Careers

Application Process

Apply

Your online profile has been created once you generate an online application.

This will ease the application process for additional positions or future vacancies, just be sure to remember your username and password!

Here are some tips to consider:
 

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  • Be thorough.

    Read through the job posting in detail to ensure that the position is a good fit for your background, experience, and skill set. When submitting your application, ensure it is aligned with the experience, skills and competencies listed on the job posting.
  • Be specific.

    List specific details of your background. If you are applying for a teaching position, list your teaching experience by subjects and grade levels; include committee participation; explain leadership roles; and share any other applicable experience. If you are applying to a staff position, please list past positions, responsibilities,  duties, and related  accomplishments.
  • Be consistent.

    Ensure that your application and resume include consistent information. If the information listed differs, a member from our Talent Management Team may need to clarify your experience, which may slow down the hiring process.
  • Watch the clock.

    The application website will time out after two hours for your own security. When submitting your application, be sure that you have the time to commit to the application process. If your time is almost up, we recommend completing the required fields and submitting as soon as possible. Once your application has been submitted, you can always return to update your application.

Review

Your application will be thoroughly and carefully reviewed by the Talent Management Team at Punahou School.

We will look at each application to ensure each applicant has the experience and background required for the position they applied for. You may be contacted if aspects of your background or experience require further clarification. Beyond this, your application will be reviewed carefully to ascertain that your background and experience will transfer well to any other position or upcoming vacancies.

Some positions require additional skills testing as part of the screening process. If you do need to complete a skills test, someone will guide you through the skills testing process.

Mahalo for your understanding that Punahou School receives many qualified applicants for open positions. The best way for us to get to know you better is to follow the application tips.

Interview

 
 

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  • Reread the job posting.

    Ensure that you are prepared to share details of your experiences as they relate to the job posting.
  • Think about past experiences.

    You may be asked questions about how you have been able to demonstrate job-related skills and competencies in your past and/or current employment. 
  • Do your research.

    Review why the position is a good fit, why Punahou School is a place in which you will excel, and practice answering interview questions. 
  • The interview is a two-way street.

    It is also an opportunity for you to make sure that the position and school are a good match for you. After doing your research, prepare questions to ask the interviewers that will help you to determine this. 
  • Be prepared.

    Be ready to participate in a performance task.

Offer

If selected for the position, we will contact you with details of the job offer.

Punahou School offers a well-rounded, comprehensive and competitive total rewards package. Our market-based compensation program is designed to provide competitive pay that reflects an individual’s skill, knowledge, competence and performance.

If you are being offered a position, with your verbal acceptance, a formal contract or written offer letter will be provided to you, and all information and details will be coordinated through the Office of Human Resource Development.

Onboard

You’ve accepted our job offer - congratulations! Everyone in the Punahou School community is excited to get to know you better as you embark on this new opportunity.

Your onboarding process will include a meeting to review the necessary employment requirements; n, criminal history background check and health clearance. Throughout the onboarding process, our office will be your primary liaison between your home department and our awesome services departments to ensure that your workspace, email, access, equipment requirements, office keys and/or parking assignment (if eligible) will be ready when you begin your employment.

Contact

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  • Human Resources

    Sullivan Administration Building
    808.943.3678
    808.943.3664 Fax
    Hours: M – F, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Punahou is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Punahou School, in accordance with state and federal laws, does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender identity, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other grounds protected under state or federal equal employment opportunity laws or regulations.

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Punahou School, in accordance with state and federal laws, does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender identity, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other grounds protected under state or federal equal employment opportunity laws or regulations.
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