Employment Opportunities

Damien Memorial School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Join our family where we educate and inspire young men and women through academics, athletics and the spirituality of a Catholic education. The long-standing tradition of Damien Memorial continues to guide our mission and vision of how we treat our faculty, staff, student, parents, and alumni.

Desired qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required. Teaching experience in content area and use of instructional technology; excellent communication skills and enthusiasm for developing student potential in an academic and religious-oriented learning community.

Interested candidates please send a resume to:
Kyle Atabay

Current Employment Opportunities


Damien Memorial School is seeking a full-time instructor of high school Spanish beginning January 7, 2019. The position includes teaching up to 5 classes potentially ranging from Spanish 1 to AP Spanish Language. An ideal candidate would have an advanced degree and possess the ability to actively engage our scholars using a variety of instructional techniques. 

Please submit resumes to atabay@damien.edu and dchecinski@damien.edu

Academic Coach       

Status:             Full-Time
Term:              12 months

Pay:                 Depends on experience
Work Hours:    Monday – Friday, some flexibility in scheduling before, during and after-school hours

Overview: Damien Memorial School’s mission includes our role on Oahu to serve students from “all walks of life.”

The Academic Coach position offers individualized, academic support to a wide range of our students with different challenges and potential.   The coach seeks to maximize each student opportunities for success. The coach will regularly communicate with counselors and faculty to best devote services to the students who need it the most and provide those students with the appropriate accommodations and learning assistance. The programmatic goal includes to develop a program and different strategies for individualized learning and foster student independence inside the classroom.

The coach will have a primary, foundational group of (approximately 20) students known at school as “PWH Scholars” but will grow into a resource available to similar students. 

The PWH Scholarship is awarded to students from families who have demonstrated a genuine need for substantial financial support for their education.  The coach will work closely with a dedicated counselor for the PWH Scholarship Program.  The coach is responsible for coaching and mentoring the scholars academically, while the counselor is primarily responsible for the scholars’ social and emotional needs and many other areas that help assure the ongoing growth and support of these students.  The coach’s service during each school day is essential.


·       Evaluate PWH students learning styles, strengths, and differences

·       Evaluate and assist students in small groups or individually to practice study skills, work completion, accommodation use, independence skills, and technology use

·       Communication with teachers, parents, and administration for student support

·       Develop resources for teachers to support individualized learning needs

·       Develop Learner Profiles and Personal Growth Plans for student

·       Create a list of accommodations and tools for each student to succeed.

·       Meet with PWH students consistently to provide support for work completion, task management, and tool utilization.

·       Incorporate technology and other techniques to assist students and foster independence.

·       Regularly communicate with teachers, parents, and administration to support students.

Longer term goals:

·       Expand the program to include middle or high school student who would benefit from Academic Coaching and Personal Growth Plans.

·       Give Professional Development that includes: learning difference (dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, ADD, ADHD,  etc.) identification and accommodations.


  • Experience as an academic coach, classroom teacher and/or in curriculum design 

  • Bachelors degree in a related field; masters degree preferred


Interested candidates please send a resume to: Dr.Kyle Atabay, Principal at: atabay@damien.edu

Accountant / Senior Accountant / Controller Position

Essential Functions:
Damien Memorial School (Damien) is seeking a full-time Accountant / Senior Accountant / Controller who will be partially responsible for the general accounting function, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, preparing journal entries, maintaining balance sheet schedules and ledgers, and account and bank reconciliations. The Accountant / Senior Accountant / Controller will assist with monthly closings and account analysis and will support the Chief Financial Officer in carrying out the responsibilities of the Business Office.

When working at Damien, your ability to make a difference and take ownership of your career begins on day one.  You can expect a collaborative, team-driven environment that encourages employees to learn, be curious, and have a bias for action.  We aim to hire and develop those who will raise the bar over the course of their career. 

The position, salary and title are based upon experience.


  • Prepare journal entries and maintain general ledger

  • Perform account/bank reconciliations and prepare analysis of accounts as requested

  • Manage and perform payroll administration

  • Manage and perform monthly and year-end closings and financial statements

  • Ensure compliance with appropriate GAAP and internal controls over financial reporting

  • Work with the accountant and accounting clerk by coordinating activities and responding to inquiries

  • Develop, implement and improve accounting processes and procedures

  • Work with cross-functional teams across the organization

Regular work hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:30pm.  

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or equivalent business experience

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and financial reporting

  • Attention to detail and accuracy, planning and organizing, scheduling and monitoring, communication skills, initiative, team work, confidentiality

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Aptitude for information technology


Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, drug, vision, 403(b) retirement plan and company match, paid time off and holidays, professional development opportunities, and tuition discount.


Interested candidates please send a resume to:
Tiffany Sawai