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Careers at Island School

Open Positions

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  • Facilities & Security Associate

    Island School, a private, college preparatory school for students in grade PK - 12 is looking for a full-time Facilities & Security Associate.  
      
    It is expected the successful candidate would:
    Take care of the school campus and keep it safe.  
    Develop and implement a schedule for planned maintenance of facilities with Business Manager and landscaping staff.
    Perform routine inspections of the school’s facilities and correct discrepancies along with daily sweep of high use areas.
    Provide general upkeep, maintenance, building repair and construction of school facilities. Assist with setup/teardown for school events.
    Support landscaping efforts of the school as needed.
    Act as a liaison between the school and outside contractors in matters requiring outside services, as directed.
    Meet periodically with the Business Manager to prioritize key projects / expenditures against budget and advise on matters regarding replacement of worn property and equipment.
     Provide security services as directed during key times of the school day and events.
    Work with IT / Security / Administration to investigate and support security matters and coordinate with after-hours security staff.


    In addition, a candidate should possess the following personal and professional qualifications:
    Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Experience in building and construction a plus including carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, landscaping and more. High integrity and work ethic. Knowledge of security system, student safety priorities for K-12 and emergency responsiveness. Commercial Driver’s License for School Bus Driving / Air Brakes (P & S Endorsements) or ability to obtain CDL with endorsements in time to serve as backup driver.
    Applications should be directed to Brian Pearson, Business Manager. 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 current 2020-21 school year. Information may be emailed to: brian@ischool.org.

    Island School is an equal opportunity employer.  The School strives to provide equal employment opportunity to all applicants and staff in accordance with sound employee relations practices and federal and state laws.  Our policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity or expression), age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, arrest and court record, reproductive health decision, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, credit history, citizenship status, military/veterans status, or other characteristics protected under applicable state and federal laws, regulations, and/or executive orders.  This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including hiring, promotions, training, discipline, compensation, working conditions, and benefits.
  • Middle/High School Science Teacher

    Island School (ischool.org) seeks a Middle/High School Science Teacher with a commitment to private education in a college preparatory environment. A full-time position includes teaching five classes, which may include a combination Earth Space Science, Physics, and Life Science, or other similar classes which could include math courses. The position is for the 2021-2022 academic year. 
     
    Island School is a WASC/HAIS accredited PK-12 independent day school with a total enrollment of 420+ students. The school offers a challenging college preparatory curriculum. More information about Island School, its educational philosophies, mission statement and its curriculum can be found on this website. 

    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/or Math, and demonstrate effective classroom management strategies. Ideal candidates will have prior experience in teaching Science and/or Math, hold a minimum of a B.S. in Math, Science or Math/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 coaching.  2 + years of relevant teaching experience in a non-profit, independent school preferred.

    Minimum Qualifications include:

    • B.S. degree
    • 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  

    Island School offers a great amount of freedom, flexibility, and collaboration to its faculty. It is a place of intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, growth mindset, and joy. All constituents are supportive and place the student at the center of our efforts. Starting salary is $42,000 for this position. Higher salary depending on experience and degrees.

    Applications should be directed to Kate Conway, 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 2021-22 school year. Information may be emailed to: hr@ischool.org . No phone calls, please. 

    Island School is an equal opportunity employer.  The School strives to provide equal employment opportunity to all applicants and staff in accordance with sound employee relations practices and federal and state laws.  Our policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity or expression), age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, arrest and court record, reproductive health decision, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, credit history, citizenship status, military/veterans status, or other characteristics protected under applicable state and federal laws, regulations, and/or executive orders.  This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including hiring, promotions, training, discipline, compensation, working conditions, and benefits.
  • Middle/High School Math Teacher

    Island School (ischool.org) seeks a Middle and/or High School Math Teacher with a commitment to private education in a college preparatory environment. A full-time position includes teaching five classes, which may include a combination of Pre-Algebra, 7th Grade Math Fundamentals, Algebra, or other similar classes including science classes. The position is for the 2021-2022 academic year. 
     
    Island School is a WASC/HAIS accredited PK-12 independent day school with a total enrollment of 420+ students. The high school offers a challenging college preparatory curriculum. More information about Island School, its educational philosophies, mission statement and its curriculum can be found on this website. 

    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/or Math, and demonstrate effective classroom management strategies. Ideal candidates will have prior experience in teaching Science and/or Math, hold a minimum of a B.S. in Math, Science or Math/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 coaching.  2 + years of relevant teaching experience in a non-profit, independent school preferred.

    Minimum Qualifications include:

    • B.S. degree
    • 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  

    Island School offers a great amount of freedom, flexibility, and collaboration to its faculty. It is a place of intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, growth mindset, and joy. All constituents are supportive and place the student at the center of our efforts. Starting salary is $42,000 for this position. Higher salary depending on experience and degrees.

    Applications should be directed to Kate Conway, 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 2021-22 school year. Information may be emailed to: hr@ischool.org . No phone calls, please. 

    Island School is an equal opportunity employer.  The School strives to provide equal employment opportunity to all applicants and staff in accordance with sound employee relations practices and federal and state laws.  Our policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity or expression), age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, arrest and court record, reproductive health decision, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, credit history, citizenship status, military/veterans status, or other characteristics protected under applicable state and federal laws, regulations, and/or executive orders.  This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including hiring, promotions, training, discipline, compensation, working conditions, and benefits.
  • Spanish Teacher

    Island School (ischool.org) seeks a Spanish Teacher with a commitment to private education in a college preparatory environment. A full-time position includes teaching five classes (usually 2 or 3 courses), which will most likely include a combination of Spanish 1 and 2 to middle and/or high school students. The position is for the 2021-2022 academic year. 
     
    Island School is a WASC/HAIS accredited PK-12 independent day school with a total enrollment of 420+ students. The high 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. Island School is located on the island of Kaua'i, the northernmost inhabited island of the Hawaiian Island chain, which, due to its stunning natural beauty, is known as the "Garden Island."

    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 Spanish, and demonstrate effective classroom management strategies. Ideal candidates will have prior experience in teaching Spanish. Additional responsibilities may include full participation in the life of the school, being an advisor, leading a club or other initiative, and/or coaching.2 + years of relevant teaching experience in a non-profit, independent school preferred.

    Minimum Qualifications include:

    • B.A. degree
    • 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  

    Island School offers a great amount of freedom, flexibility, and collaboration to its faculty. It is a place of intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, growth mindset, and joy. All constituents are supportive and place the student at the center of our efforts. Starting salary is $42,000 for this position. Higher salary depending on experience and degrees.

    Applications should be directed to Kate Conway, 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 2021-22 school year. Information may be emailed to: hr@ischool.org . No phone calls, please. 

    Island School is an equal opportunity employer.  The School strives to provide equal employment opportunity to all applicants and staff in accordance with sound employee relations practices and federal and state laws.  Our policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity or expression), age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, arrest and court record, reproductive health decision, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, credit history, citizenship status, military/veterans status, or other characteristics protected under applicable state and federal laws, regulations, and/or executive orders.  This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including hiring, promotions, training, discipline, compensation, working conditions, and benefits.

Island School is an equal employment opportunity employer