification.

    How to Apply:  E-mail resume and letter of interest to haaspcs@gmail.com .

  • University Laboratory School - Multiple Positions
    Island: Oahu
    The University Laboratory School seeks qualified candidates for the following:
    Teaching Positions:
    The University Laboratory School seeks qualified candidates for the following positions for the school year 2015-2016 to begin August 2015.
    • Mathematics – Middle and High School Mathematics Teacher
    • Orchestra – Middle and High School Teacher (80%)
    • English – Long Term Substitute Teacher for gr. 6 and 8 (Aug.–Dec. 2015)
     
    To apply, click here  for the full job advertisement.  Deadline to apply is Wednesday, May 13, 2015

    Athletic Director:
    Seeking qualified applicants for Athletic Director to assist with the planning and coordination of all athletic programs at the University Laboratory School (ULS).
     
    To apply, click here  for the full job advertisement.  Deadline to apply is Wednesday, May 27, 2015
     
     

  • Kona Pacific Public Charter School - Assistant Director
    Island: Hawaii Island

    Kona Pacific Public Charter School seeks an experienced educator to join our administration as assistant director. The assistant director, in close partnership with the school director, will provide daily leadership on campus, collaborating with the faculty and staff to ensure excellence in all aspects of school operations.

     

    Our School:

     

    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 sustainability 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 Assistant Director:

     

    Well-qualified candidates will have 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.

     

    Required Qualifications:

     

    • Administrative training or equivalent experience.

    • Solid academic credentials, including an advanced degree.

     

    Desired Qualifications:

     

    • Successful leadership experience in the administration of an elementary or middle school

    • 3 years or more experience in administration

    • 3 years or more experience in public education

    • Experience with agricultural ventures

    • Experience with cultural perpetuation programs

     

    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 do not call in regard to your application. Please send a cover letter and resume to hiring@kppcs.org . Please indicate "assistant director" 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 our Director, 14 Waldorf-trained educators, a Director of Student Services, 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 practices, policies, and procedures.

     

    P.O. Box 115, Kealakekua, HI 96750 • (808) 322-4900 • 322-4906

    fax • info@kppcs.org


  • Hālau Kū Māna Public Charter School - School-Based Academic Officer
    Island: Oahu Application Deadline: Priority given to applications received by Thursday, April 30, 2015
     
    School-Based Academic Officer:
     
    Hālau Kū Māna Public Charter School is looking for an innovative, results-oriented and proven leader that will work with an existing dynamic team to advance the school into the next era of Indigenous education.  As a leader within our school community, the School-Based Academic Officer will bring experience, expertise and leadership in order to refine, develop and implement a high quality, academically rigorous and standards aligned instructional program that is rooted in kuanaʻike Hawaiʻi.  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 7 years experience in classroom instruction, curriculum development and the implementation of instructional programs.  Additionally, the ideal candidate will be able to negotiate the inherent tensions of Indigenous education in manner that equally advances kuanaʻike Hawaiʻi and academic rigor without sacrifice to student success.
     
    Visit www.halaukumana.org for a detailed job description.
     
    All interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae or resume along with a cover letter to:
       
                Hālau Kū Māna Public Charter School
                2101 Makiki Heights Drive
                Honolulu, HI  96822
                Attn:  School Administrator
     
    PDF copies may also be sent to info@halaukumana.org .

  • Ke Kula Niihau o Kekaha - Multiple Positions
    Island: Kauai Application Deadline: Open until filled
    Ke Kula Niihau o Kekaha is hiring for the following positions for the 2015-2016 School Year:
     
    MATH TEACHER (GRADES 3-12):
     
    Qualifications:
    • Valid Hawaii Teaching License, HQT Preferred
    • Prior relevant teaching experience
    • Knowledge of Hawaii State Standards
     
    ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS TEACHER (GRADES 3-8):
     
    Qualifications:
    • Valid Hawaii Teaching License, HQT Preferred
    • Prior relevant teaching experience
    • Knowledge of Hawaii State Standards
     
    ACADEMIC COACH (GRADES K-12):
     
    Qualifications:
    • Valid Hawaii Teaching License, HQT Preferred
    • Prior relevant teaching experience
    • Knowledge of Hawaii State Standards
     
     
    How to apply: E-mail resume and letter of interest to tia.koerte@kekulaniihau.org

  • Kamaile Academy
    Island: Oahu Application Deadline: Open until filled
     
    Kamaile Academy has an immediate vacancy for the following position:
     
    • Special Education Teacher - see here for a description of this position
     
    Kamaile Academy is also looking to hire for the following positions for the 2015-2016 school year:
     
    • Elementary Teacher - see here for a description of this position
     
    Positions are located at Kamaile Academy (Waianae, Hawai’i), which is a Public Conversion Charter School that are included in Hawaiʻi State Teachers Association Bargaining Unit 05.
     
    External Applicants Submit Application Online here .

  • Hawaii Technology Academy (multiple positions)
    Hawaii Technology Academy is looking to expand their qualified teaching faculty on all islands, as well as their administrative staff for the 2015-2016 School Year.  For a description of these positions, please click here  and scroll down to the position(s) you are interested in.  For more information on Hawaii Technology Academy, please visit their website .
    College and Career Counselor (Oahu)
    Special Education Assistant (Oahu)
    High School Math Educator (Oahu and Neighbor Island)
    East Hawaii 9-12 Advisor (Hawaii Island)
     
    Interested candidates should complete our online application questionnaire and submit a resume & letter of interest detailing qualification here .

  • School for Examining Essential Questions of Sustainability (SEEQS) - multiple positions for 2015-2016 School Year
    Island: Oahu Application Deadline: Open
    SEEQS, the School for Examining Essential Questions of Sustainability, is hiring experienced middle school teachers in the areas of math, English Language Arts, History and Arts as well as an Academic Inclusion Specialist and a Counselor. Visit the  Work at SEEQS page for detailed information. We seek passionate, energetic individuals who love learning and who love collaborating to help others learn. As SEEQS is a young and growing school, all faculty members are key players in helping SEEQS carry out its mission and in setting the stage for future years. SEEQS faculty members are team players committed to making the SEEQS vision– the school culture, academic excellence, and interdisciplinary, community-based work– a reality.

    SEEQS is hiring the following positions for the 2015-2016 School Year:

    Middle School Math Teacher
    Middle School Social Studies/ History Teacher
    Part Time Visual or Performing Arts Teacher


    Visit the Work at SEEQS page and click on the position to see job description and instructions for applying.