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.

  • State Public Charter School Commission - Communications and Legislative Coordinator
    Island: Oahu Application Deadline: February 12, 2016 or until filled
    Position Overview
    The Hawaii State Public Charter School Commission seeks a Communications and Legislative Coordinator.  The Commission is a nine-member body appointed by the Hawaii Board of Education that is responsible for the authorizing and oversight of Hawaii’s public charter schools.  The Communications and Legislative Coordinator reports to the Executive Director and:
    • Works with Commission colleagues to determine and address communication system needs;
    • Serves as a liaison to charter schools, the state Legislature, Board of Education (BOE), Department of Education (DOE), other governmental agencies, new media, private entities, and the public, and fields inquiries from the same;
    • Manages, creates, and disseminates Commission updates and information concerning charter schools;
    • Receives and disseminates information, written and verbal, to and from charter schools, the DOE, the BOE, the state Legislature, and other state agencies and private entities;
    • Identifies and anticipates national and local issues and effectively and proactively develops and implements related communication and advocacy strategies;
    • Has overall responsibility for managing content of the Commission’s website;
    • Tracks legislation that is related to charter schools or may potentially impact charter schools, the Commission, or any other component of the charter school system and updates the Commission and charter schools;
    • Coordinates Commission legislative advocacy, attends hearings and other legislative meetings, and assists in the reviewing and drafting of legislation and preparation and delivery of testimony; and
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.                                                         
     
    Qualifications
    The candidate must hold a four-year undergraduate degree, preferably in communications, English, journalism, public relations, or a related field, or have equivalent employment experience. 
    The position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write reports, memoranda articles, news releases, website content and other documentation and correspondence; deal effectively with schools, policymakers, news media, and the general public.    
    The ideal candidate should possess at two years of professional work experience demonstrating the ability to write clearly and comprehensively such materials as reports, analyses, proposals, recommendations, and justifications for actions or articles suitable for publication; read and interpret complex written materials such as Federal and State laws, rules, regulations and/or program guidelines; express oneself orally in a clear and persuasive manner in various situations; and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. Familiarity with charter schooling, governmental and regulatory functions, and Hawaiian cultural awareness are strongly desirable.
    This is an exempt, excluded position.

    How to Apply

    Respond by e-mail with resume, cover letter, and professional references to:

     

    Thomas Hutton

    Executive Director

    State Public Charter School Commission

    1111 Bishop St., Ste. 516

    Honolulu, HI 96813

    Send e-mail to: Jannelle.Watson@spcsc.hawaii.gov

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • State Public Charter School Commission – Educational Specialist
    Application Deadline: February 1, 2016 or until filled
    Position Overview
    The Hawaii State Public Charter School Commission seeks an Education Specialist. The Commission is a nine-member body appointed by the Hawaii Board of Education that is responsible for the authorizing and oversight of Hawaii’s public charter schools. The Education Specialist reports to the Commission’s Academic Performance Manager and assists with academic monitoring and Title I compliance of charter schools under the state Charter Contract. Duties will be split evenly between the two areas of responsibility.
     
    Responsibilities include:
     
    • Monitoring and providing technical assistance on Title I implementation and compliance to charter schools that qualify for Title I funding;
    • Understanding the parameters of supplemental services provided by Title I;
    • Informing charter schools of changes in laws and requirements;
    • Serving as a liaison between state agencies, including the Hawaii Department of Education, and the Commission and the charter schools to support Title I schools;
    • Providing support to charter school initiatives as related to school Title I financial plans and system-wide initiatives;
    • Participating in comprehensive needs assessments, consolidated monitoring, and technical assistance to Title I schools; and
    • Participating in Title I Linker meetings and trainings for charter schools.
    • Performing academic monitoring functions for the Commission;
    • Conducting school visits and classroom observations; and
    • Working with school leadership teams as they set academic targets and collecting data to monitor progress toward implementation of plans and meeting student outcomes.
    Qualifications
    The ideal candidate will have experience in school administration and be well versed in school improvement, school turnaround principles, and education reform. Familiarity with charter schooling and Hawaiian cultural awareness are strongly desirable. The position requires strong organizational, analytical, and oral and written communication skills.
     
