Hawaii Preparatory Academy is currently seeking an experienced educator to fill a position within our upper school mathematics department for the 2019 – 2020 academic year. The teaching assignment is negotiable, but the ideal candidate should be able to teach competently the range of standard upper school math courses from Algebra I through Calculus.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three to five years of experience teaching mathematics at the high school level and hold a degree in a related discipline. Boarding school and coaching experience are preferred. Upper School teachers at HPA are expected to teach, advise, and lead students according to HPA's curriculum and mission. Our teachers work with students on the continuous development of skills, attitudes, and knowledge required to make effective college, career and life choices.
The preferred candidate will exhibit the following:
A deep appreciation for discharging responsibly the many duties inherent in employment at a boarding school.
An all-for-one/one-for-all “team player” attitude.
A willingness to add meaningfully to the school’s co-curricular programs.
A proven ability to be a stellar role model for young people, both in and out of the classroom
Interested candidates should forward their cover letter, resumé, and three professional reference letters to Michelle Guppy at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than February 20, 2019, for first-round consideration.
Previous High School Math teaching experience preferred
Knowledge of Statistics and Computer Programming a plus
Proven ability to collaborate with other teachers of the same course, department, and whole faculty
The desire to work as a team player with faculty, staff, and administrators
Ability to interact professionally with parents and community members
Maturity and personal stability sufficient for a demanding position
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.