Director of Studies/Curriculum, Elementary Teacher
Design and implement Language Arts curriculum and ensure curriculum guidelines are functionally integrated throughout the Elementary School. Lead in curriculum development and professional learning.
Implement targeted instruction to systematically provide identified students with the additional time and support needed to learn at high levels. This includes remedial, reinforcement, and enrichment experiences for individual and small groups of students.
Keep apprised of current teaching and assessment methodologies
Manage Language Arts curriculum decisions and facilitate the development of curriculum documents (e.g. curriculum maps and benchmarks)
Develop and maintain a curriculum resource center
Lead and/or coordinate Language Arts curricular-related meetings and faculty in-service trainings
Support and encourage teachers in their professional development, particularly in the areas of assessment and instructional strategies
Maintain records and trend data of internal school assessments and communicate data with faculty
Work collaboratively with faculty to implement Language Arts curriculum, instruction, assessment changes based on data
Lead and/or coordinate new teacher instruction regarding methodologies specific to HBA curriculum (e.g. Gradual Release, Learning Targets)
Model sound teaching practices as needed
Work collaboratively with elementary, middle & high school principals, HBA Curriculum Director and Supplemental Programs Director
Coordinate and work with classroom teachers, peer Academic Resources Teacher, principal and guidance counselor to determine academic needs of students
Plan and implement lessons to meet students’ needs
Monitor and track progress of students. Report progress to classroom teachers, counselor and principal
Share the love and faith in Jesus Christ with students.
Assist the principal in providing an atmosphere conducive to learning and teaching.
Other duties as assigned.
Education/Training: Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and Master of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction.
Experience: Minimum of three (3) years teaching at the elementary school level.
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary for teacher with Masters degree and 3 years of experience - $50,403
About Hawaii Baptist Academy
Hawaii Baptist Academy (HBA) is a private school located in Honolulu. Established in 1949 by Christian missionaries, we now have more than 1,000 students enrolled in grades Kindergarten - Grade 12. All of our graduates qualify for college, and more than 100 students make a decision to follow Jesus each year.
Our Mission Statement
Hawaii Baptist Academy is a Christian college-preparatory school that equips students spiritually, intellectually, physically, socially, and emotionally, so that they bring honor to God.
Academic Excellence in a Christian Community
At HBA, we strive to provide a safe, nurturing, Christian environment where our students can learn and thrive.
Our approach to strengthen each child, as an individual, has proved successful with all HBA graduates gaining acceptance to colleges in Hawaii and numerous colleges nationwide and abroad.
Our students regularly score above the national and state averages on both the Scholastic Aptitude Test and the American College Test.
Our smaller class sizes allow us the ability to provide students with more personal attention than much larger schools. It also allows our students the opportunity to devel...op lifelong friendships.
Affiliation and Accreditation
HBA is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, and the Association of Christian Schools International. It is licensed by the Hawaii Council of Private Schools. HBA is governed by a board of directors elected by the executive board of the Hawaii Pacific Baptist Convention, an association of Southern Baptist churches in Hawaii.