    This is an exempt, excluded position.
    How to Apply
    Respond by e-mail with resume, cover letter, and professional references to:
     
    Thomas Hutton
    Executive Director
    State Public Charter School Commission
    1111 Bishop St., Ste. 516
    Honolulu, HI 96813
     
    Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Mālama Honua Public Charter School - Certificated Elementary Kumu and Assistant Kumu
    Island: Oahu Application Deadline: February 26, 2016
    The MHPCS search committee is looking for transformative educators to serve as the school’s teaching team and provide leadership for both the remarkable opportunities and challenges inherent in this unique start-up position. 
     
    Mālama Honua PCS is hiring for the following position for the 2016-2017 School Year.
    • Certificated Elementary Teacher
    • Assistant Teacher
     
    How to apply:
    View full job listing and application instructions at  http://www.malamahonuapcs.org/join-our-team

  • Laupahoehoe Community PCS - Data Organization: Academic Performance and Student Behavior Intern
    Island: Hawaii Application Deadline: Until filled
    Job Description
    The Data Organization: Academic Performance and Student Behavior Intern ensures the
    integrity of school data. This person also functions as the assistant to the primary Data
    Coordinator. This person will make the data accessible and easy to understand so it may be used
    to support teaching, learning, and other related purposes.

    Job Duties
    ● Perform collection and entry of data in accordance with school’s guidelines and
    standards
    ● Sort, organize, and maintain data; both hard copy and electronic versions
    ● Update school database(s)
    ● Assist staff in data entry when required
    ● Prepare data for reporting, meetings, and presentations as requested
    ● May assist with data analysis for quality improvement purpose
    ● Other duties as assigned

    Desired Qualifications
    ● Effective communication and organizational skills
    ● Proficient communication skills
    ● An attention to detail and copy editing, and an ability to work in small group
    environments
    ● Experience with Windows Office Suite (e.g. Excel, etc.) and Google Apps for Education
    To Apply
    Send a resume and letter of interest to: tracy.jardine@lcpcs.org

  • Volcano School of Arts & Sciences - Educational Director
    Island: Hawaii Application Deadline: February 16, 2016
    The ED is responsible for the implementation of the school’s curriculum
    incorporating all grade levels and subject areas in a dynamic learning program. The
    ED supervises all teachers and staff and oversees volunteers. The ED is responsible
    for creating and maintaining a safe, orderly, positive, and effective learning
    environment. School management, including implementation of effective systems
    and identifying areas for school improvement are the responsibility of the ED. The
    ED must have a working knowledge of and ability to work with labor relations and
    collective bargaining units. The ED is responsible for the completion and submission
    of required documents as requested by the VSAS Governing Board, Hawaiʻi
    Department of Education, Hawaiʻi State Public Charter School Commission, and
    other appropriate agencies and institutions. The Education Director reports directly
    to the VSAS Governing Board and is responsible for implementing policies that are
    approved by the Board.
    Minimum Competencies
    · Familiarity with charter schools
    · Teaching experience
    · Demonstrated leadership skills
    · Demonstrated ability to develop, administer and refine an education program
    · Excellent communication skills and community relations abilities
    · Experience in supervising and evaluating the performance of staff
    · Computer and technological literacy
    · Ability to facilitate creative group processes and consensus building, conflict
    resolution, planning, and decision-making
    · Knowledge of federal and state school compliance laws and guidelines
     Applicants shall submit resumes including references and documentation
    that demonstrates meeting the minimum competencies. Please submit information
    on or before February 16, 2016 to: board. president@volcanoschool.com

  • Hawaii Academy of Arts and Science PCS - STEAM Coordinator
    Island: Hawaii Application Deadline: February 7, 2016 or until filled
    Hawaii Academy of Arts and Science PCS seeks the following full time position funded through 6/30/16.  
    Further employment is contingent upon additional funding.

