Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in
La Pietra – Hawaii School for Girls.

Current Openings: Interested applicants should submit a resume or curriculum vitae along with an employment application from the school’s website www.lapietra.edu by email or mail to 2933 Poni Moi Rd., Honolulu, HI 96815.

 Business Manager:La Pietra - Hawaii School for Girls is seeking applicants for the position of Business Manager who will be responsible for:

      • Preparing the annual operating budget in coordination with the Head of School (“HOS”) and the Board of Trustees (“BOT”) Finance Committee
      • Supervision of the bookkeeper and/or outside service providers.
      • Analysis of the financial operations of the School to identify efficiencies in expenditures and non-instructional operational matters.
      • Preparation of regular, at least quarterly, financial reports for the Head of School and Board of Trustees and such other reports as they may need.
      • Accounts payable, accounts receivable, billing, collections.
      • Advising the HOS and BOT regarding insurance and all interactions with insurance providers.
      • Coordinate with School investment groups, banking institutions, and other constituents as directed by HOS and/or the BOT.
      • Management of the chart of accounts.
      • Arranging for the School’s annual audit.
      • Preparation of reports such as Form 990.
      • Execution of instructions from the BOT regarding the management of the endowment.
      • Analysis of endowment investments, returns, costs, etc.
      • Supervision of the physical plant and maintenance staff.
      • Provide safety and prevention recommendations to HOS.
      • Such other functions as might be required by the HOS and/or the BOT regarding the financial operations of the school.

Qualities sought:

      • Analytical
      • Accurate
      • Curious and inquisitive
      • Relates well with others
      • Experience in accounting and financial reporting
      • Knowledgeable in investing
      • Familiarity with technology
      • Familiarity with functions of an independent school
      • Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree or CPA desirable.    

Part-time Bus Driver:  La Pietra—Hawaii School for Girls is seeking a reliable and dependable person for a part-time bus driver position (varying hours Monday through Friday at $15.00 per hour). Current Hawaii driver license, and ability to meet State requirements for driving a 15-passenger school van; including physical examination, background investigation, traffic and criminal abstract, TB clearance, and completion of bus driver training programs. Current first aid card. Ability to understand and carry out instructions and complete various forms and records; interpersonal skills to effectively communicate to students, parents and school personnel in both oral and written forms required. Position to begin in August 2014.


La Pietra – Hawaii School for Girls does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or gender, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, arrest and court record except as provided by Haw. Rev. Stat. §378-2.5, disability, sexual orientation, military/veterans status, or other grounds protected under applicable state and federal laws, regulations, and/or executive orders. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.