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 - High School Social Studies and/or Language Arts Teacher
    Island: Maui Applications Deadline: Until filled
    High School Social Studies and/or Language Arts Teacher
    Seeking a high school social studies and/or language arts teacher for project based STEM oriented high school.  The position involves teaching integrated classes that combine both subjects.
    Desired candidate will have these qualifications:
    • Experience teaching social studies and/or language arts.  Interest in both subjects.
    • Interest in project based learning and/or stem education.
    • Committed to pursue certification or already highly qualified in at least one of the two subject areas.
    • Interest in being part of an innovative charter school team, with high performing students.
    We may be willing to consider ½ time position for the right candidate.
    Compensation.  Per HSTA contract
    Email Richard Hogeboom, PhD, at:    (No calls please.)
    Kihei Charter School, Kihei, Maui.
    Qualified candidates will receive a quick response. 

  • Waimea Middle School - Multiple Positions
    Island: Hawaii Application Deadline: Until filled
    Waimea Middle School is recruiting the following positions for the 2015-16 SY: 
    • Substitute Teachers, Aides, Support Staff, Bus Drivers, Custodian, Meal Tracker Clerk - vacancy announcement
    To apply, go to the school website and see the specific Vacancy Announcement for the position you are interested and you will see instructions on how to submit an application.  Different positions have different application procedures.  
    • Contact:
    • Phone: (808) 887-6090 Ext. 222

  • Kua o ka La Public Charter School - Office Assist V
    Island: Hawaii Application Deadline: Until filled
    Maintains office services by organizing office operations and procedures; coordinating correspondence; designing filing systems; reviewing and approving supply requisitions.  Maintains office efficiency by planning and implementing office systems, layouts and equipment procurements. Maintains office policies by establishing standards and procedures; measuring results against standards; communicate suggestions to administrative team to make adjustments.  Assist with coordination of operational items with support service employees and department heads; following up on work results and project status/completion.  Keeps management informed by reviewing and analyzing special reports; summarizing information; identifying trends.  Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
    General Office Coordinator
    Specific to employee 
    • General office duties; file, faxing, phones
    • Communication
      • First on phones, transfer in-coming calls to appropriate department, follow up with undesignated inquiries
      • Communication Liaison between school and ohana, community and vendors
      • Manage schools general email address correspondence
    • Scheduling
      • Management of Administrative Team Calendar
      • Assist with coordination of facilities calendar
    • Inventory
      • Purchase Order cross check with stock inventory
      • Submit Purchase Order(s) for depleted supplies and restock
      • Inventory status log management
    • Main Office assistance
      • Assist with First Aid
      • Assist with T-shirt issuance and compliance
      • Assist with student monitoring
      • Assist with attendance tracking
      • Collect and log fees received
      • Assist with Bank Deposits
    Team: assistance with all items listed are expected of the entire office staff
    • Assist with distributing and receiving forms, initiating process of applying/exiting students and corresponding with appropriate Registrar.
    • Assist with NSLP program
    • Assist with SY orientation where needed
    • T-shirt inventory and delivery to students and staff
    • Assist with greeting, checking in/out of vendors and visitors
    • Assist with student and staff needs where office can provide service
    • General Housekeeping of office area
    • Assist Facilities Coordinator with administrative support
    Back Up Support
    Student attendance entry
    Breakfast & Lunch Monitor
    All information can be submitted via email at or fax Attention: Karina Leasure-Espinoza #808-965-9618. 

  • Ke Kula ʻo Samuel M. Kamakau, LPCS - Payroll Clerk
    Island: Oahu Application Deadline: Until filled
    Payroll Clerk – Kaneohe-based Hawaiian Immersion Public Charter School: Prepare and maintain all employment records and forms; prepare Ceridian payroll twice a month. Answer phone & answer inquiries about routine school activities; assist with attendance records, process student fees, prepare and make bank deposits. Required: Payroll experience; 5 years experience or associateʻs degree in business or related. Knowledge & experience in computer-based databases, payroll & communication tools. Converse in Hawaiian Language or actively participate in Hawaiian language class. 
    How to Apply:
    E-mail resume and a letter of interest to

  • Ka ʻUmeke Kāʻeo Public Charter School-Multiple Positions
    Island: Hawaii Application Deadline: Open until filled
    Ke ʻimi ʻia nei he limahana e komo pū mai ma ka hana Ka ʻUmeke Kāʻeo no kēia kūlana i hoʻolaha ʻia iho nei.
    E nānā i ka hoʻolaha i pākuʻi ʻia, inā hoihoi kekahi a i ʻole kamaʻāina ʻoe i kekahi i ke noi kūlana, e leka uila mai (, e kelepaʻi mai (808) 933-0975 a i ʻole e lawelima iaʻu ka leka hoihoi, ka moʻomōʻali hana a me ʻelua (2) leka kākoʻo.
    We are looking for employees to join us at Ka ʻUmeke Kāʻeo in the following positions.
    Please view the job announcements, if anyone is interested in applying or you know someone who is interested in applying, please email, fax (808) 933-0975 or hand deliver the following documents: 
    1) letter of interest, 
    2) resume; and 
    3) two (2) letters of support. 

