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

Principal of The Prep (Grades K-5)

Position: Principal of The Prep (Grades K-5)

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

Start Date: August 1, 2018

STATEMENT OF OPPORTUNITY

St. Andrew’s Schools seeks to attract an inspiring and experienced educator interested in leading our all-boys, K-5 educational program. The successful candidate will have an affinity for understanding the developmental life of young boys and infuse this understanding into the instructional and educational program. The Prep Principal will be responsible for developing, implementing and refining our curricular and co-curricular programs and will possess a personal presence that instills trust, and radiates warmth and confidence. The Prep Principal will collaborate closely with our all-girls Lower School Principal and the Director of Educational Programs to ensure systemic coherence in our progressive and innovative K-12 coordinate school.

About St. Andrew’s Schools

Established in 1867 as Oahu’s first all-girls school, St. Andrew’s Schools fosters broad-minded awareness in every arena with a personalized curriculum that encourages children to discover their most expansive and courageous selves.

A transformational thinker and leader, our founder, Queen Emma Kaleleonālani dedicated herself to serving the health, educational and spiritual needs of her people. Known and loved for her humanitarian efforts throughout the islands, Queen Emma recognized the need for young girls to have access to a high-quality education and in 1867, founded the St. Andrew’s Priory School for Girls. Since the founding of The Priory 150 years ago, St. Andrew’s has grown to include The Prep, a K-5 boys school, and Queen Emma Preschool. Today, the students of St. Andrew’s Schools honor Queen Emma by perpetuating her legacy of compassion and leadership.

Position Description

The principal is charged with inspiring and leading the faculty as an instructional leader and ensuring a high quality educational program. The principal serves on the K-12 Educational Leadership Team as well as the School Leadership Team, and is a direct report to the Director of Educational Programs.

Responsibilities

●Provide educational vision and instructional leadership for The Prep and help to create learning environments and experiences where boys love to learn and thrive.

●Support and help teachers implement effective instructional strategies which are grounded in educational research on how children best learn, paying particular attention to the physical, social, emotional and psychological development of boys

●Provide strong, thoughtful, and dynamic instructional leadership that promotes teacher growth and thoughtful reflection on our curriculum and instructional practices

●Integrate innovative and emerging best practices into our educational programs to create engaging and effective learning experiences for our young boys

●Create and support engaging and innovative professional development opportunities for teachers

●Promote and support a broad and appropriate range of opportunities for student academic and personal growth through vibrant curricular and co-curricular programs

●Uphold a culture of care and kindness through respectful, honest, and helpful interactions with all community members

●Communicate effectively with all constituents (students, parents, faculty and staff) regarding educational programs and policies

●Promote open and healthy communication between the School and home

●Manage the day-to-day operations of The Prep, direct the staff in their duties, and work with faculty and families to ensure a quality education for each child

●Work collaboratively with the Educational Leadership Team to create a coherent and appropriately integrated K – 12 curriculum and co-curriculum that is continuously examined, renewed, and communicated

●Use opportunities and possibilities within the PK–12 educational program to ensure continuity, alignment, and coherence across our family of schools

●Work with the Director of Educational Programs and academic scheduler to prepare a master school class schedule and to assign teachers and students to classes and other obligations.

●In concert with the Director of Educational Programs hire faculty and evaluate performance

●Keep the Director of Educational Programs and the Head of School informed of the general programs, activities, and issues of the school as appropriate

Qualifications and Desirable Personal Qualities

●Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Education and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in teaching or elementary school students

●A minimum of 3 years’ experience in leading teachers (e.g. as a teacher leader, instructional coach, dean, department head, and/or division head)

●An effective and respected teacher who loves working with children, readily sees the unique gifts and talents of each child, and can help others do the same

●A strong communicator and relationship builder; an educational leader who engenders trust; and an individual who inspires change rather than mandates change

●A reflective, adaptable, and patient leader who is a unifier and is reasonable, sensitive, and perceptive

●Able to build consensus and forge relationships among various diverse constituencies while maintaining high standards and honoring a tradition of care and excellence

●A capacity to effectively and efficiently manage a complex and vibrant educational organization – with a demonstrated ability to prioritize, focus, delegate, and follow through

●An excellent judge of people and talent; experienced and skilled at hiring, while thoughtfully matching people with appropriate roles and positions

●A deep appreciation for diversity at all levels, at ease in a highly multi-cultural environment, and possess a deep understanding of, and keen sensitivity to, cultural differences

●An ability to lead and nurture a superb faculty/staff that is energetic, confident, thoughtful, loyal, and dedicated – and that seeks guidance in finding an appropriate student-centered balance between professional autonomy and professional collaboration

●A willingness to be an engaged, active, and enthusiastic personal presence in all aspects of student life

●A cultivator of meaningful engagement with students and their families through dialogue and attendance at school and community sponsored events

●A true learner who enjoys educating self and others about the educational, physical, social, emotional, and psychological needs of young boys

●An experienced, innovative designer of students experiences that meet the needs of young boys.

