A Pre-K through Grade 12 Coordinate School Located in Honolulu

Employment Opportunities

We seek to provide our faculty and staff with a supportive professional community that fosters a collaborative and productive working environment– all towards our mission and vision.

Current Openings

Upper School Choir Teacher

Position: Upper School Choir Teacher
Type: Part-time, 10-month, salaried position - exempt
Start Date: August 15

At St. Andrew’s Schools, the Choir teacher develops an inspiring, engaging, and challenging curriculum for middle and high school-aged students within a warm and nurturing learning environment. The teacher develops unit and lesson plans in line with curriculum objectives and facilitates learning by establishing a relationship with students through daily interaction. The teacher is skilled in personalizing instruction to inspire, engage, and challenge each child to amplify and realize her full potential in becoming a confident learner, creative thinker, and compassionate leader. She/he is knowledgeable about the physical, intellectual, social, and emotional developmental stages of adolescent children and skillfully engages in developmentally appropriate practices and adapts his/her instruction and his/her day-to-day engagement with students to meet every child’s needs in an all-girls context.

The classroom teacher is professional, collaborative, and supportive of the Upper School through her/his contributions. The teacher participates actively in professional development opportunities and reflective teaching practices; s/he is committed to working with all students and celebrates the diversity of St. Andrew’s Schools as reflected in our students, faculty, staff, and extended ‘ohana. She/he is comfortable managing the demands and pressures of the position. Teachers at St. Andrew’s model flexibility, resilience, a growth mindset, mindfulness, and technological competence to our students in and outside the classroom. This position assumes that all general expectations and Basic Teacher Expectations (refer to Faculty Handbook) for all classroom teachers will be met.

St. Andrew’s Schools is a family of three schools, The Priory, The Prep and The Preschool, and is a place where each child is known and understood and celebrated for their unique talents. Each school provides a nurturing learning environment for students and builds a rich family community that represents a diverse range of religious, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

A transformational thinker and leader, Queen Emma Kaleleonālani founded St. Andrew’s Priory School for Girls (The Priory) in 1867, making it the oldest all-girls school on Oʻahu. Celebrating our 150th anniversary this year, The Priory continues to develop confident and creative thinkers and compassionate leaders through an innovative and individualized educational program for girls, grades K through 12.

St. Andrew’s Prep for Boys (The Prep) opened in the fall of 2014 and offers single-gender classes designed specifically for boys in grades K through 5. The Prep, located on Queen Emma Square, actively engages young boys in a learning environment that builds upon their strengths and interests.

Named after our founder Queen Emma Kaleleonālani, the Queen Emma Preschool nurtures a love of learning through joyful discovery and play for children ages 2 through 5. The beautiful Nuʻuanu campus provides a foundational and natural learning environment designed to nourish a child’s innate sense of wonder and curiosity about the world.

Qualifications

St. Andrew’s Schools is seeking a candidate who has a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Music, or equivalent in the subject area and proven years of experience working with adolescent children. Successful candidates will have demonstrated the ability to develop and implement curriculum, assessments, and utilize instructional best practices. He/she will have proficient computer skills with experience in the use Microsoft Office, Google tools, e-mail, and Learning Management Systems and Student Information Systems such as Canvas and PowerSchool. He/she must be knowledgeable about best practices in implementing educational technology in the classroom.

Specific requirements include:

