Island Pacific Academy is seeking a passionate and progressive educator to work with Elementary Students (K-5) and Faculty, as Student Activities and Innovation Coordinator.
SUMMARY OF DUTIES
Reporting to the Elementary Principal, the Student Activities and Innovation Coordinator will be responsible to help coordinate, develop and implement relevant Innovation, Design Thinking and Real-World Projects in the Elementary Division. In addition, the Student Activities and Innovation Coordinator will provide support to all Student Activities and Student-Led Initiatives. This will include direct work with students and direct support and coaching of faculty.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES -Coordinates the Sustainability Program at IPA, which will include gardening, worm bins, composting, recycling, reduction of one-use plastics, making it a seamless, student-driven part of school life.
-Coordinates Elementary Student Activities including Grade 5 Student Action Committee, Monday morning and Friday afternoon Assemblies, Student/Parent Volunteer Led Library, the Navigator Credit Union, Spirit Week, Grade 5 vs Teacher Kickball game/field day, and other student-led activities.
-Liaison between Elementary Teachers/Students and Administration for Special Performances such as Na Kupuna Day, the Multicultural Program, & May Day. Works with Director of Facilities.
-Collaborates on yearbook with Secondary Yearbook Advisor on behalf of Elementary.
-Supports and facilitates Design Thinking and Innovative Projects happening in grade level classrooms, allowing students to work on projects that address real-world problems or connections. Collaborates with classroom teachers on these projects.
-Other duties as assigned by the Elementary Principal and his/her designee.
QUALIFICATIONS -Bachelors Degree or higher in Education or related field -Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience -Experience organizing and managing a student-centered classroom that includes age-appropriate, culturally responsive classroom management practices. -Experience developing caring classroom environments where instructional time is dedicated to community-building, conflict resolution skill-building, and empowering students to be creative, innovative, collaborative, adaptable, and accountable. -Excellent communication/interpersonal skills, as well as, a desire to collaborate with various stakeholders to help develop a whole-school community. -The ability to multitask and be flexible, in response to students', teachers', and school's needs. -The ability to be organized and meet deadlines.