●A willingness to be a strong partner with the Director of Educational Programs to implement an innovative educational program and to marshal the resources to ensure student success

How to Apply

To apply, email a letter of interest, resume, salary requirements, and the names and contact information of three professional references to aakana@standrewsschools.org. Include PRINCIPAL OF THE PREP in the subject line. All submissions will be received in confidence.

Deadline to apply is January 19.

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

Admissions Assistant

Position: Admissions Assistant

Type: Full-time, year-round, salaried position – Non-Exempt

Start Date: Immediate

Position Description

The Admissions Assistant serves as the first point-of-contact for St. Andrew’s Schools and its Admissions Office, in addition to serving as the school receptionist. This position staffs the front office for the school and the Admissions Office and greets visitors, answers the telephone, and performs a variety of other support duties, in addition to being an effective and integral part of the Admissions Team. The Admissions Assistant supports the Director of Admissions and all members of the Admissions Team with administrative support, event coordination, database management, file and record keeping, and other admission functions as needed. The Admissions Assistant is a valuable member of the Admissions team and is expected to proactively contribute ideas about recruitment, marketing, retention, efficiency of processes, etc.

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 his/her 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 last 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.

Responsibilities

Reception

  • Answer and direct telephone calls to proper personnel
  • Assist parents and callers by answering general school questions, etc.
  • Deliver messages or items to students and to teachers

Admissions

  • Welcome all admissions guests
  • Answer all general admissions inquiries (school info, tuition, admission process, financial aid process, etc.)
  • Actively and continually contribute ideas for recruitment, retention, and admissions processes
  • Prepare admissions packets for inquiries and recruitment visits/events
  • Maintain and manage SchoolAdmin database to ensure for accuracy and data integrity
  • Manage routine (daily) correspondence: admissions and financial aid inquiries and acknowledgements, appointment reminders, follow-up on missing application items, push pages, etc.
  • Print all letters and envelopes for inquiries, admissions and financial aid decision letters (acceptance packets), etc.
  • Process inquiries, applications, and enrollment contracts in SchoolAdmin
  • Set up interviews in system and track and maintain contact with families to ensure interviews are booked and completed in a timely manner
  • Organizing large mail-outs and invitations for events or as assigned by Director of Admissions throughout the year
  • Prepare for Admissions events, including communicating with maintenance/facilities supervisor, reserving space on campus, getting dates on all-school calendar, etc., purchasing refreshments, and gathering needed materials
  • As needed, attend Admissions events to assist with set up, greeting families and staffing the check-in table, etc.
  • Assist with Parent and Student Ambassador groups
  • Produce and maintain records of school lists for interdepartmental communication: current student lists, attrition lists, etc.
  • Prepare application documents for Admissions Committee review
  • Follow-up with current families during re-enrollment process
  • Purchase/order admissions supplies
  • Other duties as assigned

Provide Coverage for Health Office when appropriate/needed

  • Receive visitors, issue visitor passes, and direct to proper person or department
  • Take phone calls for attendance/homework requests and submit to health office
  • Issue tardy/corridor/off-campus passes
  • Supervise children in health room
  • Dispense Band-Aids, ice packs, etc.

Qualifications

St. Andrew’s Schools is seeking candidate with an Associate degree or higher or equivalent of 3-5 years of experience in an administrative support position, preferably in an educational setting.

Specific Job Requirements

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to organize, multi-task and prioritize work; flexible by nature as is required in a school setting
  • Able to adapt effectively to constantly changing plans and priorities
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision and as part of a team
  • Ability to take initiative and provide feedback and suggestions to Director in an effort to improve processes and management of admissions work
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to problem-solve
  • Requires sound judgment, discretion and a high level of confidentiality. Must be willing to sign a confidentiality agreement.
  • Excellent customer service
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Must be available to work nights and weekends, as necessary, to support special school and/or admissions events
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience using desktop publishing programs such as InDesign and Photoshop a plus
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds

Hours

7:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday. 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.

Compensation

This is a full-time, year-round, salaried position offering a generous benefits package including retirement plan, health benefits, paid vacation, tuition remission, and more.

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 Braelyn Prior at bprior@standrewsschools.org. Letters may be addressed to Stephanie Jones. Please include ADMISSIONS ASSISTANT 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.

Part-time Administrative Assistant for Summer School

Part-time Administrative Assistant for Summer School

St. Andrew’s Schools Summer School Program is looking for a part-time mornings (7:00 am – 1:00 pm), temporary Administrative Assistant. Position begins June 6, 2018 and ends July 31, 2018. The applicant must be prompt, reliable, and detail-oriented with strong organizational and communication skills. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

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

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.

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