Hawaii Preparatory Academy seeks a permanent full-time Upper School History teacher in our Social Studies Department for the 2018-19 academic year. We seek candidates who will bring vitality and experience to the full range of courses in the department, including U.S. History, World History, ability to teach Hawaiian History and electives as determined by department and teacher. A minimum of three years of classroom teaching experience is required.
Successful engagement with the age level and experience teaching History are essential qualities for the successful candidate. Enthusiasm, depth of content-area knowledge, and eagerness to engage with colleagues over pedagogical and curricular matters are crucial qualities that HPA seeks in candidates. In addition to classroom teaching, the position includes athletic coaching, student advising, ability to drive a 14 passenger bus (training is supplied), and support of the boarding program. A willingness to participate in all aspects of a residential school community is essential.
Comprehensive salary and benefits will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Hawaii Preparatory Academy is committed to cultivating and sustaining a community that embraces difference and welcomes candidates who will add to the racial and cultural diversity of our community. Hawaii Preparatory Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please email your documents expressing your qualifications for the position and interest in the Hawaii Preparatory Academy to Michelle Guppy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“History Search” should be the subject line, and required documents include a cover letter, current resume, and three professional reference letters. This position closes on January 14, 2018.
Hawai`i Preparatory Academy, founded in 1949, is an independent coeducational school providing a full range of opportunities for students from kindergarten through grade 12. Our boarding program admits students in grades 9 through 12.
The school has two campuses in the town of Waimea (Kamuela) on the island of Hawai`i. The Lower and Middle Schools are located on nine acres in the heart of Hawai...`i's ranching country, while the Upper School is located just two miles away on a 200-acre campus at the foot of the Kohala Mountains.