Employment opportunities at Assets School

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for considering employment at Assets School.  We are looking for strong candidates for the following position:

K-8 Principal
The K-8 Principal reports directly to the Head of School, and leads approximately 40 faculty and staff and 200 students. This position starts July 1, 2021.

Key Job Responsibilities, Needs and Aspirations

  • Demonstrates a deep commitment to the Assets School mission, vision and values in all situations
  • Balances the need to honor the principles and traditions that make Assets special with the need to innovate so the school remains an expert in multiple facets of education
  • Fosters a healthy school community and culture of kindness, belonging and equity
  • Recruits, retains, supports and mentors exceptional faculty and staff
  • In collaboration with the Curriculum Coaches, continues to develop and sustain a high quality academic program for students who are gifted and/or have language-based learning differences
  • Leads ongoing curriculum review and development
  • Collaborates with high school administration to ensure alignment of educational programs and healthy student transitions
  • Participates on the K-12 leadership team
  • Collaborates with counselors and faculty to promote student social-emotional health
  • Manages the K-8 budget
  • Leads the K-8 Summer School and Academies program
  • Stays current with educational research and best practices, especially those related to giftedness, language-based learning differences and twice-exceptional learners.
  • Collaborates with the Admissions, Business, and Advancement offices to achieve institutional goals
  • Demonstrates exceptional judgment in all situations

Personal Qualities and Experience

  • Demonstrates humility and the courage to lead
  • Demonstrates a visible joy in working with children and adolescents
  • Deep understanding and appreciation of different developmental stages
  • A personal style that is highly accessible, warm, honest and supportive
  • Active listener
  • Builds genuine trust
  • Holds core belief in the importance of diversity, equity, justice and inclusion work in schools
  • Highly effective communicator and collaborator
  • Comfortable being visible, engaged, and a positive presence within the Assets community and greater Hawaii educational field

Deadline: Open until filled

How to Apply: Please email the following materials as one pdf file: (1) Letter of Interest, (2) Resume, (3) Statement of Educational Philosophy, and (4) Names and contact information for five references (references will not be contacted until the candidate is notified).   Materials can be sent to Ryan Masa at rmasa@assets-school.org