Island School (ischool.org) seeks a Middle School Science Teacher beginning in the
2019-20 academic year with a commitment to private education in a college preparatory
environment. The full-time position includes teaching five classes. The position will
teach at least two sections of 8th grade Earth and Space Science and 7th grade Life
Science, in addition to another class.
Island School, an Independent college preparatory day school for students in pre-
kindergarten through grade 12. It is located on the island of Kaua, the northernmost
inhabited island of the Hawaiian Island chain, which, due to its stunning natural beauty,
is known as the Garden Island.
Applications should be directed to L. Shannon Graves, Head of School. Please include
a letter of introduction, a résumé, and at least three professional references. We will
begin reviewing applications immediately and will close the application period when the
position is filled. The position is for the 2019-20 school year. Information may be
emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Island School is a WASC/HAIS accredited PK-12 independent school with a total
enrollment of 420 students, with 100 students enrolled in the middle school. The middle
school offers a challenging college preparatory curriculum. More information about
Island School, its educational philosophies, mission statement and its curriculum can be
found on the school’s website at ischool.org.
The successful candidate should have the ability to communicate effectively with
students, parents, and colleagues, and a desire to be part of an independent school
community. Candidates should have experience differentiating instruction to work
effectively with a range of learners, demonstrate a passion for teaching Science and
demonstrate effective classroom management strategies. Ideal candidates will have
prior experience in teaching Science at the middle school level, hold a minimum of a
B.S. in Science or Science Education. Additional responsibilities include serving as an
advisor, full participation in the life of the school, leading a club or other initiative, and/or
Minimum Qualifications include:
- B.S. degree
- 2 + years of relevant teaching experience in a non-profit independent school preferred.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively work independently and in a group.
- Ability to communicate and work effectively with parents, students, faculty, and staff.
- Ability to motivate and manage students.
- Strong work ethic, adaptability, generous spirit, and confidence working with students.
- Commitment to and alignment with the School’s mission and vision