Employment Opportunities

Mathematics Teacher

Island School (ischool.org) seeks two mathematics or mathematics/science teachers with a commitment to private education in a college preparatory environment. This is a 10-month, full time position.

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 2017-18 school year. Information may be emailed to: shannon@ischool.org

Appropriate candidates should have 2+ years of teaching experience with an emphasis and interest in problem based learning, differentiated instruction, teaching a range of abilities in ability based groupings, and experience teaching some combination of Algebra II, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, College Algebra, and/or Physics. Teaching responsibilities include four or five sections in grades 8-12. Additional responsibilities include serving as an advisor, full participation in the life of the school, leading a club or other initiative, and/or coaching.

Minimum Qualifications include:

  • B.A. degree and 2 + years of relevant teaching experience in a non-profit independent school.
  • 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.
  • Commitment to and alignment with the School’s mission and vision

Athletic Director

Island School (ischool.org) seeks a Athletic Director with a commitment to private education in an college preparatory environment. This is a 12-month, full time position and reports to the Head of School.

Responsibilities will include developing, implementing, and managing the school’s Athletic Department. Essential functions include:

  • Acts as consultant to the administration and coaching staff.
  • Is responsible for ordering and purchasing all uniforms and/or equipment and accessories for teams..
  • Works with Head of School to recruit coaches and make coaching assignments.
  • Works with coaches to insure that all athletes have the necessary health forms completed and on file.
  • Meets with all head coaches at the beginning of the season to review policies, guidelines, and expectations. Meet with all head coaches during the season to review progress conduct meetings as needed to keep them informed pertaining to their coaching, school schedules, and the athletic program. Conducts formal evaluations of coaches and review with coaches.
  • To organize regular information on the various programs for public recognition of athletic achievements through school web site and local newspaper.
  • Conducts individual reviews with all coaches.
  • Oversees all the athletic facilities; schedules practice use; recommends maintenance and repairs, prepare fields, ensures all equipment is organized, and maintain inventory.  
  • Works closely with the Booster Club and functions as liaison between all coaches and Booster Club.
  • Develops, supervises and coordinates the budget for the athletic department.
  • Represent IS in all athletic business conducted at the Island and HHSAA levels.
  • Develops and distributes eligibility rosters for all sports.
  • Functions as liaison between the schools athletic and academic programs: distributes rosters, schedules, itinerary, and eligibility.
  • Communicates with parents to support overall athletic goals and philosophy of IS.
  • Promotes PK-12 pride in athletics.
  • Plans, organizes, and supervises all athletic awards programs.
  • Maintains sports records.

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 application when the position is filled.

Information may be emailed to:

shannon@ischool.org

 

Minimum Qualifications include:

  • B.A. degree and five years of relevant coaching experience in a non-profit independent school athletic environment.
  • Ability to think and plan strategically and creatively.
  • Demonstrated success in managing athletic programs and working with teachers, students, parents, AD’s and media.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work independently and in a group.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with coaches, parents, students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors, and representatives from the sports community.
  • Ability to motivate and manage volunteers.
  • Knowledge and skill in use of social media.
  • Strong work ethic, adaptability, generous spirit, and confident speaking and writing skills.
  • Commitment to and alignment with the School’s mission and vision      

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