    STEAM Coordinator

    Summary: Plans and implements Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) activities at HAAS.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following. Other duties may be assigned:
    1. Prepares a long-term vision of how Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics will be incorporated into HAAS through a STEAM model, including a budget and assessment methods to gauge success.
    2. Creates and utilizes data collection tools to build curriculum that is relevant and desired among HAAS students, while staying current with high-need fields for post high school student success.
    3. Develops differentiated curriculum that integrates CTE, as well as college-prep.
    4. Works collaboratively with CIA Directors and other teaching staff to evaluate and develop the implementation of STEAM projects and project goals.
    5. Seeks and actively applies for grant funding opportunities and contests to maintain and grow the STEAM program.
    6. Advises and supports implementation of STEAM in Out-of-School time programs, such as through the development of after-school and summer STEAM opportunities.
    7. Seeks and pursues professional development opportunities for teachers to implement STEAM curriculum within their classroom.
    8. Prepares a variety of materials, resources, and experiences to enrich project-based learning through STEAM.
    9. Maintains organization of STEAM lab (e.g., tracks inventory of STEAM materials and assists in ordering of replacement materials/supplies). 
    10. Maintains annual budget.
    11. Keeps up to date on current technology, as job appropriate.
    12. Provides active supervision of students during all programming activities.
    13. Provides students with positive reinforcement when meeting expectations and corrective feedback when needed. 
    14. Uses effective positive interpersonal communication with youth and adults. 

    Education, Experience and Qualifications:
    Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in education or related field (preferred).  
    Minimum of two years’ experience in a related field.
    Knowledge of: Principles of educational philosophy, psychology, budgetary procedures, rules and regulations of the Department of Education.
    Experience managing, mentoring and directing students and adults.
    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    Ability to work flexible hours and travel as needed.
     
    How to Apply: 
    E-mail resume and letter of interest to haaspcs@gmail.com .  

  • 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.  
     
    Questions:
    • Contact: Michelle_Kauhi@wmpccs.com
    • Phone: (808) 887-6090 Ext. 222
     
    Waimea  Middle school is looking also looking for a  Family & Community Outreach Coordinator - vacany announcement & position description  
     

    How to Apply: Please send application to Waimea Middle School – Attention: Michelle Kauhi

     


  • Waialae Charter School - Multiple Positions
    Island: Oahu Application Deadline: See position
    Waialae School, a PreK - 5 Progressive Education School seeks qualified applicants to fill the following positions:
     
    School Registrar – Full Time
    • Applicant must have demonstrated knowledge of the processing of enrollment at a charter school
    • Applicant must demonstrate exemplary communication and organization skills
    • Applicant must understand and embody the mission, vision, and beliefs about learning of Waialae School 
    • Perform all duties assigned by the CEO
     
     Application Deadline: December 24, 2015
     
    Director of Special Programs – .75 FTE
    • Applicant must have demonstrated knowledge of and experience in the operations of after school care, enrichment, intersession, and/or summer school programs
    • Applicant must demonstrate the ability to budget and manage finances
    • Applicant must demonstrate experience and success in managing and supervising staff
    • Applicant must demonstrate exemplary communication and organization skills
    • Applicant must understand and embody the mission, vision, and beliefs about learning of Waialae School 
    • Perform all duties assigned by the CEO 
     
    Application Deadline: December 24, 2015
     
    Adult Supervisors –Hourly Part Time
    • Adult Supervisors Needed to Supervise Elementary-Age Students in Kaimuki (lunch and recess)
    • Part Time: Approximately 10:45 am - 1:00 pm (Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri) and 10:45-12:30 (Wed).
    • Pay starts at $8.50 / hour with possibility for advancement.
     
    Application Deadline: Rolling 
     
    Paraprofessional Tutors to work with students with Special Needs - Hourly Part Time
    • Required job duties include educational / behavioral supports for students and data collection.
    • Must be able to communicate and work well with elementary-aged students, teachers, administration, and support staff and work flexible hours up to 19 hours per week.
    • Starting pay is $13.88 / hour. High school diploma required, experience with children preferred, experience as a paraprofessional tutor / 1:1 skills trainer ideal.
    • Multiple positions available immediately opening background check.
     
    Application Deadline: Rolling 
    Please submit a resume and letter of intent to kciotti@waialae.edu

  • Kua o ka La Public Charter School - Office Assist V
    Island: Hawaii Application Deadline: Open 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 HR@kuaokala.org or fax Attention: Karina Leasure-Espinoza #808-965-9618. 

