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Job Opportunities at Le Jardin Academy

Le Jardin Academy is the first school in Hawaii to offer the full International Baccalaureate continuum.  Le Jardin Academy is a nurturing, vigorous learning community. Our college prepatory program strives to create curious, active learners who excel scholastically and have the opportunity to develop their skills and talents.  Students are supported in learning to lead balanced, healthy lives, to appreciate the arts, and to value the diverse perspectives of other people and cultures.  Our goal is to develop knowledgeable, responsible and caring young people of character who help to create a more peaceful and sustainable world through understanding, stewardship, and respect.

All positions-must be authorized to work in the United States.

Non-Discrimination Statement 

Le Jardin Academy values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds. The School does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, creed or national origin in the administration of its admission, tuition assistance, employment determination, or its other procedures or programs.


Kindergarten Teacher Dec 2015-Jun 2016

Full-time teacher for kindergarten to cover a maternity leave from December 14, 2015 – June 3, 2016.

Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Education a must with a minimum of 3 years teaching experience.  Kindergarten experience preferred. 

Click here for a detailed description of the position.

Experience with IB Primary Years Programme a plus.

Must be available earlier if needed.

Submit cover letter and resume including a minimum of three references to

No phone calls, please.

After School Teacher

Immediate hiring for certified or non- certified teacher for Le Jardin Academy After School Program.

2:15 – 6:00 p.m., Mon-Fri, 8.75- $15/hour commensurate on qualifications. 

High School diploma required must be legal to work in the United States.  

Fax resume to Tori Langley 262-9339 or email

Please no phone calls.

Coaches for Kayaking, Volleyball, Canoe Paddling, Water Polo, Golf

Le Jardin Academy is seeking coaches for various levels in Kayaking, Volleyball, Canoe Paddling, Water Polo and Golf for the 2015-2016 school year.  Le Jardin competes in the Interscholastic League of Honolulu (ILH).  The ideal candidate has had playing and coaching experience and is able to motivate and teach effectively at a variety of skill levels. 

Le Jardin is a nurturing and vigorous learning community.  Positive communication and mutual respect between coaches, students, parents and the Athletic Department are valued and expected.  

Interested candidates please send letter of interest, resume and contact information for (3) three professional references to the Interim Athletic Director  No phone calls please.

Mandarin Chinese Substitute Teacher

Le Jardin is seeking a Mandarin Chinese Substitute Teacher.  A Bachelor degree is required; teaching experience is preferred.  Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.  Please send resume and cover letter  No phone calls, please. 


Position:              Director of Advancement

Department:        Advancement

Reports to:          Headmaster

Direct Reports:  Advancement Staff, Communications and PR Manager, Marketing Manager, Alumni Relations Coordinator, Development Coordinator, Grant Writer

Date:                   July 2015


Job Summary: 

Provide strategy and leadership for the Advancement Office, which is responsible for fund raising, development, alumni relations; marketing, communications and public relations.  In particular, developing and maintaining solid relationships to ensure the success of the school’s capital fundraising.


Key Areas of Responsibility



  • Plans and leads the implementation of all major fundraising activities of the School including the Annual Fund and major and planned giving. This includes management and implementation of prospect research, donor cultivation and relations, gift acknowledgement and donor stewardship, grant proposals, and participation in “asks” when appropriate.


  • Provide guidance for all fundraising and relationship building events.


Public Relations

  • Oversees the development and maintenance of external relationships with key publics of the school, including alumni, parents the Windward community and the rest of Oahu.


  • Oversees the development of internal and external communications for the school, including print, video and electronic articles and publications, and publicity strategies for events.  Ensure all communications are in line with the LJA communication strategy.


  • Crisis management, liaison with media and relevant parties to ensure media releases are factually correct and reflect a positive image of LJA.


  • Oversees the development and implementation, in conjunction with appropriate divisions, of the overall marketing plan and strategies of the school.  Key marketing and promotion activities center on recruitment of students and faculty and the overall development function of the school


Alumni Relations

  • Oversee alumni programs to ensure that relations with LJA alumni are maintained and enhanced, to promote participation in LJA events and increased support in fund raising efforts.


  • Provides leadership to the Advancement Office and Advancement committee of the school’s Board of Trustees.


  • Prepare and monitor the annual advancement budget in order to ensure that sufficient funding is allocated and approved for various operations, and that overall operations are executed within budget.


  • Work as part of the LJA Schoolwide Leadership Team to collaboratively develop and lead policy, strategy and guide the direction for the school.


  • Undertake other duties and functions as required by the Headmaster, which will help impact and strengthen the contributions of the function.


Experience and Qualifications:



  • Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in PR, Marketing, Business, Communications or related field preferred.



  • 8-10 years experience in public relations and development related functions, of which a minimum of 3 years should be in management with supervisory responsibilities
  • Experience in fund raising and major capital campaigns
  • Experience or interest in education



  • Solid fundraising experience and a strong record of soliciting foundation, corporate, and individual support coupled with proven experience in dealing with the media, corporate sponsors and ideally organizing major corporate events.
  • Demonstrated track record of strong leadership that is entrepreneurial, flexible, responsive and diplomatic, including a track record for leading, managing and developing a team; demonstrated ability to encourage and energize staff, professional peers, donors, community business leaders, government officials and other friends of the school.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation, and public speaking skills; ability to represent LJA in public forums.  A clear and confident communication style that shows spirit, enthusiasm and integrity.
  • High level interpersonal skills including demonstrated relationship building, influencing and negotiation skills with the ability to interact with individuals at all levels.
  • Well-developed capacity to manage a range of internal and external stakeholder relationships and respond appropriately to competing demands and interests.
  • Strong interest in and passion for developing collaborative multidisciplinary working relationships and the social networks central to innovation and entrepreneurship, including the ability to coordinate relevant committees and work with the Board of Trustees.

Apply to No phone calls please.

Bus Driver for Athletics

Le Jardin Academy is seeking an on-call Bus Driver. Must have CDL with P and S endorsements. The ideal candidate is a good communicator with a clean record who is conscientious, reliable and enjoys working with students of all ages. Please contact Kathy Erwin, Acting Director of Athletics at 808-261-0707, Extension 1610  or e-mail  


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