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Teaching Positions

  • PreK Teacher 3-4 year olds 

  • 1st-2nd Grade 

  • 4th Grade 

  • Middle/High School 6-12 ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi

  • High School 9-12 Social Studies 

  • High School 9-12 Math

  • PreK-8th Grade ʻIke Hawaiʻi 

Qualifications for all teaching positions include:

  • Teacher license (or license in process)

  • A minimum of two years teaching experience, preferably in Hawai'i

  • Knowledge of relevant content standards

  • Knowledge and experience designing and delivering curriculum

  • Understanding and experience with delivering flexible, differentiated instruction

  • Ability to use the natural environment as a learning laboratory

  • Knowledge and respect for Hawaiian values, knowledge, and practices

  • Ability to establish positive relationships and work with diverse students need including those with special needs

  • Ability to establish learning culture based on Growth Mindset and Positive Discipline

  • Demonstrate positive attitude and Growth Mindset

  • Enjoy professional collaboration

  • Student-centered thinking and decision-making

  • Professionally responsible

Term: 10-month, Full-time, 40 hours per week

Pay: Base pay in accordance with HSTA collective bargaining salary schedule based on position level and years of service in Hawaiʻi, plus…

  • Maximum credits for private school and out-of-state experience. 

  • Differential pay negotiable for teachers with Hawaiian Language or Hawaiian Studies degree

  • Differential pay $8,000 for Special Education teachers with licensing in field

  • Differential pay of $7,500 for all VSAS teachers for teaching in “Hard-to-Staff” location

  • Relocation expenses negotiable

  • Full benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Paid Sick Leave and State Holidays

Start Date: July 30, 2024

Open until filled.

 

To apply, send resume, letter of interest, and three professional references to apply@volcanoschool.net. Indicate in the subject line the position for which you are applying.​​

Behavioral Specialist / Coach – Elementary, Volcano

VSAS seeks a full-time or part-time employee or contractor to serve as Behavioral Specialist. Responsibilities include providing direct services to elementary students including implementing behavioral interventions and data collection and to providing coaching to teachers in Safety Care by QBS strategies and implementing interventions. 

Qualifications include:

  • A minimum of two years of experience working with elementary students in a school setting

  • Safety Care by QBS trainer certification

  • Ability to provide effective coaching for adults

  • Knowledge of Google Mail, Calendar, Drive, Docs, Sheets

  • Ability to work well with others 

  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to Hawaiian values; e.g. aloha, laulima, lōkahi, hōʻihi, haʻahaʻa

  • Positive, growth mindset attitude.

  • Reliable and professionally responsible

 

Term: 10-month, Full-time or Part-time, 20-40 hours per week

Pay: Based on qualifications. For employee option, salary is in accordance with HGEA collective bargaining salary schedule based on position level and years of service in Hawaiʻi.  Employee status receives full benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Paid Sick Leave and State Holidays. 

Start Date: August 2, 2024

Open until filled.

To apply, send resume, letter of interest, and three professional references to apply@volcanoschool.net. Indicate in the subject line the position for which you are applying.

Educational Assistant – Elementary, Volcano

VSAS seeks a full-time Educational Assistant (PreK-2 grades) to provide academic and behavior support for students. Duties include working with students in small groups and 1:1, providing general support in the classroom and on learning trips, and assisting with supervision of recess/lunch and special events.

 

Qualifications include:

  • A minimum of two years of experience working with elementary students in a school setting

  • Knowledge of Google Mail, Calendar, Drive, Docs, Sheets 

  • Ability to work well with others 

  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to Hawaiian values; e.g. aloha, laulima, lōkahi, hōʻihi, haʻahaʻa

  • Positive, growth mindset attitude

  • Reliable and professionally responsible

 

Term: 10-month, Full-time, 40 hours per week

Pay: In accordance with HGEA collective bargaining salary schedule based on position level and years of service in Hawaiʻi.  Full benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Paid Sick Leave and State Holidays

Start Date: August 2, 2024

Open until filled.

 

To apply, send resume and three professional references including at least one supervisor to apply@volcanoschool.net. Indicate in the subject line the position for which you are applying.

Substitutes

Volcano School seeks qualified substitutes for teachers, educational assistants, bus drivers, cafeteria workers, custodial and office staff. To apply, send your resume to apply@volcanoschool.net or pick up an application in person. For resumes or applications sent by email, please include the position you are applying for in the subject line. 

Electives and After School Enrichment Instructors

Electives and After School Enrichment Instructors in cultural, visual, and performing arts including hula, hula drama, theater, dance, painting/drawing, sculpting/carving; robotics/3D printing; sports; etc.  Send resume and letter of interest to apply@volcanoschool.net.

Please be sure to note which position you are applying for when submitting application documents.

The Volcano School of Arts & Sciences (VSAS) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Donate
To donate money:
  • PayPal 
  • Mail check to VSAS PO Box 845, Volcano, HI 96785
  • Drop off check or cash to us at one of our campuses.
We also accept donations of items such as furniture, functioning technology, paper, and educational supplies. Please contact us at 808-985-9800 before dropping off items for donation.   

As a public charter school in Hawaiʻi, VSAS is funded primarily by the state. However, this funding is not sufficient and we rely on fundraising to implement a high quality educational program. Fundraising needs include curriculum materials, technology, musical instruments, art supplies, enrichment classes, Healthy Food Program, Green Team, and school bus service.  

Volunteer

At VSAS, we have numerous opportunities for parent and community volunteers to get involved during the school day, at special evening or weekend events, or even from home. Some volunteer opportunities include classroom teacher assistance, campus maintenance and beautification, supporting green initiatives and waste diversion, assisting with fundraising events, grant writing, volunteering for the Cooper Center, serving on the Governing Board or Friends of VSAS board, organizing in the school library, teaching an after-school enrichment class, chaperoning for field trips, helping with special events such as the Book Fair and family nights, and assisting with art programs such as the Spring Musical and Middle School Theater program. 

 

The Volcano School of Arts & Sciences, PCS requires a minimum of four hours of volunteer service for our school per family per year.  

 

We track volunteer hours to include in grant applications and reports of school performance. Please use the VSAS Volunteer Form to report your hours. Completed forms may be turned into the school office. 

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