  • Hawaii Technology Academy - School Office Manager
    Island: Oahu Application Deadline: February 29, 2016
    Hawaii Technology Academy, a public charter school, seeks candidates for the position of School Office Manager. The School Office Manager serves as a member of the Senior Administration Team and reports directly to the Executive Director.  The School Office Manager works collaboratively with the Director of Technology, Business Manager, Director of Communication and Development, Director of Student Services, and Division Leaders.
     
    Duties Include but are not limited to:
    • Serves as a collaborative member of the Senior Administrative Team
    • Maintains calendar,eipt and message/mail rec accounts for Executive Director
    • Communicates with parents, teachers and community members about school related questions, issues and requests
    • Social Media Manager
    • Creates task lists, calendars and reporting cycles to ensure workplace efficiency
    • Procurement of office supplies, postage supplies and packing supplies
    • Management of Facilities including daily accessibility, safety/security and organization of facility maintenance and cleanliness
    • Administrative and Staff Travel Coordinator
    • Provides efficient and professional administrative support to the Business Manager, Executive Director, and Director of Communications and Development
    • Organizes and accurately maintains filing system of confidential information (invoices, paperwork…)
    • Events coordination including graduation, monthly board meeting, annual events and community organized events
    • Maintains staff and faculty contact information, schedules and logistics
    • Receipt and reconciliation of daily mail, phone messages and DOE inter-office memos
    • Receipt and Reconciliation of cash/check/paypal payments for student activities and supplies
    • Accepts and assists with student records requests, withdrawals, enrollment and attendance
    • Enforces student and faculty handbook policies
    • Assistance with maintenance of school website
    • Organization of master school calendar
    • Maintains student database
     
     Qualifications:
    Candidates should have a minimum of four years experience serving as a school office manager or executive assistant in a business office or non profit institution.  Ideal candidate possesses superior written, verbal, technology and organizational skills.  Ideal candidate is task oriented, self-motivated, collaborative and able to lead his/her team with confidence and enthusiasm.  Candidate should have experience working with all aspects of Google Drive and Documents, Excel and Microsoft suite.  This is a 12-month position beginning on or before February 2, 2016.  Occasional weekend or evening work required.  Competitive salary commensurate with experience and correlated with the appropriate HGEA salary schedule and bargaining unit.  This position is based on Oahu.
    Interested Candidates:
    Please send a resume and letter of interest as an attachment detailing your qualification to: hr@myhta.org .

  • Hawaii Technology Academy - High School Math Educator
    Island: Neighbor Island Application Deadline: February 29, 2016
    High School Math Educator (Neighbor Island)
    Hawaii Technology Academy, a public charter school, seeks candidates for the position of
    High School Math Educator (Neighbor Island) for the 2015-2016 school year. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in a math related field or education and a minimum of three years experience teaching a wide range of high school math courses. Master’s degree in Math, 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 courses that could include Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Algebra II, Geometry or PreCalc/Trig; serving as a High School Advisor; holding tutoring sessions with individual students; organizing subject specific field trips and projects; researching and developing best practices in blended learning math curricula for high school students; and working collaboratively with Administration and the High 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.  Monthly inter-island travel is a component of this position.  Applicants may reside on Maui, Kauai or the Big Island.
    I nterested candidates should visit www.myhta.org to complete the online application and upload their resume and letter of interest. Applications will be accepted until February 29th.

  • Hawaii Technology Academy - Multiple Positions for School Year 2016-2017
    Island: Oahu Application Deadline: February 29, 2016
    Elementary School Educator
    Hawaii Technology Academy, a public charter school, seeks candidates for the position of Elementary School Educator for the 2016-2017 school year. Candidates should have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in child development, early childhood education or elementary education and a minimum of three years experience teaching a wide range of elementary school levels. Experience in a blended age/curriculum class and 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 your class; facilitating a parent training and skills acquisition courses; holding tutoring sessions with individual students; organizing grade specific field trips and projects; researching and developing best practices in blended learning curricula for elementary school students; and working collaboratively with Administration and the Elementary 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.
     
