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Job Title:
Middle/High School Social Studies Teacher
Job Type:
Full Time
Position Level:
Job Description:

La Pietra - Hawaii School for Girls seeks applicants for school year 2019-2020 for a Social Studies teacher, specifically Grade 8 Civics, Grades 11/12 US History, and AP-US History.


The ideal candidate will hold a degree in the specified subject area or a related field, have teaching experience with both middle and high school students preferably in an independent school, and be knowledgeable in best practices in teaching . This position consists of a full-time teaching load of three sections per term, responsibility for homeroom oversight, and involvement in extra-curricular and co-curricular activities. 

Applicant Requirements:

To be considered, interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and an employment application from the school’s website www.lapietra.edu to Dawn Ijiri, Executive Assistant, via email to: dijiri@lapietra.edu or via postal mail to: 2933 Poni Moi Rd., Honolulu, HI 96815. 


Essential qualifications:

·        Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in subject area, Education, or related field

·        Evidence demonstrating a successful track record of teaching in any of the grade levels listed above, with willingness to teach both middle school and high school grade levels

·        Evidence demonstrating contributions to a school environment beyond classroom instruction

·        Evidence demonstrating a successful track record as a positive, charismatic adult presence in the lives of young people, with an awareness of the role boundaries of teacher, parent, and student

·        Evidence demonstrating a successful track record as a positive, productive colleague in working with other adults in a school setting

·        Understanding and appreciation of the culture, history, and diversity of Hawai‘i

·        Understanding and appreciation of single-gender school contexts

·        A personal demeanor that demonstrates empathy, industriousness, and kindness

·        Physical presence and ability to begin working in Hawai‘i on or before July 29, 2019

Desirable qualifications:

·        Advanced degree in subject area, Education, or related field

·        Evidence of a successful track record of teaching in both middle and high school grade levels

·        Previous experience in an all-girls independent school environment

·        Previous experience as a leader of a specific school club or team

·        Evidence demonstrating additional expertise in any of the following fields: general educational research; learning neuroscience; educational psychology; curriculum and instruction; diversity, equity, and inclusion; educational technology implementation; or career experience in an area unrelated to teaching that enriches instructional practice

4 Year Degree
Non-discriminatory Statement:
La Pietra - Hawaii School for Girls does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or gender, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, arrest and court record except as provided by Haw. Rev. Stat. §378-2.5, disability, sexual orientation, military/veterans status, or other grounds protected under applicable state and federal laws, regulations, and/or executive orders. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.
Apply To:
Mrs. Dawn Ijiri
808-922-2744 x102
School Name:
La Pietra - Hawaii School for Girls
Street Address:
2933 Poni Moi Road
Honolulu, HI 96815
Head of School:
Dr. Josh Watson
Founding Date:
Religious Affiliation:
Membership Status:
Full Member
Day / Boarding:
Day Only
Girls Only
Grade Levels:
6th thru 12th
International Students Accepted:
Summer Programs Offered:
Kindergarten Cut Off Date:
Social Media:
Admissions Contact:
Mrs. Megan Meyer
Admissions Email:
09/09/2019 8:21 AM 06/30/2025 info@lapietra.edu School
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