Job Opportunities

Pono is currently offering 2 employment opportunities

Full-Time Early Childhood Teacher 

Pono is seeking an individual to fill an Early Childhood teacher position. We are looking for candidates who hold an early childhood certification and have experience teaching children ages 2–3 years old, or 4–5 years old. Candidates who are balanced, energetic, a child at heart, interested in nontraditional educational philosophies, and who have a strong background in the RIE approach, special education, music, art, dance, humane education, or who speak a foreign language (especially Arabic, Spanish, or Japanese) are encouraged to apply.

Benefits include health insurance, in-house professional development, and paid school holidays and breaks. Salary is based on experience and degree. Make a living making a difference!

Part-Time Math Educator

Pono is currently looking to fill a part-time math position. A background in mathematics education and experience teaching math are required. General responsibilities include: designing an innovative math curriculum and leading math lessons for children ages 6–12. Candidates with a background in special education, music, humane education, or who speak a foreign language (especially Arabic, Spanish, or Japanese) are encouraged to apply.

To apply to any of the above positions, 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).