  • Adheres to and promotes the mission, vision, and educational philosophy of St. Andrew’s Schools.
  • Creates a vibrant, active, and engaging learning environment in and out of the classroom, using research-based, developmentally appropriate teaching methodologies to engender critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, problem solving, and communication skills.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of middle and high school vocal music curriculum and instructional methodologies and proven ability to modify and develop curricular materials in choir classes and activity periods.
  • Prepares course objectives and outlines course of study following curriculum guidelines, curriculum maps, and any school requirements as guided by the mission of St. Andrew’s Schools.
  • Coordinate choral music for weekly and special Chapel attended by St. Andrew’s students.
  • Prepare students to perform for two annual Choir Concerts and annual school events such as May Day program, Commencement, Ascension Day, Queen Emma Ball, The Queen’s Birthday Celebration, and other events as assigned by the Upper School Principal and/or Head of School.
  • Collaborates with Performing Arts department members to support the K-12 Performing Arts program and performances
  • Support Theater Director with annual Spring Musical.
  • Prepare student to participate in community events such as: Na Leo Hou, Na Leo Pili Mai
  • Integrates meaningful and appropriate use of technology within the curriculum and maintains and updates classroom Canvas (website) on a weekly basis.
  • Prepares and administers a variety of assessments; records results and provides timely feedback on students’ progress to students, parents, and colleagues.
  • Tailors instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners.
  • Creates a warm and welcoming learning environment by facilitating the creation of group agreements in the classroom and actively guiding and supporting student interactions and relationships.
  • Maintains order in the classroom and throughout common campus areas.
  • Communicates and collaborates with the counselor, team teachers, and principal when students face academic and/or behavioral challenges.
  • Discusses students’ academic and behavioral progress and areas for growth with parents/guardians.
  • Maintains all records pertaining to student learning, attendance, and records of students’ progress.
  • Communicates (orally and in writing) with students, parents, administrators, and colleagues about curriculum, students,, and child development issues.
  • Demonstrates good judgment concerning sensitive information and maintains confidentiality when needed.
  • Displays a sensitive, cooperative and flexible demeanor in interactions with others.
  • Keeps current in contemporary pedagogical thinking, strategies and techniques by reading professional journals, and attendance at professional conferences, workshops and courses.
  • Demonstrates professionalism through reliability, punctuality, participation in meetings and staff development opportunities.
  • Demonstrates professionalism in personal appearance and self-care.
  • Maintains personal integrity and respectful attitude in professional relationships.
  • Communicates in a punctual.professional, and friendly manner with parents, colleagues, supervisors, and external community members.
  • Collaborates with all departments and offices as required.
  • Assumes other job-related duties assigned by the Upper School Principal
  • Be able to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs
  • Regularly use close and distance vision
  • Frequently stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit
  • Turn, bend, reach, and occasionally climb
  • Work in a climate-controlled classroom environment with moderate noise level

How to Apply

To apply, email a letter of interest, resume, salary requirements, and the names and contact information of three professional references to nfield@standrewsschools.org. Letters may be addressed to “Members of the Search Committee”. Include St. Andrew’s Schools Upper School Choir Teacher in the subject line. All submissions will be received in confidence.

Deadline to apply: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

St. Andrew’s Schools is an equal employment opportunity employer. To learn more about our school, please visit www.standrewsschools.org.

Lower School Teacher (K-5)

Position: Lower School Teacher (K-5)

Type: Full-time, 10 month, salaried position-exempt

Start Date: August 10, 2017

Position Description

At St. Andrew’s Schools, The Priory Lower School teacher develops an inspiring, engaging, and challenging curriculum for elementary-aged students within a warm and nurturing learning environment. The Priory Lower School teacher develops unit and lesson plans in line with curriculum objectives and facilitates learning by establishing a relationship with students through daily interaction. The Priory Lower School teacher is skilled in personalizing instruction to inspire, engage, and challenge each child to amplify and realize her full potential in becoming a confident learner, creative thinker, and compassionate leader. She/he is knowledgeable about the physical, intellectual, social, and emotional developmental stages of young children and skillfully engages in developmentally appropriate practices and adapts her/his instruction and day-to-day engagement with students to meet every child’s needs in an all-girls context.

The classroom teacher is professional, collaborative, and supportive of The Priory Lower School through her/his contributions. The teacher participates actively in professional development opportunities and reflective teaching practices; she/he is committed to working with all students and celebrates the diversity of St. Andrew’s Schools as reflected in our students, faculty, staff, and extended ‘ohana. She/he is comfortable managing the demands and pressures of the position. Teachers at The Priory model flexibility, resilience, a growth mindset, mindfulness, and technological competence to our students in and outside the classroom. This position assumes that all general expectations and Basic Teacher Expectations (refer to Faculty Handbook) for all classroom teachers will be met.

Responsibilities

  • Adheres to and promotes the mission, vision, and educational philosophy of St. Andrew’s Schools
  • Creates a vibrant, active, and engaging learning environment in and out of the classroom, using research-based, developmentally appropriate teaching methodologies to engender critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, problem solving, and communication skills
  • Demonstrates knowledge of elementary education curriculum and instructional methodologies and proven ability to develop a student-centered, personalized curriculum
  • Prepares course objectives and outlines course of study following curriculum guidelines, curriculum maps, and any school requirements as guided by the mission of St. Andrew’s Schools
  • Integrates meaningful and appropriate use of technology within the curriculum and maintains and updates classroom Canvas (website) on a weekly basis
  • Prepares and administers a variety of assessments; records results and provides timely feedback on students’ progress to students, parents, and colleagues
  • Tailors instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners
  • Creates a warm and welcoming learning environment by facilitating the creation of group agreements in the classroom and actively guiding and supporting student interactions and relationships
  • Maintains order in the classroom and throughout common campus areas
  • Counsels students when students face academic and/or behavioral challenges
  • Discusses students’ academic and behavioral progress and areas for growth with parents/guardians
  • Maintains all records pertaining to student attendance and students’ progress
  • Communicates (orally and in writing) with students, parents, administrators, and colleagues about curriculum, children, and child development issues
  • Demonstrates good judgment concerning sensitive information and maintains confidentiality when needed
  • Displays a sensitive, cooperative and flexible demeanor in interactions with others
  • Keeps current in contemporary pedagogical thinking, strategies and techniques by reading professional journals and attendance at professional conferences, workshops and courses
  • Demonstrates professionalism through reliability, punctuality, participation in meetings and staff development opportunities
  • Demonstrates professionalism in personal appearance and self-care
  • Maintains personal integrity and respectful attitude in professional relationships
  • Communicates in a punctual, professional, and friendly manner with parents, colleagues, supervisors, and external community members
  • Collaborates with all departments and offices as required
  • Assumes other job-related duties assigned by the Lower School Principal

