Job Opportunities

Welcome to the Hawaii State Department of Education. Year-round, we hire an array of teachers, educational specialists and staff to cultivate exceptionalism at our public schools and among our students.

The Department seeks seeks a visionary leader for the position of Assistant Superintendent of Office of School Facilities and Support Services to work closely with the Superintendent and Senior Assistant Superintendent as a strategic partner in the management of school facilities and support services. The position oversees six branches, directs a central and field staff of approximately 400 employees, and oversees the following key functions: (1) Facilities acquisition, planning, construction, maintenance and repair including overseeing the Capital Improvement Plan and budget; (2) Student transportation; (3) School food services; (4) Safety, security, and emergency preparedness; and (5) Auxiliary support.​ Click above for details.

​Immediate Teaching Positions Available

  • Regions: ​​Island of Lanai​, Molokai and West Maui.

  • Subjects: Subject areas include, but are not limited to:​ Elementary Education; Special Education; Secondary Math and English; Drama; Industrial Arts; Health; Hawaiian Language Immersion.

Interested applicants should contact the Teacher Recruitment Office: 808-586-3420 or

Apply for jobs

To apply for jobs in the Department, and see current job availability, please connect with the Office of Human Resources website, or eHR. Anyone who seeks to work for the Department must register with our online system.

  • Job opportunities: Click on each of the four job categories listed on the main page to see available positions.
  • To apply, you must create a profile on the site. Current DOE employees or registered users must log-in.


The Department of Education employs about 13,000 teachers, librarians and counselors, and an additional 12,000 educational officers, civil service and support personnel. We seek talented, skilled, credentialed and enthusiastic employees who will help deliver on the promise of the Department's Strategic Plan. There are job opportunities on the main populated islands: Oahu, Hawaii, Maui, Molokai, Lanai and Kauai. For teachers, the greatest demand occurs on the neighbor islands and in the more rural areas of Oahu, away from Honolulu.

The Department's eHR online job application system includes tabs for our four job classifications listed below. Click on each tab for links to posted positions — please note that teaching vacancies are not posted, but we are always accepting applications for teaching positions.

When you apply online, you'll be guided through a 10-step process. Read on for general information and key links.

1. Teachers, Librarians, Counselors

We are committed to achieving excellence in Hawaii’s public schools. We look for candidates with personal involvement in making school improvements through dedicated, creative collaboration — at all levels of the school system. We make it a priority to fill positions with teachers who have achieved the Highly Qualified designation. Contact Teacher Recruitment to learn more.


Teacher Recruitment
Address: 680 Iwilei Road, Suite 490, Honolulu, HI 96817
Fax: 808-586-4050
Phone: 808-586-3420 or 800-305-5104



Our Spring 2014 recruitment schedule has been filled, and no additional recruitment trips have been scheduled at this time. If you have any questions, please contact the Teacher Recruitment Unit at 1-800-305-5104 or email us at

2. Educational Officers

Principals and vice principals are known as school-level educational officers. At the district and state level, educational officers include our program specialists, office and branch directors, and superintendents. The Department is always looking for skilled, talented professionals and leaders to work in these positions.

You can view our job opportunities on the eHR website. Click the District/State Educational Officers Positions tab, then "View Employment Opportunities."

Educational Officer Recruitment
Address: P.O. Box 2360, Honolulu, HI 96804
Fax: 808-586-3613
Phone: 808-586-3242 or 800-305-5104

3. Classified Employees

The Department is looking for a broad range of classified and support service personnel: Accountants, clerks, health and program specialists, engineers, therapists, drivers, assistants, secretaries and much more.

You can view our job opportunities on the eHR website. Click the Classified/Support Services Personnel Positions tab, then "View Employment Opportunities."

Classified Support Services Personnel Recruitment
Address: 680 Iwilei Road, Suite 490, Honolulu, HI 96817
Fax: 808-587-8537
Phone: 808-586-3744 or 800-305-5104

4. Unskilled Positions

You can view our job opportunities on the eHR website. Click the Unskilled Positions tab, then "View Employment Opportunities."

Online terminals

The Department offers online access to our eHR system for free at the following location. Please note that you must have a valid email address to use these terminals.

Office of Human Resources
Dole Cannery Office Building, 680 Iwilei Rd, Suite 490
Office hours are Mon-Fri 7:45 am-4:30 pm except holidays

You may also access our eHR system at Hawaii's public libraries. You must have a library card to use the library's computers.

Equal Opportunity

The Department of Education does not discriminate in its educational policies, programs, and activities on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, and disability in accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Americans with Disabilities Act of 1991. The Department of Education does not discriminate in its employment policies, programs, and activities on the basis of sexual orientation, arrest and court record, and National Guard participation, as well as on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, and disability, in accordance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1991, Equal Pay Act of 1963, and Chapter 378, Part I, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

Contact Information

Office of Human Resources

Phone: 808-586-3420


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