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?ōlelo Hawai?i Long Term Substitute Teacher
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?ōlelo Hawai?i Long Term Substitute Teacher

St Andrew’s Schools - The Priory is looking for a long term substitute teacher for Fall quarter (August 22 - October 11) to teach ?ōlelo Hawai?i levels I-V and one section of Introductory Hawaiian. Classes are combined as follows: Hawaiian 1/2/3, Hawaiian 4/5, and Passport 8 (an 8th-grade introduction to language).  For combined level classes, the combined levels meet during the same class period. Instruction and curriculum are differentiated for each level. Course text for levels 1-5 is Ka Lei Ha’aheo. The course “Passport 8” utilizes a teacher developed workbook that will be provided.  This substitute should hold a BA and should be highly proficient in spoken and written Hawaiian. Those interested should contact Nichole Field, St. Andrew’s Schools-The Priory Upper School Principal at nfield@standrewsschools.org 


The St. Andrew’s Schools teacher is professional, collaborative, and supportive of the school through her/his contributions. The teacher participates actively in professional development opportunities and reflective teaching practices; she/he is committed to working with all students and celebrates the diversity of St. Andrew’s Schools as reflected in our students, faculty, staff, and extended ‘ohana. She/he is comfortable managing the demands and pressures of the position.  Our teachers model flexibility, resilience, a growth mindset, mindfulness, and technological competence to our students in and outside the classroom. This position assumes that all general expectations and Basic Teacher Expectations (refer to Faculty Handbook) for all classroom teachers will be met.


  • Adheres to and promotes the mission, vision, and educational philosophy of St. Andrew’s Schools,

  • Creates a vibrant, active, and engaging learning environment in and out of the classroom, using research-based, developmentally appropriate teaching methodologies to engender critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, problem solving, and communication skills,

  • Demonstrates knowledge of and proficiency in the Hawaiian language,

  • Prepares course objectives and outlines course of study following curriculum guidelines, curriculum maps, and any school requirements as guided by the mission of St. Andrew’s Schools,

  • Integrates meaningful and appropriate use of technology within the curriculum and maintains and updates classroom Canvas (website) on a weekly basis,

  • Prepares and administers a variety of assessments; records results and provides timely feedback on students’ progress to students, parents, and colleagues,

  • Tailors instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners

  • Creates a warm and welcoming learning environment by facilitating the creation of group agreements in the classroom and actively guiding and supporting student interactions and relationships,

  • Maintains order in the classroom and throughout common campus areas,

  • Counsels students when students face academic and/or behavioral challenges

  • Discusses students’ academic and behavioral progress and areas for growth with parents/guardians and school administration,

  • Maintains all records pertaining to student attendance and students’ progress

  • Communicates (orally and in writing) with students, parents, administrators, and colleagues about curriculum, children, and child development issues,

  • Demonstrates good judgment concerning sensitive information and maintains confidentiality when needed,

  • Displays a sensitive, cooperative and flexible demeanor in interactions with others,

  • Keeps current in contemporary pedagogical thinking, strategies and techniques by reading professional journals and attendance at professional conferences, workshops and courses,

  • Demonstrates professionalism through reliability, punctuality, participation in meetings and staff development opportunities,

  • Demonstrates professionalism in personal appearance and self-care,

  • Maintains personal integrity and respectful attitude in professional relationships,

  • Communicates in a punctual, professional, and friendly manner with parents, colleagues, supervisors, and external community members

  • Collaborates with all departments and offices as required,



St. Andrew’s Schools is seeking a substitute teacher for ?ōlelo Hawai?i levels I-V.  Substitute should hold a BA in any subject area and should be highly proficient in Hawaiian.  

Specific requirements include:

  • Ability to develop and implement curriculum, assessments, and utilize instructional best practices

  • Proficient computer skills with experience in the use of email, Microsoft Office, Google tools, and Learning Management Systems and Student Information Systems such as Canvas and PowerSchool

  • Knowledgeable about best practices in implementing educational technology in the classroom

  • Proven years of experience working with young children

  • Be able to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs

  • Regularly use close and distance vision

  • Frequently stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit

  • Turn, bend, reach, and occasionally climb

  • Work in a climate-controlled classroom environment with moderate noise level


How to Apply

To apply, email a letter of interest (describing why you are interested in this position), resume, salary requirements, and the names and contact information of three professional references to nfield@standrewsschools.org.  

Deadline to apply: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


St. Andrew’s Schools is an equal employment opportunity employer. To learn more about our school, please visit www.standrewsschools.org.


Applicant Requirements:
4 Year Degree
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School Name:
St. Andrew's Schools - The Priory
Street Address:
224 Queen Emma Square
Honolulu, HI 96813
Head of School:
Dr. Ruth Fletcher
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Girls Only
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K thru 12th
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Admissions Contact:
Mrs. Stephanie Jones
Admissions Email:
03/25/2019 10:47 AM 06/30/2022
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