  • Hawaii Technology Academy-Educational Technology/Literacy Specialist
    Island: Oahu Application Deadline: Open until filled
    Hawaii Technology Academy, a public charter school, seeks candidates for the position of Educational Technology/Literacy Specialist  for the second semester of the 2015-2016 school year.  In our blended learning environment the Ed Tech/Literacy Specialist serves as a member of the Instructional Support Team, working directly with students and teachers to improve upon the use of technology and data in instructional design and student support.  Furthermore, this position supports the Oahu based Middle School Team with literacy instruction and evaluation across all four core content areas.  Although the position is based at the Oahu Learning Center, it is expected that the Ed Tech/Literacy Specialist will be in frequent contact with the Neighbor Island Division Leaders to support their instructional design process.  This position reports to the Director of Pedagogical Practice and is a long term substitute position commencing on or around January 11, 2016 and ending on May 31, 2016.  The selected candidate for this position would eligible to apply for any other position for which he/she is qualified for the 2016-2017 school year.  
    Duties of this position include but are not limited to:
    • Work with Director of Pedagogical Practice on integration of CCSS into individual course planning
    • Coach teachers in instructional strategies for both online synchronous and face-to-face instruction
    • Work with the Instructional Support Team to streamline and ensure thorough and thoughtful deployment of HTA’s Response to Intervention system
    • Collect, organize and analyze student learning data
    • Plan, teach, assess literacy across the curriculum in the Middle School Division
    • Provide literacy intervention for targeted student support
    The ideal candidate will posses:
    • A minimum of five years of experience teaching at the K-12 level
    • Experience writing, organizing or building curriculum
    • Experience with blended or online learning platforms/pedagogy and educational technology
    • Experience leading a team of teachers, colleagues or administrators through a school improvement process
    • Competency in the use of all Google Apps for Education
    • Familiarity with the use of: Chromebooks, Windows and Mac OS, projectors, Chromecast, Smartboards, Promethean boards
    • Teaching experience with ELA Common Core State Standards- with a focus on writing
    • Response To Intervention experience including work with students, parents and teachers

    Interested candidates should apply here .

  • Hālau Kū Māna Public Charter School - School Counselor
    Island: Oahu Application Deadline: Open until filled
    Hālau Kū Māna Public Charter School is looking for an innovative, results-oriented and proven educator to join our dynamic team to advance the school into the next era of Indigenous education.

    The School Counselor will be responsible for providing academic, personal and social guidance and support for all students of the hālau. As a member of the school resource team, the School Counselor utilizes research-based, best and promising practices that are consistent with the school vision and mission to provide guidance and support that is solution-focused and problem solving in nature.
    The ideal candidate must be licensed in the state of Hawaiʻi, have a minimum of 5 years experience in School Counseling. Additionally, Hawaiian language and culture proficiency is desired.
    Visit for a detailed job description.

    This position will commence on ASAP.

    All interested applicants should submit a resume along with a cover letter to:
    Hālau Kū Māna Public Charter School
    2101 Makiki Heights Drive
    Honolulu, HI 96822
    Attn: Poʻo Kumu
    PDF copies may also be sent to .

  • Kamaile Academy
    Island: Oahu Application Deadline: Open until filled
    Kamaile Academy has an immediate vacancy for the following position
    Special Education Part-Time Teacher (SpEd PTT)

    The Part-Time Teacher provides direct instructional services to a class/individual students to achieve the objectives established for the programs designed to be appropriately operated with temporary and part-time staffing. Services include lesson planning, evaluation/grades, maintaining records, and overall classroom management.

    Salary: Class A: $22.43/ hour (BA or BS required)

    Application Instructions: Submit resumes to in either 'pdf' or 'doc' format; or mail to or drop off at 85-180 Ala Akau St. Waianae, Hi 96792.
    Kamaile Academy is also looking to hire for the following positions for the 2015-2016 school year:
    • Special Education Teacher - see here for a description of this positio n
    • Elementary Teacher - see here for a description of this position
    • Math/Science Teacher & Coach - see here for a description of this position
    • Language Arts/History Coach - 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.

    Please send resumes to

  • Ke Kula ‘o Samuel M. Kamakau Laboratory Public Charter School - Multiple Positions
    Island: Oahu Application deadline: Until filled
    Ke Kula ‘o Samuel M. Kamakau Laboratory Public Charter School is a family-based, Hawaiian language medium school offering a comprehensive multi-level (PK through Secondary) educational program. As an indigenous language laboratory school program, Ke Kula ‘o Kamakau is committed to the ongoing development of Hawaiian language education through research, teacher training, and resource development.
    Kamakau seeks the following positions for the 2015-2016 School Year:
    • Elementary Teachers (FT, Hawaiian speaking only)
    • Secondary Teachers (FT, Hawaiian speaking only)
    • Educational Assistants, all levels (FT, Hawaiian speaking only)
    • IT Coordinator (Part Time)
    Qualifications for Instructional Staff:
    Fluent in the Hawaiian language, Bachelor’s Degree and relevant experience
    Qualifications for the IT Coordinator:
    Fluent in the Hawaiian language or willing to learn, Bachelor’s Degree and relevant experience
    How to Apply:
    E-mail resume and a letter of interest to