Mana Maoli is currently Seeking 3 PT teachers on Oahu & Kaua’i for Mana Mele Project

Published July 31, 2015

Who is up for the exciting challenge of teaching our Hawaiian Charter School youth Mana Maoli’s ‘ABC’s’ – Academics, Business, & Culture – through music and multimedia?

Mana Maoli is currently seeking 3 part time teachers on Oahu and Kaua’i for our Mana Mele Project: www.manamaoli.org/maolimusic

Oahu – Mana Mele Multimedia Instructor ($20/hr, 15hrs/wk, 50wks)

Hakipu’u Learning Center Public Charter School, Kaneohe HI

10hrs/wk instruction, 2hrs/wk prep, 3hrs/wk curriculum development

Minimum qualifications:

  • Strong background in video production, from pre to post-production.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience teaching/working with youth
  • Curriculum Development Background
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Have an understanding of project-based learning and culturally relevant teaching methods
  • Have basic knowledge of Hawaiian culture, values, and language.
  • Experience working with Native Hawaiian youth, organizations and/or communities.

Please do not be discouraged from applying if you do not feel that you have all of the preferred qualifications.

*Co-teaching and/or applying for just the curriculum development or instruction aspects of the job are possible.

Kaua’i – 2 Mana Mele Instructors ($25/hr, 4-8hrs/wk, 40wks)

1. Kula Aupuni Ni’ihau a Kehelelani Aloha (KANAKA) Public Charter School, Kekaha HI

2. Kawaikini Public Charter School, Lihue HI

Minimum qualifications:

  • Strong background in music

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience teaching/working with youth
  • Have a basic knowledge in Hawaiian mele and music composition.
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Have an understanding of project-based learning and culturally relevant teaching methods
  • Have basic knowledge of Hawaiian culture, values, and language.
  • Experience working with Native Hawaiian youth, organizations and/or communities.

Please do not be discouraged from applying if you do not feel that you have all of the preferred qualifications.

In addition to drawing upon your own strengths, experiences and curriculum, you would involve music and multimedia industry pros as guest teachers, and pilot lessons developed by our Music & Multimedia Academy Design Team. Might this be a fit for you or someone you know?

Here is an opportunity to make a difference – via innovative, real world, culture-based education in support of Hawaiian charter school youth.

Email us at manamaoli@yahoo.com with any additional questions.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter via email to manamaoli@yahoo.com, mail or hand-delivery:

Mana Maoli — c/o Jessica Kihara
1618 Punahou St #204, Honolulu HI 96822

In your cover letter (1-2 pages), please share why you are applying and highlights of your qualifications. In the subject heading (if sent by email) or within the cover letter (if sent by snail mail of hand deliver), please note which schools you are interested in working with, “Hakipu’u,” “Kawaikini,” and/or “KANAKA.”

Also, please help us spread the word by passing this announcement along to your ‘ohana and friends.

Mahalo nui loa!!!

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