Employment Opportunities

As positions become available, they will be posted on this page with instructions for applying.

Position:              Lead Teacher

Program:             Keiki Steps                         Location:             O`ahu

 

Under the general supervision of the Keiki Steps Associate Program Director, administers Keiki Steps program of instruction and adheres to the philosophy, goals and objectives as outlined in the institution’s mission. Responsible for the overall administration of activities and deadlines of the site. Participate in planning and coordinating closely with the APD on program, applicable regulations, procedures, and accountability practices. Prepares and implements lesson plans and holds regularly scheduled meeting with team member. Follow the FBC Outcomes Worksheets in the planning and development of integrated lesson plans. Follow ethical and professional practices in working with children, children’s records, parents, caregivers and colleagues. Works cooperatively with the Homestead leaders, partners, administrators of the site on which the Site is located, and special support personnel.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma and at least 2 years of experience working with children ages 0–5. CDA credential.

Ability to organize, coordinate, plan and implement a comprehensive instructional program for children and their families or caregivers. Knowledge of early care and education as well as other family support services available in the community. Ability to work a flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends. Ability to analyze problems, develop effective solutions and resolve problems within Hawaiian cultural context. Excellent interpersonal skills in order to interact with internal and external individuals, groups, organizations, and community agencies.

Preferred Experience: Knowledge and sensitivity to the interests and needs of families in Native Hawaiian communities and/or poverty communities.

 

Position:              `Ohana Family Advocate

Program:             Keiki Steps                         Location:             O`ahu

Part of the site team and under the immediate supervision of the Associate Program Director, the `Ohana Family Advocate will serve as a resource and referral for the families, coordinate parent workshops using the Keiki Steps Supplemental Parent Curriculum as a foundation and also maintain the parent center. Works closely with families to provide resources and referral services on-site. Determine parent/group needs and build meaningful relationships with families. Research resources, then provides appropriate resource to parent/group in a timely manner. Works with colleagues to plan and implement culturally appropriate family activity series. Reinforce the parent education component of curriculum. Schedules parent workshops and training. Performs Assessment testing.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school, including or supplemented by courses in early childhood and experience in the tasks above.

Knowledge of early care and education as well as other family support services available in the community. Proficiency required in oral and written communication, interpersonal relations. Willingness to work as part of a team. Ability to work a flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends. Excellent interpersonal skills in order to interact with internal and external individuals, groups, organizations, and community agencies.

Preferred Experience: Knowledge and sensitivity to the interests and needs of families in Native Hawaiian communities and/or poverty communities.

 Interested candidates, please send a cover letter and resume to richarda@inpeace.org.

 Continuous recruitment until position filled