Out-of-state teacher recruitment job fair schedule

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Hawaii State Department of Education.

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Out-of-state recruitment job fair schedule

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Hawaii State Department of Education. Please see below for job fairs representatives will be attending to recruit individuals for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year.

Job fairs:


  • Champaign, IL, March 2, 2020. Educators’ Job Fair at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

  • Normal, IL, March 3, 2020. Education Career Fair at Illinois State University

  • Spokane, WA, March 18, 2020. Washington Educator Career Fair – Spokane

  • Pittsburgh, PA, March 25, 2020. Pittsburgh Education Recruitment Consortium Education Fair

  • Philadelphia, PA, April 1, 2020. Greater Philadelphia Teacher Job Fair

  • Portland, OR, April 7, 2020. Oregon Professional Educator Fair

Hiring priorities

Note: Applicants interested in subject areas or geographic locations other than those listed in the priority areas below are still welcome to apply. Our recruitment priorities for the 2020-2021 school year are as follows:

  1. Special Education (PK-12)

    • All specialties of Special Education are needed, especially in the areas of American Sign Language (ASL) Deaf Education and Auditory-Oral Education

  2. Secondary English, Secondary Mathematics, Secondary Science

  3. Interest in teaching in hard-to-staff locations

    • Hawaii District: Honokaa, Kau, Keaau, Kealakehe, Kohala, Konawaena, and Pahoa complexes on the island of Hawaii

    • Honolulu District: Hawaii School for the Deaf & the Blind on the island of Oahu

    • Maui District: Hana and Lahainaluna complexes on the island of Maui, Island of Lanai, and Island of Molokai

    • Leeward District: Nanakuli and Waianae complexes on the island of Oahu

    • Windward District: Olomana School on the island of Oahu

  4. Hawaiian Language Immersion

  5. English Learner/Teaching English as a Second Language

If you have any questions, please contact the Teacher Recruitment Unit at 808-441-8444 or write us at Teacher.Recruitment@k12.hi.us.

Contact Information

Teacher Recruitment

Phone: 808-441-8444

Email: Teacher.Recruitment@k12.hi.us

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