Employment Opportunities

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

Are you interested in working at one of Hawai‘i’s Best Places to Work with awesome, passionate and talented peers? Check out the following employment opportunities!

Parent Facilitator

Do you believe that education is the key to success for our keiki?  Do you feel that our keiki’s first teacher should be their parent, caregiver or extended family member?  And do you feel the need to share your passion for education and empower others?  If so, you may be the person that we are looking for.  Under the direct supervision of the Program Director for the Keiki Steps to Kindergarten Program, the Parent Facilitator position supports parents to transition their child into Kindergarten.

General Duties:  Helps parents with individualized parenting skills via designed parenting education curriculum, utilizes strong communication and presentation skills, plans and implements parent/child interactive activities, provides a support system to parents by sharing available community resources, and facilitates parent education classes.

Qualifications:  Three years of experience working in an early childhood setting with children between the ages of 0-8.

Preferred Experience: Knowledge and experience with working in Native Hawaiian communities.

Interested candidates may send a cover letter and resume to:  elsai@inpeace.org

 

 

Lead Teacher

We are searching for the right individual whose vibrant personality will bring a positive energy to our Keiki Steps to Kindergarten Program.  The Lead Teacher will be a key team player of the 3 week program under the general supervision of the Area Coordinator.

General Duties:  Works and shares responsibilities for activities and deadlines with the Area Coordinator. Introduces basic skills preparing our keiki for the first day of Kindergarten. Effectively teaches curriculum based on the Hawai‘i Preschool Content Standards and transition best practices. Participates in planning and coordinates closely with other program staff. Adheres to applicable regulations and procedures. Creates a safe and pleasant learning environment for the keiki in the program.

Qualifications:  Valid teaching license from the State of Hawai‘i or Child Development Accreditation (CDA)

Preferred Experience:  Knowledge and experience with working in Native Hawaiian communities.

Interested candidates may send a cover letter and resume to: elsai@inpeace.org

 

 

Area Coordinator

Do you have a strong understanding of the importance of Kindergarten transition?  A strong love and passion for helping others in our community and have great organization skills?  We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to be our Area Coordinator for our Keiki Steps to Kindergarten Program.

General Duties:  Assists with recruitment of children entering kindergarten, works with schools on student registration for program, plans and coordinates parent orientations and teacher debriefings, ensures that teachers receive proper program forms and teacher binders, ensures that teachers complete needed forms including employment forms, program forms, and documentation of program activities.

Qualifications:  Three years experience working in an early education setting with children between the ages of 0-8.

Preferred Experience:  Knowledge and experience with working in Native Hawaiian communities.

Interested candidates may send a cover letter and resume to: elsai@inpeace.org

 

 

Program Director

Interested in working in a Best Places to Work Company with cool, passionate, and talented peers?

We are searching for an extremely enterprising individual with outstanding organizational skills. Must have excellent communication skills both written and verbal to prepare clear and concise reports.  The Program Director for The Kulia and Ka Lama Academy is responsible for the overall management and evaluation for the program.  If you are detail oriented, flexible in schedule, and have the ability to analyze problems and develop effective solutions, you may be the individual we are looking for!

General Duties:  Ensures the effective and efficient implementation of the program through the development and ongoing review of program policies, activities, and approaches.  Provides financial oversight which includes approval of programmatic expenses, and administrative and scholarship payments within the budget.  Works with the VP of Finance to ensure that funds are properly expended and accounted for.  Completes all reports to federal and local funders to ensure program implementation is occurring to contract to scope and budget.  Supervises and supports staff for the KKLEA program.

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Education Administration, or related field.  Experience in College Success and Community Workforce Development.  Two years directly related experience working with non-traditional college students.  Two years supervisory and management experience, community work and facilitation.

Preferred Experience:  Knowledge and experience with working in Native Hawaiian communities.

Interested candidates may send a cover letter and resume to: elsai@inpeace.org

 

 

Teachers Aide (Hilo Area)

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is a leader in their family or community, is flexible, a hard worker, able to get along with others, and willing to try new things.  The Teacher’s Aide will be a part of the Site Team under the immediate supervision of the Keiki Steps Program Director at appointed Hilo site.

General Duties: Responsible for assisting in the Keiki Steps parent participation preschool program; providing educational support to children and their parents/caregivers as needed; setting up and breaking down the site daily; preparing snack; supporting circle time and assessments.

Qualifications:  HS Diploma, experience with working with children ages 0-5, CDA certified or a commitment towards earning the credential.

Preferred Experience:  Knowledge and experience with working in Native Hawaiian Communities

Interested candidates may send a cover letter and resume to:  elsai@inpeace.org