Job Opportunities

Pono is currently offering 3 employment opportunities

Part-Time or Full-Time Early Childhood Teacher's Assistant 

Pono is seeking an individual to fill an Early Childhood TA position. We are looking for candidates who have experience teaching children ages 2-3 years old. Candidates with a background in the RIE approach, special education, Music, Mathematics, Humane Education, or who speak a foreign Language (Arabic, Spanish, or Japanese) are encouraged to apply.

To apply, submit a cover letter, current resume, and any additional information you think we should consider in evaluating you as a candidate. Strong applications will address the following questions:

  • What makes you a good fit for Pono?
  • What makes you a strong candidate for this position?
  • What support would you need to excel in the position? Please be specific.

All materials and inquiries are to be submitted electronically as an attachment to Dr. Maysaa Bazna (maysaa@pono.nyc).


Part-Time Literacy Educator 

Pono is currently looking to fill a part-time Literacy position. Background in Literacy Education (reading/writing) and experience teaching literacy in Middle School is required. General responsibilities include designing an innovative literacy curriculum, in conjunction with our Literacy educator, and leading literacy lessons for a small group of children, ages 7-11. Candidates with a background in special education, Music, Humane Education, or who speak a foreign Language (Arabic, Spanish, or Japanese) are encouraged to apply.

To apply, submit a cover letter, current resume, and any additional information you think we should consider in evaluating you as a candidate. Strong applications will address the following questions:

  • What makes you a good fit for Pono?
  • What makes you a strong candidate for this position?
  • What support would you need to excel in the position? Please be specific.

All materials and inquiries are to be submitted electronically as an attachment to Dr. Maysaa Bazna (maysaa@pono.nyc).


Part-Time Math Educator

Pono is currently looking to fill a part-time Math position. Background in Mathematics Education and experience teaching Math is required. General responsibilities include: designing an innovative math curriculum and leading math lessons for children ages 6 - 11. Candidates with a background in special education, Music, Humane Education, or who speak a foreign Language (Arabic, Spanish, or Japanese) are encouraged to apply.

To apply, submit a cover letter, current resume, and any additional information you think we should consider in evaluating you as a candidate. Strong applications will address the following questions:

  • What makes you a good fit for Pono?
  • What makes you a strong candidate for this position?
  • What support would you need to excel in the position? Please be specific.

All materials and inquiries are to be submitted electronically as an attachment to Dr. Maysaa Bazna (maysaa@pono.nyc).