    Middle School Humanities Educator
    Hawaii Technology Academy, a public charter school, seeks candidates for the position of Middle School Humanities Educator (Oahu) for the 2016-2017 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 may include 7th English, 8th grade English or Hawaiian 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.
     
    High School Spanish Educator
    Hawaii Technology Academy, a public charter school, seeks candidates for the position of High School Spanish Educator (Oahu) for the 2016-2017 school year. Candidates should possess a bachelor’s degree in Spanish or a related field of Education and a minimum of three years experience teaching a wide range of Spanish Language courses. Duties include but are not limited to: providing daily face-to-face and online instruction to students in courses that could include Spanish 1, 2 and 3; serving as a High School Advisor; holding tutoring sessions with individual students; organizing subject specific field trips and projects; researching and developing best practices in blended learning foreign language curricula for high school students; and working collaboratively with Administration and the High 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.  Note: this position may include inter island travel and, depending upon enrollment, may be half or full time.
     
    High School Electives Educator
    Hawaii Technology Academy, a public charter school, seeks candidates for the position of High School Arts Educator (Oahu) for the 2016-2017 school year. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in a related subject area and a minimum of three years experience teaching a wide range of fine arts, digital media or sculpture/ceramics.  Courses will be designed around student interest and candidate experience. Duties include but are not limited to: providing daily face-to-face and online instruction to students in elective courses; serving as a High School Advisor; holding tutoring sessions with individual students; organizing subject specific field trips and projects; researching and developing best practices in blended learning curricula for high school students; and working collaboratively with Administration and the High 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. 
     
    High School Humanities Educator
    Hawaii Technology Academy, a public charter school, seeks candidates for the position of High School Humanities Educator (Oahu) for the 2016-2017 school year.Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree English Literature, History, Social Sciences or a related field of Education and a minimum of three years experience teaching a wide range of high school English, History or Humanities based elective 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 courses that could include a variety of High School English, History and/or humanities based elective courses; serving as a High School Advisor; holding tutoring sessions with individual students; organizing subject specific field trips and projects; researching and developing best practices in blended learning curricula for high school students; and working collaboratively with Administration and the High 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.
     
    High School English Educator
    Hawaii Technology Academy, a public charter school, seeks candidates for the position of High School English Educator (Oahu) for the 2016-2017 school year.Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree English Literature or Language a related field of Education and a minimum of three years experience teaching a wide range of high school English courses including grammar and writing courses. Master’s degree in English,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 courses that could include a variety of High School English courses including Expository Writing; serving as a High School Advisor; holding tutoring sessions with individual students; organizing subject specific field trips and projects; researching and developing best practices in blended learning curricula for high school students; and working collaboratively with Administration and the High 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.
     
    High School Math/Science/Electives Educator
    Hawaii Technology Academy, a public charter school, seeks candidates for the position of High School Science/Math/Electives Educator (Oahu) for the 2016-2017 school year. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in Math, Science or Education and a minimum of three years experience teaching a wide range of high school Science and Math courses. Master’s degree in Math, Science, 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 courses that could include a variety of High School Science and Math courses and/or elective courses with a math or science focus; holding tutoring sessions with individual students; organizing subject specific field trips and projects; researching and developing best practices in blended learning curricula for high school students; and working collaboratively with Administration and the High 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. 
     
    Special Education
    Hawaii Technology Academy, a public charter school, seeks candidates for the position of Elementary Special Education Teacher for the 2016-2017 school year. Candidates should have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in child development, early childhood education or elementary education and a minimum of three years experience teaching elementary students with mild to moderate disabilities.  Experience in a blended age/curriculum class and Hawaii State Teacher’s license preferred but not mandatory. Duties include but are not limited to: providing instruction to students with disabilities in both an inclusion and resource setting; collaborating with all team members to develop an effective IEP for every student; developing effective strategies to meet social, emotional, behavioral, and academic needs of the student; fulfilling the role and expectations of Care Coordinator for approximately 10-15 students; researching and developing best practices in blended learning curricula for elementary school students; participating in district trainings related to special education updates in procedures and compliance; and working collaboratively with Administration, the Special Education team, and the Elementary 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.
     
