Sonshine Preschool is currently looking for

Preschool Teachers

We offer a 4-day work week with paid holidays & vacation.

We are an established faith-based preschool in Kealakekua that offers its employees the opportunity to grow in their career and personal development. 


Sonshine Preschool And Day Care has been serving the families in the Kona community for more than 26 years.  The school is known for providing a strong Biblical foundation and quality care for children and employees alike.   


Our teachers look forward to:

  • The reward of seeing a child’s “light bulb” moment when they finally catch on.
  • The satisfaction of a hard day's work knowing we did our best to impact the future.
  • Using a guided curriculum with the freedom to create and inspire
  • Seeing growth in the children and experiencing it themselves


The Positions:  

  • We are looking for full time qualified Teachers.  
  • Compensation begins at $13 and increases depending on qualifications and experience.
  • Your own classroom
  • Single age group
  • Staff Support
  • Online tools for tracking progress and assessments


The Requirements:


  • BA or AA Degree in Early Childhood Education or
  • BA or AA Degree showing 12 units of Early Childhood Education classes or
  • CDA - Child Development Associate certification


  • TB Test / Assessment
  • Medical Clearance

Other Requirements

  • Background Check
  • DHS Fingerprinting (non-refundable fee)


  • 3 most recent employers
  • 3 personal references
  • Reliable Transportation


The Responsibilities:

  • Modeling leadership, compassion and responsibility
  • Participating and working with other team members
  • Focus on safety, health and a prepared environment
  • Observe and document children’s daily activities
  • Create and execute weekly lesson plans
  • Clear communication


The Location:  

  • The Sonshine Preschool Campus has 5 classrooms, 2 large playgrounds, and a covered outdoor eating / art area.  The weather is usually in the 80’s, sometimes with  afternoon rain.   KTA Express and First Hawaiian Bank are our next door neighbors.  Other banks, eating places and the library are all within walking distance.


Why Should You Apply?

  • You love children!  You want to help them grow to their potential!
  • Great Benefits
  • 4 Day work week
  • Professional Development


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