La Pietra - Hawaii School for Girls seeks applicants for school year 2019-2020 for a Social Studies teacher, specifically Grade 8 Civics, Grades 11/12 US History, and AP-US History.
The ideal candidate will hold a degree in the specified subject area or a related field, have teaching experience with both middle and high school students preferably in an independent school, and be knowledgeable in best practices in teaching . This position consists of a full-time teaching load of three sections per term, responsibility for homeroom oversight, and involvement in extra-curricular and co-curricular activities.
To be considered, interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and an employment application from the school’s website www.lapietra.edu to Dawn Ijiri via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or via postal mail to: 2933 Poni Moi Rd., Honolulu, HI 96815.
·Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in subject area, Education, or related field
·Evidence demonstrating a successful track record of teaching in any of the grade levels listed above, with willingness to teach both middle school and high school grade levels
·Evidence demonstrating contributions to a school environment beyond classroom instruction
·Evidence demonstrating a successful track record as a positive, charismatic adult presence in the lives of young people, with an awareness of the role boundaries of teacher, parent, and student
·Evidence demonstrating a successful track record as a positive, productive colleague in working with other adults in a school setting
·Understanding and appreciation of the culture, history, and diversity of Hawai‘i
·Understanding and appreciation of single-gender school contexts
·A personal demeanor that demonstrates empathy, industriousness, and kindness
·Physical presence and ability to begin working in Hawai‘i on or before July 29, 2019
·Advanced degree in subject area, Education, or related field
·Evidence of a successful track record of teaching in both middle and high school grade levels
·Previous experience in an all-girls independent school environment
·Previous experience as a leader of a specific school club or team
·Evidence demonstrating additional expertise in any of the following fields: general educational research; learning neuroscience; educational psychology; curriculum and instruction; diversity, equity, and inclusion; educational technology implementation; or career experience in an area unrelated to teaching that enriches instructional practice