Qualifications

St. Andrew’s Schools is seeking an accomplished lower school teacher who has 3-5 years of teaching experience in an independent school and holds a Bachelor’s Degree and/or a Master’s Degree in Education, Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, or equivalent.

Specific requirements include:

  • Ability to develop and implement curriculum, assessments, and utilize instructional best practices
  • Proficient computer skills with experience in the use of email, Microsoft Office, Google tools, and Learning Management Systems and Student Information Systems such as Canvas and PowerSchool
  • Knowledgeable about best practices in implementing educational technology in the classroom
  • Proven years of experience working with young children
  • Be able to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs
  • Regularly use close and distance vision
  • Frequently stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit
  • Turn, bend, reach, and occasionally climb
  • Work in a climate-controlled classroom environment with moderate noise level

How to Apply

To apply, email a letter of interest (describing why you are interested in this position), resume, salary requirements, and the names and contact information of three professional references to employment@standrewsschools.org. Letters may be addressed to “Members of the Search Committee”. Include ST. ANDREW’S SCHOOLS THE PRIORY Lower School Teacher in the subject line. All submissions will be received in confidence.

Deadline to apply: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

St. Andrew’s Schools is an equal employment opportunity employer. To learn more about our school, please visit www.standrewsschools.org.

Executive Assistant to the Head of School

Position: Executive Assistant to the Head of School

Type: Full-time, year-round, salaried position – exempt

Position Description

The Executive Assistant to the Head of School supports the head’s leadership role, and performs administrative and operational tasks to maintain an effective and well-organized office. This position supports the head’s daily operations of the school, short and long-term goals, and institutional projects. In addition, the Executive Assistant supports the Board of Trustees and helps to coordinate and calendar full board and committee meetings.

St. Andrew’s Schools is looking for an individual who can embody and communicate the school’s mission and core values, provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere for all constituents, and manage confidential situations with discretion, respect and sensitivity. This position offers a great opportunity to manage a broad range of responsibilities, acquire new skills, and work independently, strategically, and collaboratively with the Head of School, the Board of Trustees, and the Leadership Team to achieve the Schools’ goals most effectively.

OUR SCHOOL

St. Andrew’s Schools is a family of three schools, The Priory, The Prep and The Preschool, and is a place where each child is known, understood and celebrated for their unique talents. Each school provides a nurturing learning environment for our students and builds a rich family community that represents a diverse range of religious, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

A transformational thinker and leader, Queen Emma Kaleleonālani founded St. Andrew’s Priory School for Girls (The Priory) in 1867, making it the oldest all-girls school on Oʻahu. Celebrating our 150th anniversary this year, The Priory continues to develop confident and creative thinkers and compassionate leaders through an innovative and individualized educational program for girls, grades K through 12.

St. Andrew’s Prep for Boys (The Prep) opened in the fall of 2014 and offers single-gender classes designed specifically for boys in grades K though 5. The Prep, located on Queen Emma Square, actively engages young boys in a learning environment that builds upon their strengths and interests.

Named after our founder Queen Emma Kaleleonālani, the Queen Emma Preschool nurtures a love of learning through joyful discovery and play for children ages 2 through 5. The beautiful Nuʻuanu campus provides a foundational and natural learning environment designed to nourish a child’s innate sense of wonder and curiosity about the world.

QUALIFICATIONS

A Bachelor’s degree in business, education or related filed and three years of related work experience.