    I nterested candidates should visit www.myhta.org to complete the online application and upload their resume and letter of interest. Applications will be accepted until February 29th.

  • Hawaii Technology Academy - Director of Communications and Development
    Island: Oahu Application Deadline: Open until filled
    Hawaii Technology Academy, a public charter school, seeks candidates for the position of Director of Communications and Development.  In our blended learning environment, the Director of Communications and Development serves as a member of the Executive Leadership Team and reports to the Executive Director.  The Director of Communications and Development serves in the key capacity of connecting all constituencies of our statewide, community based, charter school through clear and concise marketing, branding and communication initiatives.  The Director of Communications and Development is also responsible for managing the comprehensive institutional advancement program at HTA, including annual giving, foundation and grant support, corporate relations and sponsorships, constituent relations (parents, grandparents, alumni, parents of alumni and friends), and events.
     
    Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:
    • Collaborating with school administrators, teachers, students and parents to ensure mutual understanding of blended learning across multiple divisions and islands
    • Informing constituents about HTA’s mission and successes, including current families, prospective students and parents, alumni, donors, and the greater Hawaii and blended learning communities
    • Oversight of all internal and external written communication and media outreach
    • Working with Executive Leadership Team to develop all print, electronic and social media materials and solicitations
    • Managing the school brand which includes developing and maintaining editorial and graphic standards
    • Developing and implementing a strong social media program
    • Maintaining and monitoring the communications calendar
    • Working with the Technology Department to create and update website content
    • Working with Executive Assistant and Digital Media classes to produce weekly e-news & website content
    • Refining and instituting the school’s messaging and design standards
    • Managing media relations, including press releases, cultivating relations with local media and seizing public relations opportunities
    • Ensuring high-caliber communications throughout the school by engaging faculty and staff in partnership
    • Development of a strategic communication and marketing plan that will raise the visibility of the school and support both enrollment and fundraising
    • Partner with Friends of HTA, Board Marketing Committee and Executive Leadership Team to create a compelling strategy for sustaining and growing philanthropic revenue for the school and improving multi constituent communications
    • Create and manage the school’s donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship along with use of the data system and annual report on giving
    • Oversee grant writing opportunities for HTA
    • Preparing the annual marketing and development plan and budget
    • Serve as administrative staff on school events committee, Friends of HTA and Board Marketing and Development committee
    Assisting counselors with alumni relations portal
    The ideal candidate will posses:
    • BA, preferably in marketing, communications, advertising, journalism or a related field, required. Graduate degree preferred
    • At least 5 years experience in marketing, media relations or fundraising, preferably in an educational setting, with proven successes in using marketing strategies for successful fundraising
    • Demonstrated ability for strong writing, editing, publication design, interpersonal and organizational skills; keen eye for detail; ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Outstanding story telling skills that are creative in nature and strategic in execution
    • Knowledge of media relations and print production
    • Strong computer skills and proficiency with web-based communication systems and databases
    • Ability to conceptualize, plan, and implement a cohesive strategy for marketing, communication, development and community relations
    • Thorough grasp of the current trends in social media, marketing, development and community relations and the issues facing independent schools
    • Experience organizing annual giving, fundraising and social engagement events
    • Experience working with Little Green Light and/or Raiser’s Edge is preferred
    • Capacity to manage details and broad overview while bringing multiple projects to fruition with grace, speed and flexibility
    • Ability to work effectively with volunteers and boards
    • Ability to assert leadership that inspires and motivates others
    • Ability to work with senior administrators and faculty on a collegial basis
    • A commitment to education and the mission and vision of Hawaii Technology Academy and the ability to articulate its values and vision internally and externally
    • The Director of Communications and Development works out of the Oahu office, however occasional Neighbor Island travel is required.  This is a 12 month HGEA position.  Salary commensurate with experience.
       

    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 www.halaukumana.org 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 info@halaukumana.org .

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

    Description
    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 awinslow@kamaile.org 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 awinslow@kamaile.org

  • 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 kamakau@kamakau.com