At a Glance

Careers at Island School

Open Positions

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  • Business Manager

    Island School is seeking an experienced, energetic, hard working, collaborative professional for the position of CFO/Business Manager, reporting directly to the Head of School. The successful candidate will manage a team of professionals and support staff (including facilities) of approximately 15.  The position requires interaction and teamwork with the Head of School, senior administrators, faculty members, staff, vendors, Finance Committee, Building and Grounds Committee and the Board of Trustees. This opportunity is available in January 2019 to work with the current Business Manager and/or for the 2019-20 school year.
    Island School is a private, coeducational grade Pre K-12 day school located in Lihue, Hawaii. Founded in 1977, Island School, an Independent college preparatory day school for 420 students in pre-kindergarten through grade 12. It 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."
    This senior leadership CFO/Business Manager position at Island School offers an exciting and supportive work environment, the salary/benefit package includes medical and dental plans, a retirement plan, and tuition remission.
    To explore this opportunity on a confidential basis, applications should be directed to Mr. L. Shannon Graves, Head of School. Please include a letter of introduction, a résumé, and at least three professional references (which will only be contacted if there is mutual interest). We will begin reviewing applications immediately and will close application when the position is filled.
    Information may be emailed to: Telephone: 808-246-0233 with questions. Equal opportunity employer. 
  • Social Studies - Long Term Substitute

    Island School, a private, college preparatory school for students in grade PK - 12 is looking for a full time High School Social Studies substitute teacher for a maternity leave during  the 2018-19 school year. Approximately January 28, 2019 - May 31,2019
    It is expected the successful candidate would:
    • Teach three sections of Government (Sophomore Project)
    • Teach two sections of Social Studies elective (Psychology)
    • Make Social Studies meaningful and relevant by inspiring students
    • Communicate with students and parents as necessary
    • Incorporate educational technology throughout instruction and course work

    In addition, a candidate should possess the following personal and professional qualifications:
    • BA in related subject
    • Strong collaboration skills
    • A sense of humor, warmth of personality, and energy

    To apply candidates must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree. Interested and qualified candidates should email a cover letter, resume and references to L. Shannon Graves, Head of School, via email at

Equal Opportunity Employer

Island School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate
on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origins.