We are looking for a dynamic, self-starter who anticipates the needs of others, has good judgement and naturally jumps in and helps. Successful candidates will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, creativity, and strong problem-solving skills. Experience in analyzing and comprehending complex issues and in making administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues is preferred. Candidates must have excellent computer skills. Candidates will need to work both collaboratively and independently, pay attention to detail and effectively manage projects and meet deadlines.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES will generally include the following. Duties will be further defined and other duties and responsibilities assigned as needed.

Provide positive, cooperative, and excellent constituent relations by:

  • Responding appropriately, accurately and in a timely manner to general inquiries about the school.
  • Communicating the school’s mission and core values by respecting, affirming and protecting the dignity and worth of each member of the community, and exhibiting moral and ethical behavior.
  • Setting professional boundaries and collaborating with constituents within those boundaries.
  • Providing calendaring and administrative support to the Head of School including the arrangements for, and minutes of, all Board of Trustee meetings, lunches with guests, and all meetings involving the Head of School and Leadership Team
  • Providing logistical support, coordination, and oversight of specified Head of School events.
  • Ensuring high quality meeting materials, agendas and reports are prepared ahead of meetings as necessary. This includes editing, creating, formatting, managing key details, collating information and distributing.

This is a full-time, year-round, salaried position offering a generous benefits package including retirement plan, health benefits, paid vacation, and more. This position works through school closures (Spring Break, Winter Break, and Summer) except when school administrative offices are closed or as directed by the Head of School.

How to Apply

To apply for this position please email a letter of interest, résumé and contact information for three professional references to Mike Curtis, Chief Financial Officer, mcurtis@standrewsschools.org. Include "Executive Assistant to the Head of School" in the subject line. All submissions will be received in confidence.

Deadline to apply: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

St. Andrew’s Schools is an equal employment opportunity employer. To learn more about our school, please visit www.standrewsschools.org.

Summer Teachers for Lower School

Summer Teachers for Lower School

St. Andrew’s Schools is seeking accomplished part-time, summer school teachers for the summer term in the following positions:

  • Kindergarten
  • First Grade
  • Reading
  • Math
  • Orchestra
  • Science

Positions begins June 7, 2018 and ends July 27, 2018. We will be offering 3-week and 5-week courses. Individuals should have 3-5 years of teaching experience and hold a Bachelor’s Degree and/or a Master’s Degree in Education, Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, or equivalent.

A successful applicant:

  • Adheres to and promotes the mission, vision, and educational philosophy of St. Andrew’s Schools.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the subject area(s) to be taught and ability to develop and implement an interdisciplinary student-centered curriculum related to subject or grade matter.
  • Ability to work with and encourage students in the assigned grade levels toward accomplishing their personalized educational goals.
  • Maintain a growth mindset toward student learning by creating a vibrant, active, and engaging learning environment in and out of the classroom, using developmentally appropriate teaching methodologies to encourage critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, problem solving, and communication skills.

Upon hire, applicants must be able to provide the following:

  • TB Test
  • Clear Criminal Background Check

To apply, email a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and the names and contact information of three professional references to summer@standrewsschools.org

Deadline to apply: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

St. Andrew’s Schools is an equal employment opportunity employer. To learn more about our school, please visit www.standrewsschools.org

Summer Teachers for Middle & High School

Summer Teachers for Middle & High School

St. Andrew’s Schools is seeking accomplished part-time, summer middle and high school teachers for the summer term in the following positions:

  • Reading
  • Geometry
  • STEAM
  • Physiology
  • Conversational Korean
  • Orchestra

Positions begins June 7, 2018 and ends July 27, 2018. We will be offering 3-week, 5-week and 6-week courses.

Individuals should have 3-5 years of teaching experience and hold a Bachelor’s Degree and/or a Master’s Degree.

A successful applicant:

  • Adheres to and promotes the mission, vision, and educational philosophy of St. Andrew’s Schools.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the subject area(s) to be taught and ability to develop and implement an interdisciplinary student-centered curriculum related to subject or grade matter.
  • Ability to work with and encourage students in the assigned grade levels toward accomplishing their personalized educational goals.
  • Maintain a growth mindset toward student learning by creating a vibrant, active, and engaging learning environment in and out of the classroom, using developmentally appropriate teaching methodologies to encourage critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, problem solving, and communication skills.

Upon hire, applicants must be able to provide the following:

  • TB Test
  • Clear Criminal Background Check

To apply, email a letter of interest (describing why you are interested in this position), resume, salary requirements, and the names and contact information of three professional references to summer@standrewsschools.org

Deadline to apply: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

St. Andrew’s Schools is an equal employment opportunity employer. To learn more about our school, please visit www.standrewsschools.org

If you are interested in substitute teaching, please provide your cover letter and resume to substitute@standrewsschools.org.