Island School (ischool.org) seeks an upper elementary teacher beginning the 2020-21 academic year with a commitment to private education in a college preparatory environment. This full time teaching position is responsible for curriculum development, instruction, assessment, parent engagement and communication, professional collaboration, and promoting a positive school culture. Experience or willingness to learn Singapore Mathematics is essential; the successful candidate will teach language arts, mathematics, and interdisciplinary science and social studies.
Island School, an Independent college preparatory day school for 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."
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 2020-21 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 180 students enrolled in the elementary school. 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 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 and demonstrate a passion for teaching. Additional responsibilities include having a passion for working with children, full participation in the life of the school, and leading a club or other initiative. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in education, elementary school teaching experience, excellent written and verbal communication skills, commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment, ongoing engagement in professional development, and a passion for working with children required. Commitment to and alignment with the School's mission and vision
Minimum Qualifications include:
relevant teaching experience in a non-profit independent school and teaching certification is